Community Supervision Officer

Job Requirements

Minimum Standards

Citizen of the U.S. or alien authorized to work in the U.S.

At least 18 years old

Bachelor's degree conferred by an institution of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Major course work in Criminal Justice, Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or Sociology preferred.

One (1) year full-time, wage-earning casework or case processing experience in the criminal justice or social services field.

Must not have been convicted of any offense involving domestic violence. 

Not be on active duty in the military (okay if on terminal leave).

Not be on probation for any criminal offense. 

Not have pending charges for any criminal offense or have an outstanding warrant. 

Convicted felons (or those convicted of an equivalent offense under the Uniform Code of Military Justice) do not become eligible for consideration until 15 years have elapsed since termination of sentence.  

Must be able to perform the essential functions of a Probation Officer, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Mandatory drug testing is required of all selected applicants

Males ages 18 through 25, must be registered with the Selective Services if required to do so by Federal Law.  If you are not registered, you may register by clicking the following link: https://www4.sss.gov/regver/register1.asp



Additional Information:
  For all TDCJ purposes, conviction of a criminal offense includes paid fine, time served, placed on probation (includes deferred adjudication), and court ordered restitution.