Erath County Sheriff's Office (Jailer Position)
ERATH COUNTY IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FULL TIME JAILERS
JOB SUMMARY: A jail officer is a non-exempt position responsible for the daily operation of the Jail. The Jail officers are under the direct supervision of the next higher command level and have no supervisory capacity except by order of a supervisor.
In addition to regular duties of a Jail Officer, a Kitchen Supervisor’s essential functions:
In addition to regular duties of a Jail Officer, a Transport Officer’s essential functions:
In addition to regular duties of a Jail Officer and Transport Officer, a Courthouse Security Officer’s essential functions:
♦ Work courthouse security with the District Court Bailiff, Chief Investigator and deputies on normal
routine to ensure efficient operations and safety of the District Judge, Jury, Attorneys, Staff and
In addition to regular duties, part time Jail Officer’s essential functions are:
The verbal abuse and physical confrontations are frequent and must be handled professionally at all times. Jailers must be able to cope with situations that are emotional and stressful. All jail officers are required to follow all rules and regulations of the Texas Commission on Jail Standards and the Texas Department of Corrections along with the Erath County Sheriff’s Office policies and procedures. Must possess the ability to plan, organize and act upon all areas under the control of the shift commander. Officers must be able to respond to calls for aid and information at all hours and must also work unscheduled times without prior notice. Other requirements include duties as assigned within the scope of responsibility and skill required of the job. Must live within an approved distance from the Erath County Sheriff’s Office.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, LICENSE AND CERTIFICATIONS:
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
WORKING CONDITIONS: Most work is performed indoors. Travel is required for job related duties. Employee may risk physical hazard from angry, unstable, violent and highly volatile prisoners and/or citizens and from weapons. There may be exposure to communicable diseases, illnesses and body fluids.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires ability to take physical control of another person as needed and exposure to stressful situations. Generally, this position requires light lifting, usually less than 10 lbs but can require lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling items that are 100 lbs or more.
Beginning salary is $32,428.44. Benefits include health and dental insurance for the employee after a 90 day waiting period. Careflite insurance is provided for the employee and household family members at no cost. Erath County and employees contribute to the Texas County & District Retirement System. The County also contributes to TCDRS for a supplemental death benefit for the employee.
Vacation, sick and holiday hours are accrued each pay period.
Applicant will be subject to background check. A physical and drug screen are required.
The Erath County Sheriff’s Office applications are available online at www.co.erath.tx.us .
Applications will be accepted until position filled.