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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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HEAD LIFEGUARD

Range 11, Non-Exempt, At-will, Full-Time position. Entry Level Salary $13.39 per hour

DESCRIPTION SUMMARY:Under supervisory direction from the Recreation Coordinator II (Special Events & Sports Programming) and the Recreation Supervisor (Aquatics/Sports & Special Events), this position assists with the implementation of a comprehensive departmental program, and is responsible for supervising and implementing current and short-ranged community aquatics center programs and activities, and other related duties as provided. Assists in the day-to-day aquatics center operations and performs a variety of semi-technical and administrative work in scheduling and assisting in the implementation of a year-round aquatics center services program. Includes aquatics center supervision, plus setting up for daily public usage, regular pool maintenance such as vacuuming, skimming, chemical testing and administration duties as assigned. Assignments shall include the daily check of equipment for safety and cleanliness of pool facilities, along with conducting monthly inventories and storing equipment and supplies at the end of each day. Incumbent shall exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment in the day-to-day supervision in areas of the Recreation Center aquatics facility and the outdoor aquatics facility complex. Performs other 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, certifications and abilities necessary to satisfactorily perform the job. Graduation from high school or equivalent is required. Desire for a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in physical education, fitness/health, leisure studies, parks and recreation, or a related field and one (1) year experience in aquatics operations/programming including one (1) year in a supervisory role. Red Cross WSI certification as a Lifeguard Instructor and AFO preferred.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to work shifts between 7 AM - 9 PM Monday through Sunday
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this job to ensure continuity within the work environment.

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, 2015

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.

View the complete job description

Open Until Filled. First review July 8, 2015

LIBRARY AIDE (PART-TIME)

This is a non-exempt, part-time position with no benefits. $10.00/hour.

DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: Under direct supervision, 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. Evening and weekend work may be required for this position. Hours may vary with 19 hours worked maximum per week. This is a fast-paced position and requires the ability to multi-task.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This classification involves work in a library setting that requires physical effort. This classification requires pushing heavy book carts and loaded dollies; bending, stooping, reaching and climbing on ladders; lifting stacks of books, boxes of books, equipment, supplies, tables, chairs and other library materials with weights as high as 100 pounds.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School equivalency, demonstrated interpersonal skills, aptitude for detailed work. Demonstrated computer experience in the Microsoft Windows environment is essential. Previous work with children desirable.

For an application (REQUIRED) go to the Forms SectionApplications and job description may also be picked up at the City of Cottonwood Human Resources Offspan> of the Cottonwood website.

View the complete job description.ice, 816 N. Main St., Cottonwood, AZ 86326. Phone 928-340-2713. EOE/ADA.

Closing Date: 3:00 PM, July 16, 2015

RECREATION CENTER PART-TIME POSITIONS

Recreation Center positions can be applied for at any time, regarldess 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

Water Safety Instructor

ALL POSITIONS-NOT CURRENTLY OPEN:

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

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.