Police Officer

Texas City, TX
College of the Mainland

Salary Range: Minimum – $43,437. Maximum – $54,297.

Position Summary:

Provides safety and security for staff, students and visitors. Performs law enforcement duties in controlling and analyzing crime scenes, establishing order at traffic accidents and identifying and enforcing parking violations.

Essential Functions:

  • Proactive patrol of college properties to preserve law and order.
  • Responds to public safety emergencies, complaints, or concerns, and administers proper procedures to ensure public safety.
  • Conducts criminal investigations.
  • Enforces parking and traffic regulations and controls and directs traffic.
  • Inspects and maintains the physical security of college buildings and facilities.
  • Provides public assistance needs such as; jump starting and unlocking vehicles, courtesy escorts, and promulgating special announcements.
  • Prepares applicable crime and incident reports for an assigned shift.
  • Responds to and conducts traffic accident investigations.
  • Participates in community service activities.
  • Performs law enforcement duties required to serve the public and maintain public safety.
  • Completes all work assignment in a timely manner or by due dates.


  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Current TCOLE mandated required training.
  • Basic peace officer certification with at least two years of full time law enforcement experience.
  • Associate’s degree in a related field of criminal justice.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Valid peace officer’s license.
  • Basic peace officer certification.
  • Current on TCOLE training units.