Deputy Constable
Travis County - Austin, TX

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Delivers and executes civil process documents, maintains records and files of executions received. Seizes property under court orders and holds auction on levied property. Enforces local, state, and federal laws as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Responds to inquiries and serves as liaison to other agencies and the public. Works and coordinates with other officers on the service and execution of civil process documents and arrest warrants. Contacts and coordinates with attorneys, plaintiffs, applicants and victims on the service of civil process documents. Serves arrest warrants and transports prisoners to jail.

Minimum Requirements:
By state statute, requires a High School diploma or equivalency certificate with no felony convictions. Must be at least 21 years of age or at least 18 years of age with 60 or more hours of accredited college credits or 2 years of military service with an honorable discharge. Requires basic certification as a law enforcement officer by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.

Licenses, Registrations, Certifications, or Special Requirements:

TCLEOSE Certification Required

Preferred:
Bilingual in English/Spanish

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
  • Criminal Justice System
  • Law enforcement process and arrest practices.
Skill in:
  • Communicates effectively.
  • Operates a gun.
Ability to:
  • Writing incident reports.
  • Conducting arrests.
  • Executes warrants.
Work Environment & Other Information:
Constant standing, handling, use of vision and depth perception. Frequent reaching, forceful gripping and use of fine dexterity. Occasional sitting, walking, climbing, kneeling/crouching, bending/squatting, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling and talking. Exposure to excessive heat and cold (outdoor conditions). Job may involve danger due to contact with criminal and suspects.

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.

Hours: Full-time position and works some nights and weekends.

Location: 1003 Guadalupe Street, Austin

Department: Constable, Precinct 5

Drug Test Required
Physical & Psychological Exam Required
Criminal, Credit, Driving, Education & Employment Background Check Required

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