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Police Polygraph Examiner-City of Scottsdale (AZ)

Date Posted: May 24, 2024

Employer: City of Scottsdale


The Police Polygraph Examiner administers pre-employment and criminal polygraph examinations.

Essential Functions
Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following:

Administers pre-employment polygraph and criminal polygraph examinations for the Police or other City departments.
Conducts interviews with diverse cross-section of society.
Coordinates placing of polygraph physiological attachments and in the operation of electronically-enhanced polygraph instruments. Places polygraph physiological attachments on the person to whom the test is being administered. Properly operates electronically enhanced polygraph instruments.
Interprets and evaluates polygraph charts.
Produces written reports for clients, based on examination results.
Maintains a complete log and file of all persons examined.
Performs maintenance, troubleshooting repairs, and calibrations of electronically-enhanced polygraph instruments and attachments.

Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience:

A high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalent, and graduation from a polygraph school that is accredited by the American Polygraph Association (A.P.A.).
Three years of experience as a Legal Enforcement Examiner or five years of experience as a Private Examiner.
Any equivalent combination of education and/or job-related experience that meets the minimum qualifications may be substituted.

Licensing, Certifications, and Other Requirements:
Other pertinent licenses and/or certifications may be required of some positions depending on division/department/service assignment.
Every person employed by the City of Scottsdale shall reside in the State of Arizona during his or her active employment by the City, regardless of whether the employee is approved to remote work.
Other pertinent licenses and/or certifications may be required of some positions depending on division/department service assignment.

Preferred Education/Experience:
Minimum of thirty (30) hours of continuing education in the field of polygraphy every two (2) years since graduating from an accredited polygraph school.
Be a full member in good standing with the American Polygraph Association (APA) and/or the American Association of Police Polygraphists (AAPP).

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