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Police Officer

Apache Junction, Arizona

 

 

City of Apache Junction

300 E. Superstition Boulevard

Apache Junction, AZ 85119

Phone: 480-474-2617

Fax: 480-474-5122

E-mail: jbrooks@ajcity.net   
Website: www.ajcity.net 

 

 

Salary: $46,604 - $50,698

Population: 40,000

Sworn Officers: 64

Application Deadline: NA

 

 

 

NOTE:  The results of this recruitment may be used to fill one (1) or more vacancies in the Public Safety Department.  

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • HS diploma or GED and EITHER:

 

POLICE OFFICER NON-LATERAL:

  • Graduated from an Arizona Police Academy program and received AZPOST certification within six (6) months of application, OR:

 

POLICE OFFICER LATERAL:

  • One (1) year full time paid experience as a Police Officer, Deputy Sheriff, or equivalent in the last three (3) years; completed agency probation and currently AZPOST certified.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possession of a valid Arizona State driverís license at time of appointment, or otherwise demonstrate your capacity to meet the transportation needs of the job. Certified police officers are required to live within a 25 minute response time to the police department. 

 

PAY AND HOURS:

 

Police Officer salary group 50.

 

Salary Range:

 

$22.40 - $24.37 per hour or $46,604 - $50,698 annualized depending on number of years of experience. 

 

 

NATURE OF WORK:

 

Provide quality service to the citizens of Apache Junction which includes the protection and preservation of life and property and the maintenance of an environment where people feel safe from crime and disorder; investigate crime and perform crime prevention work; enforce Federal, State and local laws and regulations.

 

 

Visit the Cityís web site to see the job description:

 

http://www.ajcity.net

 

 

APPLICATION:

 

Complete and submit the (1) City of Apache Junction Police Officer Sworn application, (2) Statement of Ability to Meet AZPOST Minimum Qualifications and (3) the AZPOST Personal History (PH) forms to:

 

City of Apache Junction

Human Resources Office

300 E. Superstition Boulevard

Apache Junction, AZ 85119

 

The three (3) forms are available on the City of Apache Junction internet. 

 

 

EXAMINATION PROCESS:

 

Candidates who are extended a contingent job offer will be subject to pre-employment testing that will include a drug screen, polygraph, medical, psychological, fingerprinting and an undergo an extensive personal, employment, criminal and credit background investigation. Candidate may be subject to the City of Apache Junction Physical Agility test.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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