Civilian Jailer

Within the Rosenberg Police Department is a holding facility where the department houses incarcerated individuals who have been arrested for Class C Misdemeanors or are awaiting to be transferred to the County Jail due to higher charges. A Civilian Jailer is responsible for supervising and processing incarcerated individuals while providing a safe and secure environment within the City of Rosenberg holding facility. Civilian Jailers maintain order and security through the city’s municipal jail in accordance with established polices, regulations, and directed procedures.

  1. Minimum Requirements
  2. Hiring Process
  • Applicant must be able to work in the U.S. on an unrestricted basis
  • Applicant must possess a valid Texas driver’s license
  • Applicant must be at least 20 years of age upon appointment
  • Applicant must be a high school graduate or equivalent
  • Applicant must have no felony or domestic violence convictions and no DWI or DUI convictions within the last ten years
  • Applicant must be able to work shift work, including weekends and holidays
  • Applicant must have training and experience using a personal computer including Microsoft Office
  • Applicant must be of good moral character as evidenced through proper references, general reputation and/or job history confirmed through a background investigation. 

Required Documents

Personal History Statement (PDF) - Click to Download

The Personal History Statement (PHS) is required documentation by the State of Texas and the Rosenberg Police Department. It must be completed, signed by the applicant and a notary and submitted. An incomplete PHS will result in the applicant being disqualified. Applicants are encouraged to complete and submit their PHS as soon as possible to avoid a delay in the hiring process. A resume will not be accepted in place of a PHS.

Miscellaneous Required Documents (PDF) - Click to Download

In addition to your PHS, you will also need to submit other miscellaneous documents. You should begin collecting these documents as soon as possible to avoid a delay in the hiring process. These documents will be required when you reach the background investigation step in the hiring process.

Positions Offered

Civilian Jailer (Public Safety Support Technician) - Grade 4/B21

  • Less than six months experience as a paid Civilian Jailer

Civilian Jailer (Public Safety Support Specialist) - Grade 6/B23

  • Basic Proficiency Jailer Certification from Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
  • Three years of experience as a paid Civilian Jailer