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Information below is for paid positions and does not pertain to Volunteer Opportunities*
Candidates who are selected for appointment may be required to be fingerprinted, if eighteen (18) or older; successfully complete a background investigation, employment verification, and may be subject to a drug test, medical, polygraph and/or psychological evaluation. Candidates who are appointed will be required to possess a valid license to operate a vehicle in AZ or otherwise 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.
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
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
* 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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