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Job #1302011

District Police, Patrol Officer

Job #1302011
This position is past the Close Date, no more applications will be accepted.

Position Information

Location Service Center
Hours Sunday - Monday, Shifts vary
Salary $3,250/Monthly for two years or less experience
$3,416/Monthly for more than two years experience
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Criminal Background Check Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.

Unless, otherwise provided by law, a criminal record does not automatically disqualify an applicant or employee, nor does it automatically deny a person's access to any of the College's online systems. Determinations of suitability will be made consistent with College policy, practices and all applicable laws and regulations.

Job Purpose

To provide safety and security to the students, faculty, staff, visitors, and property at College campuses.

Reports To

District Police, Sergeant

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Performs all duties of a licensed police officer within the context of a College environment. Coordinates and assists other officers.
  2. Writes and files daily logs, incident reports, issues parking permits, and citations.
  3. Provides faculty and staff, students and visitors, with information and directions.
  4. Opens and secures buildings and classrooms. Maintains departmental equipment and monitors College equipment inventory in routine patrols.
  5. Testifies on behalf of the College in all court proceedings as required.
  6. May be required to act as a lead police officer in orienting, training or assisting other officers.
  7. Informs and works collaboratively with Campus Managers on all issues and operations related to campus safety and security, and to address identified campus needs and concerns.


Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.


  • Texas Penal Code, Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, Texas Family Code, Texas Education Code, Texas Motor Vehicle Code, and Texas and National Criminal Information Centers (TCIC/NCIC) requirements.
  • Current principles and practices related to safety and security.
  • Investigative and interrogative procedures, techniques and protocols for observation and memorization of critical details.
  • Hazardous chemicals and materials, first aid, and CPR.


Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.


  • Maintaining an established work schedule.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials.
  • Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills including tact and diplomacy.
  • Effectively using organizational and planning skills.
  • Care, maintenance, and safe operation of firearms and impact weapons.
  • Interacting with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Reviewing and preparing narrative and statistical reports and records.
  • Interpreting and applying rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Communicating with violators and mediating difficult situations.
  • Operating motor vehicles during emergency, high-risk situations.
  • Following and effectively communicating verbal and written instructions.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships

Computer Skills


  • Demonstrated proficiency using standard office software applications.

Physical Requirements

  • May be exposed to hazardous chemicals, drugs, and infectious and communicable diseases.
  • Occasional lifting of objects up to 80 pounds.
  • Required to physically restrain persons.
  • Subject to extended periods of intense concentration in review of crime scenes, investigations, and preparing law enforcement reports.
  • Subject to physical harm such as weapons and physical attacks.
  • Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, and running.
  • Work is performed primarily in an external environment with exposure to inclement weather and varying temperatures.

Work Experience


  • Zero to six months related work experience.




  • High school diploma or equivalent; and successful completion of an Accredited Law Enforcement Agency Program.


  • Thirty (30) college credit hours.



  • Texas Peace Officer License, and Valid Texas Drivers License.
  • Must meet all Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education requirements for employment as a police officer.



  • Ability to successfully complete criminal background check, drug screen, and psychological and physical examinations prior to employment. Past supervisors may be interviewed for a reference.
  • District Police Officers must be able to work at or on any District property and must be able to work any of three shifts covering twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.


  • Knowledge of College's and College Police Department policies, procedures, and standard operating practices.


  • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

ACC Benefits Overview
Full-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.

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