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 (pdf). This packet may be downloaded, completed and delivered to the department.

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.

Guadalupe County Participates in EVerify (pdf)

For a full list of benefits Guadalupe County offers, go to https://www.co.guadalupe.tx.us/hr/hr.php

For a more detailed job description click on the job title in blue.

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. "Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources department."


  • Assistant County Attorney - Felony (pdf)

    The position requirements are: • J.D. degree from an accredited college or university • Licensed to practice law in the State of Texas • To demonstrate a significant understanding of criminal law • Minimum 5 years prosecution experience including 3 or more felony jury trials • Applicant must be willing to accept after hours phone calls from law enforcement

    Applications may be obtained online at http://www.co.guadalupe.tx.us or from the Human Resource Office located at 211 W. Court Street, Seguin, Texas. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and letter of interest via e-mail to Office Manager Kellie Davidson-Hall at kellie.hall@co.guadalupe.tx.us.

  • Deputy County Clerk (pdf)

    Come start your career in county government. Applicant must be outgoing, excited to work in public service, self-organized, adaptable, enjoy being part of a team that creates the historical record of Guadalupe County. I’m looking for someone that can follow written & verbal instructions, loves a challenge, can perform multiple tasks while maintaining accuracy and critical attention to detail. You must be hardworking, dependable and professional. This position requires adherence to an extensive group of legal statutes in a fast paced environment. Be a part of our awesome and hardworking team.

    Applications MUST BE returned in person to the Guadalupe County Clerk, at 211 West Court Street, 1st Floor, Justice Center, Seguin, Texas. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

  • Assistant GIS Specialist (pdf)

    Duties include, but are not limited to: Knowledge of Computers with standard word processing and data software, ability to learn GIS Software, Operate standard office equipment, prepare reports in a systematic, neat and legible manner; Addressing new parcels within the County, maintaining Addressing Database, printing images and maps, research flood plain maps. Assists GIS Administrator on various projects and performs other duties as assigned.

    Regular attendance is essential. The applicant must have the ability/skill to understand and follow instructions; 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. Employee must have the ability to work well with others. A valid Texas driver’s license is required.

    Please submit completed applications to the Guadalupe County Road and Bridge Department located at 310 IH 10 W, Seguin, Texas 78155.

  • Animal Control Officer (pdf)

    Applicant must have a high school Diploma or GED. Knowledge and experience in domesticated animals, wildlife and livestock helpful. Must be willing to work shift work and be available for on-call status.

  • MIS Director (pdf)

    Duties include (but are certainly not limited to): Consistently integrating private- and public-sector best practices into our public-sector business. Studying leadership as a discipline, seeking consistent personal improvement and constantly being a person people feel excited to follow (read as candidates who are good managers are just not going to make the cut here). Regularly, successfully and collegially collaborating with department heads and elected officials throughout the county to ensure each leader and their team have all (also may be read as “not more than”) the technology tools they need to be successful in their various missions, and that those tools are always (to the extent humanly possible) up, running and available. Innovating. Then, innovating again. Then bringing new and more ideas, opportunities and aspirations regarding the department to the court. Not ever doing anything foolhardy or rash on a slow news day. Having personal responsibility for the leadership, management, supervision, well-being and professional development of the people in the department. Additional duties and requirements (and we may decide there are more – many more): Tactical things such as planning, organizing, directing, and monitoring activities and processes for the department. Our director will need to ensure that department budgets, internal policies, IT service contracts, and other major facets of the business are properly managed.

    Experience in the following is required for this opportunity:  Demonstrated, successful leadership of teams  Visible track record of solving complex challenges  A history of strong employment engagements  Proven ability to perform in situations where pressure and scrutiny fight for the number one position amongst perceptible environmental factors The ideal candidate might also possess some or all the following:  Project management experience (maybe even a current or past PMP)  Familiarity with GIS infrastructure  Knowledge of server farms, server cluster environments and other, similar computing platforms  Experience with distributed computing  Journeyman’s (or better) knowledge regarding supporting remote workforces  Familiarity with networks and their proper administration  Strong skills in the broad spectrum of information technology security  Knowing when to operate systems, processes or software in the cloud and when to get back on the ground with them  Broad and general technology industry knowledge where an underlying, innate curiosity is also present Position and Educational Requirements: Preference will be given to candidates who possess a master’s degree in MIS (or a related field) from an accredited university. We may consider outstanding applicants whose experience and bachelor’s degree provide a compelling leadership picture. 10 or more years of relatable experience, with a pattern of increasing, executive-level (read as leadership) responsibility, is preferred.

    The executive director will be appointed by and directly responsible to the Guadalupe County Commissioners Court and will have a full-time, salaried position within the organization. Typical work schedule: We see very little as typical for an opportunity like this one. That said, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, with on-call/emergency time required for issues which demand immediate action/attention, might be a fair description for some amount of the time. Applications and other required paperwork may be obtained in person at: Guadalupe County Human Resources (HR) Guadalupe County Justice Center 211 W. Court, Seguin, Texas 78155 Submission Deadline: Your packet must be received by HR no later than close of business (5PM CT) 30 days from the date of this posting.

  • Floodplain Manager - CSR Coordinator (pdf)

    Job Duties Include: • Floodplain determinations • Review and process flood studies and Letter of Map Revision submittals for accuracy and compliance. • Ensure that any new development with Special Flood Hazard areas (SFHAs) meet the requirements of the Flood Damage Prevention Order. • Maintain files on all structures within SFHAs and make periodic physical checks to verify they remain in compliance. • Revise Flood Damage Prevention Order as needed to keep current with changes in legislature. • Establish & update floodplain map information on current property maps and generate list of subdivisions and lots within SFHAs. • Investigate violations and work with property owners to ensure compliance with Flood Damage Prevention Order. • Generate monthly floodplain permit report and distribute to various agencies. • Assemble, coordinate, and maintain the documentation for the community’s CRS application, modifications, cycle verification visits, and annual recertification. • Complete and sign the community’s CRS Activity Worksheets. • Coordinate verification visits with the ISO/CRS Specialists. This includes coordinating representatives from the offices that implement the credited activities and participate in the visit. • Other tasks associated with the Guadalupe County Environmental Health Office

    The individual must be a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM), or obtain certification within 18 months of employment. The individual will be required to complete periodic training to maintain the CFM certification.

    Applications and transfer requests may be obtained and completed from the county’s website (https://www.co.guadalupe.tx.us/employment/employment.php) or picked up at the Human Resources Office located at 211 W. Court, Seguin, TX. Please submit completed application and transfer requests to Environmental Health Department via e-mail shelly.jackson@co.guadalupe.tx.us

  • Adult Detention Officer (pdf)

    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.

    If downloading an application you will need to deliver the Sheriff's Office application/background packet to Debbie Kraft at 2617 N. Guadalupe St. Seguin, Texas 78155.

  • Patrol Deputy Sheriff (pdf)

    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.

    Applications may be obtained from the county’s website (www.co.guadalupe.tx.us) or the Human Resource Office located at 211 W. Court St., Seguin, TX. Please submit completed application/background packet with Sheriff Arnold S. Zwicke at the Sheriff’s Office. Any transfer request by an employee of a higher pay group will be considered as a request for demotion, and therefore a reduction in pay.

  • Juvenile Supervision Officers (pdf)

    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.

    The applicant must possess the ability to: work with youth in an empathetic and understanding manner; foster the cooperation of youth in a custodial setting; communicate effectively with youth, their families, and staff; remain alert, observant, and physically able to respond appropriately to work situations or emergencies including, but not limited to, physical restraint of youth; intervene and correct behavior and facilitate group discussions and activities; learn verbal and physical crisis intervention/de-escalation techniques and emergency treatment procedures; accept and adapt to changes in assignments, methods, environments, and policies; transport youth and travel as necessary; and work a variety of shifts, weekends and holidays when required. The applicant must also have knowledge of individual and group behavior and child development and the role of the family. Starting salary for this position is $16.56 hourly with an increase up to $2.00 hourly upon completion of certification and training.

    Please submit a current resume and application to Guadalupe County Juvenile Services, attn.: Herlinda Rangel, 2613 N Guadalupe Street. Applications may be downloaded from www.co.guadalupe.tx.us or obtained from the Guadalupe County Human Resources Office located at 211 W. Court Seguin, TX.

  • Maintenance Worker (pdf)

    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.

    This position is hiring for multiple areas, Area A (Seguin), Area C (Geronimo Yard) and Area D (Marion).

  • Equipment Operator (pdf)

    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. 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.

    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.

  • Purchasing Clerk (pdf)

    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.

    Applications are required and may be obtained and completed online at http://www.co.guadalupe.tx.us/employment/employment.php or picked and returned to the Guadalupe County Human Resources Department located in the Justice Center building, 1st floor, 211 West Court Street, Seguin, TX 78155.

  • Part Time Custodian (pdf)

    The Building Maintenance Department has an opening for a Part-Time Custodian position at the Sheriff’s Office in Seguin, Texas with a schedule of Monday through Friday from 4:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

    Job requirements: Knowledge of operating floor buffing equipment, one (1) year commercial janitorial experience; must be self-motivated and a hard worker. Additionally, must have own transportation, current valid Texas driver's license and a working telephone number.

    Applications may be obtained from the Human Resource Office located at 211 W. Court St. in Seguin or online. Please submit completed applications to the Building Maintenance Director at 212 W. Nolte St., Seguin, Tx.

  • FT Custodian (pdf)

    Knowledge of operating floor buffing equipment; one (1) year commercial janitorial experience; must be able to follow instructions, be self-motivated, and a hard worker. Additionally, must have own transportation, current valid Texas driver’s license and working phone number

    This position is on the evening shift, schedule is Monday through Friday 3 p.m. to 12 a.m. (midnight). Benefits include medical insurance, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave and retirement.

  • Custodian - Schertz Annex Building (pdf)

    Knowledge of operating floor buffing equipment, one (1) year commercial janitorial experience; must be self-motivated and a hard worker. Additionally, must have own transportation, current valid Texas driver’s license and a working telephone number.

    The schedule for this position is Monday through Friday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Part Time Firefighter (pdf)

    Under general supervision, controls and extinguishes fires, conducts search and rescue missions, responds to medical emergencies, and administers life saving measures. Responds to medical and fire emergencies, treats patients, operates a variety of fire apparatus and vehicles, assists in the investigation of fires, participates in equipment testing and training activities, and compiles and maintains reports and records.

    REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS Texas Department of State Health Services EMT-Basic Certification Texas Commission on Fire Protection Basic Structural Firefighter Certification Traffic Incident Management Program Courage to Be Safe Program NIMS ICS 100, 200, 700, 800 Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License with the ability to obtain a Class B Exempt license within 180 days (6 months) from date of hire. PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS Texas Commission on Fire Protection Driver/Operator Texas Commission on Fire Protection Instructor I Swift Water Rescue

    Applications may be obtained online at www.co.guadalupe.tx.us or from the Human Resources Department located at 211 W Court St., Seguin TX. Please return completed applications to The Guadalupe County Fire Marshal’s Office, located at 101 E. Court Street, Suite 208, and Seguin, Texas.

  • IT Technician (pdf)

    Applicant must have an Associate’s Degree in Business or in a computer related discipline 1-2 years of responsible work experience using computers or a High School graduation and its equivalent with 4-5 years of responsible work experience using computers or, any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

    This position has a start date of October 1, 2021. Benefits include Medical Insurance, Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick and Retirement.

    Please submit completed applications to Sheriff Arnold S. Zwicke at 2617 N. Guadalupe Street.

  • Full Time Deputy Clerk (pdf)

    Applicant must have a High School Diploma, a good working knowledge of computers, be a self starter, multi-task abilities, good organizational/cataloging/and indexing skills, and work well with the public.

    Applicant must be able to withstand repetitive motions, including lifting books weighing 19-25 pounds, retrieving files from file cabinets as high as 89 inches, bending, and repetitive arm and hand movements.

    Applications may be obtained and completed from the county’s website or the Human Resource Office located at 211 W. Court St., Seguin, TX. Please submit completed applications to Linda Balk, District Clerk, located at the Justice Center 211 W. Court St, Seguin, 1st floor.

  • Part-Time Licensed Vocational Nurse (pdf)

    The Part Time Licensed Vocational Nurse reports to the Medical Coordinator. In coordination with, and concurrence from the Juvenile Detention Health Service Authority, the Detention Part-Time Nurse evaluates total health care needs of residents, and arranges for or provides medical treatment to residents. 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. Responds to residents medical needs and arranges for or provides treatment. 2. Maintains security and safety procedures for residents and staff. 3. Assists physicians with on-site medical examinations and procedures. 4. Assists dentists as needed. 5. Provides health care instruction and counseling to residents. 6. Provides screening and evaluation of residents' medical and mental histories. 7. Maintains inventory and security control of medical supplies, including drugs. 8. Fills and dispenses medicines and supervises self-administration while on duty. 9. Maintains medical charts and records, and performs clerical duties as needed. 10. Answers resident and staff inquiries (on call). 11. Maintains the cleanliness of the work area. 12. Sets appointments for residents to see a physician, dentist, or other provider. 13. Maintains confidentiality regarding resident records according to requirements. 14. Attends professional continuing education training as required to maintain licensure. 15. Performs other related tasks as directed by the Detention Manager or Chief Juvenile Probation Officer or their designee.

    Applications are required with transfer request and may be obtained from the county’s website or from the Human Resources Department located at 211 W Court St, Seguin. Applications must be returned to Guadalupe County Juvenile Services, attention Paul Smith, at 2613 North Guadalupe Street, Seguin, TX 78155.

  • Part Time Deputy Fire Marshal (pdf)

    The Part-Time Deputy Fire Marshal provides expertise, develops, organizes, directs and/or implements programs regarding fire prevention, protection, suppression, code enforcement, and fire/arson investigation in the unincorporated areas of Guadalupe County.

    Essential Duties Include: • Inform the public, clubs, schools, organizations and governments regarding fire prevention, investigation and code enforcement;; • Review construction and site plans for the issuance of Fire Code Permits and Certificates of Compliance, inspect fire suppression systems and fire alarm systems, complete inspections needed at new and existing construction sites as well as existing structures throughout the unincorporated portions of Guadalupe County. • Additional duties and responsibilities included on the full job description. Prefer applicant to be a TCFP Certified Inspector I&II and Basic Plans Examiner

  • Firefighter/EMT-B (pdf)

    Under general supervision, controls and extinguishes fires, conducts search and rescue missions, responds to medical emergencies, and administers life saving measures. Responds to medical and fire emergencies, treats patients, operates a variety of fire apparatus and vehicles, assists in the investigation of fires, participates in equipment testing and training activities, and compiles and maintains reports and records.

    Texas Department of State Health Services EMT-Basic Certification Texas Commission on Fire Protection Basic Structural Firefighter Certification Traffic Incident Management Program Courage to Be Safe Program NIMS ICS 100, 200, 700, 800 Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License with the ability to obtain a Class B Exempt license within 180 days (6 months) from date of hire.

    Applications may be obtained online at www.co.guadalupe.tx.us or from the Human Resources Department located at 211 W Court St., Seguin TX. Please return completed applications with supporting documents to The Guadalupe County Fire Marshal’s Office, located at 101 E. Court Street, Suite 208, and Seguin, Texas.

  • Senior Firefighter/EMT-B (pdf)

    The Senior Firefighter will serve as a shift commander and answer to the Fire Administrator. Responds to medical and fire emergencies, treats patients, operates a variety of fire apparatus and vehicles, assists in the investigation of fires, participates in equipment testing and training activities, and compiles and maintains reports and records. Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the Department.

    Texas Commission on Fire Protection Intermediate Structural Firefighter or higher Texas Commission on Fire Protection Driver/Operator Texas Commission on Fire Protection Instructor I or higher Texas Commission on Fire Protection Fire Officer 1 or higher Texas Commission on Fire Protection Hazmat Technician Texas Commission on Fire Protection Basic Wildland Firefighter Current Texas Department of State Health Services Basic EMT or higher Texas Class B driver's license NIMS ICS 100, 200, 700, 800 Traffic Incident Management Program/Courage to Be Safe Program

    Applications may be obtained online at www.co.guadalupe.tx.us or from the Human Resources Department located at 211 W Court St., Seguin TX. Please return completed applications along with supporting documents to The Guadalupe County Fire Marshal’s Office, located at 101 E. Court Street, Suite 208, Seguin, Texas.

  • PT LVN (pdf)

    Applicant must have a High School Diploma or GED, certification as a Licensed Vocational Nurse, knowledge of first aid techniques, pharmacology and practices in general nursing, no criminal record, and at least one year experience, with preferably some detention or public health experience.

    Essential Duties Include: • Provides health care instruction and counseling to inmates • Processes inmates into the jail by screening and evaluating medical and mental histories as needed • Assists physicians, psychiatrists and dentists as needed • Fills and dispenses medicines and supervises self-administration

    Applications and background packets may be obtained from the county’s website or from the Guadalupe County Human Resource Department located at 211 W. Court, Seguin. Applications and background packets must be returned to Debbie Kraft at 2617 N. Guadalupe St. Seguin, Texas 78155. Background packet must be completed and turned in with application.

  • Cook (pdf)

    Must be 18 years old, have a High School Diploma or GED, and have no criminal record. Any transfer request by an employee of a higher pay group will be considered as a request for a demotion, and therefore a reduction in pay unless specifically approved by the Commissioner's Court on a case by case basis.

    Benefits include medical insurance, paid holidays, vacation time, sick time, retirement fund, paid life insurance policy, and an EAP program . Application and packet may be obtained from the Sheriff's Office, County's website, or at the Guadalupe County Human Resources Department in Seguin. Return to the Guadalupe County Sheriff's Office at 2617 N. Guadalupe Street to Debbie Kraft.


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