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Scottsdale is a premier community known for a high quality of life, incredible natural surroundings and top quality municipal services. If you want to be part of delivering “Simply Better Service for a World-Class Community,” then a career with the city of Scottsdale may be for you.

Work that matters

Scottsdale is a full service city

Our employees provide a full range of municipal services, the foundation upon which this community thrives. Whether you like working outside, in an office, are technically oriented or a “people person,” working in Scottsdale offers wide variety of professional opportunities no matter where you are in your career path.

Scottsdale holds itself to the highest standards

Several city departments, including police and parks & recreation, submit themselves to stringent evaluation by outside agencies to earn accreditation.

Scottsdale's performance management program is an organization-wide initiative to measure, analyze and report on the performance of the services provided by the City of Scottsdale.

In regular surveys, Scottsdale’s residents give the city high marks and help us identify areas we can improve.

We value each other and our customers

Scottsdale employees value one another, regardless of who we are, what we do, where we work, where we live, where we are from, our ethnicity, age, or gender, or sexual orientation because we bring unique perspectives and ideas to our jobs. We listen, collaborate, learn and grow to provide better service for our customers.

Scottsdale is a world-class community

Our employees serve more than the 225,000 people who call Scottsdale home – we also serve millions of tourists and business travelers from around the world who choose Scottsdale. Our partners at the Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureaulinks to external site market Scottsdale to the world.

Employee Compensation and Benefits

The city of Scottsdale provides competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes health insurance, wellness incentives, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, deferred compensation and participation in statewide retirement plans.

Department Information

City of Scottsdale - Human Resources
9191 E. San Salvador Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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P: 480-312-2491
F: 480-312-7960
Email: hr@scottsdaleaz.gov

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Volunteer Information

Many city departments including police, fire, recreation and libraries rely on Scottsdale’s citizen volunteers to provide "Simply Better Service for a World-Class Community." If you would like a rich and rewarding volunteer experience, chances are we can find a spot for you.