Joshua City Hall 101 South Main St. Joshua, Texas 76058

(817) 558-7447


Employee Benefits (Full-Time)

  • Texas Municipal Retirement System 7% 2 to 1 match
  • Group medical, dental and life insurance with employee premiums paid
  • Supplemental major medical benefits available through AFLAC
  • 10 paid holidays
  • 2 weeks vacation after the first year
  • 12 days of sick leave



An employee in this position is required to drive a vehicle to complete daily work assignments, attend various meetings, functions, and events. May be required to travel out of town to represent the City at meetings and conferences and for training.

Pre-Employment Testing

If a conditional offer of employment is received, employment is contingent upon receiving acceptable results from the required pre-employment physical exam, drug/alcohol test and background investigation.

How to Apply

An Application for Employment must be completed.  Applications may be completed online at, picked up in person 7:30 am – 5:30 pm Monday – Thursday and Friday 8:00am-12:00 pm (excluding holidays) at the City of Joshua Municipal Building, 101 South Main ST, Joshua, TX 76058.


Police Officer

Joshua police officers enforce state and municipal laws in a city with a growing population of approximately 7,000 on the southern side of Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. Officers assist victims of crime, respond to disturbances, investigate offenses, enforce traffic laws, investigate crashes, and partner with the community to enhance the quality of life for residents and visitors.


$40,629 – Non-Certified – Requires 12 hours credit in core subjects from an accredited college or university or Honorable discharge from the US military after 24 months of active duty.

$42,962 – Certified Texas Peace Officer

$44,714 – 3+ years recognized experience with a similar sized or larger agency


21 years of age or older.

High School Diploma or GED.

Applicants are subject to comprehensive background investigation including a polygraph exam medical exam and psychological exam.

Must satisfactorily complete an written test, physical ability test, and a comprehensive background including polygraph.