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Police Officer
City of Glendale AZ    Glendale, AZ 85304
     

Description ***IMPORTANT INFORMATION*** All communication, including testing invitations, will be sent by email. Please be sure to use a valid email address on your application and _check your email regularly_. *** * * * * * * * * *** ***ONE DAY TESTING PROCESS*** Applicants may now complete their entire testing process all in one day (Physical Assessment Exam and Oral Board Interview). Testing dates to choose from are listed below. **Saturday, July 17, 2021** **Wednesday, July 21, 2021** Once all applications have been received and screened, selected applicants will receive an email by **_Friday, July 9, 2021_** allowing them to select the date they would like to complete their testing. **** *** * * * * * * * * *** ***ABOUT GLENDALE POLICE DEPARTMENT*** Located on the western edge of the Phoenix metropolitan area, Glendale is a culturally diverse community with approximately 230,000 residents. Glendale is also an exciting sports, shopping, and entertainment destination, famous for its well-preserved charm. The Glendale Police Department employs 430 sworn officers and 141 civilian employees. The Department is organized into two functional bureaus: the Operations Bureau and the Investigations & Administrative Bureau. Under these bureaus are six divisions: Administrative Services, Special Operations, Criminal Investigations, Support Services, Gateway Patrol and Foothills Patrol. New officers can expect to serve in one of the two patrol divisions for their first two years following field training, after which time they can apply for any number of specialty assignments. These include SWAT, Bomb Squad, K-9, Motors, Detective, Vehicular Crimes, Training and others. *** * * * * * * * * *** **For recruiting updates, testing information, tips, and videos to help you through the process, follow us online:** *** * * * * * * * * *** Glendale Police Officers perform general and specialized police work involving the enforcement of laws and ordinances, protecting life and property, detection and arrest of violators, crime prevention, community services or other specialized assignments of comparable responsibility. Essential Functions 1. Patrols assigned area of the City, by automobile, motorcycle, on foot or bicycle, for the prevention of crime and enforcement of all applicable criminal, traffic, and liquor laws and City Ordinances. 2. Responds to calls for service involving crimes such as robberies, assaults, homicides, and narcotics violations. 3. Responds to general public service calls for civil or societal problems. 4. Secures the scene of a crime; makes arrests; books prisoners. 5. Responds to hazardous materials incidents and traffic accidents; investigates traffic accidents; detects impaired drivers; administers first aid; directs traffic and requests medical assistance. 6. Prepares reports to accurately document information. 7. Participates in problem-oriented policing efforts by identifying problem areas, recommending and implementing solutions, and monitoring the results. 8. Performs suicide prevention interventions; transports mentally ill patients; performs surveillance operations. 9. Performs a variety of general and specialized criminal investigations involving property and persons crimes; gathers evidence; preserves crime scene; prepares cases for prosecution. 10. Provides training on gang-related issues, firearms, defensive driving, defensive tactics, impact weapons and other related police topics. 11. Writes and executes search warrants. 12. Serves court orders, arrest warrants, and mental health orders. 13. Selects, directs, trains and maintains canines. 14. Appears in court as the States witness and delivers testimony. 15. Provides police services at various special events in the City. 16. Presents public relations programs to school age and adult groups; presents other programs and participates in community functions. 17. Performs assigned personnel functions in the area of recruitment, training and record keeping. 18. Performs squad supervisory duties as required; maintains police supplies at stations. 19. Performs specialty duties such as interpreting and peer counseling. 20. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications/Special Requirements/Success Factors **Police Officer Recruit:** High school graduate or equivalent. **Police Officer:** High school graduate or equivalent and and have an active Arizona POST Certification. **Knowledge of:** Principles and practices of modern police work and law enforcement methods Federal, State and City laws governing Police operations, custody of prisoners, search and seizure, and the rules of evidences; departmental rules and regulations General City law enforcement problems; geography of the City; layout of major facilities Problem oriented policing; community agencies and other available resources Methods of patrol, criminal, and traffic investigations **Skill in:** The use of police equipment which includes vehicles, and weapons The use of computer, electronic, and audio equipment The use of crime scene evidence collection equipment **Ability to:** Analyze situations, maintain composure, make effective and reasonable decisions Remember names, faces, and details of incidents Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing Establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work Clearly and concisely document the facts and circumstances of a law enforcement incident Correctly identify the elements of a crime and accurately record them in a police report for purposes of prosecution Operate law enforcement computerized data entry and retrieval systems *Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.* **_Special Requirements_** Be at least 21 years of age; except that a person may attend an academy if the person will be 21 before graduating Valid Arizona Driver's License ACJIS Terminal Operators Certification AZPOST Police Officer Certification Must continuously meet all the requirements and standards of AZPOST Physical Requirements/Working Conditions *Applying in this recruitment does not preclude you from applying in other City of Glendale recruitments. If you are not selected for this position, you would need to reapply to receive consideration. Candidates will be notified by email of their standing in the recruitment process, including any limitations on reapplication.* _Glendale is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce. Applicants may obtain a copy of the City of Glendale's EEOP Utilization Report _here_ or upon request from the City of Glendale's Human Resources & Risk Management Office._ *Salary:* $54,894.00 - $81,102.00 Annually *Location:* Glendale, AZ *Job Type:* Full Time *Department:* Police *Job Number:* 2021 -02214 *Closing:* 6/30/2021 11:59 PM Arizona *Hours per Week:* 40 *Agency:* City of Glendale (AZ) *Address:* 5850 W. Glendale Ave. Glendale, Arizona, 85301 *Phone:* 623-930-2270 *Website:* http://www.glendaleaz.com

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