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. .

  • 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. .

  • Veterans Service Officer/Director

    The Guadalupe County Commissioners Court will be accepting applications for one full-time Veterans Service Officer / Director. This is primarily a Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. position, and entails working in two different locations; the county’s offices in Schertz and Seguin. REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATION - To be considered for the position, a person must meet the following criteria: Experience in the law, regulations, and rulings of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs controlling cases that come before the Veteran's Commission. Be qualified by education and training for the duties of the office and where applicable, and if applicable, submit a copy of your DD214 with your application. Qualify at least one of the following ways: • Have served on active duty in a branch of the Armed Forces of the United States for at least two (2) years with an Honorable Discharge. • Have received a service-connected disability with an Honorable Discharge. • Is a widowed Gold Star Mother or a widow who has not remarried of a service member or veteran whose death resulted from service. (Submit a copy of said documentation with your application.) • The spouse of a disabled Veteran who has a total disability rating based either on having a service-connected disability with a disability rating of 100 percent or on individual unemployability. • The spouse of a retired Veteran who served a minimum of 20 years on active duty. Must have completed course work, achieved certification as required by the Texas Veterans Commission and have been certified for at least 2 years with related work experience to include supervisory experience that can be defined as assisting future VSO officers to obtain their accreditation. Possession of a valid driver's license; must obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. Additional travel may be associated with conference and/or continuing education coursework. JOB DESCRIPTION The Veterans Service Officer performs administrative work in advising Armed Forces Veterans and dependents of benefits available under federal, state, and local laws. Work involves assisting Veterans and family members in determining eligibility for Veteran's benefits. This position assists in completing and submitting required forms, obtaining necessary legal documents, medical reports and other data as required by law or in support of claim. Duties include but are not limited to the following: • Files and processes Veterans claims; ensures that all paperwork is completed and submitted properly. • Counsels Veterans on issues they may be facing and directs or refers them to the correct professional services. • Responds to Veteran's affairs letters; prepares a variety of correspondence as necessary. • Advises persons currently retired and/or in the Armed Forces concerning family allotments, hardship status, disability provisions and various other armed forces benefits. • Assists pensioned Veterans and widows in completing their annual income and medical expense reporting requirements. • Assists widows and/or family members in securing Department of Veteran Affairs possible available death benefits. • Advises Veterans on home loans and assists them in obtaining Certificates of Eligibility. • Responsible for all administrative matters in Veterans Service Department, including budget preparation and management. • Confers with Commissioners Court in developing progressive plans for the Division. • Participates in required conferences for mandated hours for Veterans and veterans' benefit programs; reviews literature, documents or news reports to enhance and maintain knowledge of state and federal legislation affecting veterans' benefit programs. • Prepare pamphlets and literature for the office to better assist Veterans. • Work with the Guadalupe County Veterans Treatment Court to assist where necessary. • Handles the Veterans Affairs van assigned to the department by the VA; including, the scheduling of volunteers, monthly reports due to the VA, and obtaining volunteer drivers to cover the necessary appointments made by the Veterans. • Supervise any and all other full-time and part-time employees in the Veteran Services office. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT Must be physically able to operate a variety of office equipment. Able to exert a negligible amount of force to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Requires the ability to see, hear and speak. Work is primarily conducted indoors. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge: Familiar with statutes, regulations, guidelines and procedures relating to governmental assistance for Veterans and their dependents and/or survivors; and interviewing techniques. Skills: Excellent Microsoft Office skills required; including Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Email. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize and organize diversified workload. Proficient in both oral and written communication. Ability: Establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments with Veterans and their families, Veterans Administration officials and employees, representatives of other Veterans’ related organizations and groups, other county employees, and the general public. Access and maintain confidential information. Use of small office equipment; including copy machines or telephones, computers, adding machine, etc. Learn and operate software programs specifically related to the Veterans Office. Request purchase orders. Determine individual benefit eligibility. Manage the budget within assigned department. Manage the full-time, part-time and volunteer employees. Applications and appropriate paperwork are required with transfer requests and may be obtained at www.co.guadalupe.tx.us or the Guadalupe County Human Resources Department at 211 West Court Street, Seguin, Texas 78155. Applications must be returned to the Human Resources Department once completed. Guadalupe County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms of conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. .

  • 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. .

  • 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. .

  • Community Activities Officer

    The Guadalupe County Juvenile Services is currently seeking applicants for the position of Part-Time Community Activities Officer. Please submit a current resume and application to Guadalupe County Juvenile Services, Attn: Stacey LaBarr, 2613 N. Guadalupe Street, Seguin Texas 78155, before 5:00pm on Friday, September 6, 2019. Applications may be downloaded from www.co.guadalupe.tx.us or obtained from the Guadalupe County Human Resources Office located at 212 W. Nolte Seguin Texas. SUMMARY OF DUTIES 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 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. .

  • 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. .

  • Reserved Deputy Constable

    The Guadalupe County Constable’s Office Precinct 3 is looking for experienced Reserved Deputy Constable. Position Summary: Patrol Position, will be responsible for answering calls, routine patrol, traffic control, basic investigations and Public Safety as well as working special events. We are seeking persons who can get along with the public while performing the duties of a Peace Officer. Guadalupe County has no tolerance for rudeness to the public or lying in any manner. We are an Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug free work place. Persons who are invited for a preliminary interview will be required to fill out a complete job application furnished by the department. You must furnish all requested documents with application. As our county grows, so will our department and we are seeking people who understand this and desire to be a part of such. Job Requirements: Education, training, experience: We are seeking persons who want to donate their time and experience to the community as a Reserve Officer. These officers may work alone or with another officer. Must be willing to furnish all of their own equipment. A department vehicle will be furnished to qualified persons while on duty. The department is seeking persons who have honorably retired from other departments or who have completed a police academy and has at least their Intermediate Peace Officer License.. Reserves work under the direction of the Constable and full time officers. We seek persons who are level headed and willing to accent the department by representing the department in a positive manner at all times. Reserves will be required to work a minimum of 16 hours per month or will not remain with the department. All Reserves must fill out a standard application used by this department that is available at http://www.co.guadalupe.tx.us/hr/pdfs/job_app.pdf or at the Human Resources Department, 211 W. Court St. Seguin, Texas 78155. If selected for an interview you will need to obtain documentation from the following website, http://www.co.guadalupe.tx.us/hr/pdfs/job_app_const_pct3.pdf. Applications may be hand delivered or mailed to Guadalupe County Constable’s Office Precinct 3, 1101 Elbel Rd. #5 Schertz, Texas 78154, and phone number (210)945-4048. If any county employee wished to apply for this position, please complete an application and transfer request form. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Guadalupe County is an equal opportunity 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. Thank You, Michael Skrobarcek, Constable, Pct. 3 .


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