Equal Employment Opportunity Guidelines

The Town of Prescott Valley provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or status as a veteran in accordance with applicable federal laws.  The Town complies with applicable state laws governing non-discrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  The Town also provides equal treatment for disabled employees who can perform with accommodation the essential tasks of the position that are bona fide occupational qualifications of the position when such accommodations do not impose an undue hardship on the Town.

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Human Resources Department Services and Partnerships

  1. Americans with Disability Act (ADA)

The Americans with Disabilities Act, (ADA) was federal civil rights legislation passed in the early 1990s. The goal of the legislation was to ensure that people with disabilities had full access to public facilities and programming.

Town ADA Code

Several sections of the Town Code relate to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Section 7-02-110 (PDF) adopts the most stringent provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Arizonans with Disabilities Act, and the Fair Housing Accessibility Guidelines. Section 11-03-060 (PDF) regulates the use of accessible parking spaces. Section 13-24-020 (PDF) dictates the size and quantity of accessible parking spaces required for various types of businesses.

Notice Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Town of Prescott Valley, Arizona will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in the Town's services, programs, or activities.


The Town does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Effective Communication

The Town will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in the Town's programs, services, and activities, including qualified sign language interpreters, documents in Braille, and other ways of making information and communications accessible to people who have speech, hearing, or vision impairments.

Modifications to Policies and Procedures

The Town will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all Town programs, services, and activities. For example, individuals with service animals are welcomed in Town offices, even where pets are generally prohibited.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a Town program, service, or activity, should contact the ADA Coordinator at 928-759-3067 as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

The ADA does not require the Town to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.

Complaints that a Town program, service, or activity is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at 928-759-3067.

The Town will not place a surcharge on a particular individual with a disability or any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids/services or reasonable modifications of policy, such as retrieving items from locations that are open to the public but are not accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.

  1. Benefits
  1. Employee Engagement Survey 2023
  1. HR Team Directory
  1. Human Resources Policies
  1. Job Descriptions/Salary
  1. Performance Management

High Performing Teams – ‘Real Time’ Coaching and Mentoring 


The Town of Prescott Valley is committed to the efforts of our workforce being designed around the concept of High Performing Teams. Individual employee commitment to being a part of a high performing team is experienced in‘how’ we conduct our business and ourselves through our culture, diversity. Communication, delivery, outreach, processes and values. What we do, how we do it and who we do it for.

Focus areas within the Town’s Strategic Plan related to High Performing Team commitment includes:

• Achieving an ‘employee engagement’ score that improves by at least 10% for the next three years.

• Within 5 years, the Town of Prescott Valley will rank within the upper quartile of the most desirable places to live in Arizona.

• Annually maintain or exceed current bond ratings including reviewing all fiscal reserve policies ensuring best practices and opportunities for advanced benchmarking.

• Achieve 75% citizen satisfaction ranking or highly satisfied with overall Town services.

• Expand Town internship programs within the Town organization by 1500 hours within 5 years.

Employe performance is comprised of two parts: outcomes and behaviors. Outcomes are the result of daily efforts.  Behaviors are an employee’s attitude and interpersonal relations. Both matter! Prescott Valley’s employee performance is assessed every day.  We do not believe in annual reviews. Thus, supervisors are tasked with continuous management of performance outcomes and behaviors. Annually, we believe in setting goals for our organization, departments, teams and individuals. The goals that we set are designed to improve what we do to better serve our residents, businesses and visitors.  Every employee is critical to the sustained achievement and services within our community. Every employee is critical to the Town’s overall success.

  1. Police Department
  1. Risk Management
  1. Talent Acquisition
  1. Training & Professional Development
  1. Volunteer Opportunities