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City of Sudan

General Information


Job title: Police Officer
Job location: Sudan, TX 79371 United States
Requisition code: P. O. Box 59
Date posted: 10/02/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Salary $37,500-$48,000 + benefit package
City-owned affordable housing available, health insurance, retirement, uniforms, vacation, sick leave, and holidays

Job Classification

Job Category:Police

Job Description

Job description:
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
The City of Sudan is located in Lamb County, and has a population of 958. Located 45 minutes from Lubbock, Plainview, Levelland and Clovis. Responsible for public safety, prevention of crime, and enforcement of local, state, and federal laws. Patrol of community. Warrant service. Respond to calls for service which include reports of criminal activity, traffic safety, emergency, crime prevention and general public safety problems and nuisances. Conduct preliminary and follow-up investigations of reported crimes, traffic accidents and complaints, including crime scene processing, interviewing witnesses and victims, and enforcing violations of law. Prepare complete and accurate reports. Basic computer skills. Care and use of firearms, weapons, radar and other equipment. Make frequent decisions on matters requiring immediate action and mature judgment. Vehicle operation and maintenance. Be physically fit to perform duties. Adhere to city policies and procedures. Work effectively with other city departments and fellow employees. Knowledge of city budget. Attend some city council meetings. Supervise a maximum of 4 Reserve Officers

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Applicants must be TCOLE/TCLEOSE certified and pass a thorough background investigation. Basic certification required, Inter-mediate certification preferred. 3-5 years experience preferred. High school diploma or G.E.D. required. Must be a US Citizen. Must be able to read and write English. Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Flexible work schedule. Must reside in Sudan or close proximity. Must be in good physical condition. Must have good moral character. Must be self-motivated and possess organizational skills. Must pass drug/alcohol screen. Must pass psychological and physical testing as required. Knowledge of criminal, civil, juvenile, and traffic laws and regulations. Knowledge of police methods, practices, procedures, and ordinances. Must be able to cope with situations firmly, courteously, and tactfully. Must be able to react calmly and quickly under emergency conditions. Must not be currently under indictment for any criminal offense. Must not have been convicted of a misdemeanor above a Class C, any family violence, or a felony offense at any time.

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