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.

 

 

8 job(s) at City of Maricopa

City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
May 24, 2020
Seasonal
General Summary Positions allocable to this class report to a Recreation Services Specialist and/or a Recreation Coordinator and are responsible for following the directions to implement educational, cultural, athletic, and special event recreation and program activities. Recreation Service Lead employees must be able to follow the lead of the Recreation Leader, Recreation Services Specialist 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 RSL position is for the Special Events Division of Community Services. 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. 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. Ability to open and close recreation facilities, parks and Copper Sky Multi-Generational Center following the correct procedures. May act as Manager on Duty at opening and closing of a facility, park and/or at Sky Multi-Generational Center Ability to work the front desk such as answering phones, taking registrations and processing payments without assistance. Seeks assistance from other Recreation Aides, Recreation Lead, Recreation Services Specialist or Recreation Coordinator Ability and authority to issue credits and refunds if necessary. 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, parents and the public. Maintaining facilities and equipment. Make 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. Abides by City rules and regulations involved with activities of registration, publicity, City policies and safety. Ability to activate and execute the Emergency Action Plan. 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. Reconciles cash drawers with other Recreation staff. Incumbents in this class may be rotated or transferred to other facilities and/or assignments based on department or seasonal needs. Performing clerical work and other duties relating to job requirements. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience Must be eighteen (18) years of age. Be proficient in Active Net; or become proficient within three (3) months. Test will be given to check proficiency. Ability to lead staff and customers when the emergency plan is activated. Trained in opening and closing duties Trained and proficient in the cash handling procedures. Ability to give quality membership tours and make sales Write Accident and incident reports Ability to respond to customers as an acting Manager on Duty (M.O.D). Position requires working flexible hours and availability for weekend, evening and holiday work. Preferred Qualifications Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and First Aid Course; certification. American Red Cross Babysitting Certificate desired; Previous Public Sector Experience; Bilingual skills a plus. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Recreational activities Skill in: 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 Skill Ability to: Physical movement
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
May 15, 2020
Part Time
General Summary Primary duties involve monitoring activities at a City-operated swimming pool to prevent accidents and to rescue swimmers in danger of drowning. A Lifeguard cautions swimmers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards, maintains order in the pool and adjoining areas, and administers first aid. Other duties include: completing reports associated with accidents and incidents, sweeping pool decking, removing debris from the pool and adjoining areas, and giving general information on pool hours and general operation to pool patrons. A Lifeguard performs related duties as assigned. This classification has been designated as a non-classified, non-merit system, at-will position. Work is reviewed for results by observation. Employees in the seasonal classification work full or part-time seasonal (May through September 15th) schedules. This class is supervised by the Recreation Coordinator - Aquatics at the work site, and a Recreation Manager. This class is FLSA non-exempt (seasonal classification only). A LifeguradCourse and Certification is needed for this poisiton. To sign up for this course, or for more inforamtion, please visit: https://apm.activecommunities.com/cityofmaricoparec/Activity_Search/6188 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. Enforce the pool rules; Public relations with the pool's participants; Communicate problems and concerns with the Aquatics Coordinator; To keep physically fit and mentally alert and prepared to meet an emergency; To be familiar with, study, enforce, and use all the latest methods of safety procedures; Follow scheduled work hours; Stationed in a position where able to view the maximum activities; Maintain proper guarding techniques to ensure safety of users; Security of facility; Give guidance and assistance to Jr. Lifeguards; To participate in all in-service training programs; Determine/provide necessary Basic Lifesaving Support in an emergency situation; Maintains regular attendance and punctuality; Clean swimming pool area and other related areas; 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 Must be sixteen (16) years of age and possess Red Cross or Starfish Lifeguard training certificate and First Aid/CPR for the professional rescuer certifications. Must be able to work flexible hours and have availability for weekend, evening and holiday work. Licenses or Certifications Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and First Aid Course certifications Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Basic operation of a pool; Basic record keeping methods and procedures; Safety concerns associated with the care of the participants. Recreational activities. Skills required: Swim lessons and coaching techniques. Meet and deal tactfully and effectively with the public; Working with youth; Perform multiple duties simultaneously; Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; Establish and maintain effective working relationships; Customer Service Skills. Ability to: Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; Maintain a safe work environment; Perform duties while being tactful and courteous with children and adults participating in recreation activities; Communicate and use interpersonal skills to interact with coworkers, supervisors, the general public, etc. to sufficient exchange or convey information and to receive work direction; Work patiently and tactfully with a diverse customer environment.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Apr 24, 2020
Full Time
General Summary Essential Duties & Responsibilities Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications 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.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Apr 24, 2020
Full Time
General Summary This is the advanced level in the professional planning series. Incumbents perform highly specialized and complex planning functions and assist's the Planning and Zoning Manager lead direction. The work may include either advanced or current planning projects and requires considerable technical knowledge and independent judgment. This position will be opened until filled. First review of applications will be May 14, 2020. The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at hr@maricopa-az.gov . Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Essential Duties & Responsibilities The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Communicates with customers, clients, architects, builders, attorneys, contractors, engineers and the general public. Compiles information and makes recommendations on special studies and prepares planning reports. Prepares a variety of materials for use in Planning and Zoning Commission and/or City Council meetings; Organizes long term and complex assignments with responsibility for project development, establishing priorities, and time lines for overall completion. Assists with setting up for hearings and commission meetings. Reviews and monitors site plans, subdivision platting, design review and development applications for compliance with appropriate regulations, and prepare reports of recommendations. Collaborates with developers and stakeholders to reach agreement on acceptable design standards. Participates or manages special projects as needed/assigned. Creates and submits legal and hearing notices to local newspapers, post-meeting signs on subject properties, and distribute mailers within required time frames. Performs site inspections to ensure compliance with applicable development codes. Liaison with outside organization agencies as directed. Researches and prepares zoning code ordinances and general plan amendment studies for review. Participates in planning, organizing and coordinating aspects of the division function, including program planning, budgeting, setting priorities and scheduling projects; Insures the accuracy, completeness and timely submittal of reports and analysis prepared by staff planners to Planning and Zoning Commission and various boards. Assists in selecting, training, supervising and evaluating the work of journey level professional planners and other support personnel, as directed. Act as secretary to Planning and Zoning Commission, as directed. Keeps informed of current trends in planning, including legislation, court ruling and new techniques, undertakes studies and prepares reports and recommendations on anticipated needs and programs; Meets with project representatives, professionals, citizens and organizations to resolve specific technical problems related to the division's projects; Advises Planning and Zoning Manager on issues regarding land use policy, zoning transportation and other community issues; Provides assistance to the Planning and Zoning Manager. Other duties as assigned by the Planning and Zoning Manager. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning or a related field. Preferred Qualifications Four plus years of technical planning experience desired. Prior government, municipal or non-profit environment experience. 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 the Planning and Zoning Manager. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Principles and practices of urban planning. Principles of development plan review and approval and zoning enforcement. Methods and techniques of planning, zoning and subdivision design. Current literature, information sources and research techniques in the field of urban planning. Technology pertinent to the planning function. Applicable Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations governing zoning, land use, and environmental protection. Laws underlying general plans, zoning and land divisions. Principles and practice of program development and administration. Ensures cross-discipline communication with Building, Engineering, Transportation or other applicable divisions and departments. Ability to: Participate in the preparation of zoning and land use regulations and ordinance revisions. Review a variety of planning permits and development plans for conformance with applicable codes and ordinances. Perform site inspections to ensure compliance with codes. Prepare clear and concise administrative reports. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Complete multiple tasks assigned within a given timeframe. Use graphic information such as blueprints, layouts, base maps, or other visual aids Comprehend and make inferences from written material such as census data, surveys, previously done studies, or government document reports Learn laws underlying general plans, zoning and land divisions. Learn about current and trending practices in the field of urban planning Learn to analyze and compile technical and statistical information and prepare reports. Identify, coordinate and resolve a wide variety of interests in the development of land use policy. Interpret and apply Federal, State local policies, laws and regulations. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Participate in the management of a comprehensive planning program. Prepare and administer program budgets. Coach and train lower level staff as assigned by Planning and Zoning Manager, as directed. Participate in the development and administration of division goals, objectives and procedures.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Part Time
General Summary The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required, assigned, and expected commensurate with the administrative needs of the city. 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. General Summary 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 Front Desk Division Copper Sky Child Watch Division Copper Sky Aquatics Division Copper Sky Fitness Division Recreation Youth & Adult Sports Division Enrichment Programming Division Distinguishing Characteristics: The Recreation Aide II is distinguished from the Recreation Aide I by the former having more knowledge, experience, and independence. This position is not supervisory but may be expected to perform leadership activities as required. This position is FLSA - Non-Exempt and is Part-Time/Possibly Seasonal. 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. 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. Aquatics 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. Ability to stand outside and safely monitor the water slide Be alert and attentive to any situations taking place in a pool facility atmosphere. Child Watchpositions Assist with operations such as checking in children via the establishing child watch safety protocol. Communicate with the parents/guardians of program participants when the need arises. Completing required forms for each child placed in and removed from Child Watch. Answering the child watch phone. Fitness positions Clean and organize Fitness Area, which includes and not limited to machines, equipment, and floors Assist Personal Trainers and Instructors with, administrative duties, classes, and clients Youth Programs positions Provides a safe and fun environment in which both children and their parents feel comfortable during specific programs. Observing and actively participate in activities. Communicate with the lead and supervisor concerning cleaning supplies and program material needed. Maintaining facilities and equipment. Assisting lead by making needed equipment available and monitoring use. 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. 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 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.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
General Summary The principal role of an employee in this class is to perform professional accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, statistical analyses, and preparation of accounting schedules for the compilation of the City's comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). This employee will perform a variety of professional level accounting duties involving the accounting, recording and reporting of financial transactions for the City; review accounting records for accuracy; and prepare financial reports, statements and special financial analyses. The employee will be expected to coordinate the operations of the accounts receivable and/or payable and/or payroll functions of the city; assist in the overall process of preparing and administering the City's annual operating and capital budgets. The employee will be expected to prepare reports and related debt schedules for bond compliance, and inclusion in the CAFR. This position will be open 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. Coordinates the preparation of the schedule of expenditures of federal awards (SEFA), during the performance of the City's single audit by the external auditors. Serves as the liaison between the financial services division and the City's Business Systems Analyst in the development of roles and expansion of use of the City's financial management systems. Audits the functions of all cash collection points within the City. Manages organizational projects, respond to department inquiries and spearhead financial services activities or projects. Demonstrates initiative in meeting deadlines, working independently on accounting analyses, as well as identifying ways to improve processes within the financial services division. Works on the preparation and/or review and revision of an accounting manual for use by the financial services division and other City staff. Reviews accounting activities, transactions, and reconciliations; prepares adjusting journal entries to correct financial records; ensures accuracy and compliance with state, federal and local regulations and with generally accepted accounting principles. Responsible for the timely and accurate reporting of the City's financial position and results of operations while developing and ensuring compliance with City financial policies and procedures. Approves final documents and transactions; identifies discrepancies; initiates and/or implements corrective actions to resolve discrepancies and correct errors; and knowledgeable of grants and grant accounting. Supervises the activities of department staff to ensure compliance and implementation of various administrative functions and financial activities, to include scheduling, training, coaching, mentoring, evaluating work performance using written performance evaluations, hiring, and counseling staff to correct deficiencies and implement discipline procedures. Oversees with the compilation of the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and other financial reports; and ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations and audit requirements. Responds to questions and requests for information from employees, managers, and the general public; explains and interprets accounting policies, procedures and regulations; and resolves complaints and issues which cannot be addressed by subordinate staff. Expected to exercise considerable initiative and independence in managing the overall day-to-day activities of the financial services division. Prepares payments by verifying documentation and completing weekly Accounts Payable Check Run. Reviews confidential personnel related reports. Coordinates the preparation, distribution and reporting processes for payroll. Oversees the calculation of wages, overtime and deductions to ensure compliance with applicable regulations. Ensures that payments and government reports are disbursed accurately and on time. Establishes policies and procedures for payroll. Prepares, analyzes and maintains employee salary schedules, benefit cost, and tax cost information for use in budget development and reporting. Performs the costing of any employee group MOU agreements. Gathers, researches, analyzes and compiles information from departments in preparation of the City's operating and capital budgets. Assists in coordinating the information gathering and preparing budget instructions, budget and accounting manuals and related documents. Assists in the preparation of training materials and assists with training department and division budget liaisons. Advises City staff on financial issues, policies and procedures and assists in the maintaining of proper budgetary controls. Assists in the assembling, organizing and reproduction of materials for presentations at budget workshops and seminars for City employees and City Council. Prepares financial documentation for City Council, Auditor General and other state agencies for compliance with established regulations and procedures. Administers assigned accounting programs such as general ledger, payroll, accounts payable, fixes assets, capital projects, building permits, and sales tax reporting. Maintains databases, spreadsheets, tables and other data files. Works as part of the Finance team to improve methods, communication and customer satisfaction with other departments and the general public. Assists with grants management duties, assigned special programs and projects. Assists with quarterly grants reconciliation and maintaining up to date tracking of grant expenditures and revenues. Conducts research, analyzes and prepares financial reports for city departments. 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 Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business Administration or related field. Public sector experience preferred. At least four (4) years of experience in performing citywide/statewide governmental accounting, budgeting or general ledger maintenance, research and/or budgeting activities, or performing work at a senior accountant or higher level. Four (4) years previous experience coordinating a municipal budget, including the preparation, planning, reviewing requests and recommendations, preparing budget proposals, monitoring department budget execution, recommending budget adjustments and linking the City's strategic plan to the budget. Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to make comprehensive reports and keep accurate records, along with demonstrated competence in computer applications. Preferred Qualifications Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification, Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business Administration or related field. Public sector experience preferred. At least five (5) years of experience in performing citywide/statewide governmental accounting, research and/or budgeting activities, or performing work at a senior accountant or higher level. 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: Principles, practices and methods of municipal accounting principles, procedures, applications and budget preparation; Principles and practices of public administration and management; Research techniques and methods of report presentation; Principles of organization development personnel management, policy formation and budget preparation. Federal, county state, and local laws, codes and regulations applicable to governmental accounting. 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; Plan, organize and coordinate special projects, programs and events of a varied nature; Analyze and interpret statistical data and present findings in a clear and concise manner Analyze issues, independently formulate recommendations; 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. Create detailed reports on a timely basis.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Mar 09, 2020
Full Time
General Summary This posting is for someone who is already a Certified Police Officer. The attached AZPOST application must be notarized, and submitted with your application in order to be considered for any additional testing. Successful candidates in prescreening interview will be required to pass a Physical and Written exam through. See below for the testing requirements. Due to the high level of interest we are unable to respond to individual job applicants. Please read the application instructions ; only complete applications will be considered. The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Management's vision is "to be open, responsive and accountable while serving the public with integrity." Job Description The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required, assigned, and expected commensurate with the administrative needs of a City. This is a FLSA- Non-Exempt position. General Purpose The job of a Maricopa Police Officer is "To ensure safety and security for each person in our community through proactive, progressive and professional law enforcement services," and to adhere to the core values and code of ethics put forth by the Department. Performs general duty and investigative police work in the protection of life and property through crime prevention and the enforcement of laws and ordinances. The principal function of an employee in this class is to enforce state and local laws and ordinances, respond to calls for the protection of life and property, conduct criminal and non-criminal investigations, make arrests and to perform other assigned law enforcement and public safety duties. Duties normally consist of patrol and traffic activities in the city on an assigned shift. Officers may be delegated to assignments in specialized areas such as neighborhood services, community services, criminal investigations services, administration, or other assignment. Work is performed under the general direction of a supervising Sergeant. Considerable latitude is granted to the employee but work is subject to periodic performance audits and annual evaluations. The principal duties of this class are performed in both a general office environment and an outdoor environment that may include exposure to adverse weather conditions and to potential personal danger. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned. Enforces state and local laws and ordinances. Patrols assigned areas of the City in a car, bicycle, motorcycle, or on foot. Maintains community presence and/or responds to calls for service and takes appropriate action. Responds to calls related to the protection of life and property, traffic incidents, and other public safety emergencies. Responds to patrol calls which include domestic incidents, burglaries, juvenile disturbances, health and welfare assists, civil standby, business and residential alarms, thefts, traffic accidents, civil protection order/no contact order violations, bomb threats, hazardous material spills, and other public and life safety incidents. Determines the existence of probable cause and identifies and takes suspects and offenders into physical custody, or refers charges for review and prosecution. Prepares reports of arrests made, activities performed, and unusual incidents observed. Completes reports and other related documents in a timely manner. Conducts both preliminary and follow-up investigations and collects evidence in disturbances, criminal incidents, hazardous incidents, vehicle accidents, and deaths. Verbally interacts with witnesses and victims, suspects, and offenders to obtain information. Conducts examinations of persons, vehicles, premises, or areas to determine the presence of individuals or illegal activities or articles. Takes suspect or offender into custody and delivers them to appropriate confinement location, maintaining security and safety of individuals being moved from one location to another. Performs self-initiated patrol consisting of traffic stops, patrolling high crime areas of the City, warrant arrests, drug interdictions, DUI emphasis patrol, seat belt emphasis, juvenile drinking emphasis, and other relevant law enforcement activities. Coordinates and conducts detailed investigations of violent crimes, child abuse, property crimes, vice, gaming, and narcotics violations. Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City and Department policies and procedures. Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City's Safety Handbook. May serve in other specialized areas such as neighborhood services, community services, criminal investigations section, administrative services, or other assignment. Performs undercover surveillance activities. Develops and maintains good relationships with informants and contacts which may be helpful in criminal investigations. Prepares search and arrest warrants. Contacts and cooperates with other law enforcement and non-law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the apprehension of offenders and the investigation of offenses. Works rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Meet all minimum qualification of Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZ POST and successful completion of all minimum requirements of an AZ POST certified academy as designated by the Maricopa Police Department. AZ POST requirements: Applicants must be a United States citizen. At least 21 years of age by graduation from Police Academy. No upper age limit. Requires graduation from high school or GED. Undergo a complete Background Investigation that meets the standards of AZ POST. Undergo a complete medical examination that meets AZ POST standards. As outlined by AZ POST, vision is acceptable if it is 20/20 uncorrected or 20/20 or better corrected by glasses. If vision is uncorrected at 20/80 or better, and can be corrected to 20/20 by use of glasses or hard contacts, it is acceptable. If vision is uncorrected at 20/20, it must be corrected to 20/20 with soft contacts. An eye examination by an optometrist of the City's choice will be required prior to appointment. Radial keratotomy may be accepted once visual acuity is stabilized. Applicants may NOT have been convicted of a felony or any offense that would be a felony if committed in Arizona. Applicants must not be under any indictment for any felony in any state or jurisdiction. The applicant may not have been previously denied, revoked or have had their certification suspended. Applicants may not have been dishonorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces. Must possess an Arizona Class D Driver's License by hire date. No license or registration suspensions within the last 3 years from the date of application. Prior to appointment or attending an academy, an applicant shall meet the following minimum qualifications: Must not have illegally sold, produced, cultivated, or transported for sale marijuana; Not have illegally used marijuana for any purpose within the past three years; Not have illegally used marijuana other than for experimentation Must not have illegally sold, produced, cultivated, or transported for sale a dangerous drug or narcotic; Not have illegally used a dangerous drug or narcotic, other than marijuana, for any purpose within the past seven years; Not have illegally used a dangerous drug or narcotic other than for experimentation; Not have a pattern of abuse of prescription medication The illegal use of marijuana, or a dangerous drug or narcotic is presumed to be not for experimentation if: The use of marijuana exceeds a total of 20 times or exceeds 5 times since the age of 21 years and the use of any dangerous drug or narcotic, other than marijuana, in any combination exceeds a total of 5 times, or exceeds 1 time since the age of 21 years Due to the nature of the position, driving is required to perform the duties of a Police Officer. Factors which could prohibit a candidate from moving forward in the testing process include: Loss of license due to driving violation points and/or two Chargeable accidents within the previous 3 years. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Police methods, practices and procedures with ability to apply this knowledge to specific situations; Departmental rules and regulations and state and City laws and ability to enforce, interpret and explain the same; The geography of the City of Maricopa and established police beat; Crime patterns and trends in an assigned area; Conflict management techniques; Crime scene investigations and preservation of evidence; Techniques of interviewing and interrogations; Community service organizations and facilities; Skill in the use of firearms and operating a motor vehicle. Ability to: Analyze situations and adapt quickly, effective, and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances; Identify potential crime situations or traffic hazards and take preventive action; Understand and carry out oral and written instructions; deal courteously, but firmly, with the general public; Deal effectively with people having diverse social and economic backgrounds; Maintain composure and operation efficiency under high stress situations; Perform the physical requirements of a Police Officer; Learn how to utilize a computerized record system; Develop and use confidential information sources. **In order to be considered for you must complete and attach the following documents.** APPLICATION PROCESS If you meet the minimum qualifications as set forth AZ POST standards: Complete the following paperwork: AZ POST Statement of Personal History and Application for Certification form: http://www.maricopa-az.gov/web/humanresources-home/resource-center?download=1076:az-post-application Cover Letter Three (3) recent police reports that best demonstrate your abilities as an investigator and report writer. Please upload them in your application as extra attachments. NEXT STEPS The remaining steps occur after the documentation listed above is received: Pre-Background interview Maricopa PD Background Questionnaire Physical Aptitude Testing Passing scores for the Physical Aptitude Test are: Push-ups - 25 or more (no time limit); Sit ups - 29 or more (timed - 1 minute); 1.5 Mile Run - 15:00 minutes or less. Written Testing: Passing scores for the Aptitude tests are 70% and above per section and there are 4 sections; Arithmetic Reading Comprehension Grammar Incident Report Writing Oral Board interview Background investigation Polygraph examination Interview with the Chief of Police Psychological exam Medical examination Drug screen Lateral Officer can not be offered more than step 2 which is $53,764.34
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Feb 20, 2020
Full Time
General Summary The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required, assigned, and expected commensurate with the administrative needs of the city. This is an FLSA-non-exempt full-time position. This position is open until filled. The Engineering Inspector performs paraprofessional engineering work involving construction project coordination and management, plan and specification review, cost estimating, and complete inspection and documentation of construction activities for water, sewer, storm sewer, street lights, sidewalks, structures, grading, and drainage on private and public construction projects. The role of an Engineering Inspector in the City of Maricopa is to provide the best inspection services possible with an emphasis on excellent customer service. This means the inspector uses their knowledge of city codes and their inter-personal skills to the benefit of all that they contact during the course of their work. This expectation may require creative problem solving, out of the box thinking, and a positive attitude to have development projects move along the approval process in a timely and efficient manner while also ensuring that the minimum code standards are incorporated into the built environment as the code intends. 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 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. Performs inspection and documentation of construction activities for roadway pavement, water, sewer, storm water, street lights, sidewalks, structures, private utilities, and grading and drainage to ensure compliance with approved plans and specifications. Interprets, applies, and enforces the provisions of the City's Engineering Design Standards and Policies and other applicable federal, state, and local codes, laws, regulations, specifications, standards, policies, and procedures. Maintains and tracks project construction schedules and payments through project progress meetings with contractors, engineers, project owners, and others. Reviews engineering plans for constructability; analyzes problems associated with strict compliance of plans and specifications, and recommends alternate approaches; suggests corrections for defects and inadequacies and requires corrections to comply with applicable city ordinances and codes. Facilitates coordination of construction activities with other City departments, divisions, and sections, and with outside agencies. Maintains and tracks project budgets; documents time and material work for payment to contractors; reviews and approves quantities associated with payment applications for City projects. Meets with private utilities on a regular basis to determine routes and location of new facilities based on factors such as preservation of city pavements, traffic impacts, and aesthetics of above-ground equipment; coordinates joint-trench opportunities. Conducts site inspections of overhead and underground communications facilities to ensure outside plan facilities meet National Electric Safety Code (NESC) and City requirements. Coordinates and signs off on final walk-through of projects to verify all field conditions comply with specifications and standards; initiates letter of acceptance for release of Certificate of Occupancy when all work meets specifications and standards. Ensures all changes are correctly recorded on final as-built plans, such as location of water valves, manholes, waterlines, sewer lines, and other utilities. Prepares and maintains records of inspection activities, prepares reports, enters project data into a computerized tracking system and attends meetings; maintains detailed project files. Solves problems and disputes with contractors regarding quality of work, construction costs, or derivation from schedule. On an as needed basis, reviews private development plans, reports, and plats submitted by developers, landowners, and engineers for adequacy of application and conformance to City engineering ordinances and standards. On an as needed basis, prepares documents for plan review by identifying corrections and inadequacies, making comments, and requiring that all corrections meet the requirements of pertinent City codes. Recommends revisions/updates to the Engineering Design Standards and Policies Manual. Exhibits a service orientation towards customers and maintains productive working relationships. Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures. Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Performs inspection and documentation of construction activities for roadway pavement, water, sewer, storm water, street lights, sidewalks, structures, private utilities, and grading and drainage to ensure compliance with approved plans and specifications. Interprets, applies, and enforces the provisions of the City's Engineering Design Standards and Policies and other applicable federal, state, and local codes, laws, regulations, specifications, standards, policies, and procedures. Maintains and tracks project construction schedules and payments through project progress meetings with contractors, engineers, project owners, and others. Reviews engineering plans for constructability; analyzes problems associated with strict compliance of plans and specifications, and recommends alternate approaches; suggests corrections for defects and inadequacies and requires corrections to comply with applicable city ordinances and codes. Facilitates coordination of construction activities with other City departments, divisions, and sections, and with outside agencies. Maintains and tracks project budgets; documents time and material work for payment to contractors; reviews and approves quantities associated with payment applications for City projects. Meets with private utilities on a regular basis to determine routes and location of new facilities based on factors such as preservation of city pavements, traffic impacts, and esthetics of above-ground equipment; coordinates joint-trench opportunities. Conducts site inspections of overhead and underground communications facilities to ensure outside plan facilities meet National Electric Safety Code (NESC) and City requirements. Coordinates and signs off on final walk-through of projects to verify all field conditions comply with specifications and standards; initiates letter of acceptance for release of Certificate of Occupancy when all work meets specifications and standards. Ensures all changes are correctly recorded on final as-built plans, such as location of water valves, manholes, waterlines, sewer lines, and other utilities. Prepares and maintains records of inspection activities, prepares reports, enters project data into a computerized tracking system and attends meetings; maintains detailed project files. Solves problems and disputes with contractors regarding quality of work, construction costs, or derivation from schedule. On an as needed basis, reviews private development plans, reports, and plats submitted by developers, landowners, and engineers for adequacy of application and conformance to City engineering ordinances and standards. On an as needed basis, prepares documents for plan review by identifying corrections and inadequacies, making comments, and requiring that all corrections meet the requirements of pertinent City codes. Recommends revisions/updates to the Engineering Design Standards and Policies Manual. Exhibits a service orientation towards customers and maintains productive working relationships. Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures. Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience High school diploma or GED equivalency Minimum of five (5) years of experience in construction project coordination or inspection or related field Must have valid Arizona driver's license Preferred Qualifications Associates degree or higher in construction management, engineering, or a related field America Concrete Inspection Certification Arizona Technical Testing Institute Certification National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) Certification America Public Works Association (APWA) Certification 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 Skills Required: Work requires initiative and independent judgment Knowledge of project management techniques and practices Plan and specification review and interpretation Budget development and management Current construction methods, surveying techniques, and materials acceptance testing Inspection, enforcement, and review of City, MAG and other applicable codes and specifications as applied to construction sites Standard practices and procedures for field inspections Safety requirements on construction sites and traffic safety procedures Operation of a personal computer including job-related software applications that apply to the work performed High ethical standards, active participation in teamwork, strong safety principles and awareness Ability To: Assign, coordinate, supervise, and evaluate contractor work; negotiate with contractors to resolve disputes Monitor projects from design through completion Develop, maintain, and monitor project budgets Work in a consensus management environment Work patiently and tactfully with a diverse customer environment Perform basic mathematical calculations Review and approve quantities associated with payment applications for City and Federal funded projects Relate plans, diagrams, and blueprints to projects in various stages of construction and completion Performance Aptitudes Physical Demands : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee will be required to sit and talk or hear, regularly required to use hands and feet to operate tools and controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee will be required to walk, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and may frequently lift and or move up to 100 pounds. Project Management : Tasks require the ability to schedule, coordinate, and manage various projects of varying degrees of difficulty, size and complexity. Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials : Tasks require the ability to operate, maneuver, and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials, commensurate with duties of the position. Social and Interpersonal Communication Skills : Position requires professional social and interpersonal communication skills, requiring significant internal and external interaction. Reasoning : Position requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness, and innovation in situations involving evaluation of information. Work Environment : While performing the duties of this position, the employee occasionally works near moving, mechanical parts and in the outside weather conditions. The employee will be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes, or airborne particles and vibration. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change.