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POLICE OFFICER The City of Robinson is accepting applications for Police Officer. Minimum Qualifications: At least 21 years of age, High School Diploma or GED with valid TX DL and acceptable driving record, valid TCLEOSE peace officer license. Starting salary $35,200.00. Paid employee health and dental benefits, longevity pay, long-term care benefits, and much more. Must pass written exam, drug/alcohol screen, psychological and physical testing. Position open until filled. Apply at Robinson City Hall, 111 W. Lyndale, Robinson, TX 76706 or online at www.robinsontexas.org.  (254) 662-1415 EOEThe City of Robinson Police Department is accepting applications for Police Officer. Robinson, population 10,895, is located south of Waco and has experienced a 34% increase in population since 2000. Robinson is the fastest growing community in McLennan County. The City of Robinson operates under a Home Rule Charter as a Council-Manager form of government.

The Robinson Police Department offers great training opportunities and has a talented workforce. The department is currently developing superior, professional training for officers wishing to advance their career within the agency. Police officers are provided duty weapons, all equipment, leather gear, body armor, and uniforms. Each officer is assigned a personal patrol vehicle that may be taken home if the officer lives within five (5) miles of the city.


POLICE OFFICER APPLICANT SELECTION PROCESS

The Robinson Police Department is a progressive, forward moving agency, always in search of career minded, qualified people to join our staff. The selection process for police officers is vital to the operational effectiveness of any law enforcement agency, as a department can only be as good as its people.

As you move into the selection process, you would do well to treat each step as a "test". The application is not unlike much of police work, in that it requires a great deal of written instruction and communication. The work you do to retrieve the requested information is not unlike some investigative tasks performed by officers. We request that you are completely honest when you fill out the application and when you provide any other information, so that our assessment of your qualifications may be equally as honest.

THE SELECTION PROCESS

The selection process is quite lengthy and cannot be accomplished in a short time. The process includes several steps, including:

  • Initial Application

  • Written Entrance Examination

  • Physical Agility Test

  • Comprehensive Personal Background Investigation

  • Oral Interview Board

  • Psychological Background

  • Medical Examination

  • Pre-employment Drug Screen

Applicants should note that the information they provide to areas of concern such as employment history, driving record, criminal history, use of alcohol and/or illegal use of controlled substances or drugs, may not automatically be disqualifying. However, any false information, misstatement, or omission of material fact in reference to these concerns will subject the applicant to disqualification or dismissal.

The stages in the selection process are evaluated in different manners. Various stages of the selection process require a specific passing score, or they may be scored pass/fail only, while other steps do not receive any scoring.