Employment Opportunities

Guadalupe County is currently accepting applications for the following positions. You may complete the application online or print the application and/or background packet using the links at the bottom of this page. If you wish to turn in your application in person, please refer to the job posting for instructions.

Attention: If you are applying for a position at the Adult Detention Center or Sheriff’s Department, you must complete, the Sheriff’s Office, Adult Detention Center and Animal Control Application and Background Packet. This packet will need to be delivered to the department. At this time you may not submit this application/packet online.

The hiring authority will review the applications submitted and contact the applicants they want to interview and will make the final hiring selection. As part of the conditional offer for employment with Guadalupe County, you will be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug screen and possibly a medical exam (physical and/or psychological). Law enforcement candidates that are given a conditional offer will be required to complete and pass a thorough background investigation and meet TCOLE requirements.

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Guadalupe County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age and handicapped status in emploment or the provision of services.


  • Adult Detention Officer

    Must have a High School Diploma or GED and have no criminal record. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Preferably some jail experience and you must have a current Texas Driver License. Sheriff's Office application/background packet must be returned to Debbie Kraft at 2617 N. Guadalupe St. Seguin, Texas 78155. .

  • Cook

    Must have a High School Diploma or GED and have no criminal record. Prospective employee must have prior cooking experience. This position is Grade 11 Step 1 at $13.20 per hour. Benefits include medical insurance, paid holidays, vacation, sick, personal leave and retirement. Application/Background packet may be obtained from the county's website or at Guadalupe County Human Resources Department located at 212 W. Nolte in Seguin and returned to the Guadalupe County Sheriff's Office at 2617 N. Guadalupe Street to Debbie Kraft. This position is open until filled. .

  • Telecommunications (Dispatcher)

    The Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for the position of Telecommunications Operator (Dispatcher) Applicant must have a high school diploma or GED, ability to handle stressful situations, have telephone, typing, computer data entry and multi-tasking skills. Must be willing to work shift work * On the job training will be provided.* Great career opportunity, providing services to the public in a much needed and respected field. Upon certification, the salary will increase to $17.49 per hour. Benefits include Medical Insurance, paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal leave, retirement account, $20,000 Life Insurance Policy and Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Applications can be obtained from the Guadalupe County Human Resource Department located at 212 W. Nolte Street, Seguin, Texas or online at http://www.co.guadalupe.tx.us/employment/employment.php. Completed application and background packet will need to be delivered to Sheriff Arnold Zwicke at the Sheriff’s Office located at 2617 N. Guadalupe, Seguin, TX. Application may not be completed online at this time, please download and complete the application. .

  • Patrol Clerk

    The Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Patrol Clerk. Applicant must have a high school diploma or GED. Must be able to operate a typewriter, adding machine, calculator, copier, computer, multi-phone lines, fax machine, scanner, and time clock. Must be able to perform clerical functions such as copying data to cds/dvds, filing, making copies, posting information, faxing, scanning, and maintain information logs. Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel is preferred. Please file your application/background packet with Sheriff Arnold S. Zwicke. You may not apply for this position online; you will need to download the Sheriff's Application and Background Packet and once completed deliver to the Sheriff's Department along with the required documents from page one of the application. .

  • Intensive Supervision Juvenile Probation Officer

    Guadalupe County Juvenile Services is accepting applications for the position of Intensive Supervision Juvenile Probation Officer. Please submit your application, letter of intent, and a current resume to Guadalupe County Juvenile Services, Attn: Stacey LaBarr at 2613 N Guadalupe Street. Original application submission date of 10/1/2018; changed to 10/19/2018. SUMMARY OF DUTIES Under the direct supervision of the Juvenile Probation Officer Supervisor, the Intensive Supervision Juvenile Probation Officer is responsible for providing a high level of direct and indirect supervision of juveniles referred to the department and been placed on ISP supervision. This position will be responsible for providing maximum supervision and structure for juveniles displaying high risk and high need behaviors. This position requires frequent contacts with juveniles and their families, school and home visits, court appearances, casework documentation, coordination and facilitation of programs and activities, cooperation with community agencies and law enforcement while maintaining the quality, consistency and integrity of services established by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department, the Chief Juvenile Probation Officer of Guadalupe County and the Guadalupe County Juvenile Board. Qualifications Required 1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the preferred fields of Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychology, Behavioral Science, Political Science, Human Resource Management, Public Administration or Social Work 2. Must meet all requirements for certification as a Juvenile Probation Officer in the State of Texas 3. Must not currently be under any suspension from TJJD or any other state agency 4. Must have never had any certifications revoked 5. Must have a clear criminal history 6. Must possess a valid Texas driver’s license and have proof of liability insurance 7. Experience working directly with at risk juveniles involved in the juvenile justice system 8. Experience as a caseload carrying Juvenile Probation Officer or similar work responsibilities 9. Knowledge of TJJD standards and procedures 10. Knowledge of the Juvenile Justice Code 11. Excellent verbal communication and writing skills 12. Available to work a variety of hours when required 13. Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to deal with crisis situations 14. Possess initiative, leadership, professionalism, creativity and passion for the field of juvenile justice Qualifications Preferred Two to five years’ experience in the field of juvenile justice Certificates and Licenses Required Certification as a Probation Officer by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department .

  • Patrol Deputy

    The Guadalupe County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for a Patrol Deputy Sheriff. This position patrols roads in Guadalupe County to prevent crime and enforce laws and regulations while responding to emergency calls and routine complaints. Essential job duties include: * Keeps record of activities and makes reports concerning crimes, complaints, accidents and investigations * Gathers and labels evidence, takes photographs and fingerprints, guards and transports prisoners and testifies in court * Questions witnesses and suspects and takes statements and depositions * Issues traffic citations, pursues and apprehends suspects and makes arrests Applicant must be a Certified Peace Officer with the State of Texas and be willing to work shift work. This position is classified as a Grade 23-L, Step 1 with starting salary of $20.65 per hour. Benefits include Medical Insurance, Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave and Retirement. Please submit completed application/background packet with Sheriff Arnold S. Zwicke at the Sheriff's Office. The Law Enforcement Application Packet can be obtained from the Guadalupe County Human Resource Dept. located at 212 W. Nolte Street in Seguin or online at http://www.co.guadalupe.tx.us/employment/employment.php Please note you may not apply for this position online at this time, download and complete the application. .

  • Narcotics Investigations Division Analyst

    The Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a Narcotics Investigations Division Analyst, please file your application with Sheriff Arnold S. Zwicke. Applicant must have three plus years’ experience of all computer software to include Excel, Word, Power Point, & Microsoft Access; must have working knowledge of general law enforcement procedures; written/verbal/listening Spanish skills; ability to operate standard office equipment; know standard office procedures; a Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice or other degree preferred; prior experience in operating State, Federal, and National Software and applications preferred. Please be aware you may not apply for this position online: you will need to download the Sheriff's Background and application packet and deliver to the Sheriff's Department along with original documents listed on page one of the application Guadalupe County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, and handicapped status in employment or the provision of services. .

  • Equipment Operator for Heavy Construction

    The Guadalupe County Road and Bridge Department is currently seeking an EQUIPMENT OPERATOR for Heavy Construction. Benefits included: Medical, Employer Matching Retirement, Term Life and AD&D Insurance, and Wellness Incentives. Some work duties include, but are not limited to: Performing a Pre-Trip Inspection to include checking oil, water, fuel, tires, hydraulic system, etc., and makes appropriate adjustments to be certain vehicle is in proper operating condition prior to leaving for job site. Applicant must operate gasoline and diesel powered equipment and vehicles engaged in road construction and repair work, including motor grader, backhoe, rubber-tire and track loader, roller, water truck, road sweeper, rock sweeper, rock distributor, etc.; be able to rework roadways, with minimal supervision, incorporating the stabilization and base requirements to produce a finished product; perform preventive maintenance and minor repairs on equipment and machinery; performs various types of concrete work, including framing, assembling steel, pouring, smoothing, etc. Applicant must be able to safely operate equipment and know the provisions of the Texas Motor Vehicle Code relating to operation of heavy motorized equipment. Applicant must also have the ability to operate heavy equipment effectively and safely. Applicant must have and maintain a Commercial Driver License, Class A (preferred) or Class B license acceptable. The applicant must be able to service and make minor repairs on equipment used, applying safety standards to prevent hazards; understand and follow instructions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers; tolerate outside working conditions, including exposure to adverse weather conditions. Applications not completed online must be returned to the Guadalupe County Road and Bridge Department located at 2605 N. Guadalupe St.. .


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