HA
YS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION SHEET for APPLICATION
October 2017
The purpose of this “Information Sheet” is to inform you of the Hays County Sheriff’s Office
procedures for employment and the function of our Human Resources (HR). Our HR Department
screens applicants assuring minimum job qualifications are met and then places the applications
in the first step of our employment process.
Posted Positions
Our three (3) major positions have permanent postings. Other postings have a deadline for
applying. The Application must be in the Hays County Sheriff’s Office Human Resources
Department by the deadline. Deadlines may be shortened or extended at the discretion of the
Elected Officials or Department Heads of Hays County Sheriff’s Office. Applications will be
accepted only for posted positions. Some postings are “open till filledor are considered
permanent postings allowing the department to maintain a pool of applicants for future vacancies.
TO BE ACCEPTED, APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETE. THEY WILL ONLY BE
ACCEPTED FOR POSITIONS THAT ARE POSTED. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS OR
APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED FOR POSITIONS NOT POSTED WILL BE DESTROYED.
STEP 1 Completion and Submission of Application
BEFORE YOU BEGIN YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE READ THROUGH THIS INFORMATION
SHEET ENTIRELY. If you are in need of reasonable accommodations for the application or
interview process please call 512.393.7838 during normal office hours to request your
accommodation and we will be happy to assist you with the request.
Your information MUST be accurate and complete with all questions being answered. Please
include any skills, education, licenses, etc. required for the position to assure that you meet the
minimum qualifications. A resume, or other additional information, may be submitted with your
Application but do not put “see attached resume” on your Application. The Application must be
completed as instructed the resume is merely an attachment. Your Application will be reviewed
for completion. If needed, questions will be asked to help determine if the minimum qualifications
for a particular position are met.
To submit your application, follow the link at the end of the application.
STEP 2 Preliminary Background Check
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At the end of the closing date for the posting, all Applications will be reviewed to identify the best
qualified applicants. A preliminary background check will be conducted on these applicants.
STEP 3 Testing
When you have passed the preliminary background check, you will be scheduled for testing.
Depending upon what position you are applying for, you will be scheduled for any required tests,
such as: written, typing, Criticall, and/or physical agility.
STEP 4 - Interview
Applicants successfully passing the pre-employment testing will then go before the Interview
Board who will identify the final candidate(s).
STEP 5 Application Supplement
You will be provided the Application Supplement after passing Step 2 - Preliminary Background
Check. You may turn it in when you come for testing/interview or you will have 5 business days
after the interview to return the completed Application Supplement. Additional required
documents must be submitted with the Application Supplement. See the page titled Required
Papers and Documentsfor a list of additional required documents. Failure to provide accurate
and truthful information, or any misrepresentation of the truth, on the Application and
Application Supplement could result in you being disqualified from our employment
process.
STEP 6 Full Background Check
Supplement with criminal history checks. Failure to provide accurate and truthful information,
or any misrepresentation of the truth, on the Application and Application Supplement
could result in you being disqualified from our employment process.
STEP 7 Contingent Employment Offer
After successfully completing the full background check, you will either be placed on our
employment list or if a position is available, you will be scheduled for any pre-employment medical
testing and exams such as a drug screen, physical, and/or psychological test. You may be
required to take a medical exam (physical and/or psychological) as part of the conditional offer for
the position you are applying for. If required, it will be done at the expense of the County prior to
making you an offer of employment.
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE APPLICATION
The following instructions are provided as a guide to assist you in properly completing your
Application. It is essential that the information be accurate in all respects. This document will be
used as the basis for your background investigation and any further job interviews with the
Sheriff’s Office.
1. A
void errors by reading the directions for each question carefully before making any entries on t
he
f
orm. Be sure everything is correct and in proper sequence before entering the information.
2. If the question is not applicable to you, enter “NA” in the space provided.
3. You are responsible for obtaining correct names, addresses, and phone numbers. If you are not
sure of an address or phone number, please verify it for accuracy prior to including it. All addresses
must have zip codes.
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4. A
nswering all questions accurately will help expedite our investigation of you. Failure to respond to
the question or failure to provide the information requested will result in disqualification.
5. Print a copy for your records before you submit your Application.
6. After you submit your Application, you are responsible for notifying the Sheriff’s Office of any
changes in the information provided. Residence and job information frequently change after your
submission. You must notify the Sheriff’s Office within ten (10) days of any change.
ANSWER EACH QUESTION COMPLETELY AND HONESTLY. MORE PEOPLE ARE
ELIMINATED FROM THE HIRING PROCESS DUE TO OMISSIONS OR CONCEALMENT
RATHER THAN ANY OTHER REASON. ANY OMISSION OR CONCEALMENT OF
INFORMATION WILL BE CONSIDERED DECEPTION. WHILE MISTAKES, INDISCRETIONS
OR OTHER SITUATIONS IN YOUR LIFE HISTORY MAY OR MAY NOT BE CONDONED,
DECEPTION WILL ABSOLUTELY NOT BE TOLERATED.
Our Human Resources Department is available Monday Friday, 8:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Our
phone number is 512.393.7838.
EEO/AA: The County of Hays is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not
discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin,
ancestry, political beliefs, or disability. The building is accessible to disabled persons.
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REQUIRED PAPERS AND DOCUMENTS
ORIGINALS OF THESE DOCUMENTS NEED TO BE PRESENTED WITH YOUR ORIGINAL
APPLICATION SUPPLEMENT. WE DO NOT KEEP THE ORIGINALS THEY ARE
RETURNED TO YOU. WE NEED TO SEE THE ORIGINALS AND WILL MAKE COPIES OF
THEM FOR OUR FILES. THE APPLICATION SUPPLEMENT IS DUE 5 BUSINESS DAYS
AFTER YOUR INTERVIEW. HOWEVER, YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT THE
APPLICATION SUPPLEMENT AND THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS WHEN YOU COME FOR
YOUR TESTING OR INTERVIEW.
1. Birth Certificate or Naturalization certificate - Original only. Hospital Birth Certificates (with feet
imprints) are not acceptable. If needed, you may purchase a certified birth certificate locally at the
Hays County Clerk’s office if you were born in Texas. They are located at the Government Center
at 712 S Stagecoach Trail. NO EXCEPTIONS
2. P
roof of Education Original high school diploma or an official sealed transcript from your high
school, GED certificate, or an official sealed transcript from a university or college indicating that
you earned a degree can be submitted. An official transcript must be in a sealed envelope from the
school. If you have attended a university or college without earning your degree, you must provide
y
our high school diploma or an official sealed transcript from your high school or GED certificate. If
the school will not give you the transcripts, you may have them mailed to: Human Resources, Hays
County Sheriff’s Office, 1307 Uhland Road, San Marcos, TX 78666. NO EXCEPTIONS
3. DD Form 214 - If applicable, a copy of your DD Form 214, Certificate of Discharge from the Armed
For
ces, for each period of military service. The DD Form 214 must be the copy that reflects
“Reentry Code.” NO EXCEPTIONS
4. S
ocial Security Card - Original only. Please note: Laminated social security cards are unlawful.
Therefore they are NOT accepted. If you have a laminated social security card you may obtain a
new card. The receipt issued by the Social Security Administration Office for the new card will
be
ac
cepted. You may contact the local Social Security Administration Office at 1.866.388.8515. NO
EXCEPTIONS
5. D
river’s License - An original of your valid driver’s license must be submitted. NO EXCEPTIONS
6. TCO
LE License Card for Peace Officer or Basic Jailer License for Corrections Officer- If y
ou
ar
e applying for a Deputy position, an original of your TCOLE License Card must be submitted. If
you do not have your TCOLE License by the date of application, we will accept a notification letter
from TCOLE stating you have successfully passed your Texas Peace Officer Licensing exam. If
you are applying for a Correction Officer position, an original of your TCOLE Basic Jailer License
must be submitted. If you do not have a Basic Jailer License, you must be able to obtain it withi
n
one
year of being hired.
7. Personal Credit Report – You will be required to provide a personal credit report (not a credit
score). A recent personal credit report obtained within the 12 months of the date of your Applicati
on
w
ill be accepted. These can be obtained from many different websites, such a
s
annualcreditreport.com or creditkarma.com.
8. V
ehicle Insurance Card - Current insurance card or proof of vehicle insurance.
THESE DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED WITHIN THE TIMEFRAME OR YOU WILL NOT
QUALIFY TO CONTINUE IN THE HIRING PROCESS.
If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at 512.393.7838.
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HAYS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
APPLICATION
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
EMPLOYER
1307 Uhl
and Rd. San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 393-7800 http://sheriffhr.co.hays.tx.us
PLEASE PRINT OR TYPE
NOTE TO APPLICANT: Equal access to programs, services and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation
to the application and or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Department. IT IS MANDATORY FOR THIS APPLICATION
TO BE COMPLETELY FILLED OUT. FAILURE TO COMPLETE APPLICATION WILL RESULT IN NON-CONSIDERATION.
Position applied for:
Job Posting #:
Referral Source (check all that apply): Advertisement Employee Relative Government Employment Agency
Private Employment Agency Other
Last Name:
First Name:
Full Middle Name:
Maiden Name:
Select your ethnic affiliation American Indian or Alaskan Native Black White Hispanic Multicultural Asian
Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
Mailing Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
Home Phone:
Cell/Other Phone:
Email Address:
Place of Birth (City):
County:
State:
Country:
SSN:
DL #:
Date of Birth:
State Issued:
PID # (if applicable):
DL Expires:
Other Names (Aliases, Nick Names, etc.)
Eye Color:
Hair Color:
Height:
Weight:
Scars, Tattoos, other Distinguishing Marks:
Please check all of the following social
media sites you participate in:
Facebook MySpace Twitter Google+ Linkedin
Instagram Pinterest Four Square YouTube None
Have you reviewed the job description for the position you are applying for?
Yes No
If yes, are you able to perform the functions of the job as described in the job description?
Yes No
Are you legally eligible for employment in this country?
Yes No
Date available for work?
Type of position desired?
Full-time Part-time Temporary
Which of the following are you willing to do if required? Travel Overtime Work Nights Work Weekends Work Holidays None
Indicate which of the following you would have a problem working:
Weekends Nights Holidays
Rotating Shifts 10 hour Shifts 12 hour Shifts None
RESIDENCES - Beginning with your present address, list all addresses where you have lived during the past ten (10) years. List
by month and year.
From:
To:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
County:
Mortgage Company/Landlord:
Phone:
Address:
City:
State:
County:
From:
To:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
County:
Mortgage Company/Landlord:
Phone:
Address:
City:
State:
County:
From:
To:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
County:
Mortgage Company/Landlord:
Phone:
Address:
City:
State:
County:
From:
To:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
County:
Mortgage Company/Landlord:
Phone:
Address:
City:
State:
County:
From:
To:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
County:
Mortgage Company/Landlord:
Phone:
Address:
City:
State:
County:
From:
To:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
County:
Mortgage Company/Landlord:
Phone:
Address:
City:
State:
County:
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EDUCATIONAL HISTORY
High School(s) attended
City/State
From
To
Year of
Graduation
Diploma or GED
Diploma GED
Diploma GED
Diploma GED
College Attended
From
To
Degree Earned
Type of Degree Earned
# of Hours Completed
Yes No
Yes No
Yes No
Trade School Attended
From
To
Degree/Certification Earned
Type Degree/Certification
# of Hours Completed
Yes No
Yes No
Other Schools Attended
From
To
Degree/Certification Earned
Type Degree/Certification
# of Hours Completed
Yes No
Yes No
WORK HISTORYBeginning with your present or most recent job, list all employment for the past ten (10)
years, including part time, temporary or seasonal work. Include all periods of unemployment, attendance
at school and military service.
From:
To:
Employer:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Phone:
Salary:
Average Number of Hours per week:
Supervisor:
Phone:
Reason for leaving:
Job Duties:
Job Title:
From:
To:
Employer:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Phone:
Salary:
Average Number of Hours per week:
Supervisor:
Phone:
Reason for leaving:
Job Duties:
Job Title:
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From:
To:
Employer:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Phone:
Salary:
Average Number of Hours per week:
Supervisor:
Phone:
Reason for leaving:
Job Duties:
Job Title:
From:
To:
Employer:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Phone:
Salary:
Average Number of Hours per week:
Supervisor:
Phone:
Reason for leaving:
Job Duties:
Job Title:
From:
To:
Employer:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Phone:
Salary:
Average Number of Hours per week:
Supervisor:
Phone:
Reason for leaving:
Job Duties:
Job Title:
From:
To:
Employer:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Phone:
Salary:
Average Number of Hours per week:
Supervisor:
Phone:
Reason for leaving:
Job Duties:
Job Title:
Have you ever been terminated or asked to resign:
Yes No If yes, complete the following:
Name of Employer
Date
Terminated
Date Asked
to Resign
Reason
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Indicate if you have ever been employed by Hays
County:
Current Hays County employee
(if checked complete information below)
Previous Hays County employee (if checked complete information below)
Never employed by Hays County
Date Hired by
Hays County
Date Left
Hays County
Department
Last/Current Supervisor
Do you have reason to believe a former employer(s) may give you a negative
job reference?
Yes No
If yes, please provide the information below
Name of Employer
Reason
MILITARY RECORD - include information for each time you have been enlisted. If you did not serve,
indicate that and then go to the next section.
If you served in the US Armed Forces, please indicate which
branch(s):
Air Force Army Coast Guard
Marines Navy National Guard Did not serve
Served From: To:
Served in the following conflicts: Grenada Kosovo
Iraqi Freedom Operation Desert Storm Afghanistan
Type of
Discharge(s):
Honorable General Medical
Dishonorable BCD OTH
Have you ever received a
dishonorable discharge?
Yes No
Current/Last unit:
Highest Rank held:
LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPERIENCE
Have you applied to any law enforcement agency within the past 10 years? Yes No
List the law enforcement agencies you have applied to in the past 10 years:
Agency
Date Applied
Result / Status / If not hire, state reason why
Indicate if you are currently, previously,
or never been a licensed peace officer?
Current Peace Officer Previous Peace Officer Never been Peace Officer
If current Peace Officer please provide the following:
Date Commissioned:
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Are you currently or have you previously been employed by a law enforcement agency? Yes No
If yes, please provide the information below:
Agency
City/State
From/To
Last Supervisor
Duties/Division:
Please check all that apply:
Voluntarily Resign Asked to Resign Laid off Fired Eligible for Rehire Not Eligible for Rehire
Reason for Leaving:
If you have been employed in the past by more than one agency, please include in the comments section at the end of the
application.
Have you ever been investigated by a law enforcement agency?
Yes No If yes, provide the following information and attach a separate sheet if additional space is needed:
Date
What for
Outcome
Have you ever been notified by a law enforcement/corrections agency that you were the subject of an internal investigation?
Yes No If yes, provide the information below and attach a separate sheet if additional space is needed:
Date
What for
Outcome
As a law enforcement professional, I have had the following disciplinary actions taken against me (check all that apply):
Days off without pay Oral reprimand Written reprimand Reduction in rank or pay
Vacation days surrendered in lieu of days off without pay Surrender of promotion None
If any, complete the following and attach a separate sheet if additional space is needed:
Date
Agency
Discipline Received
Reason for Discipline
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HAYS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE EMPLOYEES THAT I KNOW
Are you acquainted with or related to any current or past Hays County Sheriff’s Office employee? Yes No
If yes, provide the name and detail the relationship (friend, relative, ride along, etc.) below.
Name
Relationship
Name
Relationship
ARRESTS AND DETENTIONS
Have you ever been arrested, cited, or charged with
any criminal violation (except traffic violations)?
Yes No
If yes, was it a felony or misdemeanor?
Felony Arrests
Misdemeanor Arrests
Number of felony arrests
Number of misdemeanor arrests
Have you ever been arrested or appeared as a defendant in a criminal proceeding? Yes No
If yes, please complete the following information and attach a separate page if additional space is needed:
Date of Arrest
Name of Offense
Convicted
Disposition
Yes No
Yes No
Yes No
Yes No
Yes No
Have you ever been a suspect in a crime? Yes No If yes, please explain:
TRAFFIC / DRIVING RECORD / VEHICLE INFORMATION
List all drivers licenses you have ever held and whether or not they are currently active.
DL Number
State
Active / Surrendered / Expired
Date Surrendered or Expired
Active Surrendered Expired
Active Surrendered Expired
Active Surrendered Expired
What restrictions do you have
(i.e. glasses)?
What endorsements do you
have (i.e. motorcycle)?
How many years have you
been driving?
How many miles a year do
you drive?
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Has your driver’s license ever been suspended, revoked, or put on probation? Yes No
If yes, list all incidents where your driver’s license has been suspended, revoked, or put on probation:
Date
State
Reason
Have you ever failed to dispose of a traffic, parking, or misdemeanor citation? Yes No
For the purpose of answering the next question, arrested is defined as: “Being detained by any law enforcement agency or agent
acting on a warrant of arrest or summons issued in your name indicating a failure to properly dispose of a traffic, parking or
other misdemeanor citation within the prescribed number of days after receipt of the citation. Detained means transported to
jail, transported to a magistrate, or transported before a court clerk where a fine had to be paid or bond posted to avoid your
incarceration, whether or not the fine and/or bond was actually posted by you or someone else.”
Have you ever been arrested on a traffic warrant? Yes No
If yes, provide the date, state, and agency of each arrest for traffic warrant.
Date
Offense
State
Agency
Do you currently own a vehicle or have a vehicle registered in your name? Yes No
If yes, list all vehicles currently owned by you, registered in your name, or that you frequently drive:
Year
Make
Model
Color
License Plate
State
Insurance Carrier
Policy Number
Name of Agent
Phone Number for Agent
Have you received a ticket for not showing proof of insurance? Yes No
Have you ever been convicted of driving without insurance? Yes No
Have you ever been detained for any offense that was not mentioned above? Yes No
If so, when?
Arresting Agency
Result of Arrest
Have you ever received a moving or non-moving ticket (excluding parking tickets)? Yes No
If yes, list all moving and non-moving tickets excluding parking tickets that you have received starting with the most recent
ticket. “Disposition of Ticket” means how you chose to take care of the ticket (i.e. plead guilty & take defensive driving, pay a
fine, have the ticket dismissed by judge, receive deferred adjudication, etc.).
Date
Agency
Offense
Disposition
Posted
Speed
Citation Speed
mph
mph
mph
mph
mph
mph
mph
mph
mph
mph
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Have you ever been involved in an accident where you were the driver? Yes No
If yes, list all accidents you have been involved in as a driver starting with the most recent accident. For our use, the
determination of “At Fault/Not at Fault” is the listed opinion made by the investigating officer, not yours.
Date of Accident
City
State
Investigating Agency
At Fault/Not at Fault
At Fault Not at Fault
At Fault Not at Fault
At Fault Not at Fault
Have you ever left the scene of a motor vehicle collision without reporting the incident to a law enforcement entity with
jurisdiction where it happened? Yes No If yes, were you the driver? Yes No
FINANCIAL HISTORY AND OBLIGATIONS
What do you consider to be your current financial condition?
Excellent Good Fair Poor
Why?
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS / LANGUAGES
List special skills and/or qualifications you may have (i.e. pilot, radio operator, scuba diver, computer programs, typing skills,
etc.):
Below, please indicate your primary language, what language skills you have (including sign language) and the skill level you
have for that language.
Language
Primary
Reading
Speaking
Understanding
Writing
Yes
No
Excellent
Good
Fair
Excellent
Good
Fair
Excellent
Good
Fair
Excellent
Good
Fair
Language
Primary
Reading
Speaking
Understanding
Writing
Yes
No
Excellent
Good
Fair
Excellent
Good
Fair
Excellent
Good
Fair
Excellent
Good
Fair
Language
Primary
Reading
Speaking
Understanding
Writing
Yes
No
Excellent
Good
Fair
Excellent
Good
Fair
Excellent
Good
Fair
Excellent
Good
Fair
Language
Primary
Reading
Speaking
Understanding
Writing
Yes
No
Excellent
Good
Fair
Excellent
Good
Fair
Excellent
Good
Fair
Excellent
Good
Fair
Do you have a working knowledge of computer operating systems? Yes No
Indicate which of the following operating systems you have working knowledge of:
Windows Mac Windows NT
Indicate the level of experience you have for the following:
Outlook
Advanced Intermediate Beginner Very Little None
Word
Advanced Intermediate Beginner Very Little None
Excel
Advanced Intermediate Beginner Very Little None
Access
Advanced Intermediate Beginner Very Little None
PowerPoint
Advanced Intermediate Beginner Very Little None
Odyssey
Advanced Intermediate Beginner Very Little None
Website design
Advanced Intermediate Beginner Very Little None
Website
maintenance
Advanced Intermediate Beginner Very Little None
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PERSONAL DECLARATIONS
Have you actively ingested, inhaled, or injected any of the following? Yes No
If yes, indicate below which substances you have actively ingested, inhaled, or injected without a prescription? Detail each
occurrence who, what, when, where, and why?
Name or Substance Used
Date Used
Detail of Occurrence
Marijuana
Hashish
Speed
Methamphetamine
Heroin
Mushrooms
Peyote
LSD
Cocaine
Crack
PCP
Ice
Ecstasy
Mandrel
Steroids
Amphetamines
Barbiturates
Someone else’s
Prescription. Please
explain why.
Other (be specific)
Please explain why.
Has anyone ever used illegal drugs or illegal controlled substances in your presence? Yes No
If yes, tell us about the last time anyone used illegal drugs or illegal controlled substance in your presence:
Date illegal substance used in your presence
Name of illegal Substance
Circumstance
Classify your personal use of
alcoholic beverages:
Beer
Wine
Liquor
Daily Weekly Frequently Occasionally Never
Daily Weekly Frequently Occasionally Never
Daily Weekly Frequently Occasionally Never
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
If you have additional information to answer any previous question (where there was not enough room) please indicate the
question and provide the additional information.
In your opinion, what is the worst thing you have ever done?
What are the reasons you are considering public safety/law enforcement as a career and when did you decide to pursue it?
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Now is the time to add any additional comments you would like for us to consider:
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APPLICANT’S STATEMENT
I certify that all information provided by me in this application packet is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.
I authorize Hays County Sheriff’s Office to investigate all information contained in this packet as may be necessary in
arriving at an employment decision. This application will be considered for a period not to exceed 180 days. I
understand and acknowledge that, unless otherwise defined by applicable law, any employment relationship is of an
“AT WILL” nature, which means that the employee may resign at any time and the employer may discharge the
employee at any time with or without cause. It is further understood that this “AT WILL” employment relationship may
not be changed by any written document or by any verbal agreement. In the event of employment, I understand that
false or misleading information given in my application package or interview may result in termination. I also
understand that I am required to abide by all rules and regulations of the employer in the event of employment. I
understand that no person shall be denied employment with Hays County on the basis of any legally prohibited
discrimination involving, but not limited to, race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital
status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.
I understand that all employees must serve a probationary period of 180 days. If required to complete a Field Training
Officer (FTO) Program I must demonstrate during this period my fitness for continued employment by the Hays County
Sheriff’s Office. I also understand that any employment offered me will be contingent upon the results of a complete
character and fitness investigation.
I hereby certify that there are no willful misrepresentations, omissions or falsifications in this application. I am aware
that should an investigation disclose such misrepresentations, falsifications or inaccuracies, my application will be
rejected and I will be disqualified for a minimum of two (2) years.
Signature of Applicant
Date
MUST
Initial
MUST
Initial
MUST
Initial
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Hays County Sheriff’s Office Employment Process
The following are the steps to our employment process:
STEP 1 - Complete and submit application to the Hays County Sheriff’s Office HR
Department.
STEP 2 - Preliminary background check will be performed. If selected to continue in
hiring process you will be notified.
STEP 3 - Testing will be scheduled (physical agility, written, typing, Criticall, etc.). You
will be notified if you passed or failed. Those passing will continue with the process.
STEP 4 - Interviews will be held. You will be notified of the decision to continue, or
not continue, in the hiring process.
STEP 5 - The Application Supplement along with the required original documents
must be submitted within 5 business days from the interview.
STEP 6 A full background check will be conducted.
STEP 7 Any job offer you receive from the Hays County Sheriff’s Office is contingent
upon you passing each of the steps mentioned above and the following additional
tests.
All Law Enforcement and Emergency
Communication positions must pass these
additional tests:
Civilian positions must pass these additional
tests:
Fingerprints
Fingerprints
Drug Screening
Drug Screening
Physical
Physical
Psychological
Please sign below acknowledging you understand and consent for each of these to be
conducted as required.
Signature
Printed Name Date
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Hays County Equal Opportunity Data Sheet
Date: ________________________________
Name: _______________________________
SSN: ________________________________
Position Number: ______________________
1. Completion of this section is strictly voluntary. The information will be used to accommodate
Equal Employment Opportunity tracking and reporting requirements.
Ethnic Origin:
Asian Black Hispanic American Indian Caucasian Other
Gender:
Male Female
Veteran:
No Vietnam Other
2. Completion of this section is strictly voluntary. The information will be used to determine if
reasonable accommodation circumstances exist.
Disabled:
No Yes
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