Recruitment #1908-5787-001

General Description

Supervises and coordinates the daily work of crafts persons, helpers and outside contractors repairing, modifying and maintaining public facilities. Ensures material, equipment and supplies are maintained. Completes administrative paperwork and promotes customer relations. Participates in facility design planning and review.

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.

Orders and acquires materials by visiting job sites, determining needed materials, gathering information on materials and new equipment, preparing specifications and requisitions, evaluating quality of materials and participating in the selection of contractors.

Coordinates work of outside contractors by meeting with contractors, gathering estimates for repairs and service, preparing contracts, establishing specifications, assigning, reviewing and evaluating work, acting as a liaison between contractors, the city and the public, ensuring project completion, inspecting buildings and contract jobs and authorizing payment.

Promotes customer relations by responding to requests for service, investigating and resolving emergencies, complaints and problems; keeps customers informed on project status; coordinates schedules and "outages" with customers to minimize inconvenience.

Participates in facility design and review by reviewing plans and specifications, recommending changes, attending design review meetings, attending building inspections and coordinating blue staking.

Performs related duties by maintaining and streamlining files and databases, and supervising security systems.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post High School

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 2 years of supervisory experience in the HVAC-R construction trades

Selection Plan

As part of the online application process all applicants are required to submit a resume under the "Resume" tab or email to Shelly.Urias@tucsonaz.gov. Resumes will be reviewed and scored. Please ensure your application contains the required resume prior to submission. Applications received without a resume will be considered incomplete.

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated on the education and work experience in their employment profile and the responses to their supplemental questions. The highest scoring applicants will then be invited to participate in an Oral Board Interview.

  • Oral Board Interviews will be held: October 10, 2019.

Upon completion of all examination processes, the highest scoring applicants will be placed on an Eligibility List.  An applicant's ranking on the list will be based on their final score which will be calculated as:

  • 10% of your rating for Education and Work Experience
  • 90% of your Oral Board Interview

If you are in need of Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please email Shelly Urias  at  shelly.urias@tucsonaz.gov  at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.

The list may be used by any City department with an approved vacancy to fill in the next 6 months. Selection will be made in accordance with CSR III, Section 2. The list of employees eligible for consideration will remain in effect for 6 months after their names are provided to the hiring authorities. Examination results and current status will be communicated by email.

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


Unless at General Services: Asbestos Physical

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To ensure accurate payroll information for tax purposes, the successful candidate will need to provide their original Social Security Card or original letter from the Social Security Administration with their social security number prior to beginning work with the City of Tucson.

The City of Tucson hires lawful workers only - US citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization - without discrimination. Federal immigration laws require all employers to verify both the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. In its efforts to meet the law's requirements, the City of Tucson participates in the E-Verify program established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to aid employers in verifying the eligibility of workers.

Retired City of Tucson employees receiving benefits from the Tucson Supplemental Retirement System who are considering reemployment with the City should be aware that pursuant to Section 22-37(g) of the Tucson City Code, retirement benefits shall be suspended during the period of reemployment with the City of Tucson unless you have been separated at least twelve consecutive months before returning to work AND you return to a non-permanent employment classification. Creditable service does not accrue during any reemployment period.