Police Officer

POSTING DATE: July 28, 2015

JOB TITLE: Police Officer or 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, August 29, 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 August 29, 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 August 19, 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: $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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