If you are seeking a rewarding career in Law Enforcement, I would like to invite you to consider the Big Spring Police Department as your home for a Law Enforcement career. As a stable, progressive Department, we offer excellent employee benefits comparable to, if not better than, other departments of our size.
If you believe you are capable of meeting the high standard demanded of a Big Spring Police Officer, and want to make a difference, I encourage you to apply.
The city of Big Spring does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services.
Chief of Police
You must be 21 years of age at the time you apply to take the entrance examination. There is no maximum age requirement but all applicants are required to successfully complete a physical agility course.
All applicants must be US citizens at the time of application.
All applicants must have graduated from High School. Applicants may have a GED but must have 12 college semester hours.
1. Current drivers license with photograph
2. Birth certificate
3. Marriage license(s)
4. Divorce decree(s)
5. Copy of DD214
6. High school diploma or GED
7. College transcript
8. Copy of TCLEOSE Peace Officers Certificate
Applicant Processing Steps
To become an applicant you must complete an application and submit it to:
City of Big Spring
Big Spring, Texas 79720
All applicants will first take the written test consisting of reading / writing skills and a written psychological test. Following the test, applicants will be advised if they passed or failed the testing. Failing applicants will not continue the hiring process and may retest again at the next scheduled testing date. The written test starts at 8 a.m. and is concluded by 12 p.m. After a lunch break applicants will begin the physical agility testing. Applicants should bring a change of clothing for the physical testing.
On the following date applicants passing both the written and physical tests will go before an interview. At this time applicants should turn in their personal history questionnaires.
A background investigation will consist of one or more of the following:
The time it takes to complete the background check can be quite lengthy.
All applicants that pass all phases of the application process will be placed on an eligibility list that will remain in effect for one year.