Police Officer Assignment: Trainee

Tucson, AZ
Tucson Police Department

The Tucson Police Department has an exciting career opportunity for candidates who have a passion for protecting life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. The Tucson Police Department is seeking motivated, dedicated, adaptable, compassionate individuals that have a strong desire to serve the community as a Police Officer.

A Police Officer is a job that requires uncompromising integrity and a tremendous amount of responsibility. A Tucson Police Officer must be able to act without direct supervision, demonstrate critical thinking skills, and exercise independent judgment in extremely high-stress situations. Our most successful candidates are those who have prepared both physically and academically for this demanding type of duty.

Close Date 1/20/2019 11:59:00 PM

Salary $22.66 – $31.48/hour – Salary in accordance with Administrative Directives


Attends the Police Academy to learn the skills and practices of a Police Officer.

Assists with performing patrol duties by traveling through designated areas, searching for suspicious, hazardous or criminal activity, conducting field interviews with suspected offenders and making arrests.

With another officer, responds to routine and emergency calls by contacting the reporting person and witnesses, and determining the nature of the call and action to be taken.

Assists with crime prevention by attending public meetings, enforcing criminal and traffic laws, and identifying gang members and criminals.


Minimum Qualifications
Minimum Education Level & Type: High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Minimum Experience Qualifications: No experience required

Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License

Special Job Requirements
At least two (2) years of driving experience

U.S. Citizenship

At least 21 years of age by academy graduation date

No felony convictions or drug abuse