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City of Fort WorthPOLICE TRAINEE$3,337 monthly (while in Police Academy Training)$4,526 monthly ($54,312 annually upon graduation)TEST DATE AND LOCATION:  July 7- July 8, 2016, Multiple test times will  be offered, beginning at 9:00 a.m.BOB BOLEN PUBLIC SAFETY BLDG505 W. Felix, St., Fort Worth, TexasThis eligibility list will be effective for three months. APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED:  June 9 – June 23, 2016This eligibility list will be effective for three months. APPLY ON-LINE ONLY: careers.fortworthtexas.gov/SPECIAL NOTE:  To be selected for a Police Academy Training Class, applicants must successfully pass a written test, a physical assessment test, a polygraph examination, an interview board, a medical examination, a psychological examination and an extensive background check. REQUIREMENTS:EDUCATION: High school diploma; (or GED Certificate, plus 12 semester hours, with a “C” average, of college).RESIDENCY: If employed as a Fort Worth Police Officer you must live within thirty (30) minutes of a designated report-in station; must be accomplished within six (6) months of employment.CITIZENSHIP: Must be a U. S. Citizen at the time of application.  (Must be able to read and write the English Language).AGE: 21 – 44 years of age; (Must be 21-44 years of age by the date of your assigned Entry-Level Test/Civil Service Examination:  Thursday, July 7th.)  LICENSE: Must present a valid and current driver’s license and possess an acceptable driving record.VETERAN: Must have received an Honorable Discharge to qualify for veteran points on passing score of 79 or more. DO NOT UPLOAD a copy of DD214 (Member 4) to your online application. Please email copy of your DD214 showing character of service (Member 4 Copy) including your name and best contact number to backgroundunit@fortworthtexas.gov , no later than 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 6, 2016. DD214 forms will not be accepted on the day of the examination.BENEFITS:  http://fortworthtexas.gov/benefits/employee/       AND       http://www.fortworthpd.com/Recruiting/salary-benefits.aspx        APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: • Visit website: https://careers.fortworthtexas.gov/ and click on the “Police Trainee” position. * Resumes will not be accepted.*• Add education by clicking on “Degree Information” complete all fields utilizing the magnifying glass and click on “Save”.  (This will confirm your education information in the system.)• Next answer all questions on the Application Questionnaire.  Open Ended section questions require a response or “N/A”.• Select “Continue” once all questions have been answered and all information has been entered.• Complete the Self Identification Details section and click on “Submit”Fort Worth PoliceBackground Unit 505 W. FelixFort Worth, TX 76115backgroundunit@fortworthtexas.govCity of Fort WorthHuman Resources Department1000 Throckmorton StreetFort Worth, TX  76102www.fortworthtexas.gov/hr EEO Employer