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Applications are only accepted after a “Notice of Exam” has been posted.
You must attach a copy of the following: High School Diploma or G.E.D.; Certificate DD 214 (if served in military); Social Security Card; Driver’s License; Birth Certificate; Certification of Fire Fighter Basic issued by Texas Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education; and Basic Emergency Medical Technician Certification from Texas Department of State Health Services.
Failure to provide requested documents and/or failure to return application to the civil service director by posted deadline will result in your application being rejected.
Please note the time and date on the “Notice of Examination” for the deadline of application being rejected. Any documents which are expired will not be accepted.
Before you begin to fill out this application, please ensure that you meet the following requirements. You must meet all 5 of these requirements to qualify for licensure as a peace officer in Texas.
There are very few automatic basis for rejection. Even issues of prior misconduct, employee terminations, and arrests are usually not, in and of themselves, automatically disqualifying. However, deliberate misstatements or omissions can and often will result in your application being rejected, regardless of the nature or reason for the misstatements/omissions. In fact, the number one reason individuals “fail” background investigations is because they deliberately withhold or misrepresent job-relevant information from their prospective employer.
This application form is a governmental document. Be truthful, as there are criminal consequences for lying on a governmental document.
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In completing and signing this application for employment, I understand that misrepresentation or omission of facts is cause for cancellation of this application or separation from the City’s service if I am employed. I agree that the City shall not be liable in any respect if my employment is terminated because of the falsity of statements, answers or omissions made by me on this application.
In connection with my application for employment, or if I am offered employment, at any time during my employment, the City may conduct an investigation of me as part of the process of considering my candidacy as an employee or as deemed necessary during my employment. I understand that the investigative report may include among other things, information as to my character, general reputation, criminal history, personal characteristics, and previous employment history. This information may be obtained by contacting, among others, my previous employers or references supplied by me. I hereby release from all liability or damages the City of Brownwood and those individuals, corporations, or organizations, who provide such information. I understand any such information provided shall become the exclusive property of the City of Brownwood.
All employees of the City of Brownwood are employees at will and, as such, are free to resign at any time. The City of Brownwood also retains the right to terminate any employee’s employment at any time.
This application is current for only 30 days. At the conclusion of this time, if I have not heard from the City of Brownwood and still wish to be considered for employment, it will be necessary for me to fill out a new application.
During the last 10 years beginning with most recent. If you lived out of state, please provide full address including zip code. Include military assignments. (No TDY’s temporary assignments)
Do not include parents or cohabitants.
Indicate date of status change indicated above.
If more than 4 relatives, list them here. Limit to step-parents, brothers, and sisters.
Beginning with the most recent, list below jobs held now and in the past. Also list any other experience related to the position for which you are applying. Include military and volunteer work. Please give valid contact numbers on information for each employer .this section must be filled out completely even if attaching a resume.
List starting and ending salary.
Describe in detail the work you did, equipment operated, skills employed.
Include year, make, model, color, license plate number, and owner.
List all driver licenses ever held. This section must be completed by all applicants.
Completion of this section is required if you are applying for a position that involves driving a City vehicle.
List the length of time driven together with type of vehicle driven.
This section must be completed by all applicants.
Attach a copy of your high school diploma or G.E.D. or college transcript.
If yes, please attach a copy of DD Form 214.
“Family violence” means an act by a member of a family or household against another member of the family or household that is intended to result in physical harm, bodily injury, assault, or sexual assault or that is a threat that reasonably places the member in fear of imminent physical harm, bodily injury, assault, or sexual assault, but does not include defensive measures to protect oneself. (Texas Family Code Section 71.004)
"Assault” means to cause bodily injury to another, threaten another with imminent bodily injury, or to cause physical contact with another when the person knows or should reasonably believe that the other will regard the contact as offensive or provocative. (Texas Penal Code Section
Identify any person or entity to whom you are indebted, and the extent of your indebtedness. Include mortgages, vehicle payments, charge accounts, credit cards, loans, child support payments, and any other debts or payments.
(e.g., Sears, CitiFinancial)
(e.g., student loan, automobile)
Include non-judicial, Captain's mast, etc. If "Yes," provide date(s), charge(s), military court(s) or authority(ies), and outcome(s)
Identify any special licenses you hold (e.g., pilot, radio operator).
List past and present memberships, name, address, type, and dates of involvement.
Explain how often, when last used, and provide an explanation.
Do not include those listed in “Employment History” section.
Include agency name, address, dates, and result.
I hereby certify that this application was completed by me, and that all entries on it and information in it are true and complete to the best of my knowledge.
Use this waiver form to release confidential information from previous employers, landlords, etc. to assist in your application package.
I have been notified that a computerized criminal
history (CCH) verification check will be performed by accessing the Texas Department of Public Safety Secure Website and
will be based on name and DOB information I supply.
Because the name based information is not an exact search and only fingerprint record searches represent true
identification to criminal history, the organization (as listed below) conducting the criminal history check is not allowed to
discuss any information obtained using this method, therefore the agency may offer the opportunity to have a fingerprint search
performed to clear any misidentification based on the name search, if the search provides a criminal report I know could not be
For the fingerprinting process I will be required to submit a full and complete set of my fingerprints for analysis
through the Texas Department of Public Safety AFIS (automated fingerprint identification system). I have been made aware
that in order to complete this process I must have the correct fingerprinting (FAST) form from this agency, make an online
appointment, submit a full and complete set of my fingerprints, and pay a fee of $24.95 to the fingerprinting services company,
Once this process is completed and the agency receives the data from DPS, the information on my fingerprint criminal
history record may be discussed with me.
This copy must remain on file by your agency. Required for future DPS Audits.
To enable the City of Brownwood meet government reporting regulations, applicants are required to complete this EEO data sheet. Information will be kept confidential and will be used solely for government reporting purposes. It will not be used as selection criteria and will be treated as personal and confidential information.
Only complete this section if you wish to identify yourself as a person who has a physical or mental impairment that:
- Substantially limits one or more of a person's major life activities
- Has a record of such impairment
- Whose disability was not acquired during military service
Submit printed form to:
P.O. Box 1389Brownwood, Texas 76804
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