Career Opportunities with the Tucson Department of Transportation

Today's edition of NewsNet features employment opportunities with the City of Tucson, an innovative, progressive and dynamic organization whose mission is to deliver exceptional service to its residents. We focus on employees’ success, empowerment, and staff development. Learn more about Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) job opportunities at the job links below or visit our online employment center

SIGN FABRICATOR - A fabricator assists in the design and fabrication of all traffic-related signs, City department signs and decals, as well as maintaining inventory of sign materials. The position also is responsible for preparing layouts according to municipal uniform traffic control plans and the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices. At least two years of designing and fabricating commercial signs at the skilled journey level is required. Applications must be received by March 1. Phone screenings and oral board interviews will be held March 14 and March 18, respectively. 

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES - Customer service representatives answer phones, respond to requests from the public, perform clerical duties, and communicate with other City employees. They also help resolve internal and external customer complaints. The positions offer opportunities for potential future growth. Requirements include at least one year of experience in customer service and operation of computer and office equipment. Applications must be received by March 1. Phone screenings and oral board interviews will be held March 13 and March 21, respectively. 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - The administrative assistant position provides support to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Paratransit Eligibility Office and includes assisting the ADA eligibility specialist with the application process and recertification of existing customers, answering phones, and providing excellent service to people with disabilities. The position offers opportunities for potential future growth. At least one year of experience providing administrative support, including research and analysis, computer record keeping, and composition, is required. Applications must be received by March 1. Phone screenings and oral board interviews will be held March 13 and March 21, respectively. 

SURVEY INSTRUMENT TECHNICIAN - A survey instrument technician sets up and operates land survey equipment to measure land area boundaries and topographic features. This includes recording field notes, calculations, and interpreting maps. At least one year of experience conducting land surveys is required. Applications must be received by March 3. Phone screenings and oral board interviews will be held March 12 and March 19, respectively.

SURVEY CREW CHIEF - A survey crew chief makes skilled technical surveying decisions by using engineering construction plans and reading legal descriptions for real property. This includes collecting preliminary data for right-of-way and drainage determinations. At least two years of experience conducting land surveys is required. Applications must be received by March 3. Phone screenings and oral board interviews will be held March 12 and March 20, respectively. 

STORMWATER INSPECTOR - A stormwater inspector performs technical environmental inspections, surveys, and related field work to ensure code compliance for public health, safety, and welfare. This includes helping fulfill the City’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System and floodplain ordinance requirements. At least four years of experience inspecting construction projects for compliance with applicable building and engineering codes and standards is required. Applications must be received by March 5. Phone screenings and oral board interviews will be held March 12 and March 19, respectively. 

CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR - A construction inspector coordinates inspections of construction sites to ensure compliance with contracts, standards, and specifications. An inspector makes daily visits to active construction projects, reviews progress, measures and calculates for contract items, monitors activities, enforces codes and processes, and investigates complaints. The position requires at least four years of experience inspecting construction projects for compliance with applicable building and engineering codes. Applications must be received by March 5. Phone screenings and oral board interviews will be held March 11 and March 21, respectively.