Sheriffs' Association of Texas


Anderson County Sheriff's Office (Jailer Position)

Position: Full-Time Jailer          Open until filled 

SALARY: Current-$31,500.00 Annually. Plus certificate pay. $3,000 Step pay after 5 years of service. Paid overtime.

Summary of Position: Performs correctional work involving the care and custody of offenders. Work involves training in officer and offender relations, security, and corrections management.

Essential Duties:

  • Participates in the care and custody of offenders in adherence to
    correctional laws, rules, regulations, and established procedures.
  • Performs searches of buildings, dormitories, and cellblocks for contraband and performs searches of offenders.
  • Oversees and controls offender movement within buildings or specific
  • Prepares and maintains records, forms, and reports.
  • Assists in responding to emergency situations, searching for escaped
    offenders, and transporting offenders.
  • Performs related work as assigned by Sheriff.

A Job profile is not a comprehensive job description.

REQUIREMENTS: High School diploma or GED is required. Must be 18 at time of hire and have a valid Texas driver's license. Must pass: criminal history background check; drug screen, physical exam and psychological exam.

Applications mandatory and available on line at Anderson County Sheriff's Office or Anderson County Employment Opportunities.


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