Summary: This position requires thorough working knowledge of law enforcement procedures. The individual has daily contact with the public and is responsible for the preparation of reports. Responds to delegation of duties from the Sheriff or his designee.
Eligibility: A high school diploma or equivalent. Must possess a Peace Officers Certification through TCOLE. Must be able to meet TCOLE, and office requirements for psychological and medical examinations. Valid driver's license with good driving record. The individual should possess a thorough knowledge of enforcement procedures and practices.
Salary Range: Up to $56,410 a year.
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: $16 - $19.59 per hour. Pay will be determined by experience.
FULL TIME 9-1-1 TELECOMMUNICATOR / 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.Reports to the Dispatch Supervisor.
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 $18.00 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