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  • Full-time


The Department of Public Safety’s mission is to protect human life and property by enforcing state laws, deterring criminal activity and providing vital support to the state of Arizona and its citizens.
Apply at our website at www.azdps.gov


Posting Details:

Salary: $94,802.24 Annually 

In order to apply, you must go to the DPS website at azdps.gov/careers.  

Job Summary:

This recruitment will be used to establish an 18-month eligibility list to fill current and future vacancies in the Phoenix area.  Application period may close without notice.  

Under general direction, manages, plans, directs and schedules the work of the Operational Communications Center; regulates compliance of Center staff to Bureau and Department goals and policies/procedures; responsible for short-and long-term planning, budgeting, organization and staffing of the Center; oversees the Center training program; counsels subordinates on employee performance matters and recommends corrective action as appropriate.

Must successfully complete the in-person examination process.

Top candidates will be invited to the Qualifications Appraisals Board (QAB): Weight= 100%

Minimum Qualification(s):

Requires three (3) years of recent experience as a Police Communications Supervisor with the Arizona Department of Public Safety with an overall performance rating of at least "Standard" in the last 12months OR five (5) years of recent supervisory and/or management experience in public safety 9-1-1 emergency communications with at least two (2) years experience working in a Computer-Aided Dispatch environment.

Must successfully complete the examination process.

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Applicants must complete an examination process.  A polygraph and background investigation are required for successful applicants.  All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.


In order to apply, you must go to the DPS website. 


The Arizona Department of Public Safety is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to benefit-eligible employees in cooperation with the State of Arizona.

•           Accrued vacation pay and sick days

•           10 paid holidays per year

•           Deferred compensation plan

•           Top-ranked retirement plans

•           Affordable medical, dental, vision, life, and short & long-term disability insurance plans

•           Employee Assistance, Peer and Family Support Programs

•           Bus Cards (Subsidized partially by the State)

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


This classification participates in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).

Contact Us:

To learn more and see a complete list of the job openings at the Arizona Department of Public Safety, visit our website at www.azdps.gov. You may also contact us at (602) 223-2290.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.