Police Officer

Town of Florence Police Department - Florence, Arizona

Jun 1, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$44,471 annual
Academy Graduate:
$44,471 annual
Lateral Transfer:
$44,471 annual

Job Description

We are currently accepting applications for Certified Police Officers. An application packet can be obtained at http://www.florenceaz.gov/jobs/police-officer-certified-and-police-recruit. The entire packet consists of the Town of Florence Employment and the AZPOST Personal History/Certification Applications. They must be completed and returned for consideration. Out-of-state Applicants will be required to complete the AZPOST Waiver Process in lieu of attending an academy.

More information on eligibility and the waiver process can be found at https://post.az.gov/certification-process.

Interested? Give Sergeant Renee Klix a call (520) 868-7668 or send her an email Renee.Klix@Florenceaz.gov. We would love to have you as part of our team! Please visit this site to learn about the wonderful benefits and opportunities the Town of Florence offers its employees: http://www.florenceaz.gov/jobs/police-officer-certified-and-police-recruit.

POLICE OFFICER: Performs general police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Incumbents are required to perform without direct supervision and to exercise independent judgment in meeting both routine and complex emergency situations. Work is reviewed through observation, discussions, activity reports, and results obtained.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be 21 years of age; must be a US citizen; must have at minimum a high school diploma or GED equivalent; valid Arizona driver’s license; must not have been dishonorably discharged from the US Armed Forces. Lateral applicants must possess Arizona POST Peace Officer certification at time of application.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Regular and frequent exposure to outdoor elements/inclement weather. Involves essential and significant physical and sensory demands that require exceptional physical stamina. Police officers are exposed to personal danger from time to time and will be expected to exercise sound judgment in emergency situations. Requires non-standard or rotating work shifts.

Additional Information

Top qualifying candidates may be selected to participate in a panel interview, with final candidates subject to an extensive background check which includes a polygraph, psychological examination, medical examination and drug screening. Lateral applicants are exempt from the phyiscal testing portion of the selection process. All applicants will be required to submit copies of the following documents, which are part of the background investigation process, at time of application: · High school diploma or GED · DD214 (if applicable) · Valid Arizona driver’s License · Certified birth certificate or naturalization certificate All applicants will be required to submit the following documents prior to hire: · Legal actions (e.g., marriage license, divorce, name change, bankruptcy, etc.) required at time of hire. · Official high school or college transcripts may be required at time of hire. · Social Security Card required at time of hire · Arizona Driver’s License required at time of hire

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: Certification obtained

Contact Informaton

Renee Klix

Town of Florence Police Department
425 N. Pinal Street
Florence, Arizona 85132
phone: (520) 868-7668

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