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Jobs in Prescott AZ

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Prescott is a city located in central Arizona, dubbed “everybody’s hometown” because of its small-town atmosphere. With a population of 40,000, Prescott is the largest urban area in Yavapai County. Prescott was founded in 1864, and the city cherishes and protects its history with the Preservation Program. The rich past, four-seasons climate, and  friendly community are all points of pride for Prescott, ensuring an enjoyable stay, whether it is temporary or permanent.

City of Prescott

As the City website illustrates, Prescott offers services of all types to its citizens and visitors. Standard City services such as water, the fire and police departments, and public works engineering are cataloged neatly for the use of citizens. Phone numbers and other means of contacting the City are also listed with these services. Along with these basic city services, Prescott also holds many community events for citizens and visitors alike. An events calendar provides information for events in Prescott, including the locations, times, contact information, and descriptions for each entry. There is a wide variety available; musical events, art events, sporting events, community events, and meetings occur monthly. The City of Prescott website even offers additional resources for other events happening at Yavapai College, Prescott Downtown, and the Phippen Art Museum.

Another good resource for the city is Visit Prescott, AZ. This website offers valuable information specifically for visitors, and is run by the Office of Tourism of the City of Prescott. Information for lodging, dining, and entertainment is easily accessible through this resource, allowing for simple trip-planning.


City of Prescott Jobs

Prescott also provides employment within the City, each job offering multiple benefits. Information concerning these benefits and contact information for the Human Resources department is easily located, as are the current job openings. The employment opportunities that the City of Prescott vary from technicians, specialists, to police officers. On each job opening’s description page, there is an area where one can fill out an online application.

Additionally, Prescott College, a private liberal arts institution located in the city, has job openings. Available positions range from faculty members, counselors, to line cooks, and both part-time and full-time workers are needed. The application process requires a letter of interest, a resume, and a completed Prescott College Employment Application. The application can be submitted by mail, in person, or by email at

The business climate of Prescott is very positive, as the Department of Economic Initiatives reports. There are many retail establishments, professional services, and manufacturing plants in Prescott. The leading employment sectors of the City are trade, transportation, and utilities services, and educational and health services. In 2014, the leading employers of Prescott are Yavapai Regional Medical Center, Sturm Ruger & Co., Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, and Yavapai College, each employing well over 300 people. Other local businesses’ services include remodeling, lodging, food, propane, and clothing.


Hundreds of employment opportunities are available in Prescott, and both part-time and full-time jobs are open. Common full-time jobs consist of managers, technicians, sales representatives, nurse practitioners, drivers, and engineers. Similarly, common part-time jobs consist of technicians, sales associates, cooks, assistants, and drivers.

To sum up, there are many job opportunities in Prescott, whether one is looking to work within the City or for a local business. Despite the small-town atmosphere, there is an abundance of openings in Prescott.

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