The Webster Police Department of Webster, Texas is looking to hire a full-time Police Officer. Are you ready to embark on a career in law enforcement and looking for the perfect Texas community to serve? Our police officers start at $52,143 - $57,555 and our police cadets start at $48,143. We also offer monthly certification pay of $150 for intermediate certification, $200 for advanced certification, and $300 for master certification. Additionally, we offer a monthly bilingual premium pay of $75.00 for level 1 and $100.00 for level 2. And, currently, we are offering a $5,000 hiring incentive paid over the first year of employment to new hires who are licensed or enrolled in a basic police officer licensing course at the time of hire. We also offer excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, a 20-year TMRS retirement plan with 2 for 1 matching, paid holidays, 80-120 hours of vacation time, 96 hours of sick time, a sick pool, optional supplemental insurance policies, and tuition reimbursement. All job-related equipment except the handgun is provided. Is this the right law enforcement opportunity for you? Consider applying today!
ABOUT WEBSTER POLICE DEPARTMENT
Webster is Bay Area Houston's premier location for cutting-edge development in the medical, biomedical, and aerospace industries and is home to many popular restaurants and retail stores. Our police department staff is comprised of 49 sworn personnel and 15 civilian employees whose mission is to provide a safe environment for those who reside, visit, and work in our community. Our philosophy of service is one of community-oriented policing, and we enjoy a very good relationship with our residents, businesses, and visitors. We strive to maintain a high level of state-of-the-art technology to better serve the public. In order to create a secure and viable community where life, liberty, and property are protected, we form partnerships and establish a collaborative style of policing that ensures positive change for both the community and our department.
We strive to be leaders in public safety not only through a focus on providing excellent customer service, unparalleled work quality, and continuous innovation but also through improved employee well-being. We have a family-oriented work environment, focused on the core values of honor, integrity, and service.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A POLICE OFFICER
As one of our Police Officers, you do an excellent job of keeping our residents safe and have a reputation for being helpful and willing to serve our community. Whether patrolling the streets to detect and deter crime, investigating crimes and accidents, or enforcing local ordinances and state laws, you love serving our dynamic community. You take your responsibility to the citizens of Webster seriously, securing crime scenes and collecting evidence with care. Your integrity is impeccable, and you provide honest testimony in municipal, state, and federal courts.
Though most of your law enforcement work engages your love for people and being out and about, you also spend some time carefully preparing reports for investigations and accidents. You are organized and carefully keep track of evidence, paperwork, warrants, and equipment. Your self-motivation is evident as you are always looking for ways to improve your knowledge and skills, attending all training and keeping your certification up to date. You get great satisfaction out of helping to make Webster such a wonderful place to live!
QUALIFICATIONS FOR A POLICE OFFICER
- United States citizen
- 21 years old OR 20 years old if currently enrolled in a basic peace officer course
- TCOLE certification and at least 15 accredited college hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.3 OR enrolled in a TCOLE accredited basic peace officer course and at least 15 accredited college hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.3 OR a minimum of 3 years of active-duty military service with an honorable discharge OR 45 accredited college hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.3
- Ability to successfully pass a physical agility test, written entry test, polygraph examination, psychological screening, functional capacity test, and drug screen
- Valid driver's license issued by the State of Texas
- Acceptable driving record
Are you service-oriented? Do you have a love for Texas and particularly what a city like Webster has to offer? Are your communication skills excellent, both written and verbal? Do you remain calm under pressure? Are you confident and able to exercise good judgment but also humble? If so, you just might be perfect for this Webster Police Officer position!
LAW ENFORCEMENT WORK SCHEDULE
This law enforcement position works 12-hour shifts, nights, holidays, and weekends. This is an essential services position, so you would be required to work for the benefit of the general public during emergency situations that threaten the safety of Webster's citizens.
READY TO JOIN OUR LAW ENFORCEMENT TEAM?
If you feel that you would be right for this law enforcement position in Webster, Texas please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!