Patrol Officer

Department: The City of Lake Worth is currently accepting applications from veteran police officers for a full time Patrol Officer vacancy with a modified field training period.  Only police officers with an honorable status will be considered for this position.

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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