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Police Officer Pantego

Town of Pantego

Town of Pantego Pantego TX United States

2 months ago

The Town of Pantego is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time Police Officer position. The Town of Pantego is located adjacent to West Arlington in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex area. The Pantego Police Department serves a population of approximately 2,650 residents and a daytime business population of over 200,000. Department Divisions include Patrol, Traffic Enforcement... Criminal Investigations and Communications.


Starting salary is between $61,200 and $69,200.00 (DOQ). Paid bi-weekly with paid overtime if necessary; paid training, paid vacation, paid sick leave, fourteen (14) paid holidays. In addition, the Town will pay for employees medical, dental, and vision insurance. Including TMRS participation of 7% with 2/1 match; five (5) year vesting and 20 year TMRS retirement.


12-hour shifts with alternating weekends off, (scheduled as needed, nights, weekends, and holidays)

Reports To:

Patrol Sergeant - Field Operations

General Summary:

The Pantego Police Department is responsible for the protection of life and property, providing a comprehensive range of law enforcement services and crime prevention programs. The Pantego Police Department is Texas Best Practice Recognized by the Texas Police Chiefs Association. Crime prevention and the well-being of residents are our top priorities. We are dedicated to creating a high quality of life for all citizens, business owners, and visitors; and strive for service delivery that meets or exceeds the criteria of our mission statement and core values.

Individually Issued Equipment:
• AR-15 Rifle with Optics
• Glock 22 pistol with night sights and weapon light
• Safariland leather gear with level 3 holster
• Various custom-designed professional polo’s, t-shirts, beanies, etc.

Minimum Requirements:
• Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of application.
• Must be a United States Citizen
• Must have a High School Diploma or GED
• Must have and maintain a valid Texas Driver’s License or be able to obtain
• Must currently be licensed by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement and be in good standing
• Must be declared physically sound and free from any defect which may adversely affect the performance of the duties of a police officer
• Must pass an extensive background check, psychological, medical exam, and drug screen
• Must be able to successfully complete the Town of Pantego Police Department's field training program; training time based on experience
• Must NOT have been discharged from any military service under less than honorable conditions, specifically: Under other than honorable conditions; bad conduct, dishonorable; or any other characterization service indicating bad behavior
• Must NOT violate any TCOLE rule or provision of Occupation Code, Chapter 1701

Physical Abilities:
• Must possess the visual acuity to operate a computer terminal and city vehicle
• Walk, stand, sit, or run for prolonged periods of time
• Regularly push, pull, lift, and/or carry up 10 pounds
• Frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds
• Occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 100 pounds or more
• Occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist
• Operate office equipment including use of a computer keyboard

Police Officer, maintains positive community relations by answering citizen’s questions and proving various other forms of civic service and assistance for citizens, by surveying the public to evaluate problem areas, specific needs, and questioning citizens for their opinions on Police matters.


Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply on the Town’s website: Submit a complete and signed Town of Pantego employment application to 1614 S. Bowen Rd, Pantego, TX 76013. Or email Sandra Y. Overstreet, Director of Human Resources, [email protected]

Applications will be considered as they are received. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Incomplete applications will not be processed until completed in full. Applications may be downloaded at
Pantego TX USA

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