Department: Burleson Police Department
Pay Grade: Certified Police Officer: $68,000 (Step 1)
Public Safety Recruit: $60,231.83
• Lateral entry available – Lateral Entry Information
FLSA Category: Non-Exempt
Schedule: 40 hours per week; schedule to be determined

The City of Burleson is hiring for Police Officer/Public Safety Recruit. The position open is for Commissioned Police Officers assigned to Patrol Division.

For more information and to apply, click on to submit your application.

Testing options include two in-person test times listed below or a virtual remote test. You will be contacted by email no later than Monday August 22, 2022 to select a testing option and time or be provided virtual remote instructions, as applicable.

If you have no experience or are TCOLE Certified with less than two (2) years full-time experience then you must upload with the submitted application either a copy of your college transcript or supporting documents for verifiable military service with honorable discharge (to substitute for college hours)

If you are TCOLE Certified with more than two (2) years full-time experience in Texas then no college hours are required.

In-Person Testing
Burleson Police Dept – Community Room
1161 SW Wilshire Blvd, Burleson, TX
* Friday, August 26th – 9am
* Friday, August 26th – 1pm

Virtual Remote Testing
* Time/date scheduled at your convenience
* $35 fee required by 3rd party vendor

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You must successfully complete each phase of the testing process to be eligible for the next phase. Any applicant that fails to successfully complete any step in the hiring process may reapply and retest in one-year from the date of the rejection.

Questions regarding qualifications may be addressed to:

Deputy Chief Doug Sandifer
(817) 426-9917

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