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
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
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Feb 14, 2019
Part Time
General Summary The first review of candidates will be on March 23, 2019, or when a sufficient number of applications have been received. 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 participate in and provide lead supervision for Lifeguards; monitoring activities at a City-operated swimming pool.This includes daily program operations, set up site and equipment, assist in scheduling and conducting activities, perform customer service, and compile simple reports. 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. Continuing review of Lifeguard activity; Directing the correction of improper practices; Checking the pool, decking, diving boards, locker rooms, and pool equipment for possible safety hazards or needed repairs; and coordinating the maintenance and repair of pool facilities. Checking the chemical content of pool water and making or requesting changes in chemical additives, as well as supervising the cleaning of the pool and surrounding areas. Investigating complaints regarding Lifeguard activities and assisting in their resolution, providing information on operation of the pool and swimming lessons to pool patrons and the general public Observing the performance of personnel engaged in lifeguarding and instruction of swimming lessons, and assuming administrative responsibilities in the absence of the Aquatics Coordinator. Accident prevention; Provides swimming and safety instruction; Staff Scheduling and assigning guarding stations and rotations 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 Lifeguards and 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; 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 Some (1 - 2 seasons) experience as a Lifeguard. Licenses or Certifications Red Cross or Starfish Lifeguard training certificate First Aid/CPR for the professional rescuer certifications. OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS Valid Lifeguard Certificate (LGT) requires individuals to be at least 15 years of age, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for the Professional Rescuer Certification and a Water Safety Instructor Certification (WSI) requires individuals to be at least 16 years of age. Must possess a valid Arizona Driver's License by hire or promotion date. Graduation from high school or GED preferred. Head Lifeguard Training Module, Lifeguard Instructor. 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: Effective supervisory techniques; Materials, methods, techniques, and equipment commonly used in parks maintenance operations; Computer operation and applicable software. 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.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Feb 13, 2019
Seasonal
General Summary This position will be for Summer seasonal staff and will not begin untillate April fora seasonthat starts in May. Season is fromMay 4th to September 15th. The first review of applications will be March 23rd. Due to the high level of interest, we are unable to respond to individual job applicants. If you are not a certified lifeguard, but would like to be, please complete the training course listed below before you apply. Lifeguard Training Course Prerequisites to class: Please check with Aquatics Coordinator James Schultzfor class days and times. james.schultz@maricopa-az.gov or 520-316-4607 Must be 15 years of age or older, complete online portion of course , and attend all sessions. (Note: must be at least 16 years old to work for City of Maricopa.) Swim 100 yards using any type of front stroke (no backstroke) . Tread water for one minute without hands. Retrieve a 10 lb brick from the deep end of the pool Register online at www.copperskyrecreation.com or at Copper Sky Multi Generation Service Desk. 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 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. 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). Essential Duties & Responsibilities 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 fifteen (15) 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 OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS 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. 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
Feb 13, 2019
Seasonal
General Summary This position is for a Water Safety Instructor, they are part of oursummer seasonal staff and will not begin untillate April fora seasonthat starts in early May. The season is from May 4thto September 15th. 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
Mar 15, 2019
Part Time
General Summary This is a non-benefited, part-time position, and is either less than 19 or 29 hours a week depending on the position. This position requires night and weekend shift availability. The first review of candidates will be Monday, April 1st, at 5:00p.m., or when a sufficient number of applications have been received. The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Positions allocable to this class report to a Recreation Services Leader and/or a Recreation Coordinator and are responsible for following the directions to implement educational, cultural, athletic, and special event recreation and program activities. Employees must be able to follow the lead of the Recreation Services Leader and/or Recreation Coordinator and have knowledge of facility operations, recreation programs and activities; knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal service; the ability to work independently; the ability to follow a plan, be organized, and conduct recreation activities; the ability to lead individuals and groups of children, teens, and adults; and effective verbal and written communication skills. This position is FLSA - Non-Exempt and is Part-Time/Possibly Seasonal. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Provides a safe and fun environment in which both patrons of all ages feel comfortable. Provides corrective action as needed and maintaining order in compliance with established rules. Observing and actively participate in activities. Assists the lead in completing and reporting accidents or injuries occurring in the assigned area. Communicate with the lead and supervisor concerning cleaning supplies and program material needed. Develop positive relations with customers; communicate recreation programs information to participants and the public. Maintaining facilities and equipment. Assisting lead by making needed equipment available and monitoring use. Providing routine information on facility rules and division activities to participants and the general public. Assist with daily housekeeping duties. Writes simple reports including completes daily reports, facility attendance and membership/rental forms. Meets standards and objectives as outlined by supervisors. Learns City rules and regulations involved with activities of registration, publicity, City policies and safety. Performs cash handling procedures as needed, such as collecting fees for programs, services, or commodities and maintaining related records, opening and closing register, documenting overages and shortages, preparing deposits for review, and taking advance registration or reservations for facility use. Incumbents in this class may be rotated or transferred to other facilities and/or assignments based on department or seasonal needs. Performing unskilled clerical work and other duties relating to job requirements. Develop positive relations with customers; communicate recreation programs information to participants and parents. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. Front Desk positions Assist with operations such as checking in guests. Acts as the frontline staff at the front desk and performs tasks such as answering phones, taking registrations and processing payments. Guides and counsels facility patrons/program participants on park/facility/program rules, care of equipment and acceptable conduct in a helpful, positive manner; assists patrons/program participants in providing information, direction, and education and responds to complaints, inquiries, and information requests. Sets up membership tours, take applications and process payments. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to the completion of the 10th grade (sophomore year), and at least six (6) months experience working in a professional setting. Position requires working flexible hours and availability for weekend, evening and holiday work. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and First Aid Course certification required within the first 6 months of employment. Preferred Qualifications: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and First Aid Course; certification. Previous babysitting experience desired American Red Cross Babysitting Certificate desired Previous public sector experience Previous customer service experience Previous sales experience for Front Desk positions Previous babysitting experience desired for Child Watch positions Previous sports experience for Youth & Adult Sports positions Bilingual skills a plus. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job, may be substituted for Preferred Qualifications at the discretion of the hiring authority. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Recreational activities Skills required: Meet and deal tactfully and effectively with the public Working with youth Perform simple mathematical calculations and perform multiple duties simultaneously Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Establish and maintain effective working relationships Customer Service Skills Abilities: Physical movement
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Mar 12, 2019
Full Time
General Summary The City of Maricopa is hiring a Recreation Coordinator for our Youth and Teen Programs. This position is responsible for developing, implementing, marketing, administering and evaluating programs for youth and teens in the community. The City is looking for a highly motivated and experienced individual to create new programs and grow our current programs for a fast growing community. This position fosters partnerships and collaborates with other city departments, organizations and agencies that represent youth to develop and grow programs. There are expectations to create revenue from these programs. The areas of responsibility include day camps, pre-school programs, after school programs, teen volunteer program, teen council and other youth/teen programs. The Recreation Coordinator reports to the Recreation Manager. Incumbents in this class may be rotated or transferred to other facilities and/or assignments based on department or seasonal needs. This class performs related duties as required. 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 humanresources@maricopa-az.gov . Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. 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 Preferred Experience Licensed day camp and preschool operations 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 AZ 85138, Arizona, United States
Mar 12, 2019
Full Time
General Summary This position will close on Tuesday, March 26th at 5:00 pm. The City of Maricopa welcomes applicants to fill the role of Supervising Librarian. Join a friendly and committed team in a dynamic public library serving the residents of Maricopa. The Maricopa Public Library is one of the busiest and exciting libraries in Arizona. We are excited about the forthcoming changes in the next few years. Working under the Library Manager, the Supervising Librarian plays a key role in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the library and its myriad programs and services. The Supervising Librarian actively supports and upholds the City's stated mission and values. Under limited supervision, this position is responsible for supervising, monitoring, and evaluating the operations and staff of the library division. Under direct supervision of the Library Manager, employees of this class are expected to exercise considerable independent judgment and professional expertise in the performance of their assigned job duties. Among the key duties for the Supervising Librarian are 1) supervise a staff of 16 employees, a mix of professional and nonprofessional; 2) assist the library manager in identifying and developing important strategic community partnerships; 3) implement major technology upgrades such as RFID, e-commerce, and website updates; and 4) assess the library's resources and recommend service enhancements. The Maricopa Public Library is an independent municipally-funded library affiliated with other libraries in Pinal County. Maricopa Public Library serves an active membership of nearly 30,000 people through its creative network of services and a plethora of weekly programs. The library sees almost 200,000 visitors every year and circulates over 300,000 items annually. The City of Maricopa is a fast-growing, diverse city of approximately 52,000 residents and offers an outstanding quality of life with affordable housing and an award-winning school system. The city is situated 20 miles south of Phoenix and is part of the vibrant metro area. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Listens, communicates and interacts positively with co-workers to enhance effectiveness of the work unit and promote good internal customer service. Supervises library personnel; hires and trains employees; assigns and monitors work; evaluates personnel; disciplines employees as necessary. Administers maintenance of library facilities and equipment. Proactively engages the community regarding library services. Assists the Library Manager with preparing and monitoring the long-range plan for library development. Maintains library services by organizing office operations and procedures; preparing reports; controlling correspondence; designing filing systems; reviewing and approving supply requisitions; assigning and monitoring clerical functions. Maintains office efficiency by planning and implementing office systems, layouts, and equipment procurement. Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results. Keeps Library Manager informed by reviewing and analyzing special reports; summarizing information; identifying trends. Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. Takes part in professional conferences and meetings; keeps informed of current professional literature and trends. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Acts as Library Manager when the manager is out of the library. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience This position requires a Master's Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited library school. This position requires 3-5 years' experience as a professional librarian, including 1-2 years' experience in a lead or supervisory capacity. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Administration: Comprehensive familiarity of the tenets, methods, and best practices of office systems, techniques, budget management, and administration. Customer Service: Considerable understanding of principles and processes for providing great customer service. Library Trends: Current knowledge of the principles, trends, and best practices of library science. Awareness of library related resources, databases, and networks including integrated library systems, bibliographic information, and cataloging rules. Supervision: Wide-ranging knowledge of supervisory techniques, principles, and procedures to assign work, schedule, supervise, train, and evaluate the work of assigned staff. Knowledge of personnel recruitment and selection. Skill in: Computers skills: utilizes a computer to enter and retrieve information, as well as library software to effectively complete a variety of tasks with reasonable speed and accuracy Critical Thinking: uses logic and reasoning to understand, analyze, and evaluate complex situations and research information to identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats Interpersonal Relationships: develops and maintains cooperative and professional relationships with members of the public and employees at all levels Judgment and Decision Making: exercises appropriate judgment in establishing priorities and resolving complex matters. Considers the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate course of action Situational Awareness: perceives environmental elements and events in real time and identifies appropriate responses Ability to: Accounting: Ability to perform arithmetic and statistical applications in the analysis and reporting of financial data. Communication: Ability to effectively communicate ideas verbally and in writing. Ability to prepare detailed reports. Ability to handle a variety of public issues with tact and diplomacy in a confidential manner. Ability to listen and understand information and ideas begin presented verbally and in writing. Coordination of work: ability to establish and implement effective administrative programs and procedures. Ability to plan and organize daily work routine. Ability to establish priorities for the completion of work in accordance with sound time management. Performs a broad range of supervisory responsibility over others.
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