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Lateral Police Officer Trainee Job - City of Wichita Falls - Wichita Falls, Texas

July 15, 2014

City of Wichita Falls

Position Title: Lateral Police Officer Trainee
Position Type: Civilian
Closing Date: 8/1/2014
Job Description

This position will receive training and instruction to be able to enforce federal, state and local laws and provide protection to citizens.  This is accomplished by attending classes, completeing physical training, completing firearms training, gaining knowledge of equipment, materials and supplies, observing professional police officer duties, and attending police and law enforcement events.  Other duties include expanding the knowledge of relate law enforcement tasks and activities.

This is a lateral Police Academy - All applicants will be required to have already obtained TCOLE Peace Officer certification by October 1, 2014.  Individual must also possess a valid Texas Class C driver's license prior to date of hire.

Additional Information

CLOSING DATE - Friday, August 1, 2014 @ 11:59 p.m.



WRITTEN CIVIL SERVICE EXAM - Saturday, August 9, @ 8 a.m.

Wichita Falls Public Safety Training Center

710 Flood Street

Wichita Falls, TX 76301

PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST - Individuals who score a minimum of 70% on the written Civil Service Exam will be invited to take the Physical Ability Test directly after the written exam.



Job Requirements
  • Age 21 - 44 years old at time of hire
  • Education High School Diploma or equivalent certificate with 12 hours college credit@ 2.0 grade average or higher
  • Experience TCOLE certified Peace Officer Required
  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $36,242   annual
    Academy Graduate: $42,453   annual

    Contact Information

    Rosemary Nauman
    City of Wichita Falls
    1300 7th Street
    Wichita Falls, Texas 76301
    ph: (940)761-6896