City of Prescott
  • 26-Jan-2017 to 31-Dec-2017 (MST)
  • Police
  • Prescott, AZ, USA
  • Pay Range $47,570 - $66,602 annually
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

MAJOR BENEFITS FOR FULL-TIME REGULAR EMPLOYEES: Fourteen (14) days paid time off; ten paid holidays; Employee Health and Life Insurance; Short Term Disability; Long Term Disability and Retirement benefits; Deferred Compensation Plans; Social Security contributions; other optional benefits. PROBATION: An established probationary period must be satisfactorily served by each employee. NOTE: When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the selection process.


LATERAL AZPOST CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICERS

Pay Range $47,570 - $66,602 annually

All applicants meeting the standards are encouraged to apply.

Must hold current AZPOST Full Authority Peace Officer Certification and meet all Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board conditions

 

The City of Prescott Police Department delivers quality, Community Based Policing in active partnership with the citizens we serve. We are seeking career and community oriented individuals who desire to be a professional, positive influence in their community. We serve a family-friendly community of approximately 40,000 residents, located adjacent to Prescott National Forest. Our beautiful town square is in the heart of historic downtown and is the site of year-round community activities.

For questions regarding our selection process, working conditions, or any other aspect of Prescott Police Department, contact our Training/Recruiting Section, Dave Fuller at (928) 777-1915 or dave.fuller@prescott-az.gov. For details about City of Prescott benefits, contact the City of Prescott Human Resources Department at (928) 777-1347.

 

WORK SCHEDULE: Officers work rotating schedules which may include days, nights, weekends and/or overtime. Work schedules are subject to change according to the needs of the community.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MUST hold current AZPOST Full Authority Peace Officer Certification and meet all Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board conditions for certification which include: at least 21 years of age before end of certification training; high school graduate or equivalent; United States citizen; possess a valid Arizona motor vehicle operator's license with a good driving record. Must be able to pass a rigorous background investigation and other selection process criteria. Must successfully maintain certification as and be able to perform the essential functions of an AZPOST Certified Full Authority Peace Officer.

 

RESIDENCE REQUIREMENT: After hire, employees must reside within 45 minutes driving time (under normal conditions) to the Police Department at 222 South Marina St., Prescott, AZ.

 

SELECTION PROCESS: A physical fitness test followed by Verbal Response Interviews to be held on a date to be determined. Descriptions and standards are included in the application packet. Candidates successful in the selection process may be scheduled for a verbal review board and staff interview(s) and may be put on an eligibility list. This list will expire one year after testing. Candidates considered for employment must successfully complete a physical examination (including drug screening), psychological evaluation, polygraph interview and a comprehensive background investigation. Additional interview(s) may be scheduled with Chief of Police or his designee.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Complete the online application, go to the following link and print the forms. http://www.prescott-az.gov/_d/police_recruit_lateral_packet.pdf . Forms included: AZPOST Peace Officer Certification Standards, the Physical Fitness Testing Standard Applicants for Police Officer, Prescott Police Department Waiver of Liability, AZPOST Statement of Personal History and Application for Certification. You will need to bring the requested forms with you to the test; please read the instructions carefully. After acceptance of your completed online application, you will be notified of the test time and location.

 

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis

To apply for this position please visit our website at: http://cityofprescott.applicantpro.com/jobs/

(928) 777-1347 (800) 748-6205  TDD (928) 777-1100        Email: hr@prescott-az.gov

EEO/M/F/V/H/D/NSE                  Posted: January 26, 2017

 

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MAJOR BENEFITS FOR FULL-TIME REGULAR EMPLOYEES: Fourteen (14) days paid time off; ten paid holidays; Employee Health and Life Insurance; Short Term Disability; Long Term Disability and Retirement benefits; Deferred Compensation Plans; Social Security contributions; other optional benefits. PROBATION: An established probationary period must be satisfactorily served by each employee. NOTE: When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the selection process.

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