Police Recruit

Apache Junction, AZ
Apache Junction Police Department

Support City policies, goals and objectives and work with management and other staff to ethically achieve such goals and objectives; ensure compliance with safety procedures.

Details: $22.39 hourly rate as a Police Recruit. Once appointed as Police Officer $54,433.60 Annual Salary; FLSA Non-Exempt; full time with benefits, including Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS).

Open Until: May 27, 2021 at 05:00 PM PST



Candidates who are selected for appointment may be fingerprinted, if 18 or older; successfully complete a background investigation, employment verification and may be subject to a drug/alcohol test, medical, polygraph and/or psychological evaluation. Candidates who are appointed will be required to possess a valid driver’s license to operate a vehicle in Arizona.

Certified by Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZPOST) or able to achieve AZPOST certification within six (6) months of appointment.

Arizona Criminal Justice Information System Terminal Operator (ACJIS) certification, within four (4) months of appointment.

Minimum Qualifications

Must possess a High School diploma or GED, be a citizen of the United States AND;

  1. Be at least 21 years old by the time of graduation from an Arizona police academy, OR;
  2. Currently enrolled in or graduated from an Arizona police academy within six (6) months of application and obtain AZPOST certification as a Peace Officer within thirty (30) days of appointment.