Attend the Round Rock Police Department Training Academy and successfully complete the academy curriculum for Texas Basic Peace Officer; successfully complete the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement licensing examination and obtain certification as Basic Peace Officer.
Must meet all legal requirements for future licensing and certification as required by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE).
Must pass all phases of the selection process including a comprehensive background and the physical performance test.
Applicant offered employment must pass a drug screening test and psychological and medical assessments.
Examples of Duties:
Position requires comprehensive study of State laws, police procedures, and all aspects of the law enforcement function, in preparation for becoming a certified peace officer.
Position requires continued daily attendance at the law enforcement training academy, successful completion of written tests, participation in physical fitness related activities as required by training academy, and completing academic requirements to obtain the Basic Peace Officer certificate.
Position also includes assisting department personnel in performing a variety of law enforcement and crime prevention tasks.
Experience and Training:
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
By the date of the entrance examination, you must be at least 20 years and 6 months of age.
Must be a U.S. citizen.
Must have 30 college credit hours OR 2 years prior military service. Three years of full-time basic jailer experience may be substituted for college credit hours.
Certificates and Licenses Required:
Must be able to complete the Basic Peace Officer curriculum at the Round Rock Police Department Training Academy and pass the TCOLE licensing examination to become a certified peace officer.
Must possess, or have ability to obtain, an appropriate valid Texas drivers' license and a driving record which meets current City auto liability insurance requirements.