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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


UTILITY TECHNICIAN

This is a Non-Exempt, At-will Full-time position. Minimum Salary $13.83 per hour.

DEFINITION: Under close to general supervision from the Utility Operations Superintendent, reads water meters and performs related customer service and potable water system maintenance and repair activities.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This classification involves work that requires the ability to traverse uneven terrain, climb ladders, perform repairs on equipment, lifting heavy objects up to 60 pounds, ability to wear a respirator and use potable water utility equipment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a High School Diploma or GED. Previous meter reading or potable water system experience is desired. Possession of, or ability to obtain a State of Arizona water operators license upon employment. Must possess a valid Arizona Drivers license.

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. Must be able to respond to call out within twenty (20) minutes. Required to complete physical examination to ensure ability to perform work requirements.

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 928-634-0060 x234. EOE/ADA.

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Closing Date: 3:00 PM September 9, 2015

COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST

Range 15, Non-Exempt, Full-time classified position. Minimum Salary: $16.27 per hour; Maximum Salary: 23.98 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:3:00 PM September 30, 2015

RECREATION CENTER PART-TIME POSITIONS

Recreation Center positions can be applied for at any time, regardless of whether there is a current opening or not. All applications will be kept on file for six months and will be referred to the Recreation Center when they have an opening.

All applicants must be at least 15 years old.

CURRENT OPENINGS:

Life Guard

After School Program Aide

Cashier

Child Care Attendant

Fitness Center Attendant

Game Room Attendant

Official - Softball, Basketball, Volleyball

Personal Trainer

Rock Wall Attendant

Scorekeeper

Snack Bar Attendant

Special Interest Instructor

ALL POSITIONS-NOT CURRENTLY OPEN:

Water Safety Instructor

Special Interest Instructor

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.