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4601 Padre Blvd
South Padre Island, TX 78597
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Police Officer (Part-Time)

Pay Rate: $13.00/hour. 

Police Officers are responsible for performing a variety of duties related to the protection of life and property, enforcement of criminal and traffic law and city ordinances, prevention of crime, preservation of the public peace, apprehension of criminals and calls for service. Included in the duties above are patrolling, investigation, traffic regulation, community relations and other law enforcement activities. High school diploma or equivalent supplemented by a two-year community college degree or vocational school training in police science, law enforcement, criminal justice administration, public administration, or a related field. Must be TCOLE certified and successfully completed the State Basic Training Academy. Must possess a valid Class C Texas Driver’s License. Twenty-four (24) months of full-time paid service as a sworn police officer in a civilian governmental jurisdiction. Any equivalent combination of education and experience, equivalency to be determined by the City. All applicants must be willing to work weekends and late nights.  Applicants must be willing to submit to a written and physical test and submit to an extensive background check. Please refer to the position description for complete job details and requirements.

This position is open until filled.

To apply for a City of South Padre Island available position you must submit a completed application form by mail, fax or email to:


The City of South Padre Island

Attn: Human Resources

4601 Padre Blvd.

South Padre Island, TX 78597

Fax: (956) 761-3888


City application forms are available on the City’s website at, located in the front lobby of City Hall, or requested by phone at (956) 761-6456.



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