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.

 

 

10 job(s) at City of Maricopa

City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Feb 20, 2020
Full Time
General Summary The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required, assigned, and expected commensurate with the administrative needs of the city. This is an FLSA-non-exempt full-time position. This position is open until filled. The Engineering Inspector performs paraprofessional engineering work involving construction project coordination and management, plan and specification review, cost estimating, and complete inspection and documentation of construction activities for water, sewer, storm sewer, street lights, sidewalks, structures, grading, and drainage on private and public construction projects. The role of an Engineering Inspector in the City of Maricopa is to provide the best inspection services possible with an emphasis on excellent customer service. This means the inspector uses their knowledge of city codes and their inter-personal skills to the benefit of all that they contact during the course of their work. This expectation may require creative problem solving, out of the box thinking, and a positive attitude to have development projects move along the approval process in a timely and efficient manner while also ensuring that the minimum code standards are incorporated into the built environment as the code intends. The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at hr@maricopa-az.gov . Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned. Performs inspection and documentation of construction activities for roadway pavement, water, sewer, storm water, street lights, sidewalks, structures, private utilities, and grading and drainage to ensure compliance with approved plans and specifications. Interprets, applies, and enforces the provisions of the City's Engineering Design Standards and Policies and other applicable federal, state, and local codes, laws, regulations, specifications, standards, policies, and procedures. Maintains and tracks project construction schedules and payments through project progress meetings with contractors, engineers, project owners, and others. Reviews engineering plans for constructability; analyzes problems associated with strict compliance of plans and specifications, and recommends alternate approaches; suggests corrections for defects and inadequacies and requires corrections to comply with applicable city ordinances and codes. Facilitates coordination of construction activities with other City departments, divisions, and sections, and with outside agencies. Maintains and tracks project budgets; documents time and material work for payment to contractors; reviews and approves quantities associated with payment applications for City projects. Meets with private utilities on a regular basis to determine routes and location of new facilities based on factors such as preservation of city pavements, traffic impacts, and aesthetics of above-ground equipment; coordinates joint-trench opportunities. Conducts site inspections of overhead and underground communications facilities to ensure outside plan facilities meet National Electric Safety Code (NESC) and City requirements. Coordinates and signs off on final walk-through of projects to verify all field conditions comply with specifications and standards; initiates letter of acceptance for release of Certificate of Occupancy when all work meets specifications and standards. Ensures all changes are correctly recorded on final as-built plans, such as location of water valves, manholes, waterlines, sewer lines, and other utilities. Prepares and maintains records of inspection activities, prepares reports, enters project data into a computerized tracking system and attends meetings; maintains detailed project files. Solves problems and disputes with contractors regarding quality of work, construction costs, or derivation from schedule. On an as needed basis, reviews private development plans, reports, and plats submitted by developers, landowners, and engineers for adequacy of application and conformance to City engineering ordinances and standards. On an as needed basis, prepares documents for plan review by identifying corrections and inadequacies, making comments, and requiring that all corrections meet the requirements of pertinent City codes. Recommends revisions/updates to the Engineering Design Standards and Policies Manual. Exhibits a service orientation towards customers and maintains productive working relationships. Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures. Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Performs inspection and documentation of construction activities for roadway pavement, water, sewer, storm water, street lights, sidewalks, structures, private utilities, and grading and drainage to ensure compliance with approved plans and specifications. Interprets, applies, and enforces the provisions of the City's Engineering Design Standards and Policies and other applicable federal, state, and local codes, laws, regulations, specifications, standards, policies, and procedures. Maintains and tracks project construction schedules and payments through project progress meetings with contractors, engineers, project owners, and others. Reviews engineering plans for constructability; analyzes problems associated with strict compliance of plans and specifications, and recommends alternate approaches; suggests corrections for defects and inadequacies and requires corrections to comply with applicable city ordinances and codes. Facilitates coordination of construction activities with other City departments, divisions, and sections, and with outside agencies. Maintains and tracks project budgets; documents time and material work for payment to contractors; reviews and approves quantities associated with payment applications for City projects. Meets with private utilities on a regular basis to determine routes and location of new facilities based on factors such as preservation of city pavements, traffic impacts, and esthetics of above-ground equipment; coordinates joint-trench opportunities. Conducts site inspections of overhead and underground communications facilities to ensure outside plan facilities meet National Electric Safety Code (NESC) and City requirements. Coordinates and signs off on final walk-through of projects to verify all field conditions comply with specifications and standards; initiates letter of acceptance for release of Certificate of Occupancy when all work meets specifications and standards. Ensures all changes are correctly recorded on final as-built plans, such as location of water valves, manholes, waterlines, sewer lines, and other utilities. Prepares and maintains records of inspection activities, prepares reports, enters project data into a computerized tracking system and attends meetings; maintains detailed project files. Solves problems and disputes with contractors regarding quality of work, construction costs, or derivation from schedule. On an as needed basis, reviews private development plans, reports, and plats submitted by developers, landowners, and engineers for adequacy of application and conformance to City engineering ordinances and standards. On an as needed basis, prepares documents for plan review by identifying corrections and inadequacies, making comments, and requiring that all corrections meet the requirements of pertinent City codes. Recommends revisions/updates to the Engineering Design Standards and Policies Manual. Exhibits a service orientation towards customers and maintains productive working relationships. Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures. Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience High school diploma or GED equivalency Minimum of five (5) years of experience in construction project coordination or inspection or related field Must have valid Arizona driver's license Preferred Qualifications Associates degree or higher in construction management, engineering, or a related field America Concrete Inspection Certification Arizona Technical Testing Institute Certification National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) Certification America Public Works Association (APWA) Certification Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job, may be substituted for Preferred Qualifications at the discretion of the hiring authority. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Skills Required: Work requires initiative and independent judgment Knowledge of project management techniques and practices Plan and specification review and interpretation Budget development and management Current construction methods, surveying techniques, and materials acceptance testing Inspection, enforcement, and review of City, MAG and other applicable codes and specifications as applied to construction sites Standard practices and procedures for field inspections Safety requirements on construction sites and traffic safety procedures Operation of a personal computer including job-related software applications that apply to the work performed High ethical standards, active participation in teamwork, strong safety principles and awareness Ability To: Assign, coordinate, supervise, and evaluate contractor work; negotiate with contractors to resolve disputes Monitor projects from design through completion Develop, maintain, and monitor project budgets Work in a consensus management environment Work patiently and tactfully with a diverse customer environment Perform basic mathematical calculations Review and approve quantities associated with payment applications for City and Federal funded projects Relate plans, diagrams, and blueprints to projects in various stages of construction and completion Performance Aptitudes Physical Demands : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee will be required to sit and talk or hear, regularly required to use hands and feet to operate tools and controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee will be required to walk, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and may frequently lift and or move up to 100 pounds. Project Management : Tasks require the ability to schedule, coordinate, and manage various projects of varying degrees of difficulty, size and complexity. Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials : Tasks require the ability to operate, maneuver, and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials, commensurate with duties of the position. Social and Interpersonal Communication Skills : Position requires professional social and interpersonal communication skills, requiring significant internal and external interaction. Reasoning : Position requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness, and innovation in situations involving evaluation of information. Work Environment : While performing the duties of this position, the employee occasionally works near moving, mechanical parts and in the outside weather conditions. The employee will be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes, or airborne particles and vibration. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Feb 20, 2020
Full Time
General Summary The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required, assigned, and expected commensurate with the administrative needs ofthe city. This position will be open until filled. The role of an Engineering Plans Examiner in the City of Maricopa is to provide the best plan review services possible with an emphasis on excellent customer service. This means the Engineering Plans Examiner uses their code knowledge to the benefit of all that they contact during the course of their work. In this sense the Engineering Plans Examiner's customers include such people as the building owner, business owner, architect, engineer, superintendent, permit technician, planner, inspector, tenant, resident, etc. In essence, all who have a stake in the construction process or in the use of a finished building are to be considered customers. As customers, all those who interact with the Engineering Plans Examiner are to be treated with respect. When problems arise, the Engineering Plans Examiner uses their exceptional knowledge to the benefit of the associated customers. This expectation may require creative problem solving, out of the box thinking, and a positive attitude to have the proposed projects move along the approval process in a timely and efficient manner while also ensuring that the minimum code standards are incorporated into the built environment as the code intends. The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at hr@maricopa-az.gov . Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned. Reviews private development plans, reports, and plats (including geotechnical reports and survey documents) submitted by developers, landowners and engineers for adequacy of application and conformance to City engineering ordinances and standards. Prepares documents for plan review by identifying corrections and inadequacies, making comments, and requiring that all corrections meet the requirements of pertinent City codes. Classify and log new projects for plan review and create plan review reports. Prepare paperwork needed to process and issue permits. Confers with and provides information to property owners, contractors, developers, engineers, architects and the general public regarding conformance to standards, plans, specifications and codes; explains codes, requirements and procedures and evaluates alternatives. Coordinates work with other city departments, contractors, regulatory bodies and other public agencies. Prepares engineering documents, including agreements, maps, legal descriptions, resolutions and ordinances. On an as needed basis, performs inspection and documentation of applicable construction activities. On an as needed basis, coordinates and signs off on final walk-through of projects to verify all field conditions comply with specifications and standards; initiates letter of acceptance for release of Certificate of Occupancy when all work meets specifications and standards. Prepares a variety of written materials, including staff reports and engineering reports. Conducts studies and confers with the public regarding traffic issues. Attends meetings with internal and external stakeholders and promotes department and or City activities and objectives. Maintains liaison with other regulatory agencies and public or private entities, while fostering collaborative relationships to the mutual benefit of the City and these organizations. Aids other employees or departments as needed. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience Two (2) years of full-time professional level experience in municipal plan reviews in a public sector setting. Possession of a valid Arizona driver's license is required. Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a closely related field Registration as a Land Surveyor (R.L.S); Registration in the State of Arizona as a Professional Engineer with proficiency in civil engineering; Five (5) or more years of full-time professional level experience in municipal plan reviews in a public sector setting; Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job, may be substituted for Preferred Qualifications at the discretion of the hiring authority. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Engineering design theories and principles; Construction and surveying theories and principles; Applicable laws, regulations, codes, policies and engineering standard practices; Computer applications related to the work, including basic GIS and AutoCAD concepts and applications; Techniques for effectively representing the City in contacts with government agencies, community groups, various business, professional and regulatory organizations, and with property owners, developers, contractors and the public; Professional written and oral communication skills; Microsoft Office suite and MS Project; City-wide safety policy and practices concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring. Ability to: Multi-task and be flexible, and work in a fast-paced and ever-changing diverse environment; Work independently with minimal supervision and using independent judgment; Maintain attention to detail resulting in high quality deliverables; Apply the principles and practices of conflict and problem resolution to aid in the successful completion of development projects; Identify, communicate and negotiate the resolution of complex issues; Develop and implement policies and procedures to expedite the development review process in order to enhance customer service; Express ideas, both orally and written, to a variety of audiences, including public officials, managers, other city staff, developers, contractors and the general public Prepare oral and written reports and maintain system tracking and performance records; Operate standard office equipment and a personal computer using program applications appropriate to assigned duties; Work in a safe manner and report unsafe activity and conditions. Skills required: Developing and reviewing engineering plans and designs for municipal public works projects; Advanced trouble-shooting methodologies; Communicating effectively, orally and in writing, including making public presentations to the City Council and / or commissions; Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with professionals, other agencies, city staff, and the public; Proficient in using office equipment, including a personal computer and software applications; Analyzing municipal systems, procedures and controls, and recommending improvements. OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS: Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort including, but not limited to, lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling, etc. of objects and materials of light weight (generally 25 pounds and less). Tasks may involve extended periods of time in seated position and at a keyboard or workstation. 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, Arizona, United States
Feb 07, 2020
Part Time
General Summary Positions allocable to this class report to a Recreation Services Specialist and/or a Recreation Coordinator and are responsible for following the directions to implement educational, cultural, athletic, and special event recreation and program activities. Recreation Service Lead employees must be able to follow the lead of the Recreation Leader, Recreation Services Specialist and/or Recreation Coordinator and have knowledge of facility operations, recreation programs and activities; knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal service; the ability to work independently; the ability to follow a plan, be organized, and conduct recreation activities; the ability to lead individuals and groups of children, teens, and adults; and effective verbal and written communication skills. This RSL position is for the Special Events Division of Community Services. The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at hr@maricopa-az.gov . Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Essential Duties & Responsibilities The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Provides a safe and fun environment in which both patrons of all ages feel comfortable. Provides corrective action as needed and maintaining order in compliance with established rules. Ability to open and close recreation facilities, parks and Copper Sky Multi-Generational Center following the correct procedures. May act as Manager on Duty at opening and closing of a facility, park and/or at Sky Multi-Generational Center Ability to work the front desk such as answering phones, taking registrations and processing payments without assistance. Seeks assistance from other Recreation Aides, Recreation Lead, Recreation Services Specialist or Recreation Coordinator Ability and authority to issue credits and refunds if necessary. Observing and actively participate in activities. Assists the lead in completing and reporting accidents or injuries occurring in the assigned area. Communicate with the lead and supervisor concerning cleaning supplies and program material needed. Develop positive relations with customers; communicate recreation programs information to participants, parents and the public. Maintaining facilities and equipment. Make equipment available and monitoring use. Providing routine information on facility rules and division activities to participants and the general public. Assist with daily housekeeping duties. Writes simple reports including completes daily reports, facility attendance and membership/rental forms. Meets standards and objectives as outlined by supervisors. Abides by City rules and regulations involved with activities of registration, publicity, City policies and safety. Ability to activate and execute the Emergency Action Plan. Performs cash handling procedures as needed, such as collecting fees for programs, services, or commodities and maintaining related records, opening and closing register, documenting overages and shortages, preparing deposits for review, and taking advance registration or reservations for facility use. Reconciles cash drawers with other Recreation staff. Incumbents in this class may be rotated or transferred to other facilities and/or assignments based on department or seasonal needs. Performing clerical work and other duties relating to job requirements. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience Must be eighteen (18) years of age. Be proficient in Active Net; or become proficient within three (3) months. Test will be given to check proficiency. Ability to lead staff and customers when the emergency plan is activated. Trained in opening and closing duties Trained and proficient in the cash handling procedures. Ability to give quality membership tours and make sales Write Accident and incident reports Ability to respond to customers as an acting Manager on Duty (M.O.D). Position requires working flexible hours and availability for weekend, evening and holiday work. Preferred Qualifications Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and First Aid Course; certification. American Red Cross Babysitting Certificate desired; Previous Public Sector Experience; Bilingual skills a plus. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Recreational activities Skill in: Meet and deal tactfully and effectively with the public; Working with youth; Perform simple mathematical calculations and perform multiple duties simultaneously; Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; Establish and maintain effective working relationships; Customer Service Skill Ability to: Physical movement
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Feb 06, 2020
Full Time
General Summary The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required, assigned, and expected commensurate with the administrative needs of a newly incorporated city. Candidates must be able to obtain the AZ Post Certification within six (6) months of hire. The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at hr@maricopa-az.gov . Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned. Working in succinct collaboration with the next level of Command Staff, the fundamental reason this classification exists is to supervise the activities of an assigned area or within a section of the Police Department; or perform responsible staff and administrative functions. Incumbents of this class function as the commanding officer of a uniformed police team or an assigned shift of the patrol section. In some assignments, incumbents are required to become involved in situations requiring extreme physical exertion. Supervision is exercised over Police Sergeants, Police Officers, civilian supervisors and employees. In the absence of the next level of Command Staff, assumes charge of police activities at the scene of major criminal incidents, civil disturbances, and other major emergencies or events. Work is performed under general orders received from a Police Commander or other higher ranking supervisor, and performance is reviewed through observation of results and evaluation of reports submitted. This position may require irregular working assignments, which includes working nights, weekends, holidays, rotating shifts, swing shifts, and occasional callbacks, as needed, or as assigned. Designated as an "essential employee," incumbent may be required to remain on duty without advance notice due to emergencies or staffing shortages. Assists with plans, operations and administrative resources to accomplish department goals and objectives. Responsible for patrol operations; special event planning; emergency management investigations, reports and report writing; application and enforcement of departmental policies and procedures, professional standards performance evaluations, customer and staff relations development and execution of in-service training and (new hire) field training & evaluation; crime prevention education; and community based outreach & initiatives. Performs administrative and technical work of a difficult nature including planning, organizing, supervising, and managing all aspects of work in an assigned area. Has full responsibility for Police activities in a specific section of the City involving: the management of personnel, stations, equipment, and field emergencies on an assigned shift; or in a special investigative; or has important administrative responsibilities within a division of the department. Assists the next level of Command Staff in the implementation, and maintenance of internal policies, procedures, and practices. Ensures that all operational, administrative, and organizational matters are uniformly executed, and effectively communicated. Selects, trains, supervises and evaluates staff. Plans, organizes and directs the work of management, professional, clerical/technical and other personnel in administrative/support services. Investigates, analyzes and reports upon employee performance and misconduct; recommends specialized training, professional development, disciplinary and corrective actions. Manages criminal and non-criminal case loads employing proper investigative and interview techniques, including processing of crime scenes, rules of evidence, court system and proper courtroom procedures, search and seizure laws, and federal and state asset forfeiture procedures. Incumbent exercises considerable knowledge, training and experience for executing duties independently, and within applicable legal/ policy parameters and limitations. Performs other duties as required. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience Internal candidates must have two (2) years of current experience as a Police Sergeant with the Maricopa Police Department; external candidates must have four (4) years of consecutive experience as a Sergeant or higher, with a municipal agency comparable in size or larger than MPD (50-100 sworn officers). Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree. Must demonstrate sound knowledge and practical application of police administration, operations, organization, planning, personnel management and resource management. Essential skill set includes excellent customer service based skills, advanced supervisory and managerial performance, and experience in providing a full range of public safety services in a similar Police environment. Additional essential skill sets include excellent customer service based skills, to include ability to communicate effectively and efficiently both orally and in writing (i.e. preparing professional business correspondence, policies manuals and presentations). Must obtain an Arizona driver's license within 30 days of hire. Must pass an AZ POST background check and polygraph examination, medical exam, drug and alcohol screening and be AZ POST certified at time of appointment. Use of personal or City vehicles on City business is required; individual must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record; use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employees not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, public administration or related field Successful completion of IACP/AZ Post leadership in police organizations course. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job, may be substituted for evaluation at the discretion of city management. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Principles and practices of supervision and personnel administration; Principal-based leadership and ethical decision-making; United States and Arizona Constitutions, Federal, State and City criminal and traffic laws and ordinances, and related court decisions; Maricopa Police Department policies, procedures, operations orders, and general orders; federal, state, and City criminal and traffic laws, ordinances, and related court decisions; City of Maricopa Management Policies and Personnel Rules; Current trends and developments in law enforcement; General social problems and cultural diversity of citizenry; Modern police methods, practices, and procedures; Geography of the City, community service organizations, location of facilities and buildings, City of Maricopa Policies, Rules and Procedures. Skills required: Produce written documents in the English language with clearly organized thoughts using proper sentence construction, punctuation, and grammar; Demonstrate proficiency in widely used and contemporary computer based applications (i.e. Microsoft Office suite); Communicate in the English language with the general public, coworkers, subordinates or others by phone, police radio system, or in person in a group or one-to-one setting; Evaluate a situation, make effective decisions under pressure, and take appropriate action; Recognize and control sources of personal stress in order to perform requirements. Ability to: Perform a broad range of supervisory responsibilities over others; Work cooperatively, courteously, but firmly with all segments of the public; Observe and monitor data, objects, people or behavior to determine compliance with prescribed operating or safety standards and recall details; Use firearms and related police emergency equipment; Comprehend and make inferences from material written in the English language and learn job-related material through observation, structured lecture or oral instruction; Remain in a standing or sitting position for extended periods of time; Maintain moral integrity; Work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements; Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others Travel across rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; Maintain acceptable level of physical fitness to meet department standards; Must meet the qualifications to wear a tight fitting respirator by passing a medical evaluation in accordance with Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.134 by hire or promotion date and must maintain certification; Detect alarms, sirens, gunshots, and other audible signs of warning in order to detect crimes, determine directions, and ascertain the seriousness of incidents; Detect natural gas leaks, toxic gases, smoke, hazardous materials, alcohol, and drugs, in order to ascertain physical impairment that may lead to arrest, determine medical emergency status, and determine the seriousness of incidents; May be required to use a respirator when performing duties requiring exposure to hazardous chemicals and evidence that may be biohazardous and carcinogenic; Observe, inspect, and monitor vehicles, traffic signals, people's behavior, suspicious activity, traffic and weather conditions, and subordinates' conduct and appearance to determine compliance with applicable laws, codes, and departmental policies/standards, and make decisions regarding pursuits and arrests; Maintain the ability to perform all duties of a Police Officer, including making forceful arrests and firing a weapon; Enter data or information into a terminal or personal computer to enter reports, monitor calls and subordinates' activities, run inquiries, and send and retrieve electronic mail messages; Effectively deal with the public under adverse situations; and supervising and evaluating the work of subordinates.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Jan 21, 2020
Full Time
General Summary The principal role of an employee in this class is to perform professional accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, statistical analyses, and preparation of accounting schedules for the compilation of the City's comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). This employee will perform a variety of professional level accounting duties involving the accounting, recording and reporting of financial transactions for the City; review accounting records for accuracy; and prepare financial reports, statements and special financial analyses. The employee will be expected to coordinate the operations of the accounts receivable and/or payable and/or payroll functions of the city; assist in the overall process of preparing and administering the City's annual operating and capital budgets. The employee will be expected to prepare reports and related debt schedules for bond compliance, and inclusion in the CAFR. This position will be open until filled. The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at hr@maricopa-az.gov . Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Essential Duties & Responsibilities The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Coordinates the preparation of the schedule of expenditures of federal awards (SEFA), during the performance of the City's single audit by the external auditors. Serves as the liaison between the financial services division and the City's Business Systems Analyst in the development of roles and expansion of use of the City's financial management systems. Audits the functions of all cash collection points within the City. Manages organizational projects, respond to department inquiries and spearhead financial services activities or projects. Demonstrates initiative in meeting deadlines, working independently on accounting analyses, as well as identifying ways to improve processes within the financial services division. Works on the preparation and/or review and revision of an accounting manual for use by the financial services division and other City staff. Reviews accounting activities, transactions, and reconciliations; prepares adjusting journal entries to correct financial records; ensures accuracy and compliance with state, federal and local regulations and with generally accepted accounting principles. Responsible for the timely and accurate reporting of the City's financial position and results of operations while developing and ensuring compliance with City financial policies and procedures. Approves final documents and transactions; identifies discrepancies; initiates and/or implements corrective actions to resolve discrepancies and correct errors; and knowledgeable of grants and grant accounting. Supervises the activities of department staff to ensure compliance and implementation of various administrative functions and financial activities, to include scheduling, training, coaching, mentoring, evaluating work performance using written performance evaluations, hiring, and counseling staff to correct deficiencies and implement discipline procedures. Oversees with the compilation of the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and other financial reports; and ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations and audit requirements. Responds to questions and requests for information from employees, managers, and the general public; explains and interprets accounting policies, procedures and regulations; and resolves complaints and issues which cannot be addressed by subordinate staff. Expected to exercise considerable initiative and independence in managing the overall day-to-day activities of the financial services division. Prepares payments by verifying documentation and completing weekly Accounts Payable Check Run. Reviews confidential personnel related reports. Coordinates the preparation, distribution and reporting processes for payroll. Oversees the calculation of wages, overtime and deductions to ensure compliance with applicable regulations. Ensures that payments and government reports are disbursed accurately and on time. Establishes policies and procedures for payroll. Prepares, analyzes and maintains employee salary schedules, benefit cost, and tax cost information for use in budget development and reporting. Performs the costing of any employee group MOU agreements. Gathers, researches, analyzes and compiles information from departments in preparation of the City's operating and capital budgets. Assists in coordinating the information gathering and preparing budget instructions, budget and accounting manuals and related documents. Assists in the preparation of training materials and assists with training department and division budget liaisons. Advises City staff on financial issues, policies and procedures and assists in the maintaining of proper budgetary controls. Assists in the assembling, organizing and reproduction of materials for presentations at budget workshops and seminars for City employees and City Council. Prepares financial documentation for City Council, Auditor General and other state agencies for compliance with established regulations and procedures. Administers assigned accounting programs such as general ledger, payroll, accounts payable, fixes assets, capital projects, building permits, and sales tax reporting. Maintains databases, spreadsheets, tables and other data files. Works as part of the Finance team to improve methods, communication and customer satisfaction with other departments and the general public. Assists with grants management duties, assigned special programs and projects. Assists with quarterly grants reconciliation and maintaining up to date tracking of grant expenditures and revenues. Conducts research, analyzes and prepares financial reports for city departments. Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business Administration or related field. Public sector experience preferred. At least four (4) years of experience in performing citywide/statewide governmental accounting, budgeting or general ledger maintenance, research and/or budgeting activities, or performing work at a senior accountant or higher level. Four (4) years previous experience coordinating a municipal budget, including the preparation, planning, reviewing requests and recommendations, preparing budget proposals, monitoring department budget execution, recommending budget adjustments and linking the City's strategic plan to the budget. Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to make comprehensive reports and keep accurate records, along with demonstrated competence in computer applications. Preferred Qualifications Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification, Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business Administration or related field. Public sector experience preferred. At least five (5) years of experience in performing citywide/statewide governmental accounting, research and/or budgeting activities, or performing work at a senior accountant or higher level. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job, may be substituted for evaluation at the discretion of city management. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Principles, practices and methods of municipal accounting principles, procedures, applications and budget preparation; Principles and practices of public administration and management; Research techniques and methods of report presentation; Principles of organization development personnel management, policy formation and budget preparation. Federal, county state, and local laws, codes and regulations applicable to governmental accounting. Skill in: Project management methods and techniques and time management principles; Operation of personal computer and various software applications for word processing spreadsheets, graphic presentations, database management, etc. Ability to: Interpret data and other information and make decisions in conformance with laws regulations and policies; Plan, organize and coordinate special projects, programs and events of a varied nature; Analyze and interpret statistical data and present findings in a clear and concise manner Analyze issues, independently formulate recommendations; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, supervisory personnel, state and local elected officials and the public; Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; Respond appropriately to public inquiries and present a positive public image. Perform detailed numerical computations. Create detailed reports on a timely basis.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Jan 21, 2020
Full Time
General Summary The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required, assigned, and expected commensurate with the administrative needs of a newly incorporated city. This has been re-opened and will be posted until filled. This position administers a comprehensive fleet maintenance program, including managing the fleet and equipment maintenance. Incumbents are responsible and accountable for divisional strategic planning, have budget responsibility and are charged with program supervision and implementation of services and/or programs. This is a FLSA Exempt position. The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at hr@maricopa-az.gov . Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Essential Duties & Responsibilities The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Manages the fleet maintenance shop and parts sections, while providing assistance to department leadership on a variety of special projects, including management and coordination of operational programs. Manages the daily assigning of work and ensures the completion of tasks; reviews completed work for completeness and accuracy; provides on-the-job training; evaluates job performance; recommends selection of new staff members, promotions, status changes, and discipline; and plans, schedules, and coordinates work operations. Schedules vehicles for repairs and service; prepares both written and oral reports upon request. Makes procedural and operational recommendations, and supervises changes in organization and administrative operation of the shop area as directed. Assists in the establishment and implementation of employee training, shop safety program and tool inventory procedures. Provides input for purchasing of new vehicles/equipment, and shop tools and equipment. Coordinates outside repairs with vendors and monitors progress. Remains available for emergency situations in an on-call status after regular work hours. Obtains estimates on accident vehicles, checks in new vehicles, audits parts to obtain status of items ordered and in stock; coordinates the disposal of all City vehicles/equipment deemed in excess. Coordinates program activities, services, and/or program implementation with private providers, other governmental entities, program users, etc. Monitors agency or program budget including revenues, expenditures and budget projections. Plans and allocates resources to ensure agency policies and state statutes are fully implemented. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience Associates degree or equivalent from two (2) year College or technical school. Five (5) years' experience in a supervisory capacity over mechanics and staff servicing a moderate to large scale fleet. Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job, may be substituted for evaluation at the discretion of city management. Preferred Qualifications Experience in Fuel Management Software and RTA Fleet Management Software is highly preferred. Fleet Manager's Certification in Municipal Operations is desirable. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Principles, theories, and practices of organizational dynamics Principles, theories, and practices of budget management Principles, methods and practices of fleet maintenance operations Skill in: Supervise others by assigning/directing work; conducting employee evaluations, staff training and development, taking appropriate disciplinary/corrective actions, making hiring/termination recommendations, etc. Coordinate the activities or tasks of people, groups and/or organization(s) Provide consultation and/or expert advice or testimony Monitor or track information or data Evaluate information against a set of standards Ability to: Deal with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism Communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing Read, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and/or procedures Develop and/or implement new policies/procedures/standards and/or rules/regulations
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Jan 15, 2020
Part Time
General Summary The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required, assigned, and expected commensurate with the administrative needs of the city. The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at hr@maricopa-az.gov . Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. General Summary Positions allocable to this class report to a Recreation Services Leader and/or a Recreation Coordinator and are responsible for following the directions to implement educational, cultural, athletic, and special event recreation and program activities. Employees must be able to follow the lead of the Recreation Services Leader and/or Recreation Coordinator and have knowledge of facility operations, recreation programs and activities; knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal service; the ability to work independently; the ability to follow a plan, be organized, and conduct recreation activities; the ability to lead individuals and groups of children, teens, and adults; and effective verbal and written communication skills. This classification has duties related to: Copper Sky Front Desk Division Copper Sky Child Watch Division Copper Sky Aquatics Division Copper Sky Fitness Division Recreation Youth & Adult Sports Division Enrichment Programming Division Distinguishing Characteristics: The Recreation Aide II is distinguished from the Recreation Aide I by the former having more knowledge, experience, and independence. This position is not supervisory but may be expected to perform leadership activities as required. This position is FLSA - Non-Exempt and is Part-Time/Possibly Seasonal. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned. Provides a safe and fun environment in which both patrons of all ages feel comfortable. Provides corrective action as needed and maintaining order in compliance with established rules. Observing and actively participate in activities. Assists the lead in completing and reporting accidents or injuries occurring in the assigned area. Communicate with the lead and supervisor concerning cleaning supplies and program material needed. Develop positive relations with customers; communicate recreation programs information to participants and the public. Maintaining facilities and equipment. Assisting lead by making needed equipment available and monitoring use. Providing routine information on facility rules and division activities to participants and the general public. Assist with daily housekeeping duties. Writes simple reports including completes daily reports, facility attendance and membership/rental forms. Meets standards and objectives as outlined by supervisors. Learns City rules and regulations involved with activities of registration, publicity, City policies and safety. Performs cash handling procedures as needed, such as collecting fees for programs, services, or commodities and maintaining related records, opening and closing register, documenting overages and shortages, preparing deposits for review, and taking advance registration or reservations for facility use. Incumbents in this class may be rotated or transferred to other facilities and/or assignments based on department or seasonal needs. Performing unskilled clerical work and other duties relating to job requirements. Develop positive relations with customers; communicate recreation programs information to participants and parents. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. Front Desk positions Assist with operations such as checking in guests. Acts as the frontline staff at the front desk and performs tasks such as answering phones, taking registrations and processing payments. Guides and counsels facility patrons/program participants on park/facility/program rules, care of equipment and acceptable conduct in a helpful, positive manner; assists patrons/program participants in providing information, direction, and education and responds to complaints, inquiries, and information requests. Sets up membership tours, take applications and process payments. Aquatics positions Assist with operations such as checking in guests. Acts as the frontline staff at the front desk and performs tasks such as answering phones, taking registrations and processing payments. Guides and counsels facility patrons/program participants on park/facility/program rules, care of equipment and acceptable conduct in a helpful, positive manner; assists patrons/program participants in providing information, direction, and education and responds to complaints, inquiries, and information requests. Sets up membership tours, take applications and process payments. Ability to stand outside and safely monitor the water slide Be alert and attentive to any situations taking place in a pool facility atmosphere. Child Watchpositions Assist with operations such as checking in children via the establishing child watch safety protocol. Communicate with the parents/guardians of program participants when the need arises. Completing required forms for each child placed in and removed from Child Watch. Answering the child watch phone. Fitness positions Clean and organize Fitness Area, which includes and not limited to machines, equipment, and floors Assist Personal Trainers and Instructors with, administrative duties, classes, and clients Youth Programs positions Provides a safe and fun environment in which both children and their parents feel comfortable during specific programs. Observing and actively participate in activities. Communicate with the lead and supervisor concerning cleaning supplies and program material needed. Maintaining facilities and equipment. Assisting lead by making needed equipment available and monitoring use. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to the completion of the 10th grade (sophomore year), and at least six (6) months experience working in a professional setting. Position requires working flexible hours and availability for weekend, evening and holiday work. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and First Aid Course certification required within the first 6 months of employment. Preferred Qualifications: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and First Aid Course; certification. Previous babysitting experience desired American Red Cross Babysitting Certificate desired Previous public sector experience Previous customer service experience Previous sales experience for Front Desk positions Previous babysitting experience desired for Child Watch positions Previous sports experience for Youth & Adult Sports positions Bilingual skills a plus. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job, may be substituted for Preferred Qualifications at the discretion of the hiring authority. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Recreational activities Skills required: Meet and deal tactfully and effectively with the public Working with youth Perform simple mathematical calculations and perform multiple duties simultaneously Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Establish and maintain effective working relationships Customer Service Skills Abilities: Physical movement
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Dec 18, 2019
Full Time
General Summary The Chief Information Officer's (CIO) role is to provide vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives. The Chief Information Officer directs the planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems in support of business operations in order to improve cost effectiveness, service quality, and business development. This individual is responsible for all aspects of the organization's information technology and systems. First review of applicants will be January 15, 2020. The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at hr@maricopa-az.gov . Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Essential Duties & Responsibilities The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Strategy & Planning Lead IT strategic and operational planning to achieve City goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems across the organization. Develop and maintain an appropriate IT organizational structure that supports the needs of the City. Establish IT departmental goals, objectives, and operating procedures. Identify opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of financial resources in IT systems and resources, including staffing, sourcing, purchasing, and in-house development. Assess and communicate risks associated with IT investments. Develop, track, and control the information technology annual operating and capital budgets. Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives. Direct development and execution of an enterprise-wide disaster recovery and business continuity plan. Acquisition & Deployment Coordinate and facilitate consultation with stakeholders to define business and systems requirements for new technology implementations. Approve, prioritize, and control projects and the project portfolio as they relate to the selection, acquisition, development, and installation of major information systems. Review hardware and software acquisition and maintenance contracts and pursue master agreements to capitalize on economies of scale. Define and communicate corporate plans, policies, and standards for the organization for acquiring, implementing, and operating IT systems. Operational Management Ensure continuous delivery of IT services through oversight of service level agreements with end users and monitoring of IT systems performance. Ensure IT system operation adheres to applicable laws and regulations. Keep current with trends and issues in the IT industry, including current technologies and prices. Advise, counsel, and educate executives and management on their financial impact. Promote and oversee strategic relationships between internal IT resources and external entities, including vendors, and partner organizations. Supervise recruitment, development, retention, and organization of all IT staff in accordance with City budgetary objectives and personnel policies. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience University degree in the field of computer science or business administration. Master's degree in one these fields preferred. Three (3) years of supervisory experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work. Licenses or Certifications Possession of (or ability to obtain within 1 month of hire) a standard driver license Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Strategic planning and execution. Excellent understanding of project management principles. Considerable knowledge of business processes, management, budgeting, and office operations. Substantial exposure to data processing, hardware platforms, enterprise software applications, network configuration and outsourced systems. Good understanding of computer systems characteristics, features, and integration capabilities. Experience with systems design and development from business requirements analysis through to day-to-day management. Proven experience in IT planning, organization, and development. Superior understanding of the organization's goals and objectives. Demonstrated ability to apply IT in solving business problems. In-depth knowledge of applicable laws and regulations as they relate to IT. Strong understanding of human resource management principles, practices, and procedures. Proven leadership ability. Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously. Personal Attributes: Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Strong negotiating skills. Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language. Ability to challenge the status quo. Exceptionally self-motivated and directed. Keen attention to detail. Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities. Exceptional service orientation. Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Nov 25, 2019
Full Time
General Summary The City of Maricopa is a young fast growing community looking for an innovative Chief Financial Officers (CFO) committed to outcomes and continuous process improvement. The CFO will provide leadership that exemplifies the City's commitments to the protection of public funds, ethical decision making, excellent internal and external customer service, and continuous improvement and learning - not only for the department but for the city overall. The CFO is responsible for budgetdevelopment, financial management and status reporting, general accounting, contracts, grants, procurement, customer service delivery, debt management, and audits, among other functions. The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at hr@maricopa-az.gov . Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Essential Duties & Responsibilities The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Develop, plan, recommend, and implement Citywide financial strategies and activities related to the administration of investment, financing, and banking/operational programs; monitor financial trends, investment portfolios, economic conditions, and markets in order to predict impact on the City Treasury; evaluate input from department staff and others to determine appropriate courses of action and direct staff accordingly; administer policies and procedures. Develop and recommend City financial policies and actions to the City Manager as appropriate; administer treasury policies/procedures in accordance with the City's core purpose, mission, vision, and values; assure that treasury activities comply with legal requirements. Coordinate Department activities with those of other departments and outside agencies and organizations; provide staff assistance to the City Manager, Assistant City Manager and City Council; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence. Direct, oversee and participate in the development of the Department's work plan; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures. Supervise and participate in the development and administration of the City and Finance Department's annual operating budget and capital improvement budget; direct the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; implement mid-year adjustments. Oversee the preparation of documentation related to the refinancing of existing debt and the issuance of new debt; direct the preparation of financial reports as required by law; prepare various financial reports and analyses requested by the Assistant City Manager, City Manager and City Council. Review, evaluate and recommend improvements to the City's administrative and financial internal control systems and procedures and ensure audit compliance. Direct the design, implementation, and control of automated financial systems. Select, train, motivate and evaluate personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; implement discipline procedures; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the Department. Represent the Department to outside groups and organizations; participate in outside community and professional groups and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary. Research and prepare technical and administrative reports and studies; prepare written correspondence as necessary. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Analyzes and monitors the City's financial condition in conjunction with the strategic plan making recommendations for improvement and outcomes to the Assistant City Manager, City Manager, and City Council. Establishes division short- and long-range goals and objectives; develops plans and measurements for evaluation. Motivates employees and encourages innovation to achieve division goals. Directs staff in the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. Ensures financial reports are prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Coordinates the annual audit. Act as the City Teasurer and serves on the City Intestment Committee. Participates in reviewing and evaluating memorandums of understanding with the Unions during negotiations. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field. Five (5) years of progressive managerial experience in an executive level position in finance, accounting or auditing sufficient to perform the essential duties described above required. Debt structuring experience Preferred Qualifications Master's degree in business, accounting, finance or a related field CPA and / or GFOA Certification Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Advanced managerial principles, practices and techniques; Strategy development principles and procedures; Financial management principles; Policy and procedure development practices; Applicable theories and principles related to area of assignment; Public administration principles and practices; Applicable Federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations and/or ordinances. Skill in: Managing, monitoring and evaluating staff; Change management; Customer service; Providing leadership; Developing and implementing strategic plans; Developing and managing budgets; Managing financial operations; Developing, executing and implementing policies and procedures; Making sound decisions independently; Interpreting and applying applicable laws, codes, regulations and standards; Using computers and related software 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. Ability to: Direct, monitor and evaluate employees Prioritize and assign work Provide leadership through managing the work of subordinates effectively during stressful situations Manage multiple priorities simultaneously Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals Plan, analyze, and evaluate programs and services, operational needs, and fiscal constraints Coordinate assigned activities and work cooperatively with City departments and the public Protect privileged and/or confidential information
City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Sep 11, 2019
Part Time
General Summary This position will perform various maintenance duties at the community and regional parks. This position will report to the Park Supervisor and will be responsible for adhering to maintenance and safety standards that strengthen the community image and sense of place in all City Parks. This position will possess a strong orientation towards customer service, a stewardship philosophy toward ecosystem management, and will be committed to professional development and perform related duties as required.First review date is September 30, 2019. The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at hr@maricopa-az.gov . Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Essential Duties & Responsibilities The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Basic knowledge of irrigation systems, including timers, sprinkler heads and lines Basic knowledge of turf management principles Maintain athletic activity areas (including mowing and weed control), fences, benches, drinking fountains, sidewalks and restrooms Maintain park by blowing, weed eating and power washing facilities Maintain and repairs playground equipment (including safety checks) Remove graffiti from park area Clean and remove litter from parks, streets, and other public areas Operate and/or drives a variety of light and heavy equipment Inspect and repair tennis and basketball courts (including safety checks) Open and lock public facilities as warranted (e.g. restrooms, concession stands, etc.) Plan, organize, schedule, conduct and direct recreation activities at city facilities or other designate facilities Lead and enforce program policies and procedures with participants Maintain site records, prepare weekly reports, develop program brochures and informational schedules Prepare and distribute flyers, posters and other advertisements for City of Maricopa programs Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience The equivalent of a high school diploma and at least one year experience equivalent to that of a Parks Worker, in supervising youth/adult sports programs and Municipal Park or private landscape companies. Pesticide Applicators Certificate, within one year of appointment is required Preferred qualifications Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and First Aid Course certifications Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Understanding of current Parks and Recreation principles and trends (is desired but not required) Skill in: 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. Professional social and interpersonal communication skills, requiring significant internal and external interaction. Ability to: Schedule, coordinate, and manage various projects of varying degrees of difficulty, size and complexity Ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness, and innovation in situations involving evaluation of information.