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Job Openings in Polk County

Thank you for your interest in employment with Polk County.

Applications are accepted for posted positions only.  If you are applying for more than one position, you must complete a separate application for each position. A resume and/or other documents will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application, however, you may submit a resume and/or additional documents with completed application.

Applications may be submitted via in person @ 602 E. Church St. Ste 105 Livingston, TX, 77351, fax @936-327-6879, or email @ humanresources@co.polk.tx.us.

*ALL Law Enforcement positions require a Personal History statement and a Law Enforcement background consent to be completed, notarized and submitted to the department upon completion of the application.  Personal History statement and Law Enforcement background consent may be obtained below, on the Sheriff's website (www.polkcountyso.net) or in person at the Human Resources Office.  Both of these documents must be notarized, which can be completed at Human Resources if needed. 

**Non Law Enforcement - All applications submitted for employment with Polk County must complete the background consent form listed below and submitted with the application or it is not considered complete.

Notice: Any position which requires the ability or skill to type must also have a typing test.  You may take a typing test at your local Work Force Center or you may contact our office to schedule for the test to be administered at 602 East Church Street, Livingston, Texas.  All applications and typing scores will be considered valid for 180 days.

AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED!

Employment Application

 Background Consent

The following two documents are for law enforcement only! (These will be in addition to the Employee Application)

Personal History Statement (All Sworn Positions ie: law enforcement, jailers, telecommunications)

Law Enforcement Background Consent

Current Openings

  

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              • AGING SERVICES WORKER- Opened 07/17/2024 until filled
              • LIVINGSTON, TX
              • PART-TIME - $13.54 HOURLY
              • Department: AGING
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              • CORPORAL- Opened 07/17/2024 until filled
              • LIVINGSTON, TX
              • FULL-TIME - $41,138.00 Annually
              • Department: JAIL
          • (2) MAINTENANCE TECH- Opened 06/28/2024 until filled
          • LIVINGSTON, TX
          • FULL-TIME - $37,738.00 Annually
          • Department: MAINTENANCE
      • (1) ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER
      • LIVINGSTON, TX
      • FULL-TIME - $40,030.00 Annually
      • Department: SHERIFF
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    • HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR- opened 06/17/2024 until 07/10/2024
    • LIVINGSTON, TX
    • FULL-TIME - $35,941.00 Annually
    • Department: ROAD AND BRIDGE 4
      (1) SERGEANT - opened 05/15/2024 until filled
      • LIVINGSTON, TX
      • FULL-TIME - $46,006.00 Annually 
      • Department: JAIL  

DEPUTY CLERK - opened 05/13/2024 until filled

  • LIVINGSTON, TX
  • PART-TIME - $14.22 Hourly
  • Department: TAX OFFICE
 

Secretary I (Labor Pool) - opened 6/24/22 until filled

  • LIVINGSTON, TX
  • LABOR POOL - $13.54 Hourly
  • Department: HUMAN RESOURCES
   

SECRETARY II- 04/10/2024 open until filled

  • LIVINGSTON, TX
  • FULL-TIME - $31,074.00 Annually
  • Department: EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

SECRETARY I- opened 02/05/2024 until filled

  • ONALASKA, TX
  • PART-TIME - $13.54 HR
  • Department: JUSTICE OF THE PEACE 
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    • LABORER- opened 02/01/2024 until filled
    • LIVINGSTON, TX
    • PART-TIME - $ 13.54 HOUR
    • Department: MAINTENANCE 
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  • Assistant District Attorney-Felony Division opened 11/29/2023 until filled
  • LIVINGSTON, TX
  • FULL-TIME - $120,000.00 Annually
  • Department: DISTRICT ATTORNEY
  • LIVINGSTON, TX
  • FULL-TIME - $45,006.00 Annually
  • Department: SHERIFF

(4) Deputy Sheriff - Transport - opened 8/21/21 until filled

  • LIVINGSTON, TX
  • FULL-TIME - $45,006.00 Annually
  • Department: JAIL

(2)Telecommunications Operator Labor pool - opened 01/04/2024 until filled

  • LIVINGSTON, TX
  • PART-TIME $16.46 HR
  • Department: SHERIFF 

(3) Corrections Officer  - opened 8/15/22 until filled

  • LIVINGSTON, TX
  • FULL-TIME - $40,003.00 Annually
  • Department: JAIL

Corrections Officer (Labor Pool) -11/15/22 until filled

  • LIVINGSTON, TX
  • LABOR POOL - $16.46 Hourly
  • Department: JAIL

(2) LVN - Jail Nurse / Licensed Paramedic -opened 8/23/21 until filled

  • LIVINGSTON, TX
  • FULL-TIME - $43,687.00 Annually
  • Department: JAIL