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  • 504631
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Jan 21 2022 at 23:55 MST


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: $16.4706 - $22.4153 per hour (DOE) 

Grade: 19

Closing Date:  January 21, 2022

Job Summary:

The Physical Plant Supervisor I will supervise the execution of preventative maintenance programs, work schedules, daily work plans, training programs, and quality control and performs work under minimal supervision. This position is also responsible for enforcing policies, regulations, safe procedures, and producing results for the Construction and Facilities Management Office (CFMO) at Papago Military Complex.

Job Duties:

• Maintaining and retrieving work orders through PRIDE database, assign and complete tasks monitor status of ongoing and completed projects, tracks hours and set priorities.
• Identifying, assessing, scheduling, and performing maintenance and repairs to industry standards.
• Performing inspections to ensure technicians maintain compliance with all policies, procedures, labor, and labor methods through proper record keeping of materials, registered equipment and materials used, man hours expended, vehicle mileage, and other safety practices as required. Responsible for ensuring maintenance technicians maintain their vehicles and equipment.
• Maintaining accountability of a repair part bench stock program and equipment inventory of over a hundred items more than $500,000 including vehicles. This also includes managing, monitoring, and maintaining credit card purchases and vehicle fleet scheduling.
• Coordinating with supervisors to prioritize and assess workloads, evaluate resources, provide reports, and determine cost/budgets.
• Oversee the supervision of inmates and their assigned task and transportation.
• Coordinating and communicating with building managers, engineers and planners, multiple agencies and city officials for routine work, construction and repair projects and landscape needs.
• Supervising and scheduling all pest, weed control, landscape, and contractor operations.
• Assuring all training areas are fully functional to meet all mission training requirements and worldwide deployment.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

• Facilities and infrastructure to include TS roads and grounds, pavements, parking lots, curbs, sidewalks and gutters, in addition to the interior and exterior of buildings to include all electrical, plumbing, natural gas, waste water, HVAC, painting, carpentry, masonry, mechanical sub-systems, etc.
• Roads, grounds, infrastructure, facility maintenance, custodial, transportation, and construction methods.
• Safe work methods, operating procedures, and maintenance processes.
• Hand tools and use of proper equipment.
• Project Management.
• Rules and regulations to supervise inmates.
• National and local building codes.

Skilled in:

• Safety method of self and others.
• The use of the tools, equipment and materials common to building maintenance work.
• Skilled in supervision, training, communication and interpersonal relationships.
• Writing and updating position descriptions, MAP and performance appraisals, make notes/documentation, and disciplinary actions.
• Use of various computer software programs (MS Office, PRIDE, etc).

Ability to:

• Comply with National and local building codes in the planning and performance of building repair and maintenance.
• Prepare estimates, perform costing, and order materials for assigned work projects.
• Show leadership and resolve maintenance issues at the field level.
• Learn new duties as assigned.
• Communicate with all levels of command.
• Maintain effective interpersonal relationships with coworkers, vendors, and customers.
• Meet all mission requirements with confidence.
• Make immediate decisions under minimal supervision.
• Be self motivated.

Selective Preference(s):

Desired qualifications include any combination of experience, education and training that meets the knowledge, skills, and abilities described. Previous training and experience in building maintenance management. A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is not required but a plus. Contractor’s licenses in the building trades, and or locksmith certifications and/or Weed Control License/Pest Management.

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.
• Must be willing and able to supervise DOC minimum-security inmates.


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.