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Special Requirements

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, or meet the transportation needs of the position.

The City of Apache Junction allows wartime veterans, disabled wartime veterans, and spouses of a wartime veteran with a service connected disability to receive preference for an interview if they meet the minimum qualifications of the posted position.

To take advantage of this preference, the veteran must upload, and submit, with his/her application for employment, his/her military discharge papers (DD-214) and be honorably discharged from service.

The spouse of a disabled wartime veteran must upload, and submit with his/her application for employment, a letter from the Department of Veteran’s Affairs, or equivalent document, confirming the veteran’s service-connected disability.

Skill Testing
Candidates who appear to most closely match the criteria for the position may be required to complete pre-employment skill testing.  

The probation period for most positions is twelve (12) months. Sworn police personnel without AZPOST certification at time of appointment serve a fifteen (15) month probation period.

Some of these benefits may not be available to part time employees and are subject to change

Health, dental, and life insurance
Social Security
Workers’ Compensation insurance *
Deferred Compensation Plans
State Retirement plans
96-192 vacation hours per year
96 sick leave hours per year
Up to nine (9) holiday leaves annually
Birthday leave
Tuition Reimbursement

* Some Public Safety Volunteer Positions are eligible for Worker's Compensation

When advised reasonable accommodation, including alternative format, will be made in order for a qualified applicant with a disability to participate in any phase of the recruitment process. Contact (480) 474-2617 or TDD (480) 983-0095 to request an accommodation.

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Closes On: May 30, 2019 at 05:00 PM PST

Location: Finance, Apache Junction, AZ
Department: Finance
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu.
Details: Salary $51,292.69 (annualized); FLSA Exempt, fulltime with benefits.
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Job Description

Administers and performs professional accounting work including preparing journal entries, account reconciliations, research and analysis. May direct/lead other staff concerning general ledger, payables, payroll, receivables, accounting and investment functions. Supervision is not a function of this classification. Receives direction from a higher level classification.

Other Information/License, Certifications, Etc

The results of this recruitment may be used to fill one (1) vacancy in the Finance Department and other vacancies that may occur during the life of the eligible list.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field and one (1) year paid fulltime professional** experience in accounting and/or general finance; OR, two (2) years’ experience in clerical financial activities.

**Experience in account keeping, bookkeeping or other clerical financial or record keeping activities is not considered professional experience in accounting or general finance.