The City of Cedar Hill is now accepting applications for a Police Officer eligibility list, to be used in filling department vacancies. The eligibility list will be valid for one year from the date of the written exam, or until the list is exhausted. TCOLE certification is not required to apply though preference may be given to candidates with a current TCOLE license.
The online application is open until a sufficient number of qualified candidates apply. This position may close at any time, without notice.
- Non-Certified Starting Salary $59,000/yr
- Certified/Experienced Starting Salary $61,000/yr minimum
- A possible additional increase upon successful completion of FTO Program
- Additional pay available for advanced certifications and education!
Applicants who meet all requirements and are eligible to move forward in the recruitment process will be notified via email with instructions for completing the Cedar Hill Police Department's Personal History Statement (PHS). Once the applicant has completed and submitted their PHS, it will be reviewed by a member of the department's Professional Standards Division. Candidates approved to test, based on PHS submission, will be contacted by a member of the department's Professional Standards Division to set up an appointment to take the Entrance Exam and Physical Readiness Test. The Entrance Exam and Physical Readiness Test will take place the same day.
Applicants may order the practice test "National Police Select Test, NPST Candidate Orientation Guide" by clicking the following link: http://www.fpsi.com/product/npst-candidate-orientation-guide/. The NPST Candidate Orientation Guide is a helpful tool to prepare for the exam and can be downloaded as a PDF file and saved or printed. Please read through the disclaimer on the order page in order to have a successful download. Payments will be submitted through PayPal via an account or credit/debit card. Once payment is submitted, PayPal automatically redirects you back to the FPSI site where access to the download link will be located on the Order Details-Checkout Status page. Applicants must pay close attention to ALL instructions on both FPSI and PayPal's websites in order to access the instant download successfully.
IMPORTANT NOTE: All applicants must bring their driver's license and completed, "Hiring Process Instruction and Waiver Packet" to be admitted to test. Click here to download the required "Hiring Process Instruction and Waiver Packet." (or copy/paste this link into your web browser: http://www.cedarhilltx.com/DocumentCenter/View/7495/Hiring-Process-Instruction-and-Waiver-Packet-?bidId=) This document must contain an updated applicant photograph and be notarized in the appropriate sections to be considered complete.