City of Tucson


$32.39-$45.56 Hourly / $67,371.20-$97,764.80 Yearly
Salary Grade: 305

General Description

Certified specialty work that includes responding to hazardous explosive devices to render them safe. Investigates and processes post-bomb scenes and shares expertise or experience with other personnel.

Essential Functions

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 Qualifications

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

Special Job Requirements

Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Certification

Hazardous Devices Certification

Arizona Criminal Justice Information System Network

Terminal Operator Certification

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Respirator Physical

Long Audio Test

Non-NIDA Drug Screen

Other Information

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

NCCI: 7720

Bargaining Unit: CWA

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: Primary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: Yes

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: 6336; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;