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Probation Officer Openings for Potter County

                   Submit application, transcript and resume to

                               Potter County CSCD 

                              Attn: Richard Bernal

                              900 S. Polk, Suite 900

                              Amarillo, TX 79101-3412





Probation Technician

    Announcement : 19-07

    Location: Lubbock, TX

  Close: 11/23/2018

   Starting Salary: $33,086 - $53,783

This position is intended to be a career progression step towards becoming a United States Probation Officer (USPO). To be eligible to apply for a USPO opening, successful candidates must meet all requirements for the USPO position, to include age, medical and educational parameters.



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Texas Department of Public Safety's career opportunity

 The Texas Department of Public Safety only accepts online applications. To submit your application for employment, select the job opening of interest, then select ”Apply“. Complete your on-line applicant profile and the State of Texas Application for Employment.

It is important that your application be complete and thorough. In order to facilitate review of your qualifications, please include all information requested, e.g. education, experience, previous compensation, reasons for leaving, and other information - do not leave any field blank. Incomplete applications are subject to rejection. This system also allows you to attach supporting documents such as transcripts, certifications and/or licensure, and any other required documents with your application. Notifications are sent electronically to the email address you provide.

THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS, including criminal history record checks, previous employment verifications, and personal references are conducted on ALL prospective employees. Felony convictions and certain misdemeanor convictions will be cause for immediate rejection. Background investigations also include personal contact with you by a Background Investigator. Applicants must be at least 17 years of age to work for Texas DPS; some positions may have other age requirements. Proof of US Citizenship is a requirement for employment with Texas DPS. A certified copy of your birth certificate or naturalization certificate will satisfy this requirement. DPS also utilizes the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) E-Verify system to verify identity and employment eligibility of each newly hired employee.

The Texas Department of Public Safety is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, age or disability.

**Please note: Current Texas DPS employees are required to notify their supervisor when applying for other DPS positions.**

We thank you for your interest in employment and career opportunities with the Texas Department of Public Safety!

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 Texas Department of Criminal Justice Correctional Officer

Go to https://www.tdcj.state.tx.us to open links

If you meet the basic eligibility criteria, you will need to schedule Correctional Officer pre-employment testing. This test consists of a total of 100 multiple-choice questions. It has five parts: Memory and Observation, Situational Reasoning, Reading Comprehension/Deductive Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning and Arithmetic. If you require special devices or extra time to take the test, notify us in advance. Call (936) 437-4098. If you pass the test, you will be interviewed. The test and interview process will take 3 to 8 hours, depending on the time of your interview.

Take a sample test.

View Correctional Officer Salary.

To schedule the test, select Schedule CO Pre-employment Test from this page. Choose the location and date that is most convenient. Complete the on-line form and select the Submit Form button to schedule your test and interview. After submitting the referral form, a page will open that provides driving directions and specific information for the test site selected.

Do not mail your application! You will need to bring your completed State of Texas Application for Employment, TDCJ Employment Application Supplement, and all required documents to your scheduled appointment.

Please Note:

You must bring all required documents to your scheduled CO pre-employment testing appointment.

All application forms may be downloaded from our website or you may pick up the forms at your local Texas Workforce Solutions office.

For additional information, see TDCJ Corrections as a Career.