City of Tucson


$16.60-$29.08 Hourly / $34,528.00-$60,486.40 Yearly
Salary Grade: 916

General Description

Operates heavy equipment to maintain streets, roadways, drainage ways, parks, golf courses and other City property.  Promotes the safe use of equipment, and transports equipment to job sites.

Essential Functions

Operates heavy equipment to perform grade terrain, lay asphalt and chipseal, hoist large heavy objects, dig trenches, excavate tree stumps, and sidewalks, sweep and vacuum streets, and maintain landscaping.

Promotes the safe use of equipment by performing daily pre and post operation inspections, preventive maintenance and repairs to equipment, reporting any necessary repairs and instructing others.

Transports equipment by loading equipment on trailers and driving to various job sites.

Transports and sets-up equipment such as bleachers, booths and stages for community events.

Transports and delivers fuel.

Assesses drainage, forms, pours and finishes cement, repairs fences, and completes documentation.

Performs related duties such as occasionally directing helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers or temporary employees and may temporarily act in a higher capacity.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post High School

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 2 years of heavy equipment operation

Valid and Unrestricted CDL - Class B 

Special Job Requirements

Forklift Operator Certification

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

CDL Physical

NIDA Drug Test

75 lb Lift Test

Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 32

Occupation Group Description: Equipment Operation

EEO Job Category Code: G

EEO Job Category Description: Skilled Craft Workers

Organizational Level: First Level Employee

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: Hazardous Materials and Tanker may be required

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: 6004; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;