Parks and Recreation Department
|Date Opened||9/28/2022 2:00:00 PM|
|Close Date||10/16/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|HR Analyst||Sandra Fata|
|Analyst Phone/Email||520.837.8073 / ParksHR@tucsonaz.gov|
|Salary||$16.60 - $28.13/hour **Salary in accordance with Administrative Directives**|
|Department||Parks & Recreation|
|Job Type||Open to All Applicants (External, Internal)|
|HR Tech||Randy Esslinger|
The City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a highly qualified, dedicated, team-oriented
Trade Specialist - Irrigation
to assist with maintaining and repairing equipment at Parks & Recreation facilities.
The Parks and Recreation Trade Specialist - Irrigator installs, maintains, and repairs equipment at City facilities, including chlorination systems, and plumbing and irrigation systems.
This position requires on-call work after-hours, weekends, and holidays for emergencies
Install, maintain, and repair various types of pipe and tubing; weld PVC and ABS pipe; solder copper pipe; cut, ream, and thread steel pipe; cut and repair concrete, asbestos, clay, ductile or steel pipe
Installs, diagnoses, and repairs drip and sprinkler irrigation systems including emitters, sprinklers, valves, wires, controllers and related equipment
Program, troubleshoot and diagnose all types of controllers including computerized central-based, digital, mechanical, battery, and solar
Install, maintain, and repair low voltage, sensor, and communication wires
Operate light to medium excavating equipment including backhoes, trenchers, loaders, plows and various equipment
Perform blue stake functions including calling in blue stake requests, tracking, marking, and pot-holing lines
Perform related construction duties and maintains necessary records
Ability to utilize computers and electrical control units for the use of automated irrigation systems and electronic work order systems
Ability to communicate effectively with others in various capacities including supervisors, coworkers, and public; both verbally and in writing
Prepare activity reports and orders and maintains inventory of tools, parts, and equipment
Project, plan, and organize repair and maintenance schedule
Provide customer service through researching and responding to questions and concerns from user groups and the general public
This position may require on-call status after-hours, weekends, and holidays work for emergencies
Minimum Education Level & Type: High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 2 years of experience in pruning, trimming, transplanting, and treating trees and shrubs, or installing and maintaining irrigation systems, or maintaining and repairing facilities and equipment, or maintaining pools and aquatics equipment.
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 will then be invited to participate in an Oral Board interview.
Upon completion of all examination processes, the highest scoring applicants will be placed on the Civil Service Eligibility List. An applicant's ranking on the Civil Service list will be based on their final score which will be calculated as:
Selection Interviews may be conducted post Civil Service Eligibility List by the hiring manager.
This recruitment will establish a Civil Service Eligibility List that will be utilized to fill vacancies occurring within the next 6 months.
Veterans, Native Americans, or Disability preference points will be added to the final score for those that are placed on the Civil Service Eligibility List. If you qualify for preference points as outlined in the Employment Profile, you must present your documentation at the Oral Board Interviews. The DD 214 must be a copy that indicated characterization of service.
If you are in need of Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodations during the testing process, please contact Sandra Fata, HR Analyst at ParksHR@tucsonaz.gov at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.
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75 LB Lift Test
Unless Aquatic Maintenance Specialist, Construction Maintenance Specialist, or Tree Steward, then:
NIDA Drug Test
If Aquatics then, also:
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.