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Search Rowlett, TX 3.4 1 day ago Full-time Skills Clean Driving Record Primavera P6 Driver's License Negotiation Job description statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Under supervision, performs a variety of duties to an assigned area of responsibility such as identifying and apprehending criminal violators; controls and maintains public order and safety; performs related duties as required. This job posting is intended to fill 2 Police Officer vacancies. FY2019 Step Pay Plan: P1 $56,143.95 P2 $57,828.26 P3 $59,563.11 P4 $61,945.64 P5 $64,423.46 P6 $67,000.40 P7 $70,350.42 P8 $73,867.94 P9 $77,561.33 Step increases are given annually on the employee's position date. Lateral pay up to Step P5 (64,423.46) will be given to those with qualifying experience. Essential Job Functions Responds to dispatch calls for all types of police services; patrols assigned geographic area to identify and deter criminal activity and public safety hazards. Investigates traffic accidents; arrests criminal and traffic law violators; issues citations and testifies in legal proceedings; conducts investigations of criminal offenses, missing persons, and attends all public safety incidents. Writes reports of offenses, accidents, arrests and other public safety incidents; directs traffic; intervenes and mediates in crises situations and all types of disputes; performs building and residence security checks; provides high law enforcement visibility to deter crime and inspire community sense of security; refers citizens with non-law enforcement problems to appropriate social service agencies. Attend shift briefings; obtain assignments and equipment. Communicate with other officers, detectives, district attorney's office about cases. Executes misdemeanor and felony warrant of arrest; receives crime victims and general public at front desk, refers them to the proper authority; takes fines and bonds and releases prisoners; fingerprints immigration applicants, transfer prisoners to and from other agencies, licensing applicants, employment applications and clearance applicants as assigned. Presents crime prevention programs; provides residential and commercial security surveys. Performs related duties and special projects as assigned. Responsible for regular attendance and arriving to work on time. Must be able to testify in court based on Brady v. Maryland and the Michael Morton Act. Minimum Requirements Good knowledge of modem law enforcement practices and procedures; good knowledge of criminal structures and traffic ordinances; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; good knowledge of local, state and federal laws; ability to remain calm and decisive under extreme stress; skill in analysis and problem solving techniques; skill in the use of negotiation and mediation techniques; skill in the use of communication equipment; skill in the use and care of firearms; ability to physically restrain subject and make arrest. Must possess the following: 1. Successful completion of a TCOLE Basic Course in Applied Police Science (Police Academy) AND 2. Passing score on the TCOLE Peace Officer licensing exam AND 3. Passing score as outlined by the City of Rowlett standards on Physical Assessment The Physical Assessment will consist of a 1.5-mile run, 300-meter sprint, and maximum push-ups and sit-ups within one minute. The Physical Assessment is scheduled for Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 8:30am at the Rowlett Community Centre (5300 Main Street). All eligible applicants will be required to participate at that time. There will not be a written test administered, only a physical assessment. Must be able to work rotating shifts including weekends. Obtain T.C.L.O.S.E. License and Basic Certificate within six months; annual continuing education as necessary to retain certification. Valid Texas Class "C" Driver's License. Must have and maintain a good driving record in accordance with the driving standards as established by the City of Rowlett. Must report all traffic citations to his/her departmental designee within two working days of receipt. Also must have security clearance and have no convictions as outlined in Commission Rules. All officers must complete a field training program as outlined by departmental policy. Must maintain physical condition necessary to continue performing the essential functions of the job. Other Requirements Valid Texas driver's license required. Must have and maintain a good driving record in accordance with the driving standards as established by the City of Rowlett. Vision 20/200, correctable to 20/20. Must pass a background investigation, polygraph test, psychological test, oral interview by Interviewing Board, physical exam, and physical assessment. Job description statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Under supervision, performs a variety of duties to an assigned area of responsibility such as identifying and apprehending criminal violators; controls and maintains public order and safety; performs related duties as required. This job posting is intended to fill 2 Police Officer vacancies. FY2019 Step Pay Plan: P1 $56,143.95 P2 $57,828.26 P3 $59,563.11 P4 $61,945.64 P5 $64,423.46 P6 $67,000.40 P7 $70,350.42 P8 $73,867.94 P9 $77,561.33 Step increases are given annually on the employee's position date. Lateral pay up to Step P5 (64,423.46) will be given to those with qualifying experience. Essential Job Functions Responds to dispatch calls for all types of police services; patrols assigned geographic area to identify and deter criminal activity and public safety hazards. Investigates traffic accidents; arrests criminal and traffic law violators; issues citations and testifies in legal proceedings; conducts investigations of criminal offenses, missing persons, and attends all public safety incidents. Writes reports of offenses, accidents, arrests and other public safety incidents; directs traffic; intervenes and mediates in crises situations and all types of disputes; performs building and residence security checks; provides high law enforcement visibility to deter crime and inspire community sense of security; refers citizens with non-law enforcement problems to appropriate social service agencies. Attend shift briefings; obtain assignments and equipment. Communicate with other officers, detectives, district attorney's office about cases. Executes misdemeanor and felony warrant of arrest; receives crime victims and general public at front desk, refers them to the proper authority; takes fines and bonds and releases prisoners; fingerprints immigration applicants, transfer prisoners to and from other agencies, licensing applicants, employment applications and clearance applicants as assigned. Presents crime prevention programs; provides residential and commercial security surveys. Performs related duties and special projects as assigned. Responsible for regular attendance and arriving to work on time. Must be able to testify in court based on Brady v. Maryland and the Michael Morton Act. Minimum Requirements Good knowledge of modem law enforcement practices and procedures; good knowledge of criminal structures and traffic ordinances; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; good knowledge of local, state and federal laws; ability to remain calm and decisive under extreme stress; skill in analysis and problem solving techniques; skill in the use of negotiation and mediation techniques; skill in the use of communication equipment; skill in the use and care of firearms; ability to physically restrain subject and make arrest. Must possess the following: 1. Successful completion of a TCOLE Basic Course in Applied Police Science (Police Academy) AND 2. Passing score on the TCOLE Peace Officer licensing exam AND 3. Passing score as outlined by the City of Rowlett standards on Physical Assessment The Physical Assessment will consist of a 1.5-mile run, 300-meter sprint, and maximum push-ups and sit-ups within one minute. The Physical Assessment is scheduled for Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 8:30am at the Rowlett Community Centre (5300 Main Street). All eligible applicants will be required to participate at that time. There will not be a written test administered, only a physical assessment. Must be able to work rotating shifts including weekends. Obtain T.C.L.O.S.E. License and Basic Certificate within six months; annual continuing education as necessary to retain certification. Valid Texas Class "C" Driver's License. Must have and maintain a good driving record in accordance with the driving standards as established by the City of Rowlett. Must report all traffic citations to his/her departmental designee within two working days of receipt. Also must have security clearance and have no convictions as outlined in Commission Rules. All officers must complete a field training program as outlined by departmental policy. Must maintain physical condition necessary to continue performing the essential functions of the job. Other Requirements Valid Texas driver's license required. Must have and maintain a good driving record in accordance with the driving standards as established by the City of Rowlett. Vision 20/200, correctable to 20/20. Must pass a background investigation, polygraph test, psychological test, oral interview by Interviewing Board, physical exam, and physical assessment.

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