General Duties

This position is a full-time civilian accreditation manager for the department’s CALEA Accreditation.  The person hired for this position would plan, organize, coordinate and direct all activities associated with accreditation for the department. Additional responsibility would include policy management. 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in Police Science, Criminal Justice, or Public Administration or equivalent from an accredited college or university with a minimum of one year related experience and have a valid Driver’s License. See the Hiring Disqualifiers on the website ( Disqualifiers are also listed on the Personal History Statement.  


Selection Process

Applicants meeting all minimum qualifications and have completed an application, passing a pre-employment interview, must pass a written aptitude test and will be required to turn in a completed Personal History Statement. Applicants should obtain the Personal History Statement (PHS) from the department or the department’s website. The personal history statement requires items such as certified birth certificate; copy of diplomas or GED; certified transcripts; copy of military discharge; credit report (dated within the allowed preparation period); court orders (as appropriate). Incomplete PHS may result in disqualification. For any issues regarding obtaining necessary documents by the deadline for PHS, contact the recruiter at [email protected]   

Candidates will then sit before an oral board. All applicants must pass a criminal and personal background investigation. Top candidates after the oral board and background will then sit for an interview with the chief or designee. Candidates selected for the chief’s interview will be notified of the date and time. Selected candidates by the chief will be given conditional job offers.


Policy on Reapplication

Applicants for positions that were temporarily disqualified for any of the listed reasons may reapply for posted positions at least six months after the application posted due date unless specifically notified in writing at the end of the selection process that the disqualification was permanent. A new application must be submitted at that time. Disqualified applicants will be notified of the reason for the disqualification.



The starting pay for this position is $25.82/hr - $34.6/hr ($53,705.60 – 71,968.00 annualized) plus benefits.


Application Deadline

Applications are only accepted online through the city’s employment page (  Personal History Statement can be found on the department website ( or at the Police Department, 705 Leander Drive, Leander, TX 78641. Application deadline is September 27, 2019 at Noon. Written test is scheduled for October 19, 2019. Personal History Statements are due by November 01, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. Oral boards are tentatively scheduled for the week of October 28 – November 01.    EOE.