Employment Opportunities

The City of Muleshoe Police Department seeks qualified applicants who are professional, pro-active, and have a strong sense of commitment and service to the community.  Applications are continuously accepted for the following:

Police Officer  (Salary Range DOQ) 

Police/ Fire/ 911 Dispatcher  (Salary Range DOQ)

  • Must be a United States Citizen.
  • Must either have a current Texas Peace Officer License or Telecommunicator License or be able to become certified through TCOLE.
  • Must be a high school graduate or have a GED certificate.
  • Must have an Honorable Discharge from the military (if applicable).
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of a police officer or communications officer.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have a good driving record.
  • Must be able to work day, evening, or night shifts as needed.
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays.

Must submit and pass an extensive background investigation, psychological examination, drug screen, and comprehensive interview & assessment process. All paperwork submitted for processing becomes the property of the Muleshoe Police Department. Must not have any of the Department’s automatic disqualifiers :

Police Department Applicant Disqualifiers


  • TMRS Retirement, 7% 2:1 Match, 20 years, vested after 5 years (Potential credit for military and restricted prior service).
  • Certification Pay: ($500 annually for Intermediate, $1000 annually for Advanced, $1500 annually for Master). 
  • City Paid Employee Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance.
  • Flexible spending account  (FSA).
  • Paid vacation and sick time.
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Program.
  • Uniforms and Equipment (this includes all leather gear, traffic safety vest, cold/wet weather gear, handgun [may carry personal if it meets Dept. guidelines], patrol rifle, tactical/protective gear, cellphone and iPad).
  • $75 annual allowance toward duty boots.
  • Take home vehicle program.
  • Regular training opportunities available.
  • The City of Muleshoe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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