Employment Opportunities

ZONING ADMINISTRATOR - Immediate opening for full-time Zoning Administrator to provide zoning administration, code enforcement, field work and technical office duties. Successful candidate will work with the Planning and Zoning Commission, Design Review Board and Board of Adjustment, and attend evening meetings as needed. Strong interpersonal and oral/written communication skills required. Must possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. Direct experience with zoning code enforcement and historic preservation is highly desirable. Salary DOQ.


PUBLIC SAFETY/POLICE OFFICER - The Jerome Police Department has an opening for a public safety officer / police officer. This position is a primary law enforcement position with additional public safety duties including fire and EMS. The Jerome Police Department is a blend of police, fire and EMS.  

Responsibilities: Primarily enforcement of law as well as other public safety duties to include fire and EMS duties. Jerome is a mountain tourist town in central Arizona with an annual visitor count of about 1.5 million.

Requirements: Be Arizona POST certified or able to obtain AZPOST certification. Have FF1 & 2 and / or EMT certification. We will consider sending the right candidate to the police academy.

Additional Info: Basic salary starts at $42,972, with $4,000 annual stipend for residency as well as an additional $2,000 annual stipend for FF certification and $2,000 annual stipend for EMT certification. We will consider sending the right candidate to additional schools depending on qualifications. Applicant must be certified in one or more of the disciplines, and meet the Arizona Police Officers Standards and Training minimum standards to become a police officer to qualify for employment.



Immediate opening for qualified person to join Town of Jerome Public Works crew. Experience with water and/or sewer utilities helpful. Work primarily involves heavy labor: heavy digging, heavy lifting, extensive walking, climbing and working in a variety of environments. $15 per hour DOQ, plus benefits.

Applications can be obtained at Town Hall, 600 Clark Street, Jerome, AZ, by mail to Town of Jerome, P.O. Box 335, Jerome, AZ 86331, on the Town’s website at http://www.jerome.az.gov, or by calling (928) 634-7943. Town Hall is open from 8:00 am thru 5:00 pm, Monday thru Thursday, excluding Town recognized holidays. The Town of Jerome is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation or national origin.

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Contact Info

Candace B. Gallagher, CMC
Town Manager/ Town Clerk
(928) 634-7943