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  • 504688
  • Full-time


The Department of Public Safety's mission is to protect human life and property by enforcing state laws, deterring criminal activity, and providing vital support to the state of Arizona and its citizens.
Apply at out website at www.azdps.gov


Facilities Maintenance Technician - Electrical (Phoenix) 

Salary: $51,255.78 - $67,315.66 Annually

In order to apply, you must go to the DPS website at azdps.gov/careers.

Job Summary:

This recruitment will be used to establish an 18-month eligibility list to fill current and future vacancies. Apply promptly; application period may close without notice.
This salary listed includes an 8% stipend which will be effective through June 24, 2022. At that time, the stipend will end unless extended by legislation.
Under general direction, performs work of average to considerable difficulty in the journey-level performance of building maintenance to include the primary fields of electrical; heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC); carpentry; plumbing, etc; and performs other tasks as assigned. This is a competitive classification.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires three (3) years as a DPS Facilities Maintenance Worker and possession of journey-level certification in electrical (or demonstrated journey-level proficiency); 

or six(6) years of commercial or Institutional experience in electrical including two (2) years of experience in an additional building maintenance field (e.g., carpentry, HVAC, painting, plumbing, etc.), and possession of journey-level certification in electrical (or demonstrated journey-level proficiency).

Education or technical training in a field related to building maintenance through a recognized trade union, technical school or equivalent, accredited college or university may substitute for up to two (2)years of the required experience.

Possession of a valid AZ driver license.

Progression to the next step requires an overall performance rating of at least "Standard" in the last 12 months.

Must successfully complete the examination process.

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt


The Arizona Department of Public Safety is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to benefit-eligible employees in cooperation with the State of Arizona.

•           Accrued vacation pay and sick days

•           10 paid holidays per year

•           Deferred compensation plan

•           Top-ranked retirement plans

•           Affordable medical, dental, vision, life, and short & long-term disability insurance plans

•           Employee Assistance, Peer and Family Support Programs

•           Bus Cards (Subsidized partially by the State)

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


This classification participates in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)

Contact Us:

To learn more and see a complete list of the job openings at the Arizona Department of Public Safety, visit our website at www.azdps.gov.  You may also contact us at (602)223-2290.


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.