PAGE POLICE DEPARTMENT

COURAGE • COMPASSION • INTEGRITY

Career Opportunities

We are seeking EXCEPTIONAL INDIVIDUALS who are seeking an EXCEPTIONAL CAREER in an EXCEPTIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.

BENEFITS

All full time employees receive the following benefits:
  • No out-of-pocket cost to start work
  • We provide ALL uniforms & equipment
  • Once hired, we pay police officer recruits while they attend the academy
  • Competitive Pay
  • 4-day work weeks
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • 10 vacation days per year
  • Increases after 5 years of service
  • 12 sick days per year
  • 3 personal days per year
  • Great retirement benefits
  • Health insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • Life insurance

CURRENT OPENINGS

We are currently hiring for the following positions.(click on tabs below) ALL applicants complete a City of Page employment application AND an AZPOST personal history statement.

City of Page Employment Application can be found HERE

AZPOST Personal History Statement can be found HERE

POSITION:                      Communication Specialist

DEPARTMENT:               Police Department

PAY GRADE:                    212

FLSA STATUS:                Non Exempt

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this job description.

JOB SUMMARY

Highly specialized and demanding work which involves receiving, prioritizing, and accurately dispatching all calls for service in a timely manner to the appropriate agency for the City of Page.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Handles a high volume of public contact necessitating good customer service skills.
  • Communicates with a wide variety of citizens in various emotional states.
  • Handles routine calls to the Page Police Department.
  • Answers 9-1-1 calls, including cell phone calls, from Page, Southern Utah, Northern Arizona, Navajo Reservation, Lake Powell and surrounding areas. Determines jurisdiction and accurately dispatches in a timely manner to the appropriate law enforcement, fire and/or EMS units.
  • Answers and documents the Silent Witness line.
  • Receives and dispatches a variety of alarm calls including robbery, burglary, intrusion, fire, search and rescue, and EMS.
  • Receives all animal control calls.
  • Answers calls from the hearing and speech impaired by operating a telephonic device for the deaf (TDD).
  • Answers radio traffic generated by Page Police Department, Page Fire Department, Page Community Resource Officer, Page School Resource Officer and Page Public Works.
  • Communicates by radio with the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Utah Highway Patrol, Coconino County Sheriff's Office, National Park Service, Navajo Police Department and numerous other public service, law enforcement and EMS agencies.
  • Enters, modifies, confirms, clears and retrieves data from the ACIC/NCIC criminal justice terminal.
  • Maintains a log of all officer traffic, radio traffic, telephone calls and window traffic by entering the information into a computer aided system (CAD).
  • Retrieves information as needed for officers, administrators, other agencies, courts, lawyers, etc. from the CAD system.
  • Enters all warnings, citations and dispositions.
  • Answers Fire/EMS calls outside of our service area and transfers calls to the agency with jurisdiction.
  • Trains new dispatchers.
  • Performs Notary services.
  • Participates in serving our Seniors (SOS) Program for the elderly.
  • Monitors all doors to control access to the Police Department.
  • Monitors water treatment plant after hours.
  • Answers after hour calls for Public Works and contacts the on-call employee.
  • Works closely with social services agencies that provide resources within the community.
  • Answers after hour calls and contacts counselors for Encompass Health Services.
  • Answers after hour calls and contacts advocates for Another Way, a domestic violence program.
  • Answers after hour calls and contacts workers for the Department of Economic Security (DES) and CPS.
  • Answers after hour calls and contacts officers for Adult and Juvenile Probation.
  • Answers transient's calls for help.
  • Handles requests for lost and found property.
  • Participates in community education programs.
  • Performs Spillman database research, enter data.
  • Provides emergency medical services as required, and perform light to heavy rescue functions at emergencies.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED; and
  • One (1 year of previous clerical experience in positions involving public contact with some prior work exposure to law enforcement and public safety functions preferred;
  • or any equivalent combination of related education and experience.

Licenses or Certifications:

  • None.

Special Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • No felony convictions.
  • No illegal drug usage per Arizona POST.
  • Required to obtain and maintain ACIC/NCIC Level A terminal operator certification within six (6) months of employment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of computers and electronic data processing; working knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of jurisdiction to facilitate dispatching out of town calls.
  • Ability to demonstrate typing skills to meet the demands of the job. Prefer 35 words per minute.
  • Ability to effectively deal with the public; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to handle stressful situations.
  • Ability to quickly and retain information learned.
  • Ability to learn and strictly adhere to department procedures.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in all police matters.
  • Ability to use communications console, including computer-aided systems; personal computer including word processing software; E-911 system; ACIC/NCIC computer; copy machine; fax machine; Motorola radio; TDD.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must: exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. The following physical abilities are required: fingering, hearing, mental acuity, speaking, talking, visual acuity.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work requires decision making that could lead to major community or organizational consequences if this position fails to make the appropriate decision at the time.

Page has the right to revise this job description at any time. This description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

Any interested person may obtain a complete job description by contacting the Human Resources Department or the City Receptionist. To obtain an application, contact the City Hall Receptionist, obtain online at cityofpage.org, fax application to 928-645-4233 or mail to: City of Page, PO Box 1180, Page, AZ 86040.  For information, please call 928-645-4231.  All applications and supporting materials must be returned to the Human Resources Department.

 

 

__________________________________  ____________________________________
Employee Signature                                         Date

__________________________________  ____________________________________
Supervisor (or HR) Signature                            Date

E.O.E. Page does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability or military service in employment or the provision of services.

POSITION:                     Patrol Officer

DEPARTMENT:               Police Department

PAY GRADE:                   218

FLSA STATUS:                Non Exempt

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this job description.

JOB SUMMARY

Officers identify criminal offenders and criminal activity and where appropriate, apprehend offenders and participate in subsequent proceedings. Identify and reduce the opportunities for the commission of crime through preventative patrol and other measures (including but not limited to community crime prevention and community policing) and facilitate the movement of vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Aid individuals who are in danger of physical harm, create and maintain a feeling of security in the community.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Enforces Arizona Revised Statutes and City Code.
  • Communicates to supervisors and to fellow officers all information obtained which is pertinent to any case or investigation.
  • Records activity during tour of duty in the manner prescribed by supervisor.
  • Completes detailed reports and investigation reports on all crimes, vehicle accidents, and other incidents requiring crime reports.
  • Maintains weapons, vehicle and equipment in a functional, presentable condition.
  • Assists citizens requesting service, assistance, or information and courteously explain any instance where jurisdiction is not with the Page Police Department and suggest other procedures to be followed.
  • Informs supervisors as soon as possible regarding the development of conditions tending to cause crime, and take preventative action to correct the conditions.
  • Conducts a thorough investigation of all offenses and incidents within area of assignment and scope of activity.
  • Collects evidence and record data which will aid in identification, apprehension, and prosecution of offenders and the recovery of property.
  • Performs building security checks, including but not limited to, schools, parks, and playgrounds.
  • Preserves peace at public gatherings, neighborhood disputes, and family quarrels.
  • Serves or delivers warrants, summons, subpoenas, and other official papers promptly and accurately; when so directed by a supervising officer.
  • Operates the radio in compliance with FCC regulations.
  • Patrols every part of assigned area giving particular attention to and frequently rechecking locations where the crime hazard is great.
  • Coordinates the securing, receipting and proper transporting of all evidence and property coming into custody.
  • Assists Fire Department in locating fires and medical emergencies.
  • Reports street light and traffic control signals that are out of order.
  • Reports street hazards and any conditions that endangers public safety.
  • Confers with court prosecutors and testify in court.
  • Takes measures to direct the flow of traffic in assigned areas during periods of congestion.
  • Assists other law enforcement agencies as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED; and
  • 0-3 years of progressive experience in a police patrol position, supplemented by continuing law enforcement related training and education preferred.

Licenses or Certifications:

  • Must maintain a valid State driver’s license.
  • Must maintain a valid Arizona POST police officer certification.

Special Requirements:

  • Must meet AZ POST standards.
  • Required to work rotating shifts including days, swings, midnights and any special shift required. May be required to change days off for special events or court appearances.
  • Required to obtain Hepatitis shots.
  • Training in various methods of investigation and interviewing techniques required.
  • Training and education through college credit or equivalent in police science is highly desired.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of rules of evidence, search, seizure and court procedure is essential.
  • Knowledge of modern professional investigative techniques, procedures and equipment.
  • Skill in the use of investigations and evidence gathering tools, including but not limited to, cameras and photographic equipment, measuring devices and drawing equipment. Basic knowledge of regular hand tools. Computer, word processing and database software programs, copiers, adding machines and police radio. Passenger vehicles, pickup trucks and four wheel drive vehicles under normal and emergency driving conditions.
  • Skill in operating the tools and equipment listed below.
  • Ability to stay well informed on traffic, criminal and other codes related to law enforcement.
  • Ability to know how to strictly adhere to Department procedures on the operation of emergency vehicles under various condition, in addition to standard office safety practices.
  • Ability to be proficient in verbal and written communication skills required in English and knowledge of report writing.
  • Ability to conduct interviews with uncooperative, resistive, hostile emotional or traumatized children and adults.
  • Ability to develop and maintain excellent working relations with other departments, city personnel, citizens, businesses and other law enforcement agencies.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must exert in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The following physical abilities are required: crouching, feeling, fingering, grasping, handling, hearing, kneeling, lifting, mental acuity, reaching, speaking, and standing, stooping, talking, and visual acuity.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work requires decision making that could lead to major community or organizational consequences if this position fails to make the appropriate decision at the time.

Page has the right to revise this job description at any time. This description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

Any interested person may obtain a complete job description by contacting the Human Resources Department or the City Receptionist. To obtain an application, contact the City Hall Receptionist, obtain online at cityofpage.org, fax application to 928-645-4233 or mail to: City of Page, PO Box 1180, Page, AZ 86040.  For information, please call 928-645-4231.  All applications and supporting materials must be returned to the Human Resources Department.

 

 

__________________________________  ____________________________________
Employee Signature                                         Date

__________________________________  ____________________________________
Supervisor (or HR) Signature                            Date

E.O.E. Page does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability or military service in employment or the provision of services.

POSITION:                       Security Specialist

Department:                    Police Department

PAY GRADE:                    210

FLSA STATUS:                Non Exempt

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this job description.

JOB SUMMARY

Civilian position in the police department who performs a variety of administrative, code enforcement, law enforcement and crime prevention duties not requiring sworn personnel in support of the Police Department.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Patrols and controls traffic and parking at Horseshoe Bend
  • Prepares and maintains a variety of records and reports relating to traffic flows, etc.
  • Practices positive interaction and effective communications with the public, co-workers, and supervisors.
  • Issues citations relating to non-moving traffic violations of City, County, and State laws.
  • Responds to traffic incidents at Horseshoe Bend and assist with traffic/crowd control as appropriate.
  • Completes all required paperwork and reports. • Assists sworn officers with scene security as requested.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED; and
  • Six (6) months previous experience, preferred.
  • Additional security or law enforcement related course work is helpful.

Licenses or Certifications:

  • None

Special Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have no felony convictions in Arizona or conviction in any other state which would be a felony in Arizona.
  • Must not have engaged in conduct or a pattern of conduct that would jeopardize public trust and be of good moral character.
  • Must successfully pass an oral board, background and drug screening.
  • Must be able to work any hours, including weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to travel on a limited basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of City, County, and State laws governing and traffic enforcement.
  • Knowledge of interviewing techniques.
  • Knowledge of principles and procedures in prisoner transports and court procedures.
  • Knowledge of general police procedures
  • Knowledge of procedures and techniques for dealing with the public in a tactful but firm manner.
  • Skill in using computers.
  • Ability to learn and apply police methods and procedures including patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, investigation and identification techniques, equipment, police records and reports.
  • Ability to learn and apply criminal law and procedures.
  • Ability to think and act quickly in emergencies.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions in an independent manner.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to prepare written reports and maintain efficient record keeping systems.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and those contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to withstand year-round outdoor elements.
  • Knowledge of City Code, as it pertains to traffic.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The following physical abilities are required: balancing, crawling, crouching, fingering, handling, hearing, kneeling, lifting, pulling, speaking, stooping, talking, visual acuity and walking.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work requires decision making that could lead to major community or organizational consequences if this position fails to make the appropriate decision at the time.

Page has the right to revise this job description at any time. This description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

Any interested person may obtain a complete job description by contacting the Human Resources Department or the City Receptionist. To obtain an application, contact the City Hall Receptionist, obtain online at cityofpage.org, fax application to 928-645-4233 or mail to: City of Page, PO Box 1180, Page, AZ 86040.  For information, please call 928-645-4231.  All applications and supporting materials must be returned to the Human Resources Department.

 

 

__________________________________  ____________________________________
Employee Signature                                         Date

__________________________________  ____________________________________
Supervisor (or HR) Signature                            Date

E.O.E. Page does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability or military service in employment or the provision of services.

The Page Police Department offers full testing services for the position of police officer through National Testing Network, Inc.

Canidates for Police Officer Applications, please click on heading below and follow instructions for testing.

To fill out an application and schedule a test, go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com, select Law Enforcement and sign up for the Page Police Department.

What to expect at the www.nationaltestingnetwork.com website:

  • Completion of the application process
  • Review all information related to the Page Police Department police officer position, including minimum requirements, salary and benefits.
  • Detailed information about the testing process for the entry level test.
  • Opportunity to take Online Practice Tests at www.frontlinetest.com.
  • Schedule your own convenient test time. Tests are offered multiple times a week, including Saturdays.
  • Take high quality job simulation tests in a standardized, fair testing environment.

Upon completion of the entry level exam, all candidate scores are automatically forwarded to the Page Police Department. Candidates who attain a passing score on the entry level exam will be placed on the department’s eligibility list. The Page Police Department will contact candidates on the list and will invite them to continue to participate in other stages of the department selection process.

National Testing Network is a service provided to conduct entry level testing in a standardized, professional environment. National Testing Network does not replace the Page Police Department’s responsibility and decision making in the testing process. All candidate results are provided to Page Police Department where the final decisions are made.

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