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               ** We are currently NOT accepting applications for Police Officer **

To be notified about our next Civil Service exam, please click on the Notify Me button on our website at, and follow the instructions.

The City of Belton is a Civil Service City, which governs Police and Fire, as outlined by Chapter 143 of the Texas Local Government Code. The Civil Service Commission is responsible for adopting, maintaining and enforcing rules governing the hiring and promotional process and serves as a disciplinary appeal board for Civil Service employees in the Belton Police and Fire Departments.  The Commission is comprised of three commissioners appointed by the City Manager and confirmed by the Belton City Council.  

Persons interested in becoming a Police Officer or a Firefighter must complete the hiring process, beginning with a written examination. The physical assessment will commence on a date after the written exam.Candidates are hired from a certified eligibility list created as a result of an open, competitive written examination, based on general knowledge and aptitude. In order to be considered for hiring, all applicants must successfully pass the entrance examination with a minimum score of 70 percent.  Hiring is based on the number of vacancies and position on the eligibility list. We only accept applications when we have an open position. Click on the respective Police and Fire Career links to the left for more information.