Employee Benefits (Full-Time)
- Texas Municipal Retirement System 7% 2 to 1 match
- Group medical, dental and life insurance with employee premiums paid
- Supplemental major medical benefits available through AFLAC
- 10 paid holidays
- 2 weeks vacation after the first year
- 12 days of sick leave
If a conditional offer of employment is received, employment is contingent upon receiving acceptable results from the required pre-employment physical exam, drug/alcohol test and background investigation.
How to Apply
An Application for Employment must be completed. Applications may be completed online at www.cityofjoshuatx.us, picked up in person 7:30 am – 5:30 pm Monday – Thursday and Friday 8:00am-12:00 pm (excluding holidays) at the City of Joshua Municipal Building, 101 South Main ST, Joshua, TX 76058.
Joshua police officers enforce state and municipal laws in a city with a growing population of approximately 7,000 on the southern side of Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. Officers assist victims of crime, respond to disturbances, investigate offenses, enforce traffic laws, investigate crashes, and partner with the community to enhance the quality of life for residents and visitors.
$40,629 – Non-Certified – Requires 12 hours credit in core subjects from an accredited college or university or Honorable discharge from the US military after 24 months of active duty.
$42,962 – Certified Texas Peace Officer
$44,714 – 3+ years recognized experience with a similar sized or larger agency
21 years of age or older.
High School Diploma or GED.
Applicants are subject to comprehensive background investigation including a polygraph exam medical exam and psychological exam.
Must satisfactorily complete an written test, physical ability test, and a comprehensive background including polygraph.
Public Works Crew Member
Job description statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
To perform work necessary for the maintenance and repair of all city streets, parking lots, drainage facilities and right-of-ways.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
This position receives general supervision from the Public Works Supervisor. This position does not supervise any other positions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties include but are not limited to the following:
- Assists in maintenance and repair operations including, but not limited to, pot hole repair, utility cut repair, crack sealing, overlays, reconstruction, drainage facility cleaning, barricade construction, de-icing, street sweeping and vegetation control
- Operates equipment used in maintenance and repair of city streets and right-of-ways
- Makes oral reports regarding daily progress
- Maintains building and grounds housing the street department
- Performs minor welding activities when required
- Assists in other department activities when required
- Other duties as assigned
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
High School diploma or General Education Degree; some construction-related experience is preferred; knowledge of backhoe, crack sealer, dump truck, front-end loader, jackhammer and various hand tools.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Valid Class C Texas drivers’ license and the ability to meet all other requirements necessary to operate city vehicles and equipment. Must obtain a Class B CDL within one year employment.
Ability to communicate in the English language. Ability to carry items weighing up to 100 pounds and lift to a height of 3-5 feet. Ability to walk, stand and kneel for extended periods of time. Ability to perform heavy manual labor in conditions of extreme heat and cold, and in the presence of extreme noise, dust, filth and possible mechanical or chemical hazards. Ability to use hand and power tools. Ability to drive in a safe and responsible manner. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to develop and maintain a positive working relationship with fellow employees and the general public.
Under the general direction of a Police Lieutenant directly supervises and coordinates the daily operational activities of a patrol shift.
Instruct subordinate officers in methods and procedures. Provides direction and assumes command of major incidents.
The position is accountable for the effective operation and supervision of assigned staff.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
5 years experience as a police officer with department of comparable or larger size; or 3 years experience as a police supervisor with department of comparable or larger size.
Texas Peace Officer License from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:
Valid Class C Texas drivers’ license
TCOLE Peace Officer License
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:
Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field
TCOLE Master Peace Officer License
TCOLE Instructor License
Subject to background investigation including polygraph.