Police Officer

Sworn US Law Enforcement
South Jordan Police Department - South Jordan, Utah

Apr 25, 2022

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Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$27.04 hourly
Top Pay:
$39.72 hourly

Job Description

South Jordan has all of the offerings that police officers seek. Professionally, it is a politically stable organization, economically sound, with a talented and cohesive staff, enjoying fast growth. Personally, the region offers abundant recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a high quality of life. South Jordan, often referred to as SoJo, is a suburban community in the greater Salt Lake City metropolitan area. Located just 18 miles south of Salt Lake City, South Jordan enjoys sophisticated transportation connections, including a nearby hub airport, light rail, and commuter rail lines. Within the region, South Jordan enjoys the continuing growth, with substantial room within the corporate limits to nearly double in population. Aesthetically, South Jordan is different from its neighbors. While the area is known for its cleanliness, peacefulness, and amenities, South Jordan places a great value on these qualities and in the City’s branding.

Additional Information

The base salary for police officers ranges from $27.04 per hour to $39.72 per hour, depending upon qualifications. The South Jordan Police Department also offers a 2.5% differential pay for afternoon shifts and a 5% differential pay for graveyard shifts on top of the officer’s base pay. The City of South Jordan offers an excellent benefit package that includes participation in the Utah Retirement System and up to a 4% match into a 401(k) or 457. Insurance offerings include health, dental, vision, and life. Additional compensation and benefits for police officers include:

  • Year for year salary match for law enforcement officer experience up to 9 years.
  • 40 hours of preloaded vacation leave.
  • Year for year vacation accrual match for law enforcement officer experience.
  • Take home vehicle program up to a 40 miles radius from the jurisdictional boundary of the City.
  • Additional 401(k) contribution for officers in the Tier II retirement system.
  • Quartermaster system for uniforms and equipment.
  • One hour of paid workout time (as time allows).

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Degree or GED
  • Experience: One year

Contact Information

Corinne Thacker

South Jordan Police Department
11175 S. Redwood Road
South Jordan, Utah 84095
phone: 801-879-3769

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