Patrol Sergeant

The City of Henderson is accepting applications for the position described below:

 

JOB TITLE:  Patrol Sergeant

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  Under the direction of the Patrol Lieutenant, assists in the implementation of a comprehensive program for crime prevention and law enforcement and to protect the city’s residents and property and enforce laws and ordinances by supervising the patrol officers assigned to their shift. Acts as relief supervisor in the absence of the shift lieutenant. 

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:  

In order to be eligible to take the Patrol Sergeant’s exam, officers must have held the position of patrol officer or above for the Henderson Police Department for at least two continuous years at the time of testing, with no disciplinary action above the level of verbal counseling on record within twelve months of the testing date unless a Performance Improvement Plan is completed successfully at which time it is the prerogative of the Chief of Police as to the applicant’s eligibility. Applicants from outside the department for Patrol Sergeant must have a minimum of five years total in law enforcement at a law enforcement agency comparable to the Henderson Police Department.  If due to previous experience an officer already employed at HPD meets the criteria for external applicant, they will be eligible to test for Sgt. as long as the experience was acquired at a comparable agency to HPD. 

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES OR LICENSE: TCOLE Peace Officer Certification.

SALARY: This position is in Pay Group 22, with a base salary of $48,787.97 per year plus benefits.

CLOSING DATE: This position will be open until filled. First Review of applications will be on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021.

Those interested in the position may apply by submitting a resume and cover letter to Chief Chad Taylor - Henderson Police Department, 800 Lake Forest parkway, Henderson, Texas 75652, or in email form to ctaylor@hendersontx.us.  

THE CITY OF HENDERSON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER