DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL & GENERAL SERVICES

Recruitment #2108-5038-002

Introduction

 


**The City of Tucson values the safety of our employees, our residents, our community, and our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for this job, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to your initial HR representative, or you must request an exemption from your representative. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with the City of Tucson.**

The City of Tucson is seeking a dynamic and progressive leader as the Deputy Director of the Environmental & General Services Department (EGSD). The candidate must be capable of assisting the organization in its mission to ensures all City of Tucson departments and offices have the best possible facilities, communications, vehicles, fuels and energy management necessary for optimal service to the community.

Under the administrative direction of the Director of EGSD, the Deputy Director functions as a multi-discipline, strategic leader, responsible for guiding a wide range of public services and includes overseeing the functional divisions of Fleet Services, Facilities & Communications Maintenance, Energy, and Architecture & Engineering.

For more information regarding this exciting and rewarding career opportunity, please click here Deputy Director General Services Brochure.

Essential Functions

Assists the director in planning, implementing, directing and managing of all functions and resources of the department to achieve the strategic objectives of the department and the City in an efficient and effective manner.  

Acts in the director's absence by attending meetings, making decisions, and providing department leadership.  

Assists the director with implementing the department vision and assists in leading the department for maximum employee productivity and morale through hiring, disciplining, evaluating employee performance, investigating and resolving grievances and other human resources actions.  

Develops and administers the department budget with staff assistance.  

Implements and evaluates staff department policies, projects and programs.  

Analyzes organization and community needs, analyzes trends, reviews statistics and opportunities and communicates information to the director.  

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 department operations conform with local, state and federal governmental regulations, worker safety and other applicable rules and requirements.  

Facilitates solutions to complex problems facing the department.  

Maintains professional knowledge through such means as attending seminars, reviewing professional publications and participating in professional organizations.  

Assists Director with overseeing City facilities, communications equipment and infrastructure, fleet services and energy management.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 7 years in the administration of general operation programs and services, of which 5 years must have been in a supervisory capacity.

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

Preferred Qualifications

Graduate degree from an accredited college or university  

Working knowledge of municipal fleet operations 

Working knowledge of energy management 

Working knowledge of facilities management

Selection Plan

As part of the online application process all applicants are required to submit a resume by uploading it under the "Resume" tab or emailing it to EGSD_HR@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 a Panel Board Interview and Presentation.   

Panel Board Interviews and Presentation will be held the week of November 1, 2021

Hiring Interviews will be held the week of November 1, 2021

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

  • 10% of rating for education and work experience
  • 20% for presentation
  • 70% for panel board interview   

This recruitment will establish a civil service list that will be utilized to fill vacancies occurring within the next 6 months.

Veterans, Native American, or Disability preference points will be added to the final score for those that are placed on the Civil Service Employment List. If you qualify for preference points as outlined in the Employment Profile, you must upload your documentation as part of the application process or email it to EGSD_HR@tucsonaz.gov

If you are in need of Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please call Susana Castillo at (520) 668-9354 at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.

Conclusion

 You are encouraged to print this bulletin because it contains important dates and information what will not be available online once this position closes.

 Additionally, communication during this process will be sent via email, so please ensure your browser accepts email from jobs@tucsonaz.gov and check your email account regularly. Failure to respond or follow instructions may result in disqualification.

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

None

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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.



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