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901 Leopard Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Phone 1: 361.888.0111
Fax 1: 361.888.0111

Email: County Sheriff
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LAW ENFORCEMENT?
Mission Statement | Professional Vision Standards | What We're Looking For |
Minimum Requirements | Salary & Benefits | How To Apply | Human Resources
 
MISSION STATEMENT
The Nueces County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to the promotion of public safety by providing services that are progressive, innovative, and visionary in collaboration with the resources in our community.
-Sheriff Jim Kaelin
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PROFESSIONAL VISION STANDARDS
  • Our principle standard is to protect life and property
  • We treat each other, and the community, with dignity and respect
  • Our employees are our most valued assets
  • We value community partnerships
  • We demand the highest level standard of honesty and integrity
  • We value personal and professional growth through education and training
  • We strive to maintain the highest level of public trust
  • We recognize the importance of investing in the future of our community's children
  • We recognize diversity as strength
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WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
The Nueces County Sheriff's Office is recognized for its innovation and leadership in police professionalism. The Sheriff's Office is in the forefront of such concepts as problem solving and community-oriented policing. We are an organization where individuals do make a difference.

The Sheriff's Office attracts and retains men and women who reflect the diversity of our community. We need individuals who can enforce the law and who want to work with citizens to improve the quality of life in Nueces County.
NUECES COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

In order to become a Nueces County Deputy Sheriff or Corrections Officer, you must:
  1. Be a high school graduate or possess a GED.
  2. Possess a valid Texas motor vehicle operator's License.
  3. Be willing to attend the NCSD Training Academy to become certified as a Corrections Officer.
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Salary & Benefits

The Starting Salary for becoming a Nueces County Cadet Corrections Officer as of March 2013 is $28,374.84 annually. Once certified as a Corrections officer the annual salary is $32,779.76. Some of the benefits include:

  • Access to Health Insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Dental Plan
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • State of Texas Retirement Plan
  • Opportunity for Advancement
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How To Apply

Applications my be picked up in person at the Nueces County Human Resources office in the MAIN COURTHOUSE, 901 Leopard, Corpus Christi, Texas Room 302.2 or http://www.co.nueces.tx.us/hr/applications.asp  

If you are interested in the Nueces County Sheriff's Office, we encourage you to gain more information by discussing career opportunities with our recruiting staff between 08:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. weekdays.
(On county holidays, please call 361-887-2222.)


Nueces County Sheriff's Office
901 Leopard Street
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
~or~
P.O. Box 1940
Corpus Christi, Texas 78403
FAX 361/887-2206

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Mission Statement | Professional Vision Standards | What We're Looking For |
Minimum Requirements | Salary & Benefits | How To Apply | Human Resources