Company: City of Garland
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Respond to citizen calls for service, enforce criminal and
traffic laws, reduce crime and fear of crime within the City of
View the complete notice at the link below:
Notice of Application & Entrance Examination
Application Deadline is Friday, May 21st, 2021 at 5PM CT.
Essential Job Functions
Pro-active enforcement of all applicable criminal and traffic
laws, including the issuance of citations.
Respond to calls for service from citizens.
Maintain high-visibility patrols.
Educate public and citizen contacts.
Prepare and complete all necessary reports and supplements.
Attend state mandated and supplemental training each year.
Testify in court concerning collection of evidence.
Preserve and enhance the quality of life for the citizens of
Garland, Texas, by following the City's guiding principles.
Perform related duties as assigned.
- Minimum Education & Work Experience In
accordance with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
minimum requirements: Must be United States of America citizen at
the time of application At least age 18 and will have not reached
the age of 45 prior to entering a beginning position in the police
department Must have either a High School Diploma or GED AND one of
the following: 1. Associates degree or completion of a minimum of
60 hours college credit from an accredited college or university,
with a minimum of a 2.0 GPA, or 2. Minimum 2 years active United
States of America military service with an Honorable discharge, or
3. Minimum 2 years of service as a full-time paid peace officer or
law enforcement officer ** Education, prior police or military
experience requirements must be met prior to academy start date.
Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills
- Communicate in the English language
- Must be able to pass all steps in the Garland Police Department
Licenses & Certifications Must possess a Texas Class "C" drivers
license Must be able to meet all minimum requirements under the
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) for enrollment in a law
enforcement training program Physical Tasks & Working Conditions
The incumbent works under a variety of unfavorable conditions
including exposure to gunfire, harsh weather, poor or no lighting,
exposure to hazardous chemicals and smoke, extremes in
temperatures, all types of weather conditions, electrical hazards,
armed/dangerous persons and communicable diseases.
- Written Civil Service exam
- Physical agility test
- Detailed personal history statement
- Thorough background investigation
- Polygraph examination
- Oral interview board
- Psychological and medical examinations
- Drug screen
- Administrative review by the Chief of Police
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