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City of Terrell Hills

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Job title: Police Officer
Job location: Terrell Hills, TX 78209 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 02/01/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: STARTING RATE: $3200 monthly during probationary period and $3443.09 monthly after training. BENEFITS: TMRS and 2:1 City match 100%, employee medical/dental/vision insurance paid, 19 vacation days per year, 8 hours sick time earned per month and direct deposit.

Job Classification

Job Category:Police

Job Description

Job description:
POSITION SUMMARY: Enforces federal, state and local laws and ordinances under general direction. Performs various duties to support law enforcement activities as well as provide service to the citizens in an efficient and professional manner. Patrols city streets, parks, commercial and residential areas to preserve the peace and enforce the laws and ordinances. Detects criminal activities and controls vehicular traffic. Responds to calls for service; investigates accident scenes, criminal activity reports, civil and domestic disturbances, missing person reports, reports of prowlers and illegal drug activities, etc. and take appropriate actions. Investigates and reports crimes, accidents, property offenses, and existing unsafe conditions in the streets and/or other places. Interrogates suspects, witnesses and drivers. Secures accident or crime scene and preserves evidence. Issues citations and makes arrests of law violators in accordance with departmental policies and procedures and effective law enforcement techniques. Prepares a variety of reports and records including but not limited to daily logs, investigation reports, field interrogation reports, accident reports and arrest reports. Testifies in court and communicates with other law enforcement personnel, city attorney, county prosecutors and district prosecutors as deemed necessary. Assists in serving warrants and subpoenas. Provides assistance and information to citizens such as changing a flat tire, directions, traffic safety, crime prevention referrals, etc.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED. Applicant must be certified and licensed in Texas as a Police Officer, hold a basic TCLEOSE certification and have a valid Class ā€œCā€ Texas driver license with an acceptable driving record. Applicants must pass a written examination, background investigation, interview, pre-employment physical, psychological (if required) and pre-employment drug screen tests; also have the ability to work any shift.

Submit completed City of Terrell Hills application to:
Terrell Hills Police Department
5100 N. New Braunfels
San Antonio, Texas 78209

To apply visit: to download an employment application or stop by City Hall, 5100 N. New Braunfels San Antonio, Texas 78209 to pick up an application. Turn in all applications to the police secretary. Application deadline is February 15th at 5:00 P.M. and testing will be held at the police department on February 22nd at 2:00 P.M. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of filling out application but can be attached to completed application. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

The City of Terrell Hills is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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