Tucson Fire Department - Maintenance Division

Recruitment #1708-0963-001


The City of Tucson's Fire department is seeking an experienced and motivated individual to coordinate the acquisition and distribution of automotive and heavy truck parts, materials and services for the department. This individual would also be responsible for maintaining inventory levels and computer related inventory records.

For more information regarding the Fire Department, please visit our website Tucson Fire Department 

Essential Functions

Occasionally directs helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers or temporary employees and may temporarily act in a higher capacity.

Special-orders parts and maintains records by researching the correct materials, conducting visual inspections, agreeing to verbal contracts with mechanics, vendors and administrators, logging orders, charging the appropriate vehicles, entering data into the computer, expediting priority and past due orders, resolving invoice discrepancies and handling returns, credits and warranties.                                            

Maintains inventory levels by communicating with the buyer to place orders, replenishing deleted stocks, preparing orders and transferring stocks.

Assists in the receiving area by loading and unloading items, receiving stock and special order items, identifying and resolving discrepancies, distributing items, completing reports, entering data into computer, filing orders and delivering items.

Returns items by sorting, categorizing, determining the vendor, researching current inventory needs, processing paperwork, entering data requirements and contacting vendors.

Issues stock parts by determining items needed, pulling parts and entering data into computer.

Drives vehicle and cleans facility.                      

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post High School

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 2 years of computerized automotive parts warehousing operations

Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License 

Special Job Requirements

A Forklift Operator certification is required within 45 days of hire. Failure to obtain the certification will result in failure of probation and employment will be terminated effective immediately.

Selection Plan

Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an oral board interview.

Oral Board Interviews are scheduled for October 5, 2017.

Upon completion of the examination process, the highest scoring applicants will be placed in rank order. Final scores will be calculated as: 100% of your Oral Board Interview 

If you are in need of Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please call JoAnn Acosta at (520) 837-7008 at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.

This process will establish a list of eligible and qualified employees. The list will be used by any City department with an approved vacancy to fill in the next 60 days. Selection will be made in accordance with CSR III, Section 2. The list of employees eligible for consideration will remain in effect for 60 days after their names are provided to the hiring authorities. Examination results and current status will be communicated by email.

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

50 lb Lift Test

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To ensure accurate payroll information for tax purposes, the successful candidate will need to provide their original Social Security Card or original letter from the Social Security Administration with their social security number prior to beginning work with the City of Tucson.

The City of Tucson hires lawful workers only - US citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization - without discrimination. Federal immigration laws require all employers to verify both the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. In its efforts to meet the law's requirements, the City of Tucson participates in the E-Verify program established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to aid employers in verifying the eligibility of workers.

Retired City of Tucson employees receiving benefits from the Tucson Supplemental Retirement System who are considering reemployment with the City should be aware that pursuant to Section 22-37(g) of the Tucson City Code, retirement benefits shall be suspended during the period of reemployment with the City of Tucson unless you have been separated at least twelve consecutive months before returning to work AND you return to a non-permanent employment classification. Creditable service does not accrue during any reemployment period.