Department of Transportation & Mobility

Recruitment #2209-5741-001


The City of Tucson Transportation Department is seeking qualified applicants to join our diverse, vibrant, progressive and engaged workforce. This position leads construction personnel in building, installing, repairing and replacing concrete structures, block walls, pavers, bollards, fences and rails. In addition, this position will compile and maintain related information, as well as complete reporting requirements.

As an employer of choice, the City of Tucson provides paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, Employee Wellness programs an attractive benefits package and alternate work schedules to qualifying employees.  

**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, and are hired on or before September 24, 2022, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs.  You will need to  submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to your initial HR representative, or you must request an exemption and/or accommodation from your representative.**

General Description

Leads construction personnel in building, installing, repairing and replacing concrete structures, block walls, pavers, bollards, fences and rails.

Essential Functions

This is a lead position affording guidance to other positions performing the same tasks.  This lead position also reviews workloads, assigns work and coaches employees with specialized instructions and practices for job accomplishments.  Lead personnel may contribute to other employees' performance evaluations, assist with the hiring process by interviewing and making recommendations and providing input to supervisory staff.

Repairs damaged concrete by removing the existing damaged area, setting concrete grade and forms, pouring and finishing concrete, setting barricades, removing forms and backfilling, and disposing of any generated debris.

Removes and resets sidewalk pavers.

Repairs and installs bollards by removing the damaged bollard, digging holes, and setting bollards to grade in concrete.

Repairs and replaces fences and rails by removing and replacing the damaged fence, rail and hardware, and installing fence, rail and hardware in concrete.

Operates concrete chop saw, walk-behind saw, tile and brick cutter, six and ten yard dump trucks, and crane truck to perform concrete work and miscellaneous manual work.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Minimum Experience and Qualifications: At least 4 years of experience building, installing, repairing, and replacing concrete structures, block walls, sidewalk pavers, bollards, and fences and rails at the skilled journey level

Valid and Unrestricted CDL - Class B

Class B - CDL is required within 90 days of hire

Special Job Requirements

This Position at the Department of Transportation require a Class B CDL. The successful candidate will be required to have a Class B CDL within 90 days of hire to maintain employment.

Preferred Qualifications

2 years minimum experience building/repairing sidewalks and curb ramps to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards.

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 oral board interview..

Oral Board Interviews will be held: Tuesday, October 4, 2022*

*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 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 rating on 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 provide it at time of oral board interview. 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 Malena Carreon at 520.330-8471 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 and spam account regularly. Failure to respond or follow instructions may result in disqualification.

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

CDL Physical

NIDA Drug Test

50 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.