Minimum Qualifications


  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain prior to employment, a valid Texas driver's license
  • Must be at least 18 years of age, but if younger than 21 must have one of the following:
    • Associates degree or 60 college semester credit hours
    • Two years of military service
    • Received an honorable discharge from the United States forces after at least two years of service
  • Not have been within the last ten years, under court ordered community supervision or probation for any offense above the grade of a Class C misdemeanor
  • Cannot have been convicted of any Class A or Class B misdemeanor within the last 10 years
  • Cannot ever have been convicted of any offense classified as a felony.
  • Cannot ever have been convicted of any offense involving family violence.
  • Cannot be prohibited by state or federal law from operating a motor vehicle.
  • Cannot be prohibited by state or federal law from possessing firearms or ammunition.
  • Must meet one of the following educational requirements:
    • High School graduate
    • Have passed a general educational development (GED) test indicating a high school graduation level and have passed at least 12 semester credit hours from an accredited college or university with a grade point average of 2.0 or better
    • An honorable discharge from the armed forces of the United States at least 24 months of active duty service
  • Must not have been discharged from any military service under less than honorable conditions, specifically:
    • Under other than honorable conditions
    • Bad conduct
    • Dishonorable
    • Any other characterization of service indicating bad behavior
  • Cannot have had a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) license denied by final order or revoked, or have a voluntary surrender of license currently in effect
  • Must meet the minimum TCOLE training standards and pass the TCOLE examination for each license sought
  • Cannot have violated any TCOLE rule or provision of Occupation Code Chapter 1701
  • Must be of good moral character
  • Must be capable of performing all essential job functions (this list is available from personnel department)
The City of Granbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer.