City of Alvarado

The Crossroads of Johnson County
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Career Opportunities

The City of Alvarado is an Equal Opportunity Employer.








Job Title:   Police Officer

Location:   Alvarado, Texas  76009

Job Type:   Full Time

Job Classification:   Police Department
Application Deadline:   Applications are accepted on a continual basis for this position 


The Alvarado Police Department is accepting applications to fill current openings for the position of POLICE OFFICER


Located approximately 12 miles south of Fort Worth, and at the crossroads of two major highway systems (IH35W and US67), the City of Alvarado is poised to experience substantial growth in the near future.  This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic and progressive agency that will afford you opportunities to grow your career along with the city / organization.  Starting pay is $40,000.00 (annually), with additional pay for certifications through TCOLE, and a competitive health plan.  Employees receive one week of vacation their first year of employment, and two weeks a year after that.  Employees also accrue holidays and sick time.


To be eligible, a person must be TCOLE Certified (or TCOLE Certified by start date) and pass a thorough background check (may include a polygraph examination).


To apply, applicants should submit a completed city application. 










City of Alvarado, Texas | 104 W. College St. | Alvarado, Texas 76009 | Phone: 817-790-3351 Fax: 817-783-7925