Police Officer

The City of Tomball is a rapidly growing, progressive community of traditional family values. As a northwest suburb of Houston, Tomball serves a residential population of approximately 11,000, and a daytime business and commuter population of approximately 100,000.


  • TCOLE Certification is required at the time of conditional offer of employment 
  • Valid Texas DL with a good driving record
  • HS Diploma or GED required-some college experience preferred
  • Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must pass written exam and physical fitness test consisting of a row on a Concept 2 rowing machine
  • Must successfully pass oral review board, psychological testing, polygraph and thorough background investigation
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug & medical screening 
  • Must submit a City of Tomball application. Applications are only accepted when positions are posted. 
  • Physical fitness testing consists of a choice of rowing tests on a Concept 2 rowing machine. Applicant must meet the minimum rowing requirement established for the department during the fitness test.

EEOC-The City of Tomball does not discriminate on the basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Sex, Gender, Religion, Age or Disability in employment or the provision of services.

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