Sheriffs' Association of Texas

Austin County Sheriff's Office (Certified Peace Officer Positions)

The Austin County Sheriff's Office (ACSO) is currently seeking qualified applicants for current and future Certified Peace Officer positions.

Must hold or be eligible to secure a TCOLE Peace Officer Certificate on or before January 1, 2020

Starting Salary: $49,997.00/year
Step Raises at 6mo, 3yrs, 7yrs and 12yrs

Medical; Dental; Vision; Life, AD&D, TCDRS County Retirement System (8 years to vesting), Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, Paid Holidays, Certificate Pay, Longevity Pay


Patrol deputies work 12 hour shifts and work 15 days each month. Every other weekend off is a 3-day weekend.

Preference will be given to current or retired peace officers seeking lateral entry.

Successful candidates must pass the ACSO comprehensive pre-employment background, which includes but is not limited written exam, medical exam, psychological exam, credit history, work history.

For additional information, email CPT H.C. Riddle at or call at 979-865-3111.