Employment Opportunities

The Town currently has the following positions open:

Only open position at this time is for a Police Officer. 


Argyle Police Department Positions

Patrol Officer
Recruiting Brochure

The mission of the Argyle Police Department is to work with the citizens of Argyle to effectively and efficiently provide for the protection of lives and property, preserve the public peace, and promote individual responsibility and community commitment with the highest level of professionalism and ethical standards.

Under general direction of the Police Sergeant, the Patrol Officer is to perform law enforcement and crime prevention duties to maintain citizen safety, protect life and property, and comply with Town, State, and Federal laws.

Compensation & Benefits

(Benefit Summary)
The Town of Argyle offers a starting salary of $56,563 for licensed officers and $50,171 for recruits, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes: TMRS 2:1 7%, health insurance with partial dependent coverage, dental, vision and life insurance, short term and long term disability, paid holidays and personal days, uniform allowance, weapons, longevity pay, STEP and certification pay.

The Argyle Police Department values your experience. For experienced officers, beginning October 1st 2018 the starting Lateral Pay will be as follows: 2-3 years of experience, $57,694; 4-7 years of experience, $60,025; 8+ years of experience, $62,450. Please see our application packet for more details regarding our Lateral Entry Program.


At this time we are accepting applications from individuals who are TCOLE licensed and those that are interested in obtaining TCOLE certification. You may find more information on requirements to be eligible for TCOLE certification here. Applicants must posses a valid Texas driver's license with favorable driving history, have no arrest record, and the ability to work all shifts. Preference will be given to candidates that have verifiable law enforcement patrol experience.

How to Apply for Argyle Police Department positions:

  1. Complete our Police Application Information Packet.  Police Applicant Information Packets include important instructions and can be obtained through the Town of Argyle, the Argyle Police Department, online or by calling (940)464-7254.
  2. Return the application, a professional resume, and all required documents.  Applicant information may be mailed or hand-delivered to: the Argyle Police Department located at PO Box 609/506 N. US Hwy 377 Argyle, TX 76226 or emailed to Cindy Hess.
  3. We'll contact you to schedule a test date.  Testing will consist of a general knowledge written exam (National Police Officer Selection Test, Stanard & Associates).