Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Description/Duties

This classification has been designated as a non-classified, non-merit system, at-will position.  This is a part-time, benefited position working up to 32 hours per week.

This recruitment will be used to fill a current vacancy at one of the Mesa Police Department's district locations or the Police Department's Traffic Unit.  Additionally, the recruitment will establish a list to fill possible future vacancies.


A Police Service Assistant performs a variety of routine tasks in support of police activities.  This class is also responsible for performing related duties as required.
 
An employee in this class may perform various clerical duties, such as answering telephones, typing, filing, using a personal computer (PC), making photocopies, shredding confidential documents, etc.  Responsibilities may include numerous routine tasks, including pick up and delivery of police-related items in the metropolitan area, and ensuring that Mesa Police Department (MPD) vehicles are properly maintained and contain a full complement of equipment.  A Police Service Assistant may be required to perform some heavy physical work, such as lifting and changing tires, moving furniture, and lifting 50-pound boxes of flares.  Supervision is typically received from a sworn Police employee or an Office Supervisor.  Work is reviewed and evaluated through personal observation and discussion.  Rotating shift work and the wearing of a uniform are required.  This class is FLSA nonexempt.

Please refer to the link below for the full job description and additional information regarding assignments, preferred qualifications, and essential functions. 

Qualifications & Requirements

Employee Values:  All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City's shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.

Minimum Qualification Required.  Must be at least 18 years of age.
 
Special Requirements.  Must possess a valid Class D Arizona Driver's License by hire date.  Because of the confidential, sensitive nature of information handled, successful completion of a background investigation and polygraph is required.

Substance Abuse Testing.  Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment/pre-placement and random alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures.
 
Preferred/Desirable Qualification.  Graduation from high school or GED preferred.

Link to Job Description

apps.mesaaz.gov/JobDescriptions/Documents/JobDescriptions/cs3342.pdf

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