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."


  • County Court at Law #2 Judge

    Qualifications per Local Government Code In accordance with the Local Government Code, Sec. 25.0014; Qualifications of a Judge. The judge of a statutory county court must: (1) be at least 25 years of age; (2) be a United States citizen and have resided in the county for at least two years before election or appointment; (3) be a licensed attorney in this state who has practiced law or served as a Judge of a court in this state, or both combined, for the four years preceding election or appointment, unless otherwise provided for by law.

    Applications and the required documents may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources by email, hr@co.guadalupe.tx.us, or call 830-303-8862. Application can be emailed to applicants due to the documents needing to be completed using a Word Processing application. Please submit completed applications and the transfer request form to the Human Resources Office located at 211 W. Court in Seguin no later than November 13, 2020 by 5:00pm. Position will begin March 1, 2021 and ends December 31, 2022.

  • Fire Administrator

    Guadalupe County Fire Marshal and Emergency Management Office is looking for a Fire Administrator to assist the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management Office's new division. The Fire Administrator will oversee the Guadalupe County Fire and Rescue Department and work with the Volunteer Fire Departments within the County to improve fire department response. The Fire Administrator will be responsible for program and staff certification, training, quality assurance, scope of practice, and standards of equipment. Additionally, this position may fill the role of one part-time Firefighter / EMT position as needed

    Minimum of at least fifteen (15) years of experience as a firefighter of which at least five (5) years were at an administrative or supervisory capacity experience at the Captain level or higher is required. Preferably at a department serving a population of equal to the population of Guadalupe County’s biggest most populated cities (Schertz, Cibolo and Seguin). Minimum of five years of EMS experience.

    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 to The Guadalupe County Fire Marshal’s Office, located at 101 E. Court Street, Suite 208, Seguin, Texas. Position is open until filled. 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.

  • Full-Time Revenue Accounting Clerk

    Applicant must have a minimum of 1 year previous governmental accounting or banking experience, high school diploma, or its equivalent. Applicant must have the ability to follow written and verbal instructions; ability to perform multiple tasks while maintaining accuracy and critical attention to detail, and exercise independent judgment as well as computer skills.

    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 Guadalupe County Human Resources Department located at 211 West Court Street, Seguin, TX. Please submit completed applications and transfer requests to County Treasurer, Linda Douglass at 307 West Court Street, Suite 206. If any county employee wishes to apply for this position, please complete an application and transfer request form. Any transfer by an employee of a higher pay group will be considered as a request for demotion, and therefore a reduction in pay.

  • FT Custodian

    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.

    Applications not completed online will need to be submitted to the Maintenance Department located at 212 W. Nolte, Attn: Ricky Vasquez, Building Maintenance Director.

  • PT LVN

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

  • County Engineer

    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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