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  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Oct 25 2021 at 23:55 MST


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Job Location:

Address: 206 S. 17th Avenue,  Phoenix, AZ 85007  

Posting Details:

Salary: $55,000.00 - $60,320.00 

Grade: 20

Closing Date:  10/25/2021

Job Summary:

Our Electronic Security Systems Specialist position is responsible for the installation, service, troubleshooting and repair of all security hardware, programing and devices in these buildings. The incumbent performs security analysis, and assists the manager with development and implementation of new systems and technologies. This position identifies ways to create and implement greater system-wide efficiencies for the processes and systems which work with electronic door locks, key locks and key software systems; access card readers, CCTV cameras, security monitoring software, and other security systems. The Electronic Security Specialist interacts with security system contractors providing project oversight. Including overnight travel, administrative office tasks, correspondence and maintenance of equipment and supplies. A high level of discretion and confidentiality is required due to the sensitive nature of information.

Job Duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide project oversight with vendors and representatives of other divisions, sections, or work units for a consensus agreement, clarity of information, while resolving problems. As necessary, drive state vehicles to locations off-capitol campus as directed by Management in order to respond to security concerns or issues. 

  • Installation of new access control, door locking hardware, intrusion system and CCTV equipment, such as card readers, electric strikes, door contacts, head end equipment, and mechanical door hardware. Programming in access control, intrusion systems and CCTV. Updating system documentation of changes made. 

  • Troubleshooting, replace, repair & install electric/electronic locks & security systems. Preventative maintenance work on field devices. Systems testing, pro-active repairs, adjustments and cleaning of various pieces of equipment. Read/interpret and add to blueprints, sketches/schematics relating to security systems. 

  • Identify ways to create and implement greater system-wide efficiencies for the processes and systems which interact between ADOT, law enforcement, emergency management and a central station alarm monitoring center. Includes programming matrix, device locations, system audit reports and metrics. 

  • Update and create new Security System Documentation. Administer key and core software, having familiarity with the interchangeable core access control, proprietary and non-proprietary key-ways and keys in order to maintain control and avoid unauthorized entry.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of security operations, maintenance and management

  • Construction principles, methods, techniques

  • Understanding of communications network configuration

  • Current applicable building and construction codes

  • Statutes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures applicable to areas of assigned responsibility

  • Access Control Systems and its terminologies 

  • DSC Burglar alarm systems 


Skills in:

  • Practical application and practices of security operations, maintenance and management

  • Utilization and interaction with computer based systems

  • Interpretation and application of current building and construction codes

  • Develop and maintain interpersonal relationships

  • Oral and written communications, including public speaking, interacting with government officials and the public organizational skills 

  • Customer Service


Ability to:

  • Understand security and access issues 

  • Correctly read blueprints and schematics

  • Install, service and repair various locking and security systems

  • Properly maintain tools and equipment

  • Effectively use a computerized work order management system

  • Work independently and in a team environment

  • Multi-task and adapt to changing priorities

  • Prioritize, plan, analyze and coordinate processes and act and take appropriate action

  • Lift, push/pull up to 50 lbs. and pass a post offer physical exam

Selective Preference(s):

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

3 years or more experience in commercial access control installation and servicing,
commercial intrusion systems installation and servicing, and commercial CCTV installation and servicing.

The ability to pass an extensive background.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

*Employment is contingent upon passing a physical examination and must be able to maintain a clean background and ACJIS Certification during the length of employment.
This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete and sign PART 1 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR). The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.11 (H) and (I). The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT. Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR.


The Arizona Department of Administration 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


Mandatory participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) is required.

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 712-7279. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. ADOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.


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.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.