|Hiring Organization||Edgewood Independent School District|
|Post Name||Police Officer|
|Qualification||High School Diploma or GED equivalent (recognized by the Texas Education Agency or regional accrediting agency)|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Work Hours||8 Hours|
|Salary||USD 21 To USD 25 Per Hour|
|Location||San Antonio, Texas, United States 78237|
Patrols the district properly protects all students, personnel, and visitors from physical harm and prevents property loss due to theft or vandalism. Enforces all laws including municipal ordinances, county ordinances, and state laws.
- High School Diploma or GED equivalent (recognized by the Texas Education Agency or regional accrediting agency)
- Active Texas Peace Officer License issued by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
- Clear and valid Texas Driver’s License
- Background in law enforcement or related work experience
Special Knowledge Skills:
- General knowledge of the criminal investigation, police report writing, and criminal laws.
- Training and ability to subdue offenders, including the use of firearms and handcuffs.
- Bonded as required by Texas Education Code §37.081(h).
- Ability to work independently.
- Ability to pass required physical, psychiatric, and drug tests.
- Ability to work well with youth and adults.
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
- Patrol assigned campus(es) and routes walking or driving within district jurisdiction.
- Responds to all calls from campuses concerning crisis situations, accidents, and reports of crime.
- Investigates criminal offenses that occur within district jurisdictions.
- Collect and preserve evidence for criminal investigations including witness statements and physical evidence.
- Arrest perpetrators, file appropriate charges, and ensure placement in jail or juvenile detention centers for law violations as necessary.
- Write effective legal incident reports.
- Testify in court as needed.
- Work cooperatively with other police agencies to share information and provide other assistance.
- Help provide traffic control at athletic events, school openings or closings, or at any other time.
- Provide protection to or escort district personnel as needed.
- Operate all equipment including firearms according to established safety procedures.
- Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and documents required, including affidavits for arrest, incident, and activity reports.
Mental Demands/ Physical Demands/ Environmental Factors:
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; prolonged hours; on call 24 hours a day.
Physical Demands: Tools/ Equipment Used: District vehicle, firearms, handcuffs, security equipment, two-way radio, alarm system and other security equipment, fire extinguisher, and standard office equipment including computer and peripherals.
Posture: Prolonged sitting and standing. Motion: Strenuous walking and climbing; frequent keyboarding/ mouse, prolonged driving. Lifting: Moderate lifting and carrying (15-44 pounds).
Environmental Factors: Work inside and outside (moderate exposure to sun, heat, cold, and inclement weather), moderate exposure to noise, and frequent districtwide travel.
Other: Specific hearing and visual requirements; may be subject to adverse and hazardous working conditions including violent and armed confrontations; ability to control sudden violent or extreme physical acts of others and exhibit rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously.