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.

Please visit our Jobs Available Board to review the current positions available or complete a Job Interest Card and it will automatically notify you when a position becomes available.

13 job(s) at City of Maricopa

City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, AZ, USA
Jun 06, 2017
Full Time
General Purpose Salary being offered: $57,317 - $59,486.60 (appointment generally made at the minimum salary range, depending on qualifications) Plus excellent benefit package Maximum Salary for this classification is $79,013. Open until filled - First review Monday, May 1, 2017, at 5:00 p.m., or when a sufficient number of applications have been received. City of Maricopa Overview 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. 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 newly incorporated city. General Purpose Responsible for all media services for the City including the website, social media platforms, electronic communication,electronic communication tools, City cable productions and on-line video/presentation content, graphic print work and City Hall presentations. Leads cross-departmental efforts to channel content to citizens and staff through the web and new media tools and recommends strategic direction. Essential Duties Essential Duties and Responsibilities These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary. Serves as primary liaison for media services to internal customers, external stakeholders and citizens Oversees City website, video production, cable channel, audiovisual services, graphic design and presentation services Builds overall organizational consensus on strategic direction for web services, integration with other business and communications needs and web standards Consults with organizational stakeholders to ensure web services standards related to graphical and operational consistency, security, publishing methods and usability Educates designated City employees in using the website content management system to design and post relevant information to the city website Works closely with City divisions to assure web navigation, presentation and content are integrated with and support other City communication initiatives and reflect City editorial, graphics, and other standards Handles multiple projects simultaneously using good judgment in prioritizing works assignments Produces, distributes, and broadcasts live and taped programs for City's government access channel, City-wide public information and communication purposes; Coordinates, sets up, and operates video and lighting systems for broadcast productions, public meetings, and other city events Creates graphics and animations for regular programs and special events that air on the government access channel Acts as principal internal graphic design support for City publications and oversees work with contract graphic design firms, ensuring adherence to City Brand Recommends and drafts procedures and production manual for staff use of equipment and facilities Schedules and updates on air programming and programs public meetings into the play schedule Acts as liaison with local cable operator's technical staff to ensure acceptable quality of public safety channel signal Makes recommendations for the purchase of video, audio and lighting systems production equipment and researches and procures additional programming Provides training and supervision over freelance video production and graphic design contractors and interns Maintains itemized and organized inventory of equipment, video and audio archives Prepares assigned program budget and facilitates funds received Supervisory Responsibilities Works under general direction of the City Manager's Office Monitors and oversees contract service providers, video production, graphic design, and carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Minimum and Preferred Qualifications Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor's degree or comparable experience in a field related to information or communications, communications technology management, videography or graphic design from an accredited institution, and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in design, development, and management of web services technology and audio-visual productions, photography or a related field. Requires a working knowledge of content management systems, as well as recent experience working with style guides, copy editing, layout design and content development. Special Requirements Valid Arizona driver's license Ability to see full-color spectrum Preferred Qualifications Journey-level video production experience Public Sector Experience Any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge and Skills Required Modern videography, graphic design, and animation techniques Web page design and layout Best practices related to web services development, management, and communications Public relations principles Software programs and operating systems, including but not limited to: MAC OSX, Windows, Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, and InDesign. A wide variety of television production equipment Social media optimization E-government practices and policy issues Thorough working knowledge of MS Windows and Web publishing tools including content management systems and theory Microsoft Windows Office products Various video production procedures, broadcast production techniques and related systems and equipment Audio and lighting system principles and operations Public access television broadcasting procedures, equipment, and FCC quality standards Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, ordinances, statutes, and regulations Ability to: Produce, research and work in a small team to create broadcast productions Operate audio-visual equipment appropriate to assigned duties Communicate effectively on a technical and non-technical level to a diverse group with wide-ranging knowledge of broadcast operations Maintain video and audio archives Prepare design and requirements specifications Develop the overall layout and production design for advertisements, brochures, magazines, and reports Develop, implement and update policies and procedures used to guide the overall governance of the City's web-based communications tools and services Establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the general public Prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports Train and instruct others in the operation and maintenance of video, audio, graphics, editing, and lighting equipment Perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines Prepare clear and concise reports Demonstrate integrity, ingenuity, and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, AZ, USA
May 05, 2017
Part Time
General Purpose There are 2 positions available, the position will work up to 19 hours a week, from Friday - Monday with a focus on Saturday and Sunday. First Review Date - Monday, May 11, 2017 at 5:00 p.m., 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. 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 the city. This is an FLSA Non-exempt part-time position. General Purpose Under supervision, the Parks Maintenance Worker will perform various park maintenance tasks. This position will report to the Parks Crew Leader and will be responsible for adhering to maintenance and safety standards that strengthen the community image and sense of place in all City Parks. The Parks Maintenance Worker will possess a strong orientation towards customer service, a stewardship philosophy toward ecosystem management, and will be committed to professional development in parks maintenance. Essential Duties Essential Duties: 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. Maintains irrigation systems, including timers, sprinkler heads, main lines, audits, clock programming and general maintenance repairs. Turf management such as mowing, aerating, fertilizing, top dressing, edging, line trimming and weed spraying. Maintains athletic activity areas (dragging, nail dragging, prepping), maintain fences, benches, drinking fountains, sidewalks, restrooms and general repairs. Maintains landscape plants and trees using sustainable landscape practices. Maintains park by blowing, trash pick-up, painting, graffiti and power washing facilities. Maintains and repairs playground equipment (including safety checks). Performs equipment and vehicle inspections. Cleans and removes litter from parks, parking lot, and other public areas. Operates and/or drives a variety of light and heavy equipment as directed. Inspects and repairs tennis, basketball and volleyball courts (including safety checks). Opens and locks public facilities as directed. Maintain, clean, power wash and inspect Ramada's, lakes and fishing areas. Maintain, clean, power wash and inspect around recreation center and other City facilities as duties require. Maintain, clean, power wash and inspect dog parks. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Position requires High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum of one (1) year experience in park and landscape maintenance. Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license. Position requires working on evenings, weekends, some holidays and special events. Preferred Qualifications: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and First Aid Course certifications Knowledge and understanding of current Parks and Recreation principles and trends Office of Pest Management Pesticide Applicators License 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. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: City policies and procedures Park maintenance policy and procedures Tools and landscaping equipment used in parks and grounds maintenance Federal, state and City safety rules and regulations Occupational hazards and safety precautions Skills required: Mathematical Writing Verbal Ability to: Use a tape measure Operate power tools in a safe and effective manner. Perform acreage calculations Perform square footage calculations Perform water calculations Performance Aptitudes Physical Ability : Position typically requires: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Project Management : Tasks require the ability to schedule, coordinate, and manage various projects of varying degrees of difficulty, size and complexity. Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials : Tasks require the ability to operate, maneuver, and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials, commensurate with duties of the position. Social and Interpersonal Communication Skills : Position requires professional social and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to function in a major organizational unit requiring significant internal and external interaction. Reasoning : Position requires functional reasoning skills enabling the analysis of major problems that necessitate complex planning for interrelated activities that can span one or several work units. Position requires situational reasoning skills allowing for the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and innovation in situations involving broader aspects of the organization. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, AZ, USA
May 02, 2017
Full Time
General Purpose This is a Lateral opening only, you must have previous dispatching experience, this posting is to build a list of qualified candidates. Salary being offered: $42,771 - $43,818.50 (appointment generally made at the minimum salary range, depending on qualifications) Plus excellent benefit package Maximum Salary for this classification is $58,961. Position Closes - when a sufficient number of qualified 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. Management's vision is "to be open, responsive and accountable while serving the public with integrity." Job Description A Public Safety Communications Dispatcher for the City of Maricopa Police Department is an employee who has demonstrated proficiencies by completion of in-house training as a Public Safety 9-1-1 Operator as well as Public Safety Dispatcher. 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. General Purpose A Public Safety Communications Dispatcher is a civilian position. Incumbents in this position are capable of handling administrative/non-emergency and 9-1-1 calls for service. They are also able to multi-task radio dispatching to police units on an 800MHz digitally trunked radio system while monitoring other police channels simultaneously. All work is performed according to Department policy and procedure and local, state, and federal guidelines. A Public Safety Communications Dispatcher works shift work which includes day shift, swing shift, graveyard shift, weekends, and holidays. Supervision is done through a chain of command and work is evaluated by review and observation from the Public Safety Communications Division Manager. This class is FLSA non-exempt. A Public Safety Dispatcher is required to perform in a training status until they have successfully completed the City of Maricopa Police Department Public Safety Communications Division training program. The training program consists of classroom instruction and intensive one-on-one training in the Communications Center while assigned to a console with a trainer. The trainer will conduct daily evaluation of the trainee's progression through the program. Essential Duties 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. 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 which typically impact the life or well-being of our citizens; Logs information received and/or transmitted; Uses computer terminals to input, query information, send teletypes, and communication via TTY as needed; Can recall details, procedures, and applies them instantaneously in an emergency situation; Verifies warrants and interprets data returned to the terminal; Notifies Fire dispatch of medical emergencies such as attempted suicides, drowning, 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 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; Monitors and dispatches alarms received at the alarm board. 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. Minimum and Preferred Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Graduation from high school or GED equivalent. Any combination of training, education, or experience equivalent to one to three years' (1-3) experience in public contact or customer service experience which may involve the operation of a multi-line phone system or radio communication system. 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 a psychological evaluation, hearing test, and pre-employment alcohol/drug test. Preferred Qualifications 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. Experience with computer data entry and/or dealing with emergency traffic. Public Safety telecommunication previous experience. Spillman CAD/RMS previous experience. Bilingual speaking skills are desirable. 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. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge 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. Skills Required 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. 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 Maricopa city streets, their numbering sequences, and City boundary limits; Learn the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) formats and commands as they pertain to Public Safety Communication Operators; Learn the radio and case disposition codes; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Police Department employees, supervisors, other police and Fire personnel, and callers.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, AZ, USA
May 02, 2017
Full Time
General Purpose This is to build a list of candidates who are ready to hire should there be a vacancy. Closing Date: when a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. Due to the high level of interest we are unable to respond to individual job applicants. Trainee class pay is $19.53 per hour. 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 A Public Safety Communications Dispatcher for the City of Maricopa Police Department is an employee who has demonstrated proficiencies by completion of in-house training as a Public Safety 9-1-1 Operator as well as Public Safety Dispatcher. 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. General Purpose A Public Safety Communications Dispatcher is a civilian position. Incumbents in this position are capable of handling administrative/non-emergency and 9-1-1 calls for service. They are also able to multi-task radio dispatching to police units on an 800MHz digitally trunked radio system while monitoring other police channels simultaneously. All work is performed according to Department policy and procedure and local, state, and federal guidelines. A Public Safety Communications Dispatcher works shift work which includes day shift, swing shift, graveyard shift, weekends, and holidays. Supervision is done through a chain of command and work is evaluated by review and observation from the Public Safety Communications Division Manager. This class is FLSA non-exempt. A Public Safety Dispatcher is required to perform in a training status until they have successfully completed the City of Maricopa Police Department Public Safety Communications Division training program. The training program consists of classroom instruction and intensive one-on-one training in the Communications Center while assigned to a console with a trainer. The trainer will conduct daily evaluation of the trainee's progression through the program. Essential Duties 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. 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 which typically impact the life or well-being of our citizens; Logs information received and/or transmitted; Uses computer terminals to input, query information, send teletypes, and communication via TTY as needed; Can recall details, procedures, and applies them instantaneously in an emergency situation; Verifies warrants and interprets data returned to the terminal; Notifies Fire dispatch of medical emergencies such as attempted suicides, drowning, 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 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; Monitors and dispatches alarms received at the alarm board. 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. Minimum and Preferred Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Graduation from high school or GED equivalent. Any combination of training, education, or experience equivalent to one to three years' (1-3) experience in public contact or customer service experience which may involve the operation of a multi-line phone system or radio communication system. 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 a psychological evaluation, hearing test, and pre-employment alcohol/drug test. A minimum typing speed of 3 5 net words per minute (nwpm), is also required and will be verified prior to employment or promotion to this class. Preferred Qualifications 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. Experience with computer data entry and/or dealing with emergency traffic. Public Safety telecommunication previous experience. Spillman CAD/RMS previous experience. Bilingual speaking skills are desirable. 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. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge 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. Skills Required 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. 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 Maricopa city streets, their numbering sequences, and City boundary limits; Learn the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) formats and commands as they pertain to Public Safety Communication Operators; Learn the radio and case disposition codes; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Police Department employees, supervisors, other police and Fire personnel, and callers.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, AZ, USA
Apr 28, 2017
Full Time
General Purpose Salary being offered: $63,049 - $65,435.50 (appointment generally made at the minimum salary range, depending on qualifications) Plus excellent benefit package Maximum Salary for this classification is $86,914. Open until filled - First review Monday, February 13, 2016, at 5:00 p.m., or when a sufficient number of qualified 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. 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 the city. General Purpose The principal function of an employee in this class is to; Preform various accounting duties such as creating and posting entries to the general ledger, reconciling accounts, entering and reporting fixed assets, and compiling financial statements; Research various federal, state, county and local grant opportunities; Work with various departments in through the grant application and monitoring process; prepare and coordinate grant accounting and reporting process. In addition, the Grants and Accounting Coordinator will prepare information for the auditors, assist in budget development and implementation, and participate in special projects. The work is performed under the supervision of a Finance and Budget Manager, but considerable latitude is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. This class is FLSA - Exempt. Essential Duties 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. Serves as a grant coordinator for all municipal grant proposals, applications, and compliance which may include internal and external audits. Assists in analysis and problem solving by reconciling the general ledger, reviewing and developing accounting and internal control policies, assisting in special projects, performing budget analysis and providing recommendations. Researches eligible funding sources including federal, state and local; stays current with available funding sources, and analyzes them to identify potential funding for specific projects and programs. Assists the Financial Services Department with planning city-wide grants budget. Processes accounting work by creating and posting journal entries to general ledger based on supporting documentation, preparing tax reports, reconciling bank statements, and compiling financial statements. Notifies the operating department and provides the operating departments with the grant application and any other documentation applicable to the financial performance of the grant. Reconciles all grant expenditures and revenues that have been recorded to the final grant close out report that has been submitted to the granting agency. Compiles, writes, edits, and presents grant applications. Reviews grant proposals and applications prepared by other city departments for completeness, accuracy, and timeliness Manages sub-recipients and recipients of funding to ensure successful grant awards and grant compliance, coordinates the grants with program staff from grant award to closeout. Prepares the annual Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA schedule) required as part of the City's annual independent audit; responds and develops systems to address any audit findings. Assists with the preparation of the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). Plans, administers, and coordinates the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and other Housing and Urban Development (HUD) related federal grants and housing and redevelopment programs. Meets with staff, the public, other agencies, commissions, elected official and other groups; represents the City and Financial Services Department to community groups, government officials, professional organizations and businesses. Makes presentations to grantors and other groups as required Completes a grant reimbursement requests at least quarterly: reconciles all accounts on grant funds. Reviews all purchases prior to submitting the reimbursement requests to ensure requests are for authorized purchases per the grant requirements. Reviews and updates City Grants Policies and Procedures on a yearly basis. Prepares and sends out a grant report to operating departments that have active grants. Submits all grant applications for the City of Maricopa, assists departments in preparing council staff summary reports relating to grant matters Answers staff questions regarding grant agreements, grant related paperwork, guidelines, city grant procedures, reimbursements and performance reports through the funding agencies Attends grant workshops and conferences to ensure coordination and communication between all parties as it relates to grant compliance and financial management Verifies documents to ensure grant related clauses, certifications and conditions are met Serves as the City's liaison with federal, state, local, private funding sources or community partners Performs pre-award analysis to ensure that departments have budget capacity and personnel to accommodate grants' financial and compliance requirements. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with all departments and the general public. Monitors acquisition and disposal of grant related assets to ensure compliance with grant requirements. Other duties assigned by management Minimum and Preferred Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Accounting or related field; four (4) years professional-level experience performing highly responsible grant accounting and administration, including coordinating, pursuing funding, managing grants and maintaining general ledger accounts. Considerable knowledge and responsible experience in the principles, practices and techniques of governmental grant research, writing and monitoring, with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create reports and keep records. Considerable knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and fund accounting required. Preferred Qualifications The successful applicant will have a strong understanding of the grant life cycle process including practical experience in government grants with demonstrable success in researching, writing, obtaining, and monitoring grants. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and possession of a current Grant Professional Credential from Grant Professional Certification Institute are preferred but not required. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job, may be substituted for Preferred Qualifications at the discretion of the hiring authority. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge The administration, principles and techniques of governmental budgeting, budgetary control, governmental accounting, monitoring and auditing. Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and fund accounting. Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements. Federal, State, County and City laws, codes and ordinances relating to grant awards. The availability of grants, grant applications, grant accounting including OMB Circulars, grant proposals, and administration processes, practices, principles and procedures. Accounting procedures, including general ledger, budget, and assets; City organization, operations, policies and procedures. Grant policies and regulations applicable to various funding agencies. Skills Required Assembling data and preparing analyses with recommendations. Keeping abreast of grant program, identifying grant sources, determining eligibility, completing grant applications, and administering grant programs including reports and audit requirements. Reviewing and analyzing a variety of financial records and reports necessary to document the receipt, allocation, and distribution of funds in a government setting. Working under pressure of deadlines, and establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with employees, officials, other agencies and the general public. Effective oral and written communication. Operation of personal computer including job-related software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; along with knowledge of various accounting software. Ability To Work independently with minimal supervision. Prepare and maintain a variety of accounting systems including but not limited to general ledger, fixed assets and accounting systems. Prepare and review computer input data for monthly financial reports. Prepare annual financial statements, budgets and requisitions. Determine eligibility for a variety of grant proposals; Coordinate and participate in the development of grant applications; Coordinate and participate in the preparation of grant compliance reports; Comprehend and make inferences from legal and administrative written materials; Prepare and align multi-year projections with City's operating budget to sustain level of match required for pursued grants; Monitor budgets through analysis of grant financial data utilizing general ledger accounts; Record financial data and prepare financial reports and projections for use in in-depth analysis of grant funding needs; Prepare and post journal entries and maintain general ledger accounts Speak in public; Conduct research; Monitor and evaluate sub-recipient agreements and evaluate financial information prepared by non-profit organizations.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, AZ, USA
Mar 20, 2017
Seasonal
General Purpose The first review of candidates will be Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 5:00 p.m., or when a sufficient number of applications have been received. The following areas are available: Youth Programs - This position will be for Summer Camps and will not begin until early May for camps in June. Season is from June 5th to July 14th. Aquatics - This position will be for Summer and will not begin until early May for camps in June. Season is from April 10 to October 31st. Front Desk - 19 to 29 hours a week Child Watch - 19 to 29 hours a week Fitness - 19 to 29 hours a week Adult/Youth Sports - 19 to 29 hours a week 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 the city. General Purpose Positions allocable to this class report to a Recreation Services Leader - Youth Programs 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 have knowledge of 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. Essential Duties Essential Duties are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned. Provides a safe and fun environment in which both children and their parents 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 parents. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. 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 operations such as checking in guests. Assist with daily housekeeping duties. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Must be sixteen (16) years of age and must have at least six (6) months experience working with children in a recreation setting that included arts, crafts, games, and activities and previous customer service experience. Position requires working flexible hours and availability for weekend, evening and holiday work. 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; 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. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES 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, AZ, USA
Mar 20, 2017
Seasonal
General Purpose This position will be for Summer seasonal staff and will not begin until late May for a season that starts in April. Season is from April 10th to October 31st. 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: 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. Check-in with Aquatics Coordinator john.garton@maricopa-az.gov #520-316-4607, to pick up your self-study materials ASAP prior to course start date. Course: #3779 Ages: 15+ Day: Fri, Sat, and Sun Date & Time: Feb 24th (4pm to 9pm) & Feb 25-26th (8am - 5pm) *Must complete online portion 1st! Fee: Resident:$125, Non-Resident: $150 Course: #3780 Ages: 15+ Day: Fri, Sat, and Sun Date & Time: March 24th-(4pm to 9pm) & March 25th-26th (8am - 5pm) *Must complete online portion 1st! Fee: Resident:$125, Non-Resident: $150 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 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. General Purpose The primary function of this position is to support daily program operations, set up site and equipment, assist in scheduling and conducting activities, perform customer service, and compile simple reports. Incumbents are part-time employees. This position is FLSA - non-exempt and is part-time/possibly seasonal. Essential Duties 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. 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; All other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: This position requires the possession of a Red Cross or Starfish Lifeguard training certificate, and First Aid/CPR for the professional rescuer certifications. Must be sixteen (16) years of age. The primary duties of this class are performed in an outdoor pool environment that may include working in adverse weather conditions. Preferred Qualifications: Six (6) months to one (1) year experience lifeguarding or instructing aquatic programs. 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. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 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, AZ, USA
Mar 20, 2017
Part Time
General Purpose The first review of candidates will be Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 5:00 p.m., or when a sufficient number of applications have been received. This position will be for Summer seasonal staff and will not begin until late May for a season that starts in April. Season is from April 10th to October 31st. 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. 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 the city. General Purpose 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 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 Qualifications Minimum Qualification(s) Required: Some (1 - 2 seasons) experience as a Lifeguard. Must be eighteen (18) years of age and possess Red Cross or Starfish Lifeguard training certificate and First Aid/CPR for the professional rescuer certifications and a valid Lifeguard Certificate (LGT) requires individuals to be at least fifteen (15) years of age. Preferred/Desirable Qualification(s): Graduation from high school or GED preferred. Head Lifeguard Training Module, Lifeguard Instructor. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and First Aid Course certifications; Water Safety Instructor Certification (WSI); Lifeguard Instructor Certification (LGI?Star Guard Instructor or equivalent); Certified Pool Operator or Aquatics Facility Operator Certified; Knowledge and understanding of current Parks and Recreation principles and trends; Private Sector experience. Substance Abuse Testing: Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures. The primary duties of this class are performed in an outdoor pool environment that may include working in adverse weather conditions 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 City Manager. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 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, AZ, USA
Mar 20, 2017
Part Time
General Purpose These position will be for Swim Lesson Instructor, Water Aerobics Instructor ($16.92 per hour), and Water Safety Instructor ((Swim Coach) $12.02 per hour) they are part of our summer seasonal staff and will not begin until late May for a season that starts in April. The season is from April 10th to October 31st. 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. 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 newly incorporated city. This is an FLSA-Non-Exempt position. Position may be in the following areas: Personal Trainer Fitness Instructor Swim Team Coach Lifeguard Instructor Water Safety Instructor Trainer Enrichment Class Instructor Music, Piano, Violin, Trumpet, etc. Dance Cooking Sewing, Quilting, Knitting, etc. Any other specialty that you may provide Sports Instructors Massage Therapist Essential Duties 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. Setting up for program activities and serving as an on-site instructor. Maintaining facilities and equipment. Producing curriculum and lesson plans for programs. Performing unskilled clerical work and other duties relating to conducting programs. Monitoring use of City owned equipment and reporting any damaged or unsafe equipment to the facility manager. Observing and actively instructing activities. Assisting in maintaining order in compliance with established rules. Providing routine information on facility rules and division activities to participants and the general public. Assist with daily housekeeping duties in program areas. Collaborating with program manager to secure facilities, produce class descriptions and establish needs for classes offered. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Qualifications Minimum Qualifications This position requires the applicant to be eighteen (18) years or older. In some cases the position may require additional certifications. Fitness and health instructors must have a nationally recognized group fitness and or personal training certificate. Position requires working flexible hours and availability for weekend, evening and holiday work. Preferred Qualifications: First Aid and CPR certification Certification in area of Expertise 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. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of: Recreational activities Area of expertise 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, AZ, USA
Mar 20, 2017
Part Time
General Purpose One (1) position available that Specialize in Senior/Adult Fitness Programs 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 newly incorporated city. This is an FLSA Non-Exempt position. Position may be in the following areas: Fitness Instructor Senior/Adult Fitness Programs Essential Duties 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. Setting up for program activities and serving as an on-site instructor. Maintaining facilities and equipment. Producing curriculum and lesson plans for programs. Performing unskilled clerical work and other duties relating to conducting programs. Monitoring use of City owned equipment and reporting any damaged or unsafe equipment to the facility manager. Observing and actively instructing activities. Assisting in maintaining order in compliance with established rules. Providing routine information on facility rules and division activities to participants and the general public. Assist with daily housekeeping duties in program areas. Collaborating with program manager to secure facilities, produce class descriptions and establish needs for classes offered. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Qualifications Minimum Qualifications This position requires the applicant to be eighteen (18) years or older. In some cases the position may require additional certifications. Fitness and health instructors must have a nationally recognized group fitness and or personal training certificate. Position requires working flexible hours and availability for weekend, evening and holiday work. Must have the following or be able to obtain the following within four (4) months of hire date: Silver Sneaker Certified Certified Personal Trainer Certified Group Fitness Trainer Preferred Qualifications: First Aid and CPR certification Certification in area of Expertise 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. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of: Recreational activities Area of expertise 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, AZ, USA
Mar 20, 2017
Full Time
General Purpose 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 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 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. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 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 Maricopa, Arizona 85139, United States
Feb 16, 2017
Full Time
Essential Duties are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills.  They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it.  Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned. Performs economic development and support work to broaden the City's retail, commercial, and industrial base. Works closely with the Arizona Department of Commerce, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), Maricopa Chamber of Commerce, and other strategic alliance partners to support and promote the City to various business clients. Assists the Department Director of Economic Development in representing the City on economic development boards and committees; prepares reports on economic development and redevelopment activities for administration, advisory boards, and City Council; serves as City liaison to citizen committees, non-profit organizations, special interest groups, and neighborhood groups concerning economic development issues and problems; makes presentations to these groups as assigned. Influences and builds relationships with prospects, consultants, company decision makers, and media information sources; solicits development proposals from private development companies; establishes and strengthens relationships with local businesses. Evaluates projects utilizing cost/benefit analysis, fiscal and economic impact and relevant multiplier factors. Assists potential new business in site selection; coordinates key activities to facilitate the location process. Generates complex queries in existing databases and researches lists of existing and prospective businesses for the purposes of attraction, retention efforts and lead generation. Updates, designs, and edits a variety of promotional/marketing materials for the purposes of business attraction and retention; develops and maintains files, records, databases, listings, and other reference materials used to recruit and retain businesses, including business trends, demographic profiles, and related materials. Conducts statistical and analytical research on economic and development issues and identify information needed to conduct studies from varying sources including but not limited to databases, field investigations, publications, government reports and records, department files and personal interviews; analyze data pertaining to development, land use, demographic conditions, and future projections; identifies trends and/or develops projections; prepares research reports and present information as requested. Experience event planning, design, and production while managing all project delivery elements within time limits Responds to requests for information from business prospects, clients, and residents. Other duties as assigned. Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, economic development, marketing, public or business administration, or a related field.  Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in an economic development, marketing, business attraction and/or development research, community development planning, or a related field. Significant experience in marketing, brand development, and promotional material creation.  Valid Arizona Operator's Driver's License.    Preferred Qualifications Two (2) years' experience in an economic development environment in a municipal setting; The ability to speak a second language; and Designation as a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD). 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. Knowledge of: Principles, procedures and strategies of economic development in a government environment, demographic-economic trends, and forecasting Marketing and research methods, principles and procedures Statistical and financial analysis and presentation Computer software and applications related to database development and maintenance Project administration Customer service principles Skills required: Planning, organizing, preparing, presenting and defending reports and studies Making complex decisions and interpretation in accordance with established rules, policies and procedures Problem-solving and decision making Research, analysis, and the preparation of recommendations to management Group facilitation Computer software including word processing, spreadsheet and database applications Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction. 
City of Maricopa Maricopa, Arizona 85139, United States
Feb 16, 2017
Full Time
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.   Serves as a grant coordinator for all municipal grant proposals, applications, and compliance which may include internal and external audits. Assists in analysis and problem solving by reconciling the general ledger, reviewing and developing accounting and internal control policies, assisting in special projects, performing budget analysis and providing recommendations. Researches eligible funding sources including federal, state and local; stays current with available funding sources, and analyzes them to identify potential funding for specific projects and programs. Assists the Financial Services Department with planning city-wide grants budget. Processes accounting work by creating and posting journal entries to general ledger based on supporting documentation, preparing tax reports, reconciling bank statements, and compiling financial statements. Notifies the operating department and provides the operating departments with the grant application and any other documentation applicable to the financial performance of the grant.  Reconciles all grant expenditures and revenues that have been recorded to the final grant close out report that has been submitted to the granting agency. Compiles, writes, edits, and presents grant applications. Reviews grant proposals and applications prepared by other city departments for completeness, accuracy, and timeliness Manages sub-recipients and recipients of funding to ensure successful grant awards and grant compliance, coordinates the grants with program staff from grant award to closeout. Prepares the annual Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA schedule) required as part of the City's annual independent audit; responds and develops systems to address any audit findings. Assists with the preparation of the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). Plans, administers, and coordinates the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and other Housing and Urban Development (HUD) related federal grants and housing and redevelopment programs. Meets with staff, the public, other agencies, commissions, elected official and other groups; represents the City and Financial Services Department to community groups, government officials, professional organizations, and businesses. Makes presentations to grantors and other groups as required Completes a grant reimbursement requests at least quarterly: reconciles all accounts on grant funds. Reviews all purchases prior to submitting the reimbursement requests to ensure requests are for authorized purchases per the grant requirements. Reviews and updates City Grants Policies and Procedures on a yearly basis. Prepares and sends out a grant report to operating departments that have active grants. Submits all grant applications for the City of Maricopa, assists departments in preparing council staff summary reports relating to grant matters Answers staff questions regarding grant agreements, grant-related paperwork, guidelines, city grant procedures, reimbursements and performance reports through the funding agencies Attends grant workshops and conferences to ensure coordination and communication between all parties as it relates to grant compliance and financial management Verifies documents to ensure grant related clauses, certifications and conditions are met Serves as the City's liaison with federal, state, local, private funding sources or community partners Performs pre-award analysis to ensure that departments will have the budget capacity and personnel to accommodate grants' financial and compliance requirements. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with all departments and the general public. Monitors acquisition and disposal of grant related assets to ensure compliance with grant requirements. Other duties assigned by management Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications   Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Accounting or related field; four (4) years professional-level experience performing highly responsible grant accounting and administration, including coordinating, pursuing funding, managing grants and maintaining general ledger accounts. Considerable knowledge and responsible experience in the principles, practices, and techniques of governmental grant research, writing and monitoring, with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create reports and keep records.   Considerable knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and fund accounting required.   Preferred Qualifications   The successful applicant will have a strong understanding of the grant life cycle process including practical experience in government grants with demonstrable success in researching, writing, obtaining, and monitoring grants. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and possession of a current Grant Professional Credential from Grant Professional Certification Institute are preferred but not required.   Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job, may be substituted for Preferred Qualifications at the discretion of the hiring authority. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge The administration, principles, and techniques of governmental budgeting, budgetary control, governmental accounting, monitoring, and auditing. Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and fund accounting. Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements. Federal, State, County and City laws, codes and ordinances relating to grant awards. The availability of grants, grant applications, grant accounting including OMB Circulars, grant proposals, and administration processes, practices, principles, and procedures. Accounting procedures, including general ledger, budget, and assets; City organization, operations, policies, and procedures. Grant policies and regulations applicable to various funding agencies. Skills Required Assembling data and preparing analysis with recommendations. Keeping abreast of the grant program, identifying grant sources, determining eligibility, completing grant applications, and administering grant programs including reports and audit requirements. Reviewing and analyzing a variety of financial records and reports necessary to document the receipt, allocation, and distribution of funds in a government setting. Working under pressure of deadlines, and establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with employees, officials, other agencies and the general public. Effective oral and written communication. The operation of a personal computer including job-related software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; along with knowledge of various accounting software. Ability To Work independently with minimal supervision. Prepare and maintain a variety of accounting systems including but not limited to general ledger, fixed assets, and accounting systems. Prepare and review computer input data for monthly financial reports. Prepare annual financial statements, budgets and requisitions. Determine eligibility for a variety of grant proposals; Coordinate and participate in the development of grant applications; Coordinate and participate in the preparation of grant compliance reports; Comprehend and make inferences from legal and administrative written materials; Prepare and align multi-year projections with City's operating budget to sustain level of match required for pursued grants; Monitor budgets through analysis of grant financial data utilizing general ledger accounts; Record financial data and prepare financial reports and projections for use in in-depth analysis of grant funding needs; Prepare and post journal entries and maintain general ledger accounts Speak in public; Conduct research; Monitor and evaluate sub-recipient agreements and evaluate financial information prepared by non-profit organizations.