Police Officer

POSTING DATE: September 14, 2015

JOB TITLE: Police Officer or Police Cadet

STARTING SALARY: $41,700/yr Police Officer

                     $43,784/yr 1Year Police Officer

                     $44,385/yr 2 Year Police Officer

                     $46,860/yr 5 YearPolice Officer

                      $49,245/y 7+ Year Police Officer

STARTING SALARY: $39,211/yr Police Cadet


THE STEPHENVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT is currently accepting applications for the position of LICENSED POLICE OFFICER, LATERAL 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. Lateral Police Officer applicants will be eligible to come in at the above listed scale. 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, October 24, 2015 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.

PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT: Applicants will be emailed a Personal History Statement that must be ready to be turned in on October 24, 2015 at the conclusion of the testing process.


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 14, 2015

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
  • Submit Completed Personal History packet and written Essay.
  • Oral Interview with a Background Investigator
  • Those with passing scores will be provided with Information for Phase 2.

Phase 2:

  • Applicants will submit required documents.
  • 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: 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(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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