Employment Information

Are you ready for your next career adventure? The Town of Paradise Valley is looking for individuals who value a small municipality that does big things. We support over 12,000 residents who live in an extraordinary 16-square mile area nestled between Scottsdale and Phoenix, with Camelback Mountain as our backdrop, and who enjoy an exceptional quality of life through outstanding public services with limited government.


We employ over 110 people in 8 different departments, including the Town Manager, the Police Department, Municipal Court, Public Works, Community Development, IT, Finance, and the Town Attorney, so we have a lot to offer. Because of our size, we value those that can multi-task and who appreciate variety in their work! We work with an active community who believes in us and provides exceptional support, because we know collaboration is the key to success. Our employees are a close-knit group, who appreciate the diversity and uniqueness we each bring to our respective roles.


We know that with any job, how you are compensated matters. We provide a very generous total compensation package and a work/life balance others can only aspire to offer. Sound good, it's not, it's great! Check us out today and if you're not currently looking, refer a friend or family member. Also, if you don't see what you are looking for, sign up for our job alerts and get notified as new jobs are posted.


We hope you join us soon!


Are you a current law enforcement officer and interested in joining the Paradise Valley Police Department? We offer some of the most competitive and comprehensive wages and benefits in the Valley!

Police Officers with the Town enjoy the value of:


  • A salary between $72,450 - $97,367, depending on qualifications and experience.
  • An exceptionally supportive community and Town Council.
  • Low crime rates and effective human services strategies.
  • Proactive and quality policing, with approachable command staff committed to outstanding public safety services.
  • Schedules and policing activities that promote a strong work/life balance.
  • Training twice a month and opportunities for additional training.
  • On-duty workouts through an employee wellness program.
  • Weekend shift premium pay at $3.00 per hour between 6:00 p.m. Friday and 6:00 a.m. Monday.
  • Nightshift premium pay at $1.25 per hour between 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.
  • Instructor premium pay at $10.00 per hour for instructor-led training to sworn officers.
  • Great off-duty jobs at $60.00 per hour with a 4-hour minimum at resorts, and private, luxurious residences.
  • 100% Town-paid employee medical and dental premiumswith deferred compensation and health savings account contributions for high-deductible healthcare plan (HDHP) enrollment.
  • Accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) commuter insurance to and from the worksite for up to $200,000 per incident.
  • 100% Town-paid basic life and short-term disability insurances, with options to purchase additional coverages.
  • Enrollment in the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS).
  • Paid vacation and sick leave accruals, plus option to advance first-year accruals.
  • Minimal mandatory overtime, with 120 compensatory time maximum balance.
  • 10 paid holidays plus 3 personal days.
  • $5,000 in tuition reimbursement each year.
  • Uniform allowance of $1,800 upon hire and then $1,500 each fiscal year.
  • Ballistic vest provided every 5 years.

Sound amazing, it is! In addition, we strive to offer an expedited selection and hiring process, to get you started with us as soon as possible. Please contact our Police Recruiter Kevin Albert at 480-348-3502 or kalbert@paradisevalleyaz.gov, for more information, or if you are ready to apply, click here POLICE OFFICER (paycomonline.net).