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$54,270 yearly
Dallas Area Rapid Transit Police Department Dallas, TX, USA
Jan 13, 2020
Full time
MAKE A DIFFERENCE ... WITH A FULFILLING CAREER ... THAT HAS IT ALL ! • fast-paced dynamic environment • public service • camaraderie with co-workers • protecting your community •role model • exciting and challenging duties * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * ESSENTIAL SKILLS NEEDED : - Excellent communication skills - Ability to stay calm under pressure - Ethical decision making skills - Integrity and excellent judgment - Superior problem solving skills - Easily adaptable/flexible - Ability to work well with others SALARY INFORMATION : Annual starting salary for applicants who are not already licensed TCOLE police officers: $52,642. (Increased to $54,270 upon completing the police academy and increased to $55,898 upon one year of service.) Annual starting salary for applicants who are already licensed TCOLE police officers with less than one year of experience: $54,270. Annual starting salary for applicants who are already licensed TCOLE police officers with at least one year of experience: $55,898. Extra pay for TCOLE certifications: Intermediate = $600 per year Advanced = $900 per year Master = $1,200 per year Extra pay for evening and night shifts. AGENCY INFORMATION : Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is the mass transit agency for the Dallas metropolitan area. The DART Police Department provides police services for the transportation system throughout 13 cities in 6 counties, covering over 700 square miles. The department has over 420 positions and DART Police officers are vested with all the rights, privileges, obligations, and duties of peace officers in the state of Texas. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : 1. Responds to calls for police service within DART jurisdiction to include, but not limited to:• Investigating crimes, accidents and incidents,• Arresting suspects and violators,• Settling disputes,• Directing traffic,• Assisting the public,• Detaining individuals,• Issuing citations, and other patrol activities 2. Interfaces with local police departments located within DART's service area. 3. Conducts preliminary and follow-up investigations. 4. Conducts security surveys. 5. Develops crime prevention approaches/measures. 6. Performs special assignments. 7. Prepares a variety of reports for management review such as investigation results, activities, status reports, etc. 8. Performs other duties as assigned. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED : 1. High school diploma, or G.E.D. plus twelve (12) hours college credit from an accredited college or university. The requirement to have 12 college hours only applies to applicants who have a G.E.D. However, applicants who have graduated from High School are not required to have any college hours. 2. Written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate with all levels, both inside and outside of DART. 3. Analytical and creative skills to find solutions to complex problems. 4. Proficient using PC and software applications. 5. Valid Texas Drivers License or possess a comparable drivers license from another state of the United States. No Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) conviction within the last ten (10) years; not more than one (1) on driving record. No more than three (3) moving violation convictions within last 36 months. 6. Ability to demonstrate a fiduciary obligation to section, division, department, and DART in handling materials and information of a confidential nature. 7. Must be able to: continuously work outdoors in all kinds of weather; drive or sit in a patrol car for prolonged periods of time while remaining alert; ride on a train or bus for prolonged periods of time while remaining alert; understand verbal communication over the radio with background noise; and read and write under low light conditions. 8. Must be able to: be physically active for prolonged periods of time; stand, walk, and run on all types of surfaces, including uneven surfaces; run after fleeing suspects, to include surmounting various physical barriers, fences, and walls; climb up and down stairs; bend and twist; reach at waist and chest levels, at times reaching behind while in a seated position; kneel and squat; jump without steps onto or from uneven surfaces; carry injured persons; lift, push, and pull up to an estimated 50lbs of force; restrain persons to prevent escape; use hands for grasping, pushing, and pulling, to include holding firearm, baton, or pepperspray can in a steady and stable, outstretched position; effectively utilize police equipment such as, but not limited to, firearms, handcuffs, batons, pepperspray cans, police radio, keys, and self-contained breathing apparatus; expose hands to vibration; and continuously carry/wear heavy police equipment and bulletproof vest. 9. Pass a physical agility test. 10. Pass physical (medical) examination which includes a drug screen. 11. Incumbents are subject to random alcohol and drug testing as a condition of continual employment. 12. Must have vision of no less than 20/40 in each eye (with any corrective lenses) for effective visual surveillance and correct identification of surrounding environment. Candidates must not have moderate or strong impairment of depth or color perception. 13. Successful completion of selection process including but not limited to physical agility test, entrance exam, polygraph exam, psychological evaluation, background investigation, and criminal history check. 14. Must be able to work variable shifts, including weekends and holidays. Must be able to be on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays and weekends. DISQUALIFICATION FACTORS : During the screening process a criminal history, and driver’s license check will be conducted. Disqualifiers include but are not limited to the following: 1. No Felony convictions, no Class A Misdemeanor convictions, and no Class B Misdemeanor convictions in the last ten years. 2. No pending criminal investigations or actions (civilian or military) and/or be under indictment for any criminal offense at the time of application. 3. Not more than one (1) DWI conviction on your driving record. 4. No dishonorable or less than honorable military discharges. BENEFITS : - Health Insurance - Dental Insurance - Vision Insurance - Life Insurance - AD&D Insurance - Pension Plan (fully funded by employer at 7.7% of salary) - 401K Retirement Plan (employer matches ½ of employee contribution) - Full uniform provided - Tuition reimbursement - Paid time off that increases with seniority - Relocation reimbursement APPLICATION : An online application must be submitted to be considered for employment; a resume alone will not be considered. You may apply online at STEPS IN THE HIRING PROCESS : - Online application - Physical ability test - Written test - Interview Board - Polygraph Exam - Background Investigation - Interview with Chief of Police - Medical exam & drug test - Psychological evaluation - Fingerprinting For additional information about our minimum qualifications or hiring process, please visit our website at and go to the Employment Opportunities page. DART is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, supporting diversity in the workplace. M/F/D/V
$72,308 - $84,998 yearly
Allen Police Department 205 W McDermott Dr, Allen, TX, USA
Jan 13, 2020
Full time
LATERAL PROGRAM:  If you meet our lateral requirements, you do not have to take our written exam or physical agility test. You must be TCOLE Certified Must have a minimum of three (3) years of continuous service as a paid full-time Peace Officer from a Municipality, Sheriffs' Office or Department of Public Safety.  You must also currently be employed by one of the above agencies. A minimum of two (2) years of your experience must be patrol experience handling a full array of Police work to include enforcing laws, investigating crimes, making arrests and carrying a firearm. Your experience must be from agencies with a population of at least 50,000 and the Department size will need to be a minimum of 60 full-time sworn officers. You will not be allowed to proceed in the process if there are any pending disciplinary actions or investigations for misconduct or criminal activity. The Chief of Police or designee will make the final determination if an applicant meets the eligibility standards. If your TCOLE certified only, testing is done by appointment at your convenience.  Go to for more information. Promotes a secure environment by patrolling, on car, by foot and on bike, the City and assigned districts, deterring crime by presence, assisting in high risk situations, providing special surveillance operations, taking reports, operating Police equipment, enforcing State and local laws and City ordinances, subduing combative or uncooperative citizens, making lawful arrests and keeping the peace on civil scenes.  Enforces traffic laws by patrolling roadways, responding to calls from Dispatch Center, observing violations and making traffic stops, searching vehicles in probable cause is found, issuing citations or verbal warnings and filing reports.  Reports on motor vehicle accidents by responding to accidents, clearing the roadway, interviewing involved parties, observing and recording evidence at the scene, interpreting and drawing conclusions from evidence, making an overall assessment of the incident, taking appropriate actions, issuing citations and filing reports.  Investigates crimes by responding to calls for service, interviewing witnesses, victims and suspects, gathering and documenting evidence, submitting evidence, filing reports, issuing citations, taking suspects into custody, and filing charges through the District Attorney's office.  Maintains positive community relations by answering citizens' questions and providing various other forms of civic service and assistance for citizens, by surveying the public to evaluate problem areas and specific needs and questioning citizens for their opinions on Police matters.
$64,200 - $88,616 yearly
Grand Prairie Police Department Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Jan 13, 2020
Full time
About Grand Prairie Police Department The Grand Prairie Police Department in Grand Prairie, Texas, is continually seeking diverse, highly motivated, community-oriented officers with integrity, who are willing to face a variety of challenges and responsibilities. We are committed to working in partnership with the residents of our community to provide a safe, secure environment to enhance the quality of life for each citizen of Grand Prairie. Responding to 122,000+ calls for service each year, the 270 sworn officers and 128 civilian employees are committed to providing our diverse and growing community of more than 192,000 citizens with world class service.
$3,847 - $5,635 yearly
Columbia County Columbia County Sheriff, Port Avenue, St. Helens, OR, USA
Jan 10, 2020
Full time
Columbia County is currently recruiting for the position of Lateral Corrections Deputy in the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office.  Only applications from currently certified corrections officers will be considered. This is a Civil Service position that is full time, 40 hours per week (plus overtime).  Oregon DPSST Basic Corrections certification is required that is current or lapsed due to a separation from a certified position for a period not to exceed one year.  Must have passed a probationary period of at least one year with another law enforcement agency as a Corrections Deputy.  The County will also accept equivalent certification under the same terms from another state.  Candidates must also have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a thorough background screening as well as pre-hire medical and psychological screening. Salary: $3,847 - $5,635 plus DPSST certification pay (2.5% for Intermediate; 5% for Advanced) - with very good benefits.  Salary at hire will be offered based on prior experience. Civil Service applications are mandatory and must be submitted online to the County Human Resources Department by 5:00 pm on February 3, 2020 .  Incomplete applications and applications that are handwritten will not be accepted. Go to and click on Jobs to download announcement and application form.  Please follow the submittal instructions carefully.

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