This portion of the Commission’s website provides you with Career Opportunities.

TCJS currently has TWO open positions

How to Apply

Applications for employment with TCJS are submitted electronically through (WIT). All applicants selected for interviews will be subject to a criminal background and credit check. State of Texas Application and personal resume are required. Any additional documentation of accreditation or licensing should be submitted along with application and resume. Selected candidate for the position will be subject to financial disclosure requirements as outlined in Texas Government Code 572. Paper applications are not accepted at the TCJS office.


If the job seeker is included in the interview pool, the hiring division will contact the individual to schedule an interview. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of final selection or non-selection in writing by the hiring unit. If a job seeker is not selected for an interview, the job seeker will not be contacted by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Commission on Jail Standards is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age or disability. The Commission on Jail Standards is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need any special accommodations during the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Division for assistance at (512) 463-8087.

Veterans Preference

The Commission on Jail Standards adheres to the Texas Veterans Preference Act.