Employment Opportunities

Police Officer (Open File)

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$21.35 - $34.91/hr
  • Posted Date:07/10/2017


Interested in Becoming a Police Officer? Provo City Police officer testing is conducted on a quarterly basis. Any interested, qualified candidates should submit a Provo City application and any required certifications to the Human Resources Division. Applications are accepted year-round. When testing dates are set, applicants are notified by e-mail and/or U.S. mail. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the address on file is kept current.

Minimum Requirements: 21 years of age at time of testing, high school diploma (GED), driver’s license, and US Citizenship or in active process of becoming a citizen. Note: Provo City will sponsor non-certified candidates through the Utah POST Academy upon hire.)
Police Officer Career Series Salary Range

Police Officer I through Master Officer $44,417 - $72,610 annually ($21.35 - $34.91 hourly). Based on demonstrated proficiencies and meeting established criteria, the career series advancement for a Police Officer is expected as follows:

Upon hire: $21.35/hr. starting pay (Police Officer I) ($20.83/hr. for sponsored officers while attending the POST Academy)

After 1st Year: $21.89/hr.

After 2nd Year: $24.15/hr.
(Advancement to Police Officer II)

After 3rd Year: $24.75/hr.

After 4th Year: $25.37/hr.

After 5th Year: $27.99/hr.
(Advancement to Senior Police Officer)

After 6th Year: $28.69/hr.

After 7th Year: $29.40/hr.

After 8th Year: $30.14/hr.

After 9th Year: $30.89/hr.

After 10th Year: $34.06/hr.
(Advancement to Master Officer)

After 11th Year: $34.91/hr.

At all levels, successful completion of an annual performance appraisal is required.

Lateral transfers are required to go through the testing process, but officers with previous law enforcement experience may be placed up to $31.66/hr. based on their level of relevant experience and qualifications.

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