Police Officer Recruitment
A career in the Euless Police Department can be both exciting and rewarding. We are looking for individuals that are ready for the challenge and are committed to serve with honor. The Euless Police Department is always accepting applications from those interested in becoming a part of the EPD team, both sworn and civilian positions. We are dedicated to hiring individuals with diverse backgrounds and life experiences to keep Euless a great place to live, work and play.
An emphasis is placed on training both in the classroom and in the field. We want to make sure our officers are highly trained and skilled and will be able to make safe decisions and are well-versed in areas of the law that we are sworn to uphold.
The Euless Police Department is a progressive municipality that provides an outstanding benefits package with a competitive salary, paid holidays, health insurance options and a first-rate retirement system. Starting salary for a Euless Police Officer is $56,552 annually. This does not account for promotions, overtime, education incentive pay or other ancillary increases. After three years qualified officers are eligible to test for Senior Police Officer. In addition, career advancement opportunities exist in numerous divisions within the Police Department.
- Traffic Division
- Neighborhood Police Officer (NPO)
- Criminal Investigations
- Street Crime Unit (SCU)
- Narcotic Task Force
- Auto Theft Task Force
- Crime Scene Technician
- School Resource Officer (SRO)
- Honor Guard
- Warrant Officer
- Internal Affairs
If you have an interest in becoming a part of the Euless Police Department, please fill out and return a job interest card so we can notify you of upcoming testing dates.
The City of Euless requires that you must be a United States Citizen.
Applicants must be 21 years of age at the time of licensing.
Good moral character, stable employment history, valid driver's license.
- Physical Requirements:
General good health and normal hearing. Vision correctable to 20/20 and free of color blindness.
(combined G.P.A. of 2.0 or higher)
Euless requires 30 college hours or 2 years police experience with the same department immediately prior to completing application.
- Must successfully pass the police testing process:
(If the previous minimum requirements are not met, the applicant will not be allowed to participate in the testing process)
These items will be cause for removal from the Euless Police Hiring process:
- Must not be under indictment for any criminal offense
- Must never have been convicted of a family violence offense of any grade
- Must not have been on court ordered community supervision or probation for any criminal offense of the grade of Class B misdemeanor or above (or equivalent), within the last 10 years. This includes deferred adjudication
- Must not be prohibited by state or federal law from possessing a firearm or ammunition
- Must not be wanted by any Law Enforcement Agency at the time of application
- Must have never had a license issued by any state law enforcement regulatory commission denied by final order, revoked, voluntarily surrendered or suspended
- Must not have been discharged under less than Honorable conditions if the applicant served in the military.
- Must not have been dismissed, or resigned while under investigation, from the public service for inefficiency, delinquency, or misconduct
- Must not have admitted to the commission of, or ever been convicted of a felony or of any crime involving moral turpitude
- No illegal drug usage 24 months prior to testing, show no trace of drug dependency after a physical examination, blood test, or other medical test. Any illegal drug usage beyond 24 months will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis
Must have a driving record that reflects no more than three moving violations or preventable accidents, or any combination in the last 36 months. Beyond 36 months will be considered on case-by-case basis.
The Testing Process
What does the test involve?
Upon successful completion of a physical assessment and a written test, applicants are placed on an eligibility list valid for six months or until the list expires.
Generally, the Physical Assessment will occur the morning of the test:
- Applicants will receive instructions on how to complete the Physical Assessment
- Applicants are encouraged to wear appropriate athletic attire
- The physical assessment is scored on a PASS/FAIL basis
- Failure of any portion of the Physical Assessment will be cause for rejection of the whole test.
Physical Assessment Standards:
All applicants must pass all stages of the Physical Assessment Test.
- 30 sit-ups (1 minute)
- 25 pushups, no time limit. You may rest in the up position only. You cannot break form.
- 300 meter run (1 minute 11 seconds)
- 1 1/2 mile run (14 minutes 36 seconds)
There will be a minimum rest period of 10 minutes between events.
Generally, the written exam will be conducted after completion of the physical assessment:
- The applicants will be advised of the instruction concerning the exam
- The written exam will be administered
- Upon completion of the written exam the applicant will be notified of their score
- Upon successful completion of the Written Assessment, applicant will turn in completed Personal History Statements (PHS)
Applicants receiving a passing score on the completed test are ranked according to their final score. Veteran points will be added for qualified military candidates.
Applicants may be contacted after the test for the following: background check, oral interview, polygraph examination, psychological exam, complete medical exam or drug screening.