Applications may be obtained at the Sheriff's Office, 101 N. Glass, Victoria TX., or by Clicking Here.


Position: Part-Time Telecommunications Officer

Part-Time Position

Salary: $17.00 per hour

Open until filled

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Answers phones and facilitates callers with requests for emergency and non-emergency service for police, fire, and emergency medical service.
  2. Directs caller inquiries and non-emergency calls to the appropriate agency or organization.
  3. Dispatches law enforcement personnel and notifies support and crisis personnel as needed through the use of multi-channel radio system.
  4. Operates telephone, computer, radios, tape recorders, intercoms, alarm monitors, and other related equipment.
  5. Requests and   disseminates vehicle registrations, driver’s license information, criminal history, and other information through the use of the Texas/National Crime   Information Center database computer systems.
  6. Obtains computer information and disseminates to law enforcement officials and investigators. Enters related information into the system.
  7. Sends and receives teletype information to and from related agencies.
  8. Maintains records or logs of work performed such as calls assigned to law enforcement officers.
  9. Sends requests and responses for warrant information to related agencies via teletype.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • TCOLE Telecommunications Operator basic certification or above
  • Experience with Computer Assisted Dispatch software
  • HS diploma or equivalent
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Typing speed of 30 wpm or better; experience with computer systems
  • Ability to pass a basic spelling and aptitude test
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in highly stressful, sometimes emergency situations
  • Willingness to work shift work, holidays, and weekends


Submit applications to: Lt. Pat Aitchison, Training Coordinator

Applications may be picked up at the Sheriff's Office or you may print out an application by clicking the link at the top of the page.


Position: Detention Officer

 Full-Time Position

Salary: Starting $16.99 per hour

Open until filled

Brief Job Description:
To provide for the care, custody and control of inmates in the Victoria County Jail.


Basic duties include:

Inmate processing, maintaining order, transporting inmates, conducting inmate and cell searches for contraband and enforcing facility rules.

Must be able to read and write the English language.
Bilingual is desirable but not a necessity.
Possess a valid Texas Driver's License.
Must have the ability to obtain a jailer license through an approved TCOLE Jail course.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Must have high school diploma or equivalent.
Shift work is required for this position.
This position is considered "Essential Personnel", which requires being on duty to respond during emergency situations including, but not limited to, natural and /or man-made disasters.

The applicant will be subject to a background investigation conducted by the Victoria County Sheriff's Office and will submit to drug screening prior to beginning employment.

Applications may be picked up at the Sheriff's Office or you may print out an application by clicking the link above.







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