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Peace Officer

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Friendswood Police Department - Friendswood, Texas

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$36,000.00 annual
Lateral:
$54,059.00 annual
Top Pay:
$64,875.00 annual

Job Description

City of Friendswood Peace Officer Job #342

The City of Friendswood is currently accepting applications to establish an eligibility list for full-time PEACE OFFICERS, with the Police Department. The base salary is* $43,243 to $54,059 annually, DOQ. The successful candidates will be responsible for the performance of routine patrol, crisis intervention and preliminary criminal investigations in an active, problem-solving partnership with the community. Applicants must demonstrate good human relation skills and be able to work well with all segments of the public. Applicants must be: „X Enrolled in a TCLEOSE accredited entry-level program, or „X Be a licensed Texas Peace Officer, or „X Have a Bachelor?¦s Degree from an accredited university or college, or „X Been Honorably Discharged from the United States Armed Forces after 4 years of service. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. An Associate Degree or prior experience is preferred. This position has a strong, competitive benefits package and a wide range of in-service training provided to career officers.* New hires not certified will be classified as Cadet and will receive $36,000. Upon graduating academy and passing TCLEOSE Licensing exam employee will receive a change in status to Peace Officer and pay will be adjusted to $43,243.

CLOSING DATE: SEPTEMBER 4, 2009 AT 5:00 P.M.

APPLICANTS MUST SHOW IN THE APPLICATION THAT THEY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS TO BE INVITED TO TAKE THE WRITTEN TEST. TESTING DATES ARE: TUESDAY, September 8th AT 9:00 A.M. AND 7:00 P.M.

All positions at the City of Friendswood require documentation of employment eligibility in accordance with Federal employment law. Communication skills in English are required for some specific assignments based upon job-related needs for communication with the general public and/or co-workers. Bilingual skills (Spanish/English) are encouraged, but not required.

Apply at the Human Resources Office, 910 S. Friendswood Drive Friendswood, Texas 77546 Fax 281-482-6491 The City of Friendswood is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Additional Information

Friendswood, with approximately 35,000 residents, is considered one of the 100 best cities to live in the United States. We also enjoy a community who values their police department. Our department is seeking men and women from all backgrounds who welcome a challenge and share our philosophy of community service. We invite them to apply, and ask that they consider joining the ranks of Friendswood?¦s finest men and women, the police officers of the Friendswood Police Department.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21 yrs of age at the time of appointment
  • Education: See additional requirements
  • Experience: See additional requirements

Applicants must demonstrate good human relation skills and be able to work well with all segments of the public. Applicants must be: „X Enrolled in a TCLEOSE accredited entry-level program, or „X Be a licensed Texas Peace Officer, or „X Have a Bachelor?¦s Degree from an accredited university or college, or „X Been Honorably Discharged from the United States Armed Forces after 4 years of service. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

Contact Informaton

Douglas Lauersdorf

Friendswood Police Department
1600 Whitaker Dr.
Friendswood, Texas 77546
phone: (281) 996-3309

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