Police Lieutenant-Town of Queen Creek (AZ)

As assigned by the Chief of Police, Lieutenants are responsible for leadership, direction, and coordination of essential law enforcement services and supervision of designated personnel. These assignments may include but are not limited to all patrol related functions, crisis management, incident command, criminal investigations, community outreach, internal oversight, finance/budget administration, inventory control, threat mitigation, and special event planning. Lieutenants also provide support and assistance to the Chief of Police with planning, organizing, and directing administrative functions, projects, and compliance activities.

Training and Experience

All of the following are required:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Public Administration, Business Management, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job (such as those listed above); and

• Seven (7) years of sworn law enforcement experience; and

• Three (3) years of supervisory/management experience as a sworn sergeant or above in a law enforcement agency of comparable size or larger.

Preferred: Experience as a Lieutenant or above in a law enforcement agency of comparable size or larger.


In addition to completing the online application, a cover letter and resume must be attached in the online application process for an application to be considered complete and move forward for further consideration.

This job posting closes on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM (Arizona time).

If you are having technical (computer-related) difficulties while completing the application, please contact the governmentjobs.com “Applicant Support Line” at 1-855-524-5627.

The starting salary for the Police Chief will be market competitive, depending on experience and qualifications of the candidate selected and will be in the range of $107,625 to $118,656 annually. The full salary range for this position is up to $124,589 annually.


For more information, please visit: https://jobs.queencreek.org/police-lieutenant/job/13433975