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City Employment Opportunities

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.

If you are looking to volunteer at the City of Cottonwood, see our Volunteer Opportunities page


ENGINEER PE

Range 28, Exempt, At-will, Full-time position. Minimum Salary: $30.18 per hour; Maximum Salary: 44.47 per hour.

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: Applications Excepted Until Position is Filled

COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST

Range 15, Non-Exempt, Full-time classified position. Minimum Salary: $16.00 per hour; Maximum Salary: 23.59 per hour.

DESCRIPTION: 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:

  • Must be a citizen of United States or legal to work in United States.
  • Must have at least one (1) year of customer service related work experience.
  • Must type at a minimum of 35 correct words per minute. (Typing certificate instructionsare available at City of Cottonwood Human Resources Office, or on the City website.)
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must meet Physical Requirements.
  • 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.

Job Description, Testing and P.T. Information 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: Applications Excepted Until Positions Are Filled

Library Clerk

Range 11, Non-Exempt, Full-time classified position. Minimum Salary: $13. per hour; Maximum Salary: 19.40 per hour.

DESCRIPTION: Under direct supervision of the Library Supervisor, provides assistance in a number of library clerical roles including assisting with circulation of library materials; library programming and providing friendly service to the patrons; and performs related duties as assigned. Hours to work: Tuesday - Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM and Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. The hours are subject to change.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Sufficient to effectively and safely perform required duties. This classification involves work in a quiet library setting that requires physical effort. This classification requires pushing heavy book carts and loaded dollies with weights as high as 100 pounds. It also requires bending, stooping, reaching and climbing on ladders; lifting stacks of books, boxes of books, equipment, supplies, tables, chairs and other library materials. Ability to read small print on book spines for re-shelving purposes. Must have hearing and speaking ability sufficient to clearly and concisely communicate in person and over the telephone.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:High School equivalency, demonstrated interpersonal skills, aptitude for detailed work and the ability to multi-task. Two years customer service related experience desired. Demonstrated computer experience in the Microsoft Windows environment is essential. Demonstrated ability to work with children. Paid or volunteer library experiences in an automated library environment are recommended.

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

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: 3:00 PM May 7, 2015