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.

12 job(s) at City of Maricopa

City of Maricopa, AZ AZ 85138, Arizona, United States
Aug 21, 2019
Part Time
General Summary The fundamental reason this classification exists is to perform manual and clerical duties in the library. Employees in this classification are closely supervised and primarily responsible for shelving books in either alphabetical or numerical order, replacing misplaced books, and performing other related tasks such as organizing library collection materials to prepare the library for residents' use. There are three part-time, non-exempt positions available. 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. Sorts, shelves, and files various library materials accurately according to library classification systems (alphabetic, numeric, alphanumeric); Reads shelves for accuracy and re-shelves misplaced items; Sorts in coming materials for holds; Maintains an attractive and functional public area; Assists the public with basic circulation functions such as lending material or registering new accounts; Locates and retrieves library materials from public and non-public areas for library staff or library users; Checks in library materials using the computerized library system Answers in-person inquiries, helps library users locate needed materials and refers users to other appropriate assistance; Maintains regular and reliable attendance; Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures; Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience Demonstrated ability to read, file numerically and alphabetically, and have a working knowledge of office procedures. Must be enrolled in one of the last two years of high school OR have graduated from high school. 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 office equipment: telephone, PC, photocopier, etc. Online Public Access Catalog, electronic resources, and other information technology sources to meet typical library needs Interest in library services and programs Ability to: Follow written and oral instructions Effectively communicate orally and in writing (using electronic devices and handwritten) in English with other employees, library members and the community. Remain in a standing position for extended periods of time while performing a variety of tasks such as sorting books. Make continuous or repetitive arm-hand movements, including lifting books o a continuous basis for up to an hour at a time. Lift arm above shoulder level. Bend or stoop continually over time Move objects weighing up to 35 pounds regularly. Reach overhead to shelve books weighing up to three pounds. Bend and kneel to reach books on a bottom floor-level shelf. Be comfortable working in close proximity with all age categories.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Aug 15, 2019
Part Time
General Summary The first review of candidates will be Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at 5:00 p.m., or when a sufficient number of applications have been received. Positionsassigned to this class report to a Recreation Coordinator - Special Events and Marketing and are responsible for coordinating or organizing directly, or through contractors or other staff, educational, cultural, athletic, and special event recreation and program activities. Employees must have knowledge of recreation programs and activities; knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal service; the ability to work independently; the ability to plan, organize, and conduct recreation activities; the ability to lead individuals and groups of children, teens,and adults; and effective verbal and written communication skills. This position is FLSA non-exemptand part-time 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. Assists with the development, implementation, and evaluation of various recreational programs and activities; leads and monitors program participants, subordinates, and volunteers. Guides and counsels park patrons/program participants on 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 simple reports, completes daily attendance, accident/incident reports, updates game/sports standings for leagues? monitoring sports field schedules? data entry (e.g. spreadsheets, etc). 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 work sites 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. This class performs related duties as required. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience High School Diploma, or G.E.D. One (1) to three (3) years' experience related to a recreation program area, depending on assignment. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Previous experience working with youth; Previous Public Sector Experience; Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and First Aid Course certification (required within three (3) months of employment) OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS 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 REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: The development, implementation and evaluation of various recreation programs. Skills required: 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. Abilities: Must be able to work flexible hours and be available for weekend and evening work.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Aug 15, 2019
Part Time
General Summary *This is a Part Time position and will close when enough qualified applicants have been received. 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." The Specialty Instructor conducts the training/exercises of various programs relating to the health, safety, and fitness of the members of public. Position may be in the following areas: Personal Trainer Fitness Instructor Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties: 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. Setting up and breaking down class being taught Enforcing the Group Exercise Guidelines and Policies Teaching each class to format standard Offering excellent customer service to all members Available to sub classes for other instructors May be assigned for Personal Training or Fitness Floor Rec Aide duties as necessary Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Minimum Qualifications This position requires the applicant to be eighteen (18) years or older. In some cases the position may require additional certifications. Fitness and health instructors must have a nationally recognized group fitness and or personal training certificate. Position requires working flexible hours and availability for weekend, evening and holiday work. Preferred Qualifications: First Aid and CPR certification Certification in area of Expertise 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: Recreational activities Area of expertise Skills required: Meet and deal tactfully and effectively with the public Working with youth Perform simple mathematical calculations and perform multiple duties simultaneously Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Establish and maintain effective working relationships Customer Service Skills Abilities: Physical movement
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Aug 12, 2019
Part Time
General Summary 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." The E-Sports Rec Aide will be supervising the e-sports tournaments and leagues, while being able to operate the games, computers and software involved. They must have a passion for gaming and the community, and technical experience with current video games, computers, software and information technology. Positions allocable to this class report to a Recreation Services Leader and/or a Recreation Coordinator and are responsible for following the directions to implement educational, cultural, athletic, and special event recreation and program activities. Employees must be able to follow the lead of the Recreation Services Leader and/or Recreation Coordinator and have knowledge of facility operations, recreation programs and activities; knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal service; the ability to work independently; the ability to follow a plan, be organized, and conduct recreation activities; the ability to lead individuals and groups of children, teens, and adults; and effective verbal and written communication skills. This classification has duties related to: Copper Sky E-Sports This position is FLSA - Non-Exempt and is Part-Time, less than 20 hours per week. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Provides a safe and fun environment in which both patrons of all ages feel comfortable. Provides corrective action as needed and maintaining order in compliance with established rules. Observing and actively participate in activities. Assists the lead in completing and reporting accidents or injuries occurring in the assigned area. Communicate with the lead and supervisor concerning cleaning supplies and program material needed. Develop positive relations with customers; communicate recreation programs information to participants and the public. Maintaining facilities and equipment. Assisting lead by making needed equipment available and monitoring use. Providing routine information on facility rules and division activities to participants and the general public. Assist with daily housekeeping duties. Writes simple reports including completes daily reports, facility attendance and membership/rental forms. Meets standards and objectives as outlined by supervisors. 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, and taking advance registration or reservations for facility use. Incumbents in this class may be rotated or transferred to other facilities and/or assignments based on department or seasonal needs. Performing unskilled clerical work and other duties relating to job requirements. Develop positive relations with customers; communicate recreation programs information to participants and parents. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to the completion of the 10th grade (sophomore year), and at least six (6) months experience working in a professional setting. Position requires working flexible hours and availability for weekend, evening and holiday work. * Plays current videos games or has a passion for them. *Knows basic knowledge about computers, video games, and internet. *Works well with kids and parents and understands the gaming community. *Must be able to work some nights and weekends. 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: Recreational activities Skills required: Meet and deal tactfully and effectively with the public Working with youth Perform simple mathematical calculations and perform multiple duties simultaneously Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Establish and maintain effective working relationships Customer Service Skills Abilities: Physical movement
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Aug 07, 2019
Full Time
General Summary This is a Lateral opening only, you must have previous dispatching experience, this posting is to build a list of qualified candidates. Salary being offered: $39,746 - $47,072.58 (appointment generally made at the minimum salary range, depending on qualifications and years of experience) Plus excellent benefit package Maximum Salary for this classification is $58,665 Position Closes- when a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. 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 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. 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. 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 call 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 Public Safety Communications Building under conditions requiring close contact with other employees, often during stressful situations. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications MINIMUM 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 Current Public Safety Communication Dispatcher 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 . OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS Because of the confidential, sensitive nature of the information handled, successful completion of a background investigation and polygraph is required. Candidates given a conditional job offer will be required to pass pre-employment alcohol/drug test. Must be able to work a shift - The dispatch unit works 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays. New hires will be placed in a trainee classification until classroom and on-the-job phone training are successfully completed. 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. Using computer/keyboard devices to retrieve and enter information 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 07, 2019
Full Time
General Summary The Neighborhood Services primary function is to improve and preserve neighborhood vitality, housing and redevelopment, community development and diversity, and citizen participation programs to improve the quality of neighborhoods in the City of Maricopa. The Program Specialist position will be responsible for outreach and support various programs, activities and citizen participation programs to improve the quality of neighborhoods in Maricopa. Program goals include family and housing stability, implementation of projects funded with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), work closely with non-profit and government entities to promote opportunities and healthy community connections. This position will be opened until filled. 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. Cultivates partnerships with other non-profit organizations, local businesses, social/civic groups; Provides excellent customer service to contracted agencies, community partners, businesses and residents related to community development programs, questions and concerns; Assists in the implementation of goals and objectives for programs, projects, and training; Supports conducting appropriate research, relevant city ordinances, policies, and operating procedures to help to customers in a timely manner; Helps to initiate, review and provide feedback on environmental and other required reviews for CDBG, HOME, other related programs and projects; Assists with the tracking and reporting of grant spending and awardee performance outcomes; Prepares and conducts presentations to community groups about neighborhood programs, and other related neighborhood improvement initiatives; with the guidance of management. Prepares a variety of comprehensive statistical reports summarizing and interpreting data and providing analyses and recommendations; Facilitates neighborhood and . Assist in the planning of programs and initiatives to generate citizen involvement in property maintenance and neighborhood improvement efforts within identified target neighborhoods; Responsible for a wide variety of division special projects; Performs public education and information duties, including scheduling neighborhood meetings, public meetings, hearings. Develops information and educational pamphlets, brochures, flyers, newsletters, and other media-related information for programs and initiatives; Attends City Council meetings, board and commission meetings, and other meetings as assigned. Works closely with volunteers and neighborhood groups. Provides assistance, when needed. Keeps management of overall project performance (i.e. completion dates, changes/delays in scheduling, etc.) Record keeping and general job-related inventory Creates and provides bi-lingual timely notifications for neighborhoods and community as applicable Informal problem-solving. Abide by city rules, regulations and policies. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience High school diploma or GED equivalency with additional college courses in social work, grant writing, communications and/or accounting; and Three (3) years' experience in social work, non-profit organizations, grant allocations for low to moderate income community development, or in a related field; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work. Preferred Qualifications Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four (4) years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in neighborhood services, public administration, planning, social work or related fields or a business related field. Equivalency is acceptable. Equivalent years of experience are equal to 1 (one) year of experience for every 1 (one) year of education required. Public Speaking Experience Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Principles and practices of volunteer recruitment and management; Various community, business, academic, and social organizations; resources in the field of volunteerism; Planning, administration, organizational, scheduling, coordination, and promotional activities related to special events and related activities; Rules, guidelines, and regulations affecting the CDBG and HOME programs; Program and project management methods and techniques and time management principles; Basic marketing principles and practices; Customer service procedures and techniques; Available community resources and services; Basic principles of communication both oral and written in English/Spanish; Electronic Document Management systems; Federal OSHA and State and County regulations and city policies regarding safe work practices. Skill in: Communicating effectively with citizens of varying socioeconomic backgrounds and respond to requests and inquiries tactfully and courteously; Planning, organizing, implementing and coordinating volunteer, special projects, work activities, programs and events; Making effective oral presentations, present information clearly and concisely to various audiences; Preparing written documents including letters, speeches, pamphlets/brochures, and newsletters; Maintaining complex records efficiently and accurately; Conducting research for special projects; Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other City employees, supervisory personnel, state, local elected officials and the public; Demonstrating sensitivity and awareness to political/policy issues raised by elected officials and articulate them to the City Manager's Office and Mayor/Council's Office; Operating a computer and related software and demonstrate proficiency to prepare documents, spreadsheets, databases, reports, presentations, email and timesheets. Ability to: Communicate effectively and the oral and written instructions; Produce Written documents with clearly organized thoughts using proper English sentence construction, punctuation, and grammar; Plan, organize and coordinate special projects, programs, events; Support healthy connections among Neighborhood Program community residents and with members of the greater community; Effectively manage assigned projects; Be available to help residents' community resources and connection to the city. Promote positive resident/community involvement; Assess neighborhood conditions and determine needed improvements.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Aug 06, 2019
Full Time
General Summary This position will remain open until filled. The primary function of this employee is to oversee daily operations and budget execution for the City of Maricopa Express Transit (COMET) system. This incumbent of this position ensures full compliance with all Federal, State and Local regulations. The incumbent provides effective administration of the transit budget in providing various modes of transit service to the general population. In addition, the incumbent plans, prepares and budgets for needed improvements to the city transit system. 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 Coordinates needed transit services with Demand Response (dial-a ride) and Route Deviation Service (fixed-route) Works with the contract provider on a daily basis to ensure effective scheduling, dispatch and driver support Meets with contract provider as needed to ensure effective daily transit operations, or to plan and execute needed system improvements Receives invoices from the contract provider and merchants and prepares monthly reimbursement requests for submission to Arizona Department Of Transportation. Assists the Finance Department in accounting reconciliation related to transit Works with Planning and Engineering staff to develop long range transit plans, new needed bus stops and bus pull outs Monitors condition of transit vehicle fleet and budgets for replacement of vehicles and addition of new vehicles to increase the fleet Analyzes transit demand and develops annual operating, administration and capital budget to ensure effective transit service for the entire budget cycle Tracks mileage and condition of existing transit vehicle fleet and ensures Preventative Maintenance is conducted and documented at proper intervals, as required by the FTA and ADOT Ensures compliance with Title VI Civil Rights, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise and Limited English Proficiency requirements. Ensures effective execution of the transit budget by monitoring spending trends and initiating corrective action to ensure operations, administration Develops advertising media to promote the City Of Maricopa Express Transit system Develops and updates COMET brochures to include all necessary information regarding the use of all modes of transit Develops information for use on the city website and other electronic media to help the public use the COMET Conducts periodic presentations to City Manager, City Council, citizen committees, citizen groups, regional agencies and Indian Communities. Participates in the development and implementation of assigned division goals and objectives, and the implementation of policies and procedures 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. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field Two years' experience in transit, transportation, project management or public works Valid Arizona Driver's License with acceptable driving record Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Previous municipal, county or state finance and budgeting experience Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Leadership principles, team skills, and communicative techniques Methods, principals, procedures, objectives and standard practices of transit planning Principles and practices involved in administering a transit system, including industry standards Transit as it relates to Multimodal Transportation Federal, State, County, City and other applicable statutes, standards and codes concerning transit Municipal administration, project management, budgeting and financial administration Contract negotiation and administration Budget procedures and processes Federal OSHA, State and County regulations and city policies regarding risk management and safe work practices Ability to: Supervise, organize and evaluate the work of contractors providing transit operations support Follow and generate written and oral instructions Read and interpret legal, technical, regulatory, operational documents and manuals and blueprints, diagrams and sketches as they relate to transit Conduct research, analyze findings, evaluate programs and make recommendations; monitor contracts and agreements in transit area of responsibility Perform and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously Prepare and present oral and written reports and maintain performance and activity records, logs, compliance documents, and develop and maintain information files and databases according to document retention requirements Prepare public transit surveys, develop methods of distribution and develop methods of collecting information and analyzing results to discern trends Analyze standards and regulations and define impact on the city and on passenger service Respond to citizen and news media requests in a courteous and effective manner Monitor spending levels and reconcile budgets Operate a personal computer and related software and demonstrate proficiency to prepare Purchase Requests, Spreadsheets, email and timesheets Communicate effectively and establish and maintain working relationships with other city departments, the public, the news media, regional and local stakeholders, other employees, regulatory agencies and affected groups
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Aug 06, 2019
Full Time
General Summary This position will be open until filled. Transportation engineers focus 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. Individuals will be expected to work independently on assigned advanced projects, including controversial and/or city-wide projects. Individuals will be expected to represent the City on various local and/or regional committees, preside over meetings to express city policies regarding development and transportation related issues, provide staff liaison support to various boards and commissions, and will also be expected to identify and initiate projects and processes. Individual will be available to assist the Public Works/Services Department as requested and as needed working 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 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 MINIMUM 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. 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 evaluationAll candidates will be expected to demonstrate a good level of understanding in the following areas: 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 as they relate to public works engineering and community transportation planning; working knowledge of national, state and local codes and specifications. Direct knowledge of transit user needs for the successful and safe use of their mode under a variety of weather, light, and traffic conditions. Skill in: Making engineering computations, estimates, designs, and in preparing plans and specifications. Applying engineering and /or planning principles to solve problems; capable of operating office instruments and personal computers; in analyzing data, making difficult calculations and preparing complex reports, presentations and plans. Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills. Strong negotiation and consensus building skills. Familiarity with computers including database and spreadsheet software. Ability to: Prepare designs; prepare cost estimates; read and interpret blueprints, plans, specifications, and maps; read, understand, interpret and convey applicable standards and specifications; administer contracts; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to analyze and synthesize large amounts of complex information. Demonstrated ability to be responsive and creative. Ability to handle transportation and transportation planning projects which involve politically sensitive or controversial issues. 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 Maintenance agreements Maintenance contract inspection procedures Pavement maintenance Maintenance concepts, methods, policies and requirements Budgeting methods and procedures Coordinating labor, materials and equipment Prioritizing and organizing work assignments Highway maintenance concepts, methods, policies and requirements Preventive maintenance methods and procedures Maintenance agreements Budgeting methods and procedures Maintenance contract inspection procedures Planning methods, techniques and strategies Prioritizing and organizing work assignments
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Jul 31, 2019
Part Time
General Summary This is a part time, non-exempt position. The position performs a variety of clerical and technical support functions related to Neighborhood Services, particularly City Code Enforcement and is tasked with administration and support of enforcing ordinances. Provides customer assistance by answering basic questions regarding, code enforcement, property maintenance codes, and the overall process. This position may participate in corrective action for violations of the City's municipal, zoning, subdivision, nuisance, and sign codes. This position will be opend until filled. 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. Receives, records, and assigns complaints from the public, staff, and outside agencies regarding violations of municipal codes, ordinances, standards, and health and safety regulations. Prepares notices of violation, notice and orders, and citations according to applicable codes and regulations and sends to property owners and other responsible parties by methods allowed by code. Assists with various administrative tasks by scheduling inspections, scheduling meetings, performing data entry and assisting citizens at the counter and over the telephone. Updates and maintains available electronic information including the City website. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience High school diploma (or GED equivalent) At least two (2) years of work experience in public contact and research activities related to ordinance and regulation enforcement. Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities Preferred Qualifications Bi-lingual (Spanish) is desirable. Experience with Code Enforcement/Permitting Software Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Customer service principles and techniques Applicable zoning, property maintenance and environmental safety ordinances MS Office Skill in: Problem solving Tact and diplomacy Operation of job-related software applications Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature Oral and written communication Initiative and independent judgement Computer software skills: word processing, Outlook, Excel, etc. Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature Ability to: Thoroughly learn and interpret the City's Code which includes the components of zoning, lighting, landscaping, signage, subdivisions and minor land divisions Communicate verbally on complicated code and zoning issues in a clear and concise manner Ability to work with difficult customers and able to communicate adequately Work cooperatively with other City employees and the public. Perform research Convey technical information accurately Meet schedules and deadlines of the work Follow oral and written instructions
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Jul 25, 2019
Full Time
General Summary Performs a variety of clerical and technical support functions related to the issuance of building, construction, and right-of-way permits and/or is tasked with administration and support of the enforcing ordinances. Provides customer assistance by answering basic questions regarding the on-line permitting system (SmartGov), code enforcement, building codes and ordinances, permit status, and the overall process. This position may participate in corrective action for violations of the City's municipal, zoning, subdivision, nuisance, and sign codes. This is a full-time, Non-exempt position. First review of applicants will be August 8, 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. Processes building permits by logging permits in the database, routing them to proper departments for review, and issuing permits to customer. Receives, records, and investigates complaints from the public, staff, and outside agencies regarding violations of municipal codes, ordinances, standards, and health and safety regulations; documents violations by taking photographs and other pertinent data; researches ownership records, prior complaints, municipal codes and ordinances, and state regulations to establish whether a violation has occurred. Receives and reviews applications, plans, and other construction documents; determines sufficiency of submittals; advises applicants on requirements for complete submittals; participates in post submittal project review. Prepares notices of violation or noncompliance and citations according to applicable codes and regulations and issues to property owners and other responsible parties by methods allowed by code. Assists with various administrative tasks by scheduling and resulting inspections, scheduling meetings, filing permits and applications, performing data entry and assisting customers at the counter and over the telephone. Researches records and provides customers with specialized site-specific property information such as approved building permits, finalized building plans, certificate of occupancies, contractor's affidavits, special inspections certificates, zoning, site and plot plans. Updates and maintains available electronic information including the City website. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience High school diploma (or GED equivalent) At least two (2) years of related work experience that provides the experience needed to learn the municipal permitting process, including the use of a variety of software systems. Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Preferred Qualifications Bi-lingual in Spanish ICC Permit Technician certification Experience with Code Enforcement/Permitting Software Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: General building codes; Construction terminology; Planning and zoning ordinances, site plans, and census tracts Gas, water, electric, and sewer utilities, and the terms used in the installation of these utilities Basic symbols and terminology used in engineering drawings Customer serviceprinciples and techniques Applicable zoning, property maintenance and environmental safety ordinances MS Office Skill in: Problem solving Tact and diplomacy Operation of job related software applications Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature Oral and written communication Initiative and independent judgement Computer software skills: word processing, Outlook, Excel, etc. Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature Ability to: Meet schedules and deadlines of the work Thoroughly learn and interpret the City's Code which includes the components of zoning, lighting, landscaping, signage, subdivisions and minor land divisions Communicate verbally on complicated code and zoning issues in a clear and concise manner Work cooperatively with other City employees and the public often under difficult circumstances Perform research Convey technical information accurately Meet schedules and deadlines of the work Follow oral and written instructions
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Jul 11, 2019
Full Time
General Summary * The first review date will be July 25th. 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. The Plan Reviewer plans, organizes and supervises plan review operations, as required within the Development Services Department (Building Safety Division). Incumbent works under the supervision of the Building Official or from other supervisory or management staff. Incumbent performs a variety of highly skilled technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Performs technical review of residential and commercial buildings and construction plans for compliance with the City and other applicable building codes, including but not limited to architectural, structural, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, fire safety, health, and other applicable codes. Interprets codes and regulations related to plans review and construction projects; researches and brings forward recommendations for updates. Approves or denies plans as appropriate; signs off on approved plans; obtains signatures for approved plans and legal documents. Consults with architects, engineers, designers, contractors and homeowners concerning deficiencies with structural and non-structural requirements; explains codes and regulations. Assists building inspectors on difficult or unusual code requirements for residential and commercial structures. Researches alternate products, materials and methods of construction for compliance, and make recommendations to the Building Official. Coordinates with City Fire and other departments regarding public health, fire and life safety issues. Conducts field/site visits when needed; inspects sites to identify potential construction difficulties due to existing items not reflected on construction plans. Recommends and assists in the implementation of goals and objectives; establishes schedules and methods for plan reviews and permit issuance; implements policies and procedures as directed by the Building Official. Evaluates operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommends improvements and modifications; prepares various reports on operations and activities. Reviews building plans to determine code compliance. Recommends changes in codes to resolve design and interpretation issues and to accommodate new materials and new design concepts; interprets provisions of the construction and zoning codes for architects, engineers, contractors, inspectors and building owners. Confers with architects, engineers, contractors and owners on proposed projects to resolve problems prior to submittal; conducts preliminary plan reviews of projects before they are formally submitted. Attends various project meetings to inform applicants of the City of Maricopa's building code requirements, policies, and procedures; serves as a skilled technical advisor. Prepares regularly scheduled reports. Answers questions and advises the public by telephone or at the counter concerning codes and plan check reports; advises building inspectors of unusual design, construction or installation problems. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree from accredited college or university with major course work in civil, structural, mechanical or electrical engineering, architecture or a related field; Four (4) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in building design and construction. ICC Certification as a Building Plans Examiner is required at time of hire. 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. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience in code administration and enforcement; Experience in commercial and residential plans examination; Full-time experience in commercial, industrial, governmental, or large-scale residential development; Previous public sector experience. OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS Must have and maintain a valid Arizona driver's license. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Federal, state, and local ordinances, regulations and codes. Skill in: Initiative and independent judgment; Operate a personal computer including job-related software applications (Microsoft office and Outlook) that apply to the work performed. Functional reasoning skills enabling the analysis of major problems that necessitate complex planning for interrelated activities that can span one or several work units. Situational reasoning skills allowing for the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and innovation in situations involving broader aspects of the organization. Ability to: Establish and maintain effective working relationships with citizens, business owners, city management and co-workers; Work patiently and tactfully with a diverse customer environment. Function in a major organizational unit requiring significant internal and external interaction. Operate, maneuver, and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials, commensurate with duties of the position. Schedule, coordinate, and manage various projects of varying degrees of difficulty, size and complexity.
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