The City of Carmel-by-the-Sea is currently recruiting for Senior Maintenance Worker. This recruitment will establish an eligibility list that will be used to support several divisions within the Public Works Department. This is a semi-skilled manual labor position reporting to the Public Works Superintendent or Facility Maintenance Supervisor. This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of tasks to maintain the City’s infrastructure including streets, sidewalks, drainage facilities, forest, beach, parks, buildings, and facilities. Applicants with experience and training in building construction trades and facility maintenance are especially encouraged to apply.
Work tasks will include, but are not limited to:
Performs minor carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, flooring, roofing, and related duties
Performs routine maintenance on HVAC equipment, sumps, lighting, and roll-up doors
Checks the condition of facilities, performs field inventories, collects data, and estimates quantities
Assists with obtaining quotes from contractors and vendors for various services and materials
May oversee contracted janitorial services
Operates dump truck, backhoe, loader, asphalt roller, chipper, and other heavy equipment
Repairs rail fencing, benches, trash enclosures, signs, furniture, fixtures, windows, and doors
Pours and finishes concrete slabs and sidewalks
Repairs, spreads, rakes, and rolls asphalt pavement, berms, and swales
Paints traffic markings and stripes, and maintains traffic signs
Plants, waters, fertilizes, prunes, and cuts trees and landscaping
Rakes, clears weeds, and cleans parks, medians, and open space
Tests and repairs irrigation system components and backflow preventers
Cleans out drainage inlets, pipes, culverts, and manholes
Sets up traffic control devices and barriers
Instructs Maintenance Workers on safety and proper work practices
Successful candidates will demonstrate a high level of integrity; be a team player who has the maturity to work independently and make judgment calls when necessary, have a collaborative style and the ability to influence others into action. Ideal candidates must have a passion for local government, public works, and/or building construction, act professionally with the public, and strive to meet city goals and objectives.
Qualifications: Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying. Three years of experience in maintenance and construction work including two years of experience in one of the following areas: building maintenance, street maintenance, forestry care, and/or operating heavy equipment.
The position is open-until-filled with the first review of applications beginning on January 18. To be considered, submit an online application via: https://www.calopps.org/city-of-carmel-by-the-sea. Applications will be screened in relation to the criteria indicated in this announcement. Applicants with the most relevant qualifications will be invited to interview.