Vision and Hearing Requirements

1. Visual acuity of:

    a. 20/20 or better uncorrected;

    b. 20/20 or better, corrected by spectacles or hard contact lenses, if uncorrected 
        acuity is 20/80 or better.  The applicant shall demonstrate satisfactory
        adaptation to the contact lenses; or
    c. 20/20 or better, corrected by soft contact lenses, if the uncorrected acuity is
        20/200 or better.
2. Vision capable of distinguishing basic color groups against a favorable background. 

3. Peripheral vision:

    a. That does not reveal scotoma or quadrantonopia; or
    b. In which vision perimeter testing is intact at 170 degrees.


4. Uncorrected hearing with no loss greater than 25 db in the 500, 1000, 2000, or
    3000 hertz frequencies as measured by an audiometer.

A complete list of AZ P.O.S.T. Medical Requirements and hiring standards can be found by visiting the AZ P.O.S.T. website at www.azpost.govlinks to external site or viewing Arizona Administrative Code R13-4-107links to external site  (PDF)

Contact Information

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

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The City of Scottsdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer