$30.27-$42.58 Hourly / $62,961.60-$88,566.40 Yearly
Salary Grade: 305
Responds to emergency calls to identify, render safe, and dispose of explosives, explosive chemicals, hoax or actual devices when notified of a potential explosive hazard, and weapons of mass destruction.
Provides expert documentation and presentations to civic groups and schools, law enforcement personnel for training and log purposes, courts for prosecution of crimes, regulating agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms for compliance purposes. Provides specialty training.
Investigates bomb crimes for technical information regarding explosives. Serves as Case Investigator for all cases involving explosives. Interviews witnesses, victims and suspects; obtains search warrants. Performs full case management and presentation including issuing of cases and grand jury/preliminary hearing testimony.
Maintains custody and inventory of all explosives in explosive magazines.
Assists other agencies with bomb and hazardous situations upon request if authorized by department.
Responds to calls from the Tucson Fire Department to resolve issues with explosive chemicals or large quantities of gun powder.
Prepares administrative reports and documentation.
Acts as liaison with terrorist prevention and investigatory groups, intelligence units, military units, medical personnel, fire departments, coroner, and other governmental agencies dealing with bomb threats, explosives and weapons of mass destruction.
Performs related functions by educating the community through teaching classes at schools or making public presentations, answering inquiries regarding legal and safety issues, remaining current in latest bomb fabrication materials and techniques through attending regular update training and recertifying to maintain credentials, giving bomb dogs aid and training for safety, and supporting the Special Weapons and Tactics Unit.
Minimum Education Level & Type: High School Diploma of G.E.D
Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 3 years as a police officer
Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License
Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Certification
Hazardous Devices Certification
Arizona Criminal Justice Information System Network
Terminal Operator Certification
Long Audio Test
Non-NIDA Drug Screen
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Occupational Group Code: 34
Occupational Group Description: Police
EEO Job Category Code: D
EEO Job Category Description: Protective Service Workers
Organizational Level: First Level Employee
Bargaining Unit: CWA
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: Primary
License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver
CDL Endorsements: None
Safety Sensitive: Yes