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LAKE HAVASU CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT IS RECRUITMENT

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Currently Accepting Applications

Upcoming Testing Dates:

  • December 13 & 14, 2018

Contact Det. Tom Depuydt for department information

For detailed information and to apply online, click HERE to visit our career opportunities page.

Police Department

Police Officer Trainee

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development
  • Coursework in criminal justice, and/or military experience preferred

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Must be 21 years of age at the graduation of academy
  • Possession of a valid Arizona drivers license prior to employment
  •  Ability to obtain Arizona P.O.S.T. certification

SCREENING/EXAMINATION PROCESS

The City reserves the right to consider only the most highly qualified applicants for the succeeding examination process:

  • Written Exam
  • Writing Assignment
  • Oral Board Interview
  • Physical Agility Testing
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Psychological Examination
  • Extensive Background Check
  • Post-Employment Medical Examination/Drug Screen

Police Officer Trainee (Hourly during academy) $20.60
Certified Police Officer (Hourly upon graduation from the academy) $22.66

Relocation Expense Reimbursement: up to $1,000

Police Officer Lateral

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development
  • Coursework in criminal justice, and/or military experience preferred

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Possession of a valid Arizona drivers license prior to employment
  • Possession of out of state certification as a Police Officer with the ability to obtain Arizona P.O.S.T certification
  • Written exam waived for all certified laterals
  • Qualified out of state peace officers may be eligible to gain Arizona Peace Officer certification through waiver testing in lieu of attending an Arizona Peace Officer basic course at an academy

Hiring Range: $22.66 - $26.00 Hourly (Depending on Qualifications)

SCREENING/EXAMINATION PROCESS

The City reserves the right to consider only the most highly qualified applicants for the succeeding examination process:

  • Writing Assignment
  • Oral Board Interview
  • Physical Agility Testing
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Psychological Examination
  • Extensive Background Check
  • Post-Employment Medical Examination/Drug Screen

Salary Range: $22.66 - $30.88 Hourly
Relocation Expense Reimbursement: $1,000
Signing Bonus: $2,500
Specialty Training Certifications may be paid up to $2,000


LAKE HAVASU CITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.