Police Patrol Lieutenant

Position Information
The Henderson Police Department is looking for a qualified and committed individual interested in a professional law enforcement career. Applicants must be a certified peace officer. 

General Statement of Duties
Under the direction of the Deputy Chief, this role assists in the implementation of a comprehensive program for crime prevention and law enforcement and to protect the city’s residents and property and enforce laws and ordinances by supervising the patrol officers assigned to their shift. Supervises, reviews, and makes recommendations concerning the work of subordinate personnel; assigns duties to subordinates and monitors their progress; supervises and manages all patrol responsibilities for the shift assigned.

Acceptable Experience and Training
In order to be eligible to take the Patrol Lieutenant’s exam, officers must have held the position of Sergeant or above for the Henderson Police Department for at least two continuous years with no disciplinary action above the level of verbal counseling on record within twelve months of the testing date. Applicants from outside the department for Patrol Lieutenant must have a minimum of five years total in law enforcement, with two years serving in a supervisory role comparable to the Sergeant position within Henderson Police Department.

Required Certificates or License
TCOLE Advanced Peace Officer Certification or higher is preferred.

This position is in Pay Group 25, with a base salary of $56,478.18 per year, plus benefits.

Closing Date
Position will be open until filled. The position is currently available. First review of applications will be on Wednesday, 8-21-19. 

Interested persons may apply by contacting Henderson Police Department, 800 Lake Forest Parkway, Henderson, Texas for an application or by clicking the link below to download an electronic application. Applicants applying from within the department should submit resume with cover letter.

Application for Employment with Henderson Police Department - Fillable PDF

Completed resumes and applications must be returned to Henderson Police Department, Attention: Chief Chad Taylor to be considered. You may email an electronic copy of the resume and application by clicking here, drop the completed application off in person or mail to Henderson Police Department, Attention: Chief Chad Taylor, 800 Lake Forest Pkwy., Henderson, TX 75652.

****Any incomplete applications will not be accepted.****