City of Tucson


$28.21-$52.50 Hourly / $58,676.80-$109,200.00 Yearly
Salary Grade: 817

General Description

The position will work in coordination and consultation with the Information Technology (IT) Department to identify and explore new and emerging technologies through research, pilots, and prototyping, as well as make recommendations for the best use of legacy technologies, as they relate to innovation projects. This position will work with the IT Department to understand the technical environment of the City and will advocate for/implement technology projects that add value to the City and/or end user. All technologies will be analyzed with the larger City technical environment in mind and viewed as a tool to help people solve problems.

Essential Functions

Stays current on the latest trends in emerging technology and digital technology usage

Identifies and evaluates new technologies, innovations, and legacy systems for alignment and coordinates and consults with IT and other City Departments to create plans for integration and update into architecture

Assist in the technology portion of the project development, strategy and direction, partnering with the IT Department

Designs, develops, and introduces new methods and techniques that significantly impact service, process, and/or operation

Participates in a highly collaborate environment, in coordination and consultation with IT, to plan and implement technology solutions and backups, share knowledge, and demonstrate capabilities

Collaborates with all City Departments to develop a system to collect, track, and analyze data through working knowledge of development processes, methodologies, tools, metrics and statistics

Produces research, data analytics, and reporting related to innovation projects

Coordinates and manages innovation technology projects; builds detailed solution design paths for implementation

Problem analysis and solution development providing architectural recommendations using methodologies appropriate for the circumstances, such as Agile development methodology

Collaborates closely with and liaisons between directors, project managers, staff, and elected officials to identify customer needs, create solutions, and support projects in alignment with the greater City vision and goals

Facilitates proof of concepts to demonstrate the value of technology and use cases

Performs related work as required

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 3 years of experience in professional level information technology work utilizing analytical and quantitative skills, including the ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and recommendations

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 02

Occupation Group Description: General Administration

EEO Job Category Code: B

EEO Job Category Description: Professional

Organizational Level: Superintendent/Manager

NCCI: 8810

Bargaining Unit: No Representation

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Incidental

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 0565; EST: 10/4/2018; REV: 10/4/2018;