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."


  • 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 for Area C (Geronimo Yard).

  • Deputy Clerk - Schertz & Seguin Location (pdf)

    Applicant must be organized, flexible, a team player and enjoy working with the public. The applicant must have the ability to follow written and verbal instructions; ability to perform multiple tasks while maintaining accuracy and critical attention to detail; be computer literate and have a thorough knowledge of office and basic accounting procedures; be hardworking, dependable and professional. This position requires adherence to an extensive group of legal statutes in a fast paced environment. Must possess a high school diploma, or its equivalent; college hours are preferred.

    NO EMAIL OR ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Applications must be returned in person to the Guadalupe County Clerk, at 211 West Court Street, 1st Floor, Justice Center, Seguin, Texas.

  • Maintenance Worker for Area D (Marion Yard) (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.

    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 applications to the Guadalupe County Road and Bridge Department located at 2605 N. Guadalupe St. If any county employee wishes to apply for this position, please complete an application and transfer request form. 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 Deputy Clerk (pdf)

    • Ability to learn complex vehicle regulation methods and property tax laws and procedures • Accounting knowledge • Must be capable of working well with other employees and the general public. • Must be willing to work in the Schertz location.

    Applications may be completed online and may be obtained from Guadalupe County’s website http://www.co.guadalupe.tx.us/employment/employment.php or at the Guadalupe County Human Resources Department located at 211 West Court Street. Applications submitted in person must be returned to the County Tax Office located at 307 West Court Street, Seguin, Texas 78155. Applications due in April 30, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.

  • Juvenile Supervision Officer Team Leader (pdf)

    The JSO Team Leader directs and empowers JSO staff in the protection of youth being detained in the Guadalupe County Juvenile Detention Center residential facility. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: • Ability to work with youth in an empathetic and understanding manner. • Ability to foster the cooperation of youth in a custodial setting. • Ability to communicate effectively with youth, their families, and staff. • 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. • Ability to intervene and correct behavior and facilitate group discussions and activities. • Ability to learn verbal and physical crisis intervention/de-escalation techniques and emergency treatment procedures. • Ability to accept and adapt to changes in assignments, methods, environments, and policies. • Knowledge of individual and group behavior. • Knowledge of child development and the role of the family. • Ability to transport youth and travel as necessary. • Ability to work a variety of shifts, weekends and holidays when required

    QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Graduation from High School or a General Education Development (GED) certificate. 2. A minimum of two years’ experience as a Juvenile Supervision Officer with a Juvenile Justice agency or equivalent experience is preferred. 3. Handle with Care, Trauma Informed Care, CPR-First Aid, and Facility Suicide Prevention are training requirements. 4. Supervisory experience is preferred.

    Please submit a current resume and application to Guadalupe County Juvenile Services, attn.: Herlinda Rangel, 2613 N. Guadalupe Street, Seguin Texas 78155. 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.

  • Telecommunications (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.

    Full job description and Sheriff Application and Background Packet may be obtained from http://www.co.guadalupe.tx.us/employment/employment.php or the Human Resource office at 211 W. Court St., Seguin. Please submit applications and ALL required documents to Sheriff Arnold Zwicke at 2617 N. Guadalupe Street, Seguin, TX, 78155.

  • Intensive Supervision Juvenile Probation Officer (pdf)

    Applicant must have knowledge of: Texas Juvenile Justice Code, Texas Family Code, Texas Education Code and Texas Penal Code. Applicant must also have the skill/ability to: Supervise juveniles involved in the juvenile justice system; maintain effective working relationships with other county employees, county school districts and school officials, judges, and community organizations and agencies involved in the juvenile justice system; demonstrate proficiency in both oral and written communication; and maintain appropriate necessary certifications. Applicant must be over the age of 21, a U.S. citizen, have a valid Texas driver’s license, the ability to pass a criminal background check, and a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college/university. Three to Five years or more of graduate study in corrections, counseling, criminology, law, psychology, education, sociology, social work or a related field OR one year work or intern experience in a juvenile justice, corrections, or social service agency doing case work or counseling is desired. Applicant should possess knowledge of case management, courtroom proceedings, ethics codes, Texas Family Code, suicide prevention, identification of abuse, neglect or exploitation, and recognition of mental illness in youths.

    Please submit a current resume and application to Guadalupe County Juvenile Services, attn.: Jessica Diaz, 2613 N. Guadalupe Street, Seguin Texas 78155. 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.

  • Juvenile Probation Officer Supervisor (pdf)

    Applicant must have knowledge of TJJD standards and procedures, the Juvenile Justice Code; Texas Education Code, excellent problem solving skills and the ability to deal with crisis situations; possess initiative, leadership, presentation skills, creativity and a passion for the field of juvenile justice; the ability to manage employees using strength based support, guidance and direction. Applicant must also have the skill/ability to: work directly with at risk juveniles involved in the juvenile justice system; experience as a caseload carrying Juvenile Probation Officer or similar work responsibilities; experience in the research, development, implementation and maintenance of programs and services for juvenile offenders and their families or a combination of these skills; communicate effectively with all staff; establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, school personnel, law enforcement officials, attorneys, juveniles and their parents, and the general public; demonstrate proficiency in both oral and written communication; and maintain appropriate necessary certifications; to be creative and show a high degree of initiative, discretion and commitment to the department, the services and the population being served. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the preferred fields of Criminal Justice, Education, Sociology, Psychology, Behavioral Science, Political Science, or Social Work is required Applicant must meet all requirements for certification as a Juvenile Probation Officer in the State of Texas; must not currently be under any suspension from TJJD or any other state agency; must have never had any certifications revoked; must have a clear criminal history; must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License and have proof of liability coverage.

    Please submit a current resume and application to Guadalupe County Juvenile Services, attn.: Jessica Diaz, 2613 N. Guadalupe Street, Seguin Texas 78155. 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.

  • Part-Time Clerk (pdf)

    Position is budgeted for 20 hours per week, which will be during regular work hours between 8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday, with a fairly flexible schedule (to be coordinated upon hiring). This is a part-time clerical position. Duties include scanning documents into the computer system, organizing bill list, data entry, and other clerical duties. Must be able to enter data quickly and accurately, at approximately 40-60 words per minute. This position requires strict attention to detail, the ability to complete projects on a deadline, have a strong work ethic, and be organized.

    Applications are available at the Guadalupe County Human Resources Department at 211 W. Court St. or on the web at: http://www.co.guadalupe.tx.us/hr/applications/job_app.pdf Completed applications should be turned into Auditor’s Office. Applications must be complete. Transfer form or resume in lieu of applications will NOT be accepted.

  • Assistant Auditor Clerk (pdf)

    Candidate should have 3-5 years office experience preferably in an accounting or finance setting, must have a high level of math abilities, ability to follow multi-step directions, complete tasks in a timely manner, be organized and have excellent communication skills. Applicant must be able to multi-task, handle heavy workload, work under pressure, meet deadlines, and pay strict attention to detail. (See Job Description for specific duties.)

    Position is budgeted for 40 hours per week. Regular work hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Regular attendance is essential. Must arrive at work on time, prepared to perform assigned duties and work assigned schedule. This position does not have a flexible schedule and cannot be done remotely.

  • 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.

    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

    Please submit a current resume and application to Guadalupe County Juvenile Services, Attn: Herlinda Rangel, 2613 N. Guadalupe Street, Seguin Texas 78155. 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.

  • Part Time Groundskeeper (pdf)

    Job Duties Include:  Knowledge of line trimmer and other lawn equipment  Maintain grounds and flower beds  Trim trees and bushes  Water and fertilize grass and plants; apply annual pesticide  Keep sidewalks and curb areas free of debris  As well as other duties as assigned Candidate must be self-motivated and a hard worker. Additionally, must have current valid Texas driver’s license, a working telephone number and be 18 years of age in order to comply with FLSA Hazardous Occupation regulations.

    This Part-Time position will be approximately 25 hours a week. Schedule will be 5:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Applications may be obtained and completed online at http://www.co.guadalupe.tx.us/employment/employment.php or from the Human Resource Office located at 211 W. Court St., Seguin. Completed applications must be submitted to Building Maintenance at 212 W. Nolte.

  • 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: Jessica Diaz 2613 N. Guadalupe Street, Seguin Texas 78155, before 5:00pm on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. 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.

  • 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.

    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 are required with transfer requests and may be obtained and completed online from the county’s website or from the Human Resource Department located at 211 W. Court St., Seguin. Applications must be returned to the Guadalupe County Road and Bridge Department located at 2605 N. Guadalupe St.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Part-Time Nurse (pdf)

    The Part Time 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 not completed online must be returned to Guadalupe County Juvenile Services, attention Paul Smith, at 2613 North Guadalupe Street, Seguin, TX 78155.

  • County Engineer (pdf)

    REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATION: To be considered for the position, a person must meet the following criteria: • Bachelor of Science Degree (or Master Degree) in Civil Engineering • Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas • Minimum of ten (ten) years related experience in public works projects • Computer and related software, plotter, survey equipment, personal computers, spreadsheets, GIS, and CADD software • Management of large-scale capital projects • Direct supervisory experience, including diverse groups of subordinates • Excellent interpersonal skills • Experience in Flood Plain Management • Valid Texas Driver’s License • Plan and execute the design of major public works construction projects. • Knowledge and experience in reviewing plats and public infrastructure / construction plans • Prepare specifications, estimates, work schedules, plans, maps and reports. • Knowledge of TxDOT, federal and local regulations as they apply to county projects. • Establish and maintain effective and positive working relationships with public officials, contractors, and with other county or local governmental departments. • Read, analyze and interpret technical and general business information, procedures and regulations. • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills in dealing with internal and external customers. • Build excellent working relationships with regulatory agencies and the community. • Maintain regular and predictable attendance. JOB DESCRIPTION: • Manages the Engineering division by supervising assigned personnel and overseeing the surveying, design, and construction of County projects. • Assists in the subdivision process by reviewing plats and public infrastructure construction plans submitted by developers. Maintains files of maps, subdivision plats, and record drawings. • Directs, monitors and evaluates capital improvement construction projects and contracts of public works as well as all assigned divisions and presents status reports of such projects on a timely basis. • Provides direction to the engineering functions of surveying, mapping, and floodplain management and control. Directs the preparation of plans, specifications, estimates, and contracts for major projects of street and utility construction. • Reviews plans submitted by Developer(s)/Engineer(s) for construction activity as a result of development. • Coordinates with federal, regional, state and local agencies and utility companies as required. • Acts as liaison between other counties, municipalities and State agencies. • Works directly and in depth with citizens, employees, peers, supervisors, commissioners, and other department directors in problem resolution; including administrative work. • Prepares and provides presentations to Commissioners Court, boards, committees, and to various groups and organizations as called upon. • Represent the county on task forces and boards that relate to official capacity; and special projects. • Assists the general public with various issues regarding development and infrastructure. • Coordinates projects with other governmental entities. These job duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties as assigned. REQUIRED LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: • Bachelor of Science Degree (or Master Degree) in Civil Engineering • Professional Engineering (PE) License in the State of Texas • Valid Texas Driver’s License ORGANIZATION RELATIONSHIP: • Reports directly to – Guadalupe County Judge • Direct Reports – Yes

    A Guadalupe County online, electronic application (resumes alone are not sufficient) must be submitted before the position is closed. For those applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the application and/or interview process, please notify a representative of the Human Resources Department by calling (830) 303-8862


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