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Join UHP – Becoming a Trooper

UHP – Trooper Statewide Recruitment       
Apply here UHP – Trooper
Recruitment #36136
Full-time / Benefited
Closes at 11:59 pm on Sunday, April 2, 2023
 ***Physical Assessment testing will be done at various locations throughout the state ***  
The National Police Officer Selection Test (NPOST) MUST be taken by April 21, 2023.
  • One for One salary credit may be given for prior law enforcement experience
  • $5,000 training reimbursement given to those who recently self-sponsored through a Utah POST satellite academy
  • $2,500 hiring bonus for those with prior law enforcement experience
  • $2,500 signing bonus to a new hired trooper, not captured in the two above, upon POST graduation/certification

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