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Smith County Jobs | Transport Deputy Position available.

Smith County now hiring for Transport Deputy Position for Tyler, TX location. This is best jobs opportunity for candidates looking for Smith County Jobs near me. Candidates those are interested to do Smith County Jobs in Tyler, TX Location can apply for this Transport Deputy job position. For this best jobs in Smith County company/department office situated in Tyler, TX Location you need experience from relevant field qualification. This is also a great opportunity for job seekers who are trying to find out Highest Paying jobs in Smith County Tyler, TX. Because Smith County is providing approximately  $47,738 -50,238 per year for the position of Transport Deputy.

Details of Smith County Jobs for Transport Deputy Position according to company’s official Smith County Careers Page given below table in shorts. If you need to know all information in details about Smith County Jobs Tyler, TX location the you should read this post till the end.

Name of Company Smith County
Job Profile Transport Deputy
Name of Recruitment Smith County Recruiting
Salary approximately  $47,738 -50,238 per year
Job Location Tyler, TX
Job Type Smith County Jobs in Tyler, TX

Smith County Jobs Description

The Transport Deputy is a Licensed or Temporary Licensed Detention Officer, along with being a Certified Peace Officer in good standing at the Smith County Jail. This position is responsible for the care and custody of the inmates under his or her charge. This requires close and courteous interaction with inmates under normal and potentially volatile circumstances.

The Transport Deputy is required to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while being mindful of security operations. This position requires assignment to three different roles. When assigned to transport, the Transport Deputy will transport inmates to and from various agencies, such as the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, mental services centers, hospitals and other law enforcement or governmental agencies. When assigned to security, the Transport Deputy operates a security checkpoint at the Smith County Courthouse. When assigned to the Smith County Jail, the Transport Deputy can substitute as a Detention Officer as necessary.

This position may require overnight travel and may include working day, evening and/or weekend hours as needed to manage operations. Due to the unpredictable and critical nature of the work, the Transport Deputy must be willing and available to work additional hours beyond assigned shifts, sometimes with little or no notice.

The FY22 budget approval takes effect on 10/10/2021 for the Transport Deputy position with pay range of $47,738 – $50,238 . If hired prior to this effective date, pay range will remain at $33,143 – $36,165 until FY22 takes effect.

Pre-Employment Requirements: These minimum standards set by the Texas Commission of Law Enforcement (TCOLE) must be met in order to qualify for licensure as a Detention Officer in Texas.

  • Citizen of the United States of America.
  • Earned a High School diploma or a G.E.D.
  • Have never been convicted, pled guilty, nor have been on a court-ordered community service or probation, or deferred adjudication for a Class A misdemeanor or a felony.
  • During the last 10 years, have not been convicted, pled guilty, been on community service or probation, or deferred adjudication for a Class B misdemeanor in this state, other state or while serving in the military.
  • Have never had a military court martial that resulted in a dishonorable or bad conduct discharge.
  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver License at the time of hiring.
  • If a temporary Jailer license is issued, must complete Jail School within one year of employment, or termination will occur.

Background Investigation: All candidates for full-time employment with the Sheriff’s Office undergo a comprehensive background investigation prior to being made a final offer. The investigation may include but is not limited to a records check, credit review, verification of credentials and interviews with personal and professional references.

Required Testing: Candidates must pass a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) test to become a certified licensed Jailer before completion of one year of employment, or termination will occur.

Psychological Evaluation: To meet the minimum standards set by the Texas Commission of Law Enforcement (TCOLE), a psychologist will interview and test the candidate using various cognitive assessments. The psychologist will summarize the clinical impressions and make recommendations regarding the candidate’s overall psychological makeup and compatibility with the position.

Medical/Physical Screening: To meet the minimum standards set by the Texas Commission of Law Enforcement (TCOLE), a physical and drug screening exam is conducted by an employer-approved physician. A pre-employment drug screening exam is in accordance with the Smith County Sheriff’s Office intent and commitment to provide a drug-free workplace.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Demonstrates a good working knowledge of federal and state laws, county ordinances and Smith County Jail policies and procedures.
  • Interacts with multiple inmates simultaneously.
  • Handcuffs and shackles inmates. Loads and unloads inmates.
  • Attends to the needs of inmates while being transported.
  • Transports adult offenders locally and across the state securely.
  • Ensures building security by operating X-ray equipment and hand-held metal detection devices, and monitoring security cameras and other tasks related to keeping weapons or destructive devices from entering the facility.
  • Remains alert at all times, prepared to protect self and others from harm.
  • Interacts with the public during entry and exit from the Smith County Courthouse.
  • Checks building (internal and external) daily.
  • Fosters positive working relationships with other law enforcement agencies.
  • Maintains ability to testify as a credible witness in court.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.


Required Skills and Abilities


  • Must be able to learn existing software programs such as AbleTerm and Odyssey.
  • Must be able to keep abreast of any changes in policy, methods, computer operations, equipment needs, etc. as they pertain to departmental operations and activities.


Education and Experience


  • High School diploma or G.E.D. required.
  • Formal education in human services or criminal justice desired.
  • At least two (2) years of experience as a Smith County Jailer, or experience in criminal justice or related field, or any combination of education and experience that has been achieved and is equivalent to the stated education and experience of required knowledge, skills and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities.

Licenses and Certifications

  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Peace Officer in good standing required.
  • Permanent Jailer license in good standing preferred.
  • Valid Texas Driver License.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
Visual Capabilities

  • Ability to detect abnormal behavior and extraordinary activities when observing the actions of an inmate or group of inmates.
  • Ability to prepare a written description of personal property and accurately observe inmates. Ability to detect smoke from cigarettes, electrical fires, etc.
  • Must have sufficient vision without glasses to defend self and others, and perform mandatory life safety functions.
  • Ability to properly identify colors utilized in descriptions.
  • Dual vision is required.
  • Vision must be correctable to 20/20 or better with uncorrected vision of 20/200 or better.

Auditory Capabilities

  • Ability to hear alarms.
  • Ability to hear and understand information received over the telephone and intercom.
  • Ability to distinguish between normal jail sounds and sounds indicating impending, improper or unacceptable behavior such as altercations, fights, assaults, etc.
  • Hearing must be within normal range as defined by nationally recognized audiometric standards, or that surpasses the normal range.

Olfactory Capabilities

  • Ability to detect the presence of smoke from cigarettes, electrical fires, etc.
  • Ability to detect the presence of alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs.

Physical Capabilities

  • Physical requirements include lifting, carrying, struggling and pulling inmates or equipment weighing approximately 150-200 pounds occasionally.
  • Ability to lift weights up to 40 pounds when lifting and positioning Scott Air Pack on back.
  • Ability to climb stairs when moving within cellblocks.
  • Ability to work in a standing position for extended periods of time when observing and monitoring inmates, checking cells, escorting inmates, etc.
  • Ability to bend, stoop and kneel when checking under tables, beds and mattresses during cell searches.
  • Finger dexterity, and hand and arm steadiness when adjusting knobs and switches, and operating computer keyboard.
  • Eye, hand and arm coordination when fingerprinting individuals.
  • May be required to physically restrain inmates in order to maintain discipline among other inmates when necessary.
  • Must use hands or feet in self-defense, physically place inmates in or remove inmates from cells.
  • Ability to use restraint devices (waist chains, leg irons, handcuffs, etc.) to control inmates, run after fleeing prisoners, drag immobile persons, grip persons tightly with hand to prevent their escape, crawl on hands and knees to avoid smoke.
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FAQ for Smith County Jobs Employment

  •  Who are hiring ?

Answer:- Smith County Hiring.

  • Which Job Profile Smith County Needed?

Answer:- Smith County Recruiting for Transport Deputy job position.

  • Which is the official Smith County Careers Portal?

Answer:- is official Smith County Careers Portal.

  • What is Qualification for this Smith County Recruitment?

Answer:- experience from relevant field Required for Transport Deputy job position.

  • How to Apply for Smith County Transport Deputy job position?

Answer:- You can apply online with the help of direct apply link provided in above section.


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