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Join UHP – Becoming a Trooper

A public recruitment has been posted for those who are interested in applying for the position of Trooper with the Utah Highway Patrol.

Anyone who is interested in this recruitment must apply online at www.statejobs.utah.gov  Refer to Requisition #11057. The closing date is Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 11:59 pm

***Physical Assessment testing will be done at various locations throughout the state (Salt Lake, Ogden, Vernal, Price, Richfield, and St. George). The testing will take place between March 18, 2017 – March 31, 2017.***

Salary – $18.94 (step 1) – $29.00 (step 13) – 1 for 1 salary credit given for previous law enforcement experience up to step 11 ($27.18).

The basic eligibility requirements for being hired as a Trooper are:

    • High school diploma or GED
    • Age 21 and over
    • US Citizen
    • A background demonstrating good moral character

Click here to see if you meet all the Minimum Requirements to become a State Trooper.

All applicants interested in becoming a State Trooper are required to take a written exam called the P.O.S.T. Entrance Exam. Click here for more information and testing locations.

  • Test results normally take two weeks for the results.
  • Arrangements are available for out-of-state applicants.
  • For additional information.

Watch six troopers as they are sworn in and begin their adventure