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Job Title: Police Captain/Assistant Chief of Police

Closing: December 24, 2014

Compensation: salary range $66,060 - $93,342 annually DOQ; employer paid health, dental, vision, & life insurance; TMRS participation of 6% with a 2/1 match; paid vacation & sick days; 10 paid holidays.

Job Description: The Police Captain provides administrative guidance and control to the City of Lake Worth and the Lake Worth Police Department.  Plans, directs, coordinates and supervises all divisions of the Police Department.  The Captain holds top-level responsibility for the planning and direction and is the assistant chief administrative officer of the Police Department.  Responsibilities extend to supervision, training and assignment of workloads for all members of the Police Department.  The Captain assists in determining what technical direction and supervision is provided to police officers, telecommunication operators and civilian employees within the police department.  The Captain performs tasks on his own initiative and is expected to show the highest level of professional judgement.

Job Requirements: Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements at the time of application:

  • Associate's Degree, sixty (60) hours, in the field of Criminal Justice, or an Associate's Degree in an approved law enforcement related field; or, 1800 T.C.O.L.E. approved training hours:
  • A graduate of F.B.I.N.A., L.C.C., or G.M.I.;
  • Ten (10) years total law enforcement experience;
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience as a full-time Patrol Sergeant or Patrol Corporal in a patrol shift-supervision capacity;

To apply submit a resume with a cover letter by mail (including contact information) to:

City of Lake Worth

Attn: Chief Dave Tatsak

3805 Adam Grubb Drive

Lake Worth, TX. 76135


Applications for employment are only accepted for positions that are currently posted above.  Resume's will not accepted in lieu of an application, but may be included with an application for employment.

Unless the application process on the job posting indicates otherwise, to apply for one of the positions listed above, submit one completed City of Lake Worth application for employment, along with copies of all applicable certificates required for the position to:

City of Lake Worth
3805 Adam Grubb
Lake Worth, Texas, 76135
Attn: Danielle Hackbusch, Human Resources 

or fax application to 817-237-9684 or e-mail application to  

The City of Lake Worth is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment or the provision of services on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, genetic information, or disability.   

The City of Lake Worth reserves the right to deny employment or affiliation based on the results of a criminal background check.  Examples of criminal felony and misdemeanor convictions or arrests that may result in denial of employment include but are not limited to; crimes involving violence, sexual assault or exploitation, drugs or alcohol, weapons, theft, fraud, or embezzlement.



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