Harris County Sheriff's Office to Host Career Fair on June 8
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Harris County Sheriff's Office to Host Career Fair on June 8

June 07 2024

The Harris County Sheriff's Office (HCSO), Texas's largest and the third largest in the U.S., is hosting a Career Fair on Saturday, June 8. The event, to be held at the HCSO Academy at 2316 Atascocita Road, Humble, TX 77396, seeks to attract graduating high school seniors and adults interested in a career in law enforcement, according to a release issued by officials from HCSO.

Visitors to the Career Fair will have the opportunity to learn about the various available career paths within the HCSO. With nearly 4,600 employees, and an additional 200 reservists, HCSO is responsible for the safety of over 4.1 million residents in Harris County.

Top of HCSO's recruitment list are detention and communication officers. The starting salaries for these roles are competitive. Detention Officers start at $22.39 per hour, while Communication Officers start at $21.39 per hour. In addition to competitive pay, the HCSO offers a comprehensive benefits package to its staff, including health insurance, a pension plan, and paid vacation.

The career fair will provide potential applicants with valuable information on the application process, on-site testing and background screening. This is a golden opportunity for interested parties to gain valuable insights into the responsibilities and benefits of working with one of the nation's largest sheriff's offices.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or an equivalent degree. No prior experience is necessary for these key roles. For further information on career opportunities at HCSO, prospective applicants are encouraged to visit HCSOJobs.com or call 713-877-5250

By Tiffany Krenek, My Neighborhood News 
Tiffany Krenek has been on the My Neighborhood News team since August 2021. She is passionate about curating and sharing content that enriches the lives of our readers in a personal, meaningful way. A loving mother and wife, Tiffany and her family live in the West Houston/Cypress region.

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