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Employment

The Harris County Juvenile Probation Department employs staff for a variety of services.

To be a Juvenile Probation Officer, a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work, or a related field is required. Also, one-year of experience is required in casework or a therapeutic setting. A Masterís Degree in human services or a related field eliminates the need for the one-year of experience.

Juvenile Supervision Officer positions require 60 hours of college from an accredited college or university and a minimum age of twenty one.  BA/BS degree in behavioral sciences and experience working with children preferred.

The Harris County Juvenile Probation Department operates a Leadership Academy, a Detention Center, a secure residential treatment center and a non-secure residential treatment center.  Secretarial and Support Staff positions do not require a college degree.

To apply for a position you must complete an application at the:


Harris County Human Resources & Risk Management Office
1310 Prairie (First Floor)
Houston, Texas 77002-2042

(713) 755-5250.

Any open position for employment at the Juvenile Probation Department is listed with the:


Harris County Human Resources & Risk Management Office.

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Harris County Juvenile Probation Department
1200 Congress
Houston, Texas 77002
Phone: 713-222-4100