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DEPUTY SHERIFF CADET

Summary: The Deputy Sheriff Cadet will attend and satisfactorily complete a police training academy within the State of Texas approved by the Sheriff of Lee County, qualifying for commissioning as a peace officer of the Lee County Sheriff's Office. The Deputy Sheriff Cadet is responsible for successfully fulfilling the academic and physical training requirements of the Basic Peace Officer Course conducted by a police training academy within the State of Texas approved for enrollment by the Sheriff of Lee County.
 
Eligibility: High School diploma or equivalent and must be 21 years of age or older; U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship; Must possess a valid Driver's License; Meet requirements for licensing base on Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Minimum Standards for Licensing
 
Salary: $2,530 per month

Summary: The Deputy Sheriff requires a Peace Officer Certification through Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) and requires thorough work knowing law enforcement procedures. The individual has daily contact with the public and is responsible for the preparation of office reports. Responds to delegation of duties from the Sheriff or his designee.
 
Eligibility: MUST possess a Peace Officer Certification from Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE); High School diploma or equivalent and must be 21 years of age or older
 
Salary: Starting pay of $3,200 per month with certificate pay of $100 per month per certificate with max at $400 and $100 per month uniform allowance

 

FULL TIME 9-1-1 COMMUNICATIONS OPERATOR / DISPATCHER 

Summary: The 9-1-1 Communications Operator/Dispatcher has a thorough working knowledge of dispatch and communications procedures, the individual has daily contact with the public, operates radio equipment, dispatches 911 calls and maintains communications records. May assist Communications supervisor with validations and operation of all equipment related to the job.

Eligibility: High School diploma or equivalent and must be 18 years of age or older; Telecommunication Certifications from Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) or the ability to successfully complete a Certification course within 12 months of hire

Salary Range: Starting pay of $17.00 per hour. Pay will be determined by experience.


 

FULL TIME CORRECTIONAL OFFICER / JAILER 

Summary: The Corrections Officer is primarily responsible for supervision on inmates within his/her assigned area, He/She will maintain order and security through fair and impartial application of Lee County Jail Policies and Procedures. He/She will maintain the highest level of security possible while ensuring safe and humane treatment of all inmates including the protection of their rights within the correctional setting. Reports to the Jail Administrator or Sheriff. 

Eligibility: High School diploma or equivalent and must be 18 years of age or older; Jailer Certifications from Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) or the ability to successfully complete a Certification course within 12 months of hire

Salary Range: $14 - $18.12 per hour. Pay will be determined by experience.


 

Full Time benefits include holidays, vacation, sick leave, personal leave, retirement and insurance. A reference check will be done and job related tests might be required.

 

Please complete the Sheriff's Office application and Personal History Statement below and return to the Lee County Sheriff's Office in person or by mail.

Lee County Sheriff's Office Application

TCOLE Personal History Statement