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  • 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:  Papago Park Military Reservation (PPMR), Phoenix, AZ

Posting Details:

Salary: $14.9568 - $22.9807 per hour (DOE) 

Grade: 18

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

Job Summary:

This position has maintenance responsibilities for numerous disaster response and recovery facilities and equipment requiring a high state of readiness in order to support the State response to emergencies and disasters 24/7. The Emergency Physical Resources Officer will work out of the CFMO maintenance office and take on assignments from the Facilities Administrator.

Job Duties:

• Modify, renovate or newly construct building facilities and components
• Repair facility systems and building components
• Oversee Facility Preventative Maintenance Program which includes inspecting facilities and their systems: electrical, plumbing, environmental, structural and IT components
• Conduct Facility Safety Program, Conduct Safety Surveys of Facilities, Prepare Safety Inspection reports, Initiate corrective actions
• Maintain agency DOA fleet and non-DOA fleet vehicles to include mobile emergency communications and operations system
• Install and maintain telecommunications antennae array. Maintain systems and sub-systems

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

•Common and specialized tools, equipment and materials related to work
•Blueprints, plans, sketches and components of buildings and related utility systems
•National and Local building codes
•Methods and practices involved in remodeling, construction and installing or replacing major utilityservices
•Estimating, costing and ordering materials
•Leadership and supervisory methods and practices

Skilled in:

•Use of common and specialized tools and equipment
•Determining materials required for repairs
•Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships

Ability to:

•Read and interpret plans, blueprints, sketches and schematics related to utilities service systems
•Applying and interpreting National and local building codes
•Applying methods and practices of remodeling and construction
•Estimating, costing and ordering materials related to building maintenance
•Establish and maintain effective interpersonal working relationships

Selective Preference(s):

Desired qualifications include any combination of experience, education, and training that meets the knowledge, skills, and abilities as described. The preferred candidate will possess 10 years of experience in Construction trades or Building Maintenance. Up to 5 years of experience may be replaced by formal education in the construction trades.

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 State travel required
•Individual is required to pass a criminal background investigation
•Requires the ability to obtain and maintain a favorable Tier 1 (T1) investigation for purpose of obtaining a Common Access Card (CAC) for federal IT domain system access


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.