Police Officer

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General Information

Job Posting ID 6713225 Creation Date Mar 11, 2019
Employer Posting No --- Closing Date Apr 12, 2019
Job Site Address HEWITT, Texas 76643 Employer Type Private Sector
Openings 2

Job Description

Job Description
Under immediate supervision, this entry-level position performs routine and specialized police patrol, investigation, traffic regulation, and related law enforcement and crime prevention activities to protect life and property within the City. Assignments within this rank include: Patrolman, Field Training Officer, School Resource Officer, K-9 Officer, Detective, Investigator, and Policewoman.

Job Responsibilities
Enforce the laws and ordinances of the Federal, State, County, and City by performing security patrols of the city in motorized police equipment or on foot; traffic control; investigation; first aid at accidents; detection; investigation control; and arrest of persons involved in crimes or misconduct.

Maintain normal availability to respond to major incidents and emergencies by utilizing physical abilities which include but are not limited to high speed driving; pursuing criminals while on foot; carrying injured persons; climbing fences and walls; overcoming physical resistance of uncooperative or violent suspects; and standing for long periods of time while directing traffic at emergency scenes, fires, and special events.

Investigate suspicious conditions and complaints by interviewing victims, complainants, and witnesses; interrogating suspects; examining crime scenes; gathering and preserving evidence; and testifying and presenting evidence in court.

Make arrests of persons who violate laws and ordinances. Prepare reports of arrests made, investigations conducted, and unusual incidents observed. Transport prisoners to jail, hospital, and other facilities as needed. Assist other agencies and divisions in executing search or arrest warrants and surveillance.

Maintain order in crowds and at public gatherings; escort parades and funerals. Undertake community oriented police work and assist citizens with such matters as locked or stalled vehicles, crime prevention, drug abuse resistance education, traffic safety, etc. Perform other related duties as assigned. Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential.

The Police Officer must maintain a certain level of physical and mental fitness to safely and effectively perform the assigned duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

If the applicant does not currently hold a Peace Officer certification, receives academic training in the fundamentals of law enforcement and is assigned to various department operations until entry into the law enforcement academy. Entire responsibility of individual in this job category is to successfully complete the law enforcement academy in order to become a certified Police Officer.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Competencies - Problem-solving skills; Ability to exercise sound judgement and rational thinking under dangerous circumstances; Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws and ordinances.

Physical Requirements
A Physical Agility Test will be completed after the written exam. Please wear or bring appropriate attire for this testing. Only candidates passing the written exam will be offered the Physical Agility Test.

Minimum Qualifications
Must be a U.S. citizen. Must be 21 years of age by date of examination. Must possess a valid Class C Texas Driver License. Vision 20/100 correctable to 20/20. Must have normal peripheral vision and be free from color blindness. Must not be currently under indictment for any criminal offense. Have not been convicted of an offense above the grade of a Class B Misdemeanor or a Class B Misdemeanor within the last 10 years. Have never been convicted of any family violence offense. Have not had a dishonorable or bad conduct discharge from any military service.
Supervisory Experience Required No
Pay Between $20.09 / HR and $23.99 / HR
Shift Rotating Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor No
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

Job Requirements

Occupation Correctional Officers and Jailers
Minimum Experience and Education  0 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

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Occupation Criminal Investigators and Special Agents
Minimum Experience and Education  0 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

- OR -

Occupation Parking Enforcement Workers
Minimum Experience and Education  0 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

- OR -

Occupation Police Patrol Officers
Minimum Experience and Education  0 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

- OR -

Occupation Security Guards
Minimum Experience and Education  0 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

Additional Requirements

Driver's License Type Class C - Standard Driver's License

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State Agency Name HEWITT-CITY OF
Job Closing Date Apr 12, 2019
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