Police Officer

Riverdale City, UT
Riverdale Police Department

Salary range: $32.72 – $42.96.

Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

Performs a variety of working level, technical law enforcement duties related to enforcing the laws, maintaining the peace, and protecting the citizens of Riverdale. Performs in investigations, patrol or traffic units as may be assigned.

Works under the general supervision of the Assistant Chief or Sergeant.

May provide close to general supervision to less experienced officers while in training or on a case-by-case basis. Functions as the Officer in Charge (OIC) in the absence of a higher ranking officer or by assignment.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs a variety of advanced level law enforcement duties.
  • Responds to life and property threatening calls such as robbery, burglary, family disturbance, theft, vandalism, arson, riot, etc.
  • Conducts investigation and follow-up investigation on scene and post incident; makes arrests of offenders.
  • Writes crime case reports, arrest reports, complaint reports, etc.
  • Appears and testifies in court.
  • Routine patrol of residential neighborhoods and businesses.
  • Operates the breathalyzer and radar equipment.
  • Conducts security checks of business and residential establishments.
  • Performs traffic related functions; i.e. enforcement and investigation of accidents.
  • Functions may be performed in uniform or investigation divisions.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Other functions may be assigned by letter of appointment.


  • Graduation from high school or equivalent GED.
  • Successful completion of Utah Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Academy.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be clear of prior felony criminal convictions; misdemeanor convictions will be dealt with case-by-case.
  • Must possess a valid Utah Driver’s License.
  • Must maintain firearm proficiency.
  • Must maintain POST certification.
  • Must meet department specified physical fitness requirements.