Police Officer Recruit

Agency: Surprise Police Department

Location: Surprise AZ

Industry: Protective Service

Occupational Category: Law Enforcement



Closing Date/Time:      Sun. 02/26/17 11:59 PM Arizona Time

Salary:                             $24.00 Hourly

Job Type:                       Full-Time Regular



Applicants for this position may be eligible for Veteran's Preference Points pursuant to A.R.S. 38-492 and the Public Safety Veteran Recruitment policy.  In order to be eligible, a DD-214 with the completed Member 4 section must be submitted at the time of initial testing on March 25th, 2017 .   

Initial testing is scheduled for Saturday, March 25th, 2017. All Police Recruit applicants must attend to be considered for this recruitment. Qualified applicants will be notified of the testing time and location via email following the closing date of this application.

For detailed instructions please visit our website by clicking the following link 
Police Recruiting Information. You must bring the completed Surprise Police Department Physical Fitness Assessment Waiver Form found on page 10 of the Recruiting Information Packet.

The hiring salary is $24.00 per hour.

Reports To: Police Sergeant
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Status: Full-time; Non-Classified
Pay Grade: PR

Assist in law enforcement and crime prevention work in a training capacity; patrol, with assigned Police Officer, a designated area for the prevention of crime and the maintenance of law and order; and assist in investigative work and other assignments, in a training capacity.


This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all the duties and responsibilities performed by positions in this class.




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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Knowledge of: 

Skill in: 

Ability to: 

High school graduate or have successfully completed a General Educational Development (G.E.D.) examination.
Must complete 20 week basic training at the Arizona Law Enforcement Academy.
Must be 21 years of age prior to graduation from a basic training academy.
Must be a U.S. citizen.
No job related experience is required.

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