City of Houston Job Openings – Police Officer

Website City of Houston

Job Description:

As patrol officers, the majority of the day will most likely be spent sitting in a patrol car for long hours at a time. Officers may be required to work shift-work (evening and night shift) and conduct patrol duties by foot or bicycle. Officers will be subject to the conditions of the weather (hot, cold, raining, etc.) Officers may be subject to dangerous and stressful situations on a daily basis.

Job Requirements:

  • Must not have ever been convicted of or received community supervision for a Felony or a Class A Misdemeanor.
  • Must have a driving record that reflects prudence and maturity.
  • Former military personnel must not have been convicted of any court-martial higher than a summary.
  • Must have a valid driver license and proof of liability insurance.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and a resident of the United States for a period of time sufficient to conduct a comprehensive background investigation.
  • Consideration given for military assignments and students who were full-time residents at college.
  • Must be between the ages of 20 ½ -44 years of age (Applicants must be 21 prior to graduation from the academy and must not turn 45 prior to graduation from the academy).
  • Must pass a Reading Comprehension Test
  • Must not have been convicted of or received community supervision for a Class B Misdemeanor within the past 10 years.
  • Must pass a Physical Agility Test.

Job Details:

Company: City of Houston

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Houston, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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