Water Quality & Operations Division
|Date Opened||4/1/2021 12:00:00 AM|
|Close Date||4/30/2021 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)|
Tucson Water is the second largest water utility in Arizona, serving over 730,000 customers over a 390 square mile service area. Tucson Water is recognized internationally as a leader in water conservation, sustainability, and service. Our employees are proud stewards our community’s most precious natural resource, working to embody the utility’s motto of “Pride In Service.”
The Tucson Water Department is seeking experienced operators to be part of the Water Quality & Operations Division. This section is responsible for the central control operations of the potable and reclaimed water distribution systems.
This position is classified as Safety Sensitive and is subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. Rotating 12-hour shifts, weekends, and holidays are mandatory.
The essential duties include but are not limited to:
Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post High School
Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 2 years operating water treatment facilities and/or distribution systems
Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver's License
Required at the time of application:
Required within 12 months of hire:
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.
Applicants with water certifications from other states will be accepted only if the certification is eligible for reciprocity. However, applicants are required to check with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) regarding reciprocity eligibility/requirements.
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 virtual Teams Oral Board interview.
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 at Tucson Water 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. You may also email the documentation to Roxie.Escarcega@tucsonaz.gov. The DD 214 must be a copy that indicates characterization of service.
If you are in need of an Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please contact Roxie.Escarcega@tucsonaz.gov at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.
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Additionally, communication during this process will be sent via email to the email address on file, so please ensure your browser accepts emails from firstname.lastname@example.org and check your email account regularly; this may include your junk box/spam filter. Failure to respond or follow instructions may result in disqualification.
Non-NIDA Drug 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.
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