Police Officer

Lehi City UT Lehi, UT
LEHI CITY POSITION OPENING

Police Officer

Closing Date: Open until filled

Status: Full-time with full benefits (health, dental, vision, life, retirement, etc.)

Work Schedule: Day Shift: 0600 - 1800, and Night Shift: 1800 - 0600

Pay Range: $20.00 - $25.50/hour, depending on experience and qualifications

Compensation: $20.00 for Officer 1, Negotiable for Lateral Transfer

Position

Starting Pay

Years of Experience

Police Officer 1

$20.00/hour

0-2 years

Police Officer 2

$22.60/hour

3-5 years

Police Officer 3

$25.50/hour

6+ years

FLSA Status: Non-exempt, eligible for overtime

The Lehi City Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer, serving the city of Lehi, a dynamic and progressive community with nearly 60,000 residents. The population of Lehi City has increased dramatically over the past decade and is expected to reach population of over 85,000. This offers significant opportunity for those who are seeking long-term professional growth. The Police Department is looking for applicants who are committed to a community-oriented policing philosophy. The Police Department has assignments in Patrol, Investigations, SRO, K9, Code Enforcement, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, and SWAT. More information about the community and the Police Department can be found at the City website (www.lehi-ut.gov) or at the Police Department Facebook page.

Qualifications Applicants must be 21 years of age or older at the time of employment and possess Utah P.O.S.T Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) certification in good standing or be certifiable prior to date of employment. Applicants must possess a valid Utah driver's license or have the ability to obtain one prior to employment. Applicants who are currently serving as Police Officers may be given preference in the testing process. Applicants should be able to demonstrate knowledge of community-oriented policing, patrol operations, criminal investigations, report writing, and safety standards related to the use of vehicles, firearms, and other police equipment.

Compensation and Benefits Starting wage for full-time officers (without experience) is $20.00/hour. Starting wage for candidates with law enforcement experience may be negotiated at the discretion of the Chief of Police. Full insurance benefits are effective immediately. Police officers generally have opportunities for overtime. Benefits include city paid retirement in the URS system, city paid medical and dental insurance, sick-time accrual, long-term disability insurance, $100 per month uniform allowance, and 13 paid holidays per year (156 hours).

Physical Demands and Work Environment - Lehi City Police Officers generally work 7-12 hours shifts per pay period, totaling 86 hours every two weeks. Tasks require a variety of physical activities periodically involving muscular strain related to walking, standing, stooping, sitting and reaching. Essential functions require talking, hearing and seeing. Mental application utilizes memory for details, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and creative problem-solving. Frequent travel required in course of performing portions of job functions. Elements of the job pose various degrees of hazard uncertainty common to law enforcement. Police officers must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, police officers work in outside weather conditions. Police officers occasionally work near moving mechanical parts, in precarious places, with firearms ammunition and explosives and are occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme heat, extreme cold, and vibration. Police officers work rotating shifts, on weekends and on holidays. The duties and abilities listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The job description is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Questions Please contact the Lehi City Police Department at (801) 766-5800.