Employment

JOB OPENINGS The City of Port Isabel is currently accepting applications for the following positions:
The City of Port Isabel is currently accepting applications for POLICE OFFICERS Must be TCLEOSE Certified SALA:RStarting salary $32,240.00 Police Officers Duties include regular patrol duties in the city of 5,000 residents. Shift work required.  The employee will be responsible for the enforcement of civil, criminal and traffic laws. Requirements: Must possess a High School diploma or GED, ability to relate will to the public, good written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to complete physical, psychological examinations.  Applicants must possess a valid Driver’s License. Must be TECLOSE licensed certified eligible to be commissioned pass security background investigations, agility testing and drug screening required. Application forms are available at: The City of Port Isabel – City Hall SUSIE ALCOCER, City Secretary 305 Maxan Street Port Isabel, Texas  78578 (956) 943-2682 The City of Port Isabel is an Equal Opportunity Employer Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED
The City of Port Isabel is currently accepting applications for COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER (DISPATCHER) SALARY- Non-Certified Communication Officer $17,392.20 Certified Communications Officer $21,590.40 JOB SUMMARY Under general supervision, performs general communication duties, dispatches patrol officers, keeps appropriate logs, operates the TLETS computer, answers telephones, operates E911 System, deals with walk-in customers and keeps supervisors appraised of shift situations. Operates in accordance with departmental rules and regulations. He or she will normally work in the communication center and office indoors. Supervisors, occasionally requiring movement outdoors and operation of department owned vehicles, may assign other duties. He or she will be responsible for communications during the assigned shift, bringing problems or violations of communication procedures or F.C.C. regulations, to the attention of the supervisor. He or she must be able to act without direct supervision and to exercise independent discretion in meeting emergencies. He or she may be assigned to work special assignments that may call upon specialized work abilities and knowledge usually obtained as a result of experience as a communication specialist. Assignments, along with general and special instructions are received from superior officers, who review methods, abilities and results utilizing reports, personal inspections and discussions; performs related work as assigned. REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or GED, Practical knowledge of approved principals, practices and procedures of city police communication work; knowledge of Federal, State and locals laws and ordinances; knowledge of the geographical boundaries of the City and surrounding areas. Must be capable of typing 30-40 words per minute. Courtesy, tact and diplomacy are necessary for good public relations. No previous actual experience is required as long as the Field Training Program for communicators or the Port Isabel Police Department has been successfully completed. Must attend an approved communication course. __________________________________________________________________________   HOW TO APPLY Application forms are available at or resume may be submitted to: City of Port Isabel Susie Alcocer, City Secretary 305 E. Maxan St. Port Isabel, Texas 78578 (956) 943-2682 The City of Port Isabel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment Application - (.pdf). For more information contact the Port Isabel City Hall at 956/943-2682 or email the City Secretary at acs@copitx.com. Print application: http://portisabel-texas.com/cityhall/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/application-for-employment1.pdf