Chief Deputy Constable Pct.5
Travis County - Austin, TX

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Serves as the chief administrative and operational executive for all divisions of the department. Develops and implements departmental policies and programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Supervises and evaluates the work of all supervisors and administrative staff. Recruits, interviews and makes recommendations on personnel actions for deputy constables and other staff. · Formulates, interprets, implements and monitors departmental rules, regulations, policies and procedures. · Supervises the development and implementation of annual operating plans and budgets; prepares and submits annual departmental budget for all divisions. · Recommends appropriate action on public complaints, employee grievances and internal investigations. · Manages the personnel, equipment and facilities of the office. · Acts as the spokesperson for the department; makes presentations before the Commissioners Court. · Develops and instructs curriculum for the Travis County Constables, Texas Justice Court Training Center and CAPCO Regional Training Academy. · Serves as Acting Constable in the absence of the Constable.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements:
Education and Experience:
Two (2) years college course work in criminal justice AND four (4) years experience in law enforcement including at least one (1) year's supervisory experience. May be required to complete a minimum of 40 hours of classroom training every two (2) years. Licenses, Registrations, Certifications, or Special Requirements:
Must possess intermediate certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education as a licensed peace officer. (TCLEOSE) Possession of a valid Texas Driver’s License.

Civil process experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES : Knowledge of : · Criminal and civil laws. · Departmental law enforcement procedures. · Laws governing the custody of persons. · Bookkeeping, accounting practices and fiscal management. Skill in : · Familiarity with city/county roads and maps. · Clean driving record. · Use of firearms. · Use of Computers. Ability to : · Handle stressful situations. · Deal with irrational persons. · Communicate effectively. · Train, supervise, and motivate employees.

Work Environment & Other Information:
This job description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities and overtime eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.

Constant standing, handling, use of vision, depth perception. Frequent reaching, forceful gripping, use of fine dexterity. Occasional sitting, walking, climbing, kneeling/crouching, bending/squatting, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, talking. Exposure to excessive heat and cold (outdoor conditions); job may involve danger due to contact with criminals and suspects.

Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday
Works some nights and weekends

Location: 1003 Guadalupe Street, Austin

Department: Constable Pct. 5

Physical & Psychological Exam Required
Criminal, Education & Employment Background Check Required

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