Sworn US Law Enforcement
City of Surprise Police Department - Surprise, Arizona

Sep 20, 2023

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Application Deadline:
Jan 31, 2024

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$NO annual
Lateral Transfer:
$$31.68 - $44.58 hourly

Job Description

** **O_nly Certified Police Officer applicants will be considered for the position of Police Officer****_

The Surprise Arizona Police Department allows lateral applicants to work directly with the recruiting team to select interview dates that work around the applicant's schedule. Initial interviews can be done via online meetings or in person, which is great for out of state applicants. Once the application is received and it is confirmed that the applicant meets the requirements for the position, the recruiting team will contact the applicant to schedule an initial interview. If, after the interview, the applicant is selected to continue in the process, a second interview will be scheduled with the Command Staff and the Chief of Police. If the applicant is selected to continue in the recruitment process, they will immediately begin the background process. *Candidates who do not successfully pass the initial testing phase must wait six (6) months before re-applying for this position. *

For detailed instructions please visit our website by clicking the following link: **[++Police Recruiting Information**++](https://surpriseaz.gov/1036/Join-the-Team)

(Or copy and paste the link) https://surpriseaz.gov/1036/Join-the-Team

SUMMARY Performs law enforcement, crime prevention work; patrols an assigned area for the prevention of crime, the maintenance of law and order; performs investigative work including special assignments. Also performs a variety of technical law enforcement tasks.

Additional Information

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Very Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to maintain a level of physical fitness to meet department standards. Correct visual acuity to 20/20.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work will occur in an office and field environment. While performing the duties and responsibilities the employee maybe exposed to loud noise, noxious odors, unsanitary conditions, chemicals, electricity, moving mechanical parts, varying weather conditions, and other related conditions and situations. Position is subject to atmospheric conditions: Fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases or poor ventilation.

This is a safety-sensitive position that requires candidates to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen prior to start date. Candidates must successfully pass an Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training (AZPOST) Medical Exam prior to start date.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21+
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED required
  • Experience: Must be a Certified Police Officer at time of application

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High School Diploma or GED required.

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Must have at the time of hire and be able to maintain a valid Arizona driver license.

Must be a Certified Police Officer at the time of application.

++To view the full job description and APPLY FOR THIS POSITION++** click [++HERE**++](http://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/surprise/classspecs/1272758?keywords=police%20officer&pagetype=classSpecifications) (or copy paste the link)


SELECTION PROCESS Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to participate in a selection process to include panel interviews.

Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include:

  • Fingerprinting
  • Criminal Background screening
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Psychological Examination
  • Drug Screen
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-employment Physical Examination

Contact Information

Ryan McNeil

City of Surprise Police Department
14250 W. Statler Plaza, Suite 103
Surprise, Arizona 85374
phone: 1 623 222 4100

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