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  • 503877
  • Full-time


The Department of Emergency & Military Affairs (DEMA) is the headquarters for the Arizona National Guard. The Army National Guard is "Always Ready - Always There" providing military forces to accomplish community, State and Federal missions. The Air National Guard maintains excellence with flexible, sustainable, expeditionary and joint interoperable capabilities in all facets of current Federal and State missions. The Division of Emergency Management’s mission is to coordinate emergency services and efforts to governmental agencies to reduce the impact of disaster on person and property. The Division of Administrative Services maintains the business operations of human resources, finance, purchasing/contracting, and legislative activities. Many positions posted do not require military membership.



Job Location:

Address:    Silverbell Army Heliport, Marana, AZ

Posting Details:

Salary: $11.8036 - $16.0820 per hour (DOE) 

Grade: 14

Closing Date: This position will remain posted until filled. Resumes will be reviewed weekly.

Job Summary:

This Building Maintenance Technician will be responsible for providing in-house building maintenance on facilities to include a variety of tasks including but not limited to routine maintenance and repair involving minor electrical, minor plumbing, and minor carpentry. This may include minor remodeling and construction of buildings and utility support services equipment.

Job Duties:

Responsibilities include:
• Repairs and maintains buildings and grounds as assigned by supervisor to include electrical and plumbing.
• Maintains a record of material used, equipment, working hours expended, vehicle mileage and other information a required for work projects.
• Maintain and operate fire pumps and back-up generators.
• Coordinates work with vendors for assigned projects.
• Assists other maintenance staff on projects as needed to include minor repairs and maintenance for basic projects as assigned.
• Assures all work complies with State and Federal codes.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

• All common hand tools used in the workplace.
• Federal and local safety laws, rules and policies governing work activities and safety equipment.
• National and local building codes.
• Equipment, materials, methods and practices in generalized preventative maintenance, repair, remodeling and construction.

Skilled in:

• Applying Federal and local safety laws, rules and policies.
• Basic computer programs (Microsoft Office, Pride Web).
• Use of common hand tools.
• Effective verbal and written communication.

Ability to:

• Read and understand Federal and local safety Laws, rules and policies.
• Understand National and local building codes.
• Maintain interpersonal relationships.
• Must be willing and able to supervise DOC minimum-security inmates.

Selective Preference(s):

Desired qualifications include any combination of experience, education and training that meets the knowledge, skills, and abilities described. Trade school training in one of the construction disciplines; Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing or Carpentry. 3-5 years’ experience in the construction field.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

• Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state issued driver's license. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete a required driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
• In and out of State travel required.
• Candidates for this position will be required to submit to a criminal background investigation as well as possess the ability to achieve a favorable Tier 1 investigation for the purpose of obtaining a Common Access Card (CAC) within one year of hire.


The State of Arizona offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
• Sick leave
• Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
• Health and dental insurance
• Retirement plan
• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


Eligible DEMA employees participate in excellent retirement programs provided by the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) and for fire personnel the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS).

Contact Us:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact hr@azdema.gov.
DEMA is a smoke-free work environment.
ADA/EEO Employer
The State of Arizona is an Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Employer


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.