Police Officer Recruit
Police Officer Recruit
75 E. Civic Center Drive, AZ
12/3/2023 11:59 PM Arizona
We Are Team Gilbert
PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THE ENTIRE JOB BULLETIN FOR INFORMATION REGARDING TESTING REQUIREMENTS.
Gilbert is on a mission to be the City of the Future. We choose to “Anticipate. Create. Help people.” With over 100 years of history and growth, our focus is on keeping the thriving community that Gilbert is today well into the future. Gilbert has been named the Most Prosperous City in the Country, Best Place to Live, Work and Play, Arizona’s Most Admired Companies to Work For, and more. (https://www.gilbertaz.gov/about-us/team-gilbert/awards-accolades)
We hire people who share our aspiration to be driven, kind, bold, and humble. Join Team Gilbert, and help us shape a new tomorrow, today: https://youtu.be/ftB0lKDltvc
We Are Seeking
Team Gilbert has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated professional to fill the position of Police Officer. The Police Officer reports to a Police Sergeant. The primary function of this position is to perform general and specialized law enforcement work to preserve public peace and protect lives, property and the rights of the public and enforce statutory law and municipal ordinances. The work involves patrolling streets and neighborhoods to deter crime and apprehend or arrest violators or suspects, responding to calls for law enforcement assistance and gathering information for criminal investigations.
At Team Gilbert, we hire outcome-oriented problem-solvers who love what they do! We are currently hiring Police Officer Recruits, please find the individual requirements below.
+ You must be at least 21-years of age by the time you would be scheduled to graduate from a 22-week police academy.
+ You have not graduated from any law enforcement training academy OR
+ Your previously held peace officer certification has lapsed/expired.
+ If your certification has lapsed, you will have to submit a waiver of training and will have to pass an Arizona POST waiver examination. (Arizona POST Rule R13-4-110D)
This position is FLSA Non-Exempt - eligible for overtime compensation.
Ideal candidates for the position will effectively exceed customer needs by building productive relationships, and taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty. You actively participate as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals and produce quality outcomes. You are committed to our safety philosophy, and you take great pride in proactively managing time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently while accomplishing objectives and achieving goals beyond what is required.
Up For the Challenge
In addition to a competitive salary, Gilbert offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes self-funded medical and dental plans, life insurance, disability, pension, tuition reimbursement and more.
Join Team Gilbert and make an income while making an impact! If you are looking for an opportunity to make a visible contribution to our community, and get excited about doing interesting work that matters, then why not click that "Apply" button at the top there? We can't think of a better place to put your talents to work.
Let's get this adventure started!
Gilbert provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
The Town reserves the right to consider only the most highly qualified applicants. The eligibility list will be created and will remain active for six months. While the eligibility list remains active, you may be contacted to complete some or all of the following: extensive background check, polygraph examination, psychological examination, pre-employment medical examination and drug screen. This process is typically completed within three to five months.
POLICE OFFICER - TESTING INFORMATION
Prior to Submitting your application, all applicants MUST:
Complete the online Arizona POST Personal History Form (Click HERE) (https://azpost.okta.com/)
Enter your Arizona POST Form ID in Question 5
The Gilbert Police Department will communicate important testing information to applicants via email. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure they provide their accurate email address information on their application.
Please do not call the Gilbert Police Department for your results.
Town of Gilbert offers a comprehensive benefits package for qualifying positions that includes self-funded medical and dental plans, life insurance, disability, pension, tuition reimbursement, parental leave, babies at work, and more! Click Here (https://www.gilbertaz.gov/home/showdocument?id=42978&t=637793142009536761) to see a list of our benefit offerings at-a-glance.
Answers provided in this supplemental questionnaire must be substantiated and verifiable in the employment history section of your application. Be aware that submitting a resume in lieu of completing the employment history section of the application and failing to provide all the information requested in these supplemental questions will disqualify you from further consideration, so please be thorough in answering the questions. Please indicate whether you accept these terms by checking the appropriate response below.
Have you thoroughly reviewed the "Background Guidelines and Disqualifiers" page at www.GilbertAZ.gov/JoinGPD prior to answering the following questions?
Per the instructions in the posting, enter your Arizona POST Personal History Form ID number below. If you have not yet completed your Arizona POST Personal History Form, please do so prior to submitting your application.
Are you a citizen of the United States of America, or do you have the ability to obtain your United States of America citizenship prior to being appointed or attending the police academy?
Do you possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.?
Have you been dishonorably discharged from any branch of the United States Armed Services?
Have you ever been convicted of a crime related to domestic violence?
Have you ever been convicted of a felony or convicted of a crime that would be considered a felony in Arizona?
Have you personally possessed or used marijuana within the past two (2) years, or at any point while appointed as a peace officer? - It is not a disqualifier if those activities occurred while employed for a licensed dispensary and in the scope of employment duties. - This includes products derived from marijuana if they contain more than 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). - This does not include Cannabidiol (CBD) products containing less than 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).
Have you illegally used any steroids within the past three (3) years, or at any point while appointed as a peace officer?
Have you illegally used Adderall within the past three (3) years, or at any point while appointed as a peace officer?
Have you ever illegally sold, produced, cultivated, or transported any dangerous drugs, narcotics, hallucinogens, or prescription drugs?
Have you illegally used any dangerous drugs, narcotics, hallucinogens, or prescription drugs within the past seven (7) years, or at any point as a peace officer?
Have you illegally used dangerous drugs, narcotics, hallucinogens, or prescription drugs more than five (5) times in your lifetime? (Five (5) total times in all categories combined, not five (5) per category.)
Have you illegally used dangerous drugs, narcotics, hallucinogens, or prescription drugs more than one (1) time after the age of 21? (One (1) total time in all categories combined, not one per category.)
Please select the initial reason for your interest and application to the Gilbert Police Department.
+ Gilbert Police Department employee referral
+ Other referral
+ Other interaction with police employee
+ Social media post or advertisement
+ Online job website search
+ Virtual recruitment event
+ In-person recruitment or community event
+ Poster or other printed media
Provide any specific details from your previous response. (Date, location, name, etc.)
The following question is strictly confidential and will not be made part of your application for employment. Preference Status per Arizona Revised Statute 38-492 (select all that apply):
+ Disabled Veteran
+ Veteran's Spouse/Surviving Spouse
+ Disabled Person
Town of Gilbert
50 E. Civic Center Drive Gilbert, Arizona, 85296
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