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Bryan Raines
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    Not bad to work for, but remember you are just a number

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    Current Employee - Police Officer  in  Mesa, AZ
    Current Employee - Police Officer in Mesa, AZ

    I have been working at Mesa full-time for more than 10 years


    Pay is good. Benefits are very good. It still has somewhat of a small town mentality so you feel a part of a group.


    Not very good at money management. Not too many attractions so tax money is very lacking in hard times. Raises may not come for many years.

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    It would be nice if the little guy was given some weight when they spoke instead of always relying on top management to be right.

    Neutral Outlook
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Mesa Interviews

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    Police Sergeant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Mesa in December 2009.

    Interview Details

    Many parts to hiring. Written test, Psychological Exam, Polygraph, Medical Exam, Physical Fitness test, and Oral Board

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to work for the City of should be prepared to answer why you want to be a police officer as well as why it is in this particular city you want to work.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012

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Headquarters Mesa, AZ
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1878
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

This city, which literally covers a "mesa" or plateau, stands roughly one hundred feet higher than Phoenix and spreads across 130 square miles. With a population of more than 460,000, the City of Mesa is the third-largest city in Arizona, behind Phoenix and Tucson. Its city government consists of the mayor, six city council members (elected to four-year terms), and a city manager. Mesa is also home to the Chicago Cubs Major League Baseball team during Spring Training. The city was founded in 1878 by Mormon (Latter-day Saint or LDS) pioneers, who gave it its name; Mesa... More

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