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Management Assistant to the County Manager: County Manager's Office
The County Manager's office is seeking a Management Assistant to the County Manager to support the Coconino County Manager in both administrative and technical support along with legislative advocacy, project management and the creation and sustainability of collaborative partnerships. 
Closing date: August 31, 2018 at 5:00PM

Coconino County Fair Event Staff are needed for the operations of this long-standing regional event. 
  • Dates of Employment: August 31 through September 3, 2018.
  • Both AM and PM shifts are available.
  • Wages range from $11.00-$12.00 per hour depending on position. Once selected, Event Staff must attend a one hour long paid training. 
  • The following positions are available:
    Admissions Cashier: Collect admission fees. Cash handling, computer and good customer service skills are required. Work takes place sitting in an enclosed booth for long periods of time.
    Custodian: Ensures restroom facilities stocked and clean. May perform other custodial duties as needed.  Previous custodian/janitorial experience a plus.
    Event Security: Guards entry/exit access points. Guards check attendee credentials and allow access when authorized or direct customers to appropriate points of entry. Experience in security desirable but not a must. We will train. Work takes place in an outdoor setting.
    Mascot Handler: Assists the Fair's mascot, Coco the Cow, move about the fairgrounds.  Position requires the mascot handler interact with the public.  Candidates must be willing dress in themed attire (provided by the candidate) and willing to engage the public in a fun and friendly manner. Candidate may also be responsible for making announcements using the fairgrounds loud speaker system. Work takes place in an outdoor setting. 
    Ticket Scanners:  Check and scan admission tickets and credentials. Desirable skills include good customer service and ability to work with electronic barcode scanners.  Barcode scanner training will be provided.  Work takes place in an outdoor setting and requires standing for long periods of time.
    Ice Crew: This position delivers ice to the food vendors, entertainment, and sponsors.  The Parks and Recreation Department supplies the ice from a large ice truck.  Desirable skills include good customer service, and walking or standing for a period of time.

Coconino County Mission Statement:

A land of vast and endless beauty, home to many cultures. With energy and enthusiasm we commit to:
  • Conscientiously serve our community and provide our citizens with accessible local government;
  • Provide the most effective and efficient delivery of services;
  • Be sensitive to the needs of all citizens in our changing world;
  • Challenge, recognize and support our employees because they are the backbone of the County;
  • Protect, preserve and care for our environment
In our second century of public service, we envision our citizens and staff proud of their government and its accomplishments. We look forward to the future, confident that working together in an atmosphere of cooperation and trust, we will meet each new challenge with creativity and integrity.

Letter From the Human Resources Director

Dear Applicant,

The mission of the Human Resources Department is to support the County's task of creating and maintaining a culture of exemplary public service by recruiting talented, dedicated individuals and providing them with a workplace in which they are safe, productive, satisfied and challenged to realize their individual potential.

We find value in serving the diverse communities in which we live, while providing innovation, leadership and exciting change, at many levels

At Coconino County, we provide a diverse array of services that require the varied expertise of employees from all careers and backgrounds. If you are not sure how your education, background or talents can fit into a career at Coconino County, give us a call at 928-679-7100 or 800-559-9289. Thank you for your interest in our county.


Erika Philpot
Human Resources Director
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