Current Employment Opportunities

The Police Department currently has openings for a Telecommunication Operator (Dispatcher) Applicants must be able to work nights,days, weekends, and holidays.They also must be able to multitask, type 35 words per minute and handle stressful situations. Applications can be downloaded and turned into the Police Department at 104 Cannan Dr, Angleton Texas 77515. Any questions contact Sgt. Rhonda Barton at 979-849-2383 .

Police Officer Requirements

  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
  • Must have graduated from an accredited High School
  • Must meet the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education Standards for Licensing
  • Must have completed an approved state police academy and hold at least a Texas Basic Peace Officer Certificate
  • Must pass a written exam, physical exam, and drug screen
  • Must complete a fitness test
  • Must hold a Class C Texas Drivers License in good standing and with a good record
  • Must not have been convicted of a misdemeanor offense above the grade of a Class C misdemeanor within the last five years; must never have been convicted at any time of a felony offense
  • Must pass an oral review board
  • Must pass an extensive background check

Starting pay for a police officers is currently $18.67 per hour. Experienced applicants may be offered more at the discretion of the Chief of Police.

Police Telecommunication Operator (Dispatcher) Requirements

  • Must have graduated from an accredited High School
  • Must be at least 19 years old
  • Have good typing skills
  • Have basic computer knowledge
  • Handle multi-task
  • Good people/communication skills
  • Able to work shift work
  • Work under stress and sit long hours
  • Good listening skills

Starting pay for a dispatcher is currently $12.38 per hour