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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


COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST POLICE DEPARTMENT

Range 15, Non-Exempt, At-will, Full-time position. Entry Level Salary: $15.50 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.)
  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.)

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

View the complete job description/testing information

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

LIBRARY ASSISTANT I

Non-Exempt, full-time position. Range 14, Minimum Salary: $15.02 per hour.

DEFINITION: Under general supervision of the Library Supervisor; catalogs and classifies all materials for placement in the library collection and trains other employees to do the same; oversees the operation of the cataloging function; and performs related duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This classification involves work in a quiet library setting that does not require extensive physical effort.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school equivalency, demonstrated interpersonal skills, aptitude for detailed work. Requires demonstrated computer experience in the Microsoft Windows environment. One year of library or related clerical or public service 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 928-340-2713. EOE/ADA.

Closing Date: 3:00 PM July 24, 2014

TRANSPORTATION DRIVER - PART-TIME

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

DEFINITION:Under general supervision, provides door-to-door transportation to the public from home to shopping, doctors 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 work developing and implementing aquatics center and recreation programs and supervising staff. The planning and implementation can be done in a normal office setting.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 Drivers 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.

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: 3:00 PM, July 21, 2014

PART-TIME POSITIONS FOR THE COTTONWOOD RECREATION CENTER

NOTE: The following is a listing of part-time positions at the Cottonwood Recreation Center.

Applications for part-time positions at the Cottonwood Recreation Center will be held active for six (6) months from the date received.

Current Openings:

Personal Training

These positions are NOT currently open; however, if a part-time position becomes available, we select from applications we have on file.

Water Safety Instructor
After School Program Attendant
Snack Bar Attendant
Childcare Attendant
Fitness Center Attendant
Game Room Attendant
Snack Bar Attendant
Rock Climbing Wall Attendant
Lifeguard
Front Desk Cashier
Group X Instructor(Yoga, Zumba, Spin, Water Aerobics, Aerobics, etc)
Sports Officials (Basketball, Softball, Volleyball)
Score Keeper(Basketball, Softball, Volleyball)

Applicants must be a minimum of 16 years of age. Positions will be filled as needed.

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.

Closing Date: Ongoing