Sheriffs' Association of Texas


Houston County Sheriff's Office (Deputy Position)

The Houston County Sheriff’s Office is taking application for a Deputy Sheriff through July 31, 2019. Applications can be obtained on the Houston County Website under the Sheriff’s Office or picked up at 700 A South 4th Street, Crockett, Texas.
Phone: 936-544-2862

General Duties
A. Uphold the laws of the State of Texas and the United States of America.
B. Be responsible for the serving of civil process papers and warrants.
C. Investigate all calls that occur within the county.
D. Respond to all calls, regardless of their nature, when called upon.
E. Be available to respond to any emergency situation when called.
F. Make reports of crimes, complaints, accidents, and investigations.
G. Patrol the county to prevent crimes, protect and serve the public, and to enforce laws.

Minimum Qualifications and Standards
A. Licensed as a Peace Officer by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.
B. High School degree or equivalent.
C. Successful completion of probationary period.
D. Working knowledge of ordinances, laws, procedures, and department policies.
E. Must possess a valid Texas driver’s license.
F. Must live within an approved distance from the Houston County Sheriff’s Office.
G. Be of good moral character and pass a background check.