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.

11 job(s) at City of Maricopa

City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
May 21, 2019
Full Time
General Summary * The first review date for this position will be on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. * This position will not start until July 1, 2019 . 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. The fundamental reason this classification exists is to provide skilled professional recreation programming in a specialist field, or at a major facility. Recreation Services Specialist assignments include programming at parks, facilities and school sites, providing programming in various specialty fields depending on the assignment. The Recreation Services Specialist works under the general direction of a Recreation Coordinator. Directly supervises part-time support employees, contract workers, and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Work is performed independently under the general review of a Recreation Coordinator. This position is FLSA non-exempt and full-time. Youth and Adult Sports Assignment: Organizing and conducting Adult and Youth sports programs; training sports officials in a variety of adult sports programs; scheduling umpire/officials based on league requirements; documenting and evaluating the work of the umpires/officials; training umpires/officials; maintaining team standings; distributing equipment and safety supplies; planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating special events to recruit for teams and players; organizing and coordinating plaques and t-shirts design; purchasing the equipment needed by umpires/officials, such as: City of Maricopa shirts, hats, and rulebooks (example: American Softball Association [ASA], National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association [NIRSA], etc.) and ordering; working in cooperation with a Recreation Coordinator to schedule and rent City sports facilities; and facility supervision for youth an adult sports leagues (example: soccer, softball, kickball, indoor volleyball, basketball and flag football). Requires proficiency in Active Net or other related recreation systems. Essential Duties & Responsibilities 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. Leads with the development, implementation and evaluation of various recreational programs and activities; leads and monitors program participants, subordinates and volunteers. Guides and counsels park and facility patrons/program participants on facility/park/program rules, care of equipment and acceptable conduct in a helpful, positive manner; assists park patrons/program participants in providing information, direction, and education and responds to complaints, inquiries, and information requests. Trains subordinates working with various recreation activities, including volunteers. Writes reports, i.e. completes daily attendance, accident/incident reports. Maintains financial and activity records. Operates audiovisual equipment in support of recreation activities. Meets program standards and objectives as outlined by supervisors. Operates a motor vehicle requiring a standard Arizona Driver's License to travel to various work sites to perform assigned tasks based on department or seasonal needs, transport equipment, supplies, participants and materials. Inspects and maintains recreation equipment and supply for proper working order, cleanliness and safety. Assists with day-to-day housekeeping duties. Learns City rules and regulations involved with activities of registration, publicity, City policies and safety. Performs cash handling procedures as needed, such as collecting fees for programs, services, or commodities and maintaining related records, opening and closing register, documenting overages and shortages, preparing deposits for review, transport deposits, and taking advance registration or reservations for facility use. Organizes and develops publicity brochures and materials to promote interest in department activities. Works in cooperation with City staff to manage and schedule City facilities and rentals. Incumbents in this class may be rotated or transferred to other facilities and/or assignments based on department or seasonal needs. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma, or GED and one (1) to three (3) years' experience in one or more in the following recreation areas: events, programming, front desk, providing memberships, fitness, youth/adult sports, senior programming, aquatics and/or adaptive recreation. Position requires working evenings, weekends and some holidays. PERFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Associates or Bachelor's degree in Parks and Recreation or related field. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and First Aid Course certifications; Knowledge and understanding of current Parks and Recreation principles and trends; Private Sector experience. 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. Licenses or Certifications Possession of (or ability to obtain within 1 month of hire) an Arizona Operator's driver license Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Knowledge of Active Net recreation software system or other recreation software system in facility/field reservations and program registration. Microsoft Windows Office products Development, implementation and evaluation of various recreation programs. Skills In: Meet and deal tactfully and effectively with the public; Perform simple mathematical calculations and perform multiple duties simultaneously; Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
May 15, 2019
Full Time
General Summary * This position will have a first review of Tuesday, May 28th. * This position will not start until after July 1, 2019 . The Administrative Assistant for Community Services provides clerical, administrative and fiscal support to the daily operations of assigned department. Provides administrative support in developing and monitoring budgets and fiscal activities. Provides responsible administrative assistance to management personnel. Essential Duties & Responsibilities 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 classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Provides administrative support to the daily operation of assigned department. Performs a wide variety of clerical, secretarial and word processing duties. Responds to requests for information from supervisory staff or public. Performs various organizational services. Organizes meetings, schedules and hosts events and arranges catering as needed. Coordinates events with other departments as necessary. Provides staff support such as registering staff members for conferences, renews professional memberships and makes travel arrangements. Maintains customer contact portals. Produces and uploads articles and calendar submissions for City website. Prepares correspondence and PowerPoint presentations. Ensures all documents and PowerPoint presentations are branded correctly. Researches, prepares and completes special projects. Assumes responsibility for the operational activities of an assigned project or program including the administration of programs, goals and objectives. Tracks and summarizes department project and program expenditures. Prepares varied reports and graphics with programs and projects and develops data and report systems to analyze program effectiveness and progress. Works with suppliers and vendors. Corrects misapplied charges and disperses funds for payments. Researches and verifies funds available for a variety of financial activities within an assigned department. Analyzes information from various sources on a variety of topics related to assigned program and prepares reports. Distributes administrative, narrative and statistical reports. Monitors contracts to ensure timely completion and accurate payment schedules. Maintains inventory reports for assigned departments. Performs related work as required. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience A high school diploma (or GED equivalent) At least two (2) years of related work experience Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities Licenses or Certifications Some positions require possession of a valid Arizona driver's license. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Online City database software and Microsoft Office computer programs Budget research, and tracking City policy and procedures Purchasing policies and procedures City Permit system Skill in: Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature Verbal and written communication Data entry and filing Modern office systems and procedures Problem solving Planning and organization Time management Ability to: Communicate effectively with the public and city employees Meet schedules and deadlines of the work Follow oral and written instructions
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
May 15, 2019
Full Time
General Summary * This position will have a first review date of Tuesday, May 28th. * This position will not start until after July 1, 2019. 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. The fundamental reason this classification exists is to provide skilled professional recreation programming in a specialist field, or at a major facility. Recreation Services Specialist assignments include programming at parks, facilities and school sites, providing programming in various specialty fields depending on the assignment. The Recreation Services Specialist works under the general direction of a Recreation Coordinator. Directly supervises part-time support employees, contract workers, and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Work is performed independently under the general review of a Recreation Coordinator. This position is FLSA non-exempt and full-time. Membership/Front Desk Assignment: This position supervises part-time membership, facility attendants and front desk staff for the city of Maricopa. This requires training of the part time staff in customer service, Active Net, general recreation division knowledge and membership processing and sales. Oversee the daily operations of the Front Desk and coordinate with other departments with in the facility to aide in the operation of the facility as a whole. This includes hiring, training, scheduling, monthly membership promotions and evaluation of Front Desk/Customer Service staff. Facilitating the reservation process for the City's meeting rooms and ramadas. Requires proficiency in Active Net or other related recreation systems. Essential Duties & Responsibilities 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. Leads with the development, implementation and evaluation of various recreational programs and activities; leads and monitors program participants, subordinates and volunteers. Guides and counsels park and facility patrons/program participants on facility/park/program rules, care of equipment and acceptable conduct in a helpful, positive manner; assists park patrons/program participants in providing information, direction, and education and responds to complaints, inquiries, and information requests. Trains subordinates working with various recreation activities, including volunteers. Writes reports, i.e. completes daily attendance, accident/incident reports. Maintains financial and activity records. Operates audiovisual equipment in support of recreation activities. Meets program standards and objectives as outlined by supervisors. Operates a motor vehicle requiring a standard Arizona Driver's License to travel to various work sites to perform assigned tasks based on department or seasonal needs, transport equipment, supplies, participants and materials. Inspects and maintains recreation equipment and supply for proper working order, cleanliness and safety. Assists with day-to-day housekeeping duties. Learns City rules and regulations involved with activities of registration, publicity, City policies and safety. Performs cash handling procedures as needed, such as collecting fees for programs, services, or commodities and maintaining related records, opening and closing register, documenting overages and shortages, preparing deposits for review, transport deposits, and taking advance registration or reservations for facility use. Organizes and develops publicity brochures and materials to promote interest in department activities. Works in cooperation with City staff to manage and schedule City facilities and rentals. Incumbents in this class may be rotated or transferred to other facilities and/or assignments based on department or seasonal needs. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma, or GED and one (1) to three (3) years' experience in one or more in the following recreation areas: events, programming, front desk, providing memberships, fitness, youth/adult sports, senior programming, aquatics and/or adaptive recreation. Position requires working evenings, weekends and some holidays. PERFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Associates or Bachelor's degree in Parks and Recreation or related field. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and First Aid Course certifications; Knowledge and understanding of current Parks and Recreation principles and trends; Private Sector experience. 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. Licenses or Certifications Possession of (or ability to obtain within 1 month of hire) an Arizona Operator's driver license Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Knowledge of Active Net recreation software system or other recreation software system in facility/field reservations and program registration. Microsoft Windows Office products Development, implementation and evaluation of various recreation programs. Skills In: Meet and deal tactfully and effectively with the public; Perform simple mathematical calculations and perform multiple duties simultaneously; Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
May 14, 2019
Full Time
General Summary This position is for a person already in a Public Safety Communications Dispatcher role. The first review date will be Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 at 5 pm. Please submit your application no later than this date and time. Employees in this classification are responsible for receiving, evaluating, and dispatching calls from the public concerning crimes, questions about City services, police policies, civil matters, fires, and medical emergencies within the City of Maricopa. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Questions callers to quickly and accurately determine their location and nature of their problem to determine the type of response needed. Appeases and effectively extracts information from citizens under stress. Interprets telephone or radio call and whether a police officer should be dispatched to the scene within the first few seconds of conversation to determine as to whether or not it is an emergency or non-emergency. Provides location information from maps, applying knowledge of streets, highway systems, and geography to provide appropriate and timely assistance. Detects unclear or unusual sounds on the phone or over the radio which may indicate a request for help. Records information received by typing accurately, while also communicating verbally and receiving new information. Makes sound decisions and quickly reacts positively under stressful conditions. Logs information received and/or transmitted using computer terminals to input, query information, send teletypes, and communication via TTY as needed. Remembers details and procedures and applies such instantaneously in an emergency situation. Verifies warrants and interprets data returned to the terminal. Notifies Fire dispatch of medical emergencies, such as attempted suicides, drownings, serious injury accidents, etc. Dispatches calls to proper emergency/police units on the main police channel, police information channel, or the major incident restricted channel and enters appropriate information into a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system. Receives coded information requesting Police investigation from the 9-1-1 Section and dispatches to responsible field unit. Prioritizes calls, monitors channels during critical incidents, determines appropriate officers to respond, and dispatches information to appropriate personnel. Maintains constant awareness of the status of mobile units and updates this information as it changes. Work is performed in the City of Maricopa Police Department Public Safety Communications Building under conditions requiring close contact with other employees, often during stressful situations. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience A high school diploma (or GED equivalent) Any combination of training, education, or experience equivalent one to three (1 - 3) years experience in public contact or customer service experience which may involve the operation of a multi-line phone system or radio communication system. Dispatching police services at a Primary Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) also known as a 9-1-1 Center or for a fire department at a Secondary PSAP within the last five years. Experience with computer data entry and/or dealing with emergency traffic. Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Bilingual speaking skills are desirable . OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS Because of the confidential, sensitive nature of the information handled, successful completion of a background investigation and polygraph is required. Candidates given a conditional job offer will be required to pass pre-employment alcohol/drug test. Must be able to work a shift - The dispatch unit works 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays. New hires will be placed in a trainee classification, until classroom and on-the-job phone training is successfully completed. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Basic telephone etiquette Public relations techniques State statutes relating to criminal codes and traffic laws, Police Department Operations Orders, and Maricopa City Codes Departmental policies, procedures, and general orders Community resources available to citizen callers Skill in: Communicating clearly, concisely, and effectively both orally and in writing. Effective decision-making and problem solving with a limited amount of information in crisis/emergency situations. Using computer/keyboard devices to retrieve and enter information Ability to: Speak with a clear, well-modulated voice in English by phone and radio dispatching equipment while tactfully communicating with highly emotional callers; Maintain emotional control, remember details, and work effectively during emergencies, crisis situations, heavy workloads, or extremely stressful conditions; Handle negative comments and feedback from the public; Cope with emotionally tense situations; Remember details and make decisions under stressful conditions; Shut out extraneous information from the work environment, while selectively listening to information recognized as crucial; Learn the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) formats and commands as they pertain to Public Safety Communication Operators; Learn the radio and case disposition codes; Learn Maricopa city streets, their numbering sequences, and City boundary limits Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Police Department employees, supervisors, other police and Fire personnel, and citizens.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
May 14, 2019
Full Time
General Summary * This position will have a first review of Wednesday, May 29th at 5pm. * This position will not be filled until July 1st, 2019. The fundamental reason this classification exists is to provide skilled professional recreation programming in a specialist field, or for a major facility. Recreation Coordinator assignments include new programming at park and school sites, providing citywide programming in a specialty field such as seniors, sports, camps, special events, dance, drama, music, arts and crafts, and enrichment courses. The Recreation Coordinator works under the general direction of the Recreation Manager. Directly supervises full and part time support employees, contract workers, and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Proficiency in ActiveNet or other related programs required. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Assists in the management of the day-to-day operations, financial objectives and marketing of recreation programs and collection of program fees. Supervises and coordinates the activities of the support staff including training, schedules trainings before each season. Performs evaluations after each season and sport. Performs research, analyzes findings and develops innovative recreation programs; monitors and evaluates program outcomes for sustainability. Communicates with staff and other program and operation areas regarding program. Assists in planning the department budget, program and facility cost estimates and provides budgetary oversight. Administers, justifies and monitors budgets for related work areas. Determines current and future needs for equipment and programs. Evaluates fees and programs for adult and youth programs for all skills and abilities on a yearly basis. Recruits contracted service providers who are responsible for a variety of recreation programs and vendor services. Monitors the purchase, use and care of facilities and program equipment. Develops and implements systems to improve services and processes. Assists in performing onsite program inspections as well as onsite evaluation to ensure compliance with City of Maricopa program and safety policies and procedures. Coordinates activities with other departments, outside agencies and organizations and performs duties that originate in the Community Services Department. Develops yearly program calendar for area of responsibility. Interprets and enforces department policies, procedures, and regulations. Coordinates activities with other departments, outside agencies and organizations and performs duties that originate in the Community Services Department. Acts as liaison to community groups, commissions and agencies. Creates and makes presentations to City Committees, City Council, community groups, and other agencies Performs related work as required Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Recreation, Sports Management, or a related field At least three (3) years of related work experience in the recreation field, with one (1) year supervisory experience. Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities Licenses or Certifications Possession of, or ability to obtain within 60 days: A valid Arizona driver's license Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification First Aid certification Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Current parks and recreation principles and trends Social media marketing and graphic design Contract administration OSHA/ADOSH standards related to parks, recreation and facility management Programming requirements Federal, state, county, and local laws, codes and ordinances Computerized enrollment systems and financial databases Skill in: • Resource management • Coordination and scheduling • Creativity • Customer Service • Organization and time management • Verbal and written communication • Research Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature Ability to: • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, commission members, City Officials including City Council and City Manager and the general public • Meet schedules and deadlines of the work • Develop preventative maintenance programs • Follow oral and written instructions • Recruit volunteer staff • Forecast program costs • Speak to groups • Develop marketing plan for events Follow proper cash handling procedures
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Apr 29, 2019
Full Time
General Summary This position will remain open until filled. The primary function of this employee is to oversee daily operations and budget execution for the City of Maricopa Express Transit (COMET) system. This incumbent of this position ensures full compliance with all Federal, State and Local regulations. The incumbent provides effective administration of the transit budget in providing various modes of transit service to the general population. In addition, the incumbent plans, prepares and budgets for needed improvements to the city transit system. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Coordinates needed transit services with Demand Response (dial-a ride) and Route Deviation Service (fixed-route) Works with the contract provider on a daily basis to ensure effective scheduling, dispatch and driver support Meets with contract provider as needed to ensure effective daily transit operations, or to plan and execute needed system improvements Receives invoices from the contract provider and merchants and prepares monthly reimbursement requests for submission to Arizona Department Of Transportation. Assists the Finance Department in accounting reconciliation related to transit Works with Planning and Engineering staff to develop long range transit plans, new needed bus stops and bus pull outs Monitors condition of transit vehicle fleet and budgets for replacement of vehicles and addition of new vehicles to increase the fleet Analyzes transit demand and develops annual operating, administration and capital budget to ensure effective transit service for the entire budget cycle Tracks mileage and condition of existing transit vehicle fleet and ensures Preventative Maintenance is conducted and documented at proper intervals, as required by the FTA and ADOT Ensures compliance with Title VI Civil Rights, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise and Limited English Proficiency requirements. Ensures effective execution of the transit budget by monitoring spending trends and initiating corrective action to ensure operations, administration Develops advertising media to promote the City Of Maricopa Express Transit system Develops and updates COMET brochures to include all necessary information regarding the use of all modes of transit Develops information for use on the city website and other electronic media to help the public use the COMET Conducts periodic presentations to City Manager, City Council, citizen committees, citizen groups, regional agencies and Indian Communities. Participates in the development and implementation of assigned division goals and objectives, and the implementation of policies and procedures Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows city-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City's Safety Handbook. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field Two years' experience in transit, transportation, project management or public works Valid Arizona Driver's License with acceptable driving record Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Previous municipal, county or state finance and budgeting experience Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Leadership principles, team skills, and communicative techniques Methods, principals, procedures, objectives and standard practices of transit planning Principles and practices involved in administering a transit system, including industry standards Transit as it relates to Multimodal Transportation Federal, State, County, City and other applicable statutes, standards and codes concerning transit Municipal administration, project management, budgeting and financial administration Contract negotiation and administration Budget procedures and processes Federal OSHA, State and County regulations and city policies regarding risk management and safe work practices Ability to: Supervise, organize and evaluate the work of contractors providing transit operations support Follow and generate written and oral instructions Read and interpret legal, technical, regulatory, operational documents and manuals and blueprints, diagrams and sketches as they relate to transit Conduct research, analyze findings, evaluate programs and make recommendations; monitor contracts and agreements in transit area of responsibility Perform and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously Prepare and present oral and written reports and maintain performance and activity records, logs, compliance documents, and develop and maintain information files and databases according to document retention requirements Prepare public transit surveys, develop methods of distribution and develop methods of collecting information and analyzing results to discern trends Analyze standards and regulations and define impact on the city and on passenger service Respond to citizen and news media requests in a courteous and effective manner Monitor spending levels and reconcile budgets Operate a personal computer and related software and demonstrate proficiency to prepare Purchase Requests, Spreadsheets, email and timesheets Communicate effectively and establish and maintain working relationships with other city departments, the public, the news media, regional and local stakeholders, other employees, regulatory agencies and affected groups
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Apr 29, 2019
Full Time
General Summary This position will stay open until filled. Plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates the programs and activities of the Information Technology Division; manages projects and day to day work; develops and administers the division budget; facilitates the Information Technology governance process for technology project submission, selection, and implementation; provides technological support for a variety of business and operational processes to City departments; performs a variety of professional and technical duties including the design, development, testing, implementation, maintenance, administration and support of the technology infrastructure; provides tier 3 technical assistance and training to IT support personnel and City users; manages vendor contracts and works with vendors to resolve hardware and software issues; provides direct administrative and technical support to the Director of Administrative Services; performs related work as required. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Furnishes leadership and direction in the development of short and long range IT plans. Manages and oversees assigned operations to achieve goals within available resources; plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments; trains, encourages and evaluates assigned staff; reviews progress and directs changes as needed. Develops project plans, defines project scope and timeline, identifies potential risks, develops contingency plans, provides cost estimates, identifies resource needs, tracks project progress, reviews milestones, resolves issues and conflicts, monitors and manages change, and prepares and presents status reports to management. Actively communicates with City staff on technology related topics such security risks and requirements; updates on project and work order status; policies and procedures; equipment upgrade schedules etc. Works with technology staff and outside contractors to develop and provide technology tools to automate or streamline business processes. Develops and monitors Citywide security programs. Tracks and documents software product licensing agreements; negotiates and manages contracts and services with vendors. Creates and executes a plan for equipment and software upgrades and replacements. Creates, changes, implements, and manages written IT policies and procedures to establish and maintain excellent standards of performance. Prepares schedules, and expedites workflow; studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of IT operations within the City. Coordinates the IT Steering Committee to make global decisions on priorities. Outlines system, database, and security requirements for information technology systems. Works with Purchasing to prepare and solicit requests for proposals for hardware and software solutions. Assists staff to diagnose and solve computer equipment problems. Oversees the implementation and maintenance of organization-wide data and voice communication systems. Assists in training staff in the use of computer hardware and software. Develops and maintains technical expertise in assigned areas including awareness of current hardware, software, laws, regulations, and rules. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in computer science, information technology, management information services or a closely related field, a, or related field; and Eight (8) years of increasingly responsible infrastructure and enterprise applications management experience in an IT environment consisting of multiple platforms, large-scale applications with multiple operating systems with a minimum three (3) years of supervisory or project leader IT Manager experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA), Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE), VMware Certified Professional (VCP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications are highly desirable. Licenses or Certifications Possession of (or ability to obtain within 1 month of hire) a standard driver license Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Principles and practices of advanced project management. Principles and practices of computer/information technology systems. Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment review and evaluation, discipline, and training. Principles and practices associated with managing a technology support team and help desk. Principles and practices of system application development, maintenance, and support. Principles and practices of complex network, telecommunications, and other infrastructure services. Principles and practices of organizational analysis and management. Budgeting procedures and techniques. Modern office procedures and computer equipment. Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Skill in: Verbal and written communication and presentation Research and information gathering Statistical analysis Problem solving and reasoning Project management Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature. Ability to: Plan, organize, supervise, and evaluate the activities of the Information Technology Division. Respond appropriately, effectively and promptly to the needs of internal and external customers using principles of good customer service. On a continuous basis, analyze budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff. Understand laws, regulations, and codes, resolve department related issues, cite various rules and procedures, and explain and interpret policy. Select, train, motivate, and evaluate staff. Determine appropriate technology applications and support to City-wide processes and operations. Perform the most complex and/or politically sensitive work of the division and utilize discretion in the handling and disclosure of confidential information. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion. Interpret and apply City and department policies, procedures, rules, and regulations. Troubleshoot complex technical problems; develop and implement complex technical solutions on multiple hardware and software platforms. Communicate effectively and explain software usage to computer users of all skill levels. Train and instruct others in work procedures. Exercise sound independent judgment within established guidelines. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Apr 29, 2019
Full Time
General Summary Salary being offered: $40,000.00 - $48,000.00 (appointment generally made at the minimum salary range, depending on qualifications) Plus excellent benefit package Maximum Salary for this classification is $48,000.00. Open until Filled 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. This is the full journey level class in the Payroll Specialist series. Positions in this class are normally filled by advancement from the class of Accounting Specialist II or, when filled from the outside, require significant prior related work experience which allows the employee to meet the qualification standards for the II and III levels. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed and the complexity of duties assigned. This position is required to be fully trained in all procedures to perform the most difficult and responsible multifaceted accounting functions in payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable and general accounting under minimal supervision. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Assists with training on Munis, new City policies, procedures, and system updates. Receives and reviews payroll records ensuring compliance with City policies, procedures, and regulations; enters payroll into system as assigned; processes, calculates, and posts a variety of payroll actions including wage garnishments, benefits withholding, overtime hours, and workers' compensation claims; prepares, balances, and corrects payroll reports. Explores efficiencies of Munis. Interconnects with vendors, associate personnel, City staff, and the general public to create and preserve effective working relationships. Resolves accounting errors and discrepancies. Processes and reconciles journal entries; maintains general ledger. Calculates and ensures timely remittance of all applicable withholding liabilities for City employees including federal, FICA, state taxes, pension contributions, etc. Prepares quarterly and annual tax reports. Develops, implements and evaluates processes for accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll. Reconciles annual reports for W-2 processing, assessment of W-2's for accuracy and adherence to federal and state guidelines. Responds to internal/external requests for information and assistance; and provides information regarding applicable policies. Assists in accomplishing departmental goals. Produces monthly reports; assists with month end closing. Provides supporting documentation for audits. Establishes and maintains complete files and records. Assists with the preparation of payroll projections including costing of payroll related MOUs. Performs various analyses. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications At least two years of relevant college-level coursework or an Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in business administration or accounting, and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience directly related to payroll processing. Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Principles and practices of payroll processing Basic mathematical concepts Basic governmental accounting practices Computer software specific to payroll processing, spreadsheets, and database applications Customer service principles Applicable laws, rules, regulations, and procedures related to payroll processing Skill in: Tabulating, recording and balancing transactions Analysis of financial data, reconciliation of accounts and report preparation Maintenance of payroll records Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with supervisors and co-workers; communicating clearly and concisely Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature Ability to: Maintain confidentiality Interpret and apply payroll-related Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Mathematically calculate payroll information Make recommendations for improvements to payroll procedures Ensure regulatory compliance of payroll system with all applicable governmental agencies' guidelines, policies and procedures Respond to payroll-related inquiries from City departments, employees, and outside agencies Prioritize tasks in order to meet the schedules and deadlines of the work Follow oral and written instructions
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Apr 23, 2019
Seasonal
General Summary This position is for a Water Safety Instructor, they are part of oursummer seasonal staff. This position will close on Friday, May 31st at 5pm. Due to the high level of interest, we are unable to respond to individual job applicants. 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. The primary function of this position is to support daily program operations, set up site and equipment, assist in scheduling and conducting activities, teach and coach various swim classes, perform customer service, and compile simple reports. Incumbents are part-time employees (seasonal). Essential Duties & Responsibilities Enforce the pool rules; Plans, develops, organizes, and instructs aquatics programs and activities; 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 WSI Aides; 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; All other duties as assigned Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience Must have a valid lifeguard certification, or in the process of being certified. Must be sixteen (16) years of age. 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. Licenses or Certifications Red Cross or Starfish Lifeguard training certificate Water Safety Instructor Certificate First Aid/CPR for the professional rescuer certifications. OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS Six (6) months to a yearlifeguardingor instructing aquatic programs is preferred. Previous public sector experience is preferred. 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: Basic operation of a pool; Basic record keeping methods and procedures; Safety concerns associated with the care of the participants. 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; Teach individuals of a variety of age groups swim programs and classes.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Feb 07, 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
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Dec 21, 2018
Part Time
General Summary Positionavailable that Specialize in Senior/Adult/Youth Fitness Programs $25.00 to $30.00 per class depending on experience. The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Management's vision is "to be open, responsive and accountable while serving the public with integrity." The Group Exercise Instructor conducts the training/exercises of various programs relating to the health, safety, and fitness of the members of public. The first review of candidates will be when a sufficient number of applications have been received. 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. Setting up and breaking down class being taught Enforcing the Group Exercise Guidelines and Policies Teaching each class to format standard Offering excellent customer service to all members Available to sub classes for other instructors May be assigned for Personal Training or Fitness Floor Rec Aide duties as necessary Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience This position requires the applicant to be eighteen (18) years or older. Certified Group Exercise Instructor in a format they are teaching CPR, First Aide, & AED PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS CPR, First Aide, & AED Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Area of expertise City of Maricopa Policies and Procedures 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 Skills Ability to: Physical movement Be able to lift minimum 25lbs