Lateral Police Officer - Apache Junction, AZ





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CLOSING DATE FOR APPLYING
Continuous


STARTING SALARY
$40,187 annualized


JOB DESCRIPTION
Performs a variety of duties in the enforcement of laws and the prevention of crimes; controls traffic flow, enforces State and local traffic regulations; and performs certain technical and administrative tasks in support of the department. Work consists of aggressive patrol, response to vehicle accidents, misdemeanor offenses, and felony complaints. Additional duties include, but are not limited to, processing crime scenes, collection of evidence, and courtroom testimony. Police Officers are exposed to personal danger from time to time and will be expected to exercise sound judgment in emergency situations. Because public support and cooperation are essential for law enforcement and crime prevention, officers will preserve this relationship by taking an active role in public education.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- be a U.S. citizen
- possess a valid driver's license
- be at least 21 years of age
- possess a high school diploma


SELECTION PROCESS
- written entrance exam
- oral interview
- polygraph test
- drug screening test
- background investigation
- medical examination
- physical agility test
- psychological test


HOW TO APPLY
Written exam and Physical Agility testing are waived for certified police officers. Submit police application form to Human Resources, City of Apache Junction, 300 E. Superstition Blvd., Apache Junction, AZ 85219. Applications are available at https://az-apache.civicplushrms.com/careers/JobDetail.aspx?enc=QPQDKqwXNuJybHyCBjvzpyTFUtS63n4DAcQ6gfzlT/DkILYP8FlAboMWy9/zaUxC or by calling (480) 474-2617 to request an application packet.


CONTACT INFORMATION
Human Resources
City of Apache Junction
300 E. Superstition Blvd.
Apache Junction, AZ 85219
Telephone: (480) 474-2617
Email: hr@ajcity.net
Web Site: http://www.ajcity.net





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