Bloomberg Reports Tucson's Growth is One of the Strongest Nationwide

Tucson is ranked No. 3 in a recent survey about metro areas with the fastest job growth. Bloomberg reports figures from Economist Jed Kelko, who specializes in U.S. cities and the future of work, show Tucson had a job growth rate of 4.2 percent in July over the same period last year.

The only cities with a higher job growth in the survey were Ogden-Clearfield, Utah and Provo-Orem, Utah. Those communities saw a job growth rate of 4.6 percent.

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.