City of Tucson


$16.60-$29.50 Hourly / $34,528.00-$61,360.00 Yearly
Salary Grade: 916

General Description

Conducts investigations of businesses to ensure compliance with business license and sales tax requirements. Provides information and assistance to the public and assists with the resolution of business license, sales tax, and related fee delinquency problems. Identifies and discusses collection issues, suggests resolutions, provides guidance, and educates taxpayers on the City Tax Code. Performs fieldwork at special events to license vendors and collect taxes.

Essential Functions

Enforces business license codes by locating taxpayers, conducting investigations, processing and providing information regarding liquor license applications, issuing citations and forced business closures, interacting with attorneys in preparation for legal action, making court appearances, researching incomplete license applications and aiding police in investigations.

Collects delinquent tax and business license fees by contacting taxpayers, maintaining activity logs and records, collecting checks and fees, processing payments, computing claims, and responding to the public regarding tax and business license fees inquiries.

Performs financial duties by processing payments and making entries into tax software program, researching discrepancies, and establishing payment arrangements with taxpayers.

Initiates legal action to collect privilege tax and licensing fees, including bankruptcies.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post High School

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 2 years small business accounting and public contact

Valid and Unrestricted Class D – Driver's License 

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 07

Occupation Group Description: Accounting and Fiscal

EEO Job Category Code: F

EEO Job Category Description: Office and Clerical

Organizational Level: Lead

NCCI: 8810

Bargaining Unit: CWA

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: Primary

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: 0851; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;