Mental Health Officer

The Liberty County Attorney’s Office has two openings for mental health officers.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Evaluate and Transport mental health patients;
  • Execute mental health warrants;
  • Assist local agencies with mental health calls;
  • Be available for possible call outs;
  • Conduct Threat assessment on known persons with mental illness
  • Conduct follow up investigations and make referrals on chronic mentally ill persons
  • Prepare detailed original and supplemental offense reports
  • Conduct follow-up investigations on all deployments that involved a person in a mental health crisis
  • These are the main duties assigned to this position but are not limited as the only duties.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma;
  • Intermediate Peace Officer Certification;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Good attitude when dealing with public;
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access;
  • Self-motivator, self-starter with excellent organization skills
  • Must possess or obtain upon selection Mental Health Peace Officer (40hrs/MHPO/CIT)
  • Minimum 2 years law enforcement experience

Preferred Skills

  • Spanish Speaking

General Information

An extensive background investigation of each applicant, including a complete review of any and all criminal history information, will be conducted. A satisfactory drug test will be required as a condition of employment.

Please see the Word document below for more info and how to apply.