Red Oak Police Department

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 CITY OF RED OAK

POLICE DEPARTMENT

NOTICE OF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

          LATERAL ENTRY (TCOLE CERTIFIED) POLICE OFFICER  

Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted until the positions have been filled.  All City of Red Oak job openings are posted at http://www.redoaktx.org/908/Employment and applications can be submitted electronically through this employment portal. The City of Red Oak Public Library provides computer and internet access to applicants that are unable to apply electronically.  The City of Red Oak Municipal Center and Library is located at 200 Lakeview Parkway, Red Oak, TX, 75154.  Applicants that qualify for the lateral entry hiring process will be contacted by the Red Oak Police Department Administrative Lieutenant with further instructions.

Starting pay

Starting pay for a Lateral Entry Police Officer is dependent upon experience as depicted in the scale below with a maximum starting pay of $56,243 DOQ.  Lateral Entry applicants may also be eligible for a signing bonus as well.  

 

Lateral Entry

Lateral Applicants that are TCOLE certified and have previous experience may qualify for the lateral entry program.  These applicants starting salary will be determined by the applicants previous certified full time law enforcement experience up to a maximum starting salary of Step 4 on the Red Oak Police Department pay scale.  These applicants shall not have a break in service from a comparable sized city/agency or larger and shall have two or more consecutive full time years of experience at said agency.  Qualifying applicants can refer to the below chart:

  Completed years in service without a break   Moves to Step
  2 Years   Step 1
  3-4 Years   Step 2
  5-6 Years   Step 3
  7+Years   Step 4

 

 Lateral Entry Signing Bonus   

Lateral applicants that qualify for the lateral entry program can receive a signing bonus.  Applicants that are hired at steps 1 or 2 of the Red Oak Police Department pay scale are eligible to receive a $2500 signing bonus upon successful completion of the FTO program.  Applicants that are hired at steps 3 or 4 of the Red Oak Police Department pay scale are eligible to receive a $4000 signing bonus upon successful completion of the FTO program.   

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2019 RED OAK POLICE DEPARTMENT STEP PLAN

RANK

STEP 1

STEP 2

STEP 3

STEP 4

STEP 5

STEP 6

RECRUIT

$45,000-Yearly

Recruit pay until the recruit graduates from the regional police academy and passes the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Examination.

 

STEP 1

STEP 2

STEP 3

STEP 4

STEP 5

STEP 6

OFFICER

$50,000-Yearly

$52,000-Yearly

$54,080-Yearly

$56,243-Yearly

$58,493-Yearly

$60,833-Yearly

 

STEP 1

STEP 2

STEP 3

STEP 4

 

 

SERGEANT

$67,000-Yearly

$69,680-Yearly

$72,467-Yearly

$75,366-Yearly

 

 

 

STEP 1

STEP 2

STEP 3

STEP 4

 

 

LIEUTENANT

$81,685-Yearly

$84,953-Yearly

$88,351-Yearly

$91,885-Yearly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 







 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Starting pay

ting pay for a Police Officer is $50,000.00 annually upon completion of the Police Academy unless the applicant qualifies for lateral entry police officer position which could raise the starting pay up to $56,243 DOQ.