City of Buckeye, AZ

In Buckeye, we are committed to quality and service. To provide a safe, pleasant community for all citizens, we will:

  • Serve Buckeye through a variety of city services designed to promote quality of life
  • Ensure the safety of the community through aggressive public safety efforts and programs
  • Respond to the needs of the community by promoting communication, accessibility, pride and responsibility
  • Value the tax dollar and maintain a sound fiscal policy that provides for a vibrant economy
  • Incorporate safeguards to assure respect, fairness and equitable treatment of all present and future citizens
  • Continue to evaluate our services and ourselves to ensure quality, planned and managed growth
  • Endeavor to hire the best people we can find to help them develop their abilities

5 job(s) at City of Buckeye, AZ

City of Buckeye, AZ Buckeye, Arizona, United States
Apr 05, 2024
Full Time
Position Scope GENERAL PURPOSE: Under general supervision, performs routine semi-skilled and skilled maintenance, repairs and operations of wastewater treatment plants, water production sites; water distribution lines, reclaim distribution lines, lift stations, collections systems and storm drains. Primary Duties and Responsibilities The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. Samples/monitors water and wastewater using specialized equipment. Operates, maintains, monitors and adjusts a variety of equipment, including pumps, motors, gauges, meters, aerators, blowers, chlorinators, chemical feeds, sludge equipment and the SCADA system to ensure treated water meets City, County and State quality standards. Performs daily facility inspections by visually checking, equipment, machinery, chemical levels and related systems to ensure proper operation and to detect equipment failures, potential leaks or other problems. Operates wastewater treatment and sludge processing disposal equipment. Performs semi-skilled and skilled construction, maintenance and manual labor; duties will vary according to job assignment. Operates a variety of trucks and equipment in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures. Performs routine wastewater or water line repairs and maintenance; plumbing work; installs and repairs water and sewer lines. Collects and delivers water and wastewater samples to laboratory. Completes required daily documentation, logs and reports. Picks up and delivers materials as directed. Must be available for emergency, on-call rotation. Performs field test for physical or chemical parameters Performs daily entry and record keeping Performs other duties as assigned or required. Minimum Qualifications & Position Requirements Education and Experience: High School diploma or GED equivalent. Two (2) years of skilled water/wastewater equipment maintenance or operations experience; OR equivalent combination of education and experience providing the skills, knowledge and ability to perform the required job duties. Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: City policies and procedures. Principles and practices of water and wastewater operations. Equipment maintenance and repair methods and materials. Safety standards and practices. Traffic laws and rules involved in vehicle and equipment operation. Principles of basic documentation and record keeping. Skill in: Safe and efficient operation of trucks and equipment according to standard operating and safety procedures. Reading and interpreting maps, technical specifications and operations manuals for vehicles and equipment. Following and effectively communicating verbal and written instructions. Ability to: Create and maintain accurate information. Observe, compare and monitor data to determine compliance with prescribed operating, regulatory or safety standards. Enter data or information using a terminal, PC or other keyboard device. Learn new computer applications. Move heavy objects (50 pounds or more) short distances (20 feet or less). Perceive the full range of the color spectrum Work outside on uneven surfaces in extreme temperatures. Additional Information Special Requirements: Grade II Certification, from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality in one or more of the following disciplines: Water Distribution, Water/Wastewater Treatment or Wastewater Collection. Grade III Wastewater Collection Certification is preferred. After-hours, shift, weekends and on-call work may be required. This position requires employees to be on-call on a rotating basis. On-call employees must be available to respond to the job-site within one (1) hour from the time they receive the call. Possession of a valid Arizona Driver’s License is required. Possession of a valid Arizona Commercial Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one in 6 months may be required. Physical Demands / Work Environment: Work is performed outdoors, in inclement weather and in public facilities. Reports To: Water Resources Supervisor, or other supervisory staff Supervision Exercised: None FLSA Status: Non-exempt Employee Benefits & Wellness The City offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time classified and management employees. Part-time classified employees may be eligible for select benefits where defined. For complete Benefit Plan & Wellness Information, please visit the City website at: Benefits & Wellness City benefit plans are subject to change at any time. Closing Date/Time: 5/2/2024 11:59 PM Mountain
City of Buckeye, AZ Buckeye, Arizona, United States
Mar 28, 2024
Full Time
Position Scope BRIEF GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: Under close supervision, performs routine semi-skilled and skilled maintenance, repairs and operations of water production sites water distribution lines, wastewater treatment facilities orcollections systems and lines. Primary Duties and Responsibilities The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. Samples/monitors water and wastewater using specialized equipment. Performs routine water line repairs and maintenance; plumbing work; installs and repairs water and sewer lines; installs, maintains and repairs water meters and hydrants. Performs daily facility inspections of well sites, water production sites, wastewater treatment facilities, and collection systems. Operates wastewater treatment and sludge processing disposal equipment. Operates a variety of equipment including; pumps, motors, chlorinators, meters, air compressors, blowers, valves and gates. Operates a variety of trucks and equipment in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures. Performs semi-skilled and skilled construction, maintenance and manual labor; duties will vary according to job assignment. Collects and delivers water and wastewater samples to laboratory. Picks up and delivers materials as directed. Completes required daily documentation, logs and reports. Must be available for emergency on call rotation. Performs field tests for physical or chemical parameters. Performs daily data entry and record keeping. Performs other duties as assigned or required. Minimum Qualifications & Position Requirements Education and Experience: High School diploma or GED equivalent; and possession of a Water/Wastewater Operator I Certification from ADEQ or the ability to acquire within one year of hire; OR equivalent combination of education and experience. One (1) year of water/wastewater maintenance and operations experience preferred. Necessary Knowledge, Skills Set and Abilities: Knowledge of: City policies and procedures. Principles and practices of water and wastewater operations. Equipment maintenance and repair methods and materials. Safety standards and practices. Traffic laws and rules involved in vehicle and equipment operation. Principles of basic documentation and record keeping. Skill in: Safe and efficient operation of vehicles and equipment according to standard operating and safety procedures. Reading and interpreting maps, technical specifications and operations manuals for vehicles and operational equipment. Interpreting and effectively communicating both verbal and written instructions. Ability to: Create and maintain accurate information. Observe, compare, and monitor data to determine compliance with prescribed operating, regulatory or safety standards. Enter data or information using a terminal, PC or other keyboard device. Learn new computer applications. Move heavy objects (50 pounds or more) short distances (20 feet or less). Perceive the full range of the color spectrum. Work outside on uneven surfaces in extreme temperatures. Additional Information Special Requirements: Grade I Certification, from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality in one or more of the following disciplines: Water Distribution, Water/Wastewater Treatment or Wastewater Collection or the ability to acquire within one (1) year of employment. After-hours, shift, weekends and on-call work may be required. This position requires employees to be on-call on a rotating basis. On-call employees must be available to respond to the job-site within one (1) hour from the time they receive the call. Possession of a valid Arizona Driving License is required. Possession of a valid Arizona Commercial Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one in 6 months may be required. Physical Demands / Work Environment: Work is performed outdoors in inclement weather and in public facilities. Reports To: Water Resources Supervisor or other supervisory staff. Supervision Exercised: None FLSA Status: Non-exempt Employee Benefits & Wellness The City offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time classified and management employees. Part-time classified employees may be eligible for select benefits where defined. For complete Benefit Plan & Wellness Information, please visit the City website at: Benefits & Wellness City benefit plans are subject to change at any time. Closing Date/Time: 4/24/2024 11:59 PM Mountain
City of Buckeye, AZ Buckeye, Arizona, United States
Mar 27, 2024
Part Time
Position Scope This is a stand-alone appointed classification in the City of Buckeye municipal court. Incumbents preside over criminal and civil court proceedings and issue legally binding rulings and directives. This position is part-time, on-call covering judicial absences or special calendars at the City Court. Primary Duties and Responsibilities The following duties are not intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by an employee in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional position-specific duties. Adjudicates misdemeanor, criminal traffic, civil traffic and city code violations. Presides over initial appearances, arraignments, pre-trial conferences, civil traffic hearings, probation violation hearings, restitution hearings, jury and non-jury trials, sentencings and sentence review hearings. Reviews and grants search warrants. Conducts hearings on petitions for orders of protection, injunctions prohibiting harassment, and issues court orders. Reviews and signs criminal complaints. Researches, explains and applies laws, rules and regulations. Assists the Presiding City Judge in administering court policies, procedures, and practices. Participates in judicial education as required. Performs other related work as required. Minimum Qualifications & Position Requirements Knowledge of: General law, court procedures and rules of evidence; the causes and corrective measure of antisocial behavior, principles of civil and criminal law, appeals problems and procedures; and methods of legal research. Court policies and procedures. Case management techniques. Microsoft Office products and other relevant technologies. Skill and Ability to: Conduct court proceedings and elicit pertinent information from all parties involved. Communicate orally with defendants, witnesses and the public in group settings to give instructions or information and to response to questions. Personify leadership, value diversity, promote shared responsibility and teamwork. Conduct and control court proceedings, elicit pertinent information and confine witnesses and litigants to relevant issues. Appraise factual situations and make appropriate decisions promptly and in accordance with the law. Minimum Qualifications: This position requires a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited Law School and membership in the State Bar of Arizona in good standing for a minimum of five (5) years. Employee Benefits (Temporary, Seasonal, & Reserve Positions) 457(b) Deferred Compensation Retirement Savings All paid City employees are eligible to participate in a voluntary 457(b) deferred compensation plan. Contributions are pre-tax and invested at the direction of the employee. The City does not contribute funds to this plan. Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) ASRS eligibility is defined by the State. Participation is mandatory for employees deemed eligible. ASRS defines eligibility as employees scheduled to work 20 hours or more each week for 20 or more weeks per year. Sick Leave Temporary, seasonal and reserve employees accrue 1 hour of sick time for every 30 hours worked. For complete details, please visit the City website at: Benefits & Wellness City benefit plans are subject to change at any time. Closing Date/Time: 4/16/2024 11:59 PM Mountain
City of Buckeye, AZ Buckeye, Arizona, United States
Mar 27, 2024
Full Time
Position Scope This position has a hiring incentive of up to $4,000. Half of the incentive to be paid to the employee at the six (6) month anniversary and the remaining half to be paid at the one (1) year anniversary. Train as an entry-level recruit for promotion to Police Officer upon police academy graduation. Recruits are required to attend the Police Academy for training in community relations, patrol methods, traffic control, causes of criminality, courtroom procedures, investigating methods, fingerprinting and other crime prevention/law enforcement topics through classroom training and field observation. After successful completion of the police academy, employees are promoted to the position of Police Officer. Primary Duties and Responsibilities The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. Perform standard police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances, generally consisting of routine patrol, preliminary investigations and traffic regulation duties. Patrol and provide security for assigned areas, looking for unusual or suspicious activities or persons; provide scene security and protection for Fire and Medical personnel. Patrol the city to respond to citizens' requests for assistance, enforce traffic regulations, detect crime, apprehend violators, and ensure public safety. Maintain vehicle and equipment according to Department standards. Enforce local, state and federal laws, and municipal code. Respond to emergency and non-emergency calls for service; interrogate and communicate with victims, witnesses and suspects in cases. Complete detailed reports and required paperwork. Arrest law violators; transport and process suspects, victims and prisoners; serve arrest and search warrants; serve and enforce orders of protection. Represent the city and police at court hearings; prepare reports and testify in court cases. Investigate crimes and accidents as required; secure and process crime and accident scenes; identify and collect evidence. Present education and information through community and school awareness projects; counsel citizens on law enforcement activities, programs and referral resources. Assist other police personnel, outside organizations and businesses, and federal, state and local law enforcement organizations. Maintain regular and reliable attendance. Maintain the integrity, professionalism, philosophies, attitudes, and values of the Police Department by assuring that all rules and regulations are followed. Performs other duties as assigned or required. Minimum Qualifications & Position Requirements Education and Experience: High School diploma, GED or equivalent NECESSARY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of Police Department policies and procedures. Knowledge of city, county, state and federal laws, regulations and ordinances. Knowledge of the geography of the city and surrounding areas, and the location of important buildings and landmarks. Knowledge of the criminal justice and court systems, procedures and protocols. Knowledge of investigative procedures, and protocols for observation of critical details. Knowledge of hazardous chemicals and materials, first aid and CPR. Knowledge of basic criminal law, including the apprehension, arrest, and custody of persons committing misdemeanors and felonies, and the preservation and presentation of evidence in traffic and criminal cases. Knowledge of the principles of record keeping and records management. Skill in interpreting laws and regulations, making independent decisions, maintaining composure, and working effectively under stressful conditions and emergency situations. Skill in exercising controlled discretion in communicating with criminal suspects, and mediating difficult situations. Skill in gathering and evaluating facts and evidence, drawing logical conclusions and making proper recommendations. Skill in using and maintaining a variety of firearms and special law enforcement equipment. Skill in operating motor vehicles during emergency, high-risk situations. Skill in interacting with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds. Skill in operating a personal computer and software applications. Skill in following and effectively communicating verbal and written instructions. Additional Information Must be 21 years of age prior to graduation of the police academy; a U.S. Citizen; possess a valid Arizona Driver's License, and clear criminal record. Ability to type 20 words per minute preferred. Must successfully pass a pre-employment screening, to include a comprehensive background investigation, medical exam, polygraph and psychological exam. Elements of the Selection Process: Physical fitness testing consisting of the AZPOST POPAT Interview Background Investigation consisting of interview, polygraph, psychological, and medical Expected Duration Processes can generally take from one to six months from application to appointment depending on factors such as number of vacancies, number of applicants, etc. Except when otherwise notified due to permanent disqualification, candidates may reapply at any time. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY : It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons based solely on ability, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. Employee Benefits & Wellness The City offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time classified and management employees. Part-time classified employees may be eligible for select benefits where defined. For complete Benefit Plan & Wellness Information, please visit the City website at: Benefits & Wellness City benefit plans are subject to change at any time. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Buckeye, AZ Buckeye, Arizona, United States
Mar 13, 2024
Full Time
Position Scope This position has a hiring incentive of up to $7,000. Half of the incentive to be paid to the employee at the six (6) month anniversary and the remaining half to be paid at the one (1) year anniversary. Under general supervision, performs standard police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances, generally consisting of routine patrol, preliminary investigations and traffic regulation duties. Primary Duties and Responsibilities The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. Patrols and provides security for assigned areas, looking for unusual or suspicious activities or persons; provides scene security and protection for Fire and medical personnel. Patrols the city to respond to citizens' requests for assistance, enforce traffic regulations, detect crime, apprehend violators, and ensure public safety. Maintains vehicle and equipment according to Department standards. Enforces local, state and federal laws, and municipal code. Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for service; interrogates and communicates with victims, witnesses and suspects in cases. Completes detailed reports and required paperwork. Arrests law violators; transports and processes suspects, victims and prisoners; serves arrest and search warrants; serves and enforces orders of protection. Represents the City police at court hearings; prepares reports and testifies in court cases. Investigates crimes and accidents as required; secures and processes crime and accident scenes; identifies and collects evidence. Presents education and information through community and school awareness projects; counsels citizens on law enforcement activities, programs and referral resources. Assists other Police personnel, outside organizations and businesses, and Federal, state and local law enforcement organizations. Maintains the integrity, professionalism, philosophies, attitudes, and values of the Police Department by assuring that all rules and regulations are followed. May work special assignments including, but not limited to, Special Investigations, Training Officer, Terrorism Liaison Officer, Traffic Unit Officer, Public Liaison Officer, School Resource Officer, etc. Performs other duties as assigned or required. Minimum Qualifications & Position Requirements Education and Experience: In-State Laterals (Current AZPOST Certification) High school diploma or GED equivalent; completion of Arizona POST Academy; completion of an FTO program and probation period; and currently certified as an AZPOST Peace Officer with two consecutive years as a full-time sworn police officer. Out-of-State Laterals (Waiver Process Required) High school diploma or GED equivalent; completion of Arizona POST Academy OR other law enforcement academy with substantially similar curricula; completion of an FTO program and probation period; and current or previous experience of two consecutive years as a full-time sworn police officer. Continued employment is contingent upon AZPOST-approval of waiver application. NECESSARY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of: Police Department policies and procedures City, county, state and federal laws, regulations and ordinances The geography of the city and surrounding areas, and the location of important buildings and landmarks Criminal justice and court systems, procedures and protocols Investigative procedures, and protocols for observation of critical details Hazardous chemicals and materials, first aid and CPR Basic criminal law, including the apprehension, arrest, and custody of persons committing misdemeanors and felonies, and the preservation and presentation of evidence in traffic and criminal cases Principles of record keeping and records management Skill in: Interpreting laws and regulations, making independent decisions, maintaining composure, and working effectively under stressful conditions and emergency situations Exercising controlled discretion in communicating with criminal suspects, and mediating difficult situations Gathering and evaluating facts and evidence, drawing logical conclusions and making proper recommendations Using and maintaining a variety of firearms and special law enforcement equipment Operating motor vehicles during emergency, high-risk situations Interacting with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds Operating a personal computer and software applications Following and effectively communicating verbal and written instructions Additional Information Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification; must possess State of Arizona Driver's license, and clear criminal record. Ability to type 20 words per minute preferred. Must successfully pass pre-employment screening, including a thorough background investigation, medical, polygraph and psychological exam. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY : It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons based solely on ability, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. Employee Benefits & Wellness The City offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time classified and management employees. Part-time classified employees may be eligible for select benefits where defined. For complete Benefit Plan & Wellness Information, please visit the City website at: Benefits & Wellness City benefit plans are subject to change at any time. Closing Date/Time: Continuous