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. .

  • Part-time Accountant /Internal Auditor

    The Guadalupe County Auditor’s Office is seeking a Part-Time Accountant / Internal Auditor. Applicant must have previous accounting or internal audit experience. Undergraduate degree required; Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed to practice in Texas a plus. Pay rate $18.00-$25.95 commensurate with experience and certifications. Work schedule is based on a 20 hour work week with flexible hours (during regular office hours). (Applications must be complete. Resume in lieu of applications will NOT be accepted.) Applications not completed online will need to be submitted to the Guadalupe County Auditor’s Office located at 307 W. Court St., Suite 205, Seguin. .

  • Licensed Professional Counselor/Clinician

    The Guadalupe County Juvenile Services is currently seeking applicants for a Licensed Professional Counselor/Clinician. The following requirements apply: Masters or Doctorate degree in a mental health field or a closely related field that complies with the mental health professional requirements in the state of Texas. Must be a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), or a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) valid in the state of Texas, or a Doctorate in the field of mental health or closely related field. Be in good standing with the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Maintain a professional mental health license. A valid Texas Driver’s license and proof of liability coverage is required. Applicant must have no criminal record and pass a criminal background check. Experience with juveniles impacted by trauma, abuse, neglect, exploitation, behavioral issues or illegal behavior is preferred. Experience working with juveniles in individual/family/group therapy preferred. Applications not completed online will need to be submitted to Guadalupe County Juvenile Services, 2613 N. Guadalupe Street, Seguin Texas 78155. .

  • 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. .

  • Buyer

    The Guadalupe County Purchasing Department will be accepting applications for a Buyer. The Buyer’s main responsibilities include performing duties related to the purchasing of supplies, materials, equipment and services by assigned commodity codes. Preparing bids and quote requests, tabulating results and recommending award for contract and non-contract buying in accordance with state statutes, purchasing policy and procedures. Position is responsible for the submission of invitation to bid; review, analysis, and purchase of supplies, services and goods; review of methods of acquisition; and preparation of purchase orders and related documentation. Please read the complete job description for more information by double clicking on the job title. Applications not submitted online need to returned to Guadalupe County Human Resources Department located in the Justice Center building, 1st floor, 211 West Court Street, Seguin, TX 78155. .

  • Purchasing Clerk

    The Guadalupe County Purchasing Department will be accepting applications for a Purchasing Clerk. The purchasing clerk’s main responsibility will be to provide administrative support relating to the purchasing function. Performs duties related to the ordering, receiving, and processing of supplies, materials, and equipment for the Guadalupe County Purchasing Department. Reviews and resolves discrepancies in purchase orders and receiving documents, verifies accuracy and validity of documentation. Please read the complete job description for more information, by double clicking on the job title. Applications not completed online will need to be submitted to the Guadalupe County Human Resources Department located in the Justice Center building, 1st floor, 211 West Court Street, Seguin, TX 78155. .

  • Juvenile Supervision Officers

    Guadalupe County Juvenile Services is currently seeking Juvenile Supervision Officers (Part-Time only.) The Juvenile Supervision Officer (JSO) supervises the daily activities and behavior of youth in the facility. They monitor living conditions to ensure a clean and safe environment for youth and staff; monitor youth interaction, observe youth in all areas of programming, intercede in verbal or physical confrontations, and maintain authority and youth compliance with established procedures. They are also responsible for the welfare, safety and security of the youth in the facility. They complete written behavior and incident reports, including, but not limited to documentation of room checks and daily activities. JSO’s conduct physical searches and pat downs, operate department vehicles for the safe transport of youth as needed, and adhere to all departmental policies and procedures, the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) standards, as well as federal, state, and local statutes at all times. This position requires working with dangerous/aggressive youth. Applicants should possess a high tolerance for working in an emotionally demanding/stressful work environment. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 1. Ability to work with youth in an empathetic and understanding manner. 2. Ability to foster the cooperation of youth in a custodial setting. 3. Ability to communicate effectively with youth, their families, and staff. 4. Ability to remain alert, observant, and physically able to respond appropriately to work situations or emergencies including, but not limited to, physical restraint of youth. 5. Ability to intervene and correct behavior and facilitate group discussions and activities. 6. Ability to learn verbal and physical crisis intervention/de-escalation techniques and emergency treatment procedures. 7. Ability to accept and adapt to changes in assignments, methods, environments, and policies. 8. Knowledge of individual and group behavior. 9. Knowledge of child development and the role of the family. 10. Ability to transport youth and travel as necessary. 11. Ability to work a variety of shifts, weekends and holidays when required Applications not completed online must be returned to Guadalupe County Juvenile Services, attention Herlinda Rangel, at 2613 North Guadalupe Street, Seguin, TX 78155. .

  • Training Employment Opportunity-Deputy Sheriff

    Training Employment Opportunity The Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office desires to hire four prospective employees to work as a Deputy Sheriff. Guadalupe County has agreed to pay the training cost for four prospective un-certified employees to attend and complete training through the Law Enforcement Academy. Must be 21 years of age to apply. Accepted Candidates will be working at the Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office at a starting pay rate of $18.65 per hour and attending the Law Enforcement Academy. Upon completion of the Law Enforcement Academy pay will increase to $20.65. Anyone interested in this opportunity will need to complete a Sheriff’s Application and Background Packet. This application may not be submitted online and will need to be delivered to Sheriff's Office along with all original documents requested on Page One of the Sheriff Application and Background Packet. .

  • Part-Time Receptionist/PBX OPerator

    The HR Department will be accepting applications on behalf of the County Judge for a Part-Time Receptionist / PBX Operator The receptionist’s main responsibility is to answer the county’s main phone lines; be accurate and cheerful and to maintain a smooth, well-planned, and orderly flow of the phones and customers while handling administrative support duties. Serve as a positive representative, while providing outstanding customer service to anyone who calls or visits. Starting pay for this part-time position will be $10.00 per hour. Work schedule will be Monday and Tuesday’s only from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Position shall remain open until filled. We ask that you please provide a county application and your resume. Applications not completed on-line will need to be submitted to the Human Resources Department, which has recently re-located to the Justice Center, 1st floor, 211 West Court St., Seguin. .

  • Patrol Deputy Sheriff

    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 Sheriffs Office. The Law Enforcement Application Packet can be obtained from the Guadalupe County Human Resource Dept. located at 212 W. Court Street in Seguin. **Please note you may not apply for this position online at this time, download and complete the application and deliver to the Sheriffs Department. .

  • 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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