Safety Aide

Feb. 12, 2024


The University of Arizona Police Department seeks experienced and entry level applicants. 

UAPD Safety Aides are confident and often must make quick assessments for sound decisions. We seek to reflect the rich diversity of the community in the quality people we employ. The members of UAPD possess a strong sense of community and service orientation. As a Safety Aide you can make a difference if you possess integrity, strong communications skills, a good observer, and sound judgment under pressure. Most of all, you must be committed to public service, professionalism, and a peaceful community.  UAPD Safety Aides must be willing to work rotating shifts/days off and work holidays. Safety Aides enjoy an outstanding range of benefits including health, dental, life and disability insurance; a competitive retirement package; reduced tuition rates for themselves and family members; paid vacation, sick days, and holiday; overtime eligibility and much more.  

  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • Salary Range: $16.50/hour
  • Full Time, 40 Hours per week

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent learning attained through experience may be required (GED)
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required. Department will consider any relevant volunteer, internship, or applicable experience as it relates towards the position.
  • Possession of a current Arizona Type D driver's license and ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy
  • Successfully pass an in-depth background investigation to include passing a polygraph examination


This position is currently closed.

In addition to the online application, candidates must also complete an online background. Once your application is received, instructions for accessing and completing the background will be emailed to you. It is strongly encouraged to complete and submit the UAPD background, along with the required electronic documents as soon as possible.