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.

POSITION:                     Human Resources Director

DEPARTMENT:              Human Resources 

RANGE                          Pay Grade: 226  Pay Range: $73,885 – $121,910

OPEN DATE:                  November 1, 2017

CLOSING DATE:            Open Till Filled

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

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Finance Director, the Human Resources Director performs highly responsible administrative and managerial duties in accordance with the all applicable City, state and federal regulations. Directs all Human Resources (HR) and Risk Management activities, develops and implements related policies and makes highly responsible recommendations regarding employment actions.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Conceives, writes and submits to City management HR and Risk Management policies and procedures required to effectively meet City related goals and objectives.
  • Develops short and long range HR and Risk Management plans; gathers, interprets and prepares data for studies, reports and recommendations; coordinates activities with other departments and agencies as needed.
  • Manages the recruitment, interview, and selection process to fill vacant positions and oversees new employee orientation.
  • Reviews, updates and writes job descriptions, develops recommendations to adjust salary structures, reviews job classifications, conducts position audits and analyzes wage and salary reports to determine and recommend competitive compensation plans.
  • Manages the conducting of surveys, research and statistical analysis and prepares and presents related reports.
  • Prepares and administers the budget for the HR and Risk Management function.
  • Hears employee concerns and complaints in a non-threatening and non-punitive arena and works towards providing management with solutions. 
  • Manages the development of all written and verbal communications related to the HR and Risk Management function.
  • Coordinates the development, introduction, communication and administration of employee recognition programs.
  • Directs the performance evaluation process including the preparation of all related materials and related communication. 
  • Oversees and provides guidance related to all disciplinary actions.
  • Manages the procedures for and maintenance of employee records.
  • Directs the design, implementation, communication and administration of all employee benefit programs, including health, dental, life insurance, Workers Compensation, FMLA, COBRA,  etc.
  • Directs the preparation of employee separation notices and related documentation and oversees the exit interview process.
  • Writes directives advising managers and employees of local, state and federal policy regarding equal employment opportunity, compensation, and employee benefits. 
  • Consults with legal counsel to ensure that HR and Risk Management policies comply with federal and state law.
  • Reviews and investigates potential abuses in employee overtime and/or compensatory time.
  • Provides training to staff and employees on employment issues and management practices.
  • Administers the Drug Free Workplace and Discrimination/Harassment training.
  • Oversees Worker’s Compensation and OSHA compliance.
  • Administers and interprets HR rules and regulations.
  • Serves as Risk Manager.
  • Serves as Public Safety Personnel Retirement System Board Chairman and Secretary.
  • Serves as Trustee for the health insurance trust.
  • Attends all Department Head staff meetings.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business administration, Public Administration, Human Resources or closely related field; and
  • Five (5) years of progressively related experience preferably in a public sector environment;
  • or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

Licenses or Certifications:

  • Certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) preferred.

Special Requirements:

  • Requires a high degree of confidentiality and objectivity.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:   

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of public human resources administration, including classification, compensation, recruitment, selection, testing, training, organizational development, benefits administration, employee relations, employee assistance programs, and employee health and wellness.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of effective supervision.
  • Knowledge of HR and Risk Management related standards and guidelines;
  • Knowledge benefit administration including selection of such and related communications;
  • Knowledge of City policies and procedures;
  • Skill in utilizing independent judgement and initiative;
  • Skill in researching, developing, maintaining and communicating HR related programs, policies and practices;
  • Skill in developing short and long-range plans.
  • Skill in establishing priorities and organizing work.
  • Skill in the training and supervision of personnel.
  • Ability to prepare and provide presentations to or for the City;
  • Ability to interpret HR issues and resolve concerns;
  • Ability to work without supervision;
  • Ability to deal appropriately and effectively with employees, the public and various officials; and
  • Ability to communicate clearly, tactfully, and effectively in both oral and written form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. The work also requires fingering, hearing, speaking, and talking.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work requires the employee to deal with crisis situations that require him/her to make major decisions involving people, resources, or property.

Page has the right to revise this job description at any time. This description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

Any interested person may obtain a complete job description by contacting the Human Resources Department or the City Receptionist. To obtain an application, contact the City Hall Receptionist, obtain online at cityofpage.org, fax application to 928-645-4233 or mail to: City of Page, PO Box 1180, Page, AZ 86040.  For information, please call 928-645-4231.  All applications and supporting materials must be returned to the Human Resources Department.

 

 

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E.O.E. Page does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability or military service in employment or the provision of services.

POSITION:                            Dispatch/Communications Specialist

DEPARTMENT:                     Police

RANGE:                                 212 $16.79 to $26.86

OPENING DATE:                  05/18/2017

CLOSING DATE:                  Open Till Filled   

JOB SUMMARY

Highly specialized and demanding work which involves receiving, prioritizing, and accurately dispatching all calls for service in a timely manner to the appropriate agencies for the City of Page.   

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

• Handles a high volume of public contact necessitating good customer service skills.

• Communicates with a wide variety of citizens in various emotional states.

• Handles routine calls to the Page Police Department.

• Answers 9-1-1 calls, including cell phone calls, from Page, Southern Utah, Northern Arizona, Navajo Reservation, Lake Powell and surrounding areas.  Determines jurisdiction and accurately dispatches  in a timely manner to the appropriate law enforcement, fire and/or EMS units.

• Answers and documents the Silent Witness line.

• Receives and dispatches a variety of alarm calls including robbery, burglary, intrusion, fire, search and rescue, and EMS.

• Receives all animal control calls.

• Answers calls from the hearing and speech impaired by operating a telephonic device for the deaf (TDD).

• Answers radio traffic generated by Page Police Department, Page Fire Department, Page Community Resource Officer, Page School Resource Officer and Page Public Works.

• Communicates by radio with the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Utah Highway Patrol, Coconino County Sheriff's Office, National Park Service, Navajo Police Department and numerous other public service, law enforcement and EMS agencies.

• Enters, modifies, confirms, clears and retrieves data from the ACIC/NCIC criminal justice terminal.

• Maintains a log of all officer traffic, radio traffic, telephone calls and window traffic by entering the information into a computer aided system (CAD).

• Retrieves information as needed for officers, administrators, other agencies, courts, lawyers, etc. from the CAD system.

• Enters all warnings, citations and dispositions.

• Enters all dog tag information.

• Answers Fire/EMS calls outside of our service area and transfers calls to the agency with jurisdiction.

• Trains new dispatchers.

• Performs Notary services.

• Participates in serving our Seniors (SOS) Program for the elderly.

• Monitors all doors to control access to the Police Department.

• Monitors water treatment plant after hours.

• Answers after hour calls for Public Works and contacts the on-call employee.

• Works closely with social services agencies that provide resources within the community.

• Answers after hour calls and contacts counselors for Encompass Health Services.

• Answers after hour calls and contacts advocates for Another Way, a domestic violence program.

• Answers after hour calls and contacts workers for the Department of Economic Security (DES) and CPS.

• Answers after hour calls and contacts officers for Adult and Juvenile Probation.

• Answers transient's calls for help.

• Handles requests for lost and found property.

• Participates in community education programs.

• Performs Spillman database research, enter data.

• Provides emergency medical services as required, and perform light to heavy rescue functions at emergencies.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

• High School Diploma or GED; and

• One (1 year of previous clerical experience in positions involving public contact with some prior work exposure to law enforcement and public safety functions preferred;

• or any equivalent combination of related education and experience.

Licenses or Certifications:

• None.

Special Requirements:

• Must be at least 19 years of age.

• No felony convictions.

• No illegal drug usage per Arizona POST.

• Required to obtain and maintain ACIC/NCIC Level A terminal operator certification within six (6) months of employment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:   

• Knowledge of computers and electronic data processing; working knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.

• Knowledge of jurisdiction to facilitate dispatching out of town calls.

• Ability to demonstrate typing skills to meet the demands of the job.  Prefer 35 words per minute.

• Ability to effectively deal with the public; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to handle stressful situations.

• Ability to quickly and retain information learned.

• Ability to learn and strictly adhere to department procedures.

• Ability to multi-task.

• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in all police matters.

• Ability to use communications console, including computer-aided systems; personal computer including word processing software; E-911 system; ACIC/NCIC computer; copy machine; fax machine; Motorola radio; TDD.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must: exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.  The following physical abilities are required: fingering, hearing, mental acuity, speaking, talking, visual acuity.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work requires decision making that could lead to major community or organizational consequences if this position fails to make the appropriate decision at the time.

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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Department Head                           Human Resources Director


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POSITION:                    Firefighter/EMT/CEP

DEPARTMENT:                Fire

RANGE                        216  $14.85 to $23.77 

OPEN DATE:                  March 28, 2017

CLOSING DATE:           Open Till Filled

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

 

JOB SUMMARY

Performs considerably difficult work in the performance of skilled emergency medical services, fire suppression, and fire prevention duties. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

• Performs inspections of assigned vehicles and equipment at required intervals and after all incident responses.

• Provides emergency medical services and fire suppression services.

• Participates in laying hose lines, directing water and pressure streams, placing ladders, ventilating buildings, rescuing persons, placing salvage covers and performing clean-up operations.

• Participates in fire prevention inspections and pre-planning.

• Operates all necessary equipment required for the performance of EMS and fire suppression work.

• Interprets and understands DOT Emergency Response Guidebook and NFPA Hazardous Materials Handbook.

• Participates in cleaning and minor maintenance of quarters, equipment, and apparatus.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

• High School Diploma or GED; and

• Completion of the Arizona Fire Fighter I & II requirements or a similar course as approved by the Fire Chief and completion of the ADHS Hazardous Materials First Responder course is mandatory prior to employment;

• Must possess an Arizona or National Registry EMT-B certification with preference given to an EMT- Paramedic. 

Licenses or Certifications:

• Must have valid State driver’s license.

• State of Arizona certification as an emergency medical technician or higher must be maintained.

Special Requirements: 

• Will be required to pass a physical evaluation and agility test related to job duties.

• Employee will be subjected to on-call assignments and special projects as 

• Employee will be required to notify the Fire Chief of all outside jobs (paid or volunteer).  Fire Department operations may preclude employment in certain jobs that create conflict with the mission of the Fire Department.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:   

• Knowledge of regulatory issues related to emergency situations and public and employee safety.

• Knowledge of atmospheric and gas detectors, various hand held measuring devices and investigative equipment.

• Ability to maintain either an Arizona EMT, or CEP certification.

• Ability to exhibit adequate verbal and written skills in business English.

• Ability to operate two-way radio.

• Ability to demonstrate telephone communication skills must be adequate.

• Ability to speak before groups of people of various sizes and ages is desirable.

• Ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with various federal state and local agencies in the field of emergency services, enforcement, and community development.

• Ability to work effectively in a team oriented approach.

• Ability to use various equipment and safety devices such as monitors, protective clothing, body substance isolation techniques etc. when handling patients in the emergency setting.

• Ability to operate standard passenger vehicles, light trucks, four-wheel drive vehicles, and fire trucks of various sizes.

• Ability to operate basic hand tools, forcible entry devices, extrication equipment, generators, lighting equipment, ventilation equipment and specialized rescue devices.

• Ability to use various equipment and safety devices such as monitors, SCBA, protective clothing, etc. in the handling of emergency situations.

• Ability to use suction devices, oxygen saturation monitor, blood glucose monitor, KED device, back board, traction splint, MAST pants, EVAC splints and pediatric securing devices.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.  The following physical abilities are required: balancing, climbing, crawling, crouching, feeling, fingering, grasping, handling, hearing, kneeling, lifting, mental acuity, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, stooping, and talking, visual acuity and walking.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work requires decision making that could lead to major community or organizational consequences if this position fails to make the appropriate decision at the time.

 

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DEPARTMENT HEAD                                     HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR

 

 

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DATE                                                     DATE

 

 

REVISED: February 17, 2015

POSITION:                               Planner

DEPARTMENT:                         Community Development

GRADE:                                    215  $40,999.70 to $65,599.51

OPENING DATE:                      03/22/2017        

CLOSING DATE:                      Open Till Filled   

JOB SUMMARY

The Planner performs professional-level planning work involving research, analysis, and technical assistance on major projects. Responsibilities include conducting preliminary and final plat review; reviewing development proposals for consistency with adopted standards and regulations; providing staff support and reports to various boards, committees, and Council; conducting technical research, analyzing data, evaluating findings, identifying significant issues, determining options, and developing staff recommendations; and conferring with engineers, developers, architects, other City staff, outside agencies, and the general public to acquire information and coordinate planning issues, apply codes, laws, standards, and regulations to ensure applications and development are in compliance with the City’s ordinances and development standards, as well as policy direction from boards and Council.   This position is also responsible for inputting, updating, and maintaining GIS databases, and coverages, layers, and linkages to various databases.  Duties may include:  preparing detailed maps using GIS and/or AutoCAD software; inputting and reviewing GIS data for completeness, accuracy, and neatness; creating map layouts and views of moderate difficulty and complexity; conducting geoprocessing operations and database queries; performing digitizing; conducting mapping research in the field and in the office to resolve conflicting information; and interpreting plans, plats, and legal descriptions. This class is responsible for performing related duties as required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

• Communicates with applicants, contractors, developers, real estate and design professionals, and the public to provide information and respond to questions about the City's development codes such as:  design guidelines, Zoning, Sign, Manufactured Home and/or Recreational Vehicle, and Subdivision regulations; and state laws pertaining to annexation and planning statutes.

• Explains Code requirements, City policies, and development standards for the requested development use, as well as public hearing requirements and procedures.

• Recommends changes to proposed developments to ensure compliance with ordinance and/or policy requirements and standards, as well as professional planning practices.

• Produces professional quality staff reports and written documents to explain which codes, policies, and planning principles should apply to the consideration of a specific case request.

• Discusses the quality and the nature of the proposal and expresses these considerations in a report that can be understood by laypeople.

• Enters information into a personal computer (PC) and operates a variety of standard office equipment.

• Reads and interprets site plans, plats, civil drawings, architectural drawings, land surveys, building elevations, landscape plans, corner descriptions, legal descriptions, and policy documents to process planning case requests, construction documents, native plant preservation plans, neighborhood plans, sub area plans, specifications, and use permits.

• Ability to discern color, texture, building and landscape materials, and patterns to process planning case requests analyzed for conformance with esthetic standards and policy guidelines.

• Creates charts, schedules, graphs, maps, presentation graphics, etc.

• Uses engineering and architectural scales to measure drawings to determine property dimensions and location and to measure distances to determine the accuracy of construction documents, correctness of subdivision plats, and to calculate acreage.

• Conducts and attends neighborhood meetings and regional agency meetings.  Meets scheduling and attendance requirements.

• Comprehends and makes inferences from City codes, plans, studies, capital programs, engineering manual, development standards, and guidelines to explain which affects the development proposal or plan.

• Recalls readily very specific information about City planning codes, engineering standards, development standards, and policy documents to provide timely answers when several citizens are awaiting information at the same time.

• Coordinates with the various units and departments in the implementation and enforcement of municipal and development regulations and policy direction.

• Develops and updates public hearing procedures as directed by Council.

• Reviews building plans for compliance with municipal land development regulations.

• Participates in the revision and development of new planning procedures and ordinances.

• Reviews and makes recommendations to the Community Development Director regarding requests for administrative waivers of the City’s ordinance regulations.

• Processes annexation requests and prepares related staff reports.

• Assists with various planning projects such as general plan updates, neighborhood/master plans, capital improvement programs, and area policies.

• Assists in the collection, development, and distribution of demographic information, computer databases, and statistical reports.

• Performs mathematical calculations, statistical computations, and applies fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions, algebra, geometric constructions, and the essentials of trigonometry.

• Utilizes data for map layout and plotting.

• Updates maps as new information is obtained.

• Operates a computer workstation for inputting data used to create maps; conduct spatial analysis; perform database queries; identify and document problems; determine the accuracy of source information for building a map; perform detailed records research; apply research to ensure the precision, accuracy, and completion of GIS maps; and determine command sequence to quickly convey information.

• Prepares map products on a computer workstation.

• Creates new mapping products.

• Understands procedures, terminology, and the use of system menus and operational system panels.

• Learns to digitize data conversions.

• Becomes familiar with the procedures regarding input of GIS data standards.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

• Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Urban Planning, Geography, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, Public Administration, or related field; and

• At least two years professional planning experience;

Licenses or Certifications:

• Membership in the American Planning Association, and the Arizona Chapter of the American Planning Association.

• Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners is preferred.

Special Requirements: 

• Good (1 - 3 years) experience reviewing development proposals, experience working with databases and Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and experience with group facilitation are also highly desirable.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

• Knowledge of the municipal codes, including City of Page codes;

• Knowledge of methodologies of modern urban and regional planning;

• Knowledge of current planning case law, research methods, and sources of information necessary to city planning functions;

• Knowledge of geography of the City and its surroundings;

• Knowledge of Arizona Revised Statutes (ARS);

• Knowledge of principles of public administration, economics, statistics, municipal finance, and sociology as applied to urban planning;

• Knowledge of fundamental GIS concepts to formulate and prepare spatial analysis, drawings, maps, and plans;

• Knowledge of cartography and the basic symbols and terminology used in mapping; modern office practices, procedures, equipment, and supplies;

• Knowledge of maps, plans, databases, and records;

• Skill in utilizing independent judgement and initiative;

• Ability to communicate effectively, in written and oral form, with citizens, developers, property and business owners, and professionals of other departments and disciplines;

• Ability to assist efforts of other personnel in the collection and analysis of data; communicate appropriately with a demanding and diverse public in answering questions and explaining the City Zoning Code, Subdivision Regulations, General Plan, planning case law, and Arizona Revised Statutes pertaining to zoning and land use law, public hearings, notice and publication requirements, open meeting laws, and citizen participation;

• Ability to independently facilitate meetings and give public presentations; handle complex cases; and comprehend and interpret previous and current City Council decisions and department policies

• Ability to learn the GIS system;

• Ability to prepare neat and precise maps from plans, sketches, verbal descriptions, and specifications;

• Ability to assist in providing data and maps for detailed operation analysis; and

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, coworkers, and the general public.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. The work also requires fingering, hearing, speaking, and talking.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work is performed in a dynamic environment that requires the employee to be sensitive to change and responsive to changing goals, priorities, and needs. 

Page has the right to revise this job description at any time. This 

 description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

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Employee Signature                       Date


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Supervisor (or HR) Signature          Date

E.O.E.  Page does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability or military service in employment or the provision of services.