PATROL OFFICER

Police
City of Marble Falls - Marble Falls, Texas

Jan 12, 2021

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Application Deadline:
Jan 29, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$48,001.58 annual
Top Pay:
$69,103.07 annual

Job Description

The Marble Falls Police Department is currently seeking highly qualified TCOLE licensed patrol officer candidates. Located in the heart of the Hill Country, the Marble Falls Police Department proudly and professionally serves its community of 7,000 residents and over 30,000 daily visitors. The City of Marble Falls, one of Texas’s most dynamic and rapidly growing communities, is seeking creative and innovative patrol officers.

The Patrol Division is the primary unit of the Marble Falls Police Department. The Patrol Division consists of one Patrol Captain, four Patrol Sergeants, twelve Patrol Officers, two School Resource Officers, and one Animal Control Officer.

MFPD Patrol Officers are assigned to one of four patrol shifts. Each shift is twelve hours long and each shift rotates from days to nights every two months. This schedule requires an officer work fourteen days out of a twenty-eight day month, with a three day weekend (Friday-Saturday-Sunday) every other week.

Each officer hired is issued uniforms and duty year to include: duty belt, weapon w/holster, magazines, magazine case, Taser w/holster, radio, flashlight w/holster, handcuffs w/cases, a ballistic vest, a plate carrier, rain gear, shotgun, and rifle, as well as their own patrol unit. In addition, officers receive a yearly uniform allowance of $700 to maintain and/or purchase additional equipment.

Base wage: $48,001.58

Base wage with 3-5 years experience: $50,407.27

Base wage with 6-10 years experience: $52,807.61

Base wage with 10+ years experience: $55,207.96

Additional Information

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

- 100% employee medical insurance/55% Dependent

- 100% employee dental insurance/10% Dependent

- TMRS retirement...7% withheld and 2:1 match (5 year vesting)

- 11 paid holidays/3 personal days per year

- Annual longevity pay

- 2 weeks vacation per year (0-5 years of service)

- 2.5 weeks sick per year

- Supplemental insurance options (payroll deducted)

- Edward Jones Investment option (payroll deducted)

CERTIFICATION PAY:

-Intermediate Peace Officer Certification

-Advanced Peace Officer Certification

-Master Peace Officer Certification

INCENTIVES:

-Emergency Services Unit (ESU)

-Hostage Negotiator

-Bi-lingual (Spanish)

-Firearms Instructor

-Field Training Officer

-Lab Safety Officer

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Diploma, GED, TCOLE Basic Peace Officer Certification
  • Experience: Not Required

Applicants must have a Basic Peace Officer’s Certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).

Applicants must hold a valid Class C Texas Driver's License (with safe driving record)

Written testing, physical agility testing, and firearms proficiency testing will be conducted prior to oral interview boards.

Full job description and applications are available online, please visit our website at: ++https://marblefallstx.gov/523/Job-Opportunities.++

If you have questions please contact Captain Trisha Ratliff at (830) 693-3611, or ++tratliff@marblefallstx.gov++.

Contact Informaton

Trisha Ratliff

City of Marble Falls
800 3rd Street
Marble Falls, Texas 78654
phone: 830-693-3611

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