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Karnes County Human Resources

200 E. Calvert Karnes City, TX 78118 

Phone: (830) 780-5162      Fax: (830) 254-5434

Bonnie Ramirez

Human Resources Manager


Elaine Simmons

Human Resources Coordinator


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  • Karnes County offers competitive benefits that include group healthcare, defined benefit retirement plan, and other benefits to working in county government. 

    The following list of benefits is offered only to employees in regular full-time (30+ hrs. per week):

    • Medical - employee covered 100% (option to add dependents)
    • Life Insurance -$50,000 guaranteed employee coverage 100%
    • Healthcare Reimbursement Account
    • Retirement pension matching (TCDRS) 
    • County holidays
    • Professional development opportunities 
    • Employees can earn vacation depending on time and years of service
    • Wellness Program 


    Other Optional Insurance Benefits:

    • Dental 
    • Vision 
    • Long-term disability  
    • Short-term disability 
    • Critical Care 
    • Accidental 
    • Cancer


    The following benefits are also available to part-time employees (29 hrs. or less per week):

    • Retirement pension (TCDRS) 
    • Flexible schedules (varies by department) 
    • May qualify for county holiday
    • Ability to accrue vacation time & PTO


    In accordance with the Karnes County Personnel Regulations, Group Health and related benefits are subject to amendment or discontinuance at any time. Commissioners Court reserves the right to make benefit modifications on the County's behalf as needed. 


    Retirement pension with Texas County and District Retirement System (TCDRS):

    Welcome | TCDRS

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  • General Job Openings with Karnes County

    Required Documents to Submit

    In order to be considered for General employment with Karnes County, please submit the following documents:

    • Karnes County General Employment Application
    • Cover Letter
    • Resume

    Karnes County Employment Applications are available at:

    • Pre-printed forms are available at the Karnes County Human Resources Department Office 
    • Download/Print Employment Application


    Applications: We require a separate application/resume for each job for which you are applying. You are welcome to make copies of your master application, and simply add the specific Job Posting Position and original signature for each application.

    Sheriff’s Office Job Openings

    In order to be considered for these jobs, the applicant must apply in person.  Contact the Karnes County Sheriff's Department at 830-780-3511.

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