Police Officer

Galena Park Police Department - Galena Park, Texas

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$49,904.00 annual

Job Description


The Galena Park Police Department is having a Civil Service examination on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 9:00 am. The exam will be held at the Alvin D. Baggett Community Center, 1302 Keene Street, Galena Park, Texas. Prospective applicants must register for the exam and pick up a Personal History Statement from the Galena Park Police Department, 2207 Clinton Drive, Galena Park, Texas. A valid drivers license must be presented in order to register.

The registration deadline is Monday, March 25, at 11:59 pm.

We are allowing registration 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, up to the deadline.


Prospective applicants must be a U.S. citizen, between 21 and 44 years of age, possess a high school diploma or G.E.D., be of the highest moral character, possess social adaptability to deal with all kinds of people, be of a manner and bearing suitable for police work, and must pass a background check, physical and psychological examinations, and meet all TCOLE licensing requirements.

Prospective applicants must be certified by TCOLE within 45 days of the exam date.

Additional Information


Benefits package includes 100% paid health insurance for the employee (approximately 90% employer contribution for dependents); Texas Municipal Retirement System 7% - matched 2:1; TCOLE certificate pay; 26 vacation days and 15 sick days annually after successful completion of the probationary period.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Experience: Must be hold a current TCOLE license or be graduating from an academy within 45 days of the exam date.

Contact Informaton

Timothy Frantz

Galena Park Police Department
2207 Clinton Dr
Galena Park, Texas 77547-2720
phone: 713-675-3471

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