Applicant must have high school diploma or GED, ability to handle stressful situations, have telephone, typing, computer data entry and multi-tasking skills. Must be willing to work shift work.
Applications and background packets are available on the Guadalupe County website or from the Human Resource Office, located at 211 W. Court St., Seguin. 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.
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 Jail Administration Clerk at 2617 N. Guadalupe St. Seguin, Texas 78155.
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.
Crime Scene Technician
The Guadalupe County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for the position of Crime Scene Technician. Starting salary will be $24.11 per hour (effective October 1, 2023).
Applicant must have a high school diploma or GED, two (2) years' experience with a law enforcement agency with duties closely related to collecting, storing, recording, documenting and processing evidence/property or equivalent combination of education/experience. Preferred - two (2) years' experience as a law enforcement crime scene technician doing law enforcement crime scene related activities, evidence processing, and forensic photography. Must have knowledge of Bookkeeping procedures, computer business software, Texas Code of Criminal Procedures, Texas Penal Code, and all federal, state, and local laws relating to Property/Evidence Management. Must have a valid Texas driver's license and must be bondable. Must be able to obtain IAPE (International Association for Property and Evidence) and TAPEIT (Texas Association of Property and Evidence Technician) certification within two (2) years of employment.
Applications can be obtained from the Guadalupe County Human Resource Department located at 211 W. Court Street, Seguin, Texas or online at http://www.co.guadalupe.tx.us/employment/employment.php. Completed application and background packet will need to be delivered to Sheriff Arnold Zwicke at the Sheriff's Office located at 2617 N. Guadalupe, Seguin, TX. Guadalupe County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance 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.