Police Officer

Unalaska, AK
Unalaska Department of Public Safety

Hiring Wage: $35.04 – $37.18/ hour

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This position, under supervisor from the Police Sergeant, performs a full range of duties associated with traffic and criminal law enforcement. Responds to an emergency call and enforces local, state, and federal law. Effects lawful arrest of suspected criminals, and conducts investigations of alleged or suspected criminal activity. Completed written reports, conducts interviews, and testifies at court proceedings.


  • High school diploma and or GED required; College Degree Preferred; a combination of education and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis
  • Police experience preferred
  • Basic certificate in law enforcement from APSC preferred


  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • US Citizen by birth or naturalization by the time of hire
  • Must have or ability to obtain a CPR & First Aid Certificate
  • Ability to meet APSC standards and obtain a basic certificate within 12 months of hire
  • Must have or ability to obtain an Alaska Driver’s License within 30 days of hire
  • Ability to work rotating shifts
  • Ability to pass all required pre-employment testing i.e. Criminal background and History, F-3, drug testing, physical, polygraph, and psychological