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Employment Opportunities

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.  All applications must be completed online.  No paper applications will be accepted.  If you submit an online application and there is not an opening, you application will be held for 6 months.  If an opening occurs within 6 months of submitting your application through our online module, you will be contacted when the opening occurs and provided additional information.


Communications personnel applications are currently being accepted.

Animal Control Services

Animal Control Services positions are accepted when openings occur.  

Look to see what positions are available under Current Openings

Applicants must submit an Employment Application Online 

No paper applications will be accepted.


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 (all applicants) 
  • Writing exercise (police officers and dispatch applicants)
  • Interview
  • Background Investigation (all applicants) 
  • Psychological testing (police officer and dispatch applicants only)
  • Polygraph testing (police officer and dispatch applicants only) 
  • Physical exam including drug screen (all applicants)

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

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