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Promotional Exam Announcement
Detention Service Commander
This notification serves as the announcement of the promotional exam process for the positions listed below. In order to qualify to sit for the written examination, candidates must meet the minimum qualifications and register at the following location only:

Dallas County Human Resources/Civil Service Department
509 Main Street, Room 101 (Records Building)
Dallas, Texas 75052
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 through Tuesday, July 31, 2012
(8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

TEST DATE: November 2012

The minimum requirements for the examination are as follows:

Must be able to obtain and maintain all State and Sheriff’s Department licensing requirements plus meet the minimum qualifications as outlined below:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university or equivalent level of related work experience; AND
  • Five (5) years of progressive work experience in jail administration or management, with at least three of those years in a managerial capacityr; AND
  • Must be TCLEOSE Certified as a Jailer or able to attain such certification within six months of employment..
Promotional Exam Registration Form (Please present this document completed at the time of registration.)