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Join UHP – Becoming a Trooper

Click here to go to the online application
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.

The button above will take you to the online application, or you can visit  www.statejobs.utah.gov  Refer to Requisition # 15281 .

The closing date is Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 11:59 pm. 

***Physical Assessment testing will be done at various locations throughout the state (Salt Lake, Ogden, Richfield, Vernal and St. George). The testing will take place between April 13 –  April 27, 2018.***
The National Police Officer Selection Test (NPOST)MUST be taken by April 27, 2018.
Click here for information about NPOST.


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