Employment Oppurtunity

Police Officer

The City of Dumas Police Department desires quality, progressive team players to meet the challenges of an ever-changing and expanding community-oriented policing environment.  Successful candidates will join our group of dedicated, well-trained and enthusiastic professionals who take pride in improving the quality of life for all citizens of Dumas.

Qualifications:
  • Minimum age 21
  • Valid Texas Driver's License, with good driving record
  • No DWI arrests within the last 5 years
  • High School Graduate, G.E.D., or 12 College Hours
  • U.S. Citizen
  • No felony convictions or on probation for other crimes
  • No criminal convictions resulting from family violence
  • Honorable Military Discharge, if applicable
  • Must pass physical agility, medical and psychological exam
  • Background investigation and oral interview
Benefits:
  • Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Insurance (employee premium paid by City)
  • Retirement (TMRS) 6% employee contribution 2:1 City Contribution; 5-year vesting; 20-year retirement; military service credit; restricted service credit
  • Paid Vacation (1 week available after 6 month of employment); Paid Sick Leave - available after 3 months of employment; 11 Paid Holidays (includes Employee's Birthday)
  • Uniforms and Leather Gear Provided
  • Starting pay of $20.50/hour ($44,772 annual)
  • Pay for Experience
  • Phone Stipend
  • 12-hour Shifts
  • Overtime Pay
  • Certificate Pay
  • Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability (paid by City)
  • College Tuition Reimbursement - Available after 1 year of employment
  • Take home vehicle (Fleet Program) Must live in Moore County
  • Continuing Education and Training Oppurtunities
  • Sign-On/Relocation Allowance - $1,500 when hired, $1,500 at 1 year (available only to officers hired for first time, rehires not eligible)
If required, reasonable accommodations will be made for applicants during the selection process.  Candidates must complete six-month orientation period. 

To Apply download the forms below or contact:

Lieutenant Joe Morales                                                                                                              Brenda Koehn
Dumas Patrol Division                                             OR                                                            Human Resources Director
806-935-3998                                                                                                                             806-934-7101 ext 206                                                                                                        

jmorales@dumastx.gov                                                                                                              bkoehn@dumastx.gov
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