Deputy Internal Service Director

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Tempe Internal Services Finance Department
Location of position: 
Tempe, AZ
$129,214 – $174,439
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Closing Date: 
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Job Description: 


This recruitment is open until the position is filled or a sufficient number of applications have been reviewed to establish a qualified candidate pool.

Applicants are required to complete the online application and attach a cover letter and resume.

First review of applications will occur on December 6, 2018

Salary Range: $129,214 – $174,439

Department / Division: Internal Services Department / Finance

Job Type: Full-Time – “Unclassified”

Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Job Number: RC#900980

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:

DESCRIPTION:  The Deputy Internal Service Director – Finance is responsible for the day to day operations of the Financial Services Division of the Internal Services Department. Provides direction to staff within the Financial Services Division as well as provide complex administrative support to the Internal Services Director and the Deputy City Manager – CFO.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in finance, accounting, economics, business administration, public administration or a degree related to the core functions of this position. A Master's degree is preferred. 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).

Work Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible professional experience in governmental financial planning and administration, including three years of administrative and supervisory responsibility in finance, accounting, or directly related to the core functions of this position. 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.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: For the complete job description go to: This position is FLSA Exempt – ineligible for overtime compensation and/or compensatory time. This position is unclassified, which means the employee or the City can terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any or no reason, with or without cause or notice.

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.