The Hollywood Park Police Department currently has opening(s) for part- time peace officer.   Applications will be accepted until position is filled.


Part-Time Peace Officer Employment Requirements

This position pays up $24.94 per hour not to exceed 1000 hours during the fiscal year.

The Town of Hollywood Park (pop. 3,400), located in northern Bexar County, is accepting applications for a full time Peace Officer position.   Responsibilities include: Protects life and property, investigates and reports criminal offenses, preserves order and peace, enforces traffic laws, and city ordinances. Applicants with a break of more than 180 days in service will also be required to submit to a psychological assessment.

Please see the below requirements before you submit your application.

Minimum qualifications that apply to all applicants for the position of Police Officer and applicants must meet the following:

  1. Age of 21
  2. Graduate of an State approved academy and be licensed by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.
  3. High School graduate or GED
  4. Pass a written examination
  5. Pass physical agility test (DPS Standard Rowing Exam)  https://www.dps.texas.gov/ETR/concept2RowerCalc.htm
  6. Pass an oral interview
  7. Pass a in-depth background investigation
  8. Pass a physical examination, psychological screening, and drug test.
  9. Does not have any tattoos that violate HPPD SOP 134.

Applications can be picked up in person at the Police Department, requested by email or downloaded from this link-(Click for download link) Application-Employment”

Please contact Chief Shad Prichard at sprichard@hollywoodpark-tx.gov to request an application via email or for additional information.

The Town of Hollywood Park offers excellent benefits and competitive wages. For a full list of pay and benefits please go to our website:  https://hollywoodpark-tx.gov/police/employment-info/


Pay Scale and Benefits

Looking for a career with the us?  The Town of Hollywood Park offers comprehensive pay and benefits to employees.


After 6 months probation the pay is:  $46,420.00.

City Sponsored S.T.E.P overtime program offered to all full time officers (up to funding amounts approved by current fiscal year budget).


Associates Degree          $25.00 month

Bachelors Degree            $50.00 month

Masters Degree              $75.00 Month

PO Certifications

Intermediate                  $30.00 month

Advanced                      $60.00 month

Master                          $90.00 month

Animal Control Officer Certification:

ACO I                           $75.00 month

Code Compliance Officer Certification:

CO I                             $100.00 month

Mental Health Officer Certification:

MHO I                           $100.00 month

Field Training Officer (FTO) Certification:

FTO I                            $30.00 month


All regular full time employees are provided a monthly increment of $10.00 for each year of continuous employment completed


4.62 hours bi-weekly (10 hours a month)


Years of Service                                Time

0-5                                         3.08 hours per pay period

5-10                                       4.62 hrs per pay period

11-15                                     5.23 hours per pay period

16 +                                       6.15 hours per pay period


Officers received two(2) personal days to be taken during the fiscal year.


Period not to exceed three (3) days


The Town of Hollywood Park provides group hospitalization and medical insurance coverage as well as life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance for regular full-time employees. Premiums for employees are paid for by the city.


The City is a member of the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS). Both employee and the City contribute to the employees retirement account. Employees are vested in the TMRS system after 5 years of service.


State mandated training is provided at no cost to the employees as well as numerous other opportunities to advance education.


All necessary equipment is provided by the city to include body armor, duty weapon(s), taser, duty belt and gear.  Officers also receive an annual clothing allowance after one year of service of $600.00 per fiscal year.

Download our .pdf full color brochure for all the details by clicking this link:   tri fold recruitment flyer 2017