About the program
The Street Maintenance Worker Apprenticeship Program is for anyone ready to start a career with the City of Phoenix.
Developed as a partnership between the City of Phoenix Street Transportation Department and Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA), Local 777, the Street Maintenance Worker Apprenticeship Program offers a competitive starting salary, regular wage increases, on-the-job training and certifications, and a non-competitive promotion upon successful completion of the program.
The department is not currently recruiting for apprentices. Please check for future job opportunities:View job openings and apply at Phoenix.gov/Jobs
Download the apprenticeship program fact sheet
Questions about the program can be directed to 602-495-2410, 602-361-8727 or
Salary and benefits
The Street Maintenance Worker Apprenticeship Program includes a starting salary of $18.30 per hour. In addition, apprentices will receive regular wage increases at 1,000, 2,000, 3,000 and 4,000 hours upon successful completion of required hours.
Upon successful graduation from the program, apprentices will receive a non-competitive promotion to Street Maintenance Worker.
In addition to a great starting salary and scheduled wage increases, the City of Phoenix offers a wide range of excellent employee benefits including: retirement plan, deferred compensation program, paid vacation and sick leave, up to 13.5 holidays, medical and dental coverage, and life insurance.
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No experience necessary
Previous street maintenance experience and a Class (A) Commercial Driver's License (CDL) are not required. Selected candidates will receive the on-the-job training and instruction needed to secure a Class (A) CDL while earning a salary.
The program will assist candidates in:
Securing a Class (A) Commercial Driver's License Learning Permit (CLP)
Securing a Class (A) Commercial Driver's License with Trailer Endorsement
Completing all required in-class Street Maintenance Worker Apprenticeship Program and transitioning to a service center to complete their apprenticeship
Graduating the Street Maintenance Worker Apprenticeship Program
Promoting to Street Maintenance Worker
The selection process
Street Maintenance Worker Apprenticeship Program applications will be selected throughout the year based on current and anticipated staffing vacancies.