Employment

Unified Police Department is committed to hiring and retaining the highest quality law enforcement personnel. The Unified Police Department is a diverse group of employees and volunteers that are united in a common goal to provide the safety and welfare of the citizens of Salt Lake County. Explore your options to either become employed full-time as a career, or volunteer to make a difference in your community.


Positions

Dispatcher - Full Time

UPD Dispatchers answer emergency and nonemergency calls, obtain critical information from callers, enter information on the computer, dispatch officers on calls, monitor radio traffic, and provide quick response to emergencies.

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Dispatcher - Part Time

UPD part time call takers answer emergency and nonemergency calls, obtain critical information from callers, answer questions, transfer callers to appropriate extensions, and enter relevant information on the computer.

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Choose Gang Free Program Manager

Manage the day to day operations of the Choose Gang Free Program (CGF), gang prevention and intervention, through the Salt Lake Area Gang Project (SLAGP). To include administrative duties, supervision, as well as direct program services.

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Gang Prevention Advocates - Schools

School based advocates will provide case management and direct client services to gang involved youth and families. Advocates will be expected to follow evidence based practices and attend required trainings to ensure best practices are being implemented. Advocates will also assist in program development, community education and resource development.

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Police Officer Recruitment

Recruitment is open Feb 21 - March 19th, 2018 for entry level police officer and LEO certifiable police officer.

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School Crossing Guards

Immediate Openings in Midvale, Taylorsville, White City and Kearns

  • Training Provided
  • Work Part-Time
  • Nights, Weekends & Holidays Off
  • Earn Between $15-$30 per day

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Volunteer Opportunities

Mobile Crisis Response Team

These Mobile Crisis Response Team Members will respond to everything and anything that an officer or detective deems necessary. Including but not limited to domestic conflicts, rapes, suicides, child neglect, child abuse, assistance with death notifications, homicides and, if needed, transportation to a shelter, Christmas Box House or a safe place with family or friends.

To apply, download the Application in Microsoft Word format at email to CLMCDONALD@UPDSL.ORG

Office Advocate

Office advocates will assist the office staff in placing phone calls, setting appointments, providing information to victims such as court times and dates and notifying victims of upcoming Pre Trial Conferences' and trials. They will be responsible for putting together Bi-Lingual bereavement and domestic violence packets for the Mobile Crisis Team. The office advocate position is only staffed during office hours.

To apply, download the Application in Microsoft Word format at email to CLMCDONALD@UPDSL.ORG

Volunteer Chaplains

Unified Police Department is seeking volunteer chaplains. A Volunteer Chaplain is called to assist the department. The Chaplain Core consists of religious ministers from churches throughout the Sale Lake County area. The Chaplain Core renders spiritual support and guidance in times of need for the community and the department. Follow link for more information.

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The Unified Police Department is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.