Red Oak Police Department – Lateral Entry Police Officer

Position Title:

Lateral Entry Police Officer

Agency:

Red Oak Police Department

Position Type:

Commissioned Law Enforcement Position

Introduction Statement:

Applications will be accepted until the positions have been filled. All City of Red Oak job openings are posted at http://www.redoaktx.org/908/Employment and applications can be submitted electronically through this employment portal. The City of Red Oak Public Library provides computer and internet access to applicants that are unable to apply electronically. The City of Red Oak Municipal Center and Library is located at 200 Lakeview Parkway, Red Oak, TX, 75154. Applicants that qualify for the lateral entry hiring process will be contacted by the Red Oak Police Department Administrative Lieutenant with further instructions.

Hours:

Full Time


Salary:

Starting pay
Starting pay for a Lateral Entry Police Officer is dependent upon experience as depicted in the scale below with a maximum starting pay of $56,243 DOQ. Lateral Entry applicants may also be eligible for a signing bonus as well. Lateral Entry Signing Bonus
Lateral applicants that qualify for the lateral entry program can receive a signing bonus. Applicants that are hired at steps 1 or 2 of the Red Oak Police Department pay scale are eligible to receive a $2500 signing bonus upon successful completion of the FTO program. Applicants that are hired at steps 3 or 4 of the Red Oak Police Department pay scale are eligible to receive a $4000 signing bonus upon successful completion of the FTO program.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Must hold a Basic Peace Officer’s License issued by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
AND
Lateral entry applicants shall have no break in service from a comparable sized city/agency or larger and shall have two or more consecutive full time years of experience at said agency to become eligible for the lateral entry hiring process. Applicants that are currently under internal investigation with their employing agency will not be considered..
2. High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate
3. DD214 for U.S. military service
4. Visual acuity in both eyes, correctable to at least 20/20 binocular vision
5. Valid driver license with acceptable driving record
6. Computer literate
7. Must meet all physical requirements

Information for Obtaining an Application:

Applications will be accepted until the positions have been filled. All City of Red Oak job openings are posted at http://www.redoaktx.org/908/Employment and applications can be submitted electronically through this employment portal.

Closing Date:

03/16/2019