Employment

The Burnet County Sheriff’s Office is a dynamic and growing agency dedicated to ethical and professional law enforcement. In the last 18 months, we have deployed a new Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) and Records Management System (RMS) as well as electronic citation software and a new digital evidence system. Exciting things are happening at BCSO and now is the time to get onboard because the future is bright!

Currently open positions at the Burnet County Sheriff’s Office are posted on the Burnet County Human Resources website. Applications must be submitted through the Burnet County Human Resources Office.


The hiring process for Peace Officer positions consists of the following:

  • Initial application through Burnet County Human Resources
  • Written testing (basic arithmetic, reading comprehension, grammar)
  • Submission of Personal History Statement
  • Invitation to interview with selection board
  • Conditional job offer
  • Background investigation
  • Final job offer

Successful Peace Officer applicants will be required to complete an in-service training period and a comprehensive Field Training Program. Applicants with prior Texas law enforcement experience may be eligible to complete an abbreviated Field Training Program on a case by case basis.