Parks and Recreation Department
|Date Opened||1/18/2023 1:00:00 PM|
|Close Date||1/29/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|HR Analyst||Sandra Fata|
|Analyst Phone/Email||520.837.8073 / ParksHR@tucsonaz.gov|
|Salary||$23.31 - $41.52/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 candidates for the position of
PARKS AREA SUPERVISOR
This is a supervisory position that leads multiple teams of staff that are carrying out grounds maintenance, trades repair, ensuring parks are clean and safe for the members of the public to enjoy.
The ideal candidate will be someone who enjoys multi-tasking, has strengths in planning, project management, and thinking on their feet. Strengths in organization, communication, and time management should be in one's toolbox as well as a passion for public service and want to deliver the highest level of park experience to the public.
*Note: this position does experience contact and sometimes works during, nights, weekends, and holidays.*
Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post High School
Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 5 years of lead or supervisory experience in landscaping or turf maintenance
"Lead" is defined as leading at least one (1) full-time FTE in a work unit. It does not include leading projects, departments, contractors, interns, etc.
"Supervisory" is defined as having supervised at least one (1) full-time FTE.
Valid and unrestricted Class D - Driver's License
State of Arizona Pesticide Applicator License and Certified Playground Safety Inspector Certification required before the end of the probationary period.
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 and Written Exam.
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 Employment List will be based on their final score which will be calculated as:
Selection Interviews may be conducted post Civil Service Employment List by the Hiring Manager.
This recruitment will establish a Civil Service Employment List that may be utilized to fill vacancies occurring at Parks and Recreation 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 present your documentation at the Oral Board interviews. 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 Fata, HR Analyst, at ParksHR@tucsonaz.gov 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 to the email address on file, so please ensure your browser accepts emails from email@example.com and check your email account regularly; this may include your junk box/spam filter. Failure to respond or follow instructions may result in disqualification. All inquiries should be directed to the individuals listed below.
50 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.
This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.