**Environmental and General Services Department**

Recruitment #1911-5730-001


Be part of a team that serves with integrity, professionalism, and strives for excellence in all we do!

Join the Environmental and General Services Department (EGSD)!! We are seeking a motivated team-oriented individual to fill the Fuel Station Mechanic position.  This position is paramount in ensuring the City's fueling system stays operational.

This position will be required to work on-call/standby shifts as well as after-hours and weekend work as needed.

General Description

Maintains the operation of refueling stations, natural gas compressors (CNG) and related equipment. Monitors contracts and maintains related records.

Essential Functions

Maintains the operation of refueling stations by testing pressures, replacing hoses, testing emergency shut-down devices, monitoring refueling performance via computer trending, evaluating data, performing scheduled and emergency maintenance, and replacing high pressure stainless steel piping.

Maintains equipment by inspecting compressors and equipment daily, draining equipment filters, checking crankcase oil levels, maintaining fluid levels, checking dispensers, cleaning compressor skids and equipment, troubleshooting alarms, replacing or repairing gas leaks, valves, filters, fittings, and piping and overhauling compressors and gas dryers.

Maintains records, reports, and inventory by updating and reviewing daily maintenance and delivery reports, downloading meter readings, reconciling fuel usage, maintaining valve serial number list, updating written logs, drafting and updating Standard Operating Procedures, contacting vendors for pricing, maintaining parts and tool inventory lists, and managing the shipping and receiving of parts and tools.

Reviews and provides comments on construction designs, drawings, submittals, and installation proposals, and drafts and reviews requests for proposals and requests for quotations.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post High School

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 4 years maintaining, repairing and diagnosing problems in the operation of complex electrical and mechanical systems in commercial applications. 

Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License 

Special Job Requirements

Certification in installation, maintenance and repair of high pressure stainless piping

Compressed Natural Gas Certification

Both are required within 12-months of hire. Failure to obtain both certifications will result in failure of probation and employment will be terminated effective immediately.

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 a panel board interview.   

As part of the online application process all applicants are required to submit/upload a resume under the "Resume" tab or email to EGSD_HR@tucsonaz.gov prior to the close date of the job posting.  Please ensure your application contains the required resume prior to submission. Applications received without a resume will not be accepted.

 Panel board interviews will be held:  Week of December 16, 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
  • 90% of your panel board interview   

Hiring interviews may be conducted.

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 present your documentation as part of the application process in person at the time of the panel board interview or email it to EGSD_HR@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 Brianna Aguilar at 520.837.3776 at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.


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 account regularly.  Failure to respond or follow instructions may result in disqualification.

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

Hep B Vaccine/Titer 

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.