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About The Position:

The Personnel Specialist performs oversight of pre-employment recruitments to include; recruitment community outreach efforts and advertising for all police department position vacancies.
Assists in the areas of: recruitment, testing, job fair and community outreach tracking and candidate communications.
Selection Process
Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to participate in a selection process to include a panel interview. Final selection is contingent upon a background investigation which includes:
Motor Vehicle Department Records Check
Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment:
Drug Screening
Psychological Testing*
* May be waived for current Scottsdale Police Department employees.
Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience:

A high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalent
One year para-professional human resources experience in: recruiting, testing, and tracking.
Licensing, Certification, and Other Requirements:
Completion of Background Investigation School within one year of hire.
Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted driver’s license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date. The Arizona Department of Motor Vehicles requires that out-of-state driver’s licenses must be surrendered within 10 days of relocating to the State of Arizona.
Essential Functions
Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following:

Maintains confidential information and files.
Prepares written reports for Division management; analyzes methods, procedures, and data; appraises and organizes facts; develops, recommends, and explains policies and procedures.
Sorts, separates, arranges, files, and distributes: applications, testing materials, and selection packets.
May represent the assigned division at employment job fairs. May develop recruitment materials and programs. May establish and maintain liaison with faculty of state universities and community colleges.
Schedules oral panel interviews; maintains detailed computerized record of applicants and current status in recruitment process.
Answers recruitment questions by telephone, email and in person. Explains policies and procedures to applicants.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position or that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Most work is performed in a normal City office environment.
Lift and carry materials weighing up to 40 pounds.
Works outside in a variety of weather conditions conducting recruitment testing.
Operate a variety of standard office equipment including: computer, telephone, calculator, copy and fax machine requiring continuous and repetitive arm, hand, and eye movement.
Travel to/from meetings and various Phoenix metro locations.