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Police Officer

Posted: 09/03/2023

The City of Bulverde is seeking motivated qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer. 

Applicants must be TCOLE certified at the time of hire. Sponsorship is possible depending upon circumstances. Applicants must meet all requirements for TCOLE guidelines. Applicants must complete a city of Bulverde application along with a TCOLE personal History statement. All documents must be submitted at the time of application with the Personal History Statement. 



Starting salary $27.50 (possible adjustment after probationary period) (New budget year in process – changes coming)***

Insurance plans available for dependents paid at 55%



  • Annual evaluations
  • 16 paid holidays plus one floating holiday of choice (16 total)
  • Certificate Pay (Intermediate, Advanced, Master P.O.)
  • On-call Allowance
  • Night Shift differential
  • Uniform Cleaning
  • Take Home car program (restrictions apply)
  • In-house training
  • New Police Department building in final stages to include in house gym facility
  • Off-duty assignments available 
  • Court Bailiff overtime
  • STEP enforcement overtime
  • Physical Fitness incentive

Other Benefits

  • 12-hour shifts rotating every other weekend off
  • Shifts rotate every six-months 
  • 2:1 retirement at 6%
  • Longevity Pay
  • Retention Pay
  • Sick leave accrual
  • Vacation leave accrual

**For inquires for these positions please contact Lieutenant Byrd via email HERE.**


The TCOLE PHS can be found here TCOLE Personal History Statement (06.19.2020) (

For a City of Bulverde application please contact the department directly.


The City of Bulverde provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.