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Job Title: Deputy - Law Enforcement
Location: Hays County
State: Texas
Position Description:

 Job Title:  Deputy - Law Enforcement

Job Number:  618-0550-100117

Department Head:  Sheriff

Date Open:  October 1, 2017

Application Deadline:  Until Filled

Salary Range Minimum:  $4,131.40 Monthly

In order to be considered for this job a completed Hays County Sheriff’s Office Application form must be submitted to Hays County Sheriff’s Office, 1307 Uhland Road, San Marcos, TX  78666.  Applications are available at Hays County Sheriff’s Office, 1307 Uhland Rd, San Marcos, Texas 78666 or at the County’s website: www.co.hays.tx.us.


This permanent posting allows the department to maintain a pool of applicants from which future vacancies will be filled.  Applicants should be aware that there may or may not be a vacancy at the time applications are submitted. 

Applicants must be over the age of 21 and able to work any shift, holidays and weekends.

Individuals in this position serve at the pleasure of the current elected official



Under close supervision, the Deputy enforces all laws of the State of Texas and Hays County.  The Deputy protects the citizens of Hays County and anyone traveling through Hays County.  This position protects the life and property of the citizens and helps keep Hays County free from crime. The work involves isolating and defining unknown conditions, resolving critical problems and possibly making life or death decisions.  This position must have a strong work ethic.  The Deputy must follow directions, meet deadlines, have good attendance, be punctual, be reliable, have honesty, integrity, be free from moral turpitude and have a proper attitude,




Hays County is an EEO employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Hays County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of background checks, including reference checks, criminal history and drivers’ license checks, if applicable. For more information call 512-393-7788.




Required Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma or GED

Prior Peace Officer experience  preferred


Other Qualifications, Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Class C TX Driver’s License

Licensed TCOLE Basic Peace Officer

Ability to maintain continuing education requirements as outlined by TCOLE

Must successfully complete and pass the Hays County Sheriff’s Office Field Training Program

Must be 21 years of age 

Desired Qualifications:


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