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Applications for full-time positions are accepted only when a position is open. You may submit your application via mail, email, fax, or by dropping it off at the Human Resources office. Submission and contact information is listed on the Application Form. You may download a city application form by going to the "Forms/Jobs/Links" menu and choosing the "Forms" tab. You will need Adobe PDF Reader to open the application.

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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST POLICE DEPARTMENT

Range 15, Non-Exempt, At-will, Full-time position. Entry Level Salary: $16 per hour, Maximum Salary: $23.59 per hour- Actual salary DOE

DEFINITION: Under close to general supervision, provides a link between citizens in need of assistance with police and fire services; coordinates and logs the activities associated with providing such service; accesses and provides information transfer to and from field units where telephone or an ACJIS terminal is required; provides emergency communications in the form of 9-1-1 services to the City of Cottonwood and surrounding communities; and performs related duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time; Must be able to multi-task such as typing while answering phones; Must be able to visually observe and interpret data displayed on multiple dispatch computer monitors comprised of several windows per monitor; Must be able to hear radio and telephone conversations at an appropriate level so as to not cause radio interference; Must possess the ability to be clearly understood when speaking.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Must be a citizen of United States or legal to work in United States.
  2. Must have at least one (1) year of customer service related work experience.
  3. Must type at a minimum of 35 correct words per minute.
  4. Must have high school diploma or equivalent.
  5. Must be 18 years of age or older.
  6. Must meet Physical Requirements.
  7. Must read and sign job description acknowledgement. (Available at City of Cottonwood Human Resources Office, or on the City website.)

For an application (REQUIRED) go to the Forms Section of the Cottonwood website.

View the complete job description.

Applications and job description may also be picked up at the City of Cottonwood Human Resources Office, 816 N. Main St., Cottonwood, AZ 86326. Phone 928-340-2713. EOE/ADA.

Applications Accepted Until Positions are Filled

TRANSPORTATION DRIVER - PART-TIME

Part-time, on-call as needed. Salary $12.61 per hour.

DEFINITION:Under general supervision of the Transportation Manager, provides public transportation to shopping centers, doctors offices, work, school, day care, etc. in a safe and timely manner; operates a city bus in accordance with city, state, and federal regulations; and performs related duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:This classification involves light to heavy lifting and carrying due to passengers/parcels as required on and off the van wheelchair lift/ramp. This classification involves work driving transportation vehicles around the Verde Valley.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The equivalent of a high school diploma or GED and two (2) years driving multi-passenger commercial vehicles. The possession of a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), Class C, with passenger endorsement is required or the ability to obtain within thirty (30) days upon employment. Must have or be able to obtain a Level One Fingerprint Clearance card.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS:All new hires for the Cottonwood Area Transit System department are required to pass a post-job offer, pre-employment drug test. All employees who work in the Cottonwood Area Transit System department will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

PART-TIME DRIVERS:Scheduled work hours - Posted monthly (times subject to change)

For an application (REQUIRED) go to the Forms Section of the Cottonwood website.

View the complete job description.

Applications and job description may also be picked up at the City of Cottonwood Human Resources Office, 816 N. Main St., Cottonwood, AZ 86326. Phone 928-340-2713. EOE/ADA.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - POLICE DEPARTMENT

Non-Exempt, At-will, Full-Time position. Entry Level Salary Range; Minimum Salary: $16.81 per hour; Maximum Salary $24.76 per hour – Actual salary DOE.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Under general supervision of the Police Chief, plans, organizes, develops and coordinates administrative functions for the Police Department; performs administrative, secretarial and clerical duties in providing supportive efforts to the Police Chief and Senior Staff; and performs related duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This classification is in an office environment requiring mostly sedentary activities for the majority of the workday.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS The equivalent of three (3) years of progressively responsible secretarial or administrative experience including one (1) year bookkeeping/payroll experience.

For an application (REQUIRED) go to the Forms Section of the Cottonwood website.

View the complete job description.

Applications and job description may also be picked up at the City of Cottonwood Human Resources Office, 816 N. Main St., Cottonwood, AZ 86326. Phone 928-340-2717. EOE/ADA.

Closing Date: 3:00 PM, March 16, 2015

ENGINEER (PE)

Range 28, Exempt, At-will, Full-time position. Entry Level Salary: Min $30.18 per hour; Max $44.47 per hour; Actual Salar DOE.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Under limited supervision of the Development Services Manager, reviews private development projects, municipal capital improvement projects, streets drainage and water and wastewater utility projects. Independently evaluates, selects and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria, using judgment in making minor adaptations and modifications. Performs engineering work relating to utility and public works projects, storm water projects, water production, treatment, storage, pumping, distribution system infrastructure, wastewater collection, treatment and reuse facilities, streets, and transportation; stamps plans and reports requiring PE registrant approval and performs related duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This classification involves work that requires the ability to traverse uneven terrain and use of the public works vehicles for transportation to job sites.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The equivalent of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in engineering. Possession of a Professional Engineer certification in the State of Arizona is required. Must obtain designation as a Certified Flood Plain Manager within twelve months of hire.

For an application (REQUIRED) go to the Forms Section of the Cottonwood website.

View the complete job description.

Applications and job description may also be picked up at the City of Cottonwood Human Resources Office, 816 N. Main St., Cottonwood, AZ 86326. Phone 928-340-2713. EOE/ADA.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled: First Review March 31, 2015

PART-TIME RECREATION CENTER EMPLOYEES

Part-time, hourly position with no benefits

CURRENT OPENINGS:

There are no current openings.

Applications for PT Recreation Center positions are always accepted, even if a position is not currently available. Applications are kept on file for six months after the application date. If you are still interested in a position after six months, you must re-apply. You must be at least 15 years to apply for these positions.

POSITIONS:

Front Desk Cashier

Game Room Attendant

Group X Instructor

Lifeguard Part-time

Child Care Attendant

Fitness Center Attendant

Snack Bar Attendant

Water Safety Instructor

After School Program Attendant

For an application (REQUIRED) go to the Forms Section of the Cottonwood website.

Applications and job description may also be picked up at the City of Cottonwood Human Resources Office, 816 N. Main St., Cottonwood, AZ 86326. Phone 928-340-2713. EOE/ADA.