Training: Testing Process

Check Job Openings at

Potential Testing Process

Typically testing process include a written examination, oral board panel interview, Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) and a final hiring interview.

  • Written Exam
  • Pre-Hire Interview
  • Candidate Physical Abilities Test
  • Hiring Interview
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Public Records Check
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Drug Screen
  • Comprehensive physical exam by City Physician

For information regarding the testing process, please email:

The City of Tucson is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. Under the city's Civil Service-Human Resources Ordinance, Tucson Code Chapter 10 §10-18, it is unlawful to discriminate in city employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, familial status, marital status, and political opinions, beliefs or affiliations.