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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.



Patrol Officer
SALARY: $21.32/hr (approx.)

OVERTIME: 1 ½ time hourly rate
VACATION: 10 days per year
SICK LEAVE: 10 days per year
HOLIDAY PAY: 8 hours extra pay for each City Holiday; 1 Floating Holiday per year
RETIREMENT: Texas Municipal Retirement System (City Contribution: 2 to 1) 20 Year
CERTIFICATIONS: $25 / month - Intermediate
$50/ month - Advanced
$100 / month - Master
LONGEVITY: $10/ month - For each full year of service
UNIFORMS: Furnished by Garden Ridge Police Department
WEAPON: Furnished by Garden Ridge Police Department
EQUIPMENT: Furnished by Garden Ridge Police Department
INSURANCE: Employee Dental and Medical Insurance paid by City
12 HOUR SHIFTS. Shifts rotate on 2 week cycle allowing 3 day weekend every other weekend. 



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Public Works Department

     The City of Garden Ridge Public Works Department has a seasonal/temporary landscaping position available. Position will last approximately 6/8 weeks. Applicants must be dependable and available for entire 6/8 week period. Job duties include, but are not limited to mowing, weeding and lawn maintenance. Pay is $10.00 an hour 20-35 hours/week. Applicant must be at least 17 years old and have a valid Texas driver’s license. Employment is dependent on successfully passing of a physical, drug test and background check. Benefits are not applicable.

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