JOB OPENINGS WILL BE POSTED HERE:
POLICE OFFICER CITY OF MERIDIAN
Perform law enforcement work in order to preserve public peace and protect lives, property and rights of the public and to enforce statutory law and municipal ordinances under the Chief of Police.
1. Enforces laws and ordinances by ticketing traffic law violators, writing citations and offense reports and arresting offenders.
2. Protects citizens by patrolling businesses and residential areas and looking for suspicious persons or events.
3. May perform other duties by serving warrants, transporting prisoners, testifying in court, SRO, completing computer work, enforce city ordinances, investigation crime scenes, collecting evidence.
4. Documents enforcement and investigation efforts through complete and concise reports, obtains statements from witnesses and confessions from suspects, prepares affidavits and criminal complaints.
High school diploma or equivalency. Must possess and maintain the following: 1. Valid Texas Operator Driver's License; 2. Texas Police Officer certification. Experience in law enforcement preferred.
Completive health care benefits, 5% 2:1 retirement with TMRS and salary range $40,435.00 - $47,507.00 depending on certification, education and time in position.