Patrol Officer

Department: The City of Lake Worth is currently accepting applications from police academy recruits who, upon graduation, will be eligible to become a Texas Police Officer.  Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of the police academy and the passing of the TCOLE licensing exam. 


Compensation: $21.30 to $25.96 per hour DOQ w/Benefits (Employer paid Health, Dental, Vision, Life, & FreshBenies with TMRS participation @ 2:1)


Education: HS Diploma or GED; must have current valid Texas Basic Officer Certification or approved equivalent as accepted by TCOLE.

Requirements: Must pass background check, medical examination, polygraph, psychological and/or drug screen if required by the City of Lake Worth and/or the State of Texas; valid Class C Texas driver license.


Description: Enforces federal, state, and local laws and ordinances under general direction.  Performs various duties to support law enforcement activities as well as provide service to the citizens in an efficient and professional manner.


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