SALARY AND BENEFITS PACKAGE
Certificate Pay (not cumulative)
All sworn personnel, except Chief and Deputy Chief eligible:
Intermediate Peace Officer Certification
Advanced Peace Officer Certification
|Master Peace Officer Certification||
All Communications Operators:
Intermediate Telecommunicator Certificate
Advanced Telecommunicator Certificate
Master Telecommunicator Certificate
All Animal Control Officers:
Advanced Animal Control Officer Certification
Administrator Animal Control Officer Certification
Special Certificate Pay
Field Training Officer
Communications Training Operator
Crisis Negotiations Team
Emergency Management Professional Development Certification
|Employees can receive up to, but not more than $325 per month in certificate pay. Academic pay is in addition to the maximum certificate pay.|
|Academic Pay (not cumulative)|
|Post Graduate Degree||$200/month|
All full-time City employees are provided the opportunity for financial reimbursement (50% of the cost of tuition, lab fees, books, and other mandatory fees, max. reimbursement $3,000/year) in the pursuit of higher education and career development, in degree related programs only, from an accredited college or university.
|Year 0-5||15 days|
|Year 6||16 days|
|Year 7||17 days|
|Year 8||18 days|
|Year 9||19 days|
|Year 10||20 days|
Retirement with Texas Municipal Retirement System-7% employee contribution-14% employer contribution (2 to 1). Twenty (20) year Retirement.
Employees who are military reservists receive time off for drill weekends and two weeks annual training per year. Employees may be required to use vacation or comp time
Paid holidays a year-14 (one is a floating holiday).
Longevity pay yearly at $5.00 per month of service after first year of full-time service.
Personal Time 3 days (24 hours).
Overtime or Comp Time
Shift Differential Pay
Call Out-Minimum 2 hours Overtime
Sick leave per year-12 days
Military-Buyback time credit for retirement.
Deferred Compensation Plan
Cafeteria Plan Insurance
Employee 90% paid by City
Family 70 % paid by City
Long Term Disability Insurance
Tuition Reimbursement Program
The Department provides the following equipment:
1. OC Spray and holder
2. Flashlights, chargers, traffic cones and belt holders
3. Asp Baton and holder
4. Radio, mic, charger and holder
5. Duty/Practice ammunition
6. Body Camera
7. Traffic vests, raincoats and caps
8. Badges, hat badges and name tags
9. Outer Carrier
10. Body Armor
11. Tie and tie pin
12. Uniforms and specialty uniforms
13. Business Cards
Officer’s Responsibility (own expense) Equipment List:
3. Handcuff Key
4. Duty Weapon
5. Duty Belt
6. Handcuff Pouch
7. Duty Belt Keepers
8. Weapon Holster
9. Weapon Magazine Pouch
Communications Operator positions are full-time and include the same benefits package as police officers. It does require shift work. See the pay schedule for compensation amounts.
Public Service Officer positions are part-time (32-hours per week) and receive health, dental and retirement benefits. It does require shift work. See the pay schedule for compensation amounts.
Animal Control Officer positions are full-time and receive the same benefits package as police officers. It does require a flexible schedule and includes on-call hours. See the pay schedule for compensation amounts.
Volunteer opportunities are available (non-paid, no benefits or compensation packages offered)
College Internships are non-paid and have no benefits packages.
Chaplain Corps positions are considered volunteer and have no salary or benefits.
Working in a well respected and honored profession
Being a member of a team who is in partnership with the community
Fulfilling a dream
Giving back to your city and country
Being a Servant to the citizens
Being in a position to do something positive to help society