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Hiring Process

Applicant processing phases will be determined by the position.  All hiring processes start with submittal of a resume based application by visiting the UTA Human Resources job posting website here:

 Apply for positions

If you have any questions regarding the hiring process, feel free to contact us through the information below.

Yvonne RoQue, Lieutenant
(817) 272-2468
yroque@uta.edu

E. Waites, Senior Public Safety Officer
(817) 272-0195
(817) 272-5190 - Fax
policerecruiter@uta.edu


Police Officer

Application and Selection Steps for Police Officer

  • Phase 1 – HR Application
  • Phase 2 – Written Examination and Physical Agility
  • Phase 3 – Preliminary Interview
  • Phase 4 – Oral Board
  • Phase 5 – Background Investigation
  • Phase 6 – Polygraph and Psychological Exam
  • Phase 7 – Medical, Vision & Drug Screening

Public Safety Officer

Application and Selection Steps for Public Safety Officer

  • Phase 1 – HR Application
  • Phase 2 – Preliminary Interview
  • Phase 3 – Oral Board
  • Phase 4 – Background Investigation
  • Phase 5 – Polygraph and Psychological Exam
  • Phase 6 – Medical, Vision & Drug Screening

Telecommunications Operator

Application and Selection Steps for Telecommunications

  • Phase 1 – HR Application
  • Phase 2 – Criticall Testing (www.criticall911.com)
  • Phase 3 – Preliminary Interview
  • Phase 4 – Oral Board
  • Phase 5 – Background Investigation
  • Phase 6 – Polygraph and Psychological Exam
  • Phase 7 – Medical, Vision & Drug Screening

Emergency or crime in progress: Dial 817-272-3003 //
Report a crime or non-emergency: Dial 817-272-3381