$17.44 (Non-Certified in Academy) $20.66 (Certified in Field Training Program) $22.06 (Certified)
(A) Must be 21 years or older at the time of employment; (B) Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid Texas driver’s license without record of suspension or revocation in any State; (C) No felony convictions or any offense involving family violence. No conviction above the grade of a class C misdemeanor within the last 10 years; (D) U.S. citizen; (E) Must be able to read and write the English language; (F) Must be of good moral character and of temperate and industrious habits.
Education and Experience:
(A) High school diploma or G.E.D. with 12 hours of college, or 2 years active duty w/ honorable discharge.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(A) Some knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment;
(B) Some skill in operating the tools and equipment listed below;
(C) Ability to learn the applicable laws, ordinances, and department rules and regulations; Ability to perform work requiring good physical condition; Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, peers and supervisors; Ability to exercise sound judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions; Ability to follow verbal and written instructions; Ability to meet the special requirements listed below; Ability to learn the City’s geography.
(A) Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid Texas Driver’s License without record of suspension or revocation in any state; (B) Ability to meet Department’s physical standards.