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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


The Quartzsite Police Department at 928-927-4644 or email 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
    Quartzsite Police Department
    PO Box 2812
    Quartzsite, Arizona 85346
    ph: (928)927-4644