Police Officer (Certified) and Police Recruit

Performs general police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of
laws and ordinances. Incumbents are required to perform without direct supervision and to
exercise independent judgment in meeting both routine and complex emergency situations.
Work is reviewed through observation, discussions, activity reports, and results obtained.


Must be 21 years of age; must be a US citizen; must have at minimum a high school diploma or
GED equivalent; valid Arizona driver’s license; must not have been dishonorably discharged from
the US Armed Forces. Lateral applicants must possess Arizona POST Peace Officer certification at
time of application.


Top qualifying candidates may be selected to participate in a panel interview, with final
candidates subject to an extensive background check which includes a polygraph,
psychological examination, medical examination and drug screening. Lateral applicants are
exempt from the physical testing portion of the selection process.

All applicants will be required to submit copies of the following documents, which are part of the
background investigation process, at time of application:
· High school diploma or GED
· DD214 (if applicable)
· Valid Arizona driver’s License
· Certified birth certificate or naturalization certificate

All applicants will be required to submit the following documents prior to hire:
· Legal actions (e.g., marriage license, divorce, name change, bankruptcy, etc.) required at
time of hire.
· Official high school or college transcripts may be required at time of hire.
· Social Security Card required at time of hire
· Arizona Driver’s License required at time of hire


Regular and frequent exposure to outdoor elements/inclement weather. Involves essential and
significant physical and sensory demands that require exceptional physical stamina. Police
officers are exposed to personal danger from time to time and will be expected to exercise
sound judgment in emergency situations. Requires non-standard or rotating work shifts.

How To Apply

Download the Town of Florence Application below and submit a fully completed copy to the Human Resources Department.

Certified and Uncertified Police Application

Town of Florence
Human Resources Department
775 North Main Street
PO Box 2670
Florence, AZ 85132
Phone: (520) 868-7553
Fax: (520) 868-7571
Questions regarding recruitment may be directed to Human Resources at hr@florenceaz.gov. The Town of Florence is an EEO/ADA employer.

Job Features

Job CategoryPolice Department

Apply Online