Police Officer - Cedar Park, TX



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CLOSING DATE FOR APPLYING
May 19, 2017


STARTING SALARY
$51,738


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- be a U.S. citizen
- possess a valid driver's license
- possess a high school diploma or GED
- vision correctable to 20/20


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


HOW TO APPLY
In order to be considered applicants must complete the basic City of Cedar Park on line application available on our website NEOGOV.COM, (Click here to view and/or apply for positions. If this is the first time you are using our new on-line application system, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can build an application by clicking on the "Build Job Application" link. This application can be saved and used to apply for more than one job opening. In order to apply, a current, valid email address is required. If you do not have an email address, you can create a free account by utilizing various online.)

2. When Applicants complete the appropriate application, they are then screened for Texas Commission On Law Enforcement (TCOLE) eligibility requirements. More information can be found here. http://www.tcole.texas.gov/content/commission-rules Click Chapter 217 then select minimum standards for initial licensure (217.1) If no disqualifiers are noted then the Applicant is eligible to participate in the Civil Service Examination. This examination will be posted in accordance with Civil Service Law and Rules and will be available to those applying. Applicants must pass the exam with a score of at least 70% to proceed through the remainder of the process. Applicants with appropriate military experience will have additional “Veteran’s Points” added to their overall score in accordance with Chapter 143 of the Texas Local Government Code. Once any applicable points are added, applicants will then be placed on a list for consideration. Placement on this list does not guarantee the candidate employment with the City of Cedar Park Police Department.

http://www.cedarparktexas.gov/CPPDRecruiting


CONTACT INFORMATION
Investigator James Quinn
CEDAR PARK POLICE DEPARTMENT
911 QUEST PARKWAY
CEDAR PARK, TX 78613
Telephone: 512-260-4796
Email: James.Quinn@cedarparktexas.gov
Web Site: http://www.cedarparktexas.gov/CPPDRecruiting





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