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Cameron County Los Fresnos, TX

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Job Description


Salary: 115 - $ 35,827.00 minimum salary

Purpose of Classification

Performs law enforcement work in support of assigned constable function. Duties include protecting life and property, preparing and maintaining court records, serving court records and enforcing rules. Positions in this class perform routine law enforcement and identify needed corrective actions to resolve discrepancies; answer questions; and maintain documents and records.

Essential Functions

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Protects and serves the citizens in the community and protects property; patrols county and maintains order; enforces State, County and Federal Law; safe guard lives and property.

Writes up search warrants for residences, businesses, etc.; serves court documents; enforces criminal and traffic laws in applicable situations; serves Civil Process Subpoenas; responds to calls for service.

Responds as back-up units for Deputy's close to my location; protects crime scenes; assists with welfare checks; escorts funeral processions.

Confirms warrants for agencies from different states; checks with district attorney's office for extradition; makes arrangements to pick up inmates from instate county jails on county warrants.

Arrests defendants that are brought in by bondsman and attorneys wanted by Cameron county or any other state or county; transports inmates to court and/or jails.

Assists with pat downs of all incoming and outgoing suspects; enters data into computer system to produce accurate reports for submission.

Enforces rules and regulations and assists with problems deputies may encounter including physical intervention and emergency assistance; resolves problems that may arise in a proactive and professional manner.

Provides assistance and information to employees, managers, vendors, citizens, local businesses, and/or and other interested parties regarding constable functions; serves as liaison between supervisors, vendors, and other departments in regards to the department. Explains policies and procedures.

Additional Functions

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED; supplemented by one (1) year of experience performing as a Peace Officer, law enforcement and/or safety support work in the field of public relations; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) certification is required.

ADA Compliance

Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert medium physical effort in medium work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of heavy weight (50 - 100 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motion at a keyboard or work station.

A physical agility test will be required.

Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors: Essential functions are regularly performed with exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

This position is subject to a one (1) year probationary period prior to Civil Service eligibility; Must submit to Civil Service Law Enforcement Exam.


Cameron County Offers Excellent Fringe Benefits, Including: Health and Life Insurance Protection, Sick and Annual Leave, Retirement System, and Paid Holidays. Cameron County has a mandatory direct deposit payroll program.


Cameron County


Los Fresnos, TX
78566 USA



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