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Patrol Supervisor
    The City of Garden Ridge is accepting applications for the position of Patrol Supervisor within the Garden Ridge Police Department. The Patrol Supervisor answers straight to the Patrol Lieutenant and is responsible for the day to day operation of 2 patrol shifts. Garden Ridge is a small community that has a very close relationship with the police department. The police department sponsors many programs that foster a close knit working relationship with the residents as well. The department is looking for someone with patrol supervisor experience that can also be a liaison between the department and the community we serve.
The prospective supervisor should possess the following skills in addition to those of a Texas Peace Officer:
• A positive mind set geared toward Community Policing
• Effective communication skills
• Very literate with computers and laptops to include office products and RMS systems (Tyler Encode preferred)
• Knowledge of digital video camera systems for patrol cars
• Good knowledge of the Penal Code, Transportation Code and CCP
• Leadership skills to include motivating and mentoring subordinates
• Excellent problem solving skills that include non-conventional solutions
These traits are in addition to the standard requirements set for every applicant as attached in the description page of this notice.