101 S. Colket Avenue PO Box 160
Kerens, TX 75144

Phone: 903-396-2971

Email: info@ci.kerens.tx.us

Police Position Available


The City of Kerens, Police Department has Job Openings for One (1) Full Time Patrol Officer

Job Location:

Kerens, Navarro County Texas (15 miles East of Corsicana and 18 miles West of Athens on State Highway 31)

Starting Salary:

$ 15.00 hourly Increase following a Probationary Period

Benefits: ( For Full – Time Position)

Accrued Sick Leave, Accrued Vacation Time, Annual Holiday Pay, Health Insurance, TMRS Retirement, Compensation time, Overtime opportunities, Training opportunities, Opportunities for pay advancements, Rural police work, Small town atmosphere, Highly diverse and Community orientated police work.

Minimal Job Requirements:

Basic Peace Officer License

Working knowledge of police work

Understanding of Police policy and procedure

Ability to communicate effectively and precisely

Ability to create and generate sound police reports

Ability to work with in a culturally diverse population

Ability to work alone with little or no direct supervision

Ability to make quick sound decisions

Working knowledge of The Texas Code of Criminal Procedure and Penal Code

Ability to work at least twelve (12) hour shifts.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

Basic Peace Officer License

College Credit Hours

Police Experience (Patrol, Investigations, Juvenile Law)

Law Enforcement Experience (Detention, Corrections, Court Room Intelligence, Evidence Collection and/or preservation or retention)