$17.62-$25.02 Hourly / $3,054.13-$4,336.80 Monthly / $36,649.60-$52,041.60 Yearly
Investigates complaints concerning Elderly Affairs offenses within the assigned district; acts on referrals from officers, government agencies, and the community to refer elderly citizens to the appropriate social service agency for assistance; schedules and publicly announces programs in relation to Elderly Affairs and documents the programs presented, to include the location and number of persons contacted.
Assists in organizing crime prevention groups in residential and business areas targeted for certain geographical locations within the district and maintains liaison with these and other interested community groups; acts as liaison between community organizations and division personnel; assists in the formation of new community groups once the group has met established requirements.
Becomes acquainted with the citizens residing and working in neighborhoods throughout the district in an effort to gain awareness of their crime and public safety concerns; forwards information gathered from citizens on crime and crime trends for action.
Plans and develops programs to educate citizens in the district on how to prevent crime and how to prevent them from becoming the victim of a crime; conducts crime prevention presentations within communities in the assigned district; informs citizens on how to report crime and other activities, behaviors and information that the police should be made aware of.
Plans and develops strategies to encourage citizens to secure and identify their personal property in order to reduce the likelihood of theft or increase the likelihood of recovery in the event of theft.
Maintains statistical information with regard to presentations, contacts with citizens, elderly affairs investigations, meetings attended, and any other information deemed appropriate by the supervisor; prepares and submits monthly crime prevention activity report; prepares and submits quarterly Community Assessment report which describes current community concerns, potential problems involving law enforcement activities within the community , recommended solutions to concerns and problems, and action(s) taken.
Makes referrals to Code Enforcement and other entities when necessary.
Participates in meetings to obtain updates on citywide events, new programs, neighborhood watch information, etc.
Performs related work as required.
Working knowledge of: the departments, functions, and services available within TPD and the city to provide accurate and timely information and referrals to citizens.
Ability to: learn and interpret pertinent laws, statutes, ordinances, and standard operating procedures necessary to perform the job; establish and maintain effective relations with the public, community organizations, and co-workers; speak and communicate effectively; prepare accurate, complete, and grammatically correct reports; understand and follow oral and written instructions; render appropriate decisions regarding the necessary course of action in cases; learn and satisfactorily perform various administrative, information, and, investigative tasks; operate office equipment; operate a city vehicle, when necessary.