Police Entrance Exam

We Are Looking for a Few Good Men and Women to Answer the Call - San Marcos Police Department

The City of San Marcos will conduct a Civil Service Examination to establish an eligibility list for hiring Police Officers. This eligibility list will be in effect for a period of one year from test date or until the list has been exhausted, whichever occurs first.

DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR THE EXAMINATION IS JANUARY 26, 2024

Test Date:  Saturday, JANUARY 27, 2024         

Time:          8:00AM  (Doors open at 8:00AM; please be in line with your picture ID at 8:30AM; doors will be locked and
                                   testing will begin promptly at 9:00AM. NO ADMITTANCE AFTER 9:00AM.)

 Location:  San Marcos Police Department, 2300 South IH-35, San Marcos, TX 78666

 Physical Test:  Saturday, JANUARY 27, 2024

 Location:  San Marcos Police Department, 2300 South IH-35, San Marcos, TX 78666

 Time:         1:00PM

The January 27th test is for both TCOLE certified and non-certified applicants.

Physical Test Retest Dates (for applicants who do not successfully complete the physical test on January 27th):
Monday, January 29, 2024    9:00-11:00AM 
Friday, February 2, 2024   2:00-4:00PM 
Physical Test retests will be conducted at the San Marcos Police Dept. located at 2300 S. IH 35 in San Marcos.