City Marshal Job – Irving Municipal Courts

  • Age: N/A
  • Education:  Equivalent to completion of Grade 12 plus related college education or advanced law enforcement training.
  • Experience:  One (1) year minimum of recent experience as a marshal, warrant officer or patroller with a municipal court or a police department, or equivalent experience with a sheriff’s or constable’s office.

Active, TCOLE basic peace officer license.

Must have TCOLE certification as a Court Security Officer or obtain it within one year of hiring.

Certification for firearms, pepper spray, ASP baton.

NIMS/FEMA training for first responders/peace officers.

LETTS certification.

Valid Texas driver’s license.

Computer use: computer hardware and software applications.

English language: The structure and content of the English language, including word meanings and grammar.

 First aid: principles, processes and techniques for diagnosis and assistance.

 Government policy: policies, operations and processes at the local, state and federal levels.

3  Law and government: laws, legal codes, legal procedures, precedents, government regulations and democratic political process.

 Legal research: resources and techniques, including online databases.

 Municipal Court: Principles and processes involved in the administration and operation of a municipal court.

 Police Records Information Resources: various repositories of information used in police records and related legal documents.

 General law enforcement knowledge: laws and guidelines relating to public safety and the use of force, including Texas criminal codes, state traffic rules, codes of criminal procedure, TCOLE and TLETS regulations. SKILLS AND SKILLS IN  Solving complex problems: identifying problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

 Goal-Oriented Crisis Communication: Effectively structure questions, answers, and listening interactions with customers to determine their needs in emergency situations.

 Mechanical/Technical: Safely operate various equipment, including computers, weapons, radios, and monitoring and surveillance equipment.

 Negotiation: Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.  Public Speaking: Communicating effectively orally with an audience and giving direction in a wide range of circumstances.

 Social Perception: Recognize and understand the reactions of others.  Comprehension of Instruction and Instruction: Interpret a variety of instructions provided in written, spoken, diagram, or schedule form.  Written expression: Communicate information and ideas in writing so that others understand, according to the needs of the audience. This includes routine reports and correspondence.

 Problem analysis: identifying and defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts and drawing valid conclusions.  Comprehension under stress: Listening to and understanding information and ideas presented by spoken words and phrases, often in stressful situations.

 Maintain current knowledge: read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations.

 Calm under duress: Remaining calm and making sound decisions under stressful or sensitive circumstances.

 Sensitivity to the problem: telling when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.

 Oral expression under duress: Communicating information and ideas by speaking so that others understand, often in stressful situations.

 Judgment and Decision Making: Evaluate the relative costs/benefits of a potential action.

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