Recruitment #2014-2718-001



Do you enjoy the Tucson sunshine? Do you enjoy meeting new people on a daily basis? Would you like to get to know the downtown and University of Arizona areas better? Then we have the perfect job for you!!!

The Department of Transportation & Mobility-Park Tucson Division is hiring customer service oriented individuals to join our Parking Services team. Individuals in this classification would patrol neighborhoods and the Downtown, University of Arizona, Historic 4th Ave and Main Gate/Mercado districts to enforce City Parking Ordinances, provide educational opportunities, and enhance quality of living in our historic neighborhoods. If this sounds like a opportunity you would be interested in, please continue reading!! Please visit the Park Tucson and Department of Transportation websites for more information.

General Description

Enforces City parking ordinances, monitors parking meters, signs and markings and maintains the City's parking meters and facilities. Collects monies and adds, removes and maintains meters and parking facilities, including minor repairs as required.

Essential Functions

Patrols designated area on foot, via bicycle patrol and by vehicle to monitor parking meters, signs and markings and enforce city parking ordinances.

Patrols restricted parking areas and issues warnings and citations. Lifts and applies "boot" to vehicle tires.

Performs facilities maintenance by maintaining parking facilities, cleaning floors, emptying trash, maintaining landscaping, maintaining supplies, and staying current on safety procedures.

Assists in surveying neighborhood areas and parking patterns to determine qualifications for parking permit program.

Collects money from parking meters, turns in money daily, obtains receipts, audits meters with hand held computer, audits parking meter collections.

Adds or removes meters from streets, performs routine meter maintenance on street, changes batteries semi-annually, maintains computerized collection and maintenance routes, keeps inventory of supplies.

Assists in processing parking applications and issuing permits.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 1 year enforcing governmental codes and/or ordinances

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 Practical examination process.

Practical Exam will be held: . Thursday, May 20, 2021 (No alternative dates will be offered)

The highest scoring candidates from the practical examination process will be invited to an oral board interview.

Oral Board Interviews will be held: Friday, May 28, 2021. (No alternative dates will be offered)

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

  • 10% of your rating for education and work experience
  • 10% of your resume and cover letter review
  • 20% of your rating for practical exam
  • 60% of your rating for oral board interview

If you are in need of Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please call Sandra Zurbrick at (520) 260-9306 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.


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This position may require 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 and/or all of the above requirements

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

30 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.