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."


  • Juvenile Supervision Officers (pdf)

    The Juvenile Supervision Officer (JSO) supervises the daily activities and behavior of youth in the facility. They 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 responsible for the welfare, safety and security of the youth in the facility. They adhere to all departmental policies and procedures, 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; communicate effectively with youth, their families, and staff; remain alert, observant, and physically able to respond appropriately to work situations or emergencies; 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; and work 12 hour shifts.

    Benefits Include: • Sick and Vacation leave benefits to begin after 60 days of employment • Longevity pay after the 3rd anniversary of employment • Paid Basic Life/AD&D Insurance Benefit • Paid overtime • Paid Employee Assistance Program (EAP) • Certification pay • 11-14 paid holidays (varies by year) • Workers' Compensation • 2:1 matching Retirement Plan • On the job training • Paid health insurance for employee • Semi-Annual uniform allowance 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) and Area C (Geronimo Yard).

  • 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.

  • 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 Administrative Assistant (pdf)

    Applicant must have a high school diploma or its equivalent, and at least three years of office experience which includes secretarial duties. Applicant must be able to take and relay clear and accurate messages in a timely manner; communicate effectively with the public over the telephone; understand and follow instructions; handle several tasks simultaneously; be courteous and efficient to callers and visitors; formulate letters; operate standard office equipment, including fax, copier and Microsoft Office programs to include Microsoft Outlook. Applicant must be able to perform online research on various topics if requested, and have the ability to coordinate between veterans and volunteer drivers for transportation to VA medical appointments. Veteran status or veteran spouse is preferred but not required.

    20 hour work week, Monday –Thursday, 9 A.M. to 1 P.M.

    Applications may be obtained and completed from the county’s website: (http://www.co.guadalupe.tx.us/employment/employment.php) or the Human Resources Office located at 211 W. Court, Seguin, TX. Applications not completed online will need to be submitted to the Human Resources Office.

  • Assistant County Attorney - Misdemeanor Division (pdf)

    The position requirements are: • J.D. degree from an accredited college or university • Licensed to practice law in the State of Texas • Significant understanding of criminal law • Willingness 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 Kellie Hall at kellie.hall@co.guadalupe.tx.us.

  • Medical Supervisor (pdf)

    The Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office (Adult) Detention Center is currently accepting applications for the position of Medical Supervisor. Applicant must have a High School Diploma or GED and have no criminal record. Must be certified as a Licensed Vocational Nurse by the State Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners with a current certificate to practice in the state of Texas plus at least two years of experience in nursing care of patients with preferably one year of which was in public health. Supervisory experience is a plus. The pay will be $25.50-$27.04 per hour depending on experience and qualifications.

    Visit the County website at http://www.co.guadalupe.tx.us/employment/employment.php or Human Resources Department located at 211 W. Court in Seguin for a full job description and the Application/Background packet. Please return completed Application/Background packet and required documents to the Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office at 2617 N. Guadalupe St., Attn: Veronica Vela no later than April 22, 2022 at 5pm.

    If a county employee is interested in applying for this position, please also submit a transfer request form. Any transfer requests by an employee of a higher pay group will be considered as a request for demotion and therefore reduction in pay.

  • Assistant MIS Director (pdf)

    Under the administrative direction of the Director of Management Information Services this position is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing the activities of the MIS department to introduce improved efficiencies and effectiveness. This position implements and monitors policy compliance; performs responsible and technical work in the planning, design, installation, and maintenance of County-wide and departmental information cybersecurity systems; provides direction on technical operations and policies to standardizing the organization’s cybersecurity hardware, software and providing hands-on assistance and training to County departments; applies sound management principles to build and maintain effective workforce; acts on behalf of the department head in his/her absence to achieve departmental and county missions; and performs other work as required.

    Experience in the following:  Network support experience required.  Cybersecurity experience required.  Server support experience required.  Personnel management experience required.  GIS infrastructure experience preferred.  Development of the annual budget; monitor budget expenditures throughout the year.  Project management experience in business and technology fields preferred. Job Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree in Business or in a computer related discipline and 5-6 years of responsible work experience maintaining a secure network environment and supervising multiple employees or a High School graduation and its equivalent and 7-10 years of responsible work experience maintaining a secure network environment and supervising multiple employees or, any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

    Applications and appropriate paperwork are required with transfer requests and may be obtained at: www.co.guadalupe.tx.us/employment/employment.php Or, in person at the Office of the Guadalupe County Human Resources (HR) Guadalupe County Justice Center, 211 W. Court, Seguin, Texas 78155.

  • Part Time Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or Registered Nurse (RN) (pdf)

    Guadalupe County Juvenile Services is seeking applicants for: Part Time Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or Registered Nurse (RN) Salary: Range of pay from $24.10 - $24.69 hourly Benefits Include: • Sick and Vacation leave benefits to begin after 60 days of employment • Workers' Compensation • 2:1 matching Retirement Plan • On the job training • Flexible schedule Essential Job Functions: The Part Time LVN/RN reports to the Medical Coordinator. In coordination with, and concurrence from the Juvenile Detention Health Service Authority, the Detention Part-Time LVN/RN evaluates total health care needs of residents, and arranges for or provides medical treatment to residents. This position requires working within a juvenile detention facility.

    The applicant must possess the knowledge, skills and ability to: respond to residents medical needs and arrange for or provide treatment; Maintain security and safety procedures for residents and staff; Assist physicians with on-site medical examinations and procedures; Assist dentists as needed; provide health care instruction and counseling to residents; provide screening and evaluation of residents' medical and mental histories; maintain inventory and security control of medical supplies, including drugs; fill and dispense medication and supervise self-administration while on duty; maintain medical charts and records, and perform clerical duties as needed; answer resident and staff inquiries (on call); maintain the cleanliness of the work area; set appointments for residents to see a physician, dentist, or other provider; maintain confidentiality regarding resident records according to requirements; attend professional continuing education training as required to maintain licensure; perform other related tasks as directed by the Deputy Chief of Residential Services or their designee.

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

  • Telecommunications Operator (Dispatcher) (pdf)

    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. * On the job training will be provided.* Great career opportunity, providing services to the public in a much needed and respected field.

    Starting salary will be $18.65 per hour. Upon certification, the salary will increase to $19.39 per hour. Benefits include Medical Insurance, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave and 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 211 W. Court 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.

  • Public Information officer (pdf)

    Duties include (but are certainly not limited to): Consistently integrating private- and public-sector communications best practices into our public-sector business. 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 communications tools, guidance, assistance and documented policies they need to be successful in their various missions. 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 but being well-prepared to guide commissioners court (or other elected officials in the county) in proper communications when someone else in the organization does. Regular, ongoing teaching and coaching (for those that seek it or are willing to receive it) of department heads and elected officials about what good public communications look like (read as how well-disciplined, professional organizations communicate with and appear to the public and the press). Additional duties and requirements (and we may decide there are more – many more): Under the general supervision of commissioner’s court, perform a variety of tasks related to the dissemination of information to promote the understanding of Guadalupe County programs, services, activities, regulations, objectives, and administrative proceedings to a wide variety of audiences throughout the County, including the general public, communications and media representatives, community and civic groups, public agencies, and private organizations. Additionally, our public information officer might expect to be asked to: • Develop and/or update the county's public communication policies (e.g., procedures, strategies, county communications plan, etc.) • Appear before community groups and media to present information and materials related to the county's activities • Arrange press conferences and authorize appearances or press statements from staff members when appropriate, providing guidance and direction pursuant to county policies and industry best-practices • Establish a county-wide style guide • Coordinate with other departments to produce video and audio marketing pieces and/or records of events and happenings in the county or involving the county • Maintain assorted social media pages for the county • Coordinate the production of the annual citizen's guide to county services, which includes researching and verifying information and composing the text, taking photographs, formatting the layout and ensuring the timely distribution of the information • Develop a variety of educational materials to create a better understanding of county programs, services, policies and projects • Facilitate a variety of special events and county activities by assisting media representatives at the event, providing information to the public

    Experience in the following is required for this opportunity:  Demonstrated, successful performance in a public information officer role  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:  Ability to develop comprehensive public relations strategic plan and public information programs for Guadalupe County  Ability to develop and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships with local media and key figures in community groups and agencies  Knowledge of media resources and other forms of public outreach available in the community  Skilled in interviewing and creating rapport with interview subjects  Ability to analyze the news value of events  Knowledge of public relations practices and strategic program development  Basic knowledge of methods and techniques of video and audio production  Skilled in planning and organizing work to meet schedules and timelines  Knowledge of promotional techniques and marketing methods, including publicity materials appropriate to TV, print, radio, and other outlets  Proven ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information  Ability to prepare and maintain accurate and detailed records Position and Educational Requirements: Preference will be given to candidates who possess a master’s degree in public relations, marketing, business or other directly related and appropriate field from an accredited university. We may consider outstanding applicants whose experience and bachelor’s degree provide a compelling career picture. Five (5) or more years of relatable experience, with a pattern of increasing, leadership-level responsibility, is preferred.

    Compensation: We will compensate our public information officer in a manner commensurate with his or her experience, accomplishments and potential. We will also provide annual vacation accrual, various insurance programs, retirement benefits and other professional considerations we feel are or may be appropriate for this position. 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. NOTE: The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position and is assigned by Commissioners Court. Special Requirements Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid State Driver's License. Must be insurable with the County insurance carrier and maintain a safe driving record throughout employment. Tools and Equipment Used Cameras, video cameras, overhead and slide projectors, audio/video equipment, personal computer, telephones, printers, copiers, and FAX machines. Physical Requirements The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing these duties, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk or hear; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee may occasionally be required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Working Conditions The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is performed primarily in office, vehicles, and outdoor settings, in all weather conditions, including temperature extremes, during day and night shifts. Work can be performed in emergency and stressful situations. Individual may be exposed to hazards associated with floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, and fires. Potential exposures include smoke, noxious odors, fumes, chemicals, liquid chemicals, solvents and oils. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet in office settings, and loud at an emergency scene.

  • Part Time Community Activities Officer (pdf)

    The Part-Time Community Activities Officer will plan, co-facilitate and manage a variety of community service programs/presentations/activities focused on at-risk youth and those placed on probation or in detention and their families in Guadalupe County.

    Qualifications Required 1. Graduation from High School or a General Education Development (GED) certificate 2. Must have a clear criminal history 3. Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s license and have proof of liability insurance 4. Excellent verbal communication and writing skills

    Please submit a current resume and application to Guadalupe County Juvenile Services, Attn: Dalena Krueger 2613 N. Guadalupe Street, Seguin Texas 78155, before 5:00pm on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. 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 Texas.

  • Medical Assistant (pdf)

    Must have a High School Diploma or GED and have no criminal record. Must be certified as a medical assistant with a current certificate to practice in the state of Texas.

    • Responds to inmates’ medical needs; • Arranges for or provides treatment; • Maintains security, safety procedures for inmates and staff; • Provides health care instruction and counseling to inmates; • Assists physicians, psychiatrists and dentists as needed; • Processes inmates into the jail by screening and evaluating medical and mental histories as needed; • Maintains inventory and security control of medical supplies, including drugs and narcotics; • Fills and dispenses medicines and supervises self-administration; • Answers inmates and staff inquires; • Maintains the cleanliness of the work area; • Performs clerical duties such as filing of records; • set appointments for the inmates to see a physician, psychiatrist or dentist; • Makes frequent observations of medical cells; • And performs such other related duties as may be assigned.

    Applications may be obtained at the Guadalupe County Sheriff's Office, the Guadalupe County Human Resource Office, or on the County website. Completed applications should be submitted to Veronica Vela at the Guadalupe County Jail. 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.

  • 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 Veronica Vela 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 Veronica Vela 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 Veronica Vela


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