Applicants must complete the NEOGOV online application PRIOR to testing. Questions or concerns should be directed to a Background Investigator well in advance of the testing appointment date.

For correction officer testing, please apply online at: www.traviscountyjobs.org. Applicants must complete the NEOGOV application PRIOR to testing. Questions or concerns should be directed to a Background Investigator well in advance of the testing appointment date.

Test dates and submission deadlines will be posted on this web page and at the www.traviscountyjobs.org web site. Applicants are to arrive no later than 0645. Doors will be closed at that time and testing will begin as soon as all applicants are checked in. Applicants arriving after 0645 will be turned away.

If the applicant fails to arrive and test they will be removed from the process for one year.

Test location is the Travis County Sheriff's Office Training Academy, 3614 Bill Price Rd., Del Valle, TX 78617.

Applicants who pass the Reading Comprehension/Vocabulary (RCV) test will be given instructions for the Physical Readiness Test. 

Testing Dates

2016 CORRECTIONS

  • January 9
  • February 13
  • March 12
  • April 16
  • May 14
  • June 11
  • July 9
  • August 13
  • September 10
  • October 8
  • November 5
  • December 10

2015 LAW ENFORCEMENT

Date to be determined for the civil service exam, with the physical readiness test and the RCV immediately following. These exams will be conducted at the Travis County Sheriff's Office Training Academy located at 3614 Bill Price Rd., Del Valle, TX 78617.

In order to test, you must complete a NEOGOV online application and submit it electronically to TCSO Human Resources. You must have your PID number entered into the NEOGOV online application when submitting it electronically.  

Corrections

Test Scheduling

Correction Officer Applicants must electronically schedule for their test date after they receive the testing notice whether they will attend or they will be turned away at the testing.

Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Test

This entry-level test is required by all applicants for all positions and is designed to test the applicant’s general reading and writing abilities. There is no study guide for this test. This is not required for current employees and individuals that have previously passed this test.

Physical Readiness Test - Corrections Officer

All applicants will be tested and must pass the department's physical readiness test. Applicants that cannot pass the physical readiness test will not be allowed to continue in the application process. The minimum standard for all applicants or new recruits is passing the physical readiness test at 50% or above according to their age, gender and weight. Find your minimum requirement HERE.

Law Enforcement

LE candidates must be licensed by TCOLE at the time of application submission.

Testing for Law Enforcement is held twice a year. Email Human Resources  for more information about the next available testing session.

Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Test

This entry-level test is required by all applicants for all positions and is designed to test the applicant’s general reading and writing abilities. There is no study guide for this test. This is not required for current employees and individuals that have previously passed this test.

Law Enforcement Deputy Exam

The Law Enforcement Deputy Exam is designed to evaluate the candidate’s ability to think and reason by testing the applicant’s basic skills in map reading, memory, math and grammar. For information concerning study materials, please contact the TCSO Civil Service Office at(512) 854-4769.

Physical Readiness Test - Law Enforcement

The applicants will be tested and must pass the department's physical readiness test. Applicants that cannot pass the physical readiness test will not be allowed to continue in the application process. The minimum standard for all applicants or new recruits is passing the physical readiness test at 50% or above according to their age, gender and weight. Find your minimum requirement HERE.

Human Resources Officer Testing Staff

Deputy Alvis Prince 512-854-8424

Officer Parker Westbrook 512-854-4740

Deputy Andrew Ybarra 512-854-9730

Email Human Resources

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