City of Tucson


$23.31-$41.52 Hourly / $48,484.80-$86,361.60 Yearly
Salary Grade: 815

General Description

Conducts investigations of City contractors to ensure that employment practices are in compliance with City and federal standards.

Essential Functions

Uses independent judgment for the following:  

Conducts on-site contractor employee interviews and labor compliance investigations.  

Observes and notates tasks performed by prime and sub-contractor employees at job sites.  

Reviews certified payroll records against noted observations.

Reviews certified payroll submittals and audits payroll information to ensure compliance with Federal and local laws.  

Meets with contractors to explain payroll requirements and review their payroll records.

Monitors and reviews federally funded construction project specifications, confers with city project managers, engineers and associated project staff to establish the appropriate federal wage decision on construction projects.  

Completes annual/semi-annual reports to the US Department of Labor.  

Verifies contractor/subcontractor eligibility with State Contractor’s Licensing Board and Federal debarment lists.

Resolves labor compliance problems and coordinates labor compliance activities with project managers and engineers before releasing project funds.

Notifies prime contractors of findings/violations/infractions and requests corrective action. Recommends withholding of funds from contractor’s payments for non-compliance. Closes out labor compliance files in a timely manner.

Recommends withholding of funds from contractor’s payments for non-compliance.

Responsible for developing and maintaining policies and procedures for the department’s labor compliance program in accordance with current regulations and requirements. Establishes monitoring programs for compliance with federal or local wage laws.            

Interacts, educates and participates in public presentations regarding federal and local wage laws with a variety of customer groups including contractors, consultants, city departments, community groups and organizations.   

Prepares correspondence, discrepancy letters, enforcement reports, activity reports, analyses, recommendations, memos, and other communications.   

Advises management on compliance issues and requirements.  

Provides guidance to city project managers relating to compliance with FTA/FHWA/ADOT requirements including Public Notice Posting (Bulletin Boards), and the Buy America Act and serves as the city’s subject matter expert for labor compliance issues, requests and audit support.  

Works closely with the SBE/DBE program to ensure contracts comply with DBE and SBE requirements, including required program documentation, field investigations, and oversight of ADOT’s Local Public Agency system for department contract compliance.  

Interacts with City of Tucson technology: Document management system, eProcurement system, MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.  

Performs a wide range of assignments independently without close supervision.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications:At least 3years of experience in public contracting, construction management, and/or construction trades

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: Professionals

Organizational Level: Senior

NCCI: 8810

Bargaining Unit: No Rep

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: 0987; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;