Job Opportunities

Police Department Positions for the City of Batesville, Mississippi

When job opportunities are available, applications are accepted at the Office of the City Clerk, 103 College Street, Batesville, Mississippi, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Applicants for all positions must be at least 21 years of age.

Qualified applicants must:

  • Have a valid Mississippi driver’s license and good driving record. Out of state applicants must have a valid driver’s license from your state of residence and good driving record. You must be able to obtain a Mississippi driver’s license prior to employment with the City of Batesville.
  • Be a high school graduate or equivalent
  • Pass a thorough background check
  • Complete a:
    - Truth verification exam
    - Physical exam
    - Psychological exam
    - Drug screening
  • Be willing to work some nights, weekends and holidays

In addition to the above, applicants for Patrol Officer positions will be required to complete a PT Test which includes a 1.5 mile run, pushups, and an agility run. Applicants for Dispatcher or Secretary positions are exempt from the PT Test.

Job descriptions are available at City Hall. All applicants will be required to complete an application in the Office of the City Clerk at City Hall. All applications will expire in 90 days.

The City of Batesville is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex or age.

Susan S. Berryhill, City Clerk