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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. 

Click here to go to the online application

Anyone who is interested in this recruitment must apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/utah  

Refer to Requisition #23065 . The closing date is Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 11:59 pm. 

***Physical Assessment testing will be done at various locations throughout the state (Salt Lake, Ogden, St. George and Price). The testing will take place between April 10 – April 24, 2020.***  
The National Police Officer Selection Test (NPOST) MUST be taken by April 24, 2020.

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.

Click here to contact a recruiter