City of Tucson


$15.60-$26.83 Hourly / $32,448.00-$55,806.40 Yearly
Salary Grade: 915

General Description

Maintains and repairs rights of way, alleyways, sidewalks, shoulders, curbs, and drainage ways.  Remove debris, weeds and brush, and provides emergency service.  Under general supervision on occasion operates heavy pieces of equipment and performs skilled maintenance work.

Essential Functions

This is a senior position. It differs from other positions in the classification series by performing tasks at a proficient, accomplished level and handling the more difficult, complex or irregular tasks. Individuals in senior positions typically assist in setting priorities for work and are asked upon occasion to use judgment to solve unusual problems.  Work requires functioning as a senior worker performing essentially the same work as those directed and includes overseeing work quality, training, instructing, and scheduling work.

Removes debris and weeds from City rights-of-ways and grounds.

Prepares surfaces, spreads asphalt, seals cracks, and performs other maintenance to streets and roads.

Provides emergency service by responding to calls for services which may include conducting storm post clean up, servicing bridges for de-icing, and setting-up and taking down signs and barricades.  Standby may be required.

Repairs, issues and maintains tools and equipment, repairs broken irrigation lines, maintains inventory, hauls loads to landfill and spots hazardous materials, mixes and pours cement.

Under general supervision operates heavy pieces of equipment and performs skilled maintenance work; serves as back-up to equipment operators; trains frequently in the operation of light equipment (i.e. back hoe, loader, small dump truck, etc.).

Operates specialized equipment – tractors, large/small riding mowers, weed mowers, power washers, irrigation systems, dump trucks, pickup trucks, utility trucks, backhoes, tampers, plate compactors, saws, pumps, compressors, trenchers, common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches, radios, and phones.

Hauls asphalt, sand, and gravel from material yard.

Assists in preventative maintenance for flood control.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 1  year maintaining and repairing streets, sidewalks, and drainage ways, and operating heavy equipment.

Valid and Unrestricted CDL - Class B

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

CDL Physical

DOT Physical

NIDA Drug Test

75 lb Lift Test


Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 28

Occupational Group Description: Street Maintenance

EEO Job Category Code: G

EEO Job Category Description: Skilled Craft Workers

Organizational Level: Senior

NCCI: 5506

Bargaining Unit: AFSCME

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 CDL - Class B

CDL Endorsements: Tanker

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: 5202; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;