Saturday , April 1 2023

DES Hiring – Police Officer

Arizona Department of Economic Security

This job was posted by : For more information, please see:

Perform professional law enforcement and crime prevention work involved in the protection of life and property enforcing State, Federal, Municipal laws and regulations. Work is performed in accordance with departmental and City rules and regulations, and patrol officers receive assignments and instructions from officers of higher rank. Assignments include uniformed patrol, traffic control, technical and staff service, administration, special support team activities, and investigative work. Work requires exercise of initiative and independent judgment in routine and emergency situations involving exposure to potential injury or loss of life. Work methods and results are evaluated by superior officers through personal inspections, review of reports, and discussions. Work is subject to rotating shift assignments, irregular hours, holiday assignments, and on-call status. *This job post is recruiting for Lateral Police Officers *

LICENSING & TRAINING: Successful completion of required training and AZ POST (Arizona Peace Officer Standards & Training) certification. Must possess a valid Arizona driver’s license.*Continued employment is contingent upon all required licenses and certificates being maintained in active status without suspension or revocation.

Essential Functions


Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.

Operates an automobile, motorcycle, bicycle, or water craft to perform patrol assignments on an assigned shift.
Responds to calls of service and appears at scenes of disorder, emergencies, and crime.
Conducts property checks on businesses and homes for burglary and other criminal activities.
Stops and questions suspicious persons. Assists with a variety of emergencies.
Prepares reports of incidents and investigations
Contacts victims, witnesses, and suspects for detailed interviewing when required.
Secures, investigates and collects evidence at the scenes of incidents and crimes.
Investigates criminal complaints and takes statements.
Serves warrants.
Follows-up on investigations when assigned.
Appears in court proceedings when summoned, on and off duty.
May act as the School Resource Officer for the schools.
Arrests, detains, transports, and has responsibility for the care and safety of detained persons.
Issues traffic citations for violations of laws and ordinances and performs traffic control assignments and accident investigations.
Intervenes in disputes to protect the public, and maintain order.
Assists with receiving, searching, fingerprinting, photographing, and bonding of prisoners.
May perform safety inspections on commercial vehicles.
May be assigned to perform special duties.
Provides exceptional customer service to internal and external customers.
Performs related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Of

Geography of the City and the location of important buildings, or the ability to acquire this knowledge rapidly
Laws and regulations that pertain to proper arrest, search and se izure, and police work in general.

Skill In

Meeting and maintaining state mandated firearms requirements
Rapidly attaining and firing a handgun from behind cover in a prone, kneeling or sitting position
Retaining a handgun in holster with one hand and shoving a suspect back with the other hand;
Rapidly and safely reloading a handgun with weapon pointing downrange
Standing and moving about for prolonged periods of time.

 Report Job