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Public Safety Training Specialist/Police Officer

Institution name: Angelina College

Title: Public Safety Training Specialist / Police Officer – Full-Time – Lufkin

Job location: TX

Job category: Officer positions

Posting date: 2022-11-02 00:00:00

End date: 2022-12-09 00:00:00

POSITION:                            Public Safety Training Specialist / Police Officer – Full-Time – Lufkin


EMPLOYMENT DATE:        Until Filled



  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Graduate of a Police Academy in the State of Texas.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ work experience in a Law Enforcement agency as a Peace Officer.
  • Texas Peace Officer License and be willing to obtain certification basic firefighter within two years of employment at the College’s expense.
  • Possess a valid TCOLE Instructor License.
  • Must possess or be willing to obtain a Fire Instructor I and II Certification.
  • Maintain a Law Enforcement Commission with the Angelina College Police Department.
  • Possess and maintain a valid Texas Driver’s License.
  • Be able to successfully pass an FBI background investigation.


·         Intermediate or Advanced Texas Peace Officer certification proficiency.

·         Ability to verbally interact effectively and respectfully, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and make sound decisions. 

 Special Demands:

  • Work is normally performed on a typical college campus or other learning environments.
  • Some physical effort is required with the employee occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 100 pounds.
  • Must be able to walk or stand for prolonged periods, and may be exposed to extreme temperatures during the summer as well as winter conditions. 
  • Possible exposure to physical risk. 
  • Carries and uses a firearm and defense weapons in accordance with policies, procedures, and laws, and must remain proficient in their use.
  • Occasional nights, weekends, or holidays required.

·         Some travel required.


·         Must possess the ability to interact with a diverse student population.

·         Must possess the ability to promote a positive work environment among colleagues.

·         Must possess excellent English oral and written communication skills. 

·         Must possess demonstrated ability to interact effectively and respectfully with students and other employees, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and make sound decisions. 

·         Ability to manage rapidly and adjust changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

It is the intent of the basic job requirements, duties, and responsibilities that these minimum requirements should therefore, be referred to as a guide for, rather than a limitation to the services required.


The position will report to the Training Lieutenants & Senior Director / Police Chief for job responsibilities and other College related activities as outlined in the Policies and Procedures Manual. Essential duties include but are not limited to the following:

·         Oversee daily activities of part-time instructors for the Fire Academy;

·         Ensure daily payroll time cards for Adjunct Instructors are completed in a timely fashion;

·         Schedule Adjunct Instructors;

·         Develop and maintain Curriculum standards in compliance with TCOLE requirements as well as compliance with TCFP;

·         Monitor, support, and evaluate Adjunct Instructors;

·         Evaluate new instructors within their first semester of employment and evaluate all instructors each year;

·         Ensure that all instructors complete the annual training required by the College;

·         Teach classes, as needed;

·         Periodically meet with area Law Enforcement and Fire Department Officials and maintain positive relationships;

·         Meet with prospective students and participate in recruitment activities;

·         Help maintain a user-friendly website and other social media platforms for the Police and Fire Academies;

·         Help to maintain Academy equipment inventories;

·         Serve on the Police Academy and Fire Academy Advisory Board as an ex-officio member;

·         Electronically report data of training, including all required supplemental documents, to TCOLE and TCLEEDS, and TCFP as required within the timeframe required by those organizations;

·         Maintain professional working relationships with peers;

·         Conduct Audits of police and fire academy records;

·         Participate in unit planning and continuous improvement processes;

·         Serve on campus committees;

·         Responsible for the protection and security of all College property;

·         Enforce regulations concerning parking, blocking, or impeding traffic flow;

·         Investigate criminal and non-criminal complaints and incidents against persons and property;

·         Process crime scenes;

·         Make needed contact with the defendant and complainants;

·         Subdue violent, dangerous, or disruptive persons and take appropriate action such as arresting, removing them from campus, or referring them for administrative action;

·         Testify and make case presentations in Grand Juries, courts, and other venues as necessary;

·         Write reports, parking citations, daily activity logs, and related legal and administrative reports, including Clery reporting data;

·         Assist in preparing annual reports required by TCOLE, annual campus safety report, and the annual report for the Clery Act;

·         Network with municipal, county, and other law enforcement agencies and prosecutor’s offices within the college service area;

·         Attend meetings and successfully complete training sessions to satisfy all police officer requirements;

·         Provide law enforcement duties and Security actions for special events;

·         Participate in appropriate professional development for campus police officers and firefighters;

·         Provide presence and maintain the peace at all campus events;

·         Assist residence life staff with problematic dorm activity and functions;

·         Develop ideas and recommend solutions related to campus safety and law enforcement or fire-related activities;

·         Periodically unlock building doors for individuals and provide access for event activity;

·         Report maintenance issues, security deficiencies, and hazardous conditions that appear across campus;

·         Complete daily, monthly, overtime, and special event logs and time and attendance record;

·         Adhere to College Policy and Procedure;

·         Adhere to the Police Department Policy and Procedure; and

·         Provide good customer service.


$47,580 per year, in addition to excellent employee benefits. Proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States must be verified for the successful candidate.


A letter of interest, completed application form, a cover letter and a resume are required for an applicant to be considered. Please visit the Angelina College portal at to apply. Screening of qualified applicants will begin and continue until the position is filled. This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for the position.

Angelina College is a great place to work and Lufkin is a great place to live! From the arts to the outdoors, Lufkin offers a wide variety of entertainment activities. We have many parks and our residents enjoy spending time walking and biking on the beautiful Azalea Trail. Golfers have a choice of four different courses. Lake Sam Rayburn provides opportunities for fishing and boating. Families often enjoy spending a day at Ellen Trout Zoo. For those who prefer shopping and dining, Lufkin has a wide variety of shops and restaurants offering everything from antiques to clothing and home-style cooking to fine dining. Our downtown area offers quaint boutiques and is the scene of many community events. Spending a day at a museum doesn’t require a long drive to the big city. Lufkin is home to the Museum of East Texas, the Texas Forestry Museum, and the Naranjo Natural History Museum. The arts come alive with organizations like Angelina Arts Alliance, which hosts the performing arts from around the world.

With all that it offers in recreation and entertainment, Lufkin really is a great place to live.

Angelina College is a comprehensive community college of 5,200 students located in Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas, and serving twelve counties of East Texas. Lufkin is a city of 38,000 people, situated about 120 miles northeast of Houston, 112 miles southwest of Shreveport, Louisiana, and 165 miles southeast of Dallas.

Angelina College reserves the right to extend search or not offer position advertised.


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