Patrol Officer

Universal City Police Department - Universal City, Texas

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$22.30 hourly

Job Description

Patrol Officers are responsible for the conduct of routine patrols, preliminary investigations and traffic control duties on an assigned shift. Reports directly to the patrol sergeant unless directed otherwise. Some technical assistance and supervision may be provided to patrol officer with less experience. The work involves considerable contact with other officers, members of the public and personnel of other departments.

Tasks Performed Include:

  • Patrols a designated area to direct traffic and to enforce traffic regulations.

  • Checks business, houses and other premises for fire, burglary and other disturbances.

  • Investigates any suspicious activity.

  • Responds to radio and maintains radio contact with dispatcher.

  • Makes arrests and issues citations for breaking of laws and ordinances.

  • Keeps records and makes reports.

  • Testifies in court proceedings when required.

  • Lectures on police related matters before schools and may be called for emergency duty at any time.

  • Other duties as required.

Additional Information

To apply for this position, the following documents must be submitted before the position closes:

  • Fully completed Application for Employment
  • Fully completed Personal History Statement
  • Proof of TCOLE Certification
  • Proof of Citizenship
  • Proof of Education - HS Diploma (accredited) or GED
  • Proof of Military Discharge (if applicable)
  • Certified Copy of Court Disposition for all charges class B and above or class C involving family violence or official duties. (if applicable)

In person: Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (excluding holidays)

City of Universal City Municipal Building

2150 Universal City Blvd

Universal City, TX 78148

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The City of Universal City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21 or over
  • Education: High School diploma or equivalent.TCOLE Basic Peace Officer Certification.
  • Experience: Knowledge of police methods


Applicants are encouraged to apply ASAP to make sure they meet the application deadline. If you are missing some of the required documents, please return your completed application packet and submit the missing documents when they are received.

Qualifying applicants will be scheduled for an interview after testing has been completed.

Contact Informaton

Leigh Tollison

Universal City Police Department
2150 Universal City Blvd
Universal City, Texas 78148-3443
phone: (210) 659-0333 ext.706

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