Job Openings - Patrol Officer



Starting salary for entry level patrol officers is $20.99/hour or $43,659.00/year with a 3 percent increase in 6 months to $21.62/hour or $44,969.60/year. 

Starting salary for experienced officers (Patrol II) starts at $23.09/hour or $48,027.00/year with a 3 percent increase in 6 months to $23.78/hour or $49,462.00/year. 

Paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation.  Free health insurance.  TMRS retirement-2/1 match @7 percent.  Department issued uniforms, duty weapon, leather, and holster.  Certificate pay from $1,000 to $1,800 per year based on level of certification.  TCOLE certified officers only need to apply.  Candidates who have received a Dishonorable Discharge from previous employers will not be eligible to apply.   

Job Description: 

Patrol City of Clute.  Answer calls for service.

Job Requirements:

Must be 21 years of age.  TCOLE certified.  Valid/clean driving record.  Able to work shift work, weekends, and holidays.  Must have high school diploma or have GED.  Must pass background investigation, written test, physical agility test, and oral review board.  Hiring process will include psychological testing, and physical exam/drug screen.  No experience necessary.  On site training provided.

Click on "Application" below to download the application.  Print application and mail to Clute PD, 104 E. Main St., Clute, Tx. 77531  Attn:  Sgt. Belinda Rickman  OR Contact Sgt. Belinda Rickman at 979-265-6194 and an application can be mailed to you.  You can also email your completed application to

Application deadline:  May 1, 2018.

Testing dates:  May 3, 2018 and May 8, 2018.

Click on "Application" below to download the application or one can be picked up at Clute PD. 



Part Time Jailer positions available.  Jailers work 19 hours per week.  Salary is $14.58 per hour.  Must be availble to work weekends and nights.  Must have clear Criminal History and be able to pass a background investigation and physical exam/drug screen. 

For questions regarding Jailer position, please contact Sgt. Belinda Rickman @ 979-265-6194 or

To apply, click on Application link above and download 4 page City of Clute application.  Fill out application and return to Sgt. Rickman at one of the following:


Mail or Hand: Clute Police Dept, 104 E. Main St., Clute, Tx 77531

Fax: 979-265-0299