Friday , March 24 2023

State Of Tx Job Openings – Police Officer

Website State of Texas

Job Description:

Under general supervision, to perform law enforcement and crime prevention work for the protection of life and property; to maintain order, enforce laws and ordinances, protect life and property within the Town by performing a combination of duties: suppressant crime patrol, directing traffic, issuing citations, summonses, investigating traffic accidents, apprehending and arresting suspects, processing prisoners, protecting crime scenes; and to perform general and specific assignments from superior officers in accordance with established rules and procedures. Provide service to the citizens in an efficient and professional manner.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Patrols the Town and receives dispatched calls for service to help prevent crime, aid citizens needing assistance and arrest violators of the law.
  • Enforces traffic laws to ensure safe motor vehicle operation throughout the Town.
  • Prepares written reports as required by specific assignments.
  • Answers, screens and refers calls from citizens requesting police services.
  • Investigates reports of criminal activity, interviews victims and witnesses, seeks, gathers and submits evidence for processing, interrogates suspects and arrests suspected offenders.
  • Testifies in court as required.
  • Instructs citizens, businesses, schools and civic organizations about methods and techniques that may help prevent one from becoming a victim of crime.
  • Develops and implements community-based policing strategies and programs.
  • Responds to emergency calls and routine complaints and disturbances and takes necessary action.
  • Directs traffic, operates traffic monitoring equipment and issues traffic citations.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be registered with Selective Service, if required by law.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English language in a manner which is understandable and discernable to others.
  • Must have high school diploma, GED equivalency certificate, or a minimum of 12 semester hours from an accredited college or university.
  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be certified by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE), or be able to complete a TCOLE recognized police academy, or challenge and pass a TCOLE certification examination resulting in certification as a Texas Peace Officer by date of hire. The department may choose to hire an applicant and send him/her through a police academy if desired.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be willing to respond when called to duty outside of normal shifts.
  • Must be willing to meet grooming and dress code requirements.

Job Details:

Company: State of Texas

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Ft. Worth, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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