City of Tucson


$19.15-$31.13 Hourly / $39,832.00-$64,750.40 Yearly
Salary Grade: 918

General Description

Performs technical environmental inspections, monitoring, sampling and related field work at the City's active and non active landfills and other environmental sites such as leaky underground storage sites. Field data collected supports ES project managers and includes landfill gas data, groundwater data, wastewater data and transducer data.

Essential Functions

Performs random and planned inspections of loads for hazardous and banned materials at the landfill tipping face.

Periodically assists in collecting and managing household hazardous wastes at the landfill.

Monitor methane gas/download data and collect soil vapor samples.

Ensure compliance with 40 CFR 258.23, methane monitoring of landfill facility structures.

Perform Method 9 (Air Permit - Title V) observations at landfills and other facilities.

Perform Surface Emission Monitoring (SEM Title V) / download data.

Perform Storm Water (SWPPP) inspections.

Apply chemicals to groundwater treatment storage pond to control algae(seasonal).

Perform Mosquito abatement at City landfills (seasonal).

Periodically assist other operations at the active landfill such as the tipping area.

Ensure compliance forms are completed in a timely manner and delivered to the appropriate filing office.

Observe and report Flare Status of active and non-active landfills.

Monitor landfill leachate system.

Monitor and maintain storm water quality by installing and removing samplers and their probes, collecting samples, completing forms and reports, documenting sampling data.

Maintain and repair field instrumentation by calibrating probes, gas analyzers, sounders, and transducers on a daily, weekly and or monthly basis.

Monitor the water quality of groundwater by purging wells, taking water level measurements, gathering data, and collecting samples and reporting data using basic computer programs and hand held computer devices.

Monitor and collect wastewater samples for the City's Industrial wastewater permits.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Associate's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 2 years collecting and processing environmental field samples and data, maintaining field equipment, and keeping accurate electronic and paper records.

Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License

Special Job Requirements

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Certification                      

Competency with computer software such as databases and spreadsheets

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical 

Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 27

Occupation Group Description: Sanitation

EEO Job Category Code: C

EEO Job Category Description: Technicians

Organizational Level: First Level Employee

NCCI: 9403

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: 5165; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;