Police Officer

POSTING DATE: October 01, 2014

JOB TITLE: Police Officer/Police Cadet

STARTING SALARY: $39,211/yr Police Officer

STARTING SALARY: $35,683/yr Police Cadet


THE STEPHENVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT is currently accepting applications for the position of POLICE OFFICER or POLICE CADET . Police Officer applicants must be 21 years or older and currently TCOLE certified, or certified prior to hire. A high school diploma or GED is required. Police Cadet applicants must be 21 years or older and have a high school diploma or GED to apply. Completion of an application and testing is required for all applicants.

TESTING: Testing is scheduled for Saturday, November 08, 2014 at 8:00am at 1000 Airport Road, Stephenville, TX 76401. Testing will include completion of a physical fitness test and a written test. Please dress appropriately for the physical fitness testing.


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 October 29, 2014

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


  • Salary: $39,211 Officer 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(11 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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