Police Officer - POST Certified

Hidden (27999)
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
USD $57,304.00/Yr.
USD $88,920.00/Yr.


$57,304.00 - $88,920.00
Starting salary may be adjusted depending on experience.


1. Possession of law enforcement certification from Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) in any State

                                                                             Sample POST Certificate

2. Applicants possessing a State of Alabama POST Certification must be two (2) years or more past graduation date listed on APOST certificate

3. Possession of a valid driver's license and the ability to obtain/maintain a City of Hoover Driver's Permit

4. Ability to pass a thorough background check

Preferred Qualification:
Fluent in Spanish



Performs a variety of law enforcement duties in the preservation of public peace and prevention of crimes, including protecting life and property, enforcing all laws and ordinances, investigating crimes and accidents, making arrests, providing credible testimony in various courts, conducting traffic surveys to determine problem areas, assisting in school and community functions, as well as, public relations activities, and other cases as assigned.

Supplemental Information

As only one application can be submitted per candidate for a particular job posting, please make certain that your application meets the minimum requirements at the time of application

All candidates must provide a copy of their current POST certification. These documents must be electronically attached to your application. Applications lacking the appropriate documentation will not be forwarded to the Police Department for further evaluation. 


Police Officer candidates who meet the minimum requirements will be further screened through our evaluation process, which considers related work experience, education, certifications and special training.  Police Officer candidate finalists will then be evaluated based on personal interviews.

In order to be eligible for employment with the Hoover Police Department a candidate must successfully complete the Physical Agilities/Abilities Test.  You can view the Physical Abilities/Agilities requirements at the following website - http://www.apostc.state.al.us. Go to Forms on the left side of the page then scroll to bottom of the page to access the Physical Agility Ability Course.

Candidates will be informed of the date, time and location of the Physical Agilities/Abilities Test at a later date and only after successful completion of an interview or interviews.

Due to the high volume of applications received, not all applicants will be selected for interviews and all that do interview are not guaranteed to be selected to participate in the Physical Agilities/Abilities Test.


This job will be posted until a sufficient number of applications are received and the City reserves the right to close the posting at any time.


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