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State Trooper Recruit/Lateral

AK Statewide
Alaska Department of Public Safety

The Alaska Department of Public Safety (DPS) is seeking qualified applicants to attend the DPS Training Academy beginning on February 23, 2020. Successful candidates will be appointed as an Alaska State Trooper Recruit or Alaska State Trooper, depending on their qualifications. All new employees to this job class receive high caliber training at no expense, and will earn wages and benefits while attending the academy.

Salary
$5,643.00 – $6,075.00 Monthly

Closing
7/31/2019 5:00 PM Alaska

Qualifications:

STATE TROOPER RECRUIT

General Qualifications
Must be a citizen of the United States of America.
Must be 21 years of age or older at the start of the academy.
Must be conversant in both spoken and written English.
Most possess a high school diploma or have passed a General Education Development (GED) test.
Not disqualified from any portion of a prior background investigation for this job class in the last twelve months.

ALASKA STATE TROOPER (Lateral)
Same qualifications as STATE TROOPER RECRUIT (above) plus the following:

Currently employed in the Department of Public Safety as a State Trooper Recruit, at least six months experience as a State Trooper Recruit, satisfactory completion of Department of Public Safety Field Training and determined by the Executive Director of the Alaska Police Standards Council to be eligible to possess a police officer "Basic Certificate" issued by the Council.

-OR-

Possession of, or eligible for reinstatement of, an active police officer certificate issued by the Alaska Police Standards Council;

-OR-

Twelve months work experience as a police officer AND possession of an active police officer certificate issued by a jurisdiction outside the State of Alaska that is recognized by the Alaska Police Standards Council.