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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
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 #26486. The closing date is Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 11:59 pm. 


***Physical Assessment testing will be done at various locations throughout the state ***  
The National Police Officer Selection Test (NPOST) MUST be taken by June 21, 2021.

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

    • High school diploma or GED
    • Age 21 and over
    • United States citizen or a lawful resident of the United States who has been in the United States legally for at least five(5) years AND has legal authorization to work in the United States
    • A background demonstrating good moral character

Click here to learn about potential disqualifying factors.

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.

Recruiting on Instagram Stories

We’ve shared a lot of information about joining UHP on our Instagram Stories.

Click here to check them out or visit our Instagram page @utahhighwaypatrol

Click here to contact a recruiter