Patrol Officer

The City of Manvel Police Department is looking to find qualified candidates to fill the ranks of the patrol division.

The City of Manvel is a rapidly growing and diverse community. The current population is estimated at a little over 16000 and is located in the northern part of Brazoria County along the State Highway 288 corridor approximately 4 miles South of the City of Houston.

The Manvel Police Department has a competitive pay structure for cities of the same size. Salary is based on experience and certification levels.


High school diploma or GED

Valid Texas Driver’s License with good driving record

TCOLE certified OR currently enrolled in Academy program

Preference for LE experience

Hiring Process Includes:

Written test

Oral board interview

Physical test

Thorough background investigation

Accelerated Field Training Program for experienced officers

One-year probationary period

Pay and Benefits:

Competitive pay with an employment improvement step program

TMRS retirement up to 7% with 2:1 match by city

Retirement vested after 5 years of service

Medical Insurance covered 100% for employee (additional for family)

12 hour shifts (DuPont Schedule)

Personal time off - Vacation and Holiday accruals Paid sick time

 Candidates are asked to complete the application and submit to the Police Department at