GENERAL LABORER - Department of Transportation & Mobility

Non Permanent position

Recruitment #2302-0015-001


The City of Tucson is seeking enthusiastic and energetic


for the Department of Transportation & Mobility

to provide excellent customer service for internal and external customers.

G.E.D may be waived.

General Description

NOTE:  This is a non-permenent position that will work on an intermittent basis, no more then 20 hours weekly.  Individuals in this classification may not exceeed 1,500 hour in a 12-month period.

The General Laborer will assist with cleanup of non-landscape areas within city rigt-of-way, drainages and alleys. 

In addition they may inventory and maintain City documents, research and retrieve information for internal and external customers.

Essential Functions

Duties may include:

  • Cleaining and preparing a jobsite, loading and delivering materials
  • Moving items from place to place, according to direction from the site supervisor
  • Moving dirt or other material as directed in plans or by supervisor
  • Remove debris and weeds from City righ-of-ways and grounds
  • Assist in storm post clean up
  • Clean up of non-landscape areas to include backyard walls and/or noise walls facing the roadway and vegetation overgrowth impacting sight visibility or encroaching into the travel way
  • May perform general maintenance duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: High School Diploma or G.E.D. (G.E.D. may be waived).

Minimum Experience Qualifications: Under 1 year performing field labor work. 

Special Job Requirements

Field laborers will be responsible for providing their own safety footwear (steel toed boots) prior to their first day of work.

Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual - Fluent in Spanish speaking preferred

Selection Plan

Selection inteviews may be conducted by the hiring manager.

If you are in need of Americans withDisabilities Act-related accommodation during this process, please contact Sandra Zurbrick, Human Resources Manager, at at least 48 hours prior to the evalaution process.

NOTE:  Communication throughout this process will be sent via email exclusively.  PLEASE ENSURE YOUR BROWSER ACCEPTS EMAILS FROM AND CHECK YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT REGULARLY.


You are encouraged to print this bulletin because it contains important dates and information that will not be available online once this position closes.

NOTE:  Communication throughout this process will be sent via email exclusively.  PLEASE ENSURE YOUR BROWSER ACCEPTS EMAILS FROM AND CHECK YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT REGULARLY.

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


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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.

**As a reminder, this position is not eligible for Retirement Benefits at this time.** 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.