The Taylor County Commissioners' Court is currently seeking qualified applicants for Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, Taylor County, Texas. This is an appointed position and will serve under Commissioners' Court through the end of the current term, December 31, 2022.
To be eligible, a person must:
- be a United States citizen.
- be 18 years of age or older.
- have not been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court.
- have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities.
- have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and within the Justice Precinct 4 for 6 months immediately preceding the date the appointment is made.
- must not have been declared ineligible for the office.
Certification: Justices are required to complete an 80-hour course in the performance of their duties within one year of being elected/appointed and a 20-hour course each succeeding year. The courses may be completed in an accredited state-supported school of higher education.
Bonding: All applicants must be bondable. Each Justice of the Peace is required to give bond, payable to the County Judge, in an amount not to exceed $5,000. Bond premium is paid out of the County's general fund.
Starting Salary: $45,500.00 annually
Benefits include: 100% county-paid employee medical and dental insurance, paid life and disability insurance, retirement, and paid vacation/sick time.
Applications will be accepted in the Human Resources Office, Taylor County Plaza, 400 Oak Street, Suite 120, until June 11, 2021 @ 5pm. Office hours are 8-12/1-5 Monday – Friday.