City of Garland, TX

Deputy Marshal

Location US-TX-Garland
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/18/2021 12:59 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings Remaining
City Attorney
Job Family
Crime Prevention and Investigation
Target Hiring Range
Depending on Qualifications
Regular Full-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.



Target Hiring Range: Up to $30 per hour based on qualifications

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
 Texas Intermediate, Advanced, or Master Peace Officer certification
 7+ years law enforcement experience from an agency that employed at least 50 sworn officers

Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

Education/ Experience:    

  • Some college course work
  • 7+ years law enforcement supervision experience from an agency that employed at least 50 sworn officers


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 required
 Valid Class C Texas driver's license
 Texas Intermediate, Advanced, or Master Peace Officer certification required

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/Communication/Problem Solving
Dependability/Adaptability/ Flexibility
Productivity/Quality/Technical Skills/Work Environment Safety
Teamwork/Managing Conflict/Negotiation Skills


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