Police Officer - Austin, TX





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CLOSING DATE FOR APPLYING
Open


STARTING SALARY
Academy - $40,000
Graduate - $58,682


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- be a U.S. citizen
- possess a valid driver's license
- be between 20 1/2 and not yet 41 years of age
OR
- be 41 years of age and not yet 46 years of age with at least 5 years active military service or 5 years experience as a Police Officer
- possess a high school diploma or GED
- have completed 30 Semester hours at an accredited college/university
OR
- have 24 months active U.S. military service
OR
- have two years active service as a police officer


SELECTION PROCESS
- written entrance exam
- oral interview
- polygraph test
- drug screening test
- background investigation
- medical examination
- physical agility test
- psychological test


HOW TO APPLY
The Austin Police Department is currently accepting pre-screen application packets for an anticipated spring (February or March) 2009 cadet class. In order to be allowed to test you must have your pre-screen and documents in prior to the testing dates. Click here for information on how to apply for this position.


CONTACT INFORMATION
Austin Police Department
Recruiting Section
P.O. Box 689001
Austin Texas 78768-9001

Telephone: Recruiter K. Olson (512) 974-4779
Email: recruiting@ci.austin.tx.us
Web Site: http://www.austintexas.gov/department/recruiting-unit





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