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
(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.