Police Services Officer (Part-time)
Company: City of Rowlett
Posted on: June 19, 2022
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
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.
Essential Job Functions
Assists the patrol division by working in areas where extra
manpower is needed. Patrols assigned geographic areas to identify
and deter criminal activity and public safety hazards. Assists with
special events. Transfer prisoners to/from the Rowlett City Jail to
county jails or to medical facilities as needed.
May assist with writing 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, licensing applicants,
employment applications and clearance applicants as assigned.
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.
Must possess the following:
1. Copy of Basic Peace Officer's Certificate for the State of Texas
2. Minimum of five years full time experience as a licensed Texas
3. High School Diploma/GED, plus four years active in any branch of
the United States Armed Forces with an Honorable Discharge (no
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 be able to work rotating shifts including weekends. Maintain
TCOLE License. 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.
Must have security clearance and have no convictions as outlined in
Commission Rules. Trainees with no prior experience, or who have
not graduated from an accredited academy, are required to
successfully complete a selected course of instruction at the
Police Academy and must pass the TCLEOSE licensing examination
prior to appointment as a Police Officer. 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.
* At least 21 years old; there is no maximum age limit.
* Vision 20/200, correctable to 20/20.
* Must pass a written examination with a passing score of 70+%.
* Must pass a background investigation, polygraph test,
psychological test, an oral interview by Interviewing Board,
physical exam, and physical agility test.
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