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Sheriff Promotional Exam Announcement

Renaissance Tower - 1201 Elm Street, 23rd Floor, Suite 2300-B, Dallas, TX 75270
Telephone: (214) 653-7638 • Fax: (214) 653-7608


This notification serves as the announcement of the promotional exam process for the Detention Service Commander, Captain, Detention Service Manager, Sergeant, and Detention Service Supervisor positions. In order to qualify to sit for the written examination, candidates must meet the minimum qualifications at the time of registration and register at the following location only:

Dallas County Human Resources/Civil Service Department
Renaissance Tower
1201 Elm Street, Suite 2300-B (23rd Floor)
Dallas, TX 75270

Thursday, March 30, 2017 through Thursday, April 13, 2017 
8:00 am to 4:30 pm

EXAM DATE: July 13, 2017

The minimum requirements for the written examination are as follows (all required work experience must be with the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department) and an applicant must have on file documentation that the applicant meets the following standards: a high school diploma from an accredited high school or a high school equivalency certificate (GED). 
All documentation is due at the time of registration and must be provided by the applicant, i.e., DD214 form, if applicable, college transcript(s), etc.

Detention Service Commander
Detention Service Commander Announcement
Promotional Exam Registration Form
(Please present this document completed at the time of registration.)
Captain
Captain Announcement
Promotional Exam Registration Form
(Please present this document completed at the time of registration.)
Detention Service Supervisor
Detention Service Manager Announcement
Promotional Exam Registration Form
(Please present this document completed at the time of registration.)
Sergent
Sergeant Announcement
Promotional Exam Registration Form
(Please present this document completed at the time of registration.)
Detention Service Supervisor
Detention Service Supervisor Announcement
Promotional Exam Registration Form
(Please present this document completed at the time of registration.)
“Continuous employment” is defined as current employment in a TCOLE law enforcement position with no interruption/break in service. Prior to sitting for a promotional exam any probationary period must be completed, if applicable.
All documentation is due at the time of registration.

Exam Location
Bill Priest Institute
1402 Corinth Street
Dallas, TX 75215