City of Tolleson
  • 19-Oct-2018 to 30-Dec-2018 (PST)
  • Tolleson, AZ, USA
  • 24.89 - 31.34
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

The City of Tolleson offers a total compensation package that includes vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave. Other benefit options include medical, dental, vision, standard life, pension, disability, deferred compensation, optional life and flex spending plans. The City pays 100% of employee benefits (medical, dental, vision and life insurance) and for an additional cost to the employee, family benefits are available.

The City of Tolleson is seeking career-oriented LATERAL applicants who desire to join the Tolleson Police Department. The successful candidates will be individuals that share strong standards with the officers of Tolleson, are team oriented with a high level of maturity and personal responsibility, and display cultural awareness and sensitivity. This position requires personal dedication to Customer Service and Community Policing Concepts and how they apply to the community.   

Position Description

Patrols designated areas and responds to calls for service by the public. Investigates crimes and crime scenes. Writes reports, testifies in court, trains, and supervises as required. Also, may perform Field Training Officer 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, 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.

Performs other duties as assigned by testifying in court, holding training sessions, assisting other bureaus, serving warrants, and conducting some supervisory tasks.


High School Diploma or equivalent (GED). Minimum age requirement 21 years. Valid Arizona Class D Driver's License. Candidates must be currently Arizona POST certified at time of submitting application.

Above average physical conditioning; includes running, climbing, crawling, and possess the ability to pass and maintain an entry level officer's physical fitness requirements.

Physical Demands

Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of forces constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to atmospheric conditions such as fumes, odors, dusts, gases, hazardous materials such as chemicals, oils, and blood and other bodily fluids, extreme temperatures, exposure to the elements, travel across rough, uneven and rocky surfaces and environmental conditions such as disruptive people, imminent danger, and a threatening environment.

Job Information

Closing Date:  CONTINIOUS                                    Salary: $24.89-$31.34 hourly

Additional Application Information

A thorough background investigation will include a polygraph, psychological examination, AZPOST medical examination and drug screening. Applicants are expected to possess strong communication skills (both verbal and written) as well as acceptable computer skills.

Candidates must have the ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays. 

It is important that your application shows all relevant work experience and education. Work experience must be noted on the application. Applicants may be rejected if not fully complete. Your resume may not be substituted as an application.

Applicants may request a reasonable accommodation, if needed, by contacting Human Resources at 623-936-7111.   

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