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Police Officer - Lateral/Certified Job - City of Goodyear - Goodyear, Arizona

July 17, 2014

City of Goodyear

Position Title: Police Officer - Lateral/Certified
Position Type: Civilian
Closing Date: 8/24/2014
Job Description


City of Goodyear Police Officers patrol the City of Goodyear to enforce Arizona state laws and City ordinances. They respond to emergency situations, educate the public regarding safety and security, and perform administrative duties as required. They must possess high ethical standards, actively participate in teamwork, and demonstrate knowledge of safety principals and an awareness of safety requirements at all times.

Ideal candidates will currently possess AZ POST Certification or be eligible for the waiver exam, have passed a FTO Program, and successfully completed probationary period at a law enforcement agency. These candidates will also possess some computer knowledge and good communication skills.

Qualified candidates will fit into one of four categories:

AZ POST Lateral Police Officer

AZ POST Certified Police Officer

Out-of-State Lateral Police Officer

Self-sponsored Recruits currently enrolled in the academy with an anticipated graduation date of November 30, 2014


Additional Information

To see the full job description and apply, please visit the website:

First review of applications: August 1, 2014

Second review of applications: August 25, 2014


Written Test: August 20, 2014 & September 15, 2015

Physical Agility: August 21, 2014 & September 16, 2014

Job Requirements
  • Age Age 21
  • Education High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Experience See job description
  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $51,178   annual
    Academy Graduate: $49,930   annual
    Lateral: $51,178   annual
    Top Pay: $72,313   annual

    Contact Information

    Sheire Farmer
    City of Goodyear
    190 N. Litchfield Rd.
    Goodyear, Arizona 85338
    ph: (623)882-7766