Public Safety Officer

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On a typical day, a Public Safety Officer (PSO) might go from taking a delayed offense report, to helping direct traffic at a crash scene, to working crowd control at a building fire, to helping search for a missing special needs child. PSO’s are a force multiplier and add great value to the Patrol Division.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Respond to non-emergency (not in progress) calls for service
  • Assist with traffic direction at crashes, incidents and special events
  • Assist stranded motorists
  • Assist with towing vehicles
  • Complete police reports
  • Impounding property
  • Assist the desk officer as needed
  • Other duties as required

Basic Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma (GED w/60 college credit hours)
  • Texas driver's license without restrictions (except corrective lenses)
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • 2 years of work experience or 60 college credit hours
  • U.S. Citizen

What We're Looking For:

  • Multi-tasking and people skills are essential      
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to communicate effectively in English
  • Able to think clearly and act effectively in stressful situations
  • Able to quickly make sound and logical decisions
  • Available to work any shift (days/nights, holidays)


Public Safety Officer Job Description