Employment – Kaufman County


How to Apply: Submit a complete, signed application to the Human Resources Department via U.S. Mail, hand delivery, or via email to employment@kaufmancounty.net by 4:30 pm on the closing date of the announcement. Positions with the Sheriff’s Department are open ended and do not have a closed date. The Human Resources Department is located at 100 N. Washington, Kaufman, Texas 75142. We will only accept applications for open positions, and applications received after the closing date and time will not be considered.   A separate application must be submitted for each position in which you are applying. WE DO NOT ACCEPT APPLICATIONS VIA FAX. If you are submitting an application via email, please include the Job Title in the subject line. EMAILS MUST HAVE AN APPLICATION ATTACHED TO BE CONSIDERED. ****A resume and /or other documents will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

You may download an application by clicking the link attached to each job posting or you may pick one up from the Human Resources Office. Please note that application for the Sheriff’s Department is different based on the position you are applying for.



Job Title

Department Type of Employment Salary Closing Date  


Job Description
Seasonal Mower Precinct 3 Commissioner’s Office Part-Time $12/hr Until Filled Kaufman Application Click Here
Direct Care Children’s Shelter Part-time $8.50hr Until Filled **Contact department** Click Here
Direct Care Children’s Shelter Part-time & Weekends Only $8.50hr Until Filled **Contact department** Click Here
Counselor CSCD Full-time $38,000-$44,200 Until Filled Kaufman Application Click Here
CDL Driver/Equipment Operator Road & Bridge Various Precincts, depending on need Full-time Salary Based on Experience Until Filled Kaufman Application Click Here

 Positions with Kaufman County Sheriff’s Department:

Job Title Type of Employment Salary Requirements (Click on link) Application
Deputy Sheriff Full-time $45,501 Deputy Requirements Deputy Application
Detention Officer Full-time $37,319 Detention Officer Requirements Detention Officer Application
Dispatch Operator Full-time $37,319 Dispatch Requirements Dispatch Officer Application

***If you have already submitted an application for the Sheriff’s Department, you may call 972-932-4337 to check on the status of your application.***


 Kaufman County is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY employer Promoting DIVERSITY and a DRUG-FREE work environment.

****We do not accept applications if we do not have any openings. ****