TRAFFIC CONTROL TECHNICIAN

Recruitment #1911-2732-001

Introduction

The Department of Transportation is seeking to fill a Traffic Control Technician vacancy in the Sign Shop area of our Traffic Maintenance Division.  This position directly supports the Department of Transportation's mission to create and operate a safe and reliable multi-modal system for moving people and good throughout our community.

The primary function of this position is to assist in the manufacturing, installation and repair of street signs and any other related duties.  The selected individual will also be responsible for setting up safety equipment and traffic control devices to ensure a safe work zone for the safety of the work crews and the motoring public. 

 

General Description

Assists in the repair, removal, and installation of street signs and roadway markings.

Essential Functions

Assists in the installation and removal and repair of street signs, setting barricades, ensuring vehicle is operating properly, loading and unloading supplies and equipment.

Fabricates and installs street signs.

Sets up traffic control devices to ensure safe work zones.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post High School

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least one year assisting in the installation of street signs

Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications

Certification in work zone traffic control

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: December 4, 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:      

  • 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 Malena.Carreon@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 Malena Carreon at 520.837.4071 at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.

Conclusion

You are encouraged to print this bulletin because it contains important dates and information that will not be available online once this position closes.

Additionally, communication during this process will be sent via email, so please ensure your browser accepts emails from jobs@tucsonaz.gov and check your email and spam account regularly. Failure to respond or follow instructions may result in disqualification. 

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

50 lb Lift Test

Some positions also require:

CDL Physical

NIDA Drug 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.



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