An application is required to be completed and on file to take the written civil service test. Your application should have a armed service separation form commonly known as a 'DD-214' for Veteran Preference Points and / or a copy of your Peace Officer License to be given preference as a peace officer or certifiable peace officer.
The Civil Service test is scheduled only as needed. Applications are accepted year round at the Civil Service Director's office, 135 SE 1st Street, Paris, TX 75460.
When a test is scheduled, applicants who have an application on file since the last test are notified of the date and time of the upcoming test. If you have not turned in an application, you can download one by clicking here.
Once completed, the application is required to be turned into the Civil Service Director's office, 135 SE 1st Street, Paris, TX 75460. If you have any questions about your application, please feel free to contact Lt. John Berry at 903-737-4135, Asst. Chief Randy Tuttle at 903-737-4130 or Civil Service Director Sandy Collard at 903-784-9272. When a civil service test is scheduled, that information will be provided in the next paragraph of this web page.
Application Download: Click here