Minimum Requirements

Age: Must be at least 20 years plus 6 months of age at the time of the entrance examination and under 45 years of age by the time of hire.

Education:

  • High school diploma/graduate; or
  • GED with 12 semester hours credit from an accredited college or university. 
    (Only GED candidates must have 12 semester college or university credit hours.)
Police Officers

Civil Service: Must comply with all applicable Civil Service requirements and regulations. Additionally, The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education has clear rules on eligibility and licensing for individuals to be Peace Officers.

Other Requirements

  • Upon completion of training 40 minute response time from permanent residence to corporate City limit
  • Birth Certificate issued by the Bureau of Vital Statistics
  • Proof of valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record

If you have any questions, please email: SMPD-Recruiting@sanmarcostx.gov