Are you looking for a part-time job while gaining law enforcement experience.? Apply today to be apart of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice!
Performs entry-level correctional work involving the care and custody of inmates. Work involves training in officer and inmate relations, security, and corrections management. Works under close supervision with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment
*You must be a citizen of the U.S., or an alien authorized to work
in the U.S.
*You must be at least 18 years old.
*You must possess a High School Diploma from an accredited senior
high school or equivalent, or a state or military-issued General
Education Development (GED) certificate.
*You must not be on active duty in the military, unless on terminal
leave. (Applicants may apply if they are within 6 months of eligibility.)
*You must not have been discharged from the Armed Forces under
*You must never have been convicted of a felony.
*You must never have been convicted of an offense involving domestic
*You cannot have had a Class B misdemeanor conviction within the past
*You cannot have had a Class A misdemeanor conviction within the past
*You cannot be on probation for any criminal offense.
*You cannot have any criminal charges pending or have an outstanding
*You must be able to perform the essential functions of a Correctional
Officer, with or without reasonable accommodation.
*You must pass the TDCJ Drug Test.
*You must pass the TDCJ Physical Agility Test.
*Male applicants, age 18 through 25, must provide proof of Selective
Service registration or exemption from Selective Service registration.
*Part-time applicants must attend the six-week Pre-Service Training Academy on a full-time basis. After the completion, a part-time officer works approximately 20 hours per week with workdays and hours at the discretion of the unit warden.