Alaska Association of Chiefs of Police, Inc.

Position Vacancy


IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:  Sergeant                                       POSITIONS SUPERVISED:    None


  • 1.)    Must have a High School Diploma or GED.
  • 2.)    Must be 21 years of age, in good physical and mental condition, and with good, moral character.
  • 3.)    Must be a citizen of the United States.
  • 4.)    Possess or be capable of obtaining a valid State issued Driver’s License.
  • 5.)    Must display the ability to relate to the citizens, fellow workers, supervisors, and leaders of the community.
  • 6.)    Must be able to exercise sound and reasonable judgment in everyday working decision-making.
  • 7.)    Must have good written and oral communication skills.
  • 8.)    Applicant will have an extensive background investigation, to include truth verification tests, psychological exam, and upon offer of employment, medical exam.
  • 9.)    Applicant must meet any other minimal standards for police officer as set out in 13 AAC 85.010.
  • 10.)   Complete testing/assessment components as required.
  • 11.)   Applicant that has a Basic Police Officer Certificate or higher from the Alaska Police Standards Council (APSC), or for out-of-state applicants who qualify for APSC wavier and reciprocity, will be considered at a higher rate of pay.


  • 1.)    Enforcement of all City ordinances, State codes, laws and statutes, and applicable Federal laws.
  • 2.)    Safeguard lives and property of the citizens of the City of Kotzebue.
  • 3.)    The observance and identification of suspicious and/or dangerous persons.
  • 4.)    The timely completion of reports and/or service requests.
  • 5.)    The maintenance and care of all equipment issued to or used by department personnel.
  • 6.)    Perform and/or assume other job or work related duties as assigned.

HOURLY RATE:     $26.96/hr. + D.O.E.                            REGULAR/FULL-TIME POSITION

OPENING DATE:   July 9, 2015                                         CLOSING DATE:  Open until filled

Interested persons must submit a Resume, City of Kotzebue Application, APSC Form 3 (F-3) that includes copy of birth certificate, two forms of ID – one with picture, high school transcripts, and two sets of employment fingerprint cards to:

City of Kotzebue, PO Box 46, Kotzebue, Alaska 99752

Additional questions? Contact Lieutenant Joe Linger at jlinger@kotzebue.orgor (907) 442-3539 ext. 21.


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