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Employment
The Police Department recruits police applicants year round to maintain a Police Officer eligibility list to be used when a vacancy occurs. All initial applications are handled through Workforce Solutions at 1902 W Ferguson in Mount Pleasant Texas or through your local Workforce Solutions office. No applications will be accepted at City Hall or at the Mount Pleasant Police Department.  Apply online at Workforce Solutions.  Communication Officer positions are posted when an opening occurs.

Texas Workforce Commission
Workforce Solutions Mount Pleasant
312 N. Riddle St.
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455
Phone: 903-572-9841

Those wishing to download an application and deliver it to a local Workforce Solutions office can obtain the City employment application here.

 
Hiring Process
The hiring process for the Police Department may include, depending on experience and/or certification(s):
  • Apply for a position through Workforce Solutions
  • 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

Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers
The Police Department also has a reserve (volunteer) police officer program. Interested persons should contact the Police Department at 903-575-4004 to obtain more information.

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

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