K9 Officer

The 81st Judicial District Attorney’s Office is seeking a certified, experienced K9 officer. Our office covers Atascosa, Wilson, Karnes, Frio and LaSalle Counties. The office is located at 1105 A Street in Floresville.


· Responsible for performing random K9 searches at 17 independent school districts throughout the judicial district

· Responds to calls from campuses timely

· Investigates offenses occurring relating to K9 search, including collecting and preserving evidence, obtaining written statements and preparing offense reports.

· Arrests perpetrators, files appropriate charges, and ensure placement within jail or juvenile detention facility

· Testify in court as needed

· Work effectively with other law enforcement agencies to share information and assist in investigations

· Operate all equipment including firearms, district vehicle, radio, and other safety equipment properly

· Compile and maintain all reports, records, and documents required

· On call 24/7

· Work interdiction during summers/school holidays

· Strenuous walking, climbing, prolonged driving, moderate lifting, ability to work outside with exposure to sun, heat, cold, and inclement weather

· Responsible for completing and maintaining K9 training, as well as maintaining the well-being of the K9 officer


· Minimum 3 years law enforcement, as TCOLE certified peace officer.

· Background in investigations preferred.

· Active TCOLE certification K9 Officer

· Clear and Valid driver’s license

· Able to pass a thorough background check

Salary: This is a pilot program funded by the Office of the Governor, starting salary is up to $47,000 commensurate with experience. Retirement, vacation, and health insurance are included. Vehicle, equipment, and firearms are provided. TCOLE training is provided.

Deadline: August 26, 2019

Please email your resume to:


Audrey Gossett Louis

81st Judicial District Attorney