Career Opportunity



The City of Jefferson, Texas is accepting applications for a Peace Officer.  This position will be responsible for enforcing federal, state and local laws related to the protection of life and property; directing and controlling traffic; enforcing City Ordinances; investigating disturbances; and arresting violators.  This position is full-time with full-time benefits and retirement.


High school diploma or GED.

Valid Texas Driver License.

Must have TCOLE Basic Peace Officer license.

Pass a background investigation; Psychological; Medical exam; Polygraph and Drug screening.

12 hour rotating shifts / TML Insurance / TMRS Retirement

Base Salary up to $32000 annually (DOQ).


It is the policy of the City of Jefferson to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


*Applications and Personal History Statements may be picked up at the Jefferson Police Department located at 102 N Polk St., Jefferson, TX. 75657 Monday – Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.  This position is open until filled.*

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