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Testing for Deputy Sheriff

The Burnet County Sheriff’s Office will be holding written testing for open Deputy Sheriff positions in our Patrol Division on February 2, 2022, at 1:30 PM. If you have already applied since our last testing date, we will notify you via email.

In order to test, an individual must be a current Texas peace officer or currently enrolled in a Basic Peace Officer Course (BPOC).  A Burnet County Employment Application must be submitted to the Burnet County Human Resources Department by no later than the end of business on Monday, January 31, 2022.  The application and job postings are available online at

We offer a good starting salary, take-home patrol vehicles, paid medical and dental, TDCRS retirement, modern law enforcement technology, and a very supportive local community. We also offer extensive training and professional development opportunities through in-house training and other training opportunities. Now is a great time to get on board as we grow with the beautiful Highland Lakes area of Texas.

Our hiring process is outlined in more detail on our website. Please contact Captain Mike Sorenson at with any questions regarding the agency or the hiring process.