Police Officer Entrance Exam Job Openings by City of Cedar Hill, TX in Cedar Hill
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City of Cedar Hill, TX
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City of Cedar Hill, TX Recruitment 2020
Detail of : Police Officer Entrance Exam Job Opening in Cedar Hill
The City of Cedar Hill is now accepting applications for a Police Officer eligibility list, to be used in filling department vacancies. The eligibility list will be valid for one year from the date of the written exam, or until the list is exhausted. TCOLE certification is not required to apply though preference may be given to candidates with a current TCOLE license. The online application is open until a sufficient number of qualified candidates apply. This position may close at any time, without notice. Salary Structure
Non-Certified Starting Salary $59,000/yr
Certified/Experienced Starting Salary $61,000/yr minimum
A possible additional increase upon successful completion of FTO Program
Additional pay available for advanced certifications and education!
Applicants who meet all requirements and are eligible to move forward in the recruitment process will be notified via email with instructions for completing the Cedar Hill Police Department's Personal History Statement (PHS). Once the applicant has completed and submitted their PHS, it will be reviewed by a member of the department's Professional Standards Division. Candidates approved to test, based on PHS submission, will be contacted by a member of the department's Professional Standards Division to set up an appointment to take the Entrance Exam and Physical Readiness Test. The Entrance Exam and Physical Readiness Test will take place the same day. Applicants may order the practice test "National Police Select Test, NPST Candidate Orientation Guide" by clicking the following link: http://www.fpsi.com/product/npst-candidate-orientation-guide/. The NPST Candidate Orientation Guide is a helpful tool to prepare for the exam and can be downloaded as a PDF file and saved or printed. Please read through the disclaimer on the order page in order to have a successful download. Payments will be submitted through PayPal via an account or credit/debit card. Once payment is submitted, PayPal automatically redirects you back to the FPSI site where access to the download link will be located on the Order Details-Checkout Status page. Applicants must pay close attention to ALL instructions on both FPSI and PayPal's websites in order to access the instant download successfully. IMPORTANT NOTE: All applicants must bring their driver's license and completed, "Hiring Process Instruction and Waiver Packet" to be admitted to test. Click here to download the required "Hiring Process Instruction and Waiver Packet." (or copy/paste this link into your web browser: http://www.cedarhilltx.com/DocumentCenter/View/7495/Hiring-Process-Instruction-and-Waiver-Packet-?bidId=) This document must contain an updated applicant photograph and be notarized in the appropriate sections to be considered complete. Core Responsibilities:
Enforces State, Federal and traffic laws and City ordinances by patrolling the City, its people and property, recognizing violations and citing individuals for violations.
Coordinates crime scenes and preliminary investigations by responding to residential and commercial incidents, traffic and other accidents, reports of driving while intoxicated, assaults, violence, unexplained deaths, arresting suspects and violators, then securing the scene, maintaining logs, observing and collecting evidence, assisting victims and families and writing necessary reports.
Monitors traffic in City by responding to traffic accidents, initiating routine traffic stops, enforcing traffic laws, providing funeral and wedding escorts and initiating high risk felony stops.
Participates in necessary court procedures by testifying in criminal, civil and juvenile cases, signing complaints and reviewing and signing affidavits. Must be able to render credible testimony in a court of law
Performs numerous civic duties by maintaining positive relationships with the community and city departments, transports victims and suspects, maintains police equipment, problem-solves with citizens and businesses, and performs community services.
Increases job proficiency by conducting and participating in a variety of training programs and staying abreast of new innovations and developments in the field of law enforcement and investigation.
Provides premier customer service to internal and external customers by responding to requests in a timely and professional manner
Regular attendance required.
Age: Must be 21 years of age at the time of written exam.
TCOLE certification is not required to apply though preference may be given to candidates with a current TCOLE license.
Must be able to obtain U.S. Citizenship by time of final job offer.
Must be able to pass written exam, job task simulation, oral board interview, background check, physical exam, physical readiness test, polygraph and psychological tests and any other screening test or process.
Must have valid Texas driver's license or be eligible to obtain a Texas Driver's license within 30 days of final job offer.
Education: Applicants must meet one of the following requirements:
High School/GED and 30 semester hours of college at a TCOLE approved* accredited college or university (see college hour requirements below) OR
Four years of active military service with an honorable discharge shown on the DD214, Member-4 copy. OR Two years of service as a full-time, paid peace officer beyond that agency's field training program. If not currently working as a peace officer, candidates must possess an honorable discharge on their F-5 from the previous police agency. College Hour Requirements: Must meet the standards as set forth in the Texas Administrative Code. Click here to view requirements. TCOLE requirement for license (RULE §217.1):
Candidates may not have ever been convicted of an offense above the grade of a Class B misdemeanor or a Class B misdemeanor within the last ten years. Candidates may never have been convicted of any family violence offense. Candidates must not be currently charged with any criminal offense for which conviction would be a bar to licensure.
Candidates must not have had a commission license denied by final order or revoked. Candidates must not be currently on suspension, or have a voluntary surrender of license currently in effect. Candidates must meet the minimum training standards and pass the commission licensing examination (TCOLE) for each license sought.
To Apply: Candidates must complete an online application at the City of Cedar Hill website: www.cedarhilltx.com (click on "Employment" in the banner on the left side of the home page). ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED. There are computers at the Cedar Hill Library for applicants that do not have access to a computer at home. If you are having trouble with the NEOGOV Applicant tracking site, please call the NEOGOV technical support number at 1-855-524-5627. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Cedar Hill will make every reasonable effort to accommodate your needs. For any special requests, please call Human Resources at 972-291-5100, ext 1050. The City of Cedar Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of genetic information in compliance with GINA, race,
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