Texas Municipal League - Online Career Center


City of Gun Barrel City Police Department

General Information


Job title: Police Officer
Job location: Gun Barrel City, TX 75156 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 09/27/16
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Salary is $32,555.00 annually
6 month probationary period
Mandated FTO training
TMRS retirement
Medical insurance provided for employee with a $25.00 per month contribution from the employee.
Paid vacation and sick leave
10 paid holidays
1 personal day
Uniforms provided

Job Classification

Job Category:Police

Job Description

Job description:
Applications can be obtained and returned to the Gun Barrel City Hall located at 1716 West Main Street. Applications can also be downloaded from our website at gunbarrelcity.net
The City of Gun Barrel City is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.
Gun Barrel City is located in the western portion of Henderson County on Cedar Creek Reservoir with an approximate population of 6,000 permanent residents.
The Police Department is comprised of the Chief of Police and Assistant, two investigators, two patrol sergeants and eight patrol officers. The patrol division work a 12 hour schedule with every other Friday, Saturday and Sunday off.
Officers are responsible for answering radio dispatched calls for service, investigate crimes and motor vehicle crashes. Apprehend fugitives and serve warrants. Take offense and information reports. Perform the duties of a Peace Officer.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
TCOLE Peace Officer License Required
Experience is a plus but is not required.
Ability to pass stringent background investigation
Ability to pass drug screen and physical. Must pass a psychological evaluation if
unemployed as a Peace Officer for more than 180 days
High School graduate or GED equivalent
Must be a US Citizen
Must have a valid drivers license with an acceptable driving record
Willing and able to work any shift
Good moral character
Good interpersonal skills with co-workers, supervisors and public
Ability to pass a written exam and oral interview board
Ability to complete an FTO program
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