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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 - 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. (Typing certificate instructions are available at City of Cottonwood Human Resources Office, or on the City website.)
  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

PUBLIC WORKS MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN I

Range 10, Non-Exempt, Full-time position. Minimum Salary: $12.54 per hour.

DEFINITION: Under general supervision of the Public Works Superintendent, performs a variety of semi-skilled and unskilled tasks in the maintenance and servicing of City buildings and parks; ball field maintenance, trims trees, mows grass, runs a weed eater around buildings and facilities; and performs related duties as 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. Work is sometimes performed outdoors during inclement weather. Duties will include climbing ladders, pushing/pulling, lifting various items and performing other general physical labor as assigned.

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. Work is sometimes performed outdoors during inclement weather. Duties will include climbing ladders, pushing/pulling, lifting various items and performing other general physical labor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The equivalent of two (2) years experience in buildings and grounds maintenance, or related field. Must have valid Arizona drivers license, and a High School diploma or GED equivalent by time of hire. Possession of or ability to obtain a commercial drivers license (CDL) within six months. Desired: irrigation experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: May be required to work overtime, holidays and weekends, and be on-call 24-hours per day, per the departmental on-call policy.

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 928-634-0060 x234. EOE/ADA.

Closing Date: 3:00 PM, October 24, 2014

UTILITY BILLING CLERK

Non-Exempt, full-time position. Range 12, Minimum Salary: $13.62 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 driver’s 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 October 28, 2014

TRANSPORTATION DRIVER - PART-TIME

This is a non-exempt, part-time (up to 24 hours/week), position with no benefits, except required Arizona State Retirement System participation. This position is also temporary and will last approximately 10 months. Minimum Salary: $12.54 per hour.

DEFINITION:UUnder general supervision, provides door-to-door transportation to the public from home to shopping, doctor’s appointment, 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. 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 Driver’s License (CDL) with passenger endorsement is required or the ability to obtain 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 and alcohol test. All employees who work in the Cottonwood Area Transit System department will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

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

PUBLIC MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN I - PART-TIME

This is a non-exempt, part-time (up to 24 hours/week), position with no benefits, except required Arizona State Retirement System participation. This position is also temporary and will last approximately 10 months. Minimum Salary: $12.54 per hour.

DEFINITION: Under general supervision of the Public Works Superintendent, performs a variety of semi-skilled and unskilled tasks in the maintenance and servicing of City buildings and parks; ball field maintenance, trims trees, mows grass, runs a “weed eater” around buildings and facilities; and performs related duties as assigned.

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. Work is sometimes performed outdoors during inclement weather. Duties will include climbing ladders, pushing/pulling, lifting various items and performing other general physical labor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The equivalent of two (2) years’ experience in buildings and grounds maintenance, or related field. Must have valid Arizona driver’s license, and a High School diploma or GED equivalent by time of hire. Desired: irrigation experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS 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, First Review 3:00 PM November 7, 2014