Recruitment

Join the Police Force


The City of Gulf Shores has implemented a new application and testing process that streamlines the Police Applicant process. The initial step in applying for a position with the Gulf Shores Police Department is to complete and submit an application to the City of Gulf Shores Human Resources Division. Once a position is posted, your application will be reviewed and a testing date will be announced.

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  • Submit an application to Human Resources
  • Written Test
  • Physical Abilities Test (1.5 Mile Run, Pushups, Sit ups, 300 meter swim)
  • Police Oral Board
  • Background Investigation
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Polygraph
  • Medical Evaluation
  • Appointing Authority Interview