Deputy Sheriff

Cleburne, TX
Johnson County Sheriff's Office

Salary: $59,821.

Position Summary:

Protects life and property of citizens in Johnson County and of the State of Texas. Conducts preliminary and follow-up investigations of crimes against persons or property and apprehends wanted persons. Maintains peace and order within Johnson County and enforces criminal and traffic laws of the State of Texas.

Essential Functions:

  • Enforces all state laws, county ordinances or other applicable statutes while safeguarding the constitutional rights of all persons involved.
  • Answers calls for service, investigates criminal offenses and completes reports, makes arrests and completes arrest paperwork.
  • Transports inmates and juveniles to and from court and from other jails to Johnson County jails.
  • Serves as (E.R.T) Emergency Response Team member.
  • Serves as SRO (School Resource Officer) officer; provides law enforcement services within a public school setting; and, acts as a liaison between, the school, law enforcement and other entities.
  • Performs accident investigations.
  • Executes warrants and summons.
  • Testifies in court hearings.
  • Serves as FTO (Field Training Officer); trains and teaches new employees.
  • Projects a positive image of the the Sheriff’s Office and the law enforcement profession as a whole by appearance, demeanor and performance of duties.
  • Performs other related duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
  • Employees are required to comply with safety regulations, procedures, protocols, and wear personal protective gear if required.


  • High School diploma or equivalent, with no experience required.