Police Recruit

Website City of Waco

Police Recruit

 

City of Waco

 

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

 

Job Number: 2022-01166

 

Location: Waco, TX

 

Department: Police

 

Job Type: Full Time

 

Primary Duties

 

Police Recruit Starting Pay: $22.97 per hour

Qualifying Officer Pay: $29.74 per hour up to $34.58 per hour

The Police Exam will be conducted on Saturday, September 17th, 2022 at 8am.

 

Under close supervision, attends training from Texas Commission on Law Enforcement and Waco Police Department (WPD) to obtain Basic Peace Officers License and certification.

 

Essential Functions

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

• Attends classroom training sessions and takes notes required to obtain Basic Peace Officer Certification.

• Completes and passes written, oral and skills proficiency examinations for a wide variety of required Peace Officer skills and knowledge and maintains required levels of proficiency.

• Participates in physical conditioning training and testing and maintains required levels of physical fitness.

• Maintains the integrity, professionalism, values and goals of the Police Department by assuring that all rules and regulations are followed, and that accountability and public trust are preserved.

• Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information.

• Successful performance in and progression through Police Academy training.

• Ability to testify in court proceedings.

• Performs other duties as required or assigned.

• Driving is essential

 

Qualifications

Required:

 

• High School Diploma or GED equivalent;

• 15 hours of college credit with at least a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale,

• OR two years of active-duty military experience from the US Armed Forces with an honorable discharge;

• OR 2 years continuous experience as a paid full-time police officer.

• Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.

 

Additional Information:

 

• Upon review of your application you will be sent an e-mail with additional requirements needed in order to complete the Police Recruit process.

• Background Packets must be submitted by no later than 4:00pm on Tuesday, September 6th, 2022.

 

Physical Demands

Very Heavy Work:

 

• Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

 

EEO StatementThe City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

 

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The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

 

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