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Police Officer-Entry/Lateral Job - Quartzsite Police Department - Quartzsite, Arizona




October 14, 2013

Quartzsite Police Department

Position Title: Police Officer-Entry/Lateral
Position Type: Civilian
Closing Date: 8/1/2020
Job Description

Town of Quartzsite announces an employment opportunity:

Police Officer-Entry/Lateral-Town of Quartzsite, Arizona – The Quartzsite Police Department is currently accepting applications to fill existing openings and to establish and eligibility list for the coming year.

Requirements for the police officer position are:

  • A High School diploma
  • 21 years old
  • Meet the Arizona Peace Officers Standards and Training (AZ POST) criteria.

The starting salary is $40,019 for a Police Recruit in the academy and while on probation.

A Certified Lateral Officer's salary range is $42,349 to $55,473 depending on years of service and experience.

The Quartzsite Police Department offers:

  • Excellent Health Insurance (Medical, Dental and Optical)
  • 12 Vacation Days per year
  • 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • 12 sick days per year
  • Assigned vehicle program
  • A generous annual uniform allowance.

Quartzsite Police Department also offers job related college tuition reimbursement, Public Safety Retirement and a wonderful community to raise a family. Quartzsite is a small but growing community on I-10 in western Arizona, 19 miles east of the Colorado River and the California border. The resident population of 3,500 grows to a half million or more "Snow Birds" during the winter season.

The testing will consist of:

A written test, oral board, physical agility, background investigation, polygraph test and a physical exam.

You must pass each step to continue to the next phase of testing.

The Town of Quartzsite is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Information

Contact:

The Quartzsite Police Department at 928-927-4644 or email qpd@ci.quartzsite.az.us to obtain an application.

Job Requirements
  • Age : 21
  • Education : High School Diploma
  • Experience : Ability to meet AZPOST Requirements
  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $40,019   annual
    Academy Graduate: $40,019   annual
    Lateral: $42,349   annual
    Top Pay: $55,473   annual

    Contact Information

    Jeff Gilbert
    qpd@ci.quartzsite.az.us
    Quartzsite Police Department
    PO Box 2812
    Quartzsite, Arizona 85346
    ph: (928)927-4644