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    Employment Opportunities

    Welcome to Tarrant County's employment opportunities page. You may apply for vacancies by using our on-line process.  

    To apply, click on one of the links below:

    Employment Opportunities for All Applicants

    Employment Opportunities for Current Employees Only

    If applying for a clerical position with a typing requirement, click Typing Test Procedures for more information.

    On-Line Application Information

    Need help completing your application?

    Application Status

    Note: Community Supervision and Corrections Department (CSCD) applicants should contact Patrice Harrison at 817-884-1227.


    • Effective August 7th, the Sheriff’s Office is offering referral & recruitment   incentives related to Detention Officer positions.
    • The Referral Program is intended to assist in the recruitment & hiring of Detention Officers by offering $200 referral incentives.
    • The Employee Recruitment Program is intended to assist in the recruitment, hiring, and retention of detention Officers by offering $1500 recruitment incentives, in 2 equal incentive payments.  

      Click the Referral Program Poster for more details


    • Applicants must be licensed and employed as a Texas peace officer at the time of hire, have a minimum of two (2) years of current patrol officer experience as a Texas peace officer, and have no sustained or pending high-level complaints or investigations within the last twelve (12) months. Applicants must also meet the minimum requirements for the position as outlined in the Deputy Sheriff position description.  The Chief Deputy of Patrol or their designee has the sole discretion to determine whether applicants’ previous experience is relevant and meets the experience requirements stated herein.  Applicants will need to complete the standard background and hiring process.
    • Employees hired under the LTO policy must complete a minimum of eight (8) weeks of field training.  The content and length of the field training process will be determined by the Chief Deputy of Patrol or their designee.  The Chief may determine that an employee should complete additional training, up to and including the full field training process (up to 17 weeks).
    • Employees’ starting salary will be set and remain at the hire-in rate through the completion of may be increased via CS-5 or online SAP entry in accordance with the employee’s experience as shown below:


                Click the Lateral Program poster for more details



    This page was last modified on October 25, 2021


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