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Printable forms:

Police Applicant's Medical Release Form

Physical Agility Standards

The Hobbs Police Deparment is accepting applications for the following positions:

Certified Police Officer
Go to Certified Police Officer job description
Cerified Police Officer SRO
Go to Certified Police Officer SRO job description
Non-Certified Police Officer
Go to Non-Certified Police Officer job description

Officer Employment Procedure

The City of Hobbs Police Department endeavors to recruit and employ individuals who are determined to be the best suited for available positions. To this end, the following selection process has been adopted effective March 1, 1995.

Selection Process

A selection process is conducted as needed and is scheduled by the Police Department Lieutenant in charge of Recruiting/Training and the Director of Personnel.

Notification of Date - Job seekers who indicate an interest in the position of Police Officer through the submission of an application, letter of inquiry or telephone will be contacted and informed of the next testing date.

Selection Process Procedure

  • Applicant Packet
  • Written Test
  • Physical Fitness Demonstration
  • Background Investigation
  • Oral Review Board
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Ranking of Applicants
  • Drug/Alcohol Screen
  • Medical Examination
  • Physical Assessment
  • Psychological Examination
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