Police Officer - Lateral (Certified)
Company: TOWN OF MARANA
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Closing: Continuous Town of Marana Please read job posting
thoroughly! This is a continuous recruitment and will remain open
until a sufficient number of applicants have met the minimum
requirements and have advanced in the process. Applications will be
reviewed as they are received.
The following individuals will be eligible to apply for the Lateral
- Current AZ POST and Out of State Certified Peace/Police
- Out of state laterals will be required to complete the AZ Post
Waiver process found here: Marana is the fastest growing community
in Southern Arizona and the 2nd largest municipality in Pima
County. The Town was recently recognized as one of the ten most
successful cities in Arizona. Marana lies approximately 20 minutes
northwest of downtown Tucson and 75 minutes southeast of Phoenix.
The Town makes its decisions based on a Strategic Plan that has
five focus areas: Commerce, Community, Heritage, Innovation and
Marana's standards are high. We are an organization of excellence
and have developed four Cultural Value Statements that provide the
guidelines for how we work together. Our Cultural Values are:
Dedicated Service, Respect, Teamwork and Engaged Innovation.
Position Description *Before you submit your application be sure to
read through ALL of the information provided on this job posting as
it contains important details. Please print for your records.
If you are interested in working for an agency that strives to be
the most well respected and highly regarded police department in
Arizona, then you should apply to become a Police Officer with the
Town of Marana. The Marana Police team is proud and honored to
serve the community and maintain an unwavering dedication to ensure
the safety and security of every person who lives or visits our
The Marana Police Department is comprised of 133 full time team
members (101 commissioned officers and 32 civilians) and nearly 50
volunteers, providing safety and security to nearly 50,000
residents over 127 square miles. These dedicated men and women work
together as a team to ensure our residents and visitors receive
unparalleled police services.
POLICE OFFICER LATERAL SALARY/BENEFITS: Placement within the Police
Officer Pay Plan will be based on experience and within the pay
$24.3203/hour ($50,586.12 /year) - $29.2705/hour
*New Salary Range: $26.75/hour ($55,645/year) - $37.64/hour
*subject to budget approval by Council*
Benefits include take home vehicle, shift differential, 12
Holidays, on-site fitness center and more!
The Town of Marana also has a competitive benefits package. To view
a summary of benefits click here: . Examples of Duties
- Patrols assigned areas; enforces State and local laws and
ordinances; maintains a community presence and/or responds to calls
for service and takes appropriate action
- Responds to calls related to the protection of life and
property, traffic incidents, and other public safety
- Responds to calls which include domestic incidents, burglaries,
juvenile disturbances, health and welfare assists, civil stand by,
business and residential alarms, thefts, civil protection orders,
bomb threats, hazardous material spill and other public safety
- Determines the existence of probable cause, identifies and
takes suspects and offenders into physical custody, or refers
charges for review and prosecution
- Prepares reports of arrests made, activities performed and
unusual incidents observed
- Completes reports in a timely manner; conducts investigations,
verbally interacts with witnesses, victims, suspects and offenders
to obtain information
- Performs all work duties and assignments in accordance with the
Town and Department policies and procedures.SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES
MUST DEMONSTRATE THE ABILITY TO:
- Acquire through training, knowledge of modern approved
principles, practices and procedures of police work, state laws,
city ordinances, first aid and the geography of the Town
- Read and interpret complex technical documents in English,
prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports
- Understand and carry out oral and written instructions
- Analyze problems and have the potential to rationally and
calmly take effective action in emergency and stressful
- Observe accurately and remember names, faces, numbers,
incidents and places, and judge situations and people
- Achieve proficiency in self-defense techniques and the use and
care of firearms
- Show initiative, alertness, integrity and reliability Minimum
- Must currently have AZ POST Peace Officer Certification or be
an Out of State Certified Peace/Police Officer (out of state
laterals will be required to complete the AZ Post Waiver
- High school diploma or GED equivalent.
- Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire.
- Must be a U.S. citizen.
- Must possess a valid Arizona Driver License at the time of
- See AZ P.O.S.T. website for details on eligibility requirements
by going to the following website address: Certification Process:
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY.
Failure to follow instructions and submit a complete application
with all of the required documents by the closing date will result
in disqualification from further consideration. Applications will
only be accepted online.
If you meet the minimum requirements, you must complete 3 items
before you fully submit your online application:
- Complete/update an AZ POST Personal History application
- Visit to log-in/register. Make sure to share the application
with "Marana Police Department."
- Make note of your FormID number. You will be asked to provide
that number on the Town's application. For any issues or help
needed with the site please contact:
- You may attach the documents requested on the AZ POST
application to the Town's application but it is not required at
- Print, complete and notarize the Authorization for Release of
Information form. This document must be uploaded as an attachment
to your online Town of Marana application. Download the file
- Finish completing the Town of Marana online application and
submit with the items listed above. Please note there will not be a
physical agility test for this process.
Oral Board Interview/Chief's Interview
Candidates that pass the initial application review will be invited
to an oral board interview and possibly Chiefs interview.
A thorough background investigation will be conducted on candidates
who are being considered for employment. This investigation will be
based upon information supplied by the candidate and will include a
polygraph examination. You must be aware that sensitive or
confidential aspects of your personal life may be explored.
Conditional Job Offer
Finalists that pass the background investigation will be given a
conditional job offer contingent upon passing a psychological exam,
drug screen and medical exam.
Based on positions available, the Police Department may place
finalists on an eligibility list to fill future vacancies. These
lists have no set expiration date. The Police Department can choose
to exhaust the list at any time depending on the needs of the
TOWN OF MARANA CONTACT INFORMATION
11555 West Civic Center Drive
Marana, AZ 85653
ph. (520) ###-#### / fax (520) ###-####
Human Resources Staff Contact
Nikki Hemphill / 520-###-#### /
Marana Police Department
Sgt. Joseph Miller / 520-###-#### /
For technical issues with the NEOGOV site, please contact Customer
Support at 1-855-###-####.
The Town of Marana is an equal opportunity employer. If you require
a reasonable accommodation at any stage of the application/exam
process due to a disability, please contact the Human Resources
Department prior to any deadlines related to this recruitment
process. Please contact the Human Resources Department if you would
like this publication in an alternative format.
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