Travel Technician

Job | Posted 12 days ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Location: Tucson or Phoenix    
Employee Status: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 40 Hours
Work Calendar: 12-Month
Pay Rate: $15.1871
Class Summary
This position is responsible for arranging staff travel arrangements to include airfare, hotel and ground transportation needs.

This includes the following:
  • Makes hotel and air reservations and arrangements for ground transportation, when needed, for all agency staff
  • Follows the policies and procedures of SAAM in provision of travel customer support.
  • Creates travel packets for arrangements
  • Gathers receipts to prepare and submit travel claims for reimbursement
  • Cross-trains in one or more of the organizational administrative position (Procurement)
  • Other duties as assigned
Training and Experience
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1 year of administrative support position
  • Travel or Purchasing experience (preferred)
Licensing/Certifications Requirements
  • Must be able to pass FBI and State background check or Fingerprint Clearance Card
    as position requires by policy or Statute
  • Defensive Driver Training Program to be completed by all agency personnel that drive on State business
Knowledge Of
  • Policies, procedures, and programs of the immediate work unit
  • Principles and practices of administration and management
  • Agency or program rules, regulations, and operating procedures
  • Travel arrangements in accordance with SAAM practices and procedures
  • Policies, procedures and programs of the immediate work unit
  • Principles and practices of administration and management
  • Agency or program rules, regulations, and operating procedures
  • Governmental contracts and lease agreements
  • Accounting practices and principles to complete duties effectively
  • Participates in performance improvement activities
  • Working knowledge of computer basics such as Microsoft Office or Google Workplace and the ability to learn new computer programs specific to our operation within three months of hire.
Demonstrated Skill/Ability To
  • Effective communication with all levels of employees and vendors
  • Time management
  • Organization
  • Communicate information and ideas effectively so that others will understand, both orally and in writing
  • Research, analyze and interpret financial data • Apply a logical thought process necessary for problem solving and decision making
  • Research and reconcile documents to automated systems
  • Organize and prioritize
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Interpret regulations related to purchasing
  • Work independently
  • Establish and maintain professional, courteous and effective relationships with internal and external customers or vendors
 Benefit eligible employees have a variety of choices for medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance.  Offered plans provide exceptional value to our employees and their eligible dependents.   Employees have a 31-day period from effective date of hire to elected coverage.  Elected benefits could start as early as 2 weeks after hire. 
Benefit eligible employees are automatically covered for basic life, non-smokers, accidental death and dismemberment and seat belt insurance
Benefit eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the State’s retirement plan and long-term disability (LTD) program.  Enrollment is mandatory and is subject to a 26-week waiting period before initial enrollment.  Employees may also choose to participate in a deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.  Benefit Options also offer Employee Self-Service, Wellness, Tuition Discount, Travel Reduction, Auto & Home Insurance and Purchase Discount Programs.  
For more information contact the Recruiter at:
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruiter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer

Posted By

AZ State School for the Deaf and Blind

PO Box 88510 , Tucson, AZ 85754

At the following locations

Business Services Tucson

1200 W Speedway Blvd , Tucson, AZ 85745