City of Tucson


$16.60-$26.52 Hourly / $34,528.00-$55,161.60 Yearly
Salary Grade: 916

General Description

Working under direction, processes biweekly payroll for all City of Tucson employees and monthly pensions for City retirees accurately, timely, and in compliance with all applicable agreements, statutes, codes, policies, directives,  regulations, and laws.

Essential Functions

Performs a wide variety of record keeping and payroll processing activities including:

Computing wage and overtime payments

Auditing timekeeping records and providing oversight and assistance to front-line departments

Calculating and recording payroll deductions

Calculating and/or reviewing military and jury duty pay

Reviewing and verifying personnel action request forms (PARFs) that impact pay Processes garnishments, levies, bankruptcy orders, terminations, child support withholding orders, retroactive pay adjustments, and pay card program components

Participating in testing payroll scenarios within the ERP system

Verifying time entries of final wage payments (time checks) and verifications of employment requests.

Researches data entry discrepancies and makes changes as appropriate.

Provides customer service to the City of Tucson employees, to their families, and to outside agencies.

Produces payroll reports, as needed.

Communicates effectively with Human Resources to ensure payroll records are correct and to ensure they are appropriately entered.

Performs a variety of routine office/clerical duties such as filing, coding, posting, and typing.


Knowledge of payroll systems and accounting database programs

Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Proficiency in use of a 10 key calculator

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Six (6) months post High School

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least two (2) years in payroll processing

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 07 

Occupational Group Description: Accounting and Fiscal  

EEO Job Category Code: F

EEO Job Category Description: Office and Clerical 

Organizational Level: First Level Employee

NCCI: 8110

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: Secondary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted 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: 0805; EST: 5/30/2017; REV: 5/30/2017;