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|Job Title:||Police Officer Lateral (In and Out of State)|
|Organization:||Mesa Police Department|
0 to 9 months experience - $24.45/hr ($50,856.00)
10 months to 4 years experience - $25.73/hr ($53,518.40)
4 to 5 years experience - $27.06/hr ($56,284.80)
5 to 6 years experience - $28.42/hr ($59113.60)
6 to 7 years experience - $29.91/hr ($62,212.80)
7+ years of experience - $31.42/hr ($65,353.60)
HOW TO APPLY: Complete and submit the on-line application and supplement. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted with instructions on how to submit additional required documents. Please note: Human Resources reserves the right to close positions without prior notification.
In addition to the qualifications noted on the job announcement, please see the attached Minimum Requirements for Hire.
APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE AN EMAIL REGARDING ADDITIONAL TESTING INSTRUCTIONS. PLEASE MAKE SURE THE EMAIL YOU HAVE REFERENCED IS VALID AND CHECKED BY YOU FREQUENTLY.
Applicants must undergo a pre-screen interview with a member of the Hiring Unit before being invited to participate in the selection interview.
Interviews will be conducted on an as needed basis depending on the number of applicants. Applicants will be contacted with specific interview dates. Applicants who pass the selection interview process will be placed on a list of eligible applicants.
Physical Fitness Test
The physical fitness test will be administered to those candidates who successfully pass the selection interview. The physical fitness test will consist of the following:
Sit-ups 31 within one minute
Push-ups 29 within one minute
1.5 mile run Completed within 15 minutes and 20 seconds
Candidates must undergo a background investigation and polygraph examination. Candidates extended a conditional job offer will be given a psychological evaluation and a medical examination attesting that no condition exists that would adversely affect the ability to perform the duties of a Police Officer. Candidates must also pass a drug screen and may be required to pass a second physical fitness test.
Candidates who are hired must successfully complete the Mesa Police Department Field Training Program.
If an applicant requires "Reasonable Accommodation" in the testing process, the applicant must submit a "Reasonable Accommodation Form" to the Human Resources Office a minimum of five working days before the testing process begins.
The City of Mesa considers each applicant for City employment only on the basis of his or her qualifications for the job and without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, disability, national origin, or any other non-job-related factor.
City Policy allows the hiring of relatives of current City employees into the same departments as the currently employed relative when relatives are not within the same chain of command or working for the same immediate supervisor if physically located in the same work area/office. Council appointed Board and Commission members will not be allowed to have a relative hired into a department where the Board member may have possible authority. Relatives of City Council members and/or relatives of Department Managers will not be employed in any City department.
TESTING PREFERENCE POINTS: Applicants claiming Veteran's Preference must submit a copy of their DD214 form showing the discharge status with the employment application. Applicants claiming Disabled Preference must be able to provide documentation of their disability.