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. Knowledge in radio and teletype duties preferred. Must be willing to work shift work. Starting salary will be $15.77 per hour. Upon certification, the salary will increase to $16.99 per hour. Benefits include medical insurance, paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal leave, retirement account, $20,000 life insurance policy and EAP program. 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 78155 by August 13, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. ** At this time this application may not be completed and submitted online. ** .

  • Juvenile Supervision Officers

    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 are required with transfer request and may be obtained from the county's website or from the Human Resources Department located at 212 West Nolte, Seguin. Applications must be returned to Guadalupe County Juvenile Services, attention Paul Smith, at 2613 North Guadalupe Street, Seguin, TX 78155. Position is open until filled. .

  • Program Specialist/Clerk

    The Guadalupe County Fire Marshal's Office is seeking a Part-Time Program Specialist. Applicant must be self-starter who is organized, flexible, and a team player who is dependable and professional at all times. Current and/or former First Responders with experience in training, course/exercise development, Emergency Management, Hazmat, and/or managing with volunteers is strongly desired. The applicant must be computer literate, have strong writing skills, knowledge of office procedures and have a high school diploma or its equivalent, plus at least five years of increasingly responsible experience in a professional environment with administrative and/or secretarial responsibilities, or any combination of experience and training, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Starting salary will be $13.40/hour. Applications not completed online will need to be submitted to the Human Resource Department located at 212 W. Nolte or the Fire Marshal's Department located at 101 E. Court Ste. 208. .

  • P.C. Support Technician

    Applicant's main function will be to assist users in the operation of computers, software and peripherals in a Windows 10 environment. The applicant must be able to prioritize, troubleshoot and repair a wide variety of technical issues with minimal assistance or direction. This includes installing computer hardware and software (including operating systems) and peripherals, configuring and upgrading computer systems, optimizing user profiles, installing and configuring Shoretel VOIP phones. The applicant must also be able to accurately document his actions within our work order tracking system, inventory and asset tracking control. Applicant must be able to pass a criminal background check. Applicant must have an Associate's Degree from a computer technical school; a Bachelor's Degree in Business or in a computer related discipline; High School graduation or its equivalent and 5-6 years of responsible work experience using computers; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Benefits include Medical Insurance, Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave and Retirement. Applications not completed online must be returned to the Human Resources Department. .

  • Maintenance Worker

    The Guadalupe County Road and Bridge Department is currently seeking a MAINTENANCE WORKER for Area C (Geronimo Yard). Some work duties include, but are not limited to: Repairs and maintains county roads and bridges, includes all phases of maintenance in the right-of-way, to include asphalt, tree trimming and operating light equipment and trucks. The applicant must have the ability/skill to understand and follow instructions; learn to use power and hand operated tools, including shovel, chain saw, tractor and mower; tolerate outside working conditions, including exposure to adverse weather conditions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers. Only applicants with a current CDL Texas driver’s license and a good driving record will be considered. Benefits include Medical Insurance, Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick, Personal Leave and Retirement. Applications not completed online will need to be submitted to the Guadalupe County Road and Bridge Department located at 2605 N. Guadalupe St. Seguin, TX 78155. .

  • Equipment Technician/Deputy Elections Clerk

    The Guadalupe County Elections Office is currently seeking a Full Time Equipment Technician/Deputy Elections Clerk in the Seguin office. SUMMARY: This position provides technical assistance in a professional manner and performs other required activities during each election. Performs maintenance, testing, preparation, training, delivery and return of election equipment used during Early Voting and on Election Day. Records the movement of the voting equipment and components throughout the election process. Provides assistance in inventory of all election equipment, components and supplies. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Performs required inspection, maintenance and testing of voting equipment before and after each election. 2. Notifies supervisor of any mechanical, maintenance or safety issues with recurring problems related to any equipment owned or rented by the department. . 3. Stages the delivery and return of the Early Voting and Election Day equipment and supplies, utilizing the physical ability required to maneuver the equipment carriers. 4. Maintains an inventory of voting equipment and supplies. 5. Responsible for maintaining order in the warehouse. 6. Provides assistance to early voting clerks and election officials in a clear and professional manner. 7. Provides technical support on Election Day and during Early Voting. 8. Assists in election officials training by setting up equipment, chairs, and video equipment. Also assists with technical portion of training. 9. Resolves routine questions and problems concerning voting equipment and procedures. 10. Troubleshoots in field service environment related to Early Voting and Election Day, DRE equipment and network communications. 11. Tests the electronic poll book laptops to ensure connectivity and accuracy prior to deployment. 12. Attends training as assigned by supervisor to maintain, enhance, or acquire job skills. 13. Performs all other related duties as required. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate is required. Two (2) years in related field. Associates degree in Electronics or Computer Science preferred. Proficient in electronics and experience in word processing/spreadsheet software. Prefer experience with inventory/warehouse management. Texas Driver’s License and good driving record required. Must have good oral and communications skills. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop, climb, lift, push and pull. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds is required. Incumbent will be expected to push and pull up to 500 pounds. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Regular attendance is essential. Incumbent must arrive at work on time, prepared to perform assigned duties and work assigned schedule. Incumbent must have the ability to work well with others. Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the position without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves and others. Requested accommodations to work hours and schedules are considered on an individual basis. Guadalupe County will conduct background checks on new hires that will include a criminal background check related to convictions and deferred adjudications. A conviction or deferred adjudication is not an automatic bar to employment. Each case is considered individually. DECISION MAKING: The duties and tasks of this position are complex and varied in content but standardized in process and procedures. Incumbent resolves routine and some complex questions and problems and refers the most complex issues on to higher levels. Applications not completed online will need to be submitted to Lisa Adam, Elections Administrator, 215 S. Milam St., Seguin, TX 78155. .

  • 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 Guadalupe County is an Equal Opportunity Employer .


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