City of Maricopa

The City of Maricopa, a community with a “Proud History and a Prosperous Future,” is strategically connected to metro Phoenix and the central Arizona region and is located just 20 minutes from Phoenix and 35 minutes from Sky Harbor Airport.

 

Maricopa became Arizona’s 88th City when it was incorporated in October of 2003. Since then, hyper-growth transformed the City from less than 5,000 residents into a bustling population of over 48,000. Maricopa is approximately 43 square miles, with a planning area of 233 square miles.

 

Historically an agricultural community, Maricopa’s business base has translated those ties into the aggrotech, renewable energy and research and development fields.

 

The average household income in Maricopa is $75,000; this is among the highest in the state of Arizona and approximately 88% of adult residents have some post-high school education, and 47% hold a bachelor’s degree or graduate degree.

 

Maricopa’s housing affordability, quality of life and family-oriented atmosphere continues to attract newcomers who enjoy full-service public safety departments, a City library, public schools and charter schools, two City parks, a state of the art multi-generational recreation facility, retail, and entertainment.

 

Mission: The City of Maricopa will be open, responsive, and accountable while serving the public with integrity.

 

Our 2040 Vision for the City of Maricopa is to remain a family friendly, vibrant community that offers diverse opportunities in culture, technology, education, business, entrepreneurship, transportation, entertainment, and recreation for all ages. To become a close-knit community of committed leaders, engaged citizens, and diverse partners with pride in our history, and a shared vision for a prosperous future.

 

Our intent is to recruit, select, and retain highly competent and diverse employees who embrace the City’s vision and iSTAR values, which are listed below.

  • Integrity: We are honest, transparent, and demonstrate ethical leadership.
  • Service: We approach our jobs with a focus on quality, a positive attitude, and responsive, efficient and flexible.
  • Teamwork: We are loyal, hard-working, effective communicators who maintain a positive work environment.
  • Accountability: We are committed, knowledgeable, and innovative.
  • Respect: We appreciate diversity, are open-minded, and compassionate.

 

 

13 job(s) at City of Maricopa

City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Sep 18, 2020
Part Time
General Summary The primary function of an employee in this class is to perform general manual labor at the City Waste/Recycling Transfer Station and general bulk waste pickup throughout the city. This position requires working on Saturday's. Other functions may include maintenance and repairs on City Streets, right-of-way's, alleys, medians, storm water drainage systems, and retention basins. An employee in this class may have a rotational assignment within the Streets Division or be assigned to other maintenance duties in the City's Public Service's Department. COME BUILD A CITY WITH US..... The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at hr@maricopa-az.gov . Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Essential Duties & Responsibilities The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Assist Patrons with trash and recycle materials at the City's waste/recycle transfer station on Saturday's and any other day open. May be required to do some bulk trash pickup during other times of the week throughout the City if the need arises. May be required to handle landscaping debris and brush chipper as the needed. May require some heavy equipment operation as needed including, but not limited to: skid steer, Gannon, backhoe, front-end loader, trailers, tractors and associated attachments. Hauls, transports, loads and/or unloads various material and equipment associated with assigned projects. Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, equipment, and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, checking fluid levels, replacing fluids, greasing equipment, replacing parts, washing/cleaning equipment, or cleaning shop/work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety. Follow all rules and guidelines within the inmate work contract. Be able to professional work with the inmate work crews Performs weed and vegetation control. Using hand and power tools. Removes debris, dead animals and other safety hazards from streets, curbs, storm drains, alleys and adjacent public areas. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience High school diploma or GED with one year of general work experience involving heavy physical labor. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job, may be substituted for evaluation at the discretion of city management. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Basic tools, materials, equipment, techniques and procedures used in general street maintenance and traffic safety work and parks maintenance A variety of motorized and power equipment Safe work practices Ability to: Use required tools and equipment in a safe and effective manner Perform a wide variety of unskilled and semiskilled tasks in construction, maintenance and repair of streets and related areas and in traffic safety activities Carry out oral and written directions Read and write at the level required for successful job performance Maintain basic records of work performed and equipment used Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Sep 18, 2020
Full Time
General Summary Incumbents perform professional level, individual work in research, project or program design, and the preparation of reports and presentations for review. Duties are generally technical and may include some administrative functions including conducting studies and surveys, interpreting data, coordinating the gathering of information and data, policy development, and operational evaluations. Incumbents act as a liaison with other departments. Under limited supervision, performs a variety of technical support and administrative management support. The principal function of an employee in this class is to provide data analysis, budget management, and project management support to administrative staff. management. Create and use complex spreadsheets, databases, and data analysis tools. Attend committee or other meetings as department representative. Perform budget, payroll, and accounting tasks for the department. Serve as a representative of department to employees and public. COME BUILD A CITY WITH US..... The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at hr@maricopa-az.gov . Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Essential Duties & Responsibilities The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Essential Duties are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned. Prepares, maintains, and updates department manuals, financial records, payroll, documents, budget, and contracts. Finalizes and publishes policies and procedures. Assists in preparation of department annual operating budget and CIP budget. Prepares reports or summaries of data from complex records and multiple sources. Analysis and researches various department related issues. Analyses available data to develop database structures in cooperation with database developers. Performs research and statistical analysis of department and division performance to benchmark against other agencies. Creates and maintains custom spreadsheets using complex formulas in order to automate processes and improve department efficiency. Including payroll, budget, and other financial records. Meets and confers with department and project heads in preparation of department annual operating budget and CIP budget. Draft revisions to CIP and annual operating budget. Regularly meets and confers with division and project heads regarding annual operating budget status and required adjustments. Ensures project milestones are met and required tasks and activities are completed. Researches, drafts, and updates department policies and procedures to benchmark against best practices and reflect regulatory changes. Files, mails, corresponds, and responds to customer/employee inquiries. Drafts, manages, and updates contract documents. Prepares and tracks purchase requisitions, and other disbursement. Produces, processes, and/or conducts an analysis a variety of information and/or data in assigned area of responsibility. Reconciles financial transactions and reports; monitor and assure proper allocation of funds collected. Participates in a variety of meetings, briefings, committees, and/or other related groups to provide support and/or expertise in assigned area of responsibility. Manages grants, and assigned special programs and projects including conducting research on special projects gathers information as requested by supervisors. Prepares slide and/or PowerPoint presentations, designs graphics and spreadsheets for use in presentations or training. Assists the general public, governmental agencies, other internal departments, and/or other interested parties regarding requests for information and/or inquiries. Prepares and/or coordinates the compilation of information, web site information, and/or other written documentation related to assigned area of responsibility, which may include: assisting in drafting recommendations for changes in department policies, and operational procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness. Develops tracking, file and specialized databases and technical software programs for area of assignment; troubleshoots office computer hardware, software and peripherals. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, business administration, finance, or a related field. At least four (4) years of work experience in analytics, project management, or accounting. Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Preferred Qualifications Prior government, municipal, or non-profit environment experience. Master's degree in business, finance, or accounting is preferred. Ability to type at least 45 WPM. Experience using ERP system, Munis preferred. Licenses or Certifications Possession of (or ability to obtain within 1 month of hire) a standard driver license. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Federal, State, County and City laws, codes and ordinances relating to area of management. Principles of budget preparation and expenditure control. Training and administration. Possession of a valid Arizona driver's license. City, department and division procedures and practices. Business English. Budgets and accounts payable/receivable practices. Ordinances, practices, procedures and terminology of governmental and assigned area operations. Statistical Analysis. Microsoft Office suite. Skill in: Effective verbal and written communications skills. Strategic Thinking. Resource Management. Managing Change. Decisiveness. Interpersonal Skills. Ability to: Represent the Department before a variety of groups and organizations . Interpret provisions of policies, codes, ordinances, and regulations within the City's jurisdiction. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, commission members, City Officials including City Council and City Manager and the general public. Observance, review, and check the work of division to ensure conformance to standards. Handle multiple projects simultaneously and using good judgment in applying and following established procedures and in meeting deadlines. Follow oral and written instructions and exercising independence and judgment in applying and following established procedures and in meeting deadlines. Listen, communicate and work effectively with a diverse group of people. Proficiently performing computerized word processing, comprehension, summarizing and writing/editing. Prepare and monitoring a budget. Prepare and present effective oral and written reports and prepare original correspondence. Make mathematical calculations and draw logical conclusions. Attend or conduct various meetings as needed. Performance Aptitudes Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort including but not limited to, lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling, etc. of objects and materials of lightweight (generally 25 pounds or less). Tasks may involve extended periods of time in seated position and at a keyboard or workstation. Project Management : Tasks require the ability to schedule, coordinate, and manage various projects of varying degrees of difficulty, size and complexity. Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials : Tasks require the ability to operate, maneuver, and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials, commensurate with duties of the position. Social and Interpersonal Communication Skills : Position requires professional social and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to function in a major organizational unit requiring significant internal and external interaction. Reasoning : Position requires functional reasoning skills enabling the analysis of major problems that necessitate complex planning for interrelated activities that can span one or several work units. Position requires situational reasoning skills allowing the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and innovation in situations involving broader aspects of the organization. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Sep 16, 2020
Full Time
General Summary This position is a working supervisor and directs the work of maintenance crews and/or inmate crews for city wide work responsibilities on streets, right of ways, parks, facilities and other projects as assigned. Develops daily schedules and completes work orders in a timely fashion. Essential Duties & Responsibilities The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Plans, schedules daily assignments and supervises maintenance crews engaged in the care and maintenance of streets, right of ways, parks, facilities and other projects as assigned. Be able to read and understand a set of civil construction plans regarding civil layouts. Instructs employees on safety, care and maintenance of equipment, machinery and tools. Instructs employees and follows hazards and safety precautions, techniques, and methods used in the application of insecticides, herbicides, and cleaning chemicals. Oversees and performs landscape, hardscape, irrigation and other maintenance on city properties, ROW's and sites managed by the city. Keeps work, time, and material records and prepares reports. Prepares and works special events including coordination with vendors, staff and patrons. Supervises and performs equipment repair including welding, metal fabrication and wood construction projects. Supervises and operates power driven machinery such as a chain saw, pruning equipment, powered hedge trimmer, or other similarly sized equipment. Supervise and manage work crews, contracted crews and/or inmate crews as needed to complete city-wide tasks and projects. Performs related work as required. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience A high school diploma (or GED equivalent) At least three (3) years of related work experience as a maintenance supervisor. Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. L i censes or Certifications Possession of a valid driver's license. Arizona Department of Agriculture Pest Management Division Commercial Applicator License within 90 days of hiring including type 1 Industrial & Institutional, type 3 Ornamental & Turf Pest Management, type 4 Right-of-Way Pest Management Class A Commercial Driver License (CDL) Class A with Trailer and Tank endorsements within six months of hiring. Other Job Requirements This position primary function is to complete city-wide landscaping, hardscapes, irrigation and other maintenance on city properties, ROW's and sites managed by the city. Would be responsible of overseeing inmate workforce. Preferred Qualifications MUTCD - Flagger Certified within six months of hire date NRPA - Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) ALCA - Arizona Certified Landscape Professional (CLP) NRPA - Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) ISA - Certified Arborist (CA) NSPF - Certified Pool/Spa Operator (CPO) STMA - Certified Sports Field Manager (CSFM) Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties K nowledge of: Time of season to perform tasks Turf grass and plant management principles and practices Approved cultivation practices, mowing, pruning Application of herbicides, insecticides, and fertilizers Grounds maintenance equipment Commercial irrigation systems and pump station maintenance Equipment functions Skill in: Planting and staking Pest control Irrigation equipment repair Asphalt, concrete, CMU, hardscaping Scheduling staff Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature Ability to: Direct, coach, and evaluate employees Make minor equipment repairs Follow safety procedures and use safety equipment Prioritize daily work Learn irrigation system Fabricate Metal Construct wood project Meet schedules and deadlines of the work Follow oral and written instructions
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Sep 16, 2020
Full Time
General Summary The fundamental reason this classification exists is to provide skilled professional recreation programming in a specialist field, or at a major facility. Recreation Services Specialist assignments include programming at parks, facilities and school sites, providing programming in various specialty fields depending on the assignment. The Recreation Services Specialist works under the general direction of a Recreation Coordinator. Directly supervises part-time support employees, contract workers, and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Work is performed independently under the general review of a Recreation Coordinator. The anticipated salary range for this position is $35,174 to $38,691, depending on education and experience. The City of Maricopa offers participation in the Arizona State Retirement System, health insurance for the entire family, and other competitive benefits including a four-day work week. COME BUILD A CITY WITH US..... The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at hr@maricopa-az.gov . Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Membership/Front Desk Assignment: This position supervises part-time membership, facility attendants and front desk staff for the city of Maricopa. This requires training of the part time staff in customer service, Active Net, general recreation division knowledge and membership processing and sales. Oversee the daily operations of the Front Desk and coordinate with other departments within the facility to aide in the operation of the facility as a whole. This includes hiring, training, scheduling, monthly membership promotions and evaluation of Front Desk/Customer Service staff. Facilitating the reservation process for the City's meeting rooms and ramadas. Requires proficiency in Active Net or other related recreation systems. The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Leads with the development, implementation and evaluation of various recreational programs and activities; leads and monitors program participants, subordinates and volunteers. Guides and counsels park and facility patrons/program participants on facility/park/program rules, care of equipment and acceptable conduct in a helpful, positive manner; assists park patrons/program participants in providing information, direction, and education and responds to complaints, inquiries, and information requests. Trains subordinates working with various recreation activities, including volunteers. Writes reports, i.e. completes daily attendance, accident/incident reports. Maintains financial and activity records. Operates audiovisual equipment in support of recreation activities. Meets program standards and objectives as outlined by supervisors. Operates a motor vehicle requiring a standard Arizona Driver's License to travel to various worksites to perform assigned tasks based on department or seasonal needs, transport equipment, supplies, participants and materials. Inspects and maintains recreation equipment and supply for proper working order, cleanliness and safety. Assists with day-to-day housekeeping duties. Learns City rules and regulations involved with activities of registration, publicity, City policies and safety. Performs cash handling procedures as needed, such as collecting fees for programs, services, or commodities and maintaining related records, opening and closing register, documenting overages and shortages, preparing deposits for review, transport deposits, and taking advance registration or reservations for facility use. Organizes and develops publicity brochures and materials to promote interest in department activities. Works in cooperation with City staff to manage and schedule City facilities and rentals. Incumbents in this class may be rotated or transferred to other facilities and/or assignments based on department or seasonal needs. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience High School Diploma, or GED and one (1) to three (3) years' experience in one or more in the following recreation areas: events, programming, front desk, providing memberships, fitness, youth/adult sports, senior programming, aquatics and/or adaptive recreation. Position requires working evenings, weekends and some holidays. Preferred Qualifications Associates or Bachelor's degree in Parks and Recreation or related field. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and First Aid Course certifications; Knowledge and understanding of current Parks and Recreation principles and trends; Private Sector experience. Other Job Requirements Possession of (or ability to obtain within 1 month of hire) an Arizona Operator's driver license Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job, may be substituted for Preferred Qualifications at the discretion of the hiring authority. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Knowledge of Active Net recreation software system or other recreation software system in facility/field reservations and program registration. Microsoft Windows Office products Development, implementation and evaluation of various recreation programs. Skill in: Meet and deal tactfully and effectively with the public; Perform simple mathematical calculations and perform multiple duties simultaneously; Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Sep 16, 2020
Full Time
General Summary The Service Desk Technician's role is to ensure proper computer operation so that end users can accomplish business tasks. This includes receiving, prioritizing, documenting, and actively resolving end-user help requests and escalating incidents when considered appropriate and necessary to maintain service expectations. Problem resolution may involve the use of diagnostic and help request tracking tools, as well as requiring that the individual give in-person, hands-on help at the desktop level. The anticipated salary range for this position is $44,913 to $52,000, depending on education and experience. The City of Maricopa offers participation in the Arizona State Retirement System, health insurance for the entire family, and other competitive benefits including a four-day work week. COME BUILD A CITY WITH US..... The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at hr@maricopa-az.gov . Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Essential Duties & Responsibilities The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Provide first contact support of incoming requests to the service desk via telephone, web portal, email, walk ups, and chat to ensure courteous, timely, and effective resolution of end-user issues. Alert management to emerging trends in incidents. Deploy pre-packaged software using distribution tools and processes as requested by end users. Build rapport and elicit problem details from service desk customers. Prioritize incidents and service requests. Escalate incidents with accurate documentation to the suitable technician, when required. Record, track, and document the service desk incident-solving process, including all successful and unsuccessful decisions made and actions taken, through to final resolution. Use remote tools and diagnostic utilities to aid in troubleshooting. Research solutions through internal and external knowledgebase as needed. Identify and learn appropriate software and hardware used and supported by the organization. Perform hands-on fixes at the client device level when remote tools are not appropriate, including hardware repairs, delivery of peripherals, or other fixes as determined. Test fixes to ensure an incident has been adequately resolved. Track problems causing incident for root-cause resolution. Develop user documentation and FAQ lists for end users. Contribute to technician knowledgebase as needed. Reinforce SLAs to manage end-user expectations. Provide suggestions for continual improvement. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience A high school diploma (or GED equivalent). At least three (3) years of related work experience working as an IT technician. Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Preferred CompTIA, A+, or Network+ Certification. Possession of (or ability to obtain within 1 month of hire) a standard driver license. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Knowledge of basic computer hardware, including desktops, laptops, mobiles, printers, and ancillary devices. Three (3) plus years' experience supporting desktop and server operating systems, including Windows, iOS, Linux, and MacOS. Experience working with remote users and troubleshooting VPN. Familiarity with an ITSM tool such as RemedyForce, ServiceNow, etc. Familiarity with the fundamental principles of ITIL including incident management, problem management, and change management. Deployment and asset inventory management skills. Experience in troubleshooting user accounts in Active Directory. Exceptional written and oral communication skills. Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport building, listening, and questioning skills. Strong documentation skills. Fluent English skills. Ability to: Ability to conduct research into a wide range of computing issues as required. Ability to absorb and retain information quickly. Ability to troubleshoot and support general AV and conferencing. Basic TCP/IP troubleshooting skills. Troubleshooting experience with mobile devices. Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language. Highly self-motivated, directed with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Keen attention to detail. Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities. Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. Exceptional customer service orientation. Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. Preferred: Experience with Badge security system. Education in IT based programs.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Sep 15, 2020
Seasonal
General Summary The primary function of an employee in this class is to perform general manual labor, maintenance and repairs on City Streets, right-of-ways, alleys, medians, storm water drainage systems, and retention basins. An employee in this class may have a rotational assignment within the Streets Division or be assigned to other maintenance duties in the City's Public Work's Department. Thisis aseasonal position. The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at hr@maricopa-az.gov . Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Essential Duties & Responsibilities The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Performs scheduled maintenance, repair, and service work on City streets, rights-of-ways, alleys, medians, storm water drainage systems, and retention basins. Operates heavy equipment including, but not limited to: skid steer, gannon, backhoe, front-end loader, trailers, tractors and associated attachments. Hauls, transports, loads and/or unloads various material and equipment associated with assigned projects. Should be capable of operating various trucks; dump, street sweeper, water truck, and trailers. Class B commercial driver's license with tanker endorsement preferred. Completes after hours standby services on a rotational basis. This includes responding to all emergency after hour events such as vehicular accidents, storm damage, spills and anything that creates an unsafe condition in the roadway. Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, equipment, and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, checking fluid levels, replacing fluids, greasing equipment, replacing parts, washing/cleaning equipment, or cleaning shop/work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety. Semi-skilled in asphalt-concrete repair and replacement; dumps, rakes, spreads, rolls/compacts asphalt; cuts, patches, sets forms, pours/finishes concrete; patches and repairs potholes in road surfaces; applies sealant to road cracks. Under supervision, maintains unpaved roadways and shoulders utilizing a Motor Grader, nine-wheel pneumatic roller and water truck. Street sweeping as needed by operating sweeping units on scheduled routes and in emergency situations. Performs weed and vegetation control, mix chemicals, operate a spray rig, AZ Certified Applicator to spray in the right of way. Removes debris, dead animals and other safety hazards from streets, curbs, storm drains, alleys and adjacent public areas. Proactive in identifying traffic hazards, street maintenance needs, erosion issues, citizen concerns and communicating this information through various mediums to the immediate supervisor. As a crew member or individually, paves and patches asphalt, paints traffic control lines, devices, crosswalks, traffic signs and curbs. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience High school diploma or GED with one year of general work experience involving heavy physical labor. Must possess a valid Arizona Commercial Driver's License. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job, may be substituted for evaluation at the discretion of city management. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Basic tools, materials, equipment, techniques and procedures used in general street maintenance and traffic safety work and parks maintenance A variety of motorized and power equipment Safe work practices Ability to: Use required tools and equipment in a safe and effective manner Perform a wide variety of unskilled and semiskilled tasks in construction, maintenance and repair of streets and related areas and in traffic safety activities Carry out oral and written directions Read and write at the level required for successful job performance Maintain basic records of work performed and equipment used Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Sep 10, 2020
Full Time
General Summary Essential Duties & Responsibilities Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Aug 30, 2020
Full Time
General Summary Employees in this classification are responsible for receiving, evaluating, and dispatching calls from the public concerning crimes, questions about City services, police policies, civil matters, fires, and medical emergencies within the City of Maricopa. This is a continuous recruitment to develop a list of candidates for current and future openings. First review of candidates will be July 15, 2020 Due to the nature of this position, ALL questions must be answered on the application to be considered. The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at hr@maricopa-az.gov . Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Essential Duties & Responsibilities The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Questions callers to quickly and accurately determine their location and nature of their problem to determine the type of response needed. Appeases and effectively extracts information from citizens under stress. Interprets telephone or radio call and whether a police officer should be dispatched to the scene within the first few seconds of conversation to determine as to whether or not it is an emergency or non-emergency. Provides location information from maps, applying knowledge of streets, highway systems, and geography to provide appropriate and timely assistance. Detects unclear or unusual sounds on the phone or over the radio which may indicate a request for help. Records information received by typing accurately, while also communicating verbally and receiving new information. Makes sound decisions and quickly reacts positively under stressful conditions. Logs information received and/or transmitted using computer terminals to input, query information, send teletypes, and communication via TTY as needed. Remembers details and procedures and applies such instantaneously in an emergency situation. Verifies warrants and interprets data returned to the terminal. Notifies Fire dispatch of medical emergencies, such as attempted suicides, drownings, serious injury accidents, etc. Dispatches calls to proper emergency/police units on the main police channel, police information channel, or the major incident restricted channel and enters appropriate information into a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system. Receives coded information requesting Police investigation from the 9-1-1 Section and dispatches to responsible field unit. Prioritizes calls, monitors channels during critical incidents, determines appropriate officers to respond, and dispatches information to appropriate personnel. Maintains constant awareness of the status of mobile units and updates this information as it changes. Work is performed in the City of Maricopa Police Department Emergency Communications Center under conditions requiring close contact with other employees, often during stressful situations. All other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience A high school diploma (or GED equivalent) Any combination of training, education, or experience equivalent one to three (1 - 3) years' experience in public contact or customer service experience which may involve the operation of a multi-line phone system or radio communication system. Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities Preferred Qualifications Dispatching police services at a Primary Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) also known as a 9-1-1 Center or for a fire department at a Secondary PSAP. Experience with computer data entry and/or dealing with emergency traffic. Bilingual speaking skills are desirable . Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Basic telephone etiquette Public relations techniques State statutes relating to criminal codes and traffic laws, Police Department Operations Orders, and Maricopa City Codes Departmental policies, procedures, and general orders Community resources available to citizen callers Skill in: Communicating clearly, concisely, and effectively both orally and in writing. Effective decision-making and problem solving with a limited amount of information in crisis/emergency situations. Ability to: Speak with a clear, well-modulated voice in English by phone and radio dispatching equipment while tactfully communicating with highly emotional callers; Maintain emotional control, remember details, and work effectively during emergencies, crisis situations, heavy workloads, or extremely stressful conditions; Handle negative comments and feedback from the public; Cope with emotionally tense situations; Remember details and make decisions under stressful conditions; Shut out extraneous information from the work environment, while selectively listening to information recognized as crucial; Learn the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) formats and commands as they pertain to Public Safety Communication Operators; Learn the radio and case disposition codes; Learn Maricopa city streets, their numbering sequences, and City boundary limits Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Police Department employees, supervisors, other police and Fire personnel, and citizens.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Aug 28, 2020
Full Time
General Summary Essential Duties & Responsibilities Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Aug 27, 2020
Full Time
General Summary Essential Duties & Responsibilities Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Aug 20, 2020
Full Time
General Summary Essential Duties & Responsibilities Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
General Summary COME BUILD A CITY WITH US..... Closing Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020at 5:00 p.m., or when a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. Due to the high level of interest we are unable to respond to individual job applicants. Please read the application instructions; only complete applications will be considered. TESTING (PHYSICAL AND WRITTEN)WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2020,AT 11:00 AM(INVITATION ONLY - PLEASE NOTE: You will not be admitted without a completed and notarized AZ POST Application. The job of a Maricopa Police Officer is "To ensure safety and security for each person in our community through proactive, progressive and professional law enforcement services," and to adhere to the core values and code of ethics put forth by the Department. Management's vision is "To be open, responsive and accountable while serving the public with integrity." The City of Maricopa offers participation in the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System, health insurance for the entrire family and other competitive benefits including a four-day work week. Essential Duties & Responsibilities The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Interacts with a culturally and socially diverse population. Employs discretion in solving problems; maintains public order. Prevents crime. Enforces laws and ordinances. Conducts investigations. Makes arrests. Issues summonses/citations, and warnings. Assists the public. May perform administrative support tasks. Work normally consists of routine patrol, preliminary investigations, and traffic control duties in a designated area on an assigned shift. The employee's primary responsibility is to respond to public safety calls for service. Incumbents may work on an assignment, which necessitates specialized abilities and knowledge usually attained through experience as a uniformed officer. Performs traffic control and enforcement on a police motorcycle. Handles high risk tactical operations, hostage and/or hazardous situations. Works with specially trained K-9 police dogs. Conducts crime scene investigations for the detection of latent impressions and other physical evidence. Works in the Criminal Investigations Division to perform detailed follow-up investigations and prepare cases for prosecuting. Performs specialized investigations in the area of organized crime and maintain complex criminal intelligence files. Works rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Meet all minimum qualifications of Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZ POST) for a certified Peace Officer. AZ POST requirements: Applicants must be a United States citizen. At least 21 years of age by graduation from Police Academy. No upper age limit. Requires graduation from high school or GED. Undergo a complete Background Investigation that meets the standards of AZ POST. Undergo a complete medical examination that meets AZ POST standards. As outlined by AZ POST, vision is acceptable if it is 20/20 uncorrected or 20/20 or better corrected by glasses. If vision is uncorrected at 20/80 or better, and can be corrected to 20/20 by use of glasses or hard contacts, it is acceptable. If vision is uncorrected at 20/20, it must be corrected to 20/20 with soft contacts. An eye examination by an optometrist of the City's choice will be required prior to appointment. Radial keratotomy may be accepted once visual acuity is stabilized. Applicants may NOT have been convicted of a felony or any offense that would be a felony if committed in Arizona. Applicants must not be under any indictment for any felony in any state or jurisdiction. The applicant may not have been previously denied, revoked or have had their certification suspended. Applicants may not have been dishonorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces. Must possess an Arizona Class D Driver's License by hire date. No license or registration suspensions within the last 3 years from the date of application. Prior to appointment or attending an academy, an applicant shall meet the following minimum qualifications: Must not haveillegally sold, produced, cultivated, or transported for sale marijuana; Not have illegally used marijuana for any purpose within the past three years; Not have illegally used marijuana other than for experimentation Must not have illegally sold, produced, cultivated, or transported for sale a dangerous drug or narcotic; Not have illegally used a dangerous drug or narcotic, other than marijuana, for any purpose within the past seven years; Not have illegally used a dangerous drug or narcotic other than for experimentation; Not have a pattern of abuse of prescription medication The illegal use of marijuana, or a dangerous drug or narcotic is presumed to be not for experimentation if: The use of marijuana exceeds a total of 20 times or exceeds 5 times since the age of 21 years and the use of any dangerous drug or narcotic, other than marijuana, in any combination exceeds a total of 5 times, or exceeds 1 time since the age of 21 years Due to the nature of the position, driving is required to perform the duties of a Police Officer. Factors which could prohibit a candidate from moving forward in the testing process include: Loss of license due to driving violation points and/or two Chargeable accidents within the previous 3 years. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job, may be substituted at the discretion of city management. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Police methods, practices and procedures with ability to apply this knowledge to specific situations Departmental rules and regulations and state and City laws and ability to enforce, interpret and explain the same The geography of the City of Maricopa and established police beat Crime patterns and trends in an assigned area Conflict management techniques Crime scene investigations and preservation of evidence Techniques of interviewing and interrogations Community service organizations and facilities Skill in the use of firearms and operating a motor vehicle Ability to: Analyze situations and adapt quickly, effective, and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances Identify potential crime situations or traffic hazards and take preventive action Understand and carry out oral and written instructions; deal courteously, but firmly, with the general public Deal effectively with people having diverse social and economic backgrounds Maintain composure and operation efficiency under high stress situations Perform the physical requirements of a Police Officer Learn how to utilize a computerized record system Develop and use confidential information sources
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
General Summary This posting is for someone who is already a Certified Police Officer. The attached AZPOST application must be notarized, and submitted with your application in order to be considered for any additional testing. Successful candidates in prescreening interview will be required to pass a Physical and Written exam through. See below for the testing requirements. Due to the high level of interest we are unable to respond to individual job applicants. Please read the application instructions ; only complete applications will be considered. The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Management's vision is "to be open, responsive and accountable while serving the public with integrity." Job Description The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required, assigned, and expected commensurate with the administrative needs of a City. This is a FLSA- Non-Exempt position. General Purpose The job of a Maricopa Police Officer is "To ensure safety and security for each person in our community through proactive, progressive and professional law enforcement services," and to adhere to the core values and code of ethics put forth by the Department. Performs general duty and investigative police work in the protection of life and property through crime prevention and the enforcement of laws and ordinances. The principal function of an employee in this class is to enforce state and local laws and ordinances, respond to calls for the protection of life and property, conduct criminal and non-criminal investigations, make arrests and to perform other assigned law enforcement and public safety duties. Duties normally consist of patrol and traffic activities in the city on an assigned shift. Officers may be delegated to assignments in specialized areas such as neighborhood services, community services, criminal investigations services, administration, or other assignment. Work is performed under the general direction of a supervising Sergeant. Considerable latitude is granted to the employee but work is subject to periodic performance audits and annual evaluations. The principal duties of this class are performed in both a general office environment and an outdoor environment that may include exposure to adverse weather conditions and to potential personal danger. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned. Enforces state and local laws and ordinances. Patrols assigned areas of the City in a car, bicycle, motorcycle, or on foot. Maintains community presence and/or responds to calls for service and takes appropriate action. Responds to calls related to the protection of life and property, traffic incidents, and other public safety emergencies. Responds to patrol calls which include domestic incidents, burglaries, juvenile disturbances, health and welfare assists, civil standby, business and residential alarms, thefts, traffic accidents, civil protection order/no contact order violations, bomb threats, hazardous material spills, and other public and life safety incidents. Determines the existence of probable cause and identifies and takes suspects and offenders into physical custody, or refers charges for review and prosecution. Prepares reports of arrests made, activities performed, and unusual incidents observed. Completes reports and other related documents in a timely manner. Conducts both preliminary and follow-up investigations and collects evidence in disturbances, criminal incidents, hazardous incidents, vehicle accidents, and deaths. Verbally interacts with witnesses and victims, suspects, and offenders to obtain information. Conducts examinations of persons, vehicles, premises, or areas to determine the presence of individuals or illegal activities or articles. Takes suspect or offender into custody and delivers them to appropriate confinement location, maintaining security and safety of individuals being moved from one location to another. Performs self-initiated patrol consisting of traffic stops, patrolling high crime areas of the City, warrant arrests, drug interdictions, DUI emphasis patrol, seat belt emphasis, juvenile drinking emphasis, and other relevant law enforcement activities. Coordinates and conducts detailed investigations of violent crimes, child abuse, property crimes, vice, gaming, and narcotics violations. Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City and Department policies and procedures. Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City's Safety Handbook. May serve in other specialized areas such as neighborhood services, community services, criminal investigations section, administrative services, or other assignment. Performs undercover surveillance activities. Develops and maintains good relationships with informants and contacts which may be helpful in criminal investigations. Prepares search and arrest warrants. Contacts and cooperates with other law enforcement and non-law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the apprehension of offenders and the investigation of offenses. Works rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Meet all minimum qualification of Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZ POST and successful completion of all minimum requirements of an AZ POST certified academy as designated by the Maricopa Police Department. AZ POST requirements: Applicants must be a United States citizen. At least 21 years of age by graduation from Police Academy. No upper age limit. Requires graduation from high school or GED. Undergo a complete Background Investigation that meets the standards of AZ POST. Undergo a complete medical examination that meets AZ POST standards. As outlined by AZ POST, vision is acceptable if it is 20/20 uncorrected or 20/20 or better corrected by glasses. If vision is uncorrected at 20/80 or better, and can be corrected to 20/20 by use of glasses or hard contacts, it is acceptable. If vision is uncorrected at 20/20, it must be corrected to 20/20 with soft contacts. An eye examination by an optometrist of the City's choice will be required prior to appointment. Radial keratotomy may be accepted once visual acuity is stabilized. Applicants may NOT have been convicted of a felony or any offense that would be a felony if committed in Arizona. Applicants must not be under any indictment for any felony in any state or jurisdiction. The applicant may not have been previously denied, revoked or have had their certification suspended. Applicants may not have been dishonorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces. Must possess an Arizona Class D Driver's License by hire date. No license or registration suspensions within the last 3 years from the date of application. Prior to appointment or attending an academy, an applicant shall meet the following minimum qualifications: Must not have illegally sold, produced, cultivated, or transported for sale marijuana; Not have illegally used marijuana for any purpose within the past three years; Not have illegally used marijuana other than for experimentation Must not have illegally sold, produced, cultivated, or transported for sale a dangerous drug or narcotic; Not have illegally used a dangerous drug or narcotic, other than marijuana, for any purpose within the past seven years; Not have illegally used a dangerous drug or narcotic other than for experimentation; Not have a pattern of abuse of prescription medication The illegal use of marijuana, or a dangerous drug or narcotic is presumed to be not for experimentation if: The use of marijuana exceeds a total of 20 times or exceeds 5 times since the age of 21 years and the use of any dangerous drug or narcotic, other than marijuana, in any combination exceeds a total of 5 times, or exceeds 1 time since the age of 21 years Due to the nature of the position, driving is required to perform the duties of a Police Officer. Factors which could prohibit a candidate from moving forward in the testing process include: Loss of license due to driving violation points and/or two Chargeable accidents within the previous 3 years. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Police methods, practices and procedures with ability to apply this knowledge to specific situations; Departmental rules and regulations and state and City laws and ability to enforce, interpret and explain the same; The geography of the City of Maricopa and established police beat; Crime patterns and trends in an assigned area; Conflict management techniques; Crime scene investigations and preservation of evidence; Techniques of interviewing and interrogations; Community service organizations and facilities; Skill in the use of firearms and operating a motor vehicle. Ability to: Analyze situations and adapt quickly, effective, and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances; Identify potential crime situations or traffic hazards and take preventive action; Understand and carry out oral and written instructions; deal courteously, but firmly, with the general public; Deal effectively with people having diverse social and economic backgrounds; Maintain composure and operation efficiency under high stress situations; Perform the physical requirements of a Police Officer; Learn how to utilize a computerized record system; Develop and use confidential information sources. **In order to be considered for you must complete and attach the following documents.** APPLICATION PROCESS If you meet the minimum qualifications as set forth AZ POST standards: Complete the following paperwork: AZ POST Statement of Personal History and Application for Certification form: http://www.maricopa-az.gov/web/humanresources-home/resource-center?download=1076:az-post-application Cover Letter Three (3) recent police reports that best demonstrate your abilities as an investigator and report writer. Please upload them in your application as extra attachments. NEXT STEPS The remaining steps occur after the documentation listed above is received: Pre-Background interview Maricopa PD Background Questionnaire Physical Aptitude Testing Passing scores for the Physical Aptitude Test are: Push-ups - 25 or more (no time limit); Sit ups - 29 or more (timed - 1 minute); 1.5 Mile Run - 15:00 minutes or less. Written Testing: Passing scores for the Aptitude tests are 70% and above per section and there are 4 sections; Arithmetic Reading Comprehension Grammar Incident Report Writing Oral Board interview Background investigation Polygraph examination Interview with the Chief of Police Psychological exam Medical examination Drug screen Lateral Officer can not be offered more than step 2 which is $53,764.34