General Job Duties Include:
Patrol and provide enforcement, detection and crime prevention under the laws of the City, State and United States. Carry out special assignments in the field of law enforcement; do related work as required; provide reports of assignments and/or related work as needed.
High School Diploma or GED (non-certified candidates holding a GED must have 12 hours of college per TCLEOSE guidelines), valid Texas Driver?s License without restrictions except ?A?, citizen of the United States, twenty-one (21) years of age or older, clear driving record, no felony convictions. Willingness to submit to a complete personal history statement (including prior history of arrests, drug and alcohol use, financial status, etc.), polygraph examination and physical examination prior to employment.
Experience, Training, Knowledge and Skills:
Aptitude and personal commitment for law enforcement work; ability to think clearly and act effectively in emergency situations, making sound and logical decisions quickly; good prioritizing and problem-solving abilities; ability to remember details of incident; names and faces; physical ability and good cognitive skills required for successful performance of essential functions. Good grammar, writing, composition skills. Legible handwriting; good radio manners and voice; physically fit for all essential job functions.
Effective February 2011, any applicant who fails the Written Exam or PT portion of the testing will be disqualified from testing again for 6 months. Any applicant that failed the Oral Board, Background Investigation, Psychological Examination, Polygraph Examination, or Medical/Drug Testing will be disqualified from testing again for 1 year.