Police Officer (Lateral/Waiver)

Scottsdale, AZ
City of Scottsdale

Salary
$32.10 – $45.17 Hourly

Closing
11/30/2022 11:59 PM Arizona

Essential Functions

  • Performs law enforcement patrol activities.
  • Operates a motor vehicle and observes and monitors the public to determine compliance/noncompliance with prescribed operating or safety standards and laws. Pursues and stops offenders, subdues resisting offenders using necessary force where appropriate, including deadly force.
  • Issues citations and makes arrests; searches persons, places, and things; seizes and impounds property and evidence; transports arrested persons and property.
  • Mediates disputes; performs crowd and riot control activities.
  • Conducts law enforcement investigations.
  • Protects crime and traffic accident scenes; conducts face to face and phone interviews; observes, gathers, records, processes, and preserves evidence; measures and diagrams crime and traffic accident scenes; prepares detailed written reports of investigative findings; performs data entry of various police activity into computerized records management system, seizes and processes evidence; presents testimony and evidence in court.
  • Responds to citizen requests for assistance to fires, accidents, and crime scenes; administers first aid to sick and injured citizens for a wide variety of illnesses and injuries; assists distressed motorists and crime scene individuals; directs traffic; moves persons, vehicles, and other property.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • A high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalent.
  • Must be 21 years of age at the time of application.
  • Must be a United States Citizen.

Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted driver’s license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date.  The Arizona Department of Motor Vehicles requires that out-of-state driver’s licenses must be surrendered within 10 days of relocating to the State of Arizona.
  • Possess and maintain AZPOST Certification.
  • Every person employed by the City of Scottsdale shall reside in the State of Arizona during his or her active employment by the City, regardless of whether the employee is approved to remote work.