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Karnes County Job Openings 

           

NOW HIRING FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS

  • KARNES COUNTY ELECTIONS ADMINISTRATION: Part-time Elections Clerk

    Job Type: Part Time (20 hours per week – except during election season hours will be more)

    Pay: $20,000 – Hourly: $19.23

    Reports to: Elections Administrator

    This position requires a flexible schedule and will report to the Elections Administrator.  The applicant must be able to work various hours during election season and not take off work during election season.  
    Requires some 13-hour workdays on voting days and also some weekend hours.  Previous Elections experience is preferred.  Responsible for the election polling location preparation of election supplies and voting equipment. Delivery of supplies and equipment and set up of the polling locations.  
    Skilled in use of Microsoft programs.  Must have own vehicle and driver’s license.  Must be able to lift and carry 30 lbs.  

     

    Any questions about this position can be directed to electionsadmin@co.karnes.tx.us

    To apply please complete the Karnes County Employment application

    Email completed application to electionsadmin@co.karnes.tx.us

    Position will be posted until filled.   

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  • Karnes County EMS wants YOU to join our team of talented, dedicated, professional clinicians TODAY!

     

    Job Type: Full Time

    Pay: $75,118 Annually

     

    Click here for the full job description.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the EMS Careers webpage.

    You may also contact Derek Lappe at (830) 583-9732 or derek.lappe@co.karnes.tx.us.

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  • Maintenance/Groundskeeper

    Department: Maintenance

    Reports to: County Facility Maintenance Manager

    Job Type: Full-Time / Hourly

    Pay: $40,000 – Hourly $19.23

    The Karnes County Maintenance Department is hiring for a full-time maintenance/groundskeeper position that will be performing a wide variety of routine maintenance and groundskeeping duties in the operation of county facilities in a manner that will ensure a safe, enjoyable and high-quality customer and visitor experience.

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Performs a variety of landscape maintenance activities, which include: mowing, trimming, edging, raking, fertilizing, aerating and watering lawns, grounds and other areas
    • Operates a variety of hand and power tools and equipment and drives a variety of trucks and other vehicles
    • Responds and assists during emergency situations on county facilities/properties only
    • Notifies manager concerning the need for major repairs or additions to building operating systems
    • Monitors ventilation system ensuring filters are cleaned on a regular basis or exchanged on a specific schedule
    • Performs other duties, special projects and assignments as assigned

     

    Physical Demand/Working Conditions:

    • Lift/carry up to 50 pounds
    • Pulls/pushes/drags up to 100 pounds with/without assistance
    • Climbs, crawls, kneels, squats, twists and stoops for extended periods of time
    • Works indoors and outdoors in extreme temperatures including heat, cold, humidity, temperature swings and inclement weather
    • Some exposure to dust, odor, electrical, mechanical and toxic hazards
    • Frequent walking/standing
    • May be required to work after hours, weekends and holidays

     

    Requirements:

    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
    • 1 – 3 years’ experience in general maintenance or landscaping
    • Texas Driver License
    • Pre-employment drug screening and background check
    • Skills: active listening, interpersonal, reading/writing, oral comprehension, time management, active learning

     

    Any questions about this position can be directed to rmontalvo@co.karnes.tx.us.

    To apply please complete the Karnes County Employment application

    Email completed application to rmontalvo@co.karnes.tx.us.

     

    Position will be posted until filled.   

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    • 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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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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