Law Enforcement Deputy

Austin, TX
Travis County Sheriff's Office

Starting Salary $63,000.00 – $70,907.06 Annually

Application closing date: 9/8/2023

Law Enforcement Deputy

Minimum requirements: U.S. Citizen; 21 years of age; high school diploma or GED; Licensed Peace Officer in the state of Texas at time of application; and successfully pass the required entry tests to include a physical readiness test and range qualification. Note: If you are not a Licensed Peace Officer in the state of Texas, please contact our Recruiting Team to learn how to become a License Peace Officer in Texas.

At the end of your second year on patrol and upon successful completion of a promotional exam, you will be promoted to a Senior Deputy Sheriff with a pay increase.

The career path in Law Enforcement, after becoming a Senior Deputy is Detective, Sergeant and Lieutenant.

There are many specialized units in the Law Enforcement Bureau that will allow you to gain additional training and experience. As a Senior Deputy Sheriff, you are eligible to apply to be part of one of our specialized units.

Some of our specialized units:

  • K-9
  • DWI Enforcement
  • Highway Enforcement
  • Lake Patrol
  • SWAT
  • Vice