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The Town of Huachuca City’s long-term community vision is built upon the premise of an attractive, forward-thinking and progressive community.

We desire a clean, safe and prosperous community that retains its small-town charm, friendliness and rural desert character.

We desire fruitful and productive partnerships with our neighboring communities, while at the same time maintaining our unique identity and self-sufficiency.

We encourage residential and commercial development that will balance economic prosperity with our natural cultural heritage. We believe this balance is crucial for a continued high standard of living and high quality of life for our residents.

We desire a town that provides a wide range of community facilities and access to goods and services that promote the health, happiness and well-being of residents and visitors.

Welcome to Huachuca City, AZ.

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Job Opening

DEPARTMENT: Landfill Management
POSITION: Landfill Equipment Operator

LOCATION: Town of Huachuca City

ANNUAL SALARY: $27,040-$33,280 DOE

PURPOSE OF THE JOB To ensure safe operation of recycling and landfill. This position weighs vehicles, moves traffic and assists customers at the landfill. The worker operates trucks, performs cleaning duties and trains new employees. Other responsibilities include bookkeeping and report preparation.

HOURS OF WORK-Full time position will work Monday-Friday, some Saturday’s.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position does not supervise other employees.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES TIME SPENT • Directs landfill traffic and monitors for hazardous waste; assists landfill customers to safely unload refuse. 10% • Operates dozer and compactor to compact trash; operates loader used for piling solid waste; maintains lifts at required heights; ensures compliance with safety and environmental regulations applicable to solid waste disposal. 20% • Operates water truck on access road and around work area to control dust; pushes brush piles and removes debris. 10% • Performs routine service on vehicle such as re-fueling, checking fluids and tires, and reporting necessary repairs. 10% • Removes tires and metal from debris and stacks/sorts tires in waste tire yard; cleans and maintains tire yard. 10% • Provides assistance with coordinating inmates performing litter control duties as required. 10% • Provides relief coverage in scale house; performs transfer truck operations. 10% • Complies with safety and environmental regulations pertaining to solid waste disposal activities; and may operate bulldozers and scrapers for training purposes and to gain work experience. 10% • Performs other duties as assigned.

BUDGET RESPONSIBILITIES This position has no responsibility over any types of budget.

PROJECT RESPONSIBILITIES This position does not have project responsibilities.

ORAL COMMUNICATION DUTIES This position trains colleagues.

INTERACTIONS WITH THE GENERAL PUBLIC Interacts regularly with internal coworkers and other departmental personnel over the telephone, by email, and/or in person. Contact with the public will occur as part at work location.

INTERACTIONS SPECIFICALLY WITH CUSTOMERS Continuously (More than 70% but less than 85% in a year)


MINIMUM YEARS OF DIRECTLY RELATED EXPERIENCE REQUIRED One (1) year landfill operations experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS REQUIRED A valid Arizona Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License is required or must be obtained within six months of employment. Incumbents in this position are subject to drug and alcohol testing.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Customer and personal service, mathematics, Federal, State, Local laws, regulations, statutes, hazardous materials (handling and disposal) and cash handling.

SKILLS REQUIRED Communicating diplomatically, customer service, problem recognition, problem solving and multi-tasking.

ABILITIES REQUIRED Categorize and group data, perform mathematical operations, focus, multi-task, maintain calm demeanor in stressful situations and adapt to weather conditions affecting operations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS • routinely stands to attend to customers. • Routinely sits to operate equipment• May be required to lift work-related materials, equipment or tools up to 50 lbs. • Incumbents in this position may be required to occasionally walk to and from work sites, bend, stoop and/or twist.

WORK ENVIRONMENT Incumbents in this position constantly spends time outdoors and in equipment operations area.

SAFETY RISK EXPOSURE Incumbents in this position may become exposed to verbal abuse by customers or citizens; individuals with high level of emotional distress; blood borne pathogens, communicable diseases, respiratory hazards, extreme temperature, chemical hazards and airborne diseases.

PROTECTIVE GEAR & SAFETY MANUALS Incumbents in this position are required to constantly follow written safety procedures and manuals relevant to the division or department. Incumbents in this position require safety foot wear, hearing protection devices, eye protection devices and hard hat. CONSEQUENCES OF ERROR Potential errors can cause inconveniences to other employees, and/or delays in related work areas. Delays of services are possible

BACKGROUND CHECK- All Town job applicants are subject to a complete background check before being hired.

HOW TO APPLY interested candidates can find the Town job application online at https://www.huachucacityaz.gov/town-departments/human-resources/employment/ . Complete job applications will include a resume and completed application.

Or in pick up in person Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm at City Hall located at 500 N. Gonzales Blvd, Huachuca City, Arizona.

Completed applications can be submitted via email to Jim Halterman at mailto:jhalterman@huachucacityaz.gov or in person Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm at City Hall located at 500 N. Gonzales Blvd, Huachuca City, Arizona.

The Town will accept job applications thru February 28th, 2020.

The Town of Huachuca City, Arizona is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Reminder: No Thru Traffic Behind Town Hall

Please remember that there is no driving or thru traffic behind Town Hall and there is no unauthorized parking behind the Town Hall building. Please drive in front of Town Hall to gain access to, or to exit from, the Town’s Senior Center, Library, and Leffingwell Park. For more information, see the official notice.

The Emergency Food Assistance Program

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona will be making TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) distributions in front of the Senior Center at 504 N. Gonzales Blvd on Friday, January 17, from 8 am to 9 am. It will be a drive-thru food distribution and cars should line up on Gonzales Blvd facing south. Future distributions will take place on the 3rd Friday of each month. To apply for an emergency food box, please bring photo ID, proof of address, and the names and birth dates of your household members. Please also remember that you may only receive a TEFAP bag once per month, regardless of where you receive it. To eligible to receive TEFAP, you must meet federal income guidelines. Those guidelines can be found here. For more information email: agency@communityfoodbank.org, or call the library at 520-456-1063. The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona is an equal opportunity employer and provider. Esta institución es un empleador y proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

Employment Opportunity – Town Manager

The Town of Huachuca City is accepting applications from qualified candidates to fill the position of Town Manager. Desired Minimum Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration or a closely related field; and minimum of 5 years experience related to municipal management; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. A working familiarity with the Arizona Revised Statues, including: open meetings, public records, municipal budgets, finance, and enterprise funds. ICMA credentialed manager preferred. Anticipated salary $75,000 depending upon experience and qualifications.

Candidates may apply by submitting a completed application packet which includes application form, pre-employment questionnaire, and resume, to the office of Town Clerk. Completed application packets can be emailed to Town Clerk, Janine Collins at jcollins@huachucacityaz.gov or mailed to 500 N. Gonzales Blvd, Huachuca City, AZ 85616 ATTN: Town Clerk. Town employment applications are available here. Applications will be accepted until February 7, 2020.

For full details, please see the job posting: Town Manager Job Opening