Please submit applications in person to the River Oaks Police Department.
Police Officer Position Posted On: March 31st , 2017 Full-Time
Starting salary $41,000
TMRS Retirement, City paid employee medical and life insurance. Seven paid city holidays and two paid personal days a year. Certification incentive pay, Bilingual incentive pay, Longevity incentive pay. Take home patrol car if the officer resides in the city limits of River Oaks. Paid Vacation
Responsibility for performing law enforcement duties utilizing a community policing philosophy, enforcing state laws, city ordinances, controlling traffic flow and enforcing state and local traffic regulations, performing investigative work and participating in and providing support and assistance to special crime prevention and enforcement programs.
Education, training, experience:
•Be 21 years of age and be of good moral character.
•Must be a TCLEOSE certified Police office at the time of appointment
•High School diploma or GED
•Must be able to pass a written entrance exam
•Be in good physical condition and be able to pass physical agility testing consisting of ½ mile run, 300 yard dash, one minute maximum push-ups /sit ups, obstacle course and 140lb dummy drag.
•Must have a current Texas driver’s license in good standing
•Must pass an extensive background investigation including psychological and drug screen (no convictions/criminal cases pending)
•Must be current on all outstanding debts
•Must be available to work all hours, days, evenings, or nights, weekends, holidays etc.
•Honorable discharge from the armed forces if applicable
•Must be a citizen of the United States
•Must not be addicted to or use illegal drugs
•Must not be addicted to the use of alcohol
Applications can be mailed to
River Oaks Police Department
c/o Candi Mouton
4900 River Oaks Blvd
River Oaks, TX 76114