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"To Serve and Protect"


Police Officer

Flagstaff, Arizona



City of Flagstaff

211 W. Aspen

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Phone: 928-779-7698

Toll Free: 1-800-463-1389

Website: www.flagstaff.az.gov





The City of Flagstaff Offers:





$41,910 - $53,726

(includes 5% add pay)

  • Initial compensation, including 5% add pay, $41,910

  • Step increases at:

    • Graduation from academy

    • Completion of FTO

    • One year anniversary

  • $46,388 (includes 5% add pay) after 1 year satisfactory performance

  • Annual merit increases thereafter

  • Assignment Pay of up to $1800 for:

    • Tactical Operations

    • Bomb Squad

    • Hostage Negotiations

    • Motor Officers

    • Accident Investigation

  • Lateral officers eligible for higher compensation

    • $43,417 - $44,903 (includes 5% add pay)

  • Promotional Opportunities include increase in compensation


Benefit Package



Medical, dental, vision, life insurance

Deferred compensation

11 days vacation

Flexible Spending Accounts

11 paid holidays

Annual wellness assessment

12 days sick leave

Repetitive Motion Therapy

Public Safety Retirement

Credit Union membership

Bereavement leave

Direct deposit

Jury duty leave

Cell phone discounts

Military leave

Promotional Opportunities

Family & Medical Leave

Continuing Education

Employee Assistance Program

In-house training opportunities





104 - Commissioned

29 - Communications

24 - Support Services


City Population:




The City of Flagstaff, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Police Officer, without regard to race, color, creed, gender or ethnic origin, to establish an eligibility list for current and future openings in the Police Department.


This is general duty police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances.  This position requires working shifts to include working evenings, weekends, and holidays.


Applications are accepted on a continuous basis, and written exams are held the first Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise noted. 







  • Graduation from a standard high school or G.E.D.

  • Any combination of experience and training predicting the success to fulfill the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

  • Ability to pass the different phases of police testing.

  • Must meet APOST pre-employment drug use standards.

  • Upon employment, police officers must complete and graduate from an approved academy.

  • Must pass an extensive background investigation.

  • Must successfully complete a polygraph examination.


  • Some college level course work, preferably related to police work.


  • All emergency service employees shall maintain their principal residence within a prescribed area. 

  • Must possess or obtain upon employment a valid Arizona driver's license.


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