Denton County

Denton County, Texas - Home With a population of just over 859,000, we are one of the fastest growing counties in the country. With that comes myriad development and entertainment opportunities to serve our citizens, as well as the steady stream of visitors to the area.

Located at the apex of Dallas and Fort Worth triangle, Denton County is a hub of growth and development. We have a pro-business climate, as evidenced by our low tax rate. Our government officials welcome innovative, high-quality development and the opportunity to strengthen the current economic base and create job opportunities, and are committed to an ongoing improvement in the quality of life for our citizens.

Home to two major universities, with a third under construction, and one junior college, Denton County’s focus on higher education is second to none. Not only does Denton County boast two major highways within close proximity to DFW International Airport, but we are also home to Alliance Airport, the world's first 100% industrial airport designed for cargo and corporate aviation.

According to a recent CBS News report, of the nine U.S. counties with the strongest economic growth, Denton County ranks number one. In addition, we have a well-educated, skilled workforce, and an abundance of land for future development.

We welcome you to Denton County and invite you to experience all the great things Denton County has to offer – you will not be disappointed!

40 job(s) at Denton County

DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Apr 20, 2024
Full Time
Description THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Disease Intervention Specialist provides professional and technical services related to the treatment, control, education and prevention of HIV and STDs. This position will also collect specimens via blood draw and finger stick and provide pre- and post-test counseling/risk reduction to those who present for testing. Examples of Duties Conducts epidemiological investigations, which entails interviewing positive HIV/STD cases, partner elicitation/contact tracing, and ensuring clients receive adequate treatment. Educates clients regarding prevention and protection against sexually transmitted diseases. Completes case reports, epidemiologic report forms and other required reporting. Provides referral services for clients who test positive for HIV. Conducts field visits to identify, locate, and notify clients of their positive test results and ensures proper medical care is received. Educates providers and laboratories on reportable STDs and proper STD treatment. Provides HIV/STD testing in both traditional and non-traditional settings. Orders of testing supplies and promotional items. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of two years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Possession of a valid Driver's License. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Apr 20, 2024
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Deputy Clerk I performs specialized clerical, administrative, and secretarial work in an assigned department. Examples of Duties Answers telephone and greet visitors; provides information or refers inquiries to appropriate personnel; routes incoming calls and records messages; responds to emails and faxes as necessary. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing and file maintenance programs to enter, store, and/or retrieve information; maintains pertinent files and records; scans and copies documents as necessary; ensures files are complete and accurate. Processes incoming and outgoing mail, including preparing photocopies and collating materials; distributes mail to appropriate department or employee. Balances the cash drawer daily and prepares related reports on a daily and weekly basis. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Oversees the registration and title of motor vehicles; processes renewals of registration; create daily reports. Collects property taxes; posts property taxes accurately as needed. Assists in the distribution of disability placards, license plates, and specialty license plates. Handles phone calls from the public, processes renewal, and title mail, and accepts payments from the public including tax payments, vehicle inventory tax, beer and wine renewals, and tax certificates. Calculates and adjusts accounts for court orders. Processes dealer work for the titling of cars sold and leased. Oversees clerical duties related to the collection of ad valorem and tax payments, maintaining inventory, issuing temporary tags, and issuing handicap placards. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and minimum of one year of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Completion of some college-level coursework is preferred. Specific certifications related to the area of assignment may be required for this position. Bilingual in Spanish and English is preferred but not required. Supplemental Information Please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list to ensure the proper delivery of emails. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Apr 19, 2024
Full Time
Description The Juvenile Probation Officer performs professional correction work supervising juveniles placed on probation or in detention by the courts. Work involves assessing juvenile probationers, meeting with probationers to ensure adherence to terms of probation, and maintaining records of probationers' activities and status. Employee is also responsible for providing clients with limited counseling and referring clients to probation assistance programs, and conferring with law enforcement and court personnel in matters pertaining to violation of probation by clients. Work may also involve developing supervision and case plans for probationers, supervising juveniles in detention facilities to ensure their safety and welfare, and transporting juveniles between jails, medical institutions, schools, placements, etc. Duties assigned to employees in the job title vary according to division assignments and/or allocation of workload. Employee is subject to the usual potential hazards of contact with legally delinquent juveniles. Examples of Duties . Performs juvenile records maintenance, to include recording all contacts, filing physical and electronic records; copying of files for placement; developing and updating case plans as required; conducting assessments and screenings, to include risk and needs assessments; SASSI and or MAYSI; prepares status reports regarding probationers. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing and/or file maintenance programs to enter, store and/or retrieve information. Enforces court orders and maintains court ordered contact with juveniles under court supervision. Attends court hearings and gathers information in preparation for hearings. Prepares and distributes court-related documents for pre-trials hearings, adjudication hearings, and detention hearings; makes recommendations to the court as necessary. Testifies in court as to probationers' status and adherence to reporting schedules and other terms of probation, as appropriate. Conducts office visits and field visits with juveniles at home, school, or elsewhere. Answers phone calls, phone check-ins, and emails; prepares correspondence as necessary. Documents all contacts with juveniles and others involved in their case, along with all activities involved. Refers juvenile and family to various programs available through department and community, based on needs of child and family; confers with counselors or other professionals connected to agencies providing human services to probationers. Transports juveniles to placements; visits juveniles in placement as necessary. Regular and punctual attendance is required. In addition to applicable common duties, a Juvenile Probation Officer assigned to the Juvenile Detention Facility: Oversees juvenile intakes, including performing health screening, administering MAYSI questionnaire, visual body search, and preparing property inventories for juveniles, obtaining electronic fingerprints and submitting to DPS, as applicable; enters juvenile data into system. Conducts program orientations and intake; creates and maintains files as necessary. Prepares court documents and distributes or processes as necessary. Calls detainees' family members if necessary; advises detainees of rules and regulations; gathers personal and family information from detained juveniles. Observes detainees' demeanor to determine mental state and possible need for treatment and/or closer observation. Sets up phone system accounts/profiles for juveniles detained in the facility for outgoing calls in accordance with TJJD standards. Attends court as necessary; checks over all paperwork; enters hearing outcome information into the juvenile data system. Enters detention incident reports and detention restraint reports into the data system for juveniles in detention. Meets and receives phone calls from juveniles with questions regarding the juvenile detention process. Performs juvenile records maintenance, including printing and filing, copying of files for placement, case plans, reviews, assessments; including Risk Assessment, SASSI and or MAYSI. Audits files of released juveniles. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree conferred by a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. A minimum of one year of experience in a social service, community, criminal justice, or juvenile justice agency preferred. In addition, per Chapter 344 of the TAC or any successor statute, the minimum qualifications of the Juvenile Probation Officer are that the candidate: be at least 21 years of age; have no disqualifying criminal history as described in the TAC; never have had any type of certification revoked by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department; complete the training required by the TAC; and pass the certification exam as required by •344.700 of the TAC or any successor statute. Certification as a Juvenile Probation Officer by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department within six (6) months of initial employment is required. Certification as a Juvenile Probation Officer, upon hire, preferred. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. Requires the ability to work more than 40 hours during the workweek when necessary. Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred, but not required. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: 4/26/2024 5:00 PM Central
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Apr 19, 2024
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Administrative Foreman performs supervisory and skilled technical work supervising county road and bridgework crews in an assigned district. Work involves assigning and supervising construction and maintenance of roads and bridges, and inspecting work performed. Employee is also responsible for purchasing and maintaining equipment, tools and materials; and preparing records and reports of work activities. Work also involves training and instructing subordinates, including ensuring use of proper procedures and safety precautions, resolving personnel matters and complaints from the general public, and performing routine personnel administration functions. Examples of Duties Assigns, directs and supervises activities of County road and bridge construction and maintenance crews, ensuring adherence to established policies, procedures and standards; ensures safety by enforcing proper policies and procedures. Administers routine personnel matters affecting subordinates, including recruiting, interviewing, hiring scheduling, granting leave, appraising, disciplining, etc., submitting such records and reports to management as required. Determines priorities among budgeted road and bridge construction and maintenance projects, based on proper allocation of manpower, equipment and materials. Purchases equipment, tools and materials necessary for construction and maintenance projects within budget limitations. Maintains all files and records related to completed or ongoing work. Meets with Commissioner, other department heads, citizens, engineers, and various city officials to coordinate projects or discuss department activities. Assists online requisitions via the computer. Inspects construction and maintenance zones, examining grades and elevations to ensure adherence to plan specifications and accepted engineering standards; inspects for compliance with established policies and procedures. Maintains activity and work progress records and logs, preparing reports for submission to supervisory personnel as requested or otherwise deemed necessary. Receives and investigates complaints, requests or inquiries from the general public pertaining to activities of work crews, conferring with those affected and addressing as appropriate. Trains subordinates in operation of one or more types of motorized heavy equipment or department processes in the construction and maintenance of roads and bridges such as: bulldozers, compactors, front end loaders, graders, motorized pans, track backhoes, etc. Manages the department budget; completes cost analysis for purchases and projects as necessary. Implements inter-local cooperative agreements for work for and with other governmental jurisdictions, conferring with agency officials to determine proper responsibilities, scheduling, workload allocations, equipment use, etc., as necessary. Oversees proper use and maintenance of equipment, tools and materials; maintains proper inventories of consumable materials and supplies. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED and a minimum seven years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Must possess a Class C driver's license issued by the State of Texas. Possession of a Class A Commercial Driver's License preferred. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Apr 12, 2024
Full Time
Description The Internal Auditor examines, reviews, and investigates county offices and grant subrecipients to ensure the safety of county assets and ensures compliance with grant requirements. Daily audits of financial records are performed to ensure that all money received is recorded and deposited correctly and in a timely manner. Policies and procedures of county offices are reviewed for comprehensiveness and effectiveness. Examples of Duties Works with department heads and their employees to ensure the safety of the county's assets and the efficiencies of their tasks. Performs daily audits of financial records of several county offices to ensure all money received is recorded correctly and that it is deposited accurately and in a timely manner. Assesses and recommends improvements for internal controls of county offices and establishes related policies and procedures. Oversees the financial management of county offices and enforces compliance with laws regarding county finances and compliance with grant agreements Monitors county bank accounts preparing bank reconciliations and defining end of month balances. Performs state and federal grant financial management including accounting, reporting, and monitoring financial compliance with grant contract and with state and federal law. Assists independent, state, and federal agency auditors in annual financial audit or grant audits. Assists in preparation of County's Comprehensive Annual Financial Budget. Monitors for changing state and federal laws and attorney general opinions to ascertain that all fee offices are charging the proper fees, reporting, recording, and paying them to the appropriate party. Creates guidelines for the internal control of all offices; develops and audits plan; performs examinations and reports findings; makes recommendations as necessary and monitors compliance with suggested changes. Audits and processes daily and weekly cash reports and develops spreadsheets detailing receipts for analysis; creates and develops reports and forms used by each county office in order to record all significant information in the most concise and efficient manner possible. Analyzes complex spreadsheets to carefully monitor budget to actual grant related expenses and revenues over a period of one to five years. Ensures timely and accurate receipt and coding of revenue. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in related field and minimum five years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Apr 11, 2024
Full Time
Description THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The General Landscaper will help assist in keeping the landscaping and overall appearance at all Denton County buildings and locations. This positions will be responsible for planting, digging, pulling weeds, and trimming trees and shrubs. Examples of Duties Engage horticultural best practices to manage the cultivation of the landscaping and grounds at all County Buildings. Inspects locations after storms and high winds that may have caused damage to broken tree limbs or tree replacement. Monitors of all county building grounds for insect and diseases weekly. Inspects the quality of the landscape purchases, such as sod grass, flowers or trees before they are actually planted, laid or replanted. Maintains landscaping equipment and material. Monitors all properties for irrigation damages/needs weekly. Assists overseeing vendors and crews when working a job that may involve replacement of sod grass, trees, plants, flowers or bushes, when the Landscape Project Manager isn't available. Reports any problems or issues to the Project Landscape Manager. Inspects and removes debris from ground daily. Clears parking lot and sidewalk debris with a backpack blower. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED required for this position and a minimum three years of experience in a related field. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Apr 10, 2024
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Senior Server Engineer works with minimum supervision, typically regarding matters requiring greater technical expertise. This position supports the Denton County server and storage environments. Acts as a mentor and shares knowledge with team members to help develop and improve knowledge, skills, and performance. Serves as a primary resource for problem management and resolution. The Senior Server Engineer is required to provide excellent customer service, resolve problems in a timely manner, communicate effectively, and be a positive contributor to the Denton County Technology Services team. Examples of Duties Handles service request escalations from entry and intermediate-level positions. Acts as a primary resource for problem management and resolution. Manages server and storage projects. Installs, configures, and troubleshoots server and storage hardware and software applications. Provides advanced administration for server and storage applications. Installs, configures, and troubleshoots video surveillance systems. Performs IP telephony configuration, installation, and repair. Manages all aspects of Microsoft identity and access management services. Mentors and trains team members to help develop and improve knowledge, skills, and performance. Researches, evaluates, tests and recommends new technologies beneficial for county employees. Maintains server and network documentation. Maintains an accurate inventory database of county servers and network assets. Provides weekly written report to the team manager. Creates specialized reports as needed. Documents all work and maintains related files and records. Reviews work product of entry and intermediate positions to ensure adherence to policies, department procedures, and best operational and security practices. Supervises, directs, and leads the team in the absence of the team manager. Assigns service requests and/or projects to team members as directed by the team manager. Provides budget estimates and recommendations relating to the team to the team manager. Follows county policies and best practices related to information security; exercises good judgment to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Denton County computer systems and electronic records; operates as a Denton County cybersecurity champion and promotes a cypersecurity-minded culture; supports compliance with CJIS, HIPAA, and other information security regulations. Displays and reflects the culture, mission, vision, values, and direction of the department. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and a minimum four years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Bachelor's degree in related field preferred. Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) and/or ITIL Certification preferred. Position may require various computer or technical-related certifications. Must not have any Class B misdemeanor or higher convictions or deferred adjudications. Possession of a valid driver's license required. Must obtain a valid Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Apr 03, 2024
Full Time
Description The Deputy Clerk I performs specialized clerical, administrative, and secretarial work in an assigned department. Examples of Duties Answers telephone and greet visitors; provides information or refers inquiries to appropriate personnel; routes incoming calls and records messages; responds to emails and faxes as necessary. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing and file maintenance programs to enter, store, and/or retrieve information; maintains pertinent files and records; scans and copies documents as necessary; ensures files are complete and accurate. Processes incoming and outgoing mail, including preparing photocopies and collating materials; distributes mail to appropriate department or employee. Balances the cash drawer daily and prepares related reports on a daily and weekly basis. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Prepares, issues, and processes paperwork, including, but not limited to, citations, subpoenas, temporary restraining orders, notices, orders to appear, and writs; receives filed documents; scans documents; enters into software program. Collects court costs and fees. Transfers in and out cases from other counties; consolidates as necessary. Accepts documents for filing in the District Clerk's office; verifies that all required supplemental forms have been completed and submitted at the time of filing. Reviews e-filing submissions on-line and accepts or rejects as necessary; processes e- paperwork accepted paperwork. Sets up child support accounts at the State Disbursement Unit (SDU); processes and posts child support payments received in payment box or via regular mail in County case management system; mails to custodial parent. Communicates with local law enforcement agencies in regards to protective orders and other orders of the court. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and minimum one year of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Completion of some college level course work preferred. Specific certifications related to the area of assignment may be required for this position. Supplemental Information Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred. To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Apr 02, 2024
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Senior Buyer performs professional purchasing work for the County within State bidding laws, purchasing policy, and established procedures. This position researches and uses developed resources to make decisions regarding procurement specifications and standards that best benefit the County. Examples of Duties Develops and analyzes contract performance measures and monitor contracts and contractors for compliance with contractual obligations. Makes decisions related to disputes and protests in solicitations and prepare appropriate documentation and recommends solutions. Formulates negotiation strategy on contract disputes and define areas subject to negotiation, establish objective and conduct negotiations leading to resolution. Develops short and long-range plans, read, interpret and analyze complex technical material for products and services within each commodity group. Designs and maintains complex spreadsheets and data to support project data analysis. Oversees the purchasing process through interface with and the financial management information systems to include electronic requisitions, purchase orders, and Accounts Payable. Manages the bid evaluation process for assigned commodities using analytical reasoning to determine the best value for high-tech purchases and/or services; substantiates and documents the process. Uses Internet resources to assist department's decisions regarding procurement specifications and standards, sourcing of products and services. Orchestrates and conducts pre-proposal conferences, department training and user group meetings. Works with requestors to review scopes of work, develop a methodology for best value purchase, and determine funding sources. Ensures compliance with commercial or business aspects of work (ie. wage rates, bond and insurance requirements, etc.) and with special regulatory requirements such as grants. Evaluates contracting program goals and objectives involving constantly changing policies/procedures and limited resources. Conducts or participates in bid openings for competitively advertised contracts and reviews submittals for compliance. Delegates and coordinates work of support staff within well-defined procedures. Ensures contracting and purchasing procedures are followed within applicable laws. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor's degree in a related field and a minimum of four years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience is required. Certified Professional Public Buyer preferred. Supplemental Information To ensure the proper delivery of emails, please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Mar 16, 2024
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The ERP Systems Administrator is responsible for providing day-to-day customer support to users in the ERP systems county-wide to resolve issues, create custom reporting, integrate with other systems, and provide training. This position will assist in the implementation of new ERP systems and updates, by working with various departments to understand their needs and requirements for ERP enhancements. The ERP Systems Administrator is required to provide excellent customer service, resolve problems in a timely manner, communicate effectively, and be a positive contributor to the Denton County Technology Services team. Examples of Duties Provides support, troubleshooting, and resolution to ERP end-users via phone, email, video conferencing, and in person. Develops/configures solutions, monitors ERP systems, and creates and executes testing plans when needed. Acts as one of the first points of contact for county-wide ERP users within the Application Support team. Develops and supports integrations, automation, and workflows between ERP systems and applications. Manages user and group permissions for ERP systems following approval policies/workflows. Coordinates training and provides educational opportunities to ERP end-users either one-on-one or in a group setting. Provides input during all facets of the change management strategy and timeline. In addition to developing and maintaining change impact analysis through the architect/design, configuration, and prototyping stages. Provides oversight and reporting for vendor accountability on completing implementation of systems/changes within scope, budget, and schedule. Defines and develops internal software documentation for training, project management, testing plans, test scenarios, and support. Analyzes requirements from end-users; translates between non-technical and technical vernacular; and coordinates with vendors and internal technical teams to implement changes, updates, software patches, testing, integrations, and/or new features to the ERP systems. Researches, evaluates, and proposes adjustments to ERP systems to support department workflows, efficiency, and security. Scopes, tests, and supports ERP system development/configuration, including custom reporting, based on department needs. Follows county policies and best practices related to information security; exercises good judgment to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Denton County computer systems and electronic records; supports compliance with CJIS, HIPAA, and other information security regulations. Reviews system, security, and change management logs and makes recommendations for any corrective actions needed. Displays and reflects the culture, mission, vision, values, and direction of the department. Provides weekly status reports to the Application Support Manager Specific duties may vary depending on what area assigned to. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in related field and a minimum two years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Possession of a valid driver's license required. Must obtain a valid Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Must not have any Class B misdemeanor or higher convictions or deferred adjudications. Familiarity with reporting software, API, SQL, information security, report development, system support, and integrations. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Mar 16, 2024
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Deputy Clerk I performs specialized clerical, administrative, and secretarial work in an assigned department. Examples of Duties Answers telephone and greet visitors; provides information or refers inquiries to appropriate personnel; routes incoming calls and records messages; responds to emails and faxes as necessary. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing and file maintenance programs to enter, store, and/or retrieve information; maintains pertinent files and records; scans and copies documents as necessary; ensures files are complete and accurate. Processes incoming and outgoing mail, including preparing photocopies and collating materials; distributes mail to appropriate department or employee. Balances the cash drawer daily and prepares related reports on a daily and weekly basis. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Assists the Judge in the courtroom during trials; maintains court records and events. Processes and enters information for traffic tickets, evictions, warrants, and truancy paperwork as necessary; processes and enters a variety of court paperwork, including Civil, and Small Claims filings and proceedings. Collects court costs and fees. Receives and processes filings and hearings for evictions, small claims, justice court suits, marriage licenses, Writs of Possessions, Writs of Re-entry, illegal tows, bonds, appeals, and promises to appear in court. Administers oaths and affidavits as necessary. Calculates and processes exact fines and filing fee amounts; receives and processes payment for fees and fines; handles receipts for money; reconciles cash drawer at the close of each business day; creates related financial reports; completes bank deposits as necessary. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and minimum of one year of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Completion of some college-level coursework is preferred. Specific certifications related to the area of assignment may be required for this position. A Typing Test will be required for finalists only, 35 WPM or more preferred. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails, please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Mar 09, 2024
Full Time
Description THIS POSTION MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Administrative Specialist II performs a variety of secretarial, clerical, and general office assistance duties to support activities of the assigned department. Work involves preparing and maintaining a variety of files and documents, answering telephone calls, greeting the public, and routing communications. Employee is responsible for performing general clerical duties such as preparing photocopies, processing mail, and compiling data for reports. Examples of Duties Answers incoming calls, greets visitors and answers inquiries related to the county or specific department, and directs visitors to correct employee or department as necessary. Processes incoming and outgoing mail; routes mail to proper recipient. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing, spreadsheet and/or file maintenance programs to enter, store and/or retrieve information as requested or otherwise necessary; establishes and maintains files. Maintains office supply inventories, ordering and distributing supplies as necessary. Regular and punctual attendance required. Files charts; faxes and copies medical charts as needed. Receives and processes payments from patients; checks flow sheets for billing. Screens potential clients; checks eligibility of patients; prepares patient charts for the primary care nurses. Prepares shot records; stamps shots needed and transcripts immunizations; files shot records as necessary. Assists with entering immunization information on the state website; inputs vaccine data for children and young adults that receive vaccines at the clinic. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and a minimum two years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred but not required.. Supplemental Information This is a grant-funded position that is anticipated to end on November 30, 2027. To ensure the proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Mar 08, 2024
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Service and Lubrication Technician performs preventive maintenance on all field equipment. Work involves ensuring that all fuel and fluid levels are correct, lubricating points, inspecting all equipment, and maintaining accurate records. Employee is also responsible for maintaining inventories of all fuels, oils, and lubricants. Examples of Duties Fuels, lubricates, and checks hydraulic, transmission, radiator, and engine fluid levels on a daily basis. Ensures proper air pressure on all equipment with tires. Works on light and heavy equipment as necessary; performs any welding work as necessary. Hauls equipment to location where work is being performed as necessary. Repairs tires when appropriate and time permits. Changes engine oil, filter, and air cleaners as scheduled. Maintains records of service and repair work performed on equipment, inspects equipment daily to ensure a minimum of costly maintenance. Checks engine compartment, ensuring proper tension on belts, radiators, and heater hoses have no leaks. Cleans field equipment radiators and cab windows as needed with portable high-pressure washer. Maintains sufficient inventory of fuels, lubricants, oils, and filters for equipment. Makes emergency road calls to prevent costly down time. Starts and moves all field equipment as necessary to complete the task assigned. Directs traffic at construction sites. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED and a minimum one year of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Must possess a Class B Driver's License issued by the State of Texas. Must obtain a Class "A" Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with "X" endorsement issued by the State of Texas within the first six (6) months of employment. Heavy Brake certification and State Inspection certification preferred. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Mar 08, 2024
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Network Operations Manager performs management and administrative duties overseeing all network, telephone, and fiber optic infrastructure, including, but not limited to design, installation, configuration, maintenance, and documentation while ensuring system security and maximizing uptime. Acts as the team lead. Examples of Duties Acts as the primary team member responsible for operational management. Designs, installs, configures, and maintains routing and switching equipment, telephony and voicemail systems, firewalls, VPN access, and wireless networks. Manages and coordinates with vendors to plan and successfully complete technology projects. Monitors the work activities of the team. Ensures that the team members are following policies/procedures. Participates in the hiring process and recommends disciplinary action of team members. Assists with the assignment of project tasks and service requests to team members. Represents the team in a variety of meetings. Mentors and provides for the personal growth of individual team members by sharing knowledge, industry standards, technological news, and demonstrating technical concepts. Ensures that established Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are met. Maintains network hardware inventory. Maintains monitoring/management tools related to the team's area of responsibility. Follows county policies and best practices related to information security; exercises good judgment to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Denton County computer systems and electronic records; supports compliance with CJIS, HIPAA, and other information security regulations; and holds subordinates to the same standards. Displays and reflects the culture, mission, vision, values, and direction of the department; inspires enthusiasm, belief, commitment, and excitement in subordinates. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of four years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. The position may require various computer or technical-related certifications. Possession of a valid driver's license is required. Must obtain a valid Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Must not have any Class B misdemeanor or higher convictions or deferred adjudications. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Mar 08, 2024
Full Time
Description The Security Analyst is responsible for ensuring the security, confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the county's IT infrastructure and sensitive data. The position is responsible for analyzing information, monitoring, and detecting security events and incidents to stop threats from damaging information systems and networks. This position is responsible for supporting compliance with CJIS, HIPAA, PCI, and other applicable security requirements and regulations. The position analyzes and helps resolve newly discovered security vulnerabilities and/or alerts. The position interacts with all IT functions to assure compliance and adherence to security policies and best practices. The Security Analyst also acts as a liaison for managed services, as needed. The Security Analyst is required to provide excellent customer service, resolve problems in a timely manner, communicate effectively, and be a positive contributor to the Denton County Technology Services Team. Examples of Duties Reviews security alerts and takes steps to remediate the alert to protect information systems and networks against unauthorized access, modification, or destruction. Reviews vulnerabilities and software patches. Leads the vulnerability management program and works with department teams to ensure the success of the vulnerability management program. Tracks action items from related meetings. Monitors file, network, and security access and examines network, server, and application logs to determine trends and identify security incidents. Monitors technology throughout the county for adherence to security best practices to achieve a greater overall security posture. Maintains various data repositories related to security configurations, incidents, and security trends. Plans, implements, and upgrades security measures and controls. Ensures permissions are based on least privilege. Conducts internal and external security audits, vulnerability testing, and risk analysis. Analyzes security alerts and breaches to determine their root cause. Manages network, intrusion detection, and prevention systems. Recommends and installs appropriate tools and countermeasures. Works with third-party vendors to verify their security posture and compliance with county security requirements. Coordinates incident response activities during a security incident. Tracks action items from related meetings. Follows county policies and best practices related to information security; exercises good judgment to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Denton County computer systems and electronic records; supports compliance with CJIS, HIPAA, and other information security regulations. Displays and reflects the culture, mission, vision, values, and direction of the department. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Associates degree in related field and a minimum two years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Position may require various computer or technical related certifications. Possession of a valid driver's license required. Must obtain a valid Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Must not have any Class B misdemeanor or higher convictions or deferred adjudications. Certification in one or more of the following preferred: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Certified Penetration Tester (CWAPT) CompTIA Security+ CompTIA Network+ Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty . gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Mar 08, 2024
Full Time
Description The Juvenile Supervision Officer performs professional correction work providing direct supervision of juveniles placed in detention or programs by the courts. Work involves supervising juveniles to ensure their safety and welfare, shift coverage, and transporting juveniles between detention facilities, medical institutions, schools, and other locations. Duties assigned to employees in the job title vary according to division assignments and/or allocation of workload. Examples of Duties Provides direct supervision of detained or referred youth. Maintains individual case files, recording all contacts; amends files to reflect changes as appropriate. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing and/or file maintenance programs to enter, store, and/or retrieve information. Confers with counselors or other professionals connected to agencies providing human services to probationers, and maintains knowledge of juveniles' needs, status, and progress. Ensures that juveniles are properly searched and that juveniles are allowed calls to relatives and/or attorneys. Contacts juvenile's family. Advises juveniles of rules and regulations. Observes the juvenile's demeanor to determine mental state and the possible need for treatment and observation. Maintains readiness to assist juveniles and/or family members on a 24-hour, call-in basis. Admits and processes juveniles into the Juvenile Detention Center. Transports juveniles to and from state hospitals or other medical facilities, etc., as necessary. Summarizes information and completes standard reports, selecting data from direct observation and other sources. Supervises the daily activities of juveniles in residence; ensures juveniles follow all established policies and procedures, taking disciplinary action as necessary. Trains employees in both technique and proper actions to be taken in a variety of situations pertaining to juvenile detention. Escorts juveniles to court; ensures safe and secure transportation of all juveniles; adheres to all established policies and procedures. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED required for this position. In addition, per Chapter 344 of the TAC or any successor statute, the minimum qualifications of the Juvenile Supervision Officer are that the candidate: be at least 21 years of age; have no disqualifying criminal history as described in the TAC; never have had any type of certification revoked by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department; complete the training required by the TAC; and pass the certification exam as required by •344.700 of the TAC or any successor statute. Certification as a Juvenile Supervision Officer by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department within six (6) months of initial employment is required. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. Supplemental Information To ensure the proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Mar 08, 2024
Full Time
Description THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Maintenance Assistant performs semi-skilled work in the maintenance and repair of county buildings and facilities. Work involves the maintenance and repair of electrical, plumbing, or mechanical equipment and performing a variety of carpentry, or maintenance and repair tasks. Employee performs work in one or more of the building trades, such as: electrical, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, or painting. Employee performs minor repairs without supervision, moves equipment or furniture, and other tasks as assigned. Examples of Duties Performs minor repairs such as replacement of lights or light fixtures, small plumbing fixtures, or carpentry under general supervision. Performs tasks as directed in the appropriate building trade and receives instruction in the task. Assembles and moves furniture; sets up and disassembles meeting rooms. Sands, paints, or stains walls, woodwork, cabinets, tables, and other wooden articles. Hangs and finishes sheetrock, paneling, wallpaper, tile and moldings. Installs and repairs carpeting, glass panes, suspended ceiling grids, and tiles. Operates pickup or dump trucks to transport materials to and from job sites or to deliver supplies to county offices. Supervises activities of community service workers assigned by courts. Performs periodic grounds maintenance as directed. Performs general maintenance work including changing light bulbs, repairing toilets, and sweeping and mopping floors. Cleans interior and exterior of county buildings. Performs landscaping duties including trimming hedges and weeding flower beds. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED required for this position and a minimum one year of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. Must be able to pass a State Criminal History background check. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Mar 08, 2024
Full Time
Description THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Maintenance Specialist I performs semi-skilled work in the maintenance and repair of County buildings and facilities. Work requires knowledge of building trade skills, which includes hanging sheetrock, tape and bedding, and painting. May also assist with maintenance and repair of electrical, plumbing, and mechanical equipment. Examples of Duties Hangs and finishes sheetrock, paneling, wallpaper, tile, and moldings; installs and repairs carpeting; installs glass panes; installs suspended ceiling grids and tiles. Performs general carpentry and renovation work in the construction, repair or alteration of floors, roofs, stairways, partitions, doors, windows, and screens; builds or repairs partitions, cabinets, tables, shelves, and bookcases. Obtains bids from vendors and contractors as necessary. Sands, paints, or stains walls, woodwork, cabinets, tables, and other wooden articles. Assembles and moves furniture; sets up and disassembles meeting rooms. Operates trucks and trailers to transport materials to and from job sites, or to deliver supplies to County offices. Performs occasional metal welding and fabrication. Maintains a clean work environment and job site. Regular and punctual attendance is required with flexible hours that consist of before or after regular hours along with weekend time to be determined by Facilities Management. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and a minimum of one year of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Millwork, carpentry, or fabrication experience preferred. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Must be able to pass a State Criminal History background check. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Mar 08, 2024
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Misdemeanor Prosecutor II performs professional legal work and administrative services for the legal department of assignment. Work involves prosecuting jury and non-jury trials and/or negotiating settlements, and preparing various briefs, motions, and other legal devices, as necessary. Employee is also responsible for performing legal research in the preparation of trials, assisting in preparation and management of court dockets, and assisting and advising law enforcement personnel in the preparation of search and arrest warrants. Examples of Duties Attends daily docket call, consulting weekly docket list and obtaining and reviewing appropriate case files; advises courtroom of docket call procedures. Answers phones and inquiries regarding witness issues and case status. Performs various administrative duties associated with managing a docket of active cases, including docket management and new case management. Prepares and conducts hearings on probation revocations and adjudications of guilt; prepares and conducts open plea hearings, motions to suppress, and other hearings scheduled in the assigned court. Participates in all phases of court trial, including the opening statement, the presentation of the State's case, rebut of the defense's case if one is presented, and the punishment phase of the trial. Advises unrepresented defendants of rights and plea options; completes paperwork for pleas; obtains pleas or requests for appointed attorneys from defendants, as appropriate. Prepares and requests bond forfeiture and arrest warrants for defendants not appearing as scheduled in court. Prepares misdemeanor cases for trial, including reviewing case files, advising and negotiating, providing discovery, conferring with law enforcement and judicial personnel, following up with witnesses after trial to inform them of outcome and ways to improve testimony, locating witnesses and defendants, interviewing victims and witnesses, performing legal research, conferring with victims and their families, investigating incidents, visiting crime scenes, and examining physical evidence. Requests preparation of jury charges; prepares voir dire examination; reviews jury list and conducts jury selection. Participates in mental hearings as necessary. Performs a variety of administrative duties in support of the court and department; oversees process for new case intake as necessary. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Doctorate degree required for this position. Must possess a license to practice law in the State of Texas. Must be able to pass a State Criminal History background check. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. THE ANTICIPATED START DATE AND SALARY FOR THIS POSITION IS OCTOBER 4, 2023 PENDING COMMISSIONERS COURT APPROVAL OF FINAL BUDGET. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Mar 08, 2024
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Health Services Specialist I performs basic health care tasks and specialized detention work in the care and security of inmates and detainees in the county jail or juvenile detention center. Work involves responding to emergency and non-emergency requests, performing medical screenings, patient chart documentation, and distributing medications as prescribed. Examples of Duties Handles and manages routine and sensitive correspondence, medical records, reports, billing statements, memorandums, and other documents. Provides inmates and detainees with baseline medical assessments; provides basic health care to inmates and detainees, including both emergent and non-emergent care. Performs phlebotomy and specimen collection for both pathology and forensic processing, assists physicians and allied care providers during patient evaluation and examination clinics. Provides immunizations. Distributes medications and updates related files to ensure proper documentation of administered medications. Receives, distributes, and maintains office supply and medical supply inventories. Arranges and coordinates inmate patient appointments with community providers; helps to ensure transportation and security procedures are followed. Manages phone calls and inquiries from citizens or the general community, providing information as necessary or referring callers to appropriate personnel, and routing messages. Maintains follow up care schedules and routes patient information as necessary; files related medical information as needed. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Processes inmate patient billing statements from community providers and services Assists with recording, entering, and posting inmate co-pay statements for collection. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Must be 18 years of age. Must be a United States citizen. Possession of a valid Driver's License. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. High school diploma or GED and a certification as an EMT, Medical Assistant or Registered Pharmacy Technician is required. A minimum one year of experience in a related field is preferred. Supplemental Information To ensure the proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous