City of Buckeye, AZ

In Buckeye, we are committed to quality and service. To provide a safe, pleasant community for all citizens, we will:

  • Serve Buckeye through a variety of city services designed to promote quality of life
  • Ensure the safety of the community through aggressive public safety efforts and programs
  • Respond to the needs of the community by promoting communication, accessibility, pride and responsibility
  • Value the tax dollar and maintain a sound fiscal policy that provides for a vibrant economy
  • Incorporate safeguards to assure respect, fairness and equitable treatment of all present and future citizens
  • Continue to evaluate our services and ourselves to ensure quality, planned and managed growth
  • Endeavor to hire the best people we can find to help them develop their abilities

8 job(s) at City of Buckeye, AZ

City of Buckeye, AZ Buckeye, Arizona, United States
Jul 03, 2020
Full Time
Under general direction, manages staff and activities of inspection, maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. Coordinates, supervises, and manages inspection, maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment, in compliance with equipment manufacture and City procedures/ policies. Consults with departments on vehicle utilization and needs; assists in the development of a replacement program Determines vehicle and equipment needs, develops specifications, evaluates new equipment bids, and coordinates purchases Interacts with vendors on parts, products, supplies and tools. Prepares budget estimates for fleet maintenance operations and vehicle depreciation and replacement Manages fleet and equipment warranty and replacement programs; reviews status of vehicles and equipment; recommends equipment replacement and major repair options; manages the preventive maintenance program for standard care of vehicles and equipment and parts operation Manages staff and evaluates performance; monitors operations to identify and resolve problems and priorities Manages city fueling sites, coordinates fuel delivery and receipt, manages fuel billing to outside customers Manages service contracts for maintenance of equipment, including but not limited to facility stand by generators and other non-mobile type equipment Reviews and inspects the work of the assigned staff to assure the work quality, and the timely accomplishment of assigned duties and responsibilities Coordinates staff training programs Assures compliance with all safety rules and regulations Establishes work policies, schedules, and repair/maintenance standards Performs other duties as assigned or required Minimum Qualifications & Position Requirements: Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree (Management, Business, Technical) and five (5) years vehicle fleet maintenance/management experience, including two (2) years of supervisory experience; OR equivalent combination of education and experience. ASE Certifications for Light Duty and Heavy Duty are required. Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: City policies and procedures Business computers and software applications Methods, tools and equipment used in the repair of vehicles and equipment Safety standards and practices in a shop environment Principles of record keeping and records management Skill in: Reading, interpreting, understanding and applying City policies and procedures Supervision, coordinating staff, and delegating tasks and authority Promoting and enforcing safe work practices Following and effectively communicating verbal and written instructions Developing and preparing equipment specifications Ability to: Understand, interpret and apply relevant federal, state, and City rules and regulations Create positive customer service experiences Effectively manage time Research trends and new technology Provide leadership to resolve issues Maintain confidentiality of information Work under pressure of deadlines Establish and maintain positive, effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of work Additional Information: Possession of a valid Arizona Commercial Driver's License; specific technical training and certifications may be required. Closing Date/Time: Thu. 07/16/20 6:00 PM Mountain Time
City of Buckeye, AZ Buckeye, Arizona, United States
Jul 02, 2020
Full Time
This position has been re-opened **Applicants who applied previously DO NOT reapply, your applications is still active** Under general supervision, this position performs a variety of clerical accounting functions that apply basic principles of accounting in support of accounting systems for assigned areas of function such as cash receipting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, business licenses and Community Facility Districts. An employee in this position must be familiar with accounts maintenance practices associated with their functional areas as well as be familiar with accounting concepts and principles, have the ability to explain and interpret information, insure deadlines are met, and work independently. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. Reviews and verifies invoices and check requests; sorts, codes and matches invoices, enters invoices for payment into the City's financial system Receives, prepares and enters data to record and process accounts receivables; prepares and issues account statements and collection letters for both General Billing and CFD Performs the end of day procedures for cash receipting and balancing all related documentation to the General Ledger Processes, prepares and issues business licenses certificates using the City's Energov software system Performs administrative duties such as updating various reports and records, preparing routine correspondence and completes filing associated with the position Reviews source documents for compliance to rules and regulations; determines proper handling of financial and technical transactions within designated limit Enters data into computer systems; processes transactions, compiles documentation, and generates reports in support of accounting systems for assigned areas of function such as cash receipting, accounts receivable and accounts payable. Provides information and assistance to visitors and others having business with the City; assists customers with applications, government forms and other documents as needed; answers phones; responds to requests for information within the span of authority Performs other duties as assigned or required. Minimum Qualifications & Position Requirements: Education and Experience: Associate's Degree in accounting or related field preferred and four year's general accounting experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Prefer experience with fund accounting and/or governmental accounting. Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: City policies and procedures Financial accounting principles and methods Principles of record keeping and records management Generally accepted techniques for compiling, verifying, and analyzing accounting data Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulation Skill in: Data entry and mathematical calculations Operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of business software Correcting and updating financial records and database systems Maintaining accurate financial records and identifying and reconciling errors Reviewing financial documents and calculations, and preparing basic financial reports Effective oral and written communication Ability to: Perform basic mathematical calculations Maintain records and files Manage and execute multiple tasks Perform general ledger entries Prepare, maintain and proof a variety of financially related reports Apply and explain applicable policies and/or procedures, laws, codes or regulations Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form Additional Information: Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday, 7:00am - 6:00pm Closing Date/Time: Sat. 07/11/20 6:00 PM Mountain Time
City of Buckeye, AZ Buckeye, Arizona, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
***We are hiring two (2) Water Resources Maintenance Mechanics*** Under general supervision, performs routine skilled maintenance, construction, and repair work at the Water Resource Department facilities including: wastewater treatment plants, lift stations, water treatment sites, prv stations and well sites. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. Installs, maintains, and troubleshoots motors, controls, programmable logic controllers, valves, electrical equipment, compressors and well equipment at the Water Resources Department facilities. Monitors and repairs water well and booster stations; maintains water chlorinator and generating equipment. Fabricates, constructs, installs, and repairs equipment and machinery. Operates a variety of trucks and equipment in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures. Maintains operation and maintenance records and schedules. Completes required daily documentation, logs and reports. Performs other duties as assigned or required. Minimum Qualifications & Position Requirements: Education and Experience: High School diploma or GED equivalent and three (3) years skilled in the maintenance and operations of wastewater treatment, collections, water distribution, water treatment and equipment operations experience; OR equivalent combination of education and experience. Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of City policies and procedures. Knowledge of principles and practices of water and wastewater treatment distribution and operation. Knowledge of equipment maintenance and repair methods and materials. Knowledge of methods, practices, tools, and materials used in maintaining, repairing, or constructing deep well facilities, booster stations, wastewater treatment plant equipment and machinery and wastewater lift stations. Knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics of systems involving pneumatic tanks, deep wells, air compressors, actuators, wet wells, pumps, and booster stations. Knowledge of safety standards and practices. Knowledge of traffic laws and rules involved in vehicle and equipment operation. Knowledge of the principles of record keeping and records management. Skill in safe and efficient operation of trucks and equipment according to standard operating and safety procedures. Skill in reading and interpreting maps, technical specifications and operations manuals for vehicles and equipment. Skill in following and effectively communicating verbal and written instructions. Additional Information: Special Requirements: Possession of a valid Arizona Driver's License. Possession of a grade 1 Water or Wastewater Operator Certification from ADEQ or the ability to acquire within one year of hire. Physical Demands / Work Environment: Work is performed outdoors and in public facilities Reports To: Support Services Superintendent Supervision Exercised: None FLSA Status: Non-exempt Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Buckeye, AZ Buckeye, Arizona, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
This position is responsible for management of the entire procurement process in the area of assigned commodities/services of a highly complex and technical nature. Working under limited supervision, develops, negotiates, and enters into complex or high-risk contracts, and agreements. Evaluates the risks associated with the contract, writes specialized requirements, negotiates contract language, and performs cost of price analysis to approve or reject requests. This position may work in cooperation with or on behalf of local and federal governmental agencies; may develop statutorily defined contracts and/or City of Buckeye wide value in Procurement contracts. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. Prepares Requests for Qualifications, Requests for Proposals, Invitations for Bid and administer the selection process for solicitations. Prepare and administer Consultant Contracts with various professionals including Architects, Engineers, and other professional consultants. Conduct pre-bid walk and cooperate with City Clerk in bid opening. Prepares amendments, Change Orders and resolve unforeseen site conditions, unplanned interferences, contract discrepancies, and other construction conflict problems and disputes between contractor, site staff, inspector, project manager, and professional consultants. Reports on contract progress and costs; take corrective action to ensure contract compliance for schedule and budget. Provide continuous coordination between all stakeholders. Administer the change order process; review requests for schedule or cost adjustment and negotiate changes to the contract; prepare change order documents for approval. Evaluate, approve, and process request for payment. Maintain contract documentation files. Respond to questions and concerns arising from any solicitation are handled promptly and properly. Manage the project close out phase of each contract assigned. Use word processing, spreadsheet, database, and scheduling software applications to prepare correspondence, reports, schedule, and other documents related to contract format, administration and close out. Provide continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality, seamless customer service. Performs other duties as assigned or required. Minimum Qualifications & Position Requirements: Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Materials Management, Purchasing, Public or Business Administration, or a related field and five (5) years progressive experience involving professional procurement and contract administration for a governmental agency OR equivalent combination of education and experience. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Arizona Procurement Code, Commodity Codes, Federal Antitrust Laws and Federal Acquisition Regulations. City of Buckeye State procurement process. Procurement and accounting software. Skill in: Project management, negotiation, research and analysis. Communications and time management. Interpretation of laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to the lawful procurement of goods/services and construction. Excellent public contract/customer service. Verbal and written communication. Negotiation and arbitration. Computer software programs including MS Word, Excel, Access, Advantage, ProcureAZ. Ability to: Interpret and apply laws, rules and regulations governing the procurement process. Plan, organize, coordinate and prioritize activities to best meet department needs. Negotiate and problem solve. Maintain confidentiality of purchasing and procurement details. Additional Information: Procurement certification, i.e. Certification in Arizona State Public Procurement Program; Certified Professional Public Buyer; Certificate Public Purchasing Officer; or other public procurement certification, desired. Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Buckeye, AZ Buckeye, Arizona, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, performs standard police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances, generally consisting of routine patrol, preliminary investigations and traffic regulation duties. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. Patrols and provides security for assigned areas, looking for unusual or suspicious activities or persons; provides scene security and protection for Fire and medical personnel. Patrols the city to respond to citizens' requests for assistance, enforce traffic regulations, detect crime, apprehend violators, and ensure public safety. Maintains vehicle and equipment according to Department standards. Enforces local, state and federal laws, and municipal code. Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for service; interrogates and communicates with victims, witnesses and suspects in cases. Completes detailed reports and required paperwork. Arrests law violators; transports and processes suspects, victims and prisoners; serves arrest and search warrants; serves and enforces orders of protection. Represents the City police at court hearings; prepares reports and testifies in court cases. Investigates crimes and accidents as required; secures and processes crime and accident scenes; identifies and collects evidence. Presents education and information through community and school awareness projects; counsels citizens on law enforcement activities, programs and referral resources. Assists other Police personnel, outside organizations and businesses, and Federal, state and local law enforcement organizations. Maintains the integrity, professionalism, philosophies, attitudes, and values of the Police Department by assuring that all rules and regulations are followed. May work special assignments including, but not limited to, Special Investigations, Training Officer, Terrorism Liaison Officer, Traffic Unit Officer, Public Liaison Officer, School Resource Officer, etc. Performs other duties as assigned or required. Minimum Qualifications & Position Requirements: Education and Experience: In-State Laterals (Current AZPOST Certification) High school diploma or GED equivalent; completion of Arizona POST Academy; completion of an FTO program and probation period; and currently certified as an AZPOST Peace Officer with two consecutive years as a full-time sworn police officer. Out-of-State Laterals (Waiver Process Required) High school diploma or GED equivalent; completion of Arizona POST Academy OR other law enforcement academy with substantially similar curricula; completion of an FTO program and probation period; and current or previous experience of two consecutive years as a full-time sworn police officer. Continued employment is contingent upon AZPOST-approval of waiver application. NECESSARY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of: Police Department policies and procedures City, county, state and federal laws, regulations and ordinances The geography of the city and surrounding areas, and the location of important buildings and landmarks Criminal justice and court systems, procedures and protocols Investigative procedures, and protocols for observation of critical details Hazardous chemicals and materials, first aid and CPR Basic criminal law, including the apprehension, arrest, and custody of persons committing misdemeanors and felonies, and the preservation and presentation of evidence in traffic and criminal cases Principles of record keeping and records management Skill in: Interpreting laws and regulations, making independent decisions, maintaining composure, and working effectively under stressful conditions and emergency situations Exercising controlled discretion in communicating with criminal suspects, and mediating difficult situations Gathering and evaluating facts and evidence, drawing logical conclusions and making proper recommendations Using and maintaining a variety of firearms and special law enforcement equipment Operating motor vehicles during emergency, high-risk situations Interacting with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds Operating a personal computer and software applications Following and effectively communicating verbal and written instructions Additional Information: Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification; must possess State of Arizona Driver's license, and clear criminal record. Ability to type 20 words per minute preferred. Must successfully pass pre-employment screening, including a thorough background investigation, medical, polygraph and psychological exam. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Buckeye, AZ Buckeye, Arizona, United States
Jun 24, 2020
Full Time
Under general supervision, the Instrument Control Specialist II designs, plans, builds, implements and modifies computer programs for automatic operation of site processes and equipment for the Water Resources Department. This position also ensures process applications are in compliance with established standards. Incumbents are expected to bring projects to conclusion, including development of operating procedures, instruction and training, and required documentation. Independent judgment is used in accomplishing work with results reviewed by the department management team and or director. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. Design, build, implement and modify graphical user interfaces for real time monitoring and automated operation of site processes and equipment. Work with consultants in development and enhancement of real time computer programs, graphical displays and documentation for site automation. Provide user training on process control computer systems and analyzing site processes and equipment events and disturbances. Review and recommend revisions of computer programs necessitated by process and equipment changes. Review and recommend changes to process control computer components necessitated by plant expansions and process changes. Troubleshoot process control computer system components. Provide feedback, identifies opportunities for improvement and works to resolve problems Coordinate the work of consultants and operators at the treatment plants. Assist with operational control and integration of SCADA systems in a variety of control schemes that monitor and control the City's water and wastewater system. Utilize programming languages to understand and troubleshoot complex control logic that applies to the water and wastewater system. Develop custom reports from data gathered and stored from a complex SCADA system. Apply and adjusts automatic control functions to maintain high system performance. Perform system planning and scheduling functions as necessary. Review data quality and initiates corrective action if necessary. Develop scripts for database tools, reports and data analysis. Review operating protocols and makes recommendations for improvements and operates equipment accordingly. Perform other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications & Position Requirements: Education and Experience: Associates degree in computer science, computer technology, engineering, mathematics or related field and three (3) years of experience working in the water/wastewater utility field, as a telemetry specialist or control systems operator. An equivalent combination of related experience and education may be considered. ADEQ Grade II certification in water treatment/distribution or wastewater treatment/collections preferred. Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: Allen Bradley PLC Systems with Rockwell RS Logix500 and 5000 programming Wonderware Archestra version 2014 R2 SCADA and version 2017 system programming Endress&Hauser, Rosemount, Khrone, Hach or similar control instruments for pH, temperature, flow and other measurements Design, construction and installation of Control panels Electrical plans and wiring diagrams used in the controls strategies of process controls Principles and practices of water and wastewater operations Methods and procedures for installation, maintenance, and repair of electronic controls and devices Hazards and safety practices of the trade Ability to: Analyze, interpret and operate various complex software programs Understand and develop basic programming logic that applies to complex water and wastewater systems control logic within a computer based SCADA system Produce written documents with clearly organized thoughts Produce and or edit electrical drawings and wiring diagrams using AutoCAD Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with technical, non-technical, management and operations/maintenance staff Work in a complex environment and in times of high stress Demonstrate expertise in the use of a variety of software applications including SCADA, word processing, common spreadsheet applications and e-mail Demonstrate ability and experience in analytical and problem solving skills Skill in: Troubleshooting, repair and modification of control systems in the water/wastewater field Operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of business software Use and care of tools and equipment, including calibration test equipment, common hand tools, volt and amp meters Additional Information: Special Requirements: Possession of a valid Arizona Driver's License is required. After-hours, shift, weekends and on-call work may be required. This position requires employees to be on-call on a rotating basis. On-call employees must be available to respond to the job-site within one (1) hour from the time they receive the call. Physical Demands / Work Environment: Work is performed in a standard office environment, outdoors in inclement weather and in public facilities. Reports To: Water Resources Supervisor or other supervisory staff Supervision Exercised: None FLSA Status: Non-exempt Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Buckeye, AZ Buckeye, Arizona, United States
Jun 18, 2020
Full Time
Under close supervision, receives and processes emergency and non-emergency calls for service, identifies and dispatches appropriate law enforcement, fire and emergency service units, and gathers and relays critical information; complies with Police and Fire Department policies and procedures to assure the safety of officers and the public. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. Answers incoming emergency and non-emergency calls; interviews callers and gathers details; prioritizes calls for service and determines appropriate personnel to respond; dispatches emergency responders; relays pertinent information to law enforcement and emergency services officers in a concise manner; provides information and assistance to the public within scope of authority. Provides detailed call information to officers as needed; maintains status and awareness of Police patrol unit locations; monitors message traffic and relays information to officers. Enters emergency assistance calls into the computer aided dispatch (CAD) incident logs; inputs information into the ACJIS & NCIC computer system; maintains records and files. Contacts other law enforcement agencies for additional information and resources as needed, and relays pertinent information regarding incidents. Notifies key City of Buckeye personnel on critical incidents; follows all Department policies and procedures to assure that officer and public safety is the top priority. Enters and verifies warrant information, and confirms warrants for other agencies. Performs inquiries and criminal history checks for officers through ACJIS & NCIC; sends inquiries to other agencies for warrant confirmations or general information. Enters data for records and reports; processes forms and record files; queries system databases as requested. Performs other duties as assigned or required. Minimum Qualifications & Position Requirements: Education and Experience: High School diploma or GED equivalent. Must have a minimum of four (4) years clerical, computer and customer service experience OR combination of education and experience resulting in skills necessary to perform the required job duties. Public Safety telecommunications and Spillman CAD/RMS experience highly preferred. NECESSARY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of City policies and procedures. Knowledge of equipment utilized in law enforcement communications including radio, computer and dispatch equipment. Knowledge of law enforcement patrol procedures. Knowledge of local geographical area, road systems, and the locations of landmarks. Knowledge of Police and Fire Departments' standard dispatch policies and procedures. Knowledge of the basic principles of record keeping and records management. Skill in handling multiple tasks simultaneously, under pressure, and in emergency and stressful situations. Skill in obtaining information from hostile or emotional citizens. Skill in communicating clearly and concisely and relaying details accurately. Skill in remembering names, numbers and locations, and reading maps quickly and accurately. Skill in working under pressure of deadlines, and establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with employees, officials, other agencies and the general public. Skill in public relations and customer service. Skill in following and effectively communicating verbal and written instructions. Additional Information: Must obtain Terminal Operator Certification Level A within six (6) months of hire if not possessed at time of hire/placement. Must be able to type a minimum of 35 words per minute (will be tested). Working nights, weekends and holidays is required. Must successfully pass pre-employment screening, to include thorough background investigation, polygraph and psychological exam. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Buckeye, AZ Buckeye, Arizona, United States
Jun 05, 2020
Full Time
Under limited supervision, processes complex/major crime scenes, supervises the Crime Scene Unit and Crime Scene Officers program, including training of personnel and maintaining quality assurance of work performed. This position is accountable to the Lieutenant or Division Manager for the efficient and effective expenditure of the Crime Scene Unit's resources and ensuring the delivery of quality crime scene processing. The position is responsible for keeping current on research and development of technology, new applications, improved equipment and updated procedures relating to crime scene management and processing. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. Supervises and coordinates programs and projects involving the Crime Scene Unit and Crime Scene Officers Program. Performs a wide variety of professional and technical crime scene services including, but not limited to: crime scene evaluations to determine nature of the crime and methods used; crime scene photography and sketching; recognition and preservation of physical evidence, including fingerprints, tool marks, and tire or footwear/footprint impressions; interpreting physical evidence to link the crime scene and criminal; establishing a competent chain of evidence; and giving effective testimony before courts and other government groups. Plans, coordinates and reviews training and performance skills of all Crime Scene Technician and/or Crime Scene Officers assigned to the Crime Scene Unit to accomplish the mission, goals and objectives of the department. Plans and organizes training needs for areas of responsibility such as specialized courses or on-the-job training, ensuring personnel receive training required to meet responsibilities. Ensures personnel utilize established crime scene practices, policies and procedures. Provides professional development to staff when needs are determined. Prepares crime scene reports and documentation for court cases and testifies as a witness in official proceedings. Assists with screening, interviewing and selection process for personnel working in the Crime Scene Unit. Maintains and inspects supplies and equipment essential for Crime Scene Unit/Officers to accomplish their mission. Administers and maintains a Quality Assurance Program. Implements and adheres to quality assurance and quality control measures to ensure quality crime scene services are provided. Provides suggested corrective action plan to appropriate command staff when quality assurance issues are identified. Initiates activities directly related to the effectiveness and efficiency of Crime Scene Unit personnel and programs. Assumes a high degree of accountability for the results of all tasks, projects and programs including fiscal expenditures of the Crime Scene Unit. Maintains and monitors crime scene certifications through the International Association for Identification for all personnel. Performs other duties as assigned or required. Minimum Qualifications & Position Requirements: Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Science, Natural Science, Criminal Justice or related field from an accredited educational institution and two (2) years field experience in evidence collection and crime scene processing with a law enforcement agency OR an equivalent combination of education and experience providing the requisite skills, knowledge and experience to perform duties of the position. Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: City policies and procedures Federal, state and local laws relating to collecting, processing, preserving and securing of physical and trace evidence Firearms safety and handling Principles of record keeping and records management Nationally accepted forensic standards and procedures Advanced crime scene investigative principles, including recognition, collection and preservation of all types of evidence; crime scene sketching techniques; advanced photography principles and the use of photographic equipment Ability to: Provide technical consultation on the processing of crime scenes and collection of physical evidence Develop, document, update and/or revise plans programs and procedures affecting crime scene investigation operations Lead, motivate and train personnel Effectively testify in a court of law Present information, ideas and recommendations clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing Write reports and documentation for court proceedings Think and act independently Skill in: Firearms safety and handling Operating a personal computer utilizing various software Analysis and use of judgment to accomplish job duties Establishing and maintaining effective, cooperative working relationships Additional Information: Special Requirements: Valid Arizona driver's license with no major driving citations in the last 36 months. Due to the confidential, sensitive nature of work required, successful completion of a polygraph and a comprehensive background investigation is required. Must be able to work irregular hours, including weekends, evenings/nights, holidays and on-call. Must obtain Terminal Operator Level A certification within six months of hire and maintain during employment. Must have participated in leadership training or complete within six months of hire. Additional certification requirements may be required. Preferred/Desired Qualifications: One (1) year supervisory experience. Working knowledge of CALEA Standards relating to Collection and Preservation of Evidence. Knowledge of the Organization of Scientific Area Committees for Forensic Science. Current 10 Print Certification. AFIS workstation operator. Arizona POST General Instructor Certification. Level I and Crime Scene Certification as set forth by the International Association for Identification (IAI) or requisite training and experience is preferred. Physical Demands / Work Environment: Maintain an on-call status as needed for after-hours call out. Processes crime scenes at any hour of the day or night, under any weather conditions. Work can be indoors or outdoors. Systematically surveys areas and formulates a plan of procedure. May work for long periods of time without rest. May include occasional physical labor and endurance. Ability to wear full-face respirator is required. Works with chemicals, powders and body fluids using appropriate protective equipment according to prescribed safety standards and regulations. Position Reports To: Criminal Investigations Lieutenant Supervision Exercised: Yes FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: