The City of Hearne/Police Department is seeking a highly motivated, community-oriented officer with integrity, who is willing to face a variety of challenges and responsibilities. We are committed to working in partnership with the residents of our community to provide a safe, secure environment. Under general direction of the patrol sergeant, the patrol officer enforces applicable local, state and federal laws. Performs various duties to support law enforcement activities as well as provide service to the citizens in an efficient, ethical and professional manner.
GED equivalent plus 12 hours of college; or 2 years of continuous military service; or High school diploma. Basic TCOLE peace officer certification. Knowledge of existing criminal and traffic codes. Ability to maintain physical endurance and agility standards. Ability to perform a variety of physically demanding maneuvers and activities while involved in law enforcement and rescue operations, including running, walking, stooping, bending, rolling, crawling, climbing, jumping, lifting, carrying, dragging, and safely operating assigned equipment and vehicles. Ability to work 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 and dangerous persons, communicable diseases, etc. Valid Texas Driver's License. United States citizen. Successful applicants must be of high moral character and pass a medical examination, drug screening, thorough background investigation, psychological examination, and interview, No Conviction(s) for: any Felony, Driving While Intoxicated, Driving Under the Influence of Drugs, Assault Involving Family Violence or any Crime involving Moral Turpitude; have not ever have been on court-ordered community supervision or probation for any criminal offense above the grade of Class B misdemeanor or a Class B misdemeanor within the last ten years from the date of the court order; No illegal drug use within five years; If a veteran, an Honorable Discharge, free of conditions.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $35,000.00 to $38,000.00 /year
- Police Officer: 1 year (Required)
- High school or equivalent (Required)
- Hearne, TX 77859 (Preferred)
- Driver's License (Required)