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.

 

 

7 job(s) at City of Maricopa

City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Dec 05, 2019
Full Time
General Summary Under limited supervision from Chief Building Official, we are seeking an ICC certified Fire Plans Examiner/Inspector. This individual should have knowledge of International Fire Code, Fire Sprinkler, Fire Sprinkler Standards, Fire Alarm Standards and International Building Code. This is the first level of inspections work. This position reviews plans, inspect, approve, or reject all phases of public and private construction and improvements to assure compliance with plans, standards, specifications, codes and regulations, permits, and any special requirements. May recommend alternative solutions and issue correction notices or approvals as appropriate, compile reports, maintain logs and records, and perform related activities. This is a Non-Exempt position. First review of applicants will be December 19, 2020 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. Reviews fire protection plans and related documents for compliance with International Fire Code, Fire Sprinkler, Fire Alarm Standards and the International Building Code's policies and jurisdiction requirements for commercial, industrial and residential buildings. Projects include new residential buildings, commercial, and remodel projects. Assist designers and contractors by providing information and interpretations of fire codes and regulations, recommend necessary changes to design documents as required to obtain compliance with applicable codes and regulations. Responsible for preparing written correction letters and maintaining and updating records and database information. Work with fire and building inspectors to resolve field related code issues and coordinate activities with other municipal departments as directed. Conducts fire suppression inspections. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience High School Diploma or GED, Two (2) years professional fire prevention experience, Two (2) years government/municipality experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: City organization, operations, policies and procedures Techniques and practices for effective, efficient and cost effective management of allocated resources City, county, state and Federal laws, regulations and ordinances Fire, building and NFPA/LS codes Skills required: Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills Customer service skills Assuming responsibilities and making appropriate decisions, while assuring compliance with Department goals and objectives Interpreting laws and regulations, making independent decisions Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with employees, officials, other emergency services agencies and the general public Ability to: Research and analyze information for reports required by the Department Assist with special projects, reports and studies Effectively communicate with the public Operate a motor vehicle or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Dec 02, 2019
Full Time
General Summary 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 newly incorporated city. This position administers a comprehensive fleet maintenance program, including managing the fleet and equipment maintenance. Incumbents are responsible and accountable for divisional strategic planning, have budget responsibility and are charged with program supervision and implementation of services and/or programs. This is a FLSA Exempt position. 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. Manages the fleet maintenance shop and parts sections, while providing assistance to department leadership on a variety of special projects, including management and coordination of operational programs. Manages the daily assigning of work and ensures the completion of tasks; reviews completed work for completeness and accuracy; provides on-the-job training; evaluates job performance; recommends selection of new staff members, promotions, status changes, and discipline; and plans, schedules, and coordinates work operations. Schedules vehicles for repairs and service; prepares both written and oral reports upon request. Makes procedural and operational recommendations, and supervises changes in organization and administrative operation of the shop area as directed. Assists in the establishment and implementation of employee training, shop safety program and tool inventory procedures. Provides input for purchasing of new vehicles/equipment, and shop tools and equipment. Coordinates outside repairs with vendors and monitors progress. Remains available for emergency situations in an on-call status after regular work hours. Obtains estimates on accident vehicles, checks in new vehicles, audits parts to obtain status of items ordered and in stock; coordinates the disposal of all City vehicles/equipment deemed in excess. Coordinates program activities, services, and/or program implementation with private providers, other governmental entities, program users, etc. Monitors agency or program budget including revenues, expenditures and budget projections. Plans and allocates resources to ensure agency policies and state statutes are fully implemented. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience Associates degree or equivalent from two (2) year College or technical school. Five (5) years' experience in a supervisory capacity over mechanics and staff servicing a moderate to large scale fleet. Must possess a valid Arizona 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. Preferred Qualifications Experience in Fuel Management Software and RTA Fleet Management Software is highly preferred. Fleet Manager's Certification in Municipal Operations is desirable. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Principles, theories, and practices of organizational dynamics Principles, theories, and practices of budget management Principles, methods and practices of fleet maintenance operations Skill in: Supervise others by assigning/directing work; conducting employee evaluations, staff training and development, taking appropriate disciplinary/corrective actions, making hiring/termination recommendations, etc. Coordinate the activities or tasks of people, groups and/or organization(s) Provide consultation and/or expert advice or testimony Monitor or track information or data Evaluate information against a set of standards Ability to: Deal with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism Communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing Read, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and/or procedures Develop and/or implement new policies/procedures/standards and/or rules/regulations
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Nov 25, 2019
Full Time
General Summary The City of Maricopa is a young fast growing community looking for an innovative Chief Financial Officers (CFO) committed to outcomes and continuous process improvement. The CFO will provide leadership that exemplifies the City's commitments to the protection of public funds, ethical decision making, excellent internal and external customer service, and continuous improvement and learning - not only for the department but for the city overall. The CFO is responsible for budgetdevelopment, financial management and status reporting, general accounting, contracts, grants, procurement, customer service delivery, debt management, and audits, among other functions. 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. Develop, plan, recommend, and implement Citywide financial strategies and activities related to the administration of investment, financing, and banking/operational programs; monitor financial trends, investment portfolios, economic conditions, and markets in order to predict impact on the City Treasury; evaluate input from department staff and others to determine appropriate courses of action and direct staff accordingly; administer policies and procedures. Develop and recommend City financial policies and actions to the City Manager as appropriate; administer treasury policies/procedures in accordance with the City's core purpose, mission, vision, and values; assure that treasury activities comply with legal requirements. Coordinate Department activities with those of other departments and outside agencies and organizations; provide staff assistance to the City Manager, Assistant City Manager and City Council; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence. Direct, oversee and participate in the development of the Department's work plan; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures. Supervise and participate in the development and administration of the City and Finance Department's annual operating budget and capital improvement budget; direct the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; implement mid-year adjustments. Oversee the preparation of documentation related to the refinancing of existing debt and the issuance of new debt; direct the preparation of financial reports as required by law; prepare various financial reports and analyses requested by the Assistant City Manager, City Manager and City Council. Review, evaluate and recommend improvements to the City's administrative and financial internal control systems and procedures and ensure audit compliance. Direct the design, implementation, and control of automated financial systems. Select, train, motivate and evaluate personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; implement discipline procedures; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the Department. Represent the Department to outside groups and organizations; participate in outside community and professional groups and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary. Research and prepare technical and administrative reports and studies; prepare written correspondence as necessary. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Analyzes and monitors the City's financial condition in conjunction with the strategic plan making recommendations for improvement and outcomes to the Assistant City Manager, City Manager, and City Council. Establishes division short- and long-range goals and objectives; develops plans and measurements for evaluation. Motivates employees and encourages innovation to achieve division goals. Directs staff in the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. Ensures financial reports are prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Coordinates the annual audit. Act as the City Teasurer and serves on the City Intestment Committee. Participates in reviewing and evaluating memorandums of understanding with the Unions during negotiations. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field. Five (5) years of progressive managerial experience in an executive level position in finance, accounting or auditing sufficient to perform the essential duties described above required. Debt structuring experience Preferred Qualifications Master's degree in business, accounting, finance or a related field CPA and / or GFOA Certification Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Advanced managerial principles, practices and techniques; Strategy development principles and procedures; Financial management principles; Policy and procedure development practices; Applicable theories and principles related to area of assignment; Public administration principles and practices; Applicable Federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations and/or ordinances. Skill in: Managing, monitoring and evaluating staff; Change management; Customer service; Providing leadership; Developing and implementing strategic plans; Developing and managing budgets; Managing financial operations; Developing, executing and implementing policies and procedures; Making sound decisions independently; Interpreting and applying applicable laws, codes, regulations and standards; Using computers and related software applications; Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction. Ability to: Direct, monitor and evaluate employees Prioritize and assign work Provide leadership through managing the work of subordinates effectively during stressful situations Manage multiple priorities simultaneously Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals Plan, analyze, and evaluate programs and services, operational needs, and fiscal constraints Coordinate assigned activities and work cooperatively with City departments and the public Protect privileged and/or confidential information
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Nov 08, 2019
Full Time
General Summary Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) & Transportation Engineer focus is on the design, construction and maintenance of transport systems and other City CIP Projects. Maintain advanced level of education, training, and/or experience in their field. Individual will be expected to work independently on assigned advanced projects, including controversial and/or city-wide projects, as well as represent the City on various local and/or regional committees. Individual will participate in meetings to express city policies regarding development and transportation related issues, provide staff liaison support to various boards and commissions, and identify and initiate projects and processes. Individual will be available to assist the Public Services Department on other projects outside the scope of the transportation lens. 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 Responsible for performing a wide variety of engineering and planning duties associated with the planning, development, design, review, inspection, construction, implementation, operation and monitoring of multi-modal transportation systems, new development and future initiatives. Responsible for monitoring transportation related needs and services such as bus service, rail service, walking and biking trails and connections and reviewing and approving development plans. The primary responsibilities of this position are applying analytical planning concepts and transportation planning / engineering principles to assigned projects. 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. We are seeking a highly motivated, self-starting and confident individual with a passion for public service and community. Well-developed leadership abilities and management skills that are based upon consensus building, visioning and problem solving. Excellent communicator with a strong work ethic and interpersonal skills who can maintain exceptional customer service. Provides leadership and coordination of the Infrastructure Systems Division within Public Services assuring that objectives and standards meet City goals and directs the coordination with Federal, State and regional organizations. Evaluates City's needs and capital improvement plans and prioritizes operational and strategic plans as well as resource requirements. Defines required results, develops solutions, determine scope and priorities of programs and projects. Directs projects, assuring that project deliverables meet cost and quality requirements. Reviews and approves contracts and plan specifications, reviews technical and analytical reports, makes technical estimates regarding projects, contracts and regulatory issues. Develops and reviews engineering design, criteria and project delivery for CIP Projects, CIP tracking systems including project scopes, budgets, schedules and expenditures with variance explanations. Responsible for performing a wide variety of engineering and planning duties associated with the planning, development, design, review, inspection, construction, implementation, operation and monitoring of multi-modal transportation systems, new development and future initiatives. Applies analytical planning concepts and transportation planning / engineering principles to assigned projects. Manage the planning, design, implementation and operation of multi-modal transportation systems, services and programs that are responsive to the public and employ industry standard best practices. Maintain an overall awareness of transportation goals, concerns and projects to recognize compatible or overlapping issues; determine the most efficient action and make appropriate recommendations. Act as project engineer on street, transportation, and pavement projects of varying sizes. This may entail engineering calculations; reviewing and commenting on design and construction drawings, preparing documents and professional service agreements; representing the City during construction; directing contractors, City construction personnel, inspectors and survey crews to ensure that projects are completed according to City plans and specifications. Review proposed traffic/transportation plans including, annexations and subdivision designs and site plans for compliance with City codes, standards and specifications, represent Public Works/Services throughout the process. Represent Public Works/Services in public forums, various negotiations and in resident meetings. Prepare or assist in preparation of correspondence, City Council memoranda and special reports as assigned; maintain records, files and maps. Write grant applications and seek innovative funding alternatives. Analyze, or work with consultants to analyze traffic signals and corridor optimization. Create and foster partnerships among other transportation related agencies and community groups. Develop partnerships to implement coordinated and mutually beneficial transportation projects and programs. Potential partners include but are not limited to, the Highway User Revenue Fund (H.U.R.F.), Arizona Department of Transportation (A.D.O.T.), Pinal County Department of Transportation, and neighboring communities. Work directly with Public Works/Services; Director, CIP Project Manager, Streets Manager, Facility Manager, on all short and long term City CIP Projects. Perform related work as required and assigned. Evaluate plans and proposals drafted by other engineers and make changes if necessary Analysis of schematics and engineering data, offering recommendations for traffic and driving policies, designing transit means and analyzing the effects of transit on urban areas. May oversee plans with contractors and calculate the overall costs for a project. Ensures compliance with applicable federal and state laws, policies, procedures, standards and guidelines. Work requires contact with governmental officials and private entities. Investigates roadway material failures and recommends solutions. Assists in recommending major maintenance and betterment programs to the staff. Assist with Developing and monitoring CIP budgets. Drives to maintenance offices to perform site visits and monitor maintenance programs and operations. Assist as needed on in-house projects. Serves as technical advisor on traffic engineering and transportation related matters. Confers with engineers, architects, developers, citizen groups, and other public agencies to acquire and provide information. Prepares, supervises, and analyzes traffic and transportation surveys and studies, and recommends revisions to traffic codes and traffic control devices. Management of CIP projects and transportation planning projects. Supervises a diverse traffic engineering program involved in investigation of citizen requests, safety analysis, traffic data collection, and geometric design. Participates in the preparation, revision, updating, and distribution of department standards, details, and specification. Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities. Provide professional services as needed for other CIP and City projects. Plans, directs, monitors, and evaluates the work of assigned staff. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. Work requires specialized knowledge in a professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Traffic Engineering, or closely related field. Six (6) years of prior experience at a city or county level working in the field of traffic operations and management. Preferred Qualifications Experience in a municipal or government setting. 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: Theory, principles, and practices of traffic engineering, planning, modeling, and operations Research and statistical methods and procedures applied to transportation planning Federal, State, and Local guidelines and regulations related to transportation programs Principles and practices of modern supervisory practices Negotiation, conflict management, and consensus building techniques Municipal government, budget development and administration Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation Sufficient level of understanding in the areas of traffic engineering, traffic data collection and analysis, traffic management, civil engineering projects Principles and practices of civil engineering, transportation planning materials, methods and techniques used in design, construction, and maintenance of projects, and professional standards and specifications related to community transportation planning. National, state and local codes and specifications Methods, procedures, equipment and materials used in intermodal transportation engineering construction and maintenance work Highway maintenance concepts, methods, policies and requirements Preventive maintenance methods and procedures, including maintenance agreements and maintenance contract inspection procedures Pavement maintenance Coordinating labor, materials and equipment Prioritizing and organizing work assignments Planning methods, techniques and strategies Skill in: Making engineering computations, estimates, designs, and in preparing plans and specifications. Applying engineering and /or planning principles to solve problems Able to analyze data, make difficult calculations and preparing complex reports, presentations and plans. Demonstrate verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrate interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills. Strong negotiation and consensus building skills. Familiarity with computers including database and spreadsheet software. Ability to: Operate office instruments and personal computers; in analyzing data, making difficult calculations, preparing complex reports, presentations and plans utilizing program applications appropriate to assigned duties. Communicate effectively in verbal and written communication. Demonstrate interpersonal, organizational, analytical, strong negotiation and consensus building skills. Sign and seal engineering plans and documents Develop and monitor a project budget for design and construction projects Make decisions regarding project priorities, cost alternatives and value added engineering Perform research, analyze findings, prepare and present reports to City management and various city departments Effectively communicate both orally and in writing Establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the public Handle transportation, transportation planning projects and Capital Improvement Projects which may involve politically sensitive or controversial issues.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Nov 05, 2019
Full Time
General Summary Supports, evaluates and coordinates a variety of human resources programs for the City including: recruitment, pre-employment testing, position control, classification, compensation, labor relations, workers compensation, leave management (FMLA, ADA, Military) Human Resources Management Information Systems (HRIS) systems administration, employee relations, wellness program and group benefits administration. Advises and guides City management on personnel rules, policies and procedures; clarifies state and federal employment laws. 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. Employee may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Supports in activities and services related to human resources focusing on one or more areas including recruitment and selection, employee relations, workers compensation, wellness programs for city employees, compensation & classification, benefits and open enrollment, and other related human resources areas. Responds to questions, concerns and inquiries from employees, providers and vendors. Provides a superior level of customer service. Provides support to maintain the City's electronic employee database and records in the Human Resources' portion of the payroll/finance system by updating and maintaining employee records, creating new employee records, and making bi-weekly updates. Serves as the liaison with insurance carriers and benefit/wellness program vendors to help answer employee questions, schedule meetings, presentations and to ensure proper employee coverage. Drafts and coordinates the communication of city's benefits plans and services, including the website, benefit plan booklets, benefit summary, printed materials, and compliance requirements. Writes clear, complete, accurate, and logical documents such as memos, letters, e-mail messages, and personnel -related documentation. Builds and maintains client relationships as they pertain to assigned projects and duties. Responds to request for information and assistance from employees, management, outside agencies, and the public. Develops, conducts and participates in salary surveys. Performs a variety of calculations, maintains pay tables. Provides professional human resources advice and strategic direction to assigned divisions in areas of employee relations, total compensation and recruitment and selection, employee development and training, equal employment opportunity law compliance and related human resource areas. Provides analysis of data and information to make recommendations to management regarding human resources related problems or projects. Conducts short-term and/or small scope project work to help meet department and City strategic goals. Performs professional level recruitment functions for assigned City departments by planning and developing recruitment strategies, prepares and creates job announcements and descriptions for various advertising sources, screens applications and resumes. Compiles and reviews interview questions, schedules interview panels, participates on interview, develops eligibility lists based on established job specifications and makes job offers. Communicates verbally and in writing to the public on status of recruitment, the recruitment process, and applicant qualifications for positions. Ensures integrity in processes such as developing criteria matrixes, ensuring fairness and that hiring activities comply with all state and federal laws. Educates supervisors and managers on interviewing skills. Develops and maintains partnerships with assigned departments. Interprets, explains, and makes decisions regarding personnel law and department policies and procedures to counsel department managers and supervisors. Conducts employee counseling and exit interviews. Supports HR Manager with employee relations, such as participating in investigations, analyzing and recommending solutions to resolve basic employee concerns and issues. Advises departments on personnel issues based on the rules and regulations related to the Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family Medical Leave Act, Age Discrimination Employment Act and other employment related laws and statues. Interprets and explains federal laws, Arizona laws, and City administrative and personnel policies, memoranda of understanding to supervisors and/or employees and assists in solving problems associated with the administration of the human resources system. Keeps abreast of all employment related laws including FLSA, FMLA, ADA, LTD, WC, CRA, CDL random testing and other related laws. Keeps abreast of payroll laws; communicates issues to payroll; makes suggestions regarding payroll/HRIS improvements. Delivers training on various topics, such as FMLA, performance management, supervisor anti- harassment and new hire orientation. May attend job fairs representing City and interacting with the public. May participate on union negotiation team as necessary. Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City 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. Performs vacancy review coordination for assigned divisions. Reviews, evaluates and implements recruitment and retention strategies, processes and procedures. Manages workers comp cases for assigned division. Follows up with insurance company, employee, management and safety to properly handle all claims. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Human Resources Management, or a related field At least five (5) years of related work experience Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities Preferred Qualifications IPMA - CP, or SHRM - CP Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Federal, state and local statutory and case law and regulations applicable to human resources management Principles and practices of recruitment, selection, labor relations, affirmative action, classification and occupational relationships Employee compensation and benefits administration Human Resources administration Workers Compensation case management Merit system principles and application Labor relations Training program development, curricula design, group dynamics and organizational analysis Examination methods and techniques Administrative investigations Skill in: Performing a variety of duties Multitasking and prioritization Verbal and written communication Measurement and evaluation Business systems analysis Training delivery Supervision and leadership Use of budgetary and financial software and systems Data management and spreadsheet software Review, classification, categorization and coordination Persuasion Ability to: Research, analyze, manipulate and summarize data Prepare sound recommendations Work under pressure Communicate impact of selection tools on EEO compliance Classify positions Perform assignments independently Correct deficiencies and implement discipline Establish operational standards Analyze data and identify problems Review, classify, categorize and coordinate Work cooperatively Estimate City's cost for negotiated contracts Interpret insurance carrier contracts Meet schedules and deadlines of the work
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Sep 11, 2019
Part Time
General Summary This position will perform various maintenance duties at the community and regional parks. This position will report to the Park Supervisor and will be responsible for adhering to maintenance and safety standards that strengthen the community image and sense of place in all City Parks. This position will possess a strong orientation towards customer service, a stewardship philosophy toward ecosystem management, and will be committed to professional development and perform related duties as required.First review date is September 30, 2019. 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. Basic knowledge of irrigation systems, including timers, sprinkler heads and lines Basic knowledge of turf management principles Maintain athletic activity areas (including mowing and weed control), fences, benches, drinking fountains, sidewalks and restrooms Maintain park by blowing, weed eating and power washing facilities Maintain and repairs playground equipment (including safety checks) Remove graffiti from park area Clean and remove litter from parks, streets, and other public areas Operate and/or drives a variety of light and heavy equipment Inspect and repair tennis and basketball courts (including safety checks) Open and lock public facilities as warranted (e.g. restrooms, concession stands, etc.) Plan, organize, schedule, conduct and direct recreation activities at city facilities or other designate facilities Lead and enforce program policies and procedures with participants Maintain site records, prepare weekly reports, develop program brochures and informational schedules Prepare and distribute flyers, posters and other advertisements for City of Maricopa programs Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience The equivalent of a high school diploma and at least one year experience equivalent to that of a Parks Worker, in supervising youth/adult sports programs and Municipal Park or private landscape companies. Pesticide Applicators Certificate, within one year of appointment is required Preferred qualifications Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and First Aid Course certifications Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Understanding of current Parks and Recreation principles and trends (is desired but not required) Skill in: 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. Professional social and interpersonal communication skills, requiring significant internal and external interaction. Ability to: Schedule, coordinate, and manage various projects of varying degrees of difficulty, size and complexity Ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness, and innovation in situations involving evaluation of information.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Jun 28, 2019
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