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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentLaw Enforcement & Police · 1 decade ago

harris county jail detention officer (houston, tx)?

I am trying to figure out how the whole selection process goes, and if I have an ELS medical discharge from the navy does it disqualify me...also what kind of hours do they expect you to work cause im in college, but the way my schedule is I have quite a bit of time out of school...M and W im looking some hours between 1600 and 2400 and TH,F...i can work from about 1330 til about 2400,serious answers only,thank you

I already filled out the online application

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Field Operations Command > Human Resources Bureau > Recruiting/Background Investigations Unit > Qualifications & PayQualifications & Pay

    Detention Officer

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    18 YEARS OF AGE MINIMUM, NO MAXIMUM AGE LIMIT

    HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR G.E.D.

    IF A MILITARY VETERAN, APPLICANTS MUST HAVE AN HONORABLE DISCHARGE

    APPLICANTS MUST BE U.S. CITIZEN

    VALID TEXAS DRIVER'S LICENSE

    APPLICANTS MUST PASS A PHYSICAL EXAMINATION

    EYE-SIGHT MUST BE CORRECTABLE TO 20/20

    HEARING MUST BE NORMAL

    SHOW NO TRACE OF ILLEGAL DRUG USAGE

    MUST HAVE NEVER BEEN CONVICTED OF A CRIME GREATER THAN A CLASS B

    APPLICANTS MUST PASS A PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION

    APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE ALL PHASES OF THE REQUIRED TESTING

    APPLICANTS MUST HAVE GOOD CREDIT

    APPLICANTS WILL BE GIVEN A POLYGRAPH EXAMINATION

    APPLICANTS WILL BE INTERVIEWED

    APPLICANTS MUST BE WILLING TO ACCEPT ANY ASSIGNMENT OR SHIFT

    A THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION WILL BE DONE ON ALL APLLICANTS

    ALL COSTS FOR THE APPLICATION PROCESS INCLUDING MEDICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING, TRAVEL, PARKING, ETC. ARE TO BE PAID BY THE APPLICANT ~

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    Return address so they know where it is coming from. Should be to him as: First Last Name; Inmate # xxxx at

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