Police Officer (Recruit)-Scottsdale Police Department (AR)

Police Officer – Recruit

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: A high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalent. Must be at least 20 years and 6 months 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 Arizona driver’s license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date. Obtain and maintain AZPOST Certification.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area within a department(s) which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks: 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.

For more information and to apply online, please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/scottsdaleaz?keywords=police%20officer