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CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

AT-WILL EMPLOYER

 

FULL – TIME PEACE OFFICER

 

The City of Friendswood is currently testing to establish an eligibility list for full-time PEACE OFFICERS, with the Police Department.  The base salary is $44,970 to $55,411 annually, DOQ.  The successful candidates will be responsible for the performance of routine patrol, crisis intervention and preliminary criminal investigations in an active, problem-solving partnership with the community.  Applicants must demonstrate good human relation skills and be able to work well with all segments of the public.

Applicants must be:

 

§      Enrolled in a TCLEOSE accredited entry-level program, or

§      Be a licensed Texas Peace Officer or

§      To be hired as a Police Cadet, applicants must have 3 years of Active Duty in the U.S. Armed Forces with an Honorable Discharge or must possess 60 accredited college hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

 

Applicants must be U.S. citizens.  Must have high school diploma or GED; minimum of 21 years of age; valid Texas Driver’s License; no class B or A misdemeanor or felony convictions. MUST be available for all shifts, weekends, holidays, and emergency situations (hurricanes, floods, etc.).  An Associate’s Degree or prior experience is preferred, but not required. This position has a strong, competitive benefits package and a wide range of in-service training provided to career officers.  The eligibility list will be good for one year from the date of the test.

 

 

 

PART – TIME PUBLIC SERVICE OFFICER

 

The City of Friendswood is currently testing to establish an eligibility list for part-time PUBLIC SERVICE OFFICERS, with the Police Department.  Hourly rate is $14.62-$18.01.  Position will assist peace officers with administrative matters, maintain care/custody of prisoners booked and held at the City jail.  Requires regular and timely attendance as scheduled; maintains order and discipline in facility; maintains physical control of prisoners by using minimal restraint techniques; process all incoming prisoners; including inventory of property, taking photographs and fingerprints, completing and filing reports and documents; responsible for prisoner needs according to shift assignment.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens.  Must have high school diploma or GED; minimum of 18 years of age; valid Texas Driver’s License; no class B or A misdemeanor or felony convictions.  MUST be available for all shifts, weekends, holidays, and emergency situations (hurricanes, floods, etc.) The eligibility list will be good for one year from the date of the test.

 

The selected applicant will be required to undergo and pass a written pre-employment test, medical examination, psychological and emotional examination, criminal background check, credit check, driving record check, verification of employment eligibility and illegal drug screen prior to employment, and extensive background investigation.  All positions at the City of Friendswood require documentation of employment eligibility in accordance with Federal employment law.  Communication skills in English are required for some specific assignments based upon job-related needs for communication with the general public and/or co-workers.  Bilingual skills (Spanish/English) are encouraged, but not required.  The City of Friendswood is EOE/ADA and participates in E-Verify.

 

To register for the test, see the police recruiting portion of the city website:

 www.friendswood.com

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 3:00 PM

 

APPLICANTS MUST REGISTER ON-LINE TO TAKE THE TEST AND PROVIDE A STATE PHOTO ID OR DRIVERS LICENSE AT THE TIME OF TESTING   

 

TEST DATE AND TIMES ARE:

THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2014 AT 9:00 AM & 7:00 PM

TEST LOCATION: FISD ANNEX BUILDING, 402 LAUREL, FRIENDSWOOD, TX 77546

 

 

Peace Officer Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Life, TMRS retirement – 7% with 2 to 1 match (20 year retirement), 14 Paid Holidays, 3 Personal Days, 15 Vacation Days, 12 Sick Days, Military Leave, Overtime or Comp Time, Academic Incentive Pay – Associates $1200/year, Bachelors $1800/year, Masters – $2400/year, TCOLE Certification Pay – Intermediate - $600/year, Advanced - $1200/year, Master – $1800/year, Tuition Reimbursement Program, Longevity Pay

 

 

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