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Position: Patrol | Type: Entry

Application Status: Open

January 1, 2023

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Recruiter Name:

Rebekah Johnson

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Department Info:

Thank you for visiting the City of Scottsdale Police Department website. I am honored to serve alongside the men and women of the Scottsdale Police Department. We have a dedicated group of sworn officers, civilian employees and volunteers committed to safeguarding the lives and property of the Scottsdale community. Their commitment to accountability in the delivery of police services to the citizens that live, work and visit our city has continually resulted in Scottsdale being recognized as one of America’s safest cities.

Our Police Department, in partnership with the citizens of Scottsdale, recognizes the changing needs of our community and law enforcement’s role in addressing those needs. Furthermore, we pledge Excellence, Initiative and Integrity to enhance the quality of life throughout our City knowing those we serve deserve no less.

On behalf of my command staff, our employees and volunteers thank you for taking the time to learn about our Department.


Full-Time Positions:
The City of Scottsdale offers a comprehensive benefit package including vacation, holiday and medical leave as well as insurance for medical, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability insurance.  For a more detailed overview of the employee benefits, click here.

Part-Time Positions:
The City of Scottsdale offers paid medical leave for part-time staff.

Commute Solutions Program
City of Scottsdale provides free Valley Metro Platinum passes to employees for the bus and light rail systems when commuting; a vanpool subsidy is also available. Employees can decrease stress, decrease wear & tear on their vehicle, and help the environment all at the same time.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). 
The City of Scottsdale is considered a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF).  You may find more information about the PSFL program by going to the Federal Student Aid website by clicking here.


Education and Experience:

  • A high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalent.

  • Must be 21 years of age at the time of application.

  • Must be a United States Citizen.

Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted driver's license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date.  The Arizona Department of Motor Vehicles requires that out-of-state driver's licenses must be surrendered within 10 days of relocating to the State of Arizona.

  • Possess and maintain AZPOST Certification.

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