Sheriffs' Association of Texas

03/20/2018

Garza County Sheriff's Office (Transportation Officer Position)

Open Position: Transportation Officer                 Close Date: Open Until Filled

POSITION SUMMARY: Transport inmates for scheduled transportation in a safe and
timely manner. Plan and organize transportation schedule. Inspect and maintain
transportation vehicles.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. On call for possible inmate transport
2. Safely transports inmates according to policy and the standards of TCJS.
2. Performs regular security and maintenance inspections of vehicles and restraints.
3. Completes necessary paperwork for each transport.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for fuel card and all associated paperwork and receipts. Assist with daily
operations of the jail when not performing transports. Supervise working inmates.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILL:
You must be able to calculate and understand destination directions. You must be able to
drive in all types of weather. You must be able to think clearly and follow instructions in
case of an emergency.

High School Diploma or GED – Required
Valid Driver’s License – Required
Jailer’s License – Must be eligible to be TCOLE certified if not already.

Applications can be picked up at the Garza County Sheriff's Office or online at www.garzacounty.net/id25.html

Contact Captain Michael Copeland at (806) 495-3595 for addition information.