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REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT
Must possess a current TCLEOSE Peace Officer License or be eligible for reactivation of your Peace Officer’s License.
Must complete a TCLEOSE approved basic corrections officer course of at least 80 training hours and be a TCLEOSE certified corrections officer within 1 year of employment.
SECRETARIAL OR CLERICAL
Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
Ability to type a minimum of 30 correct words per minute.
Must complete 145 hrs. in Basic Reserve Deputy Academy and pass TCLEOSE EXAM.
Assume financial responsibility for pre-employment physical, psychological exams, uniforms and equipment.
Must serve 16 hrs. each month.
Minimum Standards for Employment with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department
Reside within a 50 mile radius of Jefferson County Courthouse
Those applying for Deputy must be at least 21 years of age and those applying for Correctional Officer must be at least 18 years of age.
Possess a valid Texas Driver’s License with good driving record and proof of valid auto insurance
Not be convicted of a felony
Not be convicted of, or placed on Court Ordered Community Supervision for, a Class A Misdemeanor, Class B Misdemeanor, D.W.I. or D.U.I. in the last 10yrs
Be subject to a thorough background investigation a by personal interviews by representatives of this department
How to Apply
The consideration process begins with your written application, and continues with the following steps:
Pass approved reading comprehension, spelling, and vocabulary tests
Pass thorough background investigation
Agree to pre-employment polygraph exam
Complete psychological test and evaluation
Pass physical agility tests and drug screen
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
1001 Pearl St. #103
Beaumont, TX 77701