Employment Opportunities

The Morgan's Point Resort Police Department is attempting to fill two (2) full-time patrol officer vacancies and is always seeking qualified non-paid (reserve) patrol officers.

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a member of the Morgan's Point Resort Police Department, you have an opportunity to protect and serve a community made up of diverse, hardworking, creative, and passionate people.

  • Protect life and property by performing patrol duties throughout the City.
  • Respond to calls from dispatch regarding the investigation of all criminal offenses, domestic violence and all other calls.
  • Make physical arrests, recover stolen property, collect evidence, protect and/or process crime scenes and participate in the seizure of narcotics.
  • Patrol streets, check buildings and homes, issue traffic citations, investigate traffic accidents, direct crime scenes.
  • Write police reports detailing facts and information.
  • Compile reports and maintain logs.
  • Communicate with other officers and/or agencies to obtain information and work cases.
  • Appear in court to give testimony.
  • Participate in classroom, individual, and live evolution training to maintain knowledge and keep current on all aspects of police work.

View the complete job description here.

Who can become a police officer?

Any person desiring to become an officer with the Morgan's Point Resort Police Department must meet these basic requirements:

  • Be a citizen of the United States by birth or naturalization
  • Be at 21 years of age or older.
  • Be a graduate of an accredited high school OR have an equivalency certificate issued by the Texas Education Agency (or the equivalent agency in another state or District of Columbia).
  • Have a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Texas.
  • Be able to proficiently read, write, and fluently speak the English language
  • If a veteran of the United States Armed Forces, must possess an honorable discharge after a minimum of 24 months of active duty and be eligible for re-enlistment.
  • Must have an active Peace Officer license issued by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).

View a list of eligibility automatic disqualifiers.

In addition to the above requirements, applicants must pass each of the following:

  • Background Investigation
  • Oral Interview Board
  • Executive Interview Board
  • Work fitness medical exam including a drug test (TCOLE).
  • Psychological Exam (TCOLE).

What is the beginning salary?

As of October 1, 2022, the beginning salary range for a full-time police officer in the City of Morgan's Point Resort is between $51,688 and $55,124, depending upon qualifications and experience.

How do I apply to be a police officer?

Persons interested in becoming a paid officer, or a non-paid reserve officer, should complete the Personal History Statement and contact Sergeant Todd Hodge or Chief of Police Matthew Schuetze.

Complete the Personal History Statement

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

  1. Retirement
  2. Insurance
  3. Paid Holidays
  4. Paid Leave
  5. Other Incentives

The City is a member of the Texas Municipal Retirement System (T.M.R.S.), a non-traditional joint contributory, defined contribution plan. Membership in the retirement system is mandatory for all regular full-time employees (defined by T.M.R.S. as an employee who works in excess of 1,000 hours per year). Both the employee and the City contribute to the employee's retirement account. A Police Officer may retire with 5 years of service at age 60, or with at least 20 years of credited service.

  • Employee contributes 7.00% of gross earnings on a tax deferred basis
  • City of Morgan's Point Resort matches 2 to 1 (14.00%) upon retirement