Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Please Note: Until further notice, applications can be submitted via email to the contact person listed below.
JOB POSTING NO: 051047PO
PAYROLL TITLE: PAROLE OFFICER I
EXTENDED TITLE: District Parole Officer
SALARY: GR. B15 - ($3475.35 / Monthly)
VACANCY LOCATION: Statewide, TX
UNIT/DEPT: TDCJ Parole Offices
PAYROLL JOB#: 000000
- Hazardous Duty Pay
- Law Enforcement & Custodial Officers System (LECOS) Retirement
- TDCJ Parole Officer Training Academy Required
- Telephonic Interviews Will Not Be Accepted
- Work Site Visits Will Not Be Conducted
- No Study Material
- Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by an
organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education
Accreditation (CHEA) or by the United States Department of Education
(USDE). Major course work in Criminal Justice, Counseling,
Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or related field preferred.
- Case work or case processing experience in the criminal justice
or social services fields preferred.
Computer operations experience preferred.
- Must meet and maintain Texas Risk Assessment (TRAS) access
eligibility for continued employment in position.
- Must possess a valid state driver license.
Must maintain valid license(s) for continued employment in position.
Must have or be able to obtain a certificate of course completion for
the Texas Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (TLETS) policy and
procedures training from the Texas Department of Public Safety within
six months of employment date.
Must meet and maintain TLETS access eligibility for continued
employment in position. For details see:
This is a career ladder position.
Current employees that are presently in this career ladder, have
previously met minimum requirements, and are classified at a higher
career ladder level, may submit an application, interview for and
accept this posted position. If selected, the current employee will
remain at their current career ladder level and pay grade.
Employees that were formerly in this career ladder, have previously met
minimum requirements, and were classified at a higher career ladder level,
may submit an application, interview for and accept this posted position.
If selected, the employee will return to their career ladder level prior
to leaving the career path at the current pay grade.
The salary for an ERS Retiree (or non-contributing member) will
For details on the Parole Officer Career Ladder salaries, see:
The following Military Occupational Specialty codes are generally
applicable to this position. Applicants must fully complete the
summary of experience to determine if minimum qualifications are met.
31, 19, 18, 11, 31C, 31E, 31B, 19K, 19D, 18B, 11B, 749X, 649X, MA,
5811, 5831, 5832, 5804, 58, 3P
- Outside applicants will be required to submit to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment.*
Applicants must submit the State of Texas Application For Employment and the applicable supplement for outside applicants (PERS 282) or current TDCJ employees (PERS 598) to the contact person listed on the job posting. Applications may also be submitted through the TDCJ website or the Work In Texas website. If submitted through Work in Texas, the applicable supplement must also be submitted to the contact person. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to the contact person's email address; however, applications will not be accepted by email.
Parole Human Resources
Parole Office Human Resources
8610 Shoal Creek Blvd.
Austin, TX 78757
EMAIL ([email protected])
- Applicants who fax an application are requested to fax both their State of Texas Application for Employment and the applicable supplement. Applicants who wish to submit their application with attachments should either hand deliver it to the contact person or send it via U.S.Mail or overnight delivery.*
Faxed applications must be complete and legible in order to be considered and must not have been sent from a fax machine located at a TDCJ unit or department.
Applications must be received by the contact person by 5:00PM on 08-31-2021. A complete job description and all application forms may be obtained at the above address or by viewing the Job Description. Job Descriptions are available in PDF format which maybe read with the free Adobe Reader.
- Equal Opportunity Employer*