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About Us

City of Cottonwood
Human Resources Department
816 N. Main St.
Cottonwood, AZ 86326


Welcome to the City of Cottonwood's Employment Opportunity Portal! You can find all of the City's current employment opportunities on this page. If you need any assistance while applying for any of our positions or have questions about an open position, please contact us at


Here are a few guidelines to help you get started:


To explore any job on the list, please click the "Details" link. 

To apply for an open position click the "Apply Now" link.

If this is your first time applying online, you will be prompted to create an account and select a username and password. We encourage you to utilize our online application, however, we do accept paper applications submitted to the Human Resources Department if you are unable to utilize the online portal.

The information in your account will be saved and you can use that account to apply for additional open positions in the future.

We only accept applications for positions that are currently open and advertised. If you would like to attach a resume you may, but an attached resume does not replace the need to complete the online application entirely.


Please review our mission, vision, and core values to help you determine if our organization fits your desired workplace environment.

Our Mission Statement

Inspiring a vibrant community


Our Vision Statement 

  • The City of Cottonwood strives to maintain a uniquely desirable and sustainable community.
  • We are unique because of our people, our grand natural resources, public amenities, leadership, diversity and home town atmosphere.
  • We will continue to conserve, preserve and manage our precious resources, including the Verde River and its unique riparian habitat.
  • We will enhance our position as the economic center for the Verde Valley, providing retail, medical, education, transportation, recreation and tourism.
  • The City of Cottonwood provides leadership and solutions to ensure a prosperous community where a diversity of people and nature thrive.


Our Core Values

  • Welcoming
  • Vibrant
  • Diverse
  • Reliable
  • Sustainable

Job Openings

Police Officer Certified/Lateral  

Open Until: April 30, 2020 at 10:59 PM PST
Rate of Pay: $49,708.95 - 73,253.65
Status: Accepting Applications

Police Officer - Recruit  

Open Until: April 30, 2020 at 10:59 PM PST
Rate of Pay: $49,708.95 - 73,253.65
Status: Accepting Applications

Communications Specialist  

Open Until: April 30, 2020 at 10:59 PM PST
Rate of Pay: $19.66 (Expected Starting Salary) - $28.97
Status: Accepting Applications


Open Until: April 10, 2020 at 02:00 PM PST
Rate of Pay: $45,088.10 (expected starting salary) - $66,443.63
Status: Accepting Applications