Police Officer Trainee

Police Officer Trainee
Prescott Valley Police Department (AZ) - Prescott Valley, Arizona

Mar 28, 2023

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Application Deadline:
Dec 29, 2023

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$25.50 hourly
Academy Graduate:
$26.50 hourly
Lateral Transfer:
$Depends on Qualifications hourly
Top Pay:
$80,870.40 annual

Job Description

In This Position:

  • Provide Public Safety by patrolling the streets protecting the lives and property of the residents

  • Uphold and enforce the law

  • Write reports of activities and conduct traffic stops as needed

  • Investigate criminal activity and assist other officers with arrest; process detainees through booking

  • Arrest law violators when applicable, and investigate auto accidents when applicable

Need to have:

  • Applicants must possesss AZPOST certification or qualify to apply for a waiver through AZPOST

  • Must possess a valid Arizona Driver's License & be able to pass an extensive background screening

Base starting pay is $26.50 after graduation from the police academy. While in the police academy, pay is $25.50. Full benefits upon hire to include medical, dental and eye insurance.

Additional Information

We are a community policing agency. Our mission is to protect and preserve the rights of all people through impartial, courteous, and compassionate law enforcement.

The department offers a variety of career paths to include: Traffic, Patrol, Criminal Investigation, SWAT, Drug Enforcement, K9, Motors and other paths available.

Your schedule will include one weekend day off as the department works 4 ten hour days with scheduled Sunday through Wednesday or Wednesday through Saturday.

Come be a part of our team. Email is: PoliceRecruitment@prescottvalley-az.gov, leave a message on our Recruitment Hotline 1-928-772-5676 or text to 1-928-460-1089.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21 years upon graduation form the academy
  • Education: High School, GED, or equivalent
  • Experience: None needed for the Trainee Positions

Must apply through the Town of Prescott Valley at https://www.prescottvalley-az.gov/229/Employment.

Also must complete the Personal History form at https://my.azpost.gov/. When you complete the Personal History form you will be issued a Form ID #. Save the number. Share your form with the Prescott Valley Police Department.

When you are contacted by a Prescott Valley Police Department Recruiter, please provide the Personal History Form ID #. You will be guided through the application process every step of the way.

Contact Information

Bob Steward

Prescott Valley Police Department (AZ)
7601 E Civic Circke
Prescott Valley, Arizona 86314-2200
phone: 1 928 772 5168

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