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Class Code: 3206
Salary Schedule: Approved Arizona Law Enforcement Merit System Council Salary Schedule
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Summary Statement: Under general supervision, provides support services to Department personnel by transporting, booking and/or processing detained or arrested persons. Performs related duties as assigned. This is a competitive classification.

Essential Functions: (not intended to be all inclusive)

1. Drives a Department vehicle to transport individuals that have been detained/arrested by Department personnel.

2. Maintains the care, custody and control of individuals being transported.

3. Performs physical searches of individuals and transport vehicle for contraband and seizes such as evidence.

4. Books/processes individuals into federal/state/local/county detention facilities to include completing necessary paperwork.

5. Transports evidence to and from Department facilities while maintaining proper chain of custody.

6. Operates and maintains job-related equipment.

7. May provide assistance with stranded motorists, traffic control and collision scene management per Department policy.

8. Prepares and completes detailed reports, forms, logs, and required paperwork.

9. Attends job-related training.

10. Testifies in court regarding relevant job-related incidents.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required: Knowledge of:

1. basic mathematics.

2. the principles of proper English sentence structure, spelling, grammar and punctuation.

3. basic first aid practices.

4. basic computer and office equipment operations.

Skill in:

1. communicating orally to provide, clarify and gather information.

Ability to:

1. acquire a working knowledge of search and seizure activities, and the rules of evidence.

2. acquire a working knowledge of limited police methods, practices and procedures.

3. establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the assignment.

4. maintain composure and work effectively under highly stressful conditions.

5. analyze situations or information, and adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action.

6. observe and recollect details of an event or situation.

7. use verbal or physical means to restrain violent or combative prisoners when required.

8. apply deadly force in accordance with law and Department policy.

9. perform work for extended periods of time in a variety of extreme weather conditions.

10. use specialized protective equipment or clothing.

11. perform the physical requirements of the work (e.g., run and/or jump over rough terrain and obstacles; physically take custody of persons; subdue combative suspects; safely search persons and places.

12. communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

13. qualify and maintain firearms proficiency.

14. provide first-aid attention to those contacted in the course of assignment.

15. testify in court as a witness.


May be exposed to fumes or dust, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather, moving mechanical parts and moderate to loud noise levels.

Will be required to control combative, intoxicated, mentally ill, and uncooperative prisoners.


Must be at least 18 years of age by hire date.

Must possess a valid Arizona Driver license by hire date.

Must be able to work any hours including weekends, holidays, rotating shifts, call-outs and overtime.

Must successfully complete a Department selected detention/transport training program. This requirement may be waived if an approved training program has been completed or similar work has been performed within the last five (5) years.

Must speak fluent Spanish for Immigration assignments.

May be required to complete immigration enforcement training under Section 287(g) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

May be required to read, write and/or speak a second language.

Minimum Qualifications: Requires a high school diploma or equivalent, and two (2) years of experience as a detention, correction or law enforcement officer.

Progression to the next pay level/step requires an overall performance rating of at least "Standard" in the last 12 months.

Must successfully complete the examination process.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


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Current as of: 7/24/2014 11:44:27 PM