Fort Bend County

  • Juvenile Detention Officer - Part-Time - Female Only - Juvenile Probation

    Job Locations US-TX-Richmond
    Posted Date 9 months ago(9/27/2017 9:12 AM)
    Job Code
    # of Openings
    Min Start Salary
    USD $13.15/Hr.
    Civilian Services
  • Overview

    Maintains care, custody, and control of juveniles in custody at the Juvenile Detention facility.  Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.


    Maintains care, custody and control of residents in accordance with established policies and procedures.  Ensures safety of residents.  Transports residents to court as needed.  Searches incoming residents for items not permitted.  Supervises recreation and restrains residents when required.  Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers. 


    High School Diploma/GED; Must be 21 years of age or older. One year job experience (residential supervision preferred).  Good computer skills; organizational, verbal and written communications skills; interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with the public and other employees.   Valid Texas Driver’s License; Certified Detention Officer, CPR, First Aid, Crisis Prevention Intervention Certification.  Availability for shift work and weekends.  Female Applicants only.


    SALARY: Part-Time, $13.15 per hour, based on qualifications, up to 28 hours per week

    CLOSING DATE: Upon filling position


    For certain positions requiring certification, state standards shall disqualify an applicant if their criminal history reveals:

    An applicant may not have any of the following disqualifying criminal history:


    1) A felony conviction against the laws of this state, another state, or the United States within the past 10 years; a deferred adjudication for a felony against the laws of this state, another state, or the United States within the past 10 years or current felony probation or parole


    2) A jailable misdemeanor conviction against the laws of this state, another state or the United States within the past 5 years; a deferred adjudication for a jailable misdemeanor against the laws of this state, another state, or the United States within the past 5 years or current misdemeanor probation or parole


    3) Registered as a sex offender under Chapter 62, Texas Code of Criminal Procedure.



    All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits. 


    Fort Bend County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate

    on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national origin

    or any other reason protected by law.



    To be considered for employment, all interested candidates should complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at






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