Recruiting

Recruiting HeaderNow Hiring Police Officers and Telecommunicators! 

The La Marque Police Department is currently accepting applications for Police Officers and Telecommunicators. Thank you for your interest in joining the family at the La Marque Police Department. The La Marque Police Department offers competitive pay and competitive benefits detailed on the Recruiting website. The La Marque Police Department offers lateral entry programs for experienced officers. If you would like to speak with a recruiter or need more information, please email PDRecruiting@cityoflamarque.org

The La Marque Police Department is a Civil Service agency, and thus the hiring process is governed by Chapter 143 of the Texas Local Government Code.

Testing

The La Marque Police Department regularly administers entrance exams for potential Police Officer new hires. The La Marque Police Department entrance exams are governed by the local Civil Service code and Chapter 143 of the Texas Local Government Code. Upon successful completion of the entrance exam, potential candidates proceed to the interview and background portion of the hiring process. If you would like more information about the testing process or to receive a study guide, please email your questions to PDRecruiting@cityoflamarque.org. 

Apply

For the position of POLICE OFFICER, see when the next Police Entrance Exam will be available. Please view the Police Entrance Examination notice before applying for a position. You must complete a Police Department Application (PDF) and the City of La Marque Employment Application (PDF) and deliver them to the La Marque City Hall; attention to Human Resources. Completed Applications can be forwarded to PDRecruiting@cityoflamarque.org.

If you are interested in a position as a TELECOMMUNICATOR, simply submit a Police Department Application (PDF) and the City of La Marque Employment Application (PDF) and deliver them to the La Marque City Hall; attention Human Resources. Completed Applications can also be forwarded to PDRecruiting@cityoflamarque.org.

Required Documents (for Police Officer Applicants)

The following documents must be provided to the office of the Civil Service Director within fifteen (15) calendar days of applying:

  1. A sealed envelope containing your High School transcript
  2. A sealed envelope containing your College transcripts (if applicable).
  3. A complete and current credit report