Police Officer

POSTING DATE: March 22, 2017

JOB TITLE: Police Officer

STARTING SALARY: $42,126/yr Police Officer

                     $44,231/yr 1Year Police Officer

                     $44,838/yr 2 Year Police Officer

                     $47,338/yr 5 YearPolice Officer

                      $49,747/y 7+ Year Police Officer

 

BRIEF DESCRIPTION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

THE STEPHENVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT is currently accepting applications for the position of LICENSED POLICE OFFICER or LATERAL POLICE OFFICER.

Police Officer Applicants must be 21 years or older and currently TCOLE certified, or certified prior to hire. Lateral Police Officer Applicants will be eligible to come in at the above listed scale. Completion of a City Application and testing is required for all applicants.

The Stephenville Police Department will accept applications from TCOLE Certified Police Officers with a current peace officer license who have at least five years law enforcement experience with an agency of 20 or more for a modified hiring process. Officers who meet this requirement, as well as the other requirements for a police officer position, will move to Phase 2 of the hiring process. These applicants will not be required to wait for the next testing day, and they will not be required to undergo the physical fitness or written test. Applicants that meet this criteria will be required to complete the City Application and Personal History Statement.

TESTING: Testing will be done by appointment.

Testing will include completion of a physical fitness test and a written test. Please dress appropriately for the physical fitness testing. A Study Guide is available for purchase but is not necessary or required to take the test. Applicants may purchase a Practice National Police Officer Selection Test (POST) and/or a POST Study Guide by following this link Study Guide.

 

PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT: All Applicants that successfully complete the testing process will be required to complete a Personal History Statement.

Position(s):Open

CONTACT: Applications will be accepted and are available at City Hall, 298 W. Washington, Stephenville, Texas 76401, or online at www.stephenvilletx.gov or www.stephenvillepolice.org. APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:00 P.M. WEDNESDAY April 26, 2017.


Print the Application Here

Application PDF

EEOC PDF


Important Information

Minimum Qualifications

Disqualifiers


Reserve/Regular Police Officer Applicant Process:

Phase 1:

  • Complete and return City application.
  • Complete written exam and complete physical agility test
  • Obstacle Course and Dummy Drag
  • Those with passing scores will be provided with Personal History form for Phase 2.

Phase 2:

  • Applicants submit completed Personal History packet and required documents including a hand written autobiography.
  • Applicants complete the M-Pulse Inventory.

Phase 3:

  • Applicants undergo a comprehensive background investigation.

Phase 4:

  • Oral interview with Administration Staff.

Phase 5:

  • Conditional Job Offer
  • Polygraph
  • Psychological evaluation
  • Medical Evaluation
  • Fingerprint Criminal History Check

Benefits*:

  • Salary: See Scale Above (Monthly Average)
  • 100% Employee Paid Medical/Hospitalization/Dental
  • Retirement(20 Years)
  • Vacation(2 weeks per year, 3 weeks after 10 years)
  • Sick Days(10 days)
  • Holidays(13 days per year)
  • Uniforms and leather gear and Firearm provided
  • Limited tuition reimbursement

*The above benefits are those currently offered by the City of Stephenville, and are subject to change. To see a more detailed explanation of benefits visit the City of Stephenville, Texas website.*


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