District Attorney Criminal Investigator
FLSA Classification: Non-exempt
Responsible for supporting the District Attorney's office on matters including, but not limited to investigations of felony cases; drafting of documents to ensure expediency in legal process; preparing felon case evidence for grand jury indictments and/or criminal trial; testifies for court and grand jury and on occasions as an fingerprint expert for previous convictions.
Interviewing and subpoenaing of witness for cases of capital punishments and sexual assaults; coordinating investigation activities with other law enforcement agencies; and arrest;
Assists court bailiffs with activities/security in courtroom during trial.
Performs additional duties as assigned by the District Attorney.
Recommended Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Arts or Science degree from an accredited institution
• Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Office Standards and Education (TCOLE) certified
• Possess a current Texas Peace Officer's license
• Prior law enforcement experience as a Criminal Investigator
• Valid Texas Driver License
• Possess an Advanced or Master Police Officer license
• Current weapons qualification
A completed applicationis to be submitted to Cherokee County District Attorney, Elmer C. Beckworth, Jr., PO Box 450, Rusk, TX 75785 or email email@example.com. Office phone #903-683-2573. A detailed job description is available by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org. Cherokee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.
The Cherokee County Sheriffs Office has an immediate opening for a Dispatcher. This is a full time position in Rusk, Texas.
Position Summary: Receives emergency calls from the public requesting police, fire, medical or other emergency services. Determine the nature and location of the emergency and dispatch police, fire, ambulance or other emergency units as necessary.
Essential Functions of the Job:
•Answers phones and radio transmissions
•Handles emergency calls
•Dispatches several departments including but not limited to: Sheriff’s department, city police, fire departments, wrecker services, state troopers, TX DOT
•Sends and receives teletypes, quality assurance, hit request/ confirmations
•Provides customer service and respond to complaints
•Record call log information into computer
•Maintains wrecker rotation logs
•Updates log books
•Logs comp entries
•Enters NCIC/NCIC entries
•Enters warrants, protective orders, stolen items and missing persons entries
•Assigns case numbers to call slips on officer request
•Maintains and tracks warrants
•Assist law enforcement personnel with documentation
•End of month storage
•Fax transmissions separated for inner office
•Additional duties as directed by commanding officers
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required to Perform the Essential Functions:
•Knowledge of county policies
•Excellent computer skills
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Ability to interact with other departments and the public
•Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
•Ability to receive, respond and direct radio traffic
•Knowledge of filing system
Work Environment & Physical Requirements: Work will be performed indoors. Ability to remain upright for extended periods of time
Recommended Minimum Qualifications:
•High School Diploma or equivalent
Please apply in person at the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department, 272 Underwood St., Rusk, Texas. Cherokee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. Applications are also available online. This posting may close at any time once a sufficient number of applications have been received.
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Part-Time
The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department is taking applications for one part-time Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). The LVN provides medical care for inmates and assists the staff physician during visits to the facility. May be required to travel to medical appointments with inmates. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Must be a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with the Texas Board of Nursing and have a minimum of one year experience. A detailed job description is available upon request. This position pays approximately $14.00 per hour and will average 22 hours per week.
To complete an application, please apply in person at the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department, 272 Underwood St., Rusk, Texas. A detailed job description is available by emailing: email@example.com.
Cherokee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.
Cherokee County participates in E-Verify and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.