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Current Job Postings
  • Burleson County is accepting letters of interest to fill a contract defense attorney position. This contract position is being funded by a grant from the Texas Indigent Defense Commission (TIDC) aimed at reducing the Covid-19 related case backlog and is limited to attorneys meeting the following minimum requirements:

    a. currently Licensed and in good standing with the State Bar of Texas;

    b. practiced in the area of criminal law for at least three years, and practiced criminal law in the Courts of Bastrop, Burleson, Lee or Washington County, Texas for at least one year;

    c. exhibited proficiency and commitment to providing quality representation to criminal defendants;

    d. exhibited professionalism and reliability when providing representation to criminal defendants;

    e. maintain an average of 10 hours/year of continuing legal education courses relating to criminal law as recognized by the State Bar of Texas; and

    f. tried to verdict at least five criminal jury trials as lead counsel or as second chair counsel.

    Qualified attorneys may contact Jimmy Mynar, County Auditor, at 100 W. Buck St, Ste. 407, Caldwell, TX 77836, or via email at auditor@burlesoncounty.org.

    The County reserves the right to negotiate with any and all individuals or firms that submit responses, as per the Texas Professional Services Procurement Act and the Uniform Grant and Contract Management Standards. Section 3 Residents and Business Concerns, Minority Business Enterprises, Small Business Enterprises, and Women Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit proposals. The County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    Application Closing date: August 31, 2022

  • JOB POSTING

    The Burleson County Attorney’s Office in Caldwell, Texas has a full-time job opening for:

    ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY

    PROSECUTOR

    The job duties include: Performing legal work necessary to effectively represent Burleson County in all Misdemeanor and Justice of the Peace matters, including:

     

    • Case intake – review and determine legal sufficiency of cases;
    • Work with law enforcement when additional documentation may be needed;
    • Attend dockets, additional court hearings, and plea bargain negotiations;
    • Review files for completeness and research current case law;
    • Investigation and preparation for trial, including interviewing witnesses, working with victims, and processing subpoenas;
    • Respond promptly to Court personnel, attorneys, law enforcement and victims as to status of cases;
    • Assisting in felony Court;
    • Assisting in Mental Health commitments

     

    The hours are Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00.  The position will begin Summer 2022. 

    Starting Salary: $65,000, full county benefits including paid health insurance for employee, CLE, State Bar dues, paid holidays and vacation and retirement program

    The ideal candidate will possess:

    • Juris Doctorate degree from accredited law school;
    • Must be currently licensed by the State Bar of Texas to practice law and in good standing;
    • Must be able to pass a criminal background check; Clean drug test required at hiring
    • Ability to multi-task and take initiative on projects with little supervision;
    • Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading skills and overall attention to detail;
    • Strong calendaring skills;
    • Well organized and able to prioritize in a fast paced environment; must be able to multi-task, possess excellent communication skills (written and oral) and be able to work in a team environment.

    Interested candidates will apply in person at: the Burleson County Treasurer’s office or print an application from the county website at: co.burleson.tx.us and file it with the County Treasurer’s Office.  Please include a cover letter and resume.

    Posting date: 03/23/2022

    Closing date:   when position is filled

     

    The Burleson County Attorney’s Office in Caldwell, Texas has a full-time job opening for:

    CHIEF INVESTIGATOR

    The Burleson County Attorney’s office, located in Caldwell, Texas is seeking a Full-Time Chief Investigator to begin fall/winter 2022.

    Duties will include: investigations in Felony, Misdemeanor, CPS and Juvenile investigations as well as other duties required by the County Attorney.  The Chief Investigator is the sole investigator with this office and is required to perform all administrative requirements for TCOLE agency compliance.

    Job Description:

    1. Perform all duties in accordance with the law and licensure as a Peace Officer
    2. Receive and review cases as requested by County and Assistant County Attorneys
    3. Serve as a liaison between the County Attorney’s Office and Law Enforcement
    4. As directed, assist local law enforcement agencies with warrants and investigations related to cases in the County Attorney’s Office
    5. Identify and locate victims and/or witnesses; assist with follow-up interviews
    6. Request certified records; apply for and serve subpoenas and bench warrants
    7. Notify law enforcement personnel/witnesses of trial proceedings and important dates
    8. Conduct criminal history checks
    9. Assist prosecutor during jury selection process
    10. Set up trial exhibits, audio and video equipment
    11. Testify as an expert witness, if needed

    Skills Required:  Must be a licensed Peace Officer with an Advanced or Master Peace Officer Certification, with a working knowledge of Texas laws and their applications, the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, and the legal system in general.  Should have proficiency with firearms (safe operation), still and video cameras, and fingerprint techniques.  Should communicate effectively and professionally in all dealings with parties involved in an investigation.

    Education & Experience:  High School graduate or higher with appropriate licensing.

    Salary:  Based on experience with a full benefits package

    Interested candidates will apply in person at: the Burleson County Treasurer’s office or print an application from the county website at: co.burleson.tx.us and file it with the County Treasurer’s Office.  Please include a cover letter and resume.  Interested candidates may also send their resume and cover letter to: sdeski@burlesoncounty.org

    Posting date: 08/02/2022

    Closing date:   when position is filled

     

    *Not all applicants will be interviewed*

     

    PART-TIME ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY

    Misdemeanor Prosecutor

    The job duties include: Performing legal work necessary to effectively represent Burleson County in Misdemeanor matters, including:

    • Case intake – review and determine legal sufficiency of cases; review files for completeness and research current case law;
    • Work with law enforcement when additional documentation may be needed;
    • Attend dockets, court hearings, and plea bargain negotiations; note: all dockets are in person
    • Investigation and preparation for trial, including interviewing witnesses, working with victims, and processing subpoenas;
    • Respond promptly to Court personnel, attorneys, law enforcement and victims as to status of cases.

    The hours are flexible, but Wednesdays are docket days.   There are usually 1-2 trials per month.  The position will begin when filled. 

    The ideal candidate will possess:

    • Juris Doctorate degree from accredited law school;
    • Must be currently licensed by the State Bar of Texas to practice law and in good standing;
    • Must be able to pass a criminal background check;
    • Ability to multi-task and take initiative on projects with little supervision;
    • Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading skills and overall attention to detail;
    • Strong calendaring skills;
    • Well organized and able to prioritize in a fast paced environment; must be able to multi-task, possess excellent communication skills (written and oral) and be able to work in a team environment.
    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work with staff, law enforcement, probation officers, victims, witnesses and other attorneys.
    • Strong work ethic with a commitment to ethical prosecution.
    • Bi-lingual is a plus

    Salary is dependent on experience.  As this is a part-time position there are no benefits provided. 

    Interested candidates may send their resume and cover letter to: distatty@burlesoncounty.org

    Apply in person at: the Burleson County Treasurer’s office or print an application from the county website at: co.burleson.tx.us and file it with the County Treasurer’s Office.  Please include a cover letter and resume.

    Posting date: 06/14/2022

     

 

All applications and resumes need to be submitted to the Burleson County Treasurer’s Office located on the 4th floor of the courthouse.  (100 W. Buck, Caldwell, Tx)


Fill out the Employment Application and return to the County Treasurer’s Office.

For positions with the Sheriff’s Office, you MUST apply at the Burleson County S.O. and submit the following application.
Sheriff’s Department Application.

Current Job Listings for All Burleson County are Posted on Bulletin Board, Outside of County Treasurer’s Office, 4th Floor of the Courthouse.  Notices are posted until position(s) filled.

Burleson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

PLEASE SUBMIT APPLICATIONS ONLY FOR POSITIONS LISTED AS BEING OPEN.