City of Midland
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Telephone Response Officer - PD
at City of Midland
Pay: up to $856336.00/year
Salary : $15.83 Hourly $1,266.77 Biweekly $32,936.00 Annually
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2517508
Categories: Police/Fire/Emergency Personnel
Overall Job Objective
|Job Title:||Telephone Response Officer - PD|
Performs a variety of police services, special assignments, technical and administrative tasks in support of the police department.
|Essential Job Duties:|
|Physical and Environmental Conditions:|
Works irregular hours including weekends, holidays and extended hours in emergency, disaster or other situations influenced by workload, staffing difficulties or equipment related repair problems. Must be able to communicate clearly under what, at times, could be highly stressfull situations.
| Required Qualifications:|
Interacts and works with citizens regarding existing and potential law enforcement and crime prevention problems and responds to requests and inquiries from the general public. Communications with news media personnel and provides the release of information in accordance with applicable guidelines.
Knowledge of Administrative Directives of both the City of Midland and the Police Department. Knowledge of pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations; interprets and applies as necessary. Knowledge of technical aspects of crime prevention and law enforcement including investigation and identification, patrol, traffic control, records management, and care and custody of persons and property. Knowledge of the geography of the City and the surrounding vicinity. Knowledge of operational characteristics, services, and other activities of a patrol program. Skill in communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Skill to plan, organize and manage time effectively. Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision. Skill to resolve a variety of situations characterized by conflict or danger. Knowledge of law enforcement and criminal justice system principles.
High school diploma graduate or GED equivalent. Some college or experience as a police officer preferred. Must be a resident of Midland County at the time of employment. Must posses a valid Texas Class C license. No felony convictions, history of criminal or improper conduct, or poor driving record which may affect suitability for law enforcement work. If prior military service, must have an honorable discharge. Must pass a Grammar and Spelling test with a score of 60%. Typing 30 wpm, data entry and 10 key tests. Bilingual preferred.