Police Officer

Mesquite, TX
Mesquite Police Department
Salary: $$60,105.67 Annually

To perform a wide variety of tasks in support of the law enforcement and crime prevention functions; to perform investigative work and other special assignments; and to perform a variety of technical and administrative tasks in support of the Police Department.

Salary $28.90 Hourly $2,311.76 Biweekly $5,008.81 Monthly $60,105.67 Annually

Closing date and time 2/9/2018 at 4:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada)

Qualifications:

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS
Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications below that have been established by State of Texas, Chapter 143, Police and Fire Civil Service Regulations.
Candidates must be not less than 21 years of age or more than 50 years of age.
Lateral candidates must be not less than 21 years of age or more than 55 years of age.
Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen (under the provisions of State Civil Service Law).

Education and Experience Requirements

Candidates must either:
possess an associate's, bachelor's, master's or doctorate's degree from an accredited college or university* with a grade point average of 2.0 or greater; or
have successfully completed 60 hours of college credit from an accredited college or university* in any subject, provided the calculation of hours successfully completed shall not include any remedial courses or course grades below "C"; or
have completed a minimum of 2 years of patrol and/or investigative experience as a full-time commissioned police officer plus successfully completed 30 hours of college credit from an accredited college or university* in any subject, provided the calculation of hours successfully completed shall not include any remedial courses or course grades below "C"; or
have completed a minimum of 2 years of active military duty with an honorable discharge plus successfully completed 30 hours of college credit from an accredited college or university* in any subject, provided the calculation of hours successfully completed shall not include any remedial courses or course grades below "C"; or
have completed a minimum of 2 years of full-time employment with the City of Mesquite Police Department, in a non-sworn position, plus successfully completed 30 hours of college credit from an accredited college or university* in any subject, provided the calculation of hours successfully completed shall not include any remedial courses or course grades below "C"; or
have completed a minimum of 3 years active military duty with an honorable discharge in the United States Armed Forces, the reserve components the United States Armed Forces, the Texas State Guard, or any combination thereof. Must have a High School Diploma or GED.