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Police Officer

City of Benbrook - Benbrook, Texas

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$50,604.00 annual
Academy Graduate:
$53,135.00 annual
Top Pay:
$67,815.00 annual

Job Description

Entry Level Exam: February 22, 2014. Complete exam notice www.benbrook-tx.gov Career Center. City Application required - online application not accepted. Signing Bonus of $5,000 available to certified police officers. Patrols the city and responds to citizen requests and complaints regarding possible criminal activity. Issues warning and citations to violators of city and state regulations. Arrest violators and transports to other facilities. Investigates suspicious and criminal activity. Responds to emergency calls, traffic accidents and general requests for assistance. Conducts crime scene search investigations. Lifts fingerprints, takes photographs, interviews suspects and takes statements. Writes offense, incident, arrest and impoundment reports. Informs the community of crime prevention, public safety and public awareness programs. Appears in court and testifies under oath.

Additional Information

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Texas Vehicle Operator License (or ability to obtain such) Conform to height and weight standards
  • Eyesight 20/70 corrected to 20/20 with normal color vision
  • Ability to work various shifts, weekends and holidays
  • Physical ability to sit and stand for long periods of time; to walk, run, climb, crawl in pursuit of suspects; to drag and lift an average body weight; to work outdoors in inclement weather and extreme temperatures
  • Participate in and pass a qualifying physical agility and medical examination (including drug and alcohol testing)

Job Requirements

  • Age: : Twenty-one years of age to forty-five
  • Education: : High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience: : none required
Civil Service Department Texas Municipal Retirement 5 year vesting 20 year retirement Employer match 2:1 upon retirement Group medical, dental and life insurance Longevity Pay Certification Pay Vacation and Sick Leave Paid Holidays Uniforms and Equipment

Contact Informaton

Joanna King

City of Benbrook
911 Winscott Road
Benbrook, Texas 76126
phone: 817-249-3000

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