Detective Sergeant

The City of Henderson is accepting applications for the position described below:

JOB TITLE:  Detective Sergeant

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: 

Under the direction of the Lieutenant, 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 or investigating crimes assigned to them. Acts as relief supervisor in the absence of the lieutenant. 

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:  

In order to be eligible to take the Sergeant’s exam, officers must have held the position of patrol officer or above for the Henderson Police Department for at least two continuous years at the time of testing, 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 Sergeant must have a minimum of five years total in law enforcement at a law enforcement agency comparable to the Henderson Police Department. For the position of Sergeant Detective an outside applicant must have a minimum of two years’ experience as a Detective or Investigator.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES OR LICENSE: TCOLE Peace Officer Certification

SALARY: This position is in Pay Group 22, with a base salary of $48,787.97 per year plus benefits.

CLOSING DATE: This position will be opened until filled. First Review of applications will be on Tuesday, April 1, 2022.

Those interested in the position may apply by submitting a resume and cover letter to Chief Chad Taylor - Henderson Police Department, 800 Lake Forest parkway, Henderson, Texas 75652, or in email form to ctaylor@hendersontx.us.  

Application for Employment 

Police Patrol Authorization

Completed applications must be returned in person or by mail with required documentation as listed on the application to Henderson Police Department to be considered. The preferred method of receiving the completed paperwork is in person.

Henderson Police Department, 800 Lake Forest Pkwy., Henderson, TX 75652

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

THE CITY OF HENDERSON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

THE CITY OF HENDERSON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER