Employment Opportunities,
Please Call the
Abernathy City Secretary

(806) 298-2546
The City of Abernathy will accept and hold applications for 6 months even if no job vacancies exist.
Applications are downloadable below.



This position requires a TCOLE certification, and a valid Texas driver's license. Applicants are subject to pre-employment screening/testing, including, but not limited to: thorough background investigation, psychological, and drug testing.

Within 90 days of hiring, required to reside within a ten (10) minute one-way commute of the municipal limits and in no case reside more than ten (10) miles from the City limits.

Starting salary range $33,545 - $40,460 depending on certification level.

Forward resume and completed job application to: Luis Villarreal, Police Chief, P.O. Box 310, Abernathy, Texas 79311, Phone 806-298-2546; EOE. Position is open until filled

Posted 1-16-18.


Employment Application
PDF Format

Employment Application
Word Format

All applicants under the age of 18 must submit a completed Minor's Release Form.

TCOLE requires applications for the Abernathy Police Department to include a Personal History Statement before hiring. Once your application is received and processed, you will be asked to complete this information.

To submit your completed application, you may:
  • Deliver it in person,
  • Mail it to:
City of Abernathy
Attn: City Secretary.
P.O. Box 310
Abernathy, Texas 79311


The City of Abernathy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Discrimination against or preference for any person in recruitment, hiring, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, membership, training, examination, appointment, promotion, retention, discipline or any other aspect of employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, physical disability or non-merit factor is prohibited.