This position requires a Peace Officer Certification through TCOLE
and requires thorough work knowledge of law enforcement procedures.
The individual has daily contact with the public, is responsible
for the preparation of offense reports, and responds to delegation
of duties from the Constable.
Works under the general supervision of the Constable or Chief
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Duties include the
the JP Courts.
Civil Process and Arrest Warrants.
needed contact with defendants and complainants; handle and
investigate crimes, arrest and book offenders into jail.
letters, affidavits, and reports.
traffic stops; and assist other agencies whenever
Note: The duties listed above are intended
only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be
performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not
exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a
logical assignment to the position and is assigned by the
school diploma or GED equivalent is required. The individual should
possess a thorough knowledge of law enforcement procedures and
practices. A minimum of one (1) year of experience in law
enforcement is desirable.
specialized job requirements include a valid Texas Driver's License
and a basic Law Enforcement Certification with the Texas Commission
on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education (TCOLE). Must
be able to meet TCOLE and Department requirements for psychological
and medical examinations (physical and drug test); must pass a
written entrance exam and physical agility test if required by
to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and
maintenance instructions and procedure manuals; Ability to write
routine, reports and correspondence; Ability to speak effectively
before groups of customers or employees of organization.
to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure,
using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; Ability to
compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar
to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions
furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with
problems involving several concrete variables in standardized
physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of
performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently
required to sit, talk or hear, use hands to finger, handle, or feel
and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally
required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift
and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by
this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust
work environment characteristics described here are representative
of those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
position has been identified with possible risk of exposure to
bloodborne pathogens and/or other various hazards that require
immunization against such exposure. The noise level in the work
environment is usually moderate.
Note: The Constable reserves the right to appoint
qualified persons to any position within his or her department. The
Constable on a case-by-case basis will review any applicant with a
medical or physical disability, with a final decision made by the
application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and
reference check; job related tests might be required.
job description does not constitute an employment agreement between
the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer
as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
The employee further understands, and accepts, that this position
falls under the provision of an "At Will" employment, and under no
circumstances is this a contract for employment.
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