Employment Opportunities


Carefree Water Company, the municipal water utility for Carefree, AZ, is looking for a full-time Controller/Accountant. Candidates should possess a Bachelor Degree in Accounting or equivalent and have a minimum of 3 years of experience. This will be on onsite position (not remote).

The candidate should be capable of handling and overseeing any of the following functions:

· annual budgeting and audits

· reconciliation of balance sheet items

· maintaining fixed assets

· monthly water billing and sales tax payments

· daily account receivables (A/R)

· accounts payable (A/P)

· billing system operation and maintenance of accounts

· customer service functions

· human resource tasks including payroll, field staff coordination, and general office management

A strong understanding of governmental accounting practices, processes, and controls is desirable.

Starting pay rate will be commensurate with experience and capabilities. Expected compensation ranges from $70,000 to $90,000 annually depending upon experience.

Excellent benefits package including:

· fully-covered health, dental, vision, and life insurance costs

· matching retirement program contributions

· generous sick and vacation leave accruals

Submit a Carefree Water Company Employment Application and resume to apply@carefreewaterco.com or fax to 480-575-9802 (both application and resume required in order to qualify for review and interview). Drug testing required. Please, no phone calls regarding this position.

Water Distribution Operator 

Carefree Water Company is looking for a full-time, permanent Water Distribution Operator.  Our water system has recently expanded and we want you to grow with us.

Compensation ranges from $25.00 to $40.00 hourly depending upon qualifications, experience, and certifications. Excellent benefits package includes:

  • Fully paid health, dental, and vision with dependent supplement
  • Life insurance and retirement programs
  • Generous sick leave, vacation, and holiday package

State of AZ Operator Certification in Water Distribution is preferred. High School education and diploma is required. Mechanical abilities are a plus. On-the-job training provided.

Job functions are primarily performed outdoors, including highly strenuous activities in the heat.

Duties include:

  • Water Distribution System Maintenance and Operation
  • Well, Booster Pump, and Tank Maintenance and Operation
  • Water Line Repairs
  • Heavy Equipment Operation
  • Meter Installations
  • Meter Reading and Monthly Billing Activities
  • Customer Contact and Assistance

Submit resume to apply@carefreewaterco.com or by fax to 480-575-9802. A Carefree Water Company Employment Application will be emailed for applicant to complete and is necessary for consideration. Drug test required. Please, no phone calls regarding this position.

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