TUCSON POLICE DEPARTMENT - POLICE OFFICER RECRUIT

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TUCSON POLICE DEPARTMENT - TUCSON, Arizona

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Entry Level Salary:
$45,968.00 annual

Job Description

The City of Tucson Police Department is now hiring for Police Officer Recruit! We are looking for motivated and dedicated individuals willing to join our team. Successful candidates from this testing period will be considered for any funde...d academy class(es) within the next six months. The earliest academy that will be filled from this list is January 2015, and this date may be adjusted if necessary. Visit: WWW.JOINTUCSONPD.ORG

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POLICE OFFICER RECRUIT Salary Range: $45,968 - $62,732 Annually ~ Starting salary: $45,968~

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You must ensure that you complete the following by the application deadline in order to be given full consideration in this recruitment process: Step 1 - Completed on-line application with Human Resources by the closing date September 14, 2014 which includes the following: your personal information in your profile, education and employment history, and completed supplemental questions. Step 2 - Completed Pre-screen Questionnaire downloaded and sent to TPD Backgrounds by the closing date on September 14, 2014. Please refer to Pre-screen Questionnaire Instructions as noted below. Failure to complete steps 1 and 2 as indicated above will result in an incomplete application and removal from this recruitment process.

AS THE EMPLOYER OF CHOICE FOR SOUTHERN ARIZONA, WE OFFER Excellent Benefits, a Retirement Plan and AN OUTSTANDING WORKING ENVIRONMENT! Employees in these classifications earn 104 hours of sick leave and 104 hours of vacation leave annually. Vacation accrual rates increase with seniority. Sick Leave balances are unlimited and Vacation balances have a cap of 288 hours. THE TUCSON POLICE DEPARTMENT WAS SELECTED BY THE MILITARY TIMES AS A TOP AGENCY IN THEIR "BEST FOR VETS" 2014 LAW ENFORCEMENT JOBS REVIEW. Military Times evaluated law enforcement agencies on factors including their efforts to recruit veterans, veteran preference points during hiring, total numbers of veterans on the department, the generosity of pay and benefits provided to deployed reservists, among other factors. The Tucson Police Department, along with only six other agencies, was recognized as a "Top Finisher" among the 19 departments profiled by Military Times. The Tucson Police Department is proud that nearly 31% of our members are veterans. Click to read article The Tucson Police Department (TPD) is looking for motivated and dedicated individuals willing to join our team. Successful candidates from this testing period will be considered for any funded academy class(es) within the next six months. The earliest academy that will be filled from this list is January 2015, and this date may be adjusted if necessary. Being a police officer is a job that involves a tremendous amount of responsibility and requires uncompromising integrity. As a Tucson Police Officer you will be protecting life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances - and this involves an element of personal danger. An officer must be able to act without direct supervision, be able to exercise independent judgment in meeting emergencies, and accept work assignments of rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays. Our most successful candidates are those who have prepared both physically and academically for this demanding type of duty. WHAT IT TAKES It will take high ethical standards, integrity, leadership, courage, and a team effort to become a City of Tucson Police Officer. This career demands individuals to be mature and have personal responsibility that is in line with TPD's values and code of ethics. The following minimum requirements are required:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid driver's license with good driving record
  • U.S. citizen
  • At least 21 years of age by academy graduation date (May 21, 2015)
  • No felony convictions or drug abuse
ACCEPTING ONLINE APPLICATIONS FROM AUGUST 25 - SEPTEMBER 14, 2014

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA/GED
  • Experience: NONE

Contact Informaton

MARCEL WADE

TUCSON POLICE DEPARTMENT
270 S STONE
TUCSON, Arizona 85701
phone: (520) 791-2677

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