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Lead Maintenance Worker - Public Works
City of San Bruno, San Francisco/Peninsula

Public Works

For more info contact:
[email protected]
(650) 616-7055
Close Date: Feb 7, 2013
Salary: $58,368.00 - $71,628.00 Annually


The Position


The City of San Bruno is currently recruiting for a Lead Maintenance Worker in the Street and Stormwater Division. This position performs a variety of skilled and complex assignments and is required to supervise a small crew. A Lead Maintenance Worker may also be required to perform duties similar to those customarily performed by a Maintenance Worker I/II. Work assignments may also involve considerable skill in various construction and mechanical crafts and the operation of heavy construction and maintenance equipment.


The Department


The Public Services Department is comprised of the water, wastewater, street, stormwater, central garage, engineering and administration divisions. The Lead Maintenance Worker position will work as part of the Public Services Corporation Yard and may be assigned to any of the operating divisions. The current vacancy is in the Street and Stormwater Maintenance Division. This division is responsible for the maintenance and repair of City streets and stormwater facilities.


Ideal Candidate


The ideal candidate is a self-starting, independent individual capable of working in a team oriented environment.  The successful candidate will have the ability to perform skilled maintenance, construction, and repair work in the area of work assigned, perform heavy manual tasks, work safely and adhere to established safety principles and practices, communicate effectively verbally and in writing, establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments and the public, work effectively in the absence of close supervision, identify and implement effective courses of action to complete assigned work; direct, coordinate, schedule and review the work of others; operate a variety of vehicles and equipment in a safe and effective manner, read and interpret basic maps and blueprints, understand and carry out written and oral instructions.


Excellent Benefits


· Enrollment into CalPERS retirement program (formula dependent on selected candidate’s status)

· Medical, dental and vision benefits provided with employee contribution

· Life insurance equal to one year’s annual salary

· Long term disability insurance provided at no cost to employee

· Opportunity for bilingual incentive pay up to 2.5% of salary

· Home loan assistance program

· Credit union membership

· Tuition reimbursement




Minimum Qualifications




The Lead Maintenance Worker position requires graduation from high school or GED.




A minimum of one (1) year of experience as a crew leader or a skilled worker in public works, parks, facilities, and/or utility construction and maintenance.


Completion of the probationary period for the position at a level comparable to a Maintenance Worker II with the City of San Bruno.


Special Requirements:


Possession of a valid California Commercial Driver’s License certification (class B license).


Necessary Knowledge and Skills


Applicants should possess advanced knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in maintenance, construction and repair activities including: hazards associated with the work and proper safety precautions, traffic laws, ordinances, and rules involved in truck and heavy equipment operations, purposes and uses of a variety of vehicles, equipment, power tools and hand tools including motorized, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment, standards relating to installation, location and required maintenance of construction materials, paints, and a variety of other materials used in maintenance work, equipment, methods, and materials used in the installation, repair, maintenance, and cleaning of city facilities, types and level of maintenance and repair activities generally performed in streets, water, and storm/wastewater collection program; principles of personnel supervision and training; regulatory safety programs and procedures, pertinent sections of health, safety and labor codes as directly related to assigned work; word processing and spreadsheet applications and Internet usage necessary for job assignment as well as technical report writing.


How to Apply


The City of San Bruno is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and as such does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, gender, religion, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or national origin in its employment actions, decisions, policies and practices.


Candidates are encouraged to read the entire job description prior to submitting an application.


Interested candidates may apply on line at


After an initial screening of applications, those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications and appear to best meet the Department’s need will be invited to participate further in the recruitment process.   


Applications must be submitted by

5:00pm on Thursday, February 7, 2013 

This job is closed


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