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Job Opportunity: Utility Service Worker

Tucson Water is seeking applicants for the position of utility service worker, also known as a water meter reader. The job entails working outdoors, reading and recording water meter numbers for residential and commercial accounts, and assisting customers in resolving water service problems. This recruitment will establish a civil service list which will be utilized to fill vacancies occurring within the next six months.

The application deadline is this Friday. The written and practical examinations will be held Sept. 15-16.

Sun Tran Distributing SunGO Cards in Advance of Transfer Policy Change

The Mayor and Tucson City Council recently voted to eliminate paper transfers on Sun Tran buses and incorporate an unrestricted two-hour transfer period in any direction on the SunGO Card and SunGO ID & Card. Effective Sept. 1, the change is meant to simplify the transfer policy, reduce costs, and provide an added benefit to passengers.

Job Opportunity: Environmental Services Equipment Operator

The City of Tucson's Environmental Services department is seeking to fill multiple equipment operator positions that primarily are responsible for the collection of refuse and recycling materials using City trucks operated by hydraulic systems. Ideal candidates will have solid waste collecting experience and the skills to operate front loaders, automated side loaders, roll-offs, rear loaders, skid steers, and other collection and hauling equipment. The application deadline is Sept. 5.

Streetcar Discount Passes Available for UA Students and Staff

Today is the first day of fall classes at the University of Arizona, and ridership on the Sun Link streetcar will be much heavier than it was over the summer. There are many fare options available for students to ride the streetcar. Cash is not accepted on the car, but you can use it at machines at the stops to buy a $4 one-day pass.

Stone Avenue South of Broadway Closure

On Saturday, August 20, 2016, Stone Avenue from Broadway south to Cushing Street will be closed to travel to accommodate the anticipated crowds attending the funeral service and celebration of life for Tucson Fire Department Capt. Martin Green. Stone Avenue is scheduled to be closed from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Side street closures at Stone Avenue will include Jackson Street, Ochoa Street and McCormick Street.

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