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Welcome

Welcome to the Elm Ridge WCID employment opportunities page! We are excited you have taken the opportunity to research our organization and are considering a career with us.

Elm Ridge WCID has partnered with Government Jobs (powered by NEOGOV) for our online application process. Please see the current open opportunities below. Clicking on the position title will redirect you to Government Jobs to complete the application process for said position. We look forward to hearing from you!

Current openings

Police Officer - certified

Under general supervision, provides responsive and courteous police services in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances, generally consisting of routine patrol, interventions, assistance, investigations, and traffic regulation duties.

Police Recruit

Upon successful hiring as an Elm Ridge Police Recruit, applicant will be enrolled in a state accredited basic peace officer course in a police academy to be determined. After graduating the police academy, under general supervision, provides responsive and courteous police services in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances, generally consisting of routine patrol, interventions, assistance, investigations, and traffic regulation duties.

What our team members say about Elm Ridge

“Elm Ridge PD is a positive workplace where all the employees are valued, supported, and offered support at all organizational levels.”

- Detective Sergeant Smith

“I have been impressed with the training program and general professionalism of everyone involved. It’s easy to tell when people actually care as opposed to just going through the motions.”

- Officer Hawkins

“The culture of the Elm Ridge Police Department is unlike any other agency. We have all come from different law enforcement backgrounds. Our different experiences aid us in working together as a team and all looking towards the same goals for the department.”

- Officer Ferguson

“One of the things I appreciate about the Department is the commitment to community engagement. They actively participate in neighborhood events, establish partnerships with local organizations, and prioritize building positive relationships with residents. Additionally, their dedication to ongoing training and professional development ensures that officers are well-prepared to handle various situations and adapt to evolving needs within the community. Furthermore, I admire the transparency and accountability demonstrated.”

- Officer Harris

“We believe we have created a unique environment for a police department that is unlike any other department in the State of Texas. We have worked to develop a community-based police department that provides a family atmosphere for our officers. The feedback from our officers and residents tells us we have succeeded.”

- Rob Adams | General Manager