Streetcar Operator

Compensation: SALARY: $14.96 per hour

General Description/Information

This is a single-level classification. Streetcar Operators operate light rail vehicles safely and in accordance with a designated schedule and observe all laws, regulations and procedures. The responsibilities include performing the safe on-time operation of the Sun Link Streetcar and providing professional customer service in the transport of the public for the City of Tucson.


Pick up and drop off passengers at designated locations; assist passengers with special needs including offering assistance in boarding or de-boarding disabled passengers; provide information to passengers regarding service area; troubleshoot and operate malfunctioning light rail vehicles; operate track switches and provide hand signals or traffic flagging. Must be able to work weekends, holidays and evening hours.


Applicants must have a high school diploma/equivalent, Associate Degree preferred and one year experience in related field. MUST possess a valid AZ driver’s license, Class B CDL with passenger designation, ability to pass an AZ DOT physical, successfully complete training programs with post-training qualification period, successful completion of drug and alcohol testing, ability to be re-certified periodically on Standard Operating Procedures as well as through examination on all rules and hands-on proficiency, ability to write clear and concise reports and must be available to work weekends, holidays and evening hours.