Police Officer
Company: METRO Transit Authority
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Security & Law Enforcement
Job Type: Full Time
Pay Amount: $43,000 / Year
Posted: 7/19/2018

Under the supervision of a METRO police shift sergeant, protects METRO employees, property, and customers from criminal offenses, apprehends persons committing offenses against METRO, deters transit-related crimes through increased visibility and mobility; enforces federal and state statutes, and county and municipal ordinances within the METRO service area.  Performs duties in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with all applicable rules and safety procedures.
Benefits of Working at Metro
– Retirement Plan and Savings Plan
– Competitive Pay
– Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
– Life Insurance
– Education Assistance (Non-Union)
– Paid Vacation, Sick Days and Holidays
– Employee Assistance Program
– Wellness Program
– Advancement Opportunities
– Free Transportation for Employees and Spouses
– Bilingual Incentive Pay for Bus Operators 
METRO is an Equal Opportunity Employer


High school diploma or GED with 12 semester hours from a TCLEOSE-approved accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 2.0; OR a minimum of two years of active military service with a DD-214 Honorable Discharge.
Must meet the training standards successfully in the first year of hire.  Minimum age of 21
Possess valid TCLEOSE License and valid Texas Driver's License. Meet all criteria set forth in TCLEOSE rule 217.1, and Texas Occupational Code Section 1701.255. Be able to maintain and/or obtain additional certifications or licenses as required.  

A Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check is required prior to the placement of any individual in a position that requires the operation of a METRO revenue or non-revenue vehicle on behalf of METRO.


The Disqualifying Criteria is as follows:
- Invalid, suspended, or revoked driver's license
- Conviction of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) within the preceding three (3) years
- 2 or more DUI or DWI convictions with no time limit.
- Any accumulation of suspensions of over 1 year in length within the last 3 years

Kashmere Bus Operating Facility
5700 Eastex Freeway
Houston , TX 77026
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