City of Tucson


$31.27-$63.99 Hourly / $65,041.60-$133,099.20 Yearly
Salary Grade: 818

General Description

Administers and manages the activities and personnel of a division of the Fire Department, and provides technical expertise in the administration of projects and fire codes.

Essential Functions

Performs the following functions with regular use of independent judgment:
Organizes and directs daily operations of a division by performing administrative duties, technical advice to contractors, architects, and engineers while conducting system plans review, monitoring code information, and site inspections for new construction projects.

In addition, this assignment supervises professional level staff, both sworn and civilian, engaged in fire prevention duties. The requirement to advise and problem solve with contractors, engineers, and architects in addition to supervisory responsibility distinguish this assignment.

Formulates and implements division strategic plans and work activities to coordinate and synchronize with department directions and goals.

Implements and evaluates department policies, projects and programs.

Oversees the planning, implementation, direction and management of all functions and resources of the division to achieve the strategic objectives of the department and the City in an efficient and effective manner.

Assists with implementing the department vision through division activities and leads the division for maximum employee productivity and morale through hiring, disciplining, evaluating employee performance, investigating and resolving grievances and other human resources actions.

Develops strategic partnerships and contacts with community representatives, external agencies, and other organizations to develop a sense of relevant issues facing our community and to respond as a representative of the City.

Champions the values of the organization through example and accountabilities.

Ensures that division operations conform to local, state and federal governmental regulations, other applicable rules and requirements.

Facilitates solutions to problems facing the department. Maintains professional knowledge through such means as attending seminars, reviewing professional publications and participating in professional organizations.

Develops code enforcement projects, directs and monitors project schedules and budgets, reviews, approves and interprets plans and specifications, assesses procedures and documentation and directs and advises inspectors.

Serves as technical and subject matter expert regarding Fire codes; attends hearings; serves as member of committees which may include Fire Code Review Committee.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 5 years experience in the administration of building and/or fire codes.  At least 4 of 5 required years in a Supervisory capacity in a related functional area.

"Supervisory" is defined as having supervised at least one (1) full-time FTE.

Special Job Requirements

Registered as a Professional Engineer, International Code Council (ICC) certified Building Official, or International Code Council certified Fire Marshal.

Current in understanding the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards and other pertinent nationally recognized standards and practices.

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 17

Occupational Group Description: Inspections

EEO Job Category Code: A

EEO Job Category Description: Officials and Administrators

Organizational Level: Administrator/Program Director

NCCI: 7710

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 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: 6474; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;