Texas Municipal League - Online Career Center


City of The Colony

General Information


Job title: Patrol Officer
Job location: The Colony, TX 75056 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 09/26/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: $49,561.46 - $57,466.63 yr. DOQ, Full Benefits

Job Classification

Job Category:Police

Job Description

Job description:
The primary function of this position is to provide basic law enforcement services in our city by self-initiated law enforcement activity and responding to request for service from our citizens. Every Officer in this department must make ethical decisions daily, conforming to applicable laws and departmental policy, communicate effectively with our citizens and coworkers, while remaining professional in all circumstances. Our goal in every citizen contact is to provide the best service possible while demonstrating concern for each request for service. Every decision made will be toward the goal of achieving our mission statement, “Our citizen’s safety, security, and well-being are our highest priority.”

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
1. Minimum of 21 years of age with U.S. Citizenship.
2. High School Diploma or G.E.D.
3. Must be currently licensed by TCOLE as a Texas Peace Officer.
4. Valid Texas Driver’s License without restriction (except A) at the time of appointment. In the past three years; no more than three total entries for moving violations and/or accidents, nor any involuntary license suspensions during that period.
5. Never convicted of any type of domestic violence, or a Class A Misdemeanor or higher level offense.
6. No misdemeanor convictions above Class C in the past ten years.
7. Nothing less than “Honorably Discharged” from military service.
8. Ability to pass department physical fitness exam, drug screen, written and oral entrance exams, polygraph, psychological, firearms qualifications, and detailed background investigation.
9. Must not have ever had a criminal history, no matter the disposition.
1. College Degree
2. TCLEOSE Intermediate Certification with Municipal Police Experience.
3. Ability to type.
4. Superior physical fitness.
5. Ability to speak Spanish.
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