City of Garland, TX

Deputy Marshal (Part-time)

Location US-TX-Garland
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/7/2021 11:09 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings Remaining
City Attorney
Job Family
Crime Prevention and Investigation
Target Hiring Range
Depending on Qualifications
Regular Part-Time

Position Summary


Responsible for providing security for the Municipal Court Building and other City Buildings, providing bailiff duties in the Courtroom, and serving warrants and process of the Municipal Court.


Essential Job Functions

  1. Provide bailiff services at Courthouse.
  2. Transfer prisoners.
  3. Provide building security at various City Buildings.
  4. Process time serve letters issued by the Court.
  5. Enforce parking ordinances of the City.
  6. Prepare reports to track arrest of offenders for violations of law at Municipal Court and other City Buildings.
  7. Monitor and maintain Building security systems at Court, GP&L Building and City Hall.
  8. Assist City employees in safeguarding cash transactions.
  9. Communicate with citizens and lawyers interacting with the Court, GP&L and City Hall.
  10. Perform administrative functions under the direction of the City Marshal to ensure compliance with TCOLE Rules and state law.

Minimum Education & Work Experience

High School Diploma or GED
Advanced Peace Officer Certificate
20 years law enforcement experience
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

Education/ Experience:    

  • Some college course work
  • 20+ years law enforcement experience


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the Texas Penal Code, Texas Code of Criminal Procedure and Code of Ordinances of the City of Garland
  • Knowledge of the use of defensive weapons including firearms, police baton, OC spray and handcuffs
  • Ability to communicate effectively with public and City staff
  • Ability to develop and review reports for accuracy
  • Ability to follow orders in a chain of command
  • Ability to present a professional appearance and demeanor

Licenses & Certifications

 TCOLE Peace Officer License
 Valid Class C Texas driver's license

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

The incumbent works as a law enforcement officer, must be able to safely use a firearm and other defensive weapons, and may be called upon to take enforcement action including arrest and detention of dangerous and uncooperative persons.


Models Organizational Values
Customer Service
Interpersonal Skills
Problem Solving
Adaptability/ Flexibility
Technical Skills
Work Environment Safety
Managing Conflict
Negotiation Skills


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