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Public Safety Officer

Job Description

• Provides for the protection of life and property within the community and the enforcement of local, State, and Federal laws, regulations, codes, and ordinances.
• Conducts a variety of duties that include patrol, traffic enforcement, criminal investigations, and/or special details, driving emergency vehicles, performs fire fighting duties and provides emergency medical treatment to the sick or injured.
• Answers medical calls and fire calls when emergencies arise.

Job Requirements

• All applicants must be a U.S. Citizen and 21 years of age. 
• Valid Texas Driver's License with acceptable driving record.
• All qualified applicants MUST complete an application in order to be considered for the position. Position is open until filled.
• Qualified applicants must submit to a pre employment written and physical agility test, drug test, psychological and physical examination as well as a criminal background check. 
• All qualified candidates must be of good moral character and able to communicate with the public, be available for shift work, weekends and holidays. 

Preferred Education and Experience:

• TCOLE Basic Certification. Texas Peace Officer's License, and must qualify annually with assigned firearms.
• Bachelor's Degree 
• 60 semester hours with a GPA of 2.0 or higher (not including academy hours) with significant course work in law enforcement, management, business, or political science 
• An honorable discharge from the armed forces after at least 24 months of active duty service. 
• Basic Firefighter Certification 
• Basic Emergency Medical Technician Certification 


We are a Public Safety Organization; our pay structure has supplemental pays. Depending on your certifications (EMT, Firefighter, College Degree, etc.), pay can be supplemented.
Our department operates on a biweekly 12 hour schedule, which allows for 4 hours of overtime each pay period.
Starting Pay                     $40,000
4 hrs OT                           $  2,000
Firefighter                         $  4,200
EMT  Supplement            $  4,200
4 hrs OT EMT/FF pay      $     630
TOTAL                              $51,030 (after completion of Training)  

The City of Dalworthington Gardens is an EOE.