City of Teague

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Do you desire to be part of a progressive Police Department, where you can make a difference and positively impact the community? This position may be for you. Police Officers enforce federal, state and local laws and provide protection to citizens. This is accomplished by responding to general and critical incidents, investigating and enforcing violations, patrolling geographical limits, responding to crime scenes, processing reports, and identifying and transporting suspects. Come join our TEAM and make a difference with a department who is becoming more technologically advanced every day.This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer


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Employment Application


Police Officer

The City of Teague is currently accepting applications for 2 full-time Police Officers. $2,000 Hiring Incentive with all new hired applicants. The incentive will be distributed as follows: $1,000.00 paid after completion of the Field Training Program and the other $1,000.00 paid at the end of 1 year service. A 24-month service agreement is required, before being hired.

Do you desire to be part of a progressive Police Department, where you can make a difference and positively impact the community? This position may be for you. Police Officers enforce federal, state and local laws and provide protection to citizens. This is accomplished by responding to general and critical incidents, investigating and enforcing violations, patrolling geographical limits, responding to crime scenes, processing reports, and identifying and transporting suspects. Come join our TEAM and make a difference with a department who is becoming more technologically advanced every day.

The City of Teague is a thriving community that sits on Highway 84 between Mexia and Fairfield Texas. Teague has the small town feel but with quick and easy access to major cities like Waco, Dallas, Arlington, Ft. Worth.

The mission of the organization is to build a vibrant, inclusive organization, driven by a commitment to value-added customer service. Our purpose is to: serve the citizens of this community so they can be the most engaged citizens in America; enhance their quality of life through quality neighborhoods to live in and parks to enjoy; provide top quality venues to be a destination for youth sports and a "tech forward" community.

Requirements
QUALIFIED APPLICANT
• Must be TCOLE Certified
• Must be a minimum of 20 1/2 years of age
• Must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate.
• Must possess a valid Texas driver's license (upon employment) and have a good driving record.
• Must not have been convicted of a felony at any time or a Class B misdemeanor or above in the last 10 years.
• Must be a United States citizen.
• Must have an honorable discharge from the Armed Forces, if applicable.
• Must have vision correctable to 20/20.
• Must be able to pass the following: Full TCOLE Background Investigation, Oral Board and drug Tests
Honesty, Integrity, Pride

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $16.00 /hour starting, with $0.50 increase after 6 months. $40.00 extra per pay check for Intermediate or higher TCOLE certification.

Contact Teague Police Department for applications and consideration for this position. This position will remain open until filled.


police Sergeant


Do you desire to be part of a progressive Police Department, where you can make a difference and positively impact the community? This position may be for you. Police Officers enforce federal, state and local laws and provide protection to citizens. This is accomplished by responding to general and critical incidents, investigating and enforcing violations, patrolling geographical limits, responding to crime scenes, processing reports, and identifying and transporting suspects. Come join our TEAM and make a difference with a department who is becoming more technologically advanced every day.


The City of Teague, Texas, is a community-minded small town with a population of 3,500. Teague is located 45 miles east of Waco, 120 miles south of Dallas and 180 miles north of Houston. City of Teague is a Type A General Law city operating under the aldermanic form of government. The Board of Aldermen consists of a Mayor and five Aldermen.
The mission of the organization is to build a vibrant, inclusive organization, driven by a commitment to value-added customer service. Our purpose is to: serve the citizens of this community so they can be the most engaged citizens in America; enhance their quality of life through quality neighborhoods to live in and parks to enjoy; provide top quality venues to be a destination for youth sports and a "tech forward" community.

The Police Sergeant is a supervisory officer and reports directly to the Chief of Police. They will have direct oversight of all operations and personnel assigned to a Patrol shift.  They will coordinate and control activities of their respective shift or assignment. Work independently in performing assigned duties under the general orders of the Chief of Police. Performance is evaluated through observation, oral and written reports, and by obtained results.

QUALIFIED APPLICANT
Minimum of Intermediate Peace Officer Certification with TCOLE
Minimum of 5 years of Law Enforcement experience
Supervisory experience is preferred, but not required.
Must meet all licensing requirements by TCOLE
Must be able to pass the following: Full TCOLE Background Investigation, Oral Board and drug Tests


For more information on this position contact: Chief DeWayne Philpott, by email dewaynephilpott@cityofteaguetx.com  or by calling Teague Police Department at 254-739-2553.



RESERVE POLICE OFFICER

Policer Officer in a Small City. Duties include but are not limited to enforcing Federal and State Laws and Ordinances of
the City of Teague. Candidates must undergo a background investigation, drug screening, oral interview, must be able
to use computerized equipment and must be in good physical condition.

Job Requirements: Education, training, experience:

TCLOSE certified, Valid Texas Drivers License, must be a high school graduate or equivalent.


Contact Interim Chief DeWayne Philpott by e-mail or by calling City Hall at 254-739-2553
dewaynephilpott@cityofteaguetx.com



This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer