Hiring, Recruitment, and Selection

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Police Officer Recruits

Applications will be accepted only during posted recruitment periods. Applicants will need to submit an application through the City of Goodyear's Career Page; our application is an online web-based application. Please continue to check the city's website for updates regarding testing or if you would like an automatic notification via email of future Police Officer recruitment postings, please complete a Job Opening Alert notification. Generally, we recruit for new Police Officers on an annual or semi-annual basis.


*Lateral Transfers

For more information concerning lateral transfers, please contact Lieutenant Jason DeHaan at 623-882-7441, or send him an email at: jdehaan@goodyearaz.gov. You are also welcome to check the AZ POST website regarding the WAIVER process. If you are interested in applying for a lateral police officer position with the City of Goodyear, please submit an application by clicking here.


Telecommunications Operator (911 Dispatcher)

As with other City positions, applications will only be accepted during posted recruitment periods. Telecommunications Operator positions are posted when we have a vacant position. If you would like to be informed of future Telecommunication Operator recruitment postings, please complete a Job Opening Alert notification.


Other Non-Sworn Opportunities

The Police Department has several other non-sworn positions to include Records Clerks, Administrative Assistants, Evidence Custodian, Victim's Advocate, etc. We are occasionally accepting applications for various positions. The best way to stay informed of position openings is to go to the City of Goodyear's Career Page and fill out a please complete a Job Opening Alert notification. You have an opportunity to select different boxes allowing the system to send you an email when several different types of jobs are open to accept applications. Ensure your contact information is provided and it will automatically generate an email to you with the notification. Please contact Sgt. Justin Hughes if you have any questions regarding employment with Goodyear Police Department.