Police Recruit - City of Odessa

Status: Full-time position

Location: Odessa, TX

Salary: $2396 monthly

Deadline Date: Until Filled

Date Available:

Job Summary: Entry-level position for non-certifiable Police Officer applicants. Receives mandatory orientation and training. May be assigned to various department operations until entry into the law enforcement academy. Entire responsibility of individual in this job category is to successfully complete orientation and the law enforcement academy in order to become a certifiable Police Officer. Continued employment is contingent upon successful completion of the first available daytime law enforcement academy and obtaining a passing score on the TCLEOSE Peace Officer written test.

Qualifications: Education
Minimum of a GED certification and have completed 12 hours of college credit at an accredited college or university with at least a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale OR have an honorable discharge from the armed forces of the United States after at least 24 months of active duty OR have a high school diploma.

Possess a Valid Texas Driver License.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to read, write, understand, and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to work rotating shifts including weekends and holidays.
Subject to on-call status.
Ability to successfully complete the following application process-
reading/writing portion of the COMPASS test, background investigation, polygraph, oral interview board, medical physical, drug screening test, and psychological examination.

Duties: Assists in various department operations.
May work rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays.
Performs other duties as assigned.

To Apply: Go to https://odessa-tx.peopleadmin.com/postings/1311


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