Angelina County is currently accepting applications for the following position(s):


Human Resource Assistant

Job Start date: January 1, 2023

Job Summary:

The Administrative Assistant of Human Resources will perform administrative duties related to the operations of the human resource office. This is a full-time position and the hours are 8 to 5.

The pay is up to $19.23 an hour. (DOE)

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Answers and directs departmental phone calls.
  • Will earn SHRM Certification within two years
  • Proofreads and types documents and correspondence produced by department.
  • Processes required paperwork and will learn InCode
  • May assist with preparation of human resource reports such as, new hire, and turnover reports
  • Prepares purchase orders for human resource office.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Extensive knowledge of office management systems and procedures.
  • Ability to operate general office equipment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to type 60 words a minute.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Administrative training required.
  • Two years of administrative assistant experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

Requirements for application: You must have a cover letter, resume, and an Angelina County application. If any on these are missing, then I will not consider your application.

Please email me your application to jvestal@angelinacounty.net.


INVESTIGATOR – DISTRICT ATTORNEY OFFICE

The Angelina County District Attorney’s Office has an immediate opening for an investigator.
Job Description:
• Provide assistance to prosecutors with case evaluation and intake
• Provide assistance to prosecutors with follow-up investigation as needed
• Identify and locate victims and/or witnesses
• Apply for and serve grand jury subpoenas
• Apply for and serve trial subpoenas
• Prepare requests for and maintain possession of certified business records
• Coordinate law enforcement personnel and trial witnesses
• Conduct criminal history checks on all State’s prospective jurors, witnesses and defendant
• Assist prosecutors in jury selection and trial as needed
• Perform other office tasks and duties as assigned
The starting salary for this position is $49644 plus certificate pay and may be supplemented by additional funds at the discretion of the District Attorney. Final salary will be determined based up the qualifications and experience of the selected applicant. Applicant must be a certified Texas peace officer and in good standing with TCOLE. The position includes paid health insurance, retirement benefits through TDCRS, and paid TCOLE training.
The Angelina County District Attorney’s Office is located in Lufkin, Texas.
Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and references to via email to District Attorney Janet Cassels at jcassels@angelinacounty.net.


LEGAL ASSISTANT – DISTRICT ATTORNEY OFFICE

The Angelina County District Attorney’s Office has an immediate opening for a Legal Assistant. The selected applicant will work on various assigned duties including but not limited to file management, file closure, document drafting, and other duties as assigned. The selected applicant will assist the prosecutors in the office with drafting plea papers, trial notices, motions, memorandums and other correspondence as needed. The selected applicant will also be responsible for closing disposed files and maintaining the accuracy of the electronic filing system. The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and includes insurance and benefits as well as membership to TDCAA and opportunities for training throughout the year.

The Angelina County District Attorney’s Office is located in Lufkin, Texas.
Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and references to via email to District Attorney Janet Cassels at jcassels@angelinacounty.net.


JUVENILE SUPERVISION OFFICER (Not Probation)

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Angelina County Juvenile Supervision Officer’s primary responsibility is the supervision of the daily activities of detained juveniles and to ensure the personal safety of each resident, their co-worker(s), and themselves while on duty in the Detention Center.

The Supervision Officer, under the supervision of the Superintendent of Detention or the Designated Facility Administrator will direct the activities of detained youth in all areas of programming.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  • Security: A supervision officer is responsible for maintaining a maximum-security environment. This includes keeping detention keys on your person at all times. A supervision officer shall be responsible for making sure all doors and windows are secure throughout the shift.
  • Safety: A supervision officer shall be sure all juveniles and staff are safe. All staff should be constantly aware of a child’s moods and behaviors to determine possible risks of injury, suicide, or escape. A supervision officer must attempt to prevent and/or intervene in any crisis that may arise at the detention center.
  • A supervision officer is responsible for proper documentation in the communication log, intake packets, incident reports, etc.
  • Supervision officers are responsible for ensuring that each child is served proper meals as approved by a licensed dietician.
  • Supervision officers are responsible for following all shift responsibilities and ensuring the building is well-maintained and clean.
  • Supervision officers are responsible for knowing and following all policies and procedures, written and unwritten. Detention staff is responsible for any duty directed by the Superintendent or Chief of Juvenile Services.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Required: High School diploma or GED
  • Required: Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Required: Clean criminal history
  • Required: Texas Driver’s License and proof of liability coverage insurance

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Applications may be obtained on the Angelina County website or at Angelina County Juvenile Detention Center at 705 Ellen Trout, Lufkin, TX.
  • Employment applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on December 31, 2022.
  • All applications must be delivered in person to the Angelina County Juvenile Detention Center at the above address or mailed to Attn: Stephen Pinkney, P.O. Box 222, Lufkin, TX 75902.
  • Please do not call Angelina County Juvenile Services regarding applications.
  • If your last application submitted is over 6 months old, please re-submit.

SUPERINTENDENT/FACILITY ADMINISTRATOR  – JUVENILE SERVICES

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Superintendent/Facility Administrator for detention is responsible for directing and evaluating the program of youth care and the daily operations of the Angelina County Juvenile Detention Center. Superintendent/Facility Administrator ensures the Detention Center. Superintendent/Facility Administrator ensures the Detention Center is in total compliance with Texas Juvenile Probation Commission’s secure juvenile pre-adjudication detention standards.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  • Supervises all phases of the daily program including staff schedules, maintenance, food service, educational programs, miscellaneous purchases and routine housekeeping.
  • Review and revise policies and procedures for the Juvenile Detention Center.
  • Review policies and procedures on an annual bases and maintain documentation of this review.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all detention staff is trained in accordance with state standards and maintaining accurate training documentation.
  • Oversees new hire orientation and on the job training to department personnel and maintain training records.
  • On call 24 hours as needed for emergency situations; covering for staff, supervising staff schedules, conducts employee evaluations and mediating staff conflict.
  • Facilitates communication with other units within the Juvenile Probation Department and with other elements of the Juvenile Justice System.
  • Ensures that accurate annual statistics regarding the detention facility are gathered and recorded per statistical detention data collection policy and procedure.
  • Supervises expenditures and assist in the preparation of annual budgets as directed by the Director of Juvenile Services.
  • Performs any duties assigned by the Director of Juvenile Services or the Juvenile Board.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

  • Required: Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Required: Minimum of five years’ experience working with youth between ten and seventeen years of age

  • Required: No disqualifying criminal history

  • Required: Satisfactory results on a druge test following a conditional employment offer
  • Required: Texas Driver’s License and proof of liability coverage
  • Required: Juvenile Probation Officer Certification
  • Required: Juvenile Supervision Officer Certification
  • Required: Background in Behavior Management Training
  • Required: Two years administrative experience

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Demonstrated administrative leadership abilities
  • Superior problem solving skills and the ability to deal with crisis situations in a calm concise manner.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, techniques, procedures and trends of social casework among juveniles.
  • Exhibit superior written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Knowledgeable in the use of word processing and other computer programs.
  • Ability to develop budgets and administer finances in a cost effective manner.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with county officials, state, municipal, local civic organizations and local law enforcement agencies.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to make justifiable and rational decisions regarding the facility and children.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a stressful environment.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Applications may be obtained by using the links located on the right side of the page (Juvenile Services Application) or at the Angelina County Auditor’s Office 606 E. Lufkin Ave. Suite 206

  • Employment applications will be accepted (or postmarked) until 5:00 p.m., on August 12, 2022
  • All applications must be emailed or mailed to Mark Gorman at P.O. Box 222 Lufkin, TX 75902
  • Applications may not be obtained or accepted at the Angelina County Juvenile Services Department
  • No phone calls will be accepted regarding this position.

JUVENILE SUPERVISION OFFICER (Not Probation) – JUVENILE SERVICES

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Angelina County Juvenile Supervision Officer’s primary responsibility is the supervision of the daily activities of detained juveniles and to ensure the personal safety of each resident, their co-worker(s), and themselves while on duty in the Detention Center.

The Supervision Officer, under the supervision of the Superintendent of Detention or the Designated Facility Administrator will direct the activities of detained youth in all areas of programming.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  • Security: A supervision officer is responsible for maintaining a maximum-security environment. This includes keeping detention keys on your person at all times. A supervision officer shall be responsible for making sure all doors and windows are secure throughout the shift.
  • Safety: A supervision officer shall be sure all juveniles and staff are safe. All staff should be constantly aware of a child’s moods and behaviors to determine possible risks of injury, suicide, or escape. A supervision officer must attempt to prevent and/or intervene in any crisis that may arise at the detention center.
  • A supervision officer is responsible for proper documentation in the communication log, intake packets, incident reports, etc.
  • Supervision officers are responsible for ensuring that each child is served proper meals as approved by a licensed dietician.
  • Supervision officers are responsible for following all shift responsibilities and ensuring the building is well-maintained and clean.
  • Supervision officers are responsible for knowing and following all policies and procedures, written and unwritten. Detention staff is responsible for any duty directed by the Superintendent or Chief of Juvenile Services.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Required: High School diploma or GED

  • Required: Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Required: Clean criminal history

  • Required: Texas Driver’s License and proof of liability coverage insurance

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Applications may be obtained on the Angelina County website or at Angelina County Juvenile Detention Center at 705 Ellen Trout, Lufkin, TX.

  • Employment applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on May 13, 2022.

  • All applications must be delivered in person to the Angelina County Juvenile Detention Center at the above address or mailed to Attn: Greg Shepherd, P.O. Box 222, Lufkin, TX 75902.

  • Please do not call Angelina County Juvenile Services regarding applications.

  • If your last application submitted is over 6 months old, please re-submit.


ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY – FAMILY VIOLENCE PROSECUTOR

The Angelina County Attorney’s Office has an opening for an assistant county attorney.  The primary focus of the position will be the prosecution of family violence crimes.    The position will also be responsible for the prosecution of juvenile cases involving sexual offenses and for securing protective orders for victims of family violence.  Duties will include all aspects of prosecution, from intake through trial and appeal.  Additional criminal and civil duties may be assigned from time to time.

Applicants must be licensed to practice law in the state of Texas and in good standing with the State Bar of Texas.  Experience is preferred but not required.

Salary for the position is $67,551.00.  The position carries full county benefits, including retirement, paid vacation, and health insurance.  Bar dues, TDCAA membership and CLE are also included.

This position is available beginning June 13, 2022.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest and a resume to the attention of Michele Smith, Office Manager, at msmith@angelinacounty.net  or at the following address: P.O. Box 1845, Lufkin, Texas 75902.


TELECOMMUNICATIONS OPERATOR

Angelina County Sheriff’s Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Telecommunications Operator.  This posting will remain open until position is filled.

The Angelina County Sheriff’s Department is looking for positive, proactive, energetic, enthusiastic individuals that support our core principles of professionalism, community, safety and service to fill the position of Telecommunications Operator.

This position will be responsible for a full range of radio and telephone operational duties in a 24-hour facility. Telecommunications Operators are required to process and prioritize incoming emergency calls for Sheriff’s Office, police, fire, and EMS assistance.  The position will be a permanent, full-time position and normally consist of twelve (12) hour shifts.  Certain situations and assignments may arise and require extended duty hours as well as a thorough training program.  Reports to the assigned supervisor and Lieutenant and follows chain of command.  All new hires must successfully complete a twelve (12) month probationary period.

The Angelina County Sheriff’s Department has an obligation to employ persons of good integrity who will maintain the security and high standards of its services, and whose conduct will maintain public confidence.  To achieve these objectives, the Angelina County Sheriff’s Department will conduct a thorough background investigation on candidates who pass the initial application review, to include but not limited to the following:

  • Educational review
  • Work history review
  • Driving record review
  • Criminal record review
  • Family history review
  • Personal reference review
  • Initial interview
  • Pre-employment physical examination
  • Pre-employment drug screening
  • Pre-employment psychological screening
  • Any other requirement determined necessary by the Angelina County Sheriff’s Department

Applicants are required to successfully pass a complete background investigation check and successfully complete a pre-employment interview board.  It is critical that all questions on the History Statement and the additional application questions are answered and answered truthfully.  The completion of the history statement and the additional application questions represent your ability to provide written communication and follow directions.  Incomplete history statements and the additional application questions will not be processed.

Eligibility Requirements (partial list):

  • Complete a Personal History Statement (Application) Required by TCOLE.
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Must possess a valid and eligible Texas Driver’s License.
  • Must not have ever been convicted of an offense above a Class B Misdemeanor and must not have any convictions for a Class B misdemeanor within the past 10 years.
  • Must not have any convictions of any family violence.
  • Must not have pending litigation – criminal or civil.
  • Must not have been discharged from any military service under less than honorable conditions.
  • Be subjected to a thorough comprehensive background investigation and interview.
  • All applicants must pass medical, mental and drug testing requirements.
  • Must be willing to work shift work, holidays and weekends.
  • Must be of good moral character.
  • Must be able to type at or above 35 net words per minute, (corrected), proof of passing score required and provided by the local Texas Work Force Center.
  • Must qualify for and obtain TLETS Terminal Operator certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education within Twelve (12) months of employment. Previous law enforcement experience is not necessary, but, helpful.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Law Enforcement experience strongly desired but not required.
  • Bilingual skills strongly desired but not required.
  • Exercises sound judgment.
  • Able to relay emergency information.
  • Ability to tolerate, react and maintain composure in highly stressful emergencies situations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to make sound decisions using all available information.
  • Skills to accomplish tasks in a controlled, effective manner while working under stress.
  • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and the general public.
  • Ability to operate computer systems.
  • Ability to speak clearly and concisely over the radio and telephone.
  • Ability to perform multiple duties simultaneously.
  • Ability to read maps and coordinates.
  • Ability to resolve conflict in a professional and efficient manner.

 Salary and Benefits:

  • Telecommunications Operator Annual Salary $34,840.00
  • Certificate Pay
  • Texas County & District Retirement System
  • County paid Insurance for Employees who participates in the Wellness Program
  • Thirteen Paid Holidays a Year
  • Accumulating Eight Hours of Sick Time Month
  • Longevity Pay, $8.00 per month for each full year, paid in one lump sum each December
  • Paid Vacations days starting at five days for first year of service, ten days for second year of service and fifteen days after five years of service

Special Instructions:

  • Personal History Statement (Application) can be obtained at www.angelinacounty.net/employment/ on the right hand side of the page under links under Sheriff’s Department Job Application or picked up at the:

Angelina County Sheriff’s Department

2311 E. Lufkin Ave. Lufkin, Texas

  • To apply at angelinacounty.net click on Visitors tab then Employment Opportunity, on the right side of the page is a link to the 32 page Sheriff’s Department Job Application.

The Angelina County Sheriff Office is currently accepting applications for:

Patrol Deputy

Angelina County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy assigned to Patrol.

The Angelina County Sheriff’s Office is looking for positive, proactive, energetic, enthusiastic individuals that support our core principles of community, safety, service to fill the position of Patrol Deputy.  The Patrol Deputy enforces the laws for the County of Angelina, State of Texas by patrolling and responding to and investigating incidents and complaints received through communications, according to the rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the Sheriff’s Department.  Under general supervision, exercises responsibility for the enforcement of state and local laws relating to public safety and welfare.  Exercises independent judgment in dealing with dangerous or unusual situations, exercising safety practices and procedures.  Works under stressful, high risk conditions. Reports to assigned Sergeant or Lieutenant.

The Angelina County Sheriff’s Office has an obligation to employ persons of good integrity who will maintain the security and high standards of its services, and whose conduct will maintain public confidence.  To achieve these objectives, the Angelina County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a thorough background investigation on all candidates who pass the initial application review, to include but not limited to the following:

  • Educational review
  • Work history review
  • Driving record review
  • Criminal record review
  • Family history review
  • Personal reference review
  • Initial interview
  • Pre-employment physical examination
  • Pre-employment drug screening
  • Pre-employment psychological screening
  • Any other requirement determined necessary by the Angelina County Sheriff’s Department

Applicants are required to successfully pass a complete background investigation check and successfully complete a pre-employment interview board.  It is critical that all questions on the History Statement and the additional application questions are answered and answered truthfully.  The completion of the history statement and the additional application questions represent your ability to provide written communication and follow directions.  Incomplete history statements and the additional application questions will not be processed.

Eligibility Requirements (partial list):

  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Minimum of 21 years of age or older.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Must possess a valid and eligible Texas Driver’s License.
  • Must be a licensed Peace officer by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.
  • Must not have ever been convicted of an offense above a Class B Misdemeanor and no convictions for a Class B misdemeanor within the past 10 years.
  • Must not have convictions for any family violence of any degree ever.
  • Must not have pending litigation – criminal or civil.
  • Must not have been discharged from any military service under less than honorable conditions.
  • Be subjected to a thorough comprehensive background investigation and interview.
  • All applicants must pass medical, mental and drug testing requirements.
  • Must be willing to work shift work, holidays and weekends.
  • Be of good moral character.
  • Ability to tolerate and react to high stress situations and emergencies and to maintain composure.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to make sound decisions using all available information.
  • Skills to accomplish tasks in a controlled, effective manner while working under stress.
  • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and the general public.
  • Ability to operate computer systems.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Patrol Deputy Annual Salary $45,550.00
  • Certificate Pay
  • Texas County & District Retirement System
  • County Paid Insurance for Employees
  • Thirteen Paid Holidays a Year
  • Accumulating Eight Hours of Sick Time a Month
  • Longevity Pay, $8.00 per month for each full year, paid in one lump sum each December
  • Paid Vacations days starting at forty hours after first year of service, eighty hours after second year of service and one hundred and twenty hours after five years of service

Special Instructions:

  • Application forms can be obtained at www.angelinacounty.net or picked up at the Angelina County Sheriff’s Department, 2311 E. Lufkin, Ave., Lufkin.
  • Angelina County is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

JAILER (FULL AND PART TIME)

Angelina County Sheriff’s Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Jailer.  This posting will remain open until positions are filled.

The Angelina County Sheriff’s Department is looking for positive, proactive, energetic, enthusiastic individuals that support our core principles of professionalism, community, safety and service to fill the position of Jailer.

This position will be responsible for providing care, custody and control over the inmates remanded to the Sheriff’s jurisdiction. Jailers are required to effectively communicate accurately and completely.  Positions that are part-time positions normally consist of no more than 29 hours per week.  This particular position will also be assigned to a night-time shift. Full time positions may be day or night shifts, depending on the need. Each Jailer reports to the assigned supervisor and Lieutenant and follows chain of command.

The Angelina County Sheriff’s Department has an obligation to employ persons of good integrity who will maintain the security and high standards of its services, and whose conduct will maintain public confidence.  To achieve these objectives, the Angelina County Sheriff’s Department will conduct a thorough background investigation on candidates who pass the initial application review, to include but not limited to the following:

  • Educational review
  • Work history review
  • Driving record review
  • Criminal record review
  • Family history review
  • Personal reference review
  • Initial interview
  • Pre-employment physical examination
  • Pre-employment drug screening
  • Pre-employment psychological screening
  • Any other requirement determined necessary by the Angelina County Sheriff’s Department

Applicants are required to successfully pass a complete background investigation check and successfully complete a pre-employment interview board.  It is critical that all questions on the History Statement and the additional application questions are answered completely and truthfully.  The completion of the history statement and the additional application questions represent your ability to provide written communication and follow directions.  Incomplete history statements and the additional application questions will not be processed.

  • Eligibility Requirements (partial list):
  • Complete a Personal History Statement (Application) Required by TCOLE.
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Must possess a valid and eligible Texas Driver’s License.
  • Must not have ever been convicted of an offense above a Class B Misdemeanor or must not have any convictions for a Class B misdemeanor within the past 10 years.
  • Must not have any convictions of any family violence.
  • Must not have pending litigations – criminal or civil.
  • Must not have been discharged from any military service under less than honorable conditions.
  • Be subjected to a thorough comprehensive background investigation and interview.
  • All applicants must pass medical, mental and drug testing requirements.
  • Must be willing to work shift work, holidays and weekends.
  • Must be of good moral character.
  • Must qualify for and obtain a Jailer’s License from TCOLE within the first twelve (12) months of service.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Law Enforcement experience strongly desired but not required.
  • Bilingual skills strongly desired but not required.
  • Exercises sound judgment.
  • Able to relay emergency information.
  • Ability to tolerate, react and maintain composure in highly stressful emergencies situations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to make sound decisions using all available information.
  • Skills to accomplish tasks in a controlled, effective manner while working under stress.
  • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and the general public.
  • Ability to operate computer systems.
  • Ability to speak clearly and concisely over the radio and telephone.
  • Ability to perform multiple duties simultaneously.
  • Ability to resolve conflict in a professional and efficient manner.

Special Instructions:

Angelina County Sheriff’s Department
2311 E. Lufkin Ave.
Lufkin, Texas 75901


Angelina County is an Equal Opportunity Employer