Recruitment #2309-5740-002


When it comes to your next career move, what are the things you are looking for? Low cost benefits? Enrollment into a pension plan from day one? A work environment that encourages safety first? The City of Tucson Environmental and General Services Department is seeking qualified individuals to provide journey-level commercial maintenance, repair and remodeling to our City of Tucson Facilities. Interested applicants should be able to work independently and as part of a team.  Individuals may be required to work on-call, weekends, and holidays as needed.

General Description

Performs journey-level maintenance, repair, and remodeling work to facilities, interior/exterior structures, and properties.

Essential Functions

Performs journey-level work in specialized trades, including carpentry, masonry, painting, welding, drywall, and any other related maintenance repair and remodel task required.

Designs, plans, constructs, and occasionally leads projects from start to finish. 

Appraises projects, provides project estimates to end user, and orders materials and products in collaboration with approved contractors and vendors. 

Leads team in highly skilled fabrication or modifications in projects. Interprets project instructions, which may include providing direction, making plans, or creating sketches or engineer drawings. 

Maintains and inspects tool inventory, vehicles, and workshop environment. 

Installs, repairs, and replaces framing, drywall, masonry, doors/windows, fencing, flooring, custom structures, engineered ceilings, AV equipment, custom fabrication, vandalism, and all other related facility or maintenance needs. 

Conducts site visits and adheres to scheduling restrictions and deadlines. 

Follows all safety guidelines and procedures in the workplace and facilities required by OSHA standards and related groups.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post high school

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 2 years in carpentry, remodeling or construction at the journey level and related skills in a facility environment.   
Driver’s License & Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License    

 *Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Selection Plan

As part of the online application process all applicants are required to submit a resume. A resume is required to be uploaded or emailed to EGSD_HR@tucsonaz.gov no later than the close date of this recruitment.

Your application will be considered incomplete and will not receive any further review if a resume is not uploaded or emailed by the deadline referenced above.

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 a panel board interview.

Panel board interviews will be held Thursday, October 26th, 2023

Upon completion of all examination processes, the highest scoring applicants will be placed on an Eligibility List. An applicant's ranking on the 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 for panel board interview 
This recruitment will establish a civil service list that will be utilized to fill vacancies occurring within the next 6 months. The highest scoring candidates placed on the Civil Service Employment List may be invited to participate in a selection interview. 

Veteran, Native American, or Disability preference points will be added to the achieved score for those that are placed on the Civil Service Employment List. If you qualify for Veteran or Native American preference points as outlined in your Employment Profile, you must submit your documentation either in-person, upload to your COT application, or by email. Copies of DD 214s must reflect a characterization of service. 

Applicants requiring an accommodation in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act for any of the applicant evaluations must contact Demetria Lopez at Demetria.Lopez@tucsonaz.gov at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.


You are highly encouraged to print or 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.

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
Marissa Horninger (520) 837-5015 or email: Marissa.Horninger@tucsonaz.gov

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical 

Hep B Vaccine/Titer 

75 lb. Lift Test 

Asbestos Physical 

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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.