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Police Officer Civil Service Entrance Exam Schedule

To reserve a seat for an upcoming exam, applicants must submit an application online by 4:00 p.m. on or before the application deadline date. To apply go to



Visit our City's website and click on "Find Employment." On the next page, click on "Current Job Opportunities."

Only those candidates passing the minimum qualifications and supplemental questions on the online application, will be eligible to submit required documents within the deadline date. Required documents include a copy of the following: Driver's License and military DD214 member 4 (if applicable). Copies of documents may be mailed or brought in person to:

City of Mesquite, Attn: Human Resources
1515 N. Galloway Avenue
Mesquite, Texas 75149

It is the responsibility of the applicant to call the HR Department at 972-216-6322 to confirm that application materials have been received and to verify eligibility to test.

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Exam Date
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Exam Location
8/18/18 10/5/18 10/12/18 10/20/18 8:30 am 9:00 am TEEX, 15515 IH‐20 @ Lumley

Exam Information

  •  Check-in begins at 8:30 am - Please have your Driver License ready
  • DO NOT bring cell phones and electronic devices to the exam room
  •  Exams begin at 9:00 am - No entry will be allowed after the doors close
  • You will have 2 ½ hours to take the exam
  • The physical agility course will take place the same afternoon for all applicants who pass the written exam with a 70% or higher 
  •  Please come dressed accordingly

Directions to Mesquite Arts Center: 1527 N. Galloway Ave, Mesquite, TX 75149.

  • Exit I-635 onto U.S. Hwy. 80 East (Terrell exit); take the first exit off Hwy. 80 (Galloway Ave.) Turn right (south) on Galloway and go to the third traffic light. Turn right at the traffic light (Range Rd.) into the parking lot.  The Rehearsal Hall is located on
  • The Rehearsal Hall is located on the 1st floor. Upon entering the building, proceed down hallway and to the right will be the exam site. Follow signs for Police Exam.
  • The Black Box is located on the 1st floor. Upon entering the building, the exam site is located on the left thru the first double doors.

Directions to Mesquite City Hall Training Rooms: 757 N. Galloway Ave, Mesquite, TX 75149.

  • From Interstate 635 (north or southbound) take Exit 6B, Hwy. 80 East (Terrell).
  • Take the first exit off Hwy. 80 (Galloway Ave).
  • Turn right (south) on Galloway and drive about 1.5 miles to City Hall (on the right).
  • Turn right at the traffic light (Municipal Way) into the parking lot. Proceed to the City Hall entrance
  • The Training Rooms are located on the 2nd Floor. Upon entering the building, stairs are to the right and an elevator to the left. Follow signs to Training Rooms.