Hourly $27.43OPENING DATE:
07/17/18 11:59 PMDESCRIPTION:
Under general supervision, performs varied law enforcement duties; enforces laws and
regulations and apprehends criminals; provides information, advice and assistance to the public
in their use of police and other City services; conducts crime investigations; and does related
work as required. This is a broad classification with individual positions assigned to specific
functional areas; duties and assignments may overlap depending on the operational needs of the
department and staffing levels.EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Patrol City in car, motorcycle, all terrain vehicle, bicycle and any other means of transportation
and on foot; answer calls for the protection of life and property, and the enforcement of City,
County, and State laws; may conduct both preliminary and follow-up investigations of reported
criminal activity, deaths, and vehicle traffic accidents.
Respond to any emergency, utilizing exceptional physical abilities which include but are not
limited to high speed driving, pursuing criminals while on foot, carrying injured persons, climbing
fences and walls, overcoming physical resistance of uncooperative violent suspects, and
directing traffic at emergency scenes, fires, and special events. Most of these requirements
occur outside and may be in inclement weather.
Make arrests as necessary; interview victims, complainants, and witnesses; interrogate
suspects; gather and preserve evidence; testify and present evidence in court.
Contact and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the
investigation of crimes and the apprehension of offenders.
Prepare reports of arrests made, investigations conducted, and unusual incidents observed.
Serve warrants and subpoenas.
While on patrol, stop drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws; warn drivers against
unlawful practices; issue citations and make arrests as necessary. Check buildings for physical
security. Receive, search, book, fingerprint, and transport prisoners.
Administer first aid in emergency situations.
Maintain contact with citizens regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserve good
relationships with the general public.
Work unsupervised as a solo unit in responding to emergencies.
Work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Perform specialized investigative or detective work as assigned by the Chief of Police.
Perform other duties as assigned.EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
High School Diploma or G.E.D and
A minimum of 30 college credit hours from an accredited university or
Two years full time law enforcement experience, or
Two years active duty time in the U.S. Armed Forces.CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid Texas Driver's License.
Must possess a TCOLE license, be a certified Police Officer out of state, a Federal Law
Enforcement Officer or currently enrolled in a Police Academy in the state of Texas.The City of Round Rock operates under the legal doctrine of "employment-at-will" and is an equal opportunity employer.
The City values diversity and strives to attract a responsible, qualified and diverse workforce that represents the
community that we serve.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:http://www.roundrocktexas.gov
OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
231 E. Main Street
Round Rock, TX 78664
An Equal Opportunity Employer
For a PDF version and to see the Police Officer Supplemental Questionnaire, please view this PDF file here