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Testing for Deputy Sheriff

The Burnet County Sheriff’s Office is actively seeking qualified and motivated candidates for the position of Patrol Deputy.

In order to test, an individual must be a current Texas peace officer, currently enrolled in a Basic Peace Officer Course (BPOC), or qualified to attend a Basic Peace Officer Course (BPOC).  A Burnet County Employment Application must be submitted to the Burnet County Human Resources Department. 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.