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."


  • Part-Time Clerk (pdf)

    Applicant must be organized, timely, a team player with the ability to multi-task accurately. Must be able to operate a computer with word processing, spreadsheets, data entry and type accurately.

    • Performs receptionist duties, including answering the telephone, directing calls, taking messages as necessary, answering questions, and greeting the public • Checks, analyzes, and classifies or alphabetizes materials, conducting limited research when necessary • Type correspondence, reports, bills, vouchers, dockets, receipts, schedules, requisitions, notices, court waivers, discharge forms, jury lists and/or other documents and materials • Takes information from the public to be used in completing felony complaints, warrants, birth and death certificates, or other legal documents • Files information in established files, removes files upon request, and matches files with reports or correspondence as requested • Receives payments and issues receipts for fines and restitutions, judgments, capias, tickets, certificates, and services • Performs a variety of clerical functions as needed, including making copies, posting information, faxing, sorting mail, ordering office supplies, etc.

  • Clerk (pdf)

    Applicant must have a High School Diploma or GED, and have no criminal record. Prefer that the prospective employee have at least 1 year of experience, be detail oriented, be able to multi-task, work independently and be able to handle a fast paced atmosphere.

    Applications must be returned to Debbie Kraft at the Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office at 2617 N. Guadalupe Street.

  • 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.

  • Deputy Elections Clerk (pdf)

    Applicant must have a High School diploma or General Education Development (GED) certificate is required, plus at least one year of secretarial or clerical experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to walk, sit, stand, bend and stoop. May be required to lift, carry or push/pull supplies, materials, equipment and/or items weighing up to 50 pounds. Work is primarily conducted indoors. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Staff work is normally reviewed and deadlines are to be met. May be required to work at alternate locations besides assigned office as needed. In the event travel other locations is required, reliable transportation is needed.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include: • Compiles complex reports and correspondence, drawing from a variety of sources within and outside the department. • Processes mail ballot applications. • Assists with distribution of election supplies. • Receives and processes official election related documents. • Processes voter registration applications. • Provides Early Voting and Election Day support. • Assists public with various requests regarding voter registration and election matters; • Answers phone and assists walk-ins on a daily basis; • Operates computer, copier, fax, ballot counting machines, postage meter, and other office machines. • Performs such other duties as may be assigned.

    Position has a start date of October 1, 2021.

  • 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

  • Part Time Deputy Constable (pdf)

    Applicant must be a certified peace officer with the State of Texas, and willing to work as a bailiff, perform civil process, serve warrants and perform traffic stops; as well as working some night and weekend events.

    The Constable’s Job Application Packet can be obtained from Guadalupe County Human Resources Dept. located at 211 W. Court in Seguin or online.

  • Part Time Administrative Clerk (pdf)

    Applicant must have a High School Diploma or GED, good working knowledge of general office machines, with experience in standard office practices and procedures. Must have computer data entry skills to include knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. This position requires personable telephone etiquette and pleasant customer service skills.

    The Law Enforcement Application Packet can be obtained from the county’s website (www.co.guadalupe.tx.us) or the Human Resource Office located at 211 Court St. Seguin, TX. Please submit completed application and background packet with Sheriff Arnold S. Zwicke at the Sheriff’s Office, located at 2617 N. Guadalupe St., Seguin.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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