District Police, Patrol Officer

Austin, TX
Austin Community College

Salary: $55,665 – $69,582.

Closing Date: May 31, 2024.

Position Summary:

To provide safety and security to the students, faculty, staff, visitors, and property at Austin Community College campuses.

Essential Functions:

1) Performs all duties of a licensed police officer within the context of a college environment; coordinates and assists other officers.
2) Writes and files daily logs, incident reports, issues parking permits, and citations.
3) Provides faculty and staff, students and visitors, with information and directions.
4) Opens and secures buildings and classrooms. Maintains departmental equipment and monitors college equipment inventory in routine patrols.
5) Testifies on behalf of the college in all court proceedings as required.
6) May be required to act as a lead police officer in orienting, training, or assisting other officers.
7) Informs and works collaboratively with campus managers on all issues and operations related to campus safety and security, and to address identified campus needs and concerns.


  • No work experience is required.
  • High school diploma or educational equivalent and successful completion of an Accredited Law Enforcement Agency Program.
  • Texas Peace Officer License and Valid Texas Drivers License.
  • Must meet all Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education requirements for employment as a patrol officer.
  • Ability to successfully complete criminal background check, drug screen, and psychological and physical examinations prior to employment. Past supervisors may be interviewed for a reference.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Thirty college credit hours.