Warrant Officer

City of Melissa

Job Description
CITY OF MELISSAJOB POSTINGPolice Department - Warrant Officer (Part-Time)Salary Range: Hourly - Min: $20.00 - Max: $30.68May 19, 2022OPEN UNTIL FILLED APPLICANTS THAT DO NOT HAVE A VALID AND CLEAR TEXAS COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT PEACE OFFICER'S LICENSE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED AND NEED NOT APPLY.PLEASE READ IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE JOB POSTING. General Purpose:The purpose of the position is to provide support to the Municipal Court by serving, collecting, and clearing outstanding Class "C" misdemeanor warrants and providing security in the Courtroom during court proceedings. Work is performed under general supervision in accordance with the standardized training methods set forth by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. Work is accomplished through work assigned by the Municipal Court, Assistant Chief of Police and Police supervisors. These assignments are performed with competent, professional work ethics which require the ability to make rational, sound decisions. These decisions require the ability to listen closely, to discern appropriate facts, remember them, write them down in an effective manner, then act accordingly. Reporting Relationships:Supervision received: The Warrant Officer works under the direction of the Administrative Sergeant or the Assistant Chief's Designee. Supervision Exercised: NoneEssential Duties:Serving and clearing of outstanding class "C" municipal warrants;Perform duties for online, Court approved payments and in-person warrant collections Prepares and maintains up-to date warrant lists and tracks daily warrant service activities;Serves warrants by phone contacts, mail contacts, field contacts, and then physical arrest if necessary;Maintaining accurate records and keeps city materials, reports and documents confidential as provided by policy and law;Providing security in the courtroom during court proceedings, establish decorum in the court facilities, screen visitors for weapons and contraband as appropriate, and escort defendants to and from the court room; Assist the Judge and court staff during all court proceedings, serving as the primary Bailiff; Prepare paperwork, work with Municipal Court on notices and media releases for the annual warrant roundup program; Attend meetings with other cities and counties involved with the warrant roundup program as approved;Other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications and RequirementsEducation and ExperienceHigh School Diploma or GEDANDGraduation from a recognized police academy; TCOLE Certified; Basic Peace Officer's License, plus a minimum of three (3) years' experience as a law enforcement officer. ORAn equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered under appropriate conditions. Valid Texas Class C Driver's LicenseMust be able to pass a background check and drug testRequired Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesKnowledge of: Warrant Service; City Ordinances; Police Communications; Follow the policies and procedures of the City of Melissa and the City of Melissa Police Department; Must have knowledge of laws of arrests, Texas Penal Code and Code of Criminal Procedures; All other subordinate levels of law enforcement duties, responsibilities and procedures; and Use and care of vehicles, firearms, and specialized equipment. Skills/Ability to: Perform assigned duties; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, law enforcement agencies, judicial officials and general public; understand and follow written and oral instruction, departmental policy, rules, regulations and laws; analyze situations and adopt a quick, effective and reasonable course of action; communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; operate and maintain a number of office machines and equipment such as PC's, copier, fax machine, calculator, etc.; tolerate outside working conditions; maintain appropriate necessary certifications and licenses applicable to job responsibilities, including a valid Texas driver's license; must pass and maintain all physical activities and requirements of the City of Melissa.The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbent in this position. Incumbent may not be required to perform all duties in this description and may be required to perform position-related tasks other than those specifically listed in this description.IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS BELOWTo be considered for this position a Personal History Statement will be required and must be submitted to the address below either by mail or in person. To get a copy of the Personal History Statement form please go to the City of Melissa website > Departments > Human Resources > Forms> Pre-Employment Forms. Personal History Statement Submissions: City of MelissaAttn: Police Department3411 Barker Avenue - Melissa, TX 75454Please direct any questions to: City of MelissaHuman Resources Director3411 Barker Avenue - Melissa, TX 75454972-838-1084mmccabe@cityofmelissa.comINCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE DEEMED NON-RESPONSIVE AND WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. THE CITY OF MELISSA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER