The City of Tucson Department of Transportation, Streets & Traffic Maintenance Division is seeking a hardworking, motivated individual with a strong work ethic to maintain and repair streets, alleyways, sidewalks, shoulders, curbs, drainage ways and rights-of-ways remove debris, weeds and brush and provide emergency services. This includes manual labor.
**The City of
Tucson values the safety of our employees, our residents, our community, and
our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for this job, you
must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically
advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited
to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against
COVID-19 to your initial HR representative, or you must request an exemption
from your representative. New employees must either provide proof of
vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with
the City of Tucson.**
Maintains and repairs rights of way, alleyways, sidewalks, shoulders, curbs, and drainage ways. Removes debris, weeds, and brush and provides emergency service.
Maintains and repairs streets, alleys, sidewalks, shoulders, curbs, drainage ways, and rights-of-ways by removing debris, preparing surfaces, spreading asphalt, mixing and pouring of concrete, crack sealing, cutting and pruning trees and vegetation, and cleaning of tools and equipment.
Provides emergency service by responding to calls for service which may include conducting storm post clean up, servicing bridges for de-icing, and setting-up and taking down signs and barricades. Standby may be required.
Repairs and maintains tools and equipment, repairs broken irrigation lines, maintains inventory of City issued equipment, repairing broken irrigation lines, working in and around traffic.
Operates small tools, equipment and pick-up trucks.
Assists in setting priorities for work and using good judgment to solve unusual problems.
Work may include weekend and holidays.
Minimum Education Level & Type: High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Minimum Experience Qualifications: Under 1 year maintaining and repairing right-of-way, sidewalks, and drainage ways
Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License
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 may then be invited to participate in a Phone Screen Interview.
Those applicants ranking highest as a result of the phone screen process will be invited to participate in a Virtual Oral Board Interview. No more than the 10 highest ranked candidates will be invited.
*It is important to note that the City of Tucson uses Microsoft Teams for its virtual interviews. Please ensure that you have access to this software application, if you are not able to participate in the virtual format, please contact the H.R. Analyst listed below for other options once you have been invited to the virtual interview.
Upon completion of all 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 rating for the 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 email@example.com. 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 Sandra Zurbrick at (520) 260-9306
at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.
This position requires 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 of the above requirements.
The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.
Driving Level: Primary
License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver
CDL Endorsements: None
Safety Sensitive: No
Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements
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.