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. This packet may be downloaded, completed and delivered to the department or it may be completed online. If it is completed online all required documents will need to uploaded. *If you are called for an interview the original documents will need to be presented at that time.*

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.

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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."


  • Adult Detention Officer

    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. .

  • Licensed Professional Counselor/Clinician

    The Guadalupe County Juvenile Services is currently seeking applicants for a Licensed Professional Counselor/Clinician. Guadalupe County Juvenile Services is seeking a full-time clinician, the following requirements apply: Masters in a mental health field or a closely related field that complies with the mental health professional requirements in the state of Texas. Must be a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) valid in the state of Texas. Be in good standing with the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Maintain a professional mental health license. A valid Texas Driver’s license and proof of liability coverage is required. Applicant must have no criminal record and pass a criminal background check. Experience with juveniles impacted by trauma, abuse, neglect, exploitation, behavioral issues or illegal behavior is preferred. Experience working with juveniles in individual/family/group therapy preferred. Rate of pay for this position is $25.95 - $26.91 per hour. Applications not completed online will need to be submitted to Guadalupe County Juvenile Services, 2613 N. Guadalupe Street, Seguin Texas 78155. .

  • Cook

    Must have a High School Diploma or GED and have no criminal record. Prospective employee must have prior cooking experience. This position is Grade 11 Step 1 at $13.20 per hour. Benefits include medical insurance, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, and retirement. Application/Background packet may be obtained from the county's website or at Guadalupe County Human Resources Department located at 211 W. Court. If printing 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

    Guadalupe County Juvenile Services is currently seeking a Part-Time Nurse. Starting salary for this position will be $23.20 per hour. 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. .

  • Juvenile Supervision Officers

    Guadalupe County Juvenile Services is currently seeking Juvenile Supervision Officers (Full-Time and Part-Time). 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 Applications are required with transfer request and may be obtained from the county’s website or from the Human Resources Department located at 211 West Court St., Seguin. Applications must be returned to Guadalupe County Juvenile Services, attention Herlinda Rangel, at 2613 North Guadalupe Street, Seguin, TX 78155. Position is open until filled. .

  • Part-Time Deputy Constable

    The Guadalupe County Constable, Precinct 2 is seeking a Part-Time Deputy Constable. This position will require locating defendants with outstanding warrants for collection or arrest and requires sufficient hours to be devoted to investigation. Additional duties include utilizing defendant tracking software packages, drafting letters, making phone calls and developing the deputy’s own resources in order to produce satisfactory results. Serving civil papers and assisting in courtroom security, along with the proper training, will also be required. Evening and Saturday shifts will be required. Requirements: Applicant must be a licensed peace officer with the State of Texas. Starting salary will be $19.00 per hour. Applications and background packets may be obtained from the Human Resources Department located at 211 W. Court St., Seguin. Applications and background packets must be returned to the Guadalupe County Constable, Precinct 2 office located at 101 E. Court St. Suite 212A, Seguin, Texas. .

  • Part-Time Clerk

    EMPLOYMENT NOTICE The District Clerk’s Office is currently seeking a Part-Time Clerk. The Salary for this position is $12.40 an hour. THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS DO APPLY: All applicants must have a High School Diploma, a good working knowledge of computers, be a self-starter, have 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 filed from mobile file cabinets as high as 89 inches, bending, and repetitive arm and hand movements. Application and job description are available from Guadalupe County’s website http://www.co.guadalupe.tx.us/employment/employment.php or from the Guadalupe County Human Resource Office located at 211 W. Court St., Seguin. Applications not completed online will need to be returned to Linda Balk, District Clerk, located at the Justice Center, 211 W Court. Position is open until filled. Guadalupe County does not discriminate on the basis or race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or handicap status in employment of provision of service. .

  • Patrol Deputy Sheriff

    The Guadalupe County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for a Patrol Deputy Sheriff. 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. This position is classified as a Grade 23-L, Step 1 with starting salary of $20.65 per hour. Benefits include Medical Insurance, Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave and Retirement. The Law Enforcement Application Packet can be obtained from the Guadalupe County Human Resource Dept. located at 211 W. Court Street in Seguin. If downloading an application you will need to deliver the Sheriff's Office application/background packet to Dawn Caddell at 2617 N. Guadalupe St. Seguin, Texas 78155. .

  • County Engineer

    NOTICE OF TRANSFER On behalf of Guadalupe County Judge, Kyle Kutscher, the Human Resources Office will be accepting applications for a full-time, newly created position entitled County Engineer. The hours are primarily Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 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 EMPLOYMENT TESTING: Employment is contingent on passing any post-offer pre-employment screening as listed below: • Criminal background check: Yes • Motor Vehicle Record check: Yes • Drug screening: Yes The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: A Guadalupe County online, electronic application (resumes alone are not sufficient) must be submitted before the position is closed. The position will remain open until filled. 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 Please do not contact the County Judge’s office regarding any questions or for further information regarding the position; further information and/or questions should be directed to the HR Department. Guadalupe County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the county will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Guadalupe County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age and handicapped status in employment or the provision of services. .

  • Certified Medical Assistant

    The Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office (Adult) Detention Center is currently accepting applications for the position of a Certified Medical Assistant. 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. 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: Debbie Kraft. 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. Guadalupe County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, and handicapped status in employment or the provision of services. .

  • Code Compliance Officer

    The Environmental Health Department has an opening for a Code Compliance Officer. This position pays $19.56 hr. The position requirements are: • Current Peace Officer with at least two (2) years of experience. • Must have knowledge of environmental sanitation, code enforcement practices, and state law regulating code enforcement. • Must be able to obtain certification as an On-Site Sewage Facility Designated Representative (D.R.) with TCEQ. • Self-motivated person who can work well with others and be able to work with minimal supervision. • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word software and be capable of learning other computer programs and systems. Applications and transfer requests may be obtained and completed from the county’s website (http://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 transfer request, application & resume to the Guadalupe County Environmental Health Department located at 2605 N. Guadalupe St. Guadalupe County Environmental Health Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, and handicapped status in employment or the provision of services. .


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