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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


FIELD MAINTENANCE TECH I - PT

Part-Time position. Minimum Salary: $12.69 per hour.

DEFINITION: Under supervisory direction from the Recreation Services Supervisor, performs a variety of semi-skilled and unskilled tasks in maintenance, and servicing of city ball fields and/or parks. Is responsible for the coordinating and physical facilities upkeep at all city operated ball-fields, as well as other duties as required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Work involved in this classification includes the possibility for injury or harm to self and others due to the inappropriate use of equipment and tools. Must be able to lift and carry objects up to 50 pounds for distances of 100 feet. Must be able to get on and off, and operate, various pieces of equipment and machinery. Work is sometimes performed outdoors during inclement weather. Major part of work involves field and park work to be accomplished during hot and humid time frames of the summer months.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to satisfactorily perform the job. High School graduate or GED equivalency is required. Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Arizona drivers license by the date of employment.

HOURS: Must be able to work weekends and hours as assigned. Not to work 20 or more hours in a week 20 or more weeks in a fiscal year.

View the complete job description.

Application (REQUIRED) and job description available at www.cottonwoodaz.gov, or 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, January 23, 2015

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

UTILITY BILLING CLERK

Non-Exempt, full-time position. Range 12, Minimum Salary: $13.83 per hour.

DEFINITION: Under direct supervision of the Utility Billing Supervisor, maintains the utility billing system(s) for the City by billing customers, collecting payments, providing information on accounts, collections, and bad debt accounts; updating the billing software database; 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 QUALIFICATIONS: High School Graduate or GED equivalent. The possession of a valid Arizona drivers license, or the ability to obtain upon employment. Bi-lingual in Spanish is desired

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 3:00 PM January 28, 2015

VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER

This is a non-exempt, volunteer position. This position is not eligible for benefits.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Under general supervision of the Shift Captain, responds to emergency calls for assistance from the public and participates in fire suppression, emergency medical treatment, rescue, hazardous material incident mitigation and special operations; and performs related duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work in this classification includes exposure to major hazards during the suppression and prevention of fires, mitigation of hazardous materials, emergency medical/rescue and disaster response. Must successfully complete job-related physical agility testing. Must pass medical physical by Fire Department physician.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Requires a high school diploma or G.E.D. Requires valid Arizona State FF II certification (or valid IFSAC FF II certification) and current Arizona EMT certification. Also requires Hazardous Materials First Responder certification (meeting OSHA 1910.120 requirements). Must possess a valid Arizona Driver’s license.

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: 3:00 PM, February 6, 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.