27 days old

Police Sergeant

San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049
  • Job Code
    124216079
San Jacinto College

Equal Opportunity Statement: The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Police Sergeant - Central Campus

MAJOR REPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Job Functions:
  • Provides leadership and strategic direction to assigned shift
  • Daily reviews and evaluates reports of subordinates for accuracy, completeness and compliance with departmental policies and procedures; determines and monitors follow- up actions required; prepares and submits a variety of police reports, records and correspondence. D 5
  • Patrol San Jacinto College property to detect and deter criminal activity, identify unsafe conditions and provide a safe environment for members of the College community.
  • Develop and maintain strong positive working relationships with SJCPD leadership, officers and non-sworn personnel as well as employees and leadership of the College.
  • Engage in a variety of crime prevention/reduction activities including security escorts, women's self-defense training, security assessments, personnel safety and property security education programs.
  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned sworn personnel and non-sworn personnel.
  • Ensure adequate staffing for their assigned work unit to include scheduling days off, assigning overtime, approving time off and training requests, making adjustments for illnesses and injuries.

Additional Job Functions:
  • Interact with strong, positive interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications.
  • Provide quality control for the delivery of police department services and documentation.
  • Innovative, comprehensive and analytical thinking.
  • Ethical and honest in interactions with others and in the performance of duties.
  • Exhibits appropriate critical thinking skills in the performance of job responsibilities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED/MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

To be considered for this position, candidates must meet the following criteria:
  • A valid driver's license
  • A current Texas Peace Officer License issued by TCOLE or Out-of-State candidate (s) must complete TCOLE requirements for out of state peace officers and successfully pass the Texas Licensing Examination.
  • Internal Candidates must be employed by San Jacinto College as a police officer for at least six months prior to the date of the posting to fill a sergeant vacancy.
  • Received a rating of "Valuable" or higher on their most recent annual performance evaluation (if applicable).
  • Be an employee in good standing (no disciplinary notice, corrective action, or improvement plan) within the last 12 months prior to the date of the posting to fill a sergeant vacancy.
  • Served as an active field training officer at any Law Enforcement organization for at least one year prior to the date of the posting to fill a sergeant vacancy.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must meet the following criteria:
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication and critical decision making skills in a law enforcement environment relevant to San Jacinto College.

Education and Experience:

Meet one of the following experience and education requirements:
  • Three years of full-time experience as a police officer and a high school diploma or equivalent, or;
  • Two years of full-time experience as a police officer and an associate degree, or;
  • One year of full-time experience as a police officer and a bachelor's degree.

Preferred Education:
  • T.C.O.L.E New Supervisor's Course
  • FBI-LEEDA Trilogy
  • Developing Leaders for Texas Law Enforcement
  • IACLEA First-Line Supervisor Institute (FLSI)

Required Licenses/Certifications:
  • Valid Texas driver's license with acceptable driver's record.
  • Hold a current Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Intermediate Peace Officer Proficiency Certification or Out-of-State candidate (s) must complete TCOLE requirements for out of state peace officers and successfully pass the Texas Licensing Examination. Out-of-State candidates are encouraged to contact the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement regarding Intermediate Peace Officer Proficiency Certification.

Preferred Licenses/Certifications:
  • TCOLE Instructor Certification


Additional Information:

A San Jacinto College police sergeant must be willing to work any shift or assignment including weekends, holidays, overtime, and special events. The nature of police work involves a high degree of risk and exposure to various hazards to include criminal offenses, emergency situations, traffic stops, severe weather conditions and a diversity of calls for service.

While performing the duties of a police sergeant with San Jacinto College, the sergeant may be required to sit, stand, drive, walk, run, stoop, crouch, kneel, crawl, push, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, jump over, pull, carry, reach above head, lift, lower, grasp, hold, climb and balance. The sergeant shall remain awake, alert and visually observant at all times, and have full use of arms, hands, and legs.

The duties of this position require a physical presence at the assigned on-site work location during unrestricted operations with very limited or no opportunity for remote work arrangements.

Salary Grade: 27

Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule

Requisition Number: req2723

Posting Close Date: 11/30/2020

PI124216079
Posted: 2020-10-01 Expires: 2020-11-01

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