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City Recruiting Groundskeepers

The City of Tucson is seeking groundskeepers to work in its Parks and Recreation department to help maintain and repair park amenities and grounds.

Duties include using hand tools and power equipment, washing and disinfecting ramadas and restrooms, removing litter and graffiti from parks and lakes, and helping with special events, rentals, and volunteer organizations. The work schedule varies and requires weekend and holiday work.

Traffic Alert - Grant Road Improvement Project Phase II - Stone Avenue to Park Avenue - Stone Avenue Travel Restrictions at Grant Road

On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, beginning at 5 a.m., the northbound and southbound median island travel lanes on Stone Avenue from Sahuaro Street to Alturas Street will be closed to traffic. The travel lane closures will be in place until about 3 p.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2018. The closure will allow work crews to safely conduct median island work at the Stone Avenue and Grant Road intersection.

Steve K's Newsletter 8/6/18

Topics in this issue...

  • Maynards to the Moon
  • Be Kind
  • Half-Staff
  • De Anza Park Crime
  • Contaminated Recycled Material
  • TPD Staffing
  • 8 80 Cities & Complete Streets
  • Transit Management RFP
  • Zoo Management Agreement
  • Tucson's Birthday
  • Zoo Ambassadors & Girl Scouts
  • Benedictine
  • Film Arizona & Film Tucson
  • Water Security Update
  • Local Tucson
  • Events & Entertainment

Southeast Arizona Birding Festival Begins This Week

The Tucson Audubon Society is hosting the Southeast Arizona Birding Festival this Wednesday through Sunday, Aug. 8-12. The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel-Reid Park, 445 S. Alvernon Way, is the headquarters for the event.

The schedule includes free talks and workshops, as well as half-day, full-day, and overnight field trips to southeast Arizona’s best birding sites. Workshops and trips are led by local and international experts.

August is Drowning Awareness Month

This month is Drowning Impact Awareness Month, and the Tucson Fire Department (TFD) reminds you that water can be deadly every minute of every day, all year long.

TFD is stressing its safety message of the ABCs of drowning prevention. "A" is for adult supervision. Watch children at all times. "B" is for barriers. Have a fence that encloses the pool or spa and make sure the gates close and latch automatically. "C" is classes for swimming and CPR. Knowing CPR allows the parent or nearby person to be a first responder.

City Recruiting Electrical Engineer

The City of Tucson is seeking an electrical engineer to work in its Environmental & General Services Architecture and Engineering Division to help manage facility electrical design projects. Duties include monitoring development of electrical projects schedules and budgets, designing and reviewing electrical and control systems drawings and specifications, and representing the City of Tucson with statewide and professional organizations.

The candidate must be registered as a Professional Electrical Engineer in Arizona.

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