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Police Officer
Summary
Title:Police Officer
ID:1021
Department:Police
Job Type:Full Time (Non-Exempt)
Posting End Date:08/31/2017
Description
CITY OF MELISSA
JOB POSTING
Police Department – Police Officer
May 2, 2016
Annual Salary:  $48,000

 
APPLICANTS THAT DO NOT HAVE A VALID AND CLEAR TEXAS COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT PEACE OFFICER'S LICENSE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED AND NEED NOT APPLY.
                                 
Police Officer
 
Job Summary:  Under the direct supervision of a Patrol Sergeant, the purpose of this position is to enforce state and municipal laws in order to ensure the safety of the City’s citizens and to perform duties in accordance with State Statues and established departmental policies, procedures and guidelines. 
 
Job Duties:  Tasks are service and protection oriented and includes the following:  Collecting and dispensing information, arbitrating disputes, providing assistance, protecting and recovering property, preventing crime, investigating, executing search warrants, issuing citations, making court appearances, and providing other public protection services.  Duties include an element of personal danger, i.e. exposure to life-threatening circumstances, apprehending criminals, and transporting criminals as well as perform related work as required. 
 
Qualifications: 
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be a high school graduate or possess a GED Certificate.
  • Must hold a TCOLE Certification.
  • Must have a valid State of Texas driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Must be able to read and write the English language.
  • Ability to pass an oral interview board.
  • Ability to pass a thorough background investigation.
  • Ability to pass a psychological evaluation.
  • Ability to pass a job placement assessment (physical).
  • Ability to pass a drug test.
     
*For additional qualifications and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required please see detailed job description.
                                          
Hours:  Varied Shifts
Non-Exempt Position

*****************IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS BELOW

To be considered for this position a Personal History Statement will be required and must be submitted to the address below either by mail or in person.  To get a copy of the Personal History Statement form please go to the City of Melissa website > Departments > Human Resources > Forms> Pre-Employment Forms. 

For a complete Job Description, please contact Human Resources at mmccabe@cityofmelissa.com 

 
Personal History Statement Submissions:
 
City of Melissa
Attn:  Police Department
3411 Barker Avenue – Melissa, TX 75454
 
 
Please direct any questions to:

 
City of Melissa
Human Resources Coordinator
3411 Barker Avenue – Melissa, TX 75454
972-838-1084
mmccabe@cityofmelissa.com
 
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE DEEMED NON-RESPONSIVE AND WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.
 
THE CITY OF MELISSA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
 
 
 
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