GIS/Accela Business Systems Supervisor

City of Tempe, AZ

Job Details

  • Job Function: Supervisor
  • Salary: $77,292 - $104,344. Negotiable DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 161,719
  • Where: 20 E. 6th Street, Tempe, AZ 85281
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Jan 8 2019

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(Community Development Business Systems Supervisor)

This recruitment is open until the position is filled or a sufficient number of applications have been reviewed to establish a qualified candidate pool. First review of applications will be Thursday, January 17, 2019.

Salary Range:
$77,292 - $104,344
Negotiable DOQ

Department / Division:
Community Development

Job Type:
Full-Time Regular

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday

Job Number:

The City of Tempe participates in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) Defined Benefit plan with mandatory employer and employee contributions currently at 11.80%. ASRS pension plan includes a Long-Term Disability Benefit. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, sick leave, holiday and short-term disability. Our employees have generous insurance options for medical, dental, vision and life. For more details, visit:


The primary function is to provide software administration and technical support of systems and applications while ensuring the functionality requirements are met for the department and/or division. An employee in this position will analyze functional and conceptual workflow procedures; applies upgrades and enhancements, test the application, identify program and design errors and will document procedures. This position may be required to provide support outside of normal business hours for critical issues or implementation and testing of new installs, upgrades and patches.

• The primary purpose of this position is the development, maintenance and training of staff relative to the use of Accela software for all planning, code, plan review and inspection functions for the city.

• Coordinate activities with management and staff in the development and update, including training and use of all department software applications (i.e. Accela, Citizen Access Portal, Citizen Request System, Interactive Voice Response, GIS, and Sire), asset records keeping databases and develops business process documents for end users to ensure all data is captured and documented properly.

Work Experience:
Three years of experience working with software solutions in the areas of maintenance management functions and asset data collection and recording and related experience specific to assigned area. One year of lead or supervisory experience preferred.
Years of experience are based upon a full-time work schedule (2,080 hours per year). The sum of an applicant’s full-time and/or part-time qualifying work experience must meet or exceed the stated minimum qualification. Education will not substitute for the required work experience; however, related unpaid and/or volunteer work experience may be used as qualifying work experience.

Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, public administration, business administration, information technology, or degree related to the core functions of this position.
The term “equivalent” means that directly related work experience exceeding the required work experience will substitute in equal time increments for college-level education, for example: one year of additional directly related work experience will substitute for one year of college education (30 credit hours).

Successful completion of initial probationary period is contingent upon passing an FBI background investigation. Based on position, referred applicants may be subject to additional testing which may include pre-employment polygraph, physical and drug screening.

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This position is FLSA Exempt – not eligible for overtime compensation and/or compensatory time.

Employees in this position are represented by the Tempe Supervisors Association (TSA)

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The City of Tempe is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at 480-350-8276. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.