* * * Tucson Water Maintenance Division * * *
|Date Opened||1/2/2019 4:11:00 PM|
|Close Date||1/23/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|HR Analyst||Roxie Escarcega|
|Analyst Phone/Email||(520) 837-2138/Roxie.Escarcega@tucsonaz.gov|
|Salary||Hiring Salary is : $21.72 per hour ***Salary in Accordance with Administrative Directives***|
|Job Type||Open to All Applicants (External, Internal)|
|HR Tech||Valerie Bencomo|
The City of Tucson Water Department is seeking a highly skilled individual to operate and maintain a variety of heavy equipment such as: front-end loader, backhoe, and motor grader. The Equipment Operation Specialist performs departmental related duties, and assists in the installation and repair of customer water services.
This position is subject to on-call, stand-by and working evening shifts as needed as well as extended work hours. Work requires climbing in and out of equipment, and the ability to work in various work environments such as: extreme heat, cold, rain and rough terrain conditions.
Examples of essential duties may include but are not limited to:
Minimum Education Level & Type: High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 2 years of heavy equipment operation
Valid and Unrestricted CDL - Class A Commercial Driver's License with a Tanker endorsement required at the time of application
CDL permit acceptable for up to 60 days from date of hire
Pursuant to Administrative Directive 6.01-8 Commercial Driver Policy: Incumbent employees may apply for a promotional opportunity if they meet all of the position requirements except for a CDL or required CDL endorsement. An employee who does not have the required license may be conditionally selected, and advised of the requirement that they obtain the required license within 60 calendar days of the conditional notification of selection.
Candidates applying for positions carrying a CDL driving designation are required to possess a CDL permit at the time of application, and must obtain a valid Arizona CDL within 60 days of hire. The CDL must be of the appropriate classification, with endorsements as required by the job. Failure to obtain the required CDL and endorsement will result in failure of probation. Failure to maintain the CDL thereafter will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Valid and Unrestricted CDL - Class A required for Transportation and Water departments
Some positions may require Weedeater and Chainsaw Certification
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 the Practical Skills Test.
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:
This recruitment will establish a civil service list that may 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 Roxie.Escarcega@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 contact Roxie Escarcega at 520-837-2138 at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation
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Non-NIDA Drug Test
Hep B Vaccine (follow City of Tucson protocol)
If at Water or Transportation, then:
NIDA Drug Test
If at Water, then also:
75 lb Lift Test
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.