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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

Public Safety Training Specialist(Flex/Spillman)

Salary: $49,092.16 - $66,050.40 

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 eligible list to fill current and future vacancies. Application period may close without notice.

The current vacancy is located in the Department's Information Management Bureau. The position manages one or more aspects of a training and development program. This position is specific to the Flex/Spillman Work Group within the Department. This position is embedded in the Flex/Spillman Team to facilitate the development of the system, conduct data searches and instruction in the use of the software. Highly desirable skills include experience using the Flex/Spillman and/or Canvas systems, instructor experience with Flex/Spillman and/or Canvas as the subject matter, and the ability to multi-task under stringent deadlines. This full-time position is based in Phoenix and occasional travel would be required. Performs related duties as assigned. This is a competitive classification.

Must successfully complete the examination process.

If you have a disability which may require a reasonable accommodation, please notify Human Resources in writing prior to the test date.

Minimum Qualifications:

Seven years of professional level law enforcement experience as an Arizona POST certified peace officer. 

Requires Arizona POST General Instructor certification.

Must have and maintain a valid Arizona driver license. 


Work setting may include office, classroom, firearms range, driving track, training mat, or other proficiency training venues.

May be required to lift or carry up to 60 pounds of training equipment.


Statewide travel may be required to perform certain work functions.

Progression to the next step requires an overall performance rating of at least "Standard" in the last 12 months.

Must successfully complete the examination process.

FLSA Status:  Non-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.