Constable Pct -deputy Constable

Williamson County
Full Time $31 - $44 Per hour TX Williamson County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, 211 W 6th St, Taylor, TX 76574, United States
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Overview

Reporting directly to a Sergeant, responsible for serving criminal and/or civil processes as issued by the judicial system, as well as enforcing local, state, and federal laws.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

  • Delivers, executes, and maintains records of a variety of process and court orders, including warrants of arrest
  • Performs all law enforcement functions including enforcing laws/ordinances, performing traffic stops, making arrests, and responding to public service calls as necessary
  • Collects fines, seizes property, and conducts evictions under court order
  • Investigates, locates, and apprehends warrant subjects based on arrest warrants issued from both inside and outside of Williamson County
  • Prepares affidavits and correspondence addressed to various courts, attorneys, and the public
  • Provides security during Justice of the Peace court sessions
  • Maintains crime scene security
  • Investigates complaints of environmental crime violations and coordinates charges with the County Attorney's office
  • Testifies in court as necessary
  • Performs special duties as assigned

ORGANIZATION RELATIONSHIPS

  • Reports directly to – Sergeant
  • Direct Reports – No

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

  • Position involves safely operating a motor vehicle and mobile radio equipment under normal and emergency conditions without any equipment modifications specific to any individual operator
  • Position involves driving and sitting for long periods of time
  • Position involves pursuing violators on foot over rough terrain and obstacles
  • Position involves physically subduing and restraining aggressive violators
  • Position involves discharging a firearm with either hand
  • Position involves hearing audible sounds and speak in a clear, understandable voice

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS  

  • Frequently performs work outdoors in inclement weather (heat, cold, wet conditions)
  • Job may involve danger due to contact with criminals and suspects

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Two (2) years of experience as a licensed Peace Officer
  • See required licenses and certifications below

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Basic Peace Officer license 

Required within thirty (30) days of employment

  • Valid Texas driver’s license

Required within one (1) year of employment

  • Court Security Specialist certification as required by Texas S.B. No. 42, Sec. 158.002 (b)

Preferred 

Additional certifications, including but not limited to:

  • TCOLE Intermediate Peace Officer License or above
  • Civil Process Proficiency certification

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Degree in a related field
  • Four (4) years of experience as a licensed Peace Officer
  • Three (3) years of continuous civil process service experience
  • Prior military experience
  • Bilingual (Spanish)

EMPLOYMENT TESTING 

Employment is contingent on passing any post-offer pre-employment screening as listed below:

  • Criminal background check: Yes
  • Motor Vehicle Record check: When applicable
  • Drug screening: Yes
  • Physical exam: Yes
  • Psychological exam: Per TCOLE standards
  • Additional: Written test(s), Oral Board

A Williamson County online application (resumes alone are not sufficient) must be received before the position is closed. Positions are open until filled, subject to close at any time after five (5) business days. The Human Resources Department is located at 100 Wilco Way, Georgetown, TX 78626. Phone (512) 943-1533 or visit our website at .  
 
Williamson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).  If you require an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please request assistance from the Human Resources Department.

 

TOBACCO FREE WORKPLACE POLICY

Williamson County is a tobacco free workplace. The use of tobacco products (e.g., cigarettes, cigars, pipes, snuff, chew, etc.) and Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) (e.g., vapor, e-cigarettes, etc.) is prohibited on all Williamson County premises. Employees who violate this policy are subject to appropriate disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

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