AVONDALE, CITY OF
11465 W CIVIC CENTER DR
AVONDALE, ARIZONA 85323
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Updated: March 15, 2021
Classification: Police Officer - Recruit
THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO ENTRY-LEVEL APPLICANTS ONLYThe City of Avondale is currently recruiting for Police Officers.
Candidates must complete the City of Avondale employment application found at www.avondaleaz.gov by April 8, 2021 to be considered for this position.
Written Exam administered by National Testing Network must be completed by April 22, 2021 to be considered for this position. Register for the written exam on the National Testing Network.
Salary: Cadet Pay $26.28Training Pay $26.93Step One $28.29
Contact HR with questions at: 11465 W Civic Center DriveAvondale, AZ firstname.lastname@example.org
DESCRIPTION: The City of Avondale is looking for career-oriented applicants who desire to be a Police Officer for the City of Avondale. The successful candidates must be individuals who share the values of the Avondale Police Department. They must display the highest levels of integrity and ethical standards and must be team oriented with a high level of maturity and personal responsibility. Applicants must display cultural awareness and sensitivity. This position requires personal dedication to Community Policing Concepts and how it applies to the community.
THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN TO ENTRY-LEVEL APPLICANTS ONLY.
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EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Responds to calls for service by contacting complainants and suspects, conducting investigations, gathering information, completing interviews, documenting facts, making arrests when necessary, and writing reports.
Patrols designated areas by operating the patrol vehicle, walking, observing, watching for traffic violators, and providing customer service.
Conducts crime investigations by locating physical evidence, victims, witnesses, and suspects, gathering statements, investigating the crime scene, coming to a conclusion about the crime, and making arrests when necessary.
Investigates traffic complaints, issues citations for criminal and civil violations, and enforces city codes. Looks for crime trends in patrol areas.
Answers emergency call for service. Performs civil mediation and community policing duties.
Implements community policing activities which include but are not limited to initiating and further "beat projects" to address public safety concerns in their assigned area.
Performs other duties as assigned by testifying in court, holding training sessions, acting as detention/booking officer, assisting other bureaus, serving warrants, and conducting some supervisory tasks.
HOW DO I APPLY?: Submit an Application by 12/06/2020: www.avondaleaz.gov/careers