City of Tucson


$21.20-$40.04 Hourly / $44,096.00-$83,283.20 Yearly
Salary Grade: 919

General Description

Supervises personnel involved in maintaining electronic, communications, traffic control and water monitoring systems, and provides support and technical direction to personnel.

Essential Functions

Supervises and coordinates the equivalent of two or more fulltime employees and all assigned work in a unit ensuring timely and quality activities to respond to the needs of the City, community, department, and unit.

Assists with the implementation, evaluation and interpretation of department policies, projects and procedures.

Manages, coordinates, and determines priorities of work load, monitoring levels of resources, establishing time lines, assigning work, monitoring progress, recommending changes and suggestions, writing, reviewing and editing reports prepared by staff, and approving completed projects and reports.

Implements controls for appropriate unit staffing and effectiveness by participating in the recruitment and hiring of employees, making recommendations on employee discipline, and other human resources issues, evaluating and managing employee performance, discussing and identifying personnel issues and facilitating resolutions, promoting positive morale in the unit, ensuring staff is trained appropriately for maximum performance, and providing leadership and guidance.

Contributes to the needs of the community and City by implementing and causing others to implement the organization's values and strategies by leading through example, competency, and accountabilities.

Provides customer service by responding to information requests, conducting research, providing solutions to problems, and correcting errors.

Ensures that unit work conforms to local, state, and federal governmental regulations, and other applicable rules and requirements.

Installs and maintains the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems as well as electronic, communication, traffic control, water and monitoring systems by ensuring plans and drawings are correct, testing and calibrating instruments and controls, operating site controls, repairing and replacing defective instruments or controls and purchasing parts as needed.

Examines plans, visits and inspects project sites, determines equipment needs in relation to the budget and obtains price quotes and time estimates.

Maintains the shop database and records by correcting or modifying program files, updating client files and repairing the database.

Provides support and technical direction to personnel by discussing technical problems, finding solutions, and providing corrective assistance using a variety of testing and diagnostic equipment.

Oversees the installation of traffic control equipment.

Conducts traffic studies and adjusts traffic signal control equipment in response to field observations and traffic conditions.

Prepares bid documents for purchasing electronic equipment and recommendations awards.

Evaluates new products for purchase and procures equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Associate's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 2 years of experience in maintaining and repairing electronic equipment, two way radio, microwave, fiber optic, and related communications systems 

Special Job Requirements

Transportation requires; High Voltage Identification and Traffic Control Authorization

Environmental and General Services requires: Fiber Optic Certification

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


Unless at Transportation, then:

Basic Physical

50 lb Lift Test

Unless at GS and on A-Team, then:

Asbestos Physical

Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 16

Occupational Group Description: Electronics and Communications

EEO Job Category Code: C

EEO Job Category Description: Technicians

Organizational Level: First Level Supervisor

NCCI: 5190

Bargaining Unit: No Representation

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Secondary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 2251; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;