Employment Opportunities

Denton County Water District Police Department is looking for community minded individuals that are willing to be part of something great. If you are a service minded individual who believes in community policing we would like to speak with you. Denton County Water District Police Department serves a population of over 13,000 residents who reside in the the communities of Savannah, Artesia, and Arrowbrooke in northern Denton County.

Working as a member of Denton County Water District Police Department means you will be part of a remarkable team that is supported by the communities we serve. Along with being part of a police department that has an outstanding relationship between the police and the community , you will be rewarded with job security, great pay, and excellent benefits.

Current Openings

Career Security

A career with Denton County Water District Police Department offers security. The communities we serve are committed to maintaining a competitive salary and excellent benefits.


  • Competitive Salary with lateral entry plan.  ($61,800 – $76,000 depending on experience, with top out police officer salary of $76,000). Raises are on a STEP Plan.
  • 12 hr shifts, every other weekend off.
  • Ten (10) paid holidays each year
  • Earn Comp Time, up to 48 hrs.
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) earned per month: Used either as sick or vacation leave
    • 1-4 year employee – Earn 6.92 hrs per pay period with 360 hr cap.
    • 5-9 year employee – Earn 8.46 hrs per pay period with 440 hr cap.
    • 10 year-and over employee – Earn 10 hrs per pay period with 520 hr cap.
  • Bi-weekly pay schedule, equating to 26 pay periods a year.
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield Health Insurance. $3000 individual deductible, $9000 family deductible. Pays 100% of costs for in-network after deductible is met. Monthly Costs: Employee Only $102.77, Employee Spouse/Employee Child $205.53 and Employee Family $308.29
  • Unum Dental Insurance.
  • Voluntary Unum Vision Insurance.
  • HSA Medical Account – District contributes $1000.00 yearly.
  • Life insurance equal to one year’s salary.
  • Texas County & District Retirement plan, 7% employee contribution at 2 to 1 match from the District with 7% return. (Five-year vesting, twenty-year retirement).
  • Voluntary employee 457 additional retirement participation.
  • Longevity pay, $5.00 for each month of service, beginning the second full month of service paid in lump sum yearly.
  • Paid career development training.
  • Monthly incentive pays offered: TCOLE Licenses (Intermediate $25.00, Advance $50.00 & Master $100.00). Education Pay of $100.00 for Bachelor or Master’s Degree from an accredited college.
  • Furnished uniforms, rain gear, winter gear, duty leather gear & equipment, ballistic vest, qualification and duty ammunition.
  • Issued Springfield Armory’s Saint patrol rifles with optics.
  • DCWDPD will furnish a Shadow Systems DR920 9mm Pistol with Red Dot Optic System and Tactical Light.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or GED equivalent; AND be 21 years of age and have a clear criminal record. Must pass background investigation, a medical, psychological, and polygraph examination, and final interview with the Chief of Police. College course credits towards a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Business or Public Administration are preferred.

Required Licenses or Certifications:

Must possess current Peace Officers License from Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE), and must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.