The position openings are updated regularly. All positions require a City of Page employment application. Some positions require testing or a Commercial Drivers License (CDL). Applications may be obtained from the City of Page City Hall, 697 Vista Avenue, P.O. Box 1180, Page, Arizona 86040 or by calling (928) 645-4231. Click “How to Apply” for more information

  • Patrol Officer Open or Close

    POSITION:                             Patrol Officer

    DEPARTMENT:                     Police

    RANGE:                                 60 $21.37 - $36.12

    OPENING DATE:                 October 18, 2016

    CLOSING DATE:                  Open till filled. 

     

    EXEMPT:      NON EXEMPT: X      HOURLY: X      SALARIED:      CONTRACT:     

    GENERAL PURPOSE: 

    Officers identify criminal offenders and criminal activity and where appropriate, apprehend offenders and participate in subsequent proceedings.  Identify and reduce the opportunities for the commission of crime through preventative patrol and other measures (including but not limited to community crime prevention and community policing) and facilitate the movement of vehicular and pedestrian traffic.  Aid individuals who are in danger of physical harm, create and maintain a feeling of security in the community. 

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED: 

    Considerable daily supervision until daily tasks are learned, then moderate supervision is available at all times on the basis of results achieved.  Supervision is usually from a sergeant or supervisor unless on FTO. 

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

     Generally none. 

    DATES/HOURS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    Scheduled to work rotating shifts including days, swings, midnights and any special shift required.  May be required to change days off for special events or court appearances. 

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

    Enforce Arizona Revised Statutes and City Code. 

    Communicate to supervisors and to fellow officers all information obtained which is pertinent to any case or investigation.

    Record activity during tour of duty in the manner prescribed by supervisor. 

    Complete detailed reports and investigation reports on all crimes, vehicle accidents, and other incidents requiring crime reports. 

    Maintain weapons, vehicle and equipment in a functional, presentable condition. 

    Assists citizens requesting service, assistance, or information and courteously explain any instance where jurisdiction is not with the Page Police Department and suggest other procedures to be followed. 

    Inform supervisors as soon as possible regarding the development of conditions tending to cause crime, and take preventative action to correct the conditions. 

    Conduct a thorough investigation of all offenses and incidents within area of assignment and scope of activity. 

    Collect evidence and record data which will aid in identification, apprehension, and prosecution of offenders and the recovery of property. 

    Do building security checks, including but not limited to, schools, parks, and playgrounds. 

    Preserve peace at public gatherings, neighborhood disputes, and family quarrels. 

    Serve or deliver warrants, summons, subpoenas, and other official papers promptly and accurately; when so directed by a supervising officer. 

    Operate the radio in compliance with FCC regulations. 

    Patrol every part of assigned area giving particular attention to and frequently rechecking locations where the crime hazard is great. 

    PERIPHERAL DUTIES: 

    Responsible for the securing, receipting and proper transporting of all evidence and property coming into custody. 

    Assist Fire Department in locating fires and medical emergencies. 

    Report street light and traffic control signals that are out of order. 

    Report street hazards and any conditions that endangers public safety. 

    Confer with court prosecutors and testify in court. 

    Take measures to direct the flow of traffic in assigned areas during periods of congestion. 

    Other duties as assigned.

    DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

     Education and Experience:

    (A)       Must meet AZ POST standards.
    (B)      0-3 years of progressive experience in a police patrol position, supplemented by continuing law enforcement related training and education desirable.
    (C)       Training in various methods of investigation and interviewing techniques required.
    (D)       Training and education through college credit or equivalent in police science is highly desired. 

    Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

    (A)       Basic knowledge of modern professional investigative techniques, procedures and equipment. 
    (B)       Well informed on traffic, criminal and other codes related to law enforcement.
    (C)       Knowledge of rules of evidence, search, seizure and court procedure is essential.
    (D)       In addition to standard office safety practices, must know how to strictly adhere to Department procedures on the operation of emergency vehicles under various conditions.
    (E)       Some skill in operating the tools and equipment listed below.
    (F)       Must be proficient in verbal and written communication skills required in English and knowledge of report writing.
    (H)       Ability to conduct interviews with uncooperative, resistive, hostile emotional or traumatized children and adults.
    (I)         Ability to develop and maintain excellent working relations with other departments, city personnel, citizens, businesses and other law enforcement agencies.

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Must maintain a valid Arizona driver’s license.  Must maintain a valid Arizona POST police officer certification.  Required to work rotating shifts including days, swings, midnights and any special shift required.  May be required to change days off for special events or court appearances. 

    Required to obtain Hepatitis shots.

    SELECTION GUIDELINES:

    Formal application; review of education and experience; appropriate testing;oral interview; background check; pre-employment drug screening; final selection. 

    Physical examinations, drug testing and polygraph examination are required for employment and periodically thereafter.

    TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

     Investigations and evidence gathering tools, including but not limited to, cameras and photographic equipment, measuring devices and drawing equipment.  Basic knowledge of regular hand tools.  Computer, word processing and database software programs, copiers, adding machines and police radio.  Passenger vehicles, pickup trucks and four wheel drive vehicles under normal and emergency driving conditions. 

    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 this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. 

    Required to meet POST and police department physical fitness standards, including but not limited to, the ability to lift 170 pounds, climb and run.  As required by POST, must be able to see 20/20 corrected and be able to pass a hearing test. 

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    Work varies from office environment with reports, interviews and meeting to all extremes of weather and terrain expected in routine police work.  May be exposed to extremely hazardous conditions involving armed and dangerous subject, medical problems, fires, accidents and other similar situation.  Will be required to travel for meeting, training, court appearances and other related situations. 

    The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. 

    The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. 

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    Department Head                           Human Resources Director


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  • Director of Public Works Open or Close

    POSITION:           Director of Public Works

    DEPARTMENT:     Public Works

    SALARY:               $75,000 to $85,000 DOQ

    OPEN DATE:         June 21, 2016

    CLOSING DATE:   Open Till Filled

     

    DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS

    POSITION DESCRIPTION

     

    EXEMPT: X     NON EXEMPT:     HOURLY:     SALARIED: X     CONTRACT:

    GENERAL PURPOSE

    Plan, direct, manage and oversee the activities and operations of the Engineering Department including engineering services and inspections, drainage, facility maintenance, fleet maintenance, airport, parks, and contract administration; coordinate assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; and provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Manager. The Director of Public Works is expected to exercise considerable judgment and discretion in accomplishing program objectives, and is held responsible for the effectiveness of division operations. This class performs related duties as required.

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED

    Supervised by the City Manager.

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED

    Exercises supervision over the Public Works, Park Maintenance, Facilities and Airport Departments.

    DAYS/HOURS OF EMPLOYMENT

    Normal business hours, Monday through Thursday. Required to attend evening and special meetings as necessary in the performance of assigned duties.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
    Knowledge of:
    • Principles and practices of, transportation, planning, and engineering, including staff supervision and evaluation, mediation and conflict resolution, municipal budgeting procedures, and project management.
    • Methods, techniques, materials and equipment utilized in public works construction projects.
    • Principles and practices of program development and administration.
    • Principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration.
    • Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations.
    • Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.

    Skill/Ability to:
    • Develop, manage and direct a comprehensive public works and engineering program.
    • Develop and administer departmental goals, objectives and procedures.
    • Analyze and assess programs, policies and operational needs and make appropriate adjustments.
    • Identify and respond to sensitive community and organizational issues, concerns and needs.
    • Plan, organize, direct and coordinate the work of staff.
    • Delegate authority and responsibility.
    • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
    • Research, analyze and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques.
    • Develop and coordinate the formulation of long-range planning including, financial and Capital Improvement Plans.
    • Administer and coordinate engineering design, surveying and inspection.
    • Manage, administer and coordinate departmental contracted service.
    • Prepare and administer large and complex budgets.
    • Interpret and apply applicable Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations.
    • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

    Specific Duties:
    • Provide high-level management and administrative supervision for the Public Works, Airport, and Parks Departments. Maintain ultimate responsibility for the proper functioning of those departments and the work performed by them.
    • Assist with development and maintenance of an effective staff. Screen and recommend selection of new employees, provide for proper training of individuals, and ensure effective supervision and utilization of all subordinates.
    • Practice effective communication and team building skills to maintain a positive working relationship with and among employees. Abide by and ensure that all employees supervised abide by the City’s personnel policies. Enforce discipline of employees as necessary.
    • Manage City’s use of consultants for municipal projects, including selection, contract negotiations, overall direction, work review, and acceptance/rejection thereof.
    • Manage Highway Users Funds, Airport and Federal projects including: record keeping, adherence to applicable regulations, preparation of required reports and organization of financial accounts.
    • Coordinate short and long range planning for municipal infrastructure development and maintenance in the departments supervised, including acquisition, design, scheduling and financing options.
    • Prepare and/or review plans and specifications for municipal projects. Call for bids, review and recommend bids for Council approval. Conduct bid openings and preconstruction conferences as needed.
    • Provide oversight of project management on construction projects—ensure contractor compliance with time, material quality, workmanship, budget, and safety parameters for the project.
    • Evaluate drainage, utility, transportation and traffic impacts of development proposals, permits, rezones, plats, etc. Prepare or direct preparation of traffic, utility, and other studies and reports as needed.
    • Oversee development and maintenance of a pavement management system and sidewalk inspection, maintenance, and enforcement program.
    • Maintain regular contact with contract engineers, construction project engineers, City, County, State, and Federal agencies, and the general public regarding City public works activities and services.
    • Coordinate, prepare, and deliver presentations concerning public works issues to the City Council, boards and commissions, and the public.
    • Maintain a work schedule permitting easy access for the public. Respond to inquiries and complaints relating to public works policies and procedures, as well as to specific projects and issues.
    • Prepare budget plans for capital expenditures for public works and engineering maintenance and construction projects.
    • Assist the City Manager and Finance Director with the preparation of the overall budget for the City.
    • Assist with the City’s special assessment process, including: public hearings, record keeping, and responding to inquiries from members of the public.
    • Serve on and/or attend meetings of various boards, commissions, and committees as assigned, including, but not limited to: Airport Commission and Planning Commission.
    • Attend City Council meetings as required.
    • Participates in preparing citywide capital improvement program.
    • Develops and implements operational and administrative policies and procedures and recommends new and amended ordinances to resolve operational procedures;
    • Perform other duties as required or assigned, including, but not limited to, coordinating efforts with related community programs and other City departments, assisting in the operation of programs and equipment as needed, investigating and preparing grant applications where appropriate, staying abreast of developments in the fields of public works and municipal management, etc.


    DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering, Planning, Public Administration or a closely related field.
    • Five years of increasingly responsible local government management experience, including supervisory experience.
    • Must possess a valid AZ Driver’s License with acceptable driving record.
    • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Masters degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering, Planning, Public Administration or a closely related field.
    • Ten (10) years experience in local government management.


    OTHER REQUIREMENTS

    Regular attendance is an essential function of this job to ensure continuity.

    TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED

    Requires frequent use of personal computer, including word processing and spreadsheet programs, calculator, telephone, copy machine and fax machine.


    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 this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Principal work station is an office setting. Considerable outdoor work is required in the inspection of various public works, utilities, and construction projects. Hand eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to hear or talk. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl or smell.

    The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee mainly works in an office environment and occasionally in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near equipment and moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate in an office setting, and moderate to noisy during field operations.


    SELECTION GUIDELINES

    Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required; successful completion of pre-employment drug screening.

    The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

    The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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    City Manager                                                                            Human Resources Director


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    Created: November 12, 2015