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Police Sergeant

Pasadena, Texas



San Jacinto College

4620 Fairmont Parkway

Pasadena, TX 77504

Phone: 281-998-6150



Salary: See Below


Application Deadline: 6/1/18




San Jacinto College




  • Provide leadership and direction for the work unit.

  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of police personnel assigned to their work unit.

  • Ensure adequate staffing for their assigned work unit to include scheduling days off, assigning overtime, approving time off and training requests, making adjustments for illnesses and injuries.

  • Coach and develop the personnel in their work unit to achieve their best performance.

  • Provide training opportunities for police personnel to enhance existing and develop new skills.

  • Take operational command during emergencies and critical incidents.

  • Instill a community policing philosophy within the work unit.

  • Conduct in-service training for the personnel in the work unit.

  • Maintain records to document the job performance of the personnel in the work unit.

  • Provide regular feedback to members of the work unit on their performance and guidance for improvement.

  • Make critical decisions through analysis of available information and emerging problems to achieve effective solutions.

  • Patrol San Jacinto College property to detect and deter criminal activity, identify unsafe conditions and provide a safe environment for members of the College community.

  • Provide first-aid to members of the College community and assist emergency medical and fire department personnel responding to college property.

  • Conduct criminal and administrative investigations, document investigative progress, coordinate investigations with other law enforcement agencies, submit completed investigations for prosecution and adjudication.

  • Enforce State traffic laws and San Jacinto College parking regulations.

  • Provides security for special events and dignitary protection for high profile visitors to the College.

  • Engage in a variety of crime prevention/reduction activities including security escorts, women's self-defense training, security assessments, personnel safety and property security education programs.

  • Coordinate and schedule training programs to be given at San Jacinto College and arrange for police personnel to attend training programs offered by other agencies and organizations.

  • Maintain training records for all police department personnel.

  • Acquire, inventory, store, maintain and issue police department equipment, vehicles, software, computers, uniforms and firearms.

  • Act as system administrator for various technical systems and applications in use by the police department such as records management, computer aided dispatch, video recording and monitoring, radios, radio and telephone logging.

  • Act as property and evidence custodian for the police department.

  • Conducts background investigations and assists with hiring processes for new personnel.




To be considered for this position,

candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Letter of Interest

  • San Jacinto College Application

  • Served as an active Field Training Officer at any Law Enforcement organization for at least one year prior to the date of the posting to fill a sergeant vacancy.

  • Received a rating of “Valuable” or higher on their most recent annual performance evaluation (if applicable).

  • Be an employee in good standing (no disciplinary notice, corrective action, or improvement plan) within the last 12 months prior to the date of the posting to fill a sergeant vacancy.

  • Meet one of the following experience and education requirements:

    • Three years of experience as a police officer and a high school diploma or equivalent, or;

    • Two years of experience as a police officer and a an Associate's Degree, or;

    • One year of experience as a police officer and a Bachelor's Degree.


While performing the duties of a police sergeant with San Jacinto College, the sergeant may be required to sit, stand, drive, walk, run, stoop, crouch, kneel, crawl, push, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, jump over, pull, carry, reach above head, lift, lower, grasp, hold, climb and balance. The sergeant shall remain awake, alert and visually observant at all times, and have full use of arms, hands, and legs.


A San Jacinto College police sergeant must be willing to work any shift or assignment including weekends, holidays, overtime, and special events. The nature of police work involves a high degree of risk and exposure to various hazards to include criminal offenses, emergency situations, traffic stops, severe weather conditions and a diversity of calls for service.



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Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year.


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Equal Opportunity Statement:


The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.











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