Police Patrol Sergeant

Position Information
The Henderson Police Department is looking for a qualified and committed individual interested in a professional law enforcement career. Applicants must be a certified peace officer.

General Statement of Duties
Under the direction of the Patrol Lieutenant, this position assists in the implementation of a comprehensive program for crime prevention and law enforcement, and to protect the city’s residents and property and enforce laws and ordinances by supervising the patrol officers assigned to their shift. Also acts as relief supervisor in the absence of the shift lieutenant.

Acceptable Experience and Training
In order to be eligible to take the Patrol Sergeant’s exam, officers must have held the position of patrol officer or above for the Henderson Police Department for at least two continuous years at the time of testing, with no disciplinary action above the level of verbal counseling on record within twelve months of the testing date. Applicants from outside the department for Patrol Sergeant must have a minimum of five years total in law enforcement at a law enforcement agency comparable to the Henderson Police Department.

Required Certificates or License
TCOLE  Peace Officer Certification

This position is in Pay Group 22, with a base salary of $48,787.97 per year plus benefits.

Closing Date
Position will be open until filled. The position is currently available. 

Interested persons may apply by contacting Henderson Police Department, 800 Lake Forest Parkway, Henderson, Texas for an application or by clicking the link below to download an electronic application. Applicants applying from within the department should submit resume with cover letter.

Application for Employment with Henderson Police Department - Fillable PDF

Completed resumes and applications must be returned to Henderson Police Department, Attention: Chief Chad Taylor to be considered. You may email an electronic copy of the resume and application by clicking here, drop the completed application off in person or mail to Henderson Police Department, Attention: Chief Chad Taylor, 800 Lake Forest Pkwy., Henderson, TX 75652.

****Any incomplete applications will not be accepted.****