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Corrections Counsel Substitute

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Location: Venus, TX
Job ID: 50456
Facility: Sanders Estes Correctional Ctr

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If you are looking for a career you can be proud of join the Management and Training Team in Venus, Texas. The Sanders Estes Correctional Center is dedicated in helping change the lives of people by providing effective rehabilitative programs and services to men and women to make their time in prison more productive and to reduce re-offending.

Only serious and qualified persons need apply.
Starting pay $12.50/hour.

A Counsel Substitute is a representative and advocate of offenders in the correctional facility disciplinary process. The work involves providing technical support to offenders in the disciplinary process in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) directives. The qualified applicant will notify and interview offenders charged with violation of agency, facility, and unit rules and regulations; explains charges to the offenders, investigates allegations, conduct interviews, prepares written summaries of witness statements and obtains all available forms of evidence. Assists in analyzing offenders’ positions and develops strategies of defense, negotiates the mitigation of punishments and advises and assists offenders with disciplinary appellate procedures.


Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED. Three (3) months full-time, wage-earning offender discipline experience OR two (2) years full-time, wage-earning criminal justice experience. Thirty (30) semester hours from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) may be substituted for each year of experience on a year-for-year basis.

Valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required. 


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