PARKS MAINTENANCE COORDINATOR

Recruitment #1811-3063-001

Introduction

***THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT CITY OF TUCSON PARKS & RECREATION PERMANENT AND PROBATIONARY EMPLOYEES***

To remain eligible, you must maintain your permanent or probationary Civil Service employment status through the actual date of transfer. If you are not a current permanent or probationary Civil Service employee at the date of transfer, you will not be eligible for this position. Non-permanent or appointed employees are not eligible.

The Eligibility List may be used by any City department with an approved vacancy to fill in the next 6 months. Selection will be made in accordance with CSR III, Section 2. The list of employees eligible for consideration will remain in effect for 6 months after their names are provided to the hiring authorities. Examination results and current status will be communicated by email.

The City of Tucson Parks & Recreation Department is seeking qualified individuals for the position of Parks Maintenance Coordinator to join the Parks & Recreation Maintenance Leadership Team.

General Description

The Parks Maintenance Coordinator leads grounds maintenance personnel in the maintenance and repair of facilities and grounds. Inspects equipment and facilitates. Conducts preventive maintenance and ensures safety.

Essential Functions

This is a supervisor position affording guidance to other positions performing the same tasks. This supervisor position also reviews workloads, assigns work and coaches employees with specialized instructions and practices for job accomplishments.

Supervisors may contribute to other employees' performance evaluations, assist with the hiring process by interviewing and making recommendations and providing input to supervisory staff. Supervises and coordinates the equivalent of one or more fulltime employees.

Manages, coordinates, and determines priorities of work load, monitors levels of resources, establishes time lines, assigns work, monitors progress, recommends changes and provides suggestions, writes, reviews and edits reports, maintains logs, and approves completed projects.

Assists with the implementation, evaluation and interpretation of department policies, projects and procedures.

Implements controls for appropriate unit staffing and effectiveness by participating in the recruitment and hiring of employees, making recommendations on employee discipline, and other human resources issues, evaluating and managing employee performance, discussing and identifying personnel issues and facilitating resolutions, promoting positive morale in the unit, ensuring staff is trained appropriately for maximum performance, and providing leadership and guidance.

Contributes to the needs of the community and City by implementing and causing others to implement the organization's values and strategies by leading through example, competency, and accountabilities.

Provides customer service by responding to information requests, conducting research, providing solutions to problems, and correcting errors.

Ensures that unit work conforms to local, state, and federal governmental regulations, and other applicable rules and requirements.

Oversees and assists with the maintenance of facility exteriors by mowing the grass, weed-eating and trimming turf areas, checking and maintaining playgrounds, spray truck or other equipment in working order.

Applies rodenticides and other chemicals, handles aquatic applications, sets up for events, maintains supplies, performs lake tests and maintains some gardens and ball fields.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 1 year maintaining facilities and grounds

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 supplement questions. The highest scoring applicants will then be invited to participate in an Oral Board Interview. The highest scoring applicants from the Oral Board Interviews will be invited to participate in a Practical Written Assessment.

  • Oral Board Interviews will be held on: Friday, January 18, 2019
  • Practical Written Assessment will be held on: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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:      

  • 10% of your rating for education and work experience
  • 25% of your practical assessment
  • 65% of your oral board interview   

If you are in need of Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please call Sandra Fata at 520.837.8073 at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.

The list may be used by any City department with an approved vacancy to fill in the next 6 months. Selection will be made in accordance with CSR III, Section 2. The list of employees eligible for consideration will remain in effect for 6 months after their names are provided to the hiring authorities. Examination results and current status will be communicated by email.

Conclusion

Communications throughout this process will be sent via email exclusively so please ensure your browser accepts emails from jobs@tucsonaz.gov and check your email account regularly. Failure to respond or follow instructions will result in disqualification.  All email inquiries should be directed to the individuals listed below.

Sandra Fata, 520.837.8073

Randy Esslinger, 520.837.8054

ParksHR@tucsonaz.gov

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.