Employment

To be considered for employment opportunities, applicants must complete the Police Employment Application. **Resumes are NOT accepted**

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Public Safety (911) Dispatcher

Public Safety Dispatcher – Apply Here

Public Safety Dispatchers are considered the first First-Responders. Dispatchers take emergency calls for help and dispatch police and fire resources accordingly. To apply for this position, interested persons shall be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or G.E.D. Applicants shall have NO previous convictions for felony crimes.

Applicants shall agree to participate in an extensive selection process that includes:

  • Typing Test (must be able to type 30 words per minute)
  • Board Interview
  • Background Investigation
  • Physical Examination including Drug Screen
  • Must be eligible to be certified by the Mississippi Board of Standards and Training for Dispatchers
  • Competitive Salary – $25,000 annually
  • Up to $1,300 education pay for employees with college degrees
  • All equipment and training provided.

**Resumes are NOT accepted.**

Police Officer / Police Recruit

Police Recruit – Apply Here

Lateral Police Officer – Apply Here

The Byram Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer / Police Recruit. To apply for this position, interested persons shall be at least 21 years of age and have a high school diploma or G.E.D. Applicants shall have NO previous convictions for felony crimes or misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence. If you suffer from separation anxiety related to your mobile device or your mother, this is going to be an exceptionally challenging process. If you have a warrant you will certainly get the interview.

Applicants shall agree to participate in an extensive selection process that includes:

  • Physical Fitness Test (Click Here for State Fitness Requirements)
  • Written Examination
  • Board Interview
  • Background Investigation
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Psychological Examination
  • Physical Examination including Drug Screen
  • Competitive Salary
    • Recruits start at $26,300 per year/raised to $30,000 upon successful completion of basic academy and field training programs
    • Certified Officers start at $30,000 annually
    • Lateral Officers (Certified with at least 3 years of post academy experience) start at $35,000 annually
  • Up to $1,300 education pay for employees with college degrees
  • Assigned take-home car (certain restrictions apply)

**Resumes are NOT accepted.**