Lisa Cariker

Human Resources Director

(903) 731-8421

Civil Service Director

Susan Tingle

Human Resources Specialist

(903) 731-8427

How To Apply

Great! You found an opportunity that interests you.

This page will guide you through the process to apply to become a team member with the City of Palestine!

to download an application.

You have 3 options for filling out and turning in your Employment Application.

If  you would like to email your employment  application, you will need a document signing application to digitally sign the employment application. There are many free and paid options available, including  Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (free download) which you can download HERE.

OPTION 1: Email

Once you complete and digitally sign the Employment Application, you must email it to the Human Resources Director, Lisa Cariker, at  You may also email a copy of your DD214 , if applicable.

OPTION 2: Mail or Drop Off

After you complete and sign the Employment Application, you can mail both to Lisa Cariker, Civil Service Director at:

Palestine City Hall
504 N. Queen St.
Palestine, TX  75801

OPTION 3: Police Applicants

For Police Department Applicants:

After you complete and sign the Employment Application and have the Pre-Employment Inquiry Release notarized, you can drop them off at:

Palestine Police Department
511 N. John St.
Palestine, TX 75801

(If applicable, please include a copy of your TCOLE certification and/or a copy of your DD214. **Copies must be received by the assigned deadline to be considered.)