Scope of Work
Performs a variety of law enforcement and crime prevention tasks, investigative work, special assignments, technical and administrative tasks in support of the Police Department.
ASSIGNMENTS WITHIN THIS RANK INCLUDE:
Patrol, Traffic, Canine, Airport, Investigations, Vice and Narcotics, Community Relations, DARE, Training or Planning and Research, Personnel and Recruiting.
Essential Job Duties
- Participates in a variety of law enforcement activities which include arresting offenders and suspects for traffic and criminal offenses appearing in court for criminal, civil, and other law enforcement related matters; conducting surveillance.
- Prepares reports on crimes and activities; attends briefings, and administrative meetings.
- Operates department computer equipment to review records, inquire about activities and programs, and input various data.
- Cooperates with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the apprehension of offenders and the investigation of offenses.
- Interacts and works with citizens regarding existing and potential law enforcement and crime prevention problems and responds to requests and inquiries from the general public.
- Works under stress and uses good judgment in emergency situation.
- High School diploma required.
- Applicants with a GED must have at least 12 college credit hours from an accredited school with a 2.0 GPA or higher.
- Age 21 or older
- Normal hearing corrected or uncorrected with uncorrected hearing loss not to exceed moderate.
- Applicants must be able to pass the Department’s Physical Assessment Standards
- Must be a United States citizen and a resident of Midland County at the time of employment
- No felony convictions, history of criminal or improper conduct, or poor driving record, which may affect the suitability for law enforcement work
- If prior military service, applicant must have an honorable discharge
- Must meet all conditions required to obtain TCLEOSE Basic Peace Officer Certification,