Candidate must have a High School Diploma or GED, twelve (12) semester hours of credit in any field of study from an accredited college or university, six months of general work experience involving public contact, and be twenty-one (21) years of age by the date of graduation from the Academy; or A High School Diploma or GED, an associate's degree or sixty (60) semester hours of credit in any field of study from an accredited college or university, six months of general work experience involving public contact, honorable discharge from the United States armed forces after at least two (2) years of active service, and be eighteen (18) years of age by the date of graduation from the Academy.
All applicants must be current U.S. citizens, passa background investigation, and successfully complete a physical, psychological and drug exam prior to starting the Academy. Applicants with prior military service may not currently have a dishonorable discharge or other discharge based on misconduct which bars future military service.
Licenses and Certificates : Texas Class C Driver's License or equivalent from another state by time of application. Basic Peace Officer License issued byTexas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and education TCOLE upon completion of training.
Under immediate supervision, learn general and specific state and local law enforcement policies, tactics and procedures to qualify for certification as a Texas Peace Officer.
Participate in and complete police academy classroom and designated police command field training. Involves: Attend lectures and demonstrations, engage in practice sessions, read textbooks and instructional manuals, and prepare and submit study assignments about law enforcement, Texas penal and related codes, firearms and other weapons care and use, marksmanship, department requirements, policies and procedures, traffic laws and control, arrest methods, two-way radio operation, defensive driving, safety and emergency response techniques, accident investigation, ethics, report writing, and community relations principles.
Engage in miscellaneous related public safety activities as required. Involves: Respond to emergency incidents as qualified to perform simple protective services and victim rescue tasks in accordance with specific instructions of the Training Chief. Participate in rigorous daily physical training program.
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Salary Range: $16.60 - $24.04 hourly
The starting salary is generally at the beginning of the salary range.
Written exam:September 12, 2018 -September 16, 2018
Job Simulation Exam:
October 08, 2018 &October 15, 2018
125thAcademy Class tentatively to begin 1/28/2019
Applicants who successfully achieve a passing score on the written exam and job simulation, and turn in their CBI,will be placed on the eligible list and may proceed with the hiring process.
Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.
Note: Applicants with a foreign degree must have all relevant documents translated and evaluated by a College, University, or Credentials Evaluation Services Department prior
to submitting them to the Human Resources Department.
Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2018 11:59 PM Mountain
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