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Recruiting/Employment Opportunities

Denton County Water District Police PatchDenton County Water District Police Department is looking for community minded individuals that are willing to be part of something great.   If you are a service minded individual who believes in community policing  we would like to speak with you.  Denton County Water District Police Department serves a population of over 13,000 residents who reside in the the communities of Savannah, Artesia, and Arrowbrooke in northern Denton County. 

Working as a member of Denton County Water District Police Department means you will be part of a remarkable team that is supported by the communities we serve. Along with being part of a police department that has an outstanding relationship between the police and the community , you will be rewarded with job security, great pay, and excellent benefits.


Police Officer

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A career with Denton County Water District Police Department offers security. The communities we serve are committed to maintaining a competitive salary and excellent benefits. 

BENEFITSDenton County Water District Pay Scale
  • Competitive Salary with lateral entry plan.  ($61,800 - $76,000 depending on experience, with top out police officer salary of $76,000). Raises are on a STEP Plan.
  • 12 hr shifts, every other weekend off.
  • Ten (10) paid holidays each year
  • Earn Comp Time, up to 48 hrs.
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) earned per month: Used either as sick or vacation leave
    • 1-4 year employee – Earn 6.92 hrs per pay period with 180 hr cap.
    • 5-9 year employee – Earn 8.46 hrs per pay period with 220 hr cap.
    • 10 year-and over employee – Earn 10 hrs per pay period with 260 hr cap.
  • Bi-weekly pay schedule, equating to 26 pay periods a year.
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield Health Insurance. $3000 individual deductible, $9000 family deductible. Pays 100% of costs for in-network after deductible is met. Monthly Costs: Employee Only $102.77, Employee Spouse/Employee Child $205.53 and Employee Family $308.29
  • Unum Dental Insurance.
  • Voluntary Unum Vision Insurance.
  • HSA Medical Account – District contributes $1000.00 yearly.
  • Life insurance equal to one year’s salary.
  • Texas County & District Retirement plan, 7% employee contribution at 2 to 1 match from the District with 7% return. (Five-year vesting, twenty-year retirement).
  • Voluntary employee 457 additional retirement participation.
  • Longevity pay, $5.00 for each month of service, beginning the second full month of service paid in lump sum yearly.
  • Paid career development training.
  • Monthly incentive pays offered: TCOLE Licenses (Intermediate $25.00, Advance $50.00 & Master $100.00). Education Pay of $100.00 for Bachelor or Master’s Degree from an accredited college.
  • Furnished uniforms, rain gear, winter gear, duty leather gear & equipment, ballistic vest, qualification and duty ammunition.
  • Issued Springfield Armory’s Saint patrol rifles with optics.
  • DCWDPD allows employees to carry personal owned handguns for duty weapons that are within DCWDPD policies and approved by Chief of Police OR DCWDPD will furnish a Springfield Armory XD 9 mm duty weapon.


Education and Experience:

High school diploma or GED equivalent; AND be 21 years of age and have a clear criminal record. Must pass background investigation, a medical, psychological, and polygraph examination, and final interview with the Chief of Police. College course credits towards a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Business or Public Administration are preferred.

Required Licenses or Certifications:

Must possess current Peace Officers License from Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE), and must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.

Denton County Freshwater Supply District #10 Peace Officer Employment Application