Hiring Procedures

The City of Princeton accepts job applications for current openings only. All positions are subject to close without notice. You may obtain an application by downloading one from the links on this page or by visiting the Employee Experience office at:
Princeton Municipal Center
2000 E  Princeton Road
Princeton, TX 75407


The City of Princeton job posts are also available through the Texas Municipal League website.


  • Please indicate on the submitted application which position you are applying for
  • Only candidates who meet the minimum job requirements will be hired
  • Not all candidates are interviewed
  • Job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of pre-employment:
    • Drug screen
    • Reference and background checks
    • Driving record checks
    • Physical agility and physical exam (if applicable)
  • A resume will not be accepted without a completed application


  • Mail application to:
    Employee Experience
    City of Princeton
    2000 E Princeton Road
    Princeton, TX 75407
  • Fax application to:
    Attention: Employee Experience
    Fax: 972-734-2548
  • Email your application to Employee Experience.

Disqualifying Factors

If at any point an applicant is determined to meet any of the following automatic disqualifiers, the application process for the applicant automatically ceases:

  • Failure to meet the minimum qualifications necessary for the performance of the duties of the position involved
  • Knowingly making a false statement on the application form or supplements thereto
  • Committing or attempting to commit a fraudulent act at any stage of the selection process
  • Possess a criminal conviction for which the City establishes as an exclusion for a justified business necessity (refer to Criminal History Check Policy)
  • Convicted of a felony
  • Discharged from the armed forces under conditions other than honorable or general
  • An inability to obtain any license or permit required for the position
  • Is not legally permitted to hold the position
  • Has offered or attempted to offer money, service, or any other thing of value to secure an advantage in the selection process and/or
  • Is not able to perform the essential functions of the position

For police positions, the Police Department retains the ability to cease the application process for various other disqualifiers, which are outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures.

An applicant may be disqualified from consideration upon other reasonable grounds relating to job requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, military or veteran status, the presence of medical conditions, or any other legally protected status.