Recruitment #2212-5151-001


Are you a hardworking individual who likes to work outdoors? Do you like keeping busy at work? We have the perfect job for you!!! The City of Tucson's Environmental & General Services Department (EGSD) is seeking experienced Environmental Services Workers to join our Brush & Bulky and Los Reales Sustainability Teams. Individuals will be required to work weekends and holidays. If you are reliable and passionate about doing a good job, don't hesitate...APPLY today!!

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.  

General Description

Collects waste and refuse, and monitors truck contents. Inspects equipment to ensure proper operations and maintains transfer stations. Provides customer service, delivers and exchanges refuse containers.

Essential Functions

Inspects equipment by conducting pre- and post-checks of equipment to ensure proper operation.

Serves as a spotter by determining load contents and size, directing trucks to a location for disposal of refuse, and communicating with operators to eliminate hazards and accidents.

Provides customer service by answering questions, informing customers of disposal sites for various kinds of refuse, and handling irate customers.

Operates small equipment, washes and sanitizes disposal containers, delivers containers, retrieves old materials from garbage lines and cleans transfer stations.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Minimum Experience Qualifications: No experience

Selection Plan

As part of the online application process all applicants are required to submit a resume by uploading it under the "resume" tab or emailing it to EGSD_HR@tucsonaz.gov. Applications received without a resume will be considered incomplete. 

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated on the education and work experience listed in their employment profile and their responses to the supplemental questions. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in a Panel Board Interview.

Panel Board Interviews will take place: January 31, 2023, and if necessary, February 1, 2023

An applicant's placement on this 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 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 EGSD_HR@tucsonaz.gov. The DD214 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 Demetria Z. Lopez at 520-837-6359 at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.


You are highly encouraged to print and save this bulletin as a PDF, because it contains important testing dates and information that you will need to refer to later, as it will not be available after the closing date.

CONTACTS:  Communication throughout this process will be sent via email exclusively so please ensure your browser accepts emails from jobs@tucsonaz.gov and check your email account regularly.  Failure to respond or follow instructions will result in disqualification.

All email inquiries should be directed to the individuals listed below:

Demetria Z. Lopez (520) 837-6359 or email: Demetria.Lopez@tucsonaz.gov

Veronica Haro (520) 837-5015 or email:  Veronica.Haro@tucsonaz.gov

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

75 lb Lift Test

If assigned to Los Reales Sustainability Campus, must also complete:

Non-Nida Drug Test

Hep B Vaccine/Titer

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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.