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Deputy City Marshal

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Job # 11577791
Date Posted: 11-07-2018
The City of Fort Worth is seeking candidates for our Deputy City Marshal position.  You will be responsible for ensuring the physical security of the City of Fort Worth’s Municipal Courts.  You will also be responsible for affecting arrests, transporting prisoners and enforcing traffic law in accordance with state law and department policies. 
Deputy City Marshal job duties include:
  • Transport prisoners to and from surrounding jurisdictions; ensures proper restraint of prisoners during transportation
  • Enforce various traffic, water or boating ordinances; issues citations as required.
  • Serve as court bailiff in assigned court and perform related duties; Ensures the safety and security of the courtroom and trial participants at all times
  • Detain and investigate persons suspected of violating certain court orders; obtains detailed information from suspect
  • Escort defendants, witnesses and the public to assigned areas during trials. Inspects packages entering courtroom for weapons or explosives and monitors persons entering court for possible possession of weapons
Minimum job requirements include:
  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • At least two years of experience in a law enforcement related field, or security of governmental buildings/structures, or active duty military police experience.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • Possession of a valid Texas Peace Officer’s license.
Work Conditions include:
Environmental Conditions:  Field environment, courtroom environment, travel from site to site; exposure to potentially hostile environments. 
Physical Conditions:  Essential and marginal functions require maintaining physical condition necessary to function as a peace officer and sitting, walking, and standing for prolonged periods of time; moderate or light lifting; operating motorized equipment and vehicles; the ability to discharge a firearm.  
Applicants for this position must pass a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) fingerprint-based background check and maintain CJIS eligibility.  Due to CJIS requirements related to system access, the following will result in being disqualified for this position:  Felony Convictions, Felony Deferred Adjudication, Class A Misdemeanor Conviction, Class B Misdemeanor Convictions in the last 10 years, Class A Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication, Class B Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication in the last 10 years, an Open Arrest for Any Criminal Offense (Felony or Misdemeanor), and ALL Family Violence Convictions regardless of class.

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