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The Police Department recruits police applicants year round to maintain a Police Officer eligibility list to be used when a vacancy occurs. All applications are processed through the Police Department at 501 N. Madison in Mount Pleasant Texas.  No applications will be accepted at City Hall.

Communications personnel positions are accepted year round but openings are less frequent.  

Animal Control positions are accepted when openings occur.  

Applicants must submit a City employment application here.

Hiring process for Police Department applicants:

The hiring process for the Police Department may include, depending on experience and/or certification(s):
  • Apply for a position by submitting an online application   
  • Physical Ability Test (police officer applicants only)
  • Personal History Statement with writing exercise
  • Interview
  • Background Investigation
  • Psychological testing (police officer applicants only)
  • Polygraph testing
  • Physical exam including drug screen

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The City of Mount Pleasant is an equal opportunity employer.

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