Fort Mohave Police Department

To report a crime or non-emergency call: (928) 346-1521

FORT MOJAVE TRIBAL POLICE OFFICER RECRUITMENT

CURRENT OPPORTUNITY

Because of manpower shortage the first 5 recruits to successfully pass the Police Academy and Field Training phase will start at step three on the pay scale = $32.45 hourly/ $67,496 annually.
The Fort Mojave Tribal Police Department is currently searching for qualified experienced officers. The first 5 lateral officers will start no lower than step 4 on the pay scale $33.75 hourly/ $70,200 annually. Depending on experience, certifications and specialties lateral officer may qualify at up to $41.06 hourly/ $85,404.80 annually.

HIRING BONUSES

Recruits = $7,000. Upon initial hire you receive $2,000; another $2,000 on successful completion of the Police Academy and $3,000 upon successful completion of the police officer probationary period.


Laterals= $7,000. You receive $5,000 upon swearing in as a Fort Mojave Tribal Police Officer. You receive another $2,000 at the successful completion of your police officer probationary period.

SALARY

RECRUITS

⦁ Academy and Field Training = $26.50 hourly/ $55,120 annually
⦁ Successful Completion of Field Training = $30.00 hourly/ $62,400 annually
⦁ Police Officer Maximum Salary = $42.70 hourly/ $88,816 annually

LATERALS

⦁ $ 30.00 – $ 42.70 (at Chief’s discretion)

PUBLIC SAFETY PERSONNEL RETIREMENT SYSTEM

The Fort Mojave Tribal Police Department participates in the AZ PSPRS (retirement).

401 K

The Fort Mojave Indian Tribe offers a 401K plan to its employees and will match up to 50% of the employee’s contribution. 

PAID TIME OFF

One Year = 80 hours
Two Years = 100 hours
Five Years = 140 hours
Twelve Years = 180 hours
Twenty Years = 220 hours

HOLIDAY PAY

18 paid holidays, plus one additional day for your birthday

COMPENSATORY TIME BANK OPTION

Generous comp time bank allowing officers to store up to 200 hours of overtime in their comp bank which they may cash out once a year or use to take time off.

DEPARTMENT PROVIDED EQUIPMENT

The Fort Mojave Tribal Police Department provides its officers with their firearms, taser, duty belt with accessory carriers, handcuffs, ammunition, pepper spray, breast badge, flat badge and body camera. 

UNIFORM ALLOWANCE

Officers are provided $2,000 annually for uniforms and additional equipment. 

HEALTH & LIFE INSURANCE

Blue Cross/ Blue Shield employee only plan paid 100% by the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe. Family plan the Tribe pays more than 90%. Life insurance is provided to all employees and additional plans with a higher payout are available to employees at their expense.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

 
  • Free access to a 40,000 square foot, state of the art Wellness Center for employee and family including full weights, lap pool, basketball court and indoor track
  • Upon hire other benefits available include, limited free golf, beach use, etc. Call for details
  • Multi-State jurisdictional training, standard and advanced training opportunities
  Other benefits apply upon hire, call for additional benefits (928) 346-1521

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