Sheriffs' Association of Texas


Austin County Sheriff's Office (Certified Jailer Positions)

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

Starting Salary: $46,507.00/year
Step Raises at 1 yr, 3 yrs, 7 yrs and 12 yrs

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


Jailers 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.