Vice Mayor Richard Fimbres and the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) this week unveiled a new pedestrian crossing on Bilby Road, just west of Campbell Avenue at Sunnyside High School. The safety device is a pedestrian-activated Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon (RRFB) intended to increase the visibility of uncontrolled, marked crosswalks.
A high-efficiency toilet can save water and money over older 3.5 gallons-per-flush or greater toilets. Select a WaterSense-certified model that uses 1.28 gallons-per-flush or less and receive a $75 rebate.
To qualify, you must receive water service from Tucson Water and the home/building must have been built prior to 1991 (1994 if outside city limits in Pima County; 1997 if a manufactured home). The maximum is $150 for replacing two toilets. The rebate is issued as a credit on the utility services statement.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday holiday will be observed on Monday, January 21, 2019. Residential and commercial trash and recycling will not be collected on Monday. All City of Tucson residential and commercial customers with regular collection on any day Monday through Friday will have their trash and recycling service delayed by one day. The Los Reales Landfill will be open.
The printed version of the map is available at Tucson Parks and Recreation locations and Tucson Audubon Nature Shops. You can download a PDF of the map or look at the birding sites online.
Kids can climb on bicycles, construction and bucket trucks, go-karts, police and fire vehicles, city buses, garbage trucks, and more. There also will be opportunities to try a zip line and stilt walking.
The City of Tucson is recruiting for an equipment operation specialist to join its Tucson Water department. A specialist operates and maintains a variety of heavy equipment, such as a front-end loader, backhoe, and motor grader.
Work is performed in a fast-paced, high-traffic environment where team safety practices are essential. Operation of equipment in all types of weather is required and the position is subject to on-call, stand-by, and evening shifts as needed.
The City of Tucson is recruiting a database administrator to join its Information Technology department. An administrator develops, administers, and maintains department databases to ensure security, accuracy, and efficiency. He or she also provides support for databases running on several platforms to enable user access to data.
The Tucson Industrial Development Authority (IDA) is offering ways to make purchasing a home more affordable with down payment assistance and mortgage tax credit programs. Buyers with annual incomes not exceeding $99,169 may receive up to 5 percent of their mortgage loan to help make their down payments under the Pima Tucson Homebuyer’s Solution (PTHS) program.
The City of Tucson’s Planning and Development Services Department (PDSD) has an inquiry email to respond to questions regarding permits, inspections, suggestions, or PDSD business.
Emails are forwarded to the appropriate staff member for direct follow up. Response times will vary due to staffing and holidays (if applicable). Citizens with questions are encouraged to email PDSDInquiries@tucsonaz.gov.
The Tucson Police Department (TPD) is accepting applications for police officer trainees. Once recruited, a trainee attends the police academy to learn skills and practices, assists with performing patrol duties, responds to routine and emergency calls with another officer, and assists with crime prevention.
The training process is 22 weeks long and requires a high level of commitment and time dedication. The deadline to apply is Jan. 20.
The City is seeking an electrician to work in the Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT). Primary duties include maintaining electrical equipment and control systems for City buildings and water production facilities.
The position also is responsible for maintaining, repairing, inspecting, and installing electrical street lighting fixtures and traffic signal equipment. Electricians are required to participate in an on-call rotation.