Under the general direction of the Administrative Services Commander, performs a variety of armory duties, including inspection, maintenance, repair, and service of weapons for the City of St. George Police Department.
Essential Functions (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. The list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)
1. Inspects, diagnoses, maintains, repairs, and services weapons for sworn police staff.
2. Develops systems for checking weapons in and out, monitors check-in and check-out of weapons and maintains appropriate records, and conducts follow-up measures as needed.
3. Performs safety and preventative maintenance on all weapons.
4. Responsible for inventory control of all weapons. Orders and maintains inventory and storage of ammunition, weapon cleaning supplies, targets, range apparatus, and safety equipment and maintains accurate records.
5. Reads and interprets technical manuals to facilitate inspection, servicing, repair, and replacement services and activities.
6. Receives and maintains certification on a wide range of weapon types from a variety of manufacturers.
7. Monitors changes in regulations and technology that may affect operations; implements policy and procedural changes after approval; ensures compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, and ordinances.
8. Stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of weapon maintenance and training; researches emerging products and enhancements and their applicability to City needs.
9. Observes safe work methods and makes appropriate use of related safety equipment as required.
10. Operates a variety of hand and power tools and equipment related to work assignments.
11. Secures equipment at the close of the workday.
12. Performs other related duties as required.
Typical Physical/Mental Demands/Working Conditions
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office and shop setting and to use standard office equipment including a computer; vision to read written materials and a computer screen and to examine firearms; color vision to distinguish between firearm characteristics; and hearing and speech communications in person and over the telephone. This position may require extended periods of sitting and standing; moderate physical effort; uncomfortable working positions such as stooping, crouching, bending, etc.; and ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Intermittent exposure to stress as a result of human behavior and meeting deadlines on a daily basis. Exposure to moderate noise levels and controlled temperature conditions. May be exposed to hazardous physical substances.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience: Minimum of two (2) years part time related experience working with weapons.
Licenses and Certifications:
• Must possess, or obtain within sixty (60) days, a valid Law Enforcement Armorer Certificate from Glock and Sionics firearms manufacturers.
• Must possess a valid driver license. A valid Utah Driver License must be obtained within 60 days of hire and be maintained throughout employment.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Practices, methods, equipment, tools, and materials used in maintaining and repairing firearms.
• Operation and maintenance of a variety of hand and power tools.
• Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations regarding weapons specifications.
• Safety equipment and practices related to the position.
• Basic record keeping principles and procedures.
• Basic computer applications related to the position.
• Techniques used to provide a high level of customer service to effectively deal with the public, vendors, contractors and City staff.
• Operate a variety of firearms safely and effectively.
• Safely and effectively use and operate hand and power tools.
• Troubleshoot and determine appropriate action in the maintenance and repair of firearms.
• Interpret, apply, and follow department policies, procedures, and regulations.
• Maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written records of work performed.
• Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Make accurate arithmetic calculations.
• Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and software.
• Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
• Effectively communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
• Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural and legal guidelines.
• Establish, maintain, and foster positive working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Submit a completed City of St. George Employment Application online at careers.sgcity.org. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. This Position closes 10/17/2021 05:00 PM. Refer questions to Human Resources at 435-627-4670. Pre-employment drug screening and criminal background screen are required. The City of St. George is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. We make reasonable efforts to provide reasonable accommodation to disabled candidates.