Red Oak Police Department
Prospective Sergeant Candidates Posting
December 16, 2019
This is a notice for the position of Patrol Sergeant within the Red Oak Police Department. Having received a limited pool of candidates I am reposting with an adjustment to the requirements.
This examination will establish a list for promotional consideration. This list will remain valid for one year from the date of the examination results.
The following is a list of requirements for eligibility to participate in an examination for the patrol sergeant position. The internal and external Sergeant candidates must meet the following criteria:
Currently or has held the position of Officer in Charge/ FTO (field training officer) and possess a TCOLE instructor certification or has the ability to obtain an instructor certification within one calendar year of appointment. Must have held the positions for a minimum of eighteen months within the Red Oak Police Department or,
Any applicant with at least two years of experience in Texas law enforcement and has held rank or served in the capacity of OIC/FTO for at least eighteen months with another Texas Police Department and holds a FTO qualification. Must possess an instructor certification or ability to obtain an instructor certification within one calendar year.
Have an overall successful annual performance review.
At the time of submission or during the testing process, a candidate may not be under any department, city sanctioned disciplinary action, or performance improvement plans.
At the time of submission or during the testing process, a candidate may not be under any department internal or administrative investigation.
Internal candidates that are interested Sergeant candidates must submit a letter of interest to the Office of the Chief of Police via his executive assistant, no later than 5:00 PM, December 30, 2019, with a recommendation letter from your current supervisor.
External candidates that are interested in the Sergeant position must submit the following to the Office of the Chief of Police, no later than 5:00 PM, December 30, 2019:
City of Red Oak employment application (Submitted electronically through Human Resources)
A recommendation letter from your current supervisor; and (Submitted electronically with electronic application)
A cover letter of interest submitted. (Submitted electronically with electronic application)
When the letters of interest are evaluated and the number of eligible applicant assessed; then the testing and study materials will be issued to all qualifying candidates at the same time. The aforementioned documents shall be submitted electronically as specified in the attached notice of employment opportunity.
Chief of Police