Austin Police Department


Welcome to our employment section. Here you can view our current job openings and apply for positions online. Click 'Search' in the Job Listings section below to view current postings. If the Search button isn't available, we do not currently have any job listings posted.


The Austin Police Department hires Police Cadets in cycles. If our application is closed but you would like to receive updates on future opportunities, please email us at to be added to our email list. You can also follow us on social media for updates: @JoinAPD on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


IMPORTANT: We contact all applicants via email throughout the hiring process. It is recommended that you add iCIMS ( to your Approved/Safe Sender list to ensure that our emails are properly delivered to your inbox and not marked as spam. Please click here for instructions on whitelisting iCIMS.  


If you have any questions about the hiring process, the police academy, or anything related to working for APD, please contact a recruiter today by calling 512-974-4211.


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