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.
 

5 job(s) at City of Maricopa

City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Sep 25, 2019
Part Time
General Summary This is a non-benefited, part-time position, and is either less than 19 or 29 hours a week depending on the position. This position requires night and weekend shift availability. 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. 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 position is FLSA - Non-Exempt and is Part-Time. 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. Front Desk positions Assist with operations such as checking in guests. Acts as the frontline staff at the front desk and performs tasks such as answering phones, taking registrations and processing payments. Guides and counsels facility patrons/program participants on park/facility/program rules, care of equipment and acceptable conduct in a helpful, positive manner; assists patrons/program participants in providing information, direction, and education and responds to complaints, inquiries, and information requests. Sets up membership tours, take applications and process payments. Minimum and Preferred Entrance 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. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and First Aid Course certification required within the first 6 months of employment. Preferred Qualifications: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and First Aid Course; certification. Previous babysitting experience desired American Red Cross Babysitting Certificate desired Previous public sector experience Previous customer service experience Previous sales experience for Front Desk positions Previous babysitting experience desired for Child Watch positions Previous sports experience for Youth & Adult Sports positions Bilingual skills a plus. 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
Sep 24, 2019
Full Time
General Summary The principal function of an employee in this class is to perform technical accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, and account reconciliations. This employee will perform a variety of technical level accounting duties involving the recording of financial transactions involved in City funds, and technical work in the preparation and administration of the City's budget. This employee will maintain written policies and procedures for all accounting and financial functions within the City. 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. Records accounting activities and transactions, and prepares reconciliations; ensures accuracy and compliance with state, federal and local regulations and with generally accepted accounting principles. Reviews confidential personnel related reports. Assists with the calculation and processing of wages, overtime, deductions to ensure compliance with applicable regulations. Reviews assigned subsidiary ledgers to ensure that all transactions are accurately posted. Compiles information from departments in preparation of the City's operating and capital budgets. Assists in the preparation of a budget manual and related documents. Assist in the preparation of training materials. Assists in the assembling, organizing, reproduction of materials for presentations at budget workshops and seminars for City employees and City Council. Assist with the maintenance of accounting programs such as general ledger, payroll, accounts payable, fixes assets, capital projects, building permits, and sales tax reporting. Maintains databases, spreadsheets, tables, other data files. Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures. Provides support in preparing for the yearly financial and occasional single audits. Responds to internal/external requests and provide assistance where necessary. Provides supporting documentation for audits. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications MINIMUM ENTRANCE QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business Administration or related field. At least three (3) years of experience in performing accounting, budgeting or general ledger maintenance research and/or budgeting activities. Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Licenses or Certifications None Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: • Accounting principles, procedures, applications and budget preparation; • Basic mathematical principles; • Automated financial management software; • Research techniques and methods of report presentation; • Principles of policy formation and budget preparation; • Data entry techniques; Skill in: • Project management methods and techniques and time management principles; • Operation of personal computer and various software applications for word processing spreadsheets, graphic presentations, database management, etc. Ability to: • Interpret data and other information and make decisions in conformance with laws regulations and policies; • Work with a team; • Assume ownership of timely delivery of completed assigned tasks; • Manage and execute multiple tasks; • Challenge the status quo; • Maintain records and files; • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, supervisory personnel, state and local elected officials and the public; • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; • Respond appropriately to public inquiries and present a positive public image; • Perform detailed numerical computations; • Troubleshoot finance related problems by identifying possible solutions; Prepare, review and edit financial data.
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
Sep 10, 2019
Full Time
General Summary 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. This is the Intermediate level class in the Accounting Specialist series. Positions in this class are normally filled by advancement from the class of Accounting Specialist I or, when filled from the outside, require significant prior related work experience which allows the employee to meet the qualification standards for the I and II levels. Positions at this level facilitate and perform a variety of complex accounting functions in one or more of the following areas: general accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, purchasing and payroll. This position works with highly sensitive, confidential banking and employee information, along with budgets, and related accounting data. This position performs tasks that require strong logical understanding of system functionality using financial software systems under limited supervision. Essential Duties & Responsibilities • Provides excellent customer service to both internal and external customers, communicates with City staff, associate personnel, vendors, and the general public to establish and maintain effective working relationships. • Prepares, reviews, finalizes and monitors or follow up on a variety of accounts payable/receivable or payroll activities including requesting information from departments, updating and reconciling of data for report preparation. Receives, reviews, and verifies check requests/invoices and supporting documentation; Sorts, codes and match invoices, set invoices up for payment, enter and upload invoices into the City's financial management system. Prepares and performs check runs, and reconcile accounts payable/receivable transactions. Monitors accounts to ensure payments are up to date; research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues. Prepares information for State of Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax monthly filing. Reconciles vendor statements, researches and amends discrepancies. Maintains and oversees department's use of Accounts Receivable program. Maintains and oversees departments and vendors use of Accounts payable program. Prepares program expenditures for the budget process. Assists in annual 1099 forms preparation and distribution to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Corresponds with vendors and responds to inquiries Maintains vendor files. Provides supporting documentation for audits. Assists with payroll processing duties. Provides written and oral information to City staff concerning accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll inquiries. Communicates with City staff, associate personnel, vendors, and the general public to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Comprehends and makes inferences from a variety of written material Applies critical thinking to identify, create, propose, implement and measure continuous improvement activities. Prepares and processes journal entries as needed. Produces monthly reports; assists with month end closing. Completes special projects as assigned. Collects and tabulates data to assist supervisor with special projects. Performs other job-related duties as needed Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience A high school diploma (or GED equivalent) At least two (2) years of related accounts payable/receivable and/or payroll processing work experience. Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS Will be required to pass a Microsoft Office test with intermediate level of knowledge. Will be required to pass a typing test with 45 WPM. Must possess, or obtain upon employment, a valid Arizona driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS An Associate's Degree (or higher) in accounting, finance or related field and/or experience in the processing of accounts receivables. Three (3) years accounts receivable/payable and/or payroll processing experience. One (1) year of accounting experience with general ledger. Experience working with MUNIS or similar financial management system. Experience in government, municipal, or non-profit utilizing fund accounting. 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: Bookkeeping principles and practices Accounts payable/receivable and/or payroll processing Modern office procedures, methods, and equipment Basic mathematical principles Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations Automated financial accounting software Data entry techniques Skill in: Keyboarding Using computers and related software applications Operating standard office equipment Ability to: Perform basic mathematical calculations Maintain records and files Manage and execute multiple tasks Perform general ledger entries Provide customer service Compile data Prepare, maintain, and proofread a variety of financially related reports Review documentation to monitor compliance with applicable laws, codes, rules, and regulations Apply and explain applicable policies and/or procedures, laws, codes or regulations
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