STREET MAINTENANCE WORKER I

Recruitment #1806-5201-001

Introduction

The City of Tucson Department of Transportation, Streets & Traffic Maintenance Division is seeking a hardworking, motivated individual with a strong work ethic to maintain and repair streets, alleyways, sidewalks, shoulders, curbs, drainage ways and rights-of0ways, remove debris, weeds and brush and provide emergency services. This includes manual labor.

General Description

Maintains and repairs rights of way, alleyways, sidewalks, shoulders, curbs, and drainage ways.  Removes debris, weeds, and brush and provides emergency service.

Essential Functions

Maintains and repairs streets, alleys, sidewalks, shoulders, curbs, drainage ways, and rights-of-ways by removing debris, preparing surfaces, spreading asphalt, mixing and pouring of concrete, crack sealing, cutting and pruning trees and vegetation, and cleaning of tools and equipment.

Provides emergency service by responding to calls for service 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 and maintains tools and equipment, repairs broken irrigation lines, maintains inventory of City issued equipment, repairing broken irrigation lines, working in and around traffic.

Operates small tools, equipment and pick-up trucks.

Assists in setting priorities for work and using good judgment to solve unusual problems.

Work may include weekend and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Minimum Experience Qualifications: Under 1 year maintaining and repairing right-of-way, sidewalks, and drainage ways

Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License

Selection Plan

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated on the education and work experience in their employment profile and the responses to their supplemental questions. The highest scoring applicants will then be invited to participate in an Oral Board interview.   

  • Oral Board Interviews will be held the week of July 23, 2018

Upon completion of all examination processes, the highest scoring applicants will be placed on the Civil Service Employment List.  An applicant's ranking on the Civil Service list will be based on their final score which will be calculated as:      

  • 20% of your rating for education and work experience
  • 80% of your oral board interview   

This recruitment will establish a civil service list that will be utilized to fill vacancies occurring within the next 6 months.

Veterans, Native American, or Disability preference points will be added to the final score for those that are placed on the Civil Service Employment List.  If you qualify for preference points as outlined in the Employment Profile, you must upload your documentation as part of the application process or email it to Sandra.zurbrick@tucsonaz.gov.  The DD 214 must be a copy that indicates characterization of service.  

If you are in need of Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please call Sandra Zurbrick, at (520) 837-6803 at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.

Conclusion

This position requires a satisfactory Criminal Background Check and Motor Vehicle History Report.  Reference checks may also be conducted prior to an offer of employment.  Employment offers are contingent upon successfully passing any of the above 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

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

75 lb Lift Test

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To ensure accurate payroll information for tax purposes, the successful candidate will need to provide their original Social Security Card or original letter from the Social Security Administration with their social security number prior to beginning work with the City of Tucson.

The City of Tucson hires lawful workers only - US citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization - without discrimination. Federal immigration laws require all employers to verify both the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. In its efforts to meet the law's requirements, the City of Tucson participates in the E-Verify program established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to aid employers in verifying the eligibility of workers.

Retired City of Tucson employees receiving benefits from the Tucson Supplemental Retirement System who are considering reemployment with the City should be aware that pursuant to Section 22-37(g) of the Tucson City Code, retirement benefits shall be suspended during the period of reemployment with the City of Tucson unless you have been separated at least twelve consecutive months before returning to work AND you return to a non-permanent employment classification. Creditable service does not accrue during any reemployment period.