Written Exam Test Date: June 22nd, 2013; 8:30 a.m.
Physical Ability Test Date: June 22nd, 2013; Following written exam.
Duties include an element of personal danger, i.e., exposure to life-threatening circumstances, apprehending criminals, and transporting prisoners. Incumbents perform duties in accordance with State Statutes and established departmental policies, procedures and guidelines. Incumbent must be able to act without close supervision and must be able to exercise independent judgment.
High school diploma or GED AND one of the following three requirements:
·Thirty (30) hours of college education from an accredited university or college with a 2.0 or higher overall grade point average (GPA);
·Two (2) years experience of active U.S. military service with an Honorable Discharge
·Two (2) years of full-time law enforcement service in the United States as a Police Officer, Jailer, Dispatcher or Corrections Officer.
Applicants must also meet the following criteria:
·Possess a Basic Peace Officer Certification from the Texas Commission of Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) OR have the ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment.
·Possess a valid Texas Class “C” driver’s license.
·Be a U.S. Citizen at time of application.
·Be 21 years of age at time of entrance exam.
·Be able to work various shifts including nights, holidays and weekends.
·Pass a physical examination and drug screen.
·Physical exam includes a vision and hearing test. Applicants must pass the hearing test and vision must be correctable to 20/20 with normal color vision.
Meet all legal requirements for future licensing and certification required by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education (TCLEOSE). For a complete list of the state's licensing requirements please visit TCLEOSE at www.tcleose.state.tx.us
Age: 21 years old
Education: High School Diploma or GED
For complete details and to apply, visit the City of McKinney website at: www.mckinneytexas.org or a direct link to the job opportunities at: http://www.mckinneytexas.org/index.aspx?NID=1087