FLAGSTAFF POLICE DEPARTMENT
911 SAWMILL ROAD
FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA 86001
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Updated: January 03, 2020
Job Classification: Police Officer: New Officers or Laterals (Arizona State Laterals or Out of State)
The Flagstaff Police department is testing ongoing for Police Officers or Laterals (Arizona State Lateral or Out of State). Applicants local to the Flagstaff area may test at Northern Arizona University. Please print and complete the following documents in your own handwriting:
These documents may also be picked up at the Human Resources office. All of these documents must be completed and notarized as necessary in order to participate in the selection process. The completed forms should be mailed or delivered to Human Resources at 211 West Aspen Avenue, Flagstaff, AZ, 86001. Arizona Laterals and Out of State Laterals are exempt from testing with NTN.Once these two requirements are met (completed written exam and above documentation), you will be notified of time and location for a physical fitness test followed by an oral board interview. Physical fitness test requirements can be found here: physical fitness test requirements. Please note, our department does not require the NTN physical.
Upcoming dates for physical fitness tests and oral board interviews are as follows:
January 14, 2020February 18, 2020March 17, 2020April 21, 2020May 19, 2020June 16, 2020July 21, 2020August 18, 2020September 15, 2020October 20, 2020November 17, 2020December 15, 2020
Out of State Laterals will be required to complete the AZ Post Waiver Process found here.
For questions related to the police department hiring process, please visit the Flagstaff Police Department Website or contact Sergeant Collin Seay for more details. Police Officer applicants are encouraged to contact the Flagstaff Police Department to set up ride-alongs. Sgt. C. Seay, 928-679-4083 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The position of Police Officer actively supports and upholds the City’s stated mission and values. This is general duty police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances.Work is performed in accordance with departmental rules and regulations, and the police officer receives assignments and instructions from officers of higher rank. Work normally consists of routine patrol, preliminary investigations, and traffic regulation duties. Work may involve an element of personal danger and the employee of this class must be able to act without direct supervision and exercises independent judgment in meeting emergencies. Work methods and results are checked by superior officers through personal inspections, review of reports, and discussions. Performs related work as assigned.
This position is FLSA non-exempt.
Salary Information: Police Officer Recruit or Out of State Laterals: $24.1974 per hour upon hire;$24.8340 per hour after successful completion of Police Academy; $25.4708 per hour after successful completion of Field TrainingArizona Laterals (Arizona POST Certified):$24.8340 per hour$25.4708 per hour after successful completion of Field Training $10,000 hiring bonus for certified police officers$1,600 initial uniform advance upon hire,then $1,200 annual uniform reimbursement.
Contact Information: Sergeant Collin Seay 928-679-4083 email@example.com
Department Overview: Do you want an interesting, challenging, meaningful career? Do you want to be a part of something bigger; a part of a law enforcement community that is sworn to protect and to help those people who need it the most? Do you want to be a part of a police department where everybody knows your name? Flagstaff Police Department is a family. It can be your family too. It has been said that when done right, there is nothing more noble a person can do with his or her life than to have a career in law enforcement. Well… at the Flagstaff Police Department we do it right!
Policing is most successful when done with the four C’s:ConsistentlyCompassionatelyConstitutionallyCorrectly
The mission of the Flagstaff Police Department is to protect and preserve life, property, public order and the rights of the individual, by providing exemplary service through the establishment of a partnership of shared responsibility, support and trust with the law abiding members of the community.We value life—preserving life is our highest priority. We value the Constitution—it provides equal and enforceable standards for all. We value integrity—we recognize integrity as the basis for mutual respect and trust. We value service—by providing exemplary service we enhance our credibility and establish trust with the community. We value quality of life—we value our role in promoting an environment that enables people to preserve or enhance their quality of life through a partnership of shared responsibility and trust.
Area Information: Flagstaff offers a community rich with cultural diversity, beauty and history, as well as amazing educational, recreational and scientific opportunities. Our city government is devoted to enhancing the quality of life of our citizens, as well as the many visitors that grace Northern Arizona. Flagstaff, Arizona is located at the intersection of I-17 and I-40, and is the largest city in Northern Arizona. The City is also the regional center and county seat for Coconino County, the second largest county in the 48 contiguous states. The City of Flagstaff is comprised of just over 64 square miles nestled at the base of the San Francisco Peaks. It is surrounded by one of the largest pine forests on Earth. At nearly 7,000 feet, Flagstaff is also one of the highest elevation cities in the United States.Flagstaff drew its name from a very tall flagpole made from a pine tree to celebrate our nation's centennial in 1876. The City is a year-round mecca for visitors and many Arizonans maintain second homes here.The City is surrounded by coniferous forests, which allow for an array of outdoor sports, camping, and backpacking opportunities. Downhill skiers enjoy 32 runs down the San Francisco Peaks, just 14 miles from downtown Flagstaff.Flagstaff enjoys four distinct seasons. Moderate summer temperatures average 20 degrees less than Phoenix and are punctuated with afternoon rain showers in July and August. The winter brings an average annual snowfall of 108.8 inches, much to the enjoyment of skiers, ice skaters, and snowboarders. As the snow thaws into spring, blooming wildflowers are abundant and fragrant along Flagstaff’s many hiking trails. Autumn is highlighted with the changing of the aspen leaves that transform the surrounding mountains into a golden tapestry of color. Flagstaff averages 288 days without precipitation each year, so it is not surprising that our residents love the great outdoors, and the mild climate encourages year-round outdoor activities. Rich with excitement and alive with cultural diversity, beauty and history, visitors from all over the world are attracted to the clean mountain air, year-round outdoor recreation, lively festivals and authentic historic charm. See why Flagstaff truly is the destination for all seasons.
Age: The person shall be at least 21 years of age, except that a person may attend an academy if he/she will be 21 prior to graduating
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: The person shall be a high school graduate or have successfully completed a General Education Development (G.E.D.) examination.
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