Agency: Houston Independent School District Police Department
Location: Houston TX
Industry: Protective Service
Occupational Category: Law Enforcement
Location: Area: Job Category:
HISD P.D. Patrol Annex Central Police, Security & Safety
Job Code: Contract Type: Months:
PS0125 None 11
Salary Minimum: Salary Maximum:
CONTRACT LENGTH 11M/ 12M/ Hrly
Job Code: PS0124, PS0125, PS012H, PS0184
PAY GRADE: 25
FLSA EXEMPTION STATUS: NE
Job Family: Public Safety
JOB SUMMARY Under direct supervision, administers a safe learning and working environment by protecting the rights and property of the students, staff, and the district. Promotes safety and crime awareness and prevention. Implements proactive programs for the purpose of carrying out this mission. Trains probationary Police Officers. Establishes and maintains positive relationships with the community.
MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
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LAW ENFORCEMENT TEST
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EDUCATION: 30 college hours.
Two years of military time with an honorable discharge or paid law enforcement experience will be considered in lieu of 30 college hours.
WORK EXPERIENCE: 0 – 6 months
TYPE OF SKILL AND/OR REQUIRED LICENSING/CERTIFICATION
TCLEOSE (police). Must meet the TCLEOSE requirements and be eligible for HISD to carry the certification
Vehicles (e.g., automobile, truck, tractor, forklift)
LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES: No supervisory or direct people management responsibilities. May provide occasional work guidance, technical advice and training to staff.
WORK COMPLEXITY/INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT: Work and tasks are often straightforward, routine, structured and guided by established policies and procedures. Little, if any, independent judgment is required, outside of making basic choices in the selection and application of established methods
BUDGET AUTHORITY: No budget development activity is required.
PROBLEM SOLVING: Decisions are made on both routine and non-routine matters with some latitude, but are still subject to approval. Job is occasionally expected to recommend new solutions to problems and improve existing methods or generate new ideas.
IMPACT OF DECISIONS: Decisions have minor, small and possibly incremental impact on the department or facility. Errors are usually discovered in succeeding operations where most of the work is verified or checked and is normally confined to a single department or phase of the organizational activities resulting in brief inconvenience.
COMMUNICATION/INTERACTIONS: Collaborate and solve problems - works with others to resolve problems, clarify or interpret complex information/policies, and provide initial screening/negotiations without approval authority. Interactions are typically with customers, senior level professional staff, and managers.
CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS: Takes routine or required customer actions to meet customer needs. Responds promptly and accurately to customer complaints, inquiries and requests for information and coordinates appropriate follow-up.
May handle escalated issues passed on from coworkers or subordinates.
WORKING/ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Work involves continuous exposure to hazardous substances, potentially dangerous situations, and unpleasant work conditions such as adverse weather conditions or extreme risk of accidental or ill health. Ability to carry and/or lift 45 pounds or more.