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MPPD NOW hiring TCOLE certified Officers


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Must be TCOLE certified
You must be a citizen of the United States, 21 years of age or older
Possess at least one of the following:
High school diploma
GED equivalent with 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university
No felony or class A misdemeanor convictions; including deferred adjudications
No misdemeanor convictions within the last 10 years
No pending litigation-criminal or civil (including divorce)

Applicants must pass a physical fitness test (2000-meter row on Concept 2 rower) and an oral board interview.


20 Year Texas Municipal Retirement System
Employee contribution rate: 7% of salary
City matches employee’s contributions at a 2:1 ratio
Employees are fully vested after five years of employment

Health Insurance & Dental Insurance
BlueCross BlueShield of Texas High Deductible Health Plan with HAS
City pays employee’s health coverage and 1/2 of dependent coverage
City pays employee’s dental coverage

Twelve paid holidays per year

Criminal Investigations
Crisis Negotiation
Honor Guard
Bike Patrol
Police K9

Uniforms & Equipment
Officers are completely outfitted upon appointment (including footwear)

Incentive Pay
Intermediate Officer - $50/month
Advanced Officer- $100/month
Master Officer- $150/month
Bilingual Speaker- $50/month
Field Training Officer- $25/week
K9 Officer- $350/month
Detective- $25/week
City Longevity- $4/month for each year of service

All training needs costs are covered


Officer: $45,981-$59,995
Annual salaries are based on years of service for officer, sergeant and lieutenant positions. Lateral transfer salaries for officers are based on prior service credit with TCOLE as approved by the Chief of Police.


Officers work two-on, two-off; three-on, two-off; two on, three off. 12 hr. shifts with one 8hr shift during the pay period.

Statement of Policy

The City of Mount Pleasant promotes and affords equal treatment and service to all citizens and to assures equal employment opportunities without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability unless such disability effectively prevents the performance of essential duties required by the position and which are bona fide occupational qualifications and which cannot be accommodated without undue hardship. The city operates within the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action guidelines set forth in Federal, State and local laws and regulations.