Deputy Sheriff

Bay City, TX
Matagorda County Sheriff's Office

Enforces laws of the State of Texas and Matagorda County and protects persons and property.


  • Performs routine patrol as a deterrent to crime. Issues citations and/or warnings to violators when appropriate; arrests violators; testifies in court as needed.
  • Maintains reports as required. Maintains equipment assigned. Conducts initial crime scene investigations.
  • Answers citizen calls for police assistance.
  • Maintains weapon proficiency.
  • Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma/GED and currently holds a Peace Officer License awarded by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal
    effectively with the public, other employees and elected officials.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Must maintain all requirements to be licensed as a peace officer under TCOLE rules.