The City of Cleburne follows the guidelines in Chapter 143 of the Texas Local Government Code and the City of Cleburne Firefighters' and Police Officers' Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations. The Civil Service Local Rules and Regulations establish the process for the appointment or hiring of all sworn peace officers and certified firefighters in the City.
All interested applicants must complete the police or firefighter entrance exams. The written exam is based on general knowledge, aptitude and mental ability. All applicants must pass the entrance exam with the designated minimum score.
Hiring is based on the number of open positions and number of applicants on the eligibility list.