Applying for a Police Officer position

When applying for a Scottsdale Police Officer position, an online City of Scottsdale application must be submitted to the Human Resources department. 

*The attached link will take you to the online application system.

 Patrol DLApplications are reviewed for minimum qualifications:

    • US Citizen 
    • High School Diploma or GED 
    • 20 years and 6 months at the time of application 
Once your application is reviewed for minimum qualifications, you may be invited to the background investigation phase, which includes completing a background questionnaire, background interview, physical fitness and written assessments, and oral board interview. 

The Scottsdale Police Personnel Unit reserves the right to change this process.

*Disclaimer:  The recruitments for the positions of Police Officer Recruit/Trainee and Police Officer Lateral/Waiver are ongoing and will remain open until all positions have been filled.

Contact Information

Background Investigations Unit
P:  480-312-HIRE (4473)

For Scottsdale P.D. employment inquiries, email [email protected]

The City of Scottsdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer