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Sheriff's Office: Employment Information


Employment at the Collin County Sheriff's Office is regulated by Civil Service. The Sheriff's Office may have openings, but applications cannot be taken unless the position is listed on Collin County Human Resources' website. All job openings are posted for a set period of time and applications must be considered in the order they are received. The position will be posted again only if the openings are not filled.

Questions regarding positions with the Sheriff's Office can be answered by HRD, the Sheriff's Office Professional Standards Section at (972) 547-5155 or by emailing the Professional Standards Section.

All applications must be submitted online through the Collin County Human Resources website.

Please navigate to the link below to apply for any employment with Collin County:

Collin County Careers

Lateral Entry Program

Qualifications for Lateral Hire:

(1) has five cumulative years of full-time law-enforcement experience as a peace officer, including experience in an agency outside of the state, and

(2) has a current Texas peace officer’s license, and

(3) is currently employed by a Texas law-enforcement agency and is in good standing, including with respect to psychological and physical fitness and weapons proficiency, is eligible for the following lateral-hire exemptions.

A person, who qualifies for lateral hire, is exempt from:

(1) a psychological examination, if the person submits proof they have completed a psychological examination within the last five years that is valid with TCOLE, and

(2) a polygraph examination, and

(3) the physical-agility test.