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Karnes County Job Openings 

           

NOW HIRING FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS

    • Maintenance Tech I

      The Karnes County Road & Bridge Department is hiring for a full-time Maintenance Tech I position that will be responsible for the operation of various trucks and the operation of equipment engaged in the construction, repair, and maintenance of roads, landfills, alleys, county facilities, and in clearing rights-of-way.

      Job Type: Full Time

      For detailed information please click here.

      To apply, please complete the Karnes County Employment Application or stop by the main office located at 1178 FM 1353, Karnes City, Texas to pick up a blank application.

      Submit questions or completed application to monica.torres@co.karnes.tx.us.

      The position will be posted until it is filled.

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  • The Karnes County Sheriff Department is hiring for a full-time maintenance position that will be responsible for the maintaining and daily repairs of the Sheriff Department offices and Karnes County Jail.

    Duties/Responsibilities

    • Responsible for fixing, repairing and building any items that are needed to run the Karnes County Sheriff department offices and Karnes County Jail
    • Responsible for outside grounds to include mowing, edging and maintaining plants
    • Order and maintain adequate supplies for the jail
    • Maintain all paperwork associated with maintaining the facilities
    • Utilize available inmate labor required to keep the facilities in good condition

    Physical Demands / Working Conditions

    • Frequent standing
    • Frequent walking
    • Frequent heavy work
    • Constant eye/hand coordination
    • Occasional lifting or carrying

    Requirements

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Basic reading skills
    • Report writing skills
    • Interpersonal skills
    • At least 6 months experience
    • Pre-employment drug screening and background check
    • Preferred TCOLE jailers license

     

    Please complete the Karnes County Employment Application OR call the Sheriff Office at 830-780-3934, option 0. Completed application can be emailed to robert.ebrom@co.karnes.tx.us.

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  • Sheriff Patrol Deputy Job Posting

    **Effective Oct. 1, 2023, starting salary will be $58,000 plus $1,200 uniform allowance**

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  • Part-time Deputy Clerk

    Salary: $19.23/hour

    Deadline: Applications will be taken until position is filled.

    The Karnes County Tax Office is seeking a Part-time Deputy Clerk. This position requires that after a designated training period, the successful candidate will have the necessary knowledge of current and delinquent tax assessment and collection procedures, as well as automotive registration and transfer procedures.

    For complete job description, please click here.

    To apply please complete the Karnes County Employment application form.

    Any questions regarding this position contact: tammy.braudaway@co.karnes.tx.us or desiree.evans@co.karnes.tx.us.

    Submit completed application and resume to:  tammy.braudaway@co.karnes.tx.us and desiree.evans@co.karnes.tx.us.

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  • KARNES COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE OFFICER 

    Department: Veterans Service Office
    Reports to: Karnes County Judge
    FLSA: Non-Exempt
    Full-Time/ Hourly $19.23- Max. $40,000

    Duties 

    The Veteran Service Officer (VSO) performs administrative work in providing counsel, advising, and assisting Veterans and their dependents in obtaining benefits provided for them by County, State, and Federal Law. The VSO acts as an advocate and case manager for Veterans in need of such services.  The VSO is responsible for advising Veterans and their dependents of the various types of benefits that are available to them from the State, County, Federal and other local agencies. The VSO provides assistance in obtaining and coordinating benefits to assure maximum benefits to clients.

    Requirements 

    Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent

    Experience: Prior Experience in Military and/or Experienced in the law, regulations, and rulings of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs

    License/Certification

    • Valid Texas Driver License
    • Texas Veterans Commission Accreditation (preferred) 

     

    Testing: Criminal Background Check & Drug Test


    To view full job description, please click here.

    How to apply:

    Please complete the Karnes County Employment Application. Please email application, cover letter and resume to: wade.hedtke@co.karnes.tx.us and to michelle.salais@co.karnes.tx.us

     

    The position will be posted until it is filled.

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Other Job Openings 

    • Assistant Public Defender

      Salary:   $70,000 - $92,000

      Deadline: Until Filled

      Location:        Atascosa, Frio, Karnes, and Wilson Counties

      Please submit resume and cover letter via mail to Chief Public Defender, 1501 Campbell Ave, Jourdanton, TX 78026; or email to Office Manager Shannon Smith at: ssmith@co.atascosa.tx.us; or drop off at the AARPDO office at 1501 Campbell Ave, Jourdanton, TX 78026.

       

      Open until filled.

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