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(2) Police Officer

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$19.00 & up (Depending on experience)
  • Posted Date:01/31/2018 5:00 PM

Job Description:

  • Perform law enforcement and crime prevention duties while assigned to patrol division.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be knowledgeable of Criminal Law, Laws of Evidence and Texas Criminal Procedure Law
  • Must be able to write complete, detailed reports covering each investigative event
  • Must be capable of testifying effectively in Grand Jury and Criminal Court
  • Must be able to work around violent and bloody crime scenes
  • Must be capable of Conducting Traffic Stops
  • Must be capable of Enforcing City Ordinance Violations
  • Must arrange for regular maintenance on Assigned City Vehicle
  • Perform any other duties as assigned from time by Supervisory Staff


  • Required Degree/Formal Training:
    • Possess a valid Texas Driver's License
    • Pass a Firearms Qualification Course
  • Education:
    • Experience preferred, but not mandatory
    • Must possess a High School Diploma or GED
  • Required Licenses/Certificates:
    • Applicant must have successfully completed a T.C.O.L.E. accredited Law Enforcement Academy and pass a T.C.O.L.E Basic Peace Officer examination.

Additional Requirements:

  • Must pass a background investigation
  • Must pass a drug screen
  • Must pass a physical assessment
  • Must be capable of handling stressful situations
  • Must be able to successfully qualify with a rifle

If interested, please submit a letter of interest, along with the completed job application to Patrol Captain Juan Vasquez, Jr. by emailing jvasquez@pecostx.gov.

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