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Police Services Officer (Part-time)

Company: City of Rowlett
Location: Rowlett
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:


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.

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.

Minimum Requirements

Must possess the following:

1. Copy of Basic Peace Officer's Certificate for the State of Texas (TCOLE).

2. Minimum of five years full time experience as a licensed Texas Peace Officer.

3. High School Diploma/GED, plus four years active in any branch of the United States Armed Forces with an Honorable Discharge (no Reserves).

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.

Other Requirements

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.

Keywords: City of Rowlett, Rowlett , Police Services Officer (Part-time), Other , Rowlett, Texas

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