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Karnes County Job Openings 



    • Assistant Public Defender


      Location:        Atascosa, Frio, Karnes, and Wilson Counties

      Please submit resume and cover letter via email to Chief Public Defender Becky James at: bjames@co.atascosa.tx.us

      or you mail it to:

      Chief Public Defender

      1501 Campbell Ave

      Jourdanton, TX 78026


      Open until filled.


    • Legal Assistant


      Salary:  $39,000

      Location:        Atascosa, Frio, Karnes, and Wilson Counties

      Deadline: Until Filled

      Please submit resume and cover letter to the Office Manager, Shannon Smith, at: ssmith@co.atascosa.tx.us

      Or you may drop it off at:

      Atascosa Area Advocates Office

      1501 Campbell Ave.

      Jourdanton, TX 78026


  • 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.



    • 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



    • 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.