Fort Bend County

Deputy Constable - Constable, Precinct 3

US-TX-Katy
2 weeks ago
ID
2017-2860
Job Code
17-283
# of Openings
1
Min Start Salary
USD $1,756.80/Bi.
Category
Law Enforcement
Max Start Salary
USD $1,928.00/Bi.

Overview

Responsible for enforcing state and county laws. Under general supervision, exercises responsibilities for the enforcement of state and local laws relating to public safety and welfare. Exercises independent judgment in dealing with dangerous or unusual situations, exercising safety practices and procedures.  Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department. 

Responsibilities

  • Serves civil papers as directed. Serves criminal warrants as directed. Patrols County roads, as well as, residential contract area to provide a visible deterrent in uniform and in marked cars and to enforce laws and protect life and property; identifies traffic hazards; monitors residential areas for signs of any criminal activity; patrols for suspicious persons or vehicles.
  • Responds to calls for assistance and complaints of crimes (burglaries, sexual assault, domestic violence, etc.); enforces state statue by performing warrants, felony or misdemeanor arrest; implements physical confrontation when necessary.
  • Secures and protects crime scenes by establishing boundaries, detaining victims, suspects and witnesses, locating and identifying evidence and briefing supervisors/investigators upon their arrival; preserves and collects evidence using proper methods; maintains the chain of custody of all evidence secured.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of all traffic laws; enforces traffic laws through the issuance of traffic summons and warnings, and arresting individuals in violation of the law such as DUI, and speeding and traffic control device violation when necessary.
  • Prepares and maintains a wide variety of departmental records and reports in compliance with departmental policies and procedures; prepares and files written and taped case reports outlining complete information regarding each case.
  • Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.

Qualifications

High School Diploma/GED; Basic TCOLE certification.  One-year job experience or two years of college (60 Credit Hours). Strong written and verbal communication skills; the ability to interact effectively with the public.  Valid Texas Driver’s License and firearms proficiency. Experience with serving civil process, writs and /or civil proficiency certification preferred.

 

SALARY RANGE: Law Enforcement Grade 9, $1,756.80 - $1,928.00 biweekly based on qualifications

DATE AVAILABLE:  October 23, 2017

CLOSING DATE:  Upon filling position

 

All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.

                                                                            

Fort Bend County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national origin, or any other reason protected by law.

 

To be considered for employment, all interested candidates should complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at www.fortbendcounty.jobs

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