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Information below is for paid positions and does not pertain to Volunteer Opportunities*
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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.

Veterans
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.  

Probation
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.

Benefits
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

EOE
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.


Job Openings

Building Inspector  

Development Services | Apache Junction, AZ
Development Services
Open Until: February 29, 2024 at 05:00 PM MST
Rate of Pay: $26.29 - $27.63
Details: FLSA Non-Exempt with benefits including Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). Open until filled.

Volunteer -JR Lifeguard  (Open Positions: 20)

Parks & Recreation | Apache Junction, AZ
Parks & Recreation
Open Until: March 14, 2024 at 05:00 PM MST
Details: Volunteer Position

Water Safety Instructor  (Open Positions: 20)

Parks & Recreation | Apache Junction, AZ
Parks & Recreation
Open Until: April 4, 2024 at 05:00 PM MST
Rate of Pay: $17.38 - $18.25

Senior Lifeguard  (Open Positions: 3)

Parks & Recreation | Apache Junction, AZ
Parks & Recreation
Open Until: April 4, 2024 at 05:00 PM MST
Rate of Pay: $19.16 - $20.14
Details: Those looking to serve as an assistant pool manager or pool manager should apply as a Senior Lifeguard

Lifeguard  (Open Positions: 20)

Parks & Recreation | Apache Junction, AZ
Parks & Recreation
Open Until: April 4, 2024 at 05:00 PM MST
Rate of Pay: $16.96

Senior Plans Examiner  

Development Services | Apache Junction, AZ
Development Services
Open Until: March 28, 2024 at 05:00 PM MST
Rate of Pay: $66,465 - $69,829
Details: FLSA Exempt with benefits including Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). This recruitment is open until the position is filled. Full salary range: $66,465 - $96,260.

Finance Director   

Finance | Apache Junction, AZ
Finance
Open Until: February 29, 2024 at 05:00 PM MST
Rate of Pay: $138,176 - $152,520
Details: FLSA Exempt with benefits including Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). Full salary range: $138,176 - $200,118. Requisition has been extended - first review of applicants on 2/1/24.

Maintenance Worker  

Parks & Recreation | Apache Junction, AZ
Parks & Recreation
Open Until: February 29, 2024 at 05:00 PM MST
Rate of Pay: $17.81 - $18.71
Details: FLSA Non-Exempt with benefits, including Arizona State Retirement System. Recruitment is open until position is filled. First review of applications on 01/04/2024.

Parks Maintenance Supervisor  (Open Positions: 2)

Parks & Recreation | Apache Junction, AZ
Parks & Recreation
Open Until: March 14, 2024 at 05:00 PM MST
Rate of Pay: $60,286 - $63,337
Details: FLSA Exempt with benefits, including Arizona State Retirement System. Recruitment is open until position is filled. First review of applications after 01/04/2024. Occasional evenings, weekends, and holidays may be required.

Police Recruit  (Open Positions: 3)

Public Safety | Apache Junction, AZ
Public Safety
Open Until: April 4, 2024 at 05:00 PM MST
Rate of Pay: $30.09/hour
Details: FLSA Non-Exempt with benefits including Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS). $30.09/hourly rate as a Police Recruit. Upon graduation from the academy and appointed sworn status Police Officer, $31.67/hour ($65,873.60 annualized) FIRST TEST DATE IS SATURDAY, JANUARY 6, 2024. SECOND TEST DATE: SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2024. READ ALL DETAILS OF APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS.

Police Officer   

Public Safety | Apache Junction, AZ
Public Safety
Open Until: April 4, 2024 at 05:00 PM MST
Rate of Pay: 65,873.60 - 102,169.60
Details: Assignment will be in Patrol Division working 4/10's. This is a FLSA non-exempt position with benefits, including Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS). HIRING BONUS! - $6000 Read details below before applying. First review of applications on November 30, 2023.

Senior Recreation Leader  (Open Positions: 2)

Parks & Recreation | Apache Junction, AZ
Parks & Recreation
Open Until: April 25, 2024 at 05:00 PM MST
Rate of Pay: $17.81
Details: Parks and Recreation is looking for individuals who would like to work part time. This particular position will supervise evening and weekend youth and adult sport leagues. Requisition will remain open until all positions are filled.

Public Works Maintenance Worker Trainee  

Public Works | Apache Junction, AZ
Public Works
Open Until: March 28, 2024 at 05:00 PM MST
Rate of Pay: $16.97
Details: FLSA Non-Exempt with benefits, including Arizona State Retirement System. Recruitment is open until position is filled.

Water Utility Maintenance Worker   (Open Positions: 2)

Water District | Apache Junction, AZ
Water District
Open Until: March 28, 2024 at 11:55 AM MST
Rate of Pay: $19.63 - $20.62
Details: FLSA Non-Exempt with benefits including Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). This recruitment is open until the position is filled.

Public Works Maintenance Worker Specialist  (Open Positions: 2)

Public Works | Apache Junction, AZ
Public Works
Open Until: March 28, 2024 at 07:08 PM MST
Rate of Pay: $22.72 - $23.87
Details: Position open until filled. Must possess a valid Arizona Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Tanker endorsement.

Senior Public Works Maintenance Worker  (Open Positions: 2)

Public Works | Apache Junction, AZ
Public Works
Open Until: April 4, 2024 at 05:00 PM MST
Rate of Pay: $19.63 - $20.62
Details: Position open until filled. Must possess a valid Arizona Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Tanker endorsement.

Volunteer - Library  

Library | Apache Junction, AZ
Library
Open Until: March 28, 2024 at 05:00 PM MST