EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (Part Time)Specialized Service Maintenance Worker I
$17.92 - $22.94 per hourSpecialized Service Maintenance Worker II
$21.87 – 27.99 per hour
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled
The City of Chowchilla is seeking a Specialized Service Maintenance Worker I & II, under general supervision from the Public Works Supervisor, to perform basic construction, maintenance, repair and alteration work in the completion of Public Works/Public Services activities in streets, grounds, water, sewer, storm drains and facilities.
This is an entry level-level classification. Incumbent will engage in a wide range of unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled tasks including basic repair of a variety of maintenance and construction equipment, repairs and constructs projects, assists in the maintenance and repair of water mains, water services and sewer mains and services; cleans roadside ditches, culverts and catch basins; repairs streets and sidewalks; performs building and facility maintenance, construction and repair.
Prerequisites: Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for a Specialized Service Maintenance Worker I. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess the equivalent of at least one year of experience in construction, maintenance or related work with increasingly responsible experience performing field maintenance repairs and construction duties, a high school diploma or equivalent and a Valid Driver’s License.
Specialized Service Maintenance Worker II
This is a full journey level classification and employees are assigned duties requiring them to perform independently or with minimal supervision. Incumbent will engage in a wide range of unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled task including basic repair of a variety of maintenance and construction equipment, repairs and constructs projects, assists in the maintenance and repair of water mains, water services and sewer mains and services; cleans roadside ditches, culvers and catch basins; repairs streets and sidewalks, performs building and facility maintenance, construction and repair.
Ability to independently perform the most difficult maintenance, construction and repair work in the area of work assigned. Lead, organize and review the work of technical and maintenance staff in the are of work assigned. Interpret and explain Department policies and procedures. Operate a variety of vehicular and stationary mechanical equipment in a safe and effective manner in routine situations. Work independently in the absence of supervision.
Prerequisites: Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for a Specialized Service Worker II. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess the equivalent of at least three years of experience performing a variety of skilled and semi-skilled construction and/or maintenance involving buildings, grounds, streets and sidewalks, a high school diploma or equivalent and a Valid Driver’s License
Qualifications/Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Knowledge of: English language, math, operations, services and activities of a public works maintenance program; principles of lead supervision and training.
- Skills in: Internal and external communications, operational characteristics of mechanical equipment and tools used in the area of work assigned. Occupational hazards and standard safety precautions necessary in the area of work assigned. Principles and procedures of record keeping.
- Ability to: Independently perform maintenance, construction and repair work in the area of work assigned. Operate a variety of vehicular and stationary mechanical equipment in a safe and effective manner in routine situations. Perform heavy physical labor and the ability to perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled crafts, ability to concentrate for extended period while performing skilled crafts and maintain a constant awareness of safety hazards and potential danger. Have the ability to lift, carry, push and pull items in excess of 100lbs., follow verbal and written directions, establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others, read and write at the level required for successful job performance.
Sick Leave - 24 hours after 90 days of employment; then, annually on July 1 of each year
Retirement - CalPERS is available to employees at the PEPRA rate, depending on eligibility. The City does not participate in Social Security.
Medicare - City pays 1.45% of salary; employee pays 1.45% of salary.
SDI - 1% of salary paid by employee.
Candidates must submit application materials that include a complete and signed employment application and copies of the required certificates listed under the PREREQUISITES in the Job Description. The materials can be uploaded to the online application through CalOpps; or, mailed or hand-delivered to Chowchilla City Hall, Human Resources, 130 S. Second St., Chowchilla, CA 93610, or emailed to JMcClendon@CityOfChowchilla.org
Candidates considered to be best qualified based on the information provided will move forward in the recruitment process. The applicant who is ultimately chosen for the position will have to pass a background check, drug test and physical exam.
The City of Chowchilla is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, political affiliation, age, marital status, medical condition, or disability. The City of Chowchilla makes reasonable accommodations for the disabled. If you believe you require special accommodations in the testing process, you must inform the City of Chowchilla in writing prior to the testing. Applicants that request such accommodations must document their request with an explanation of the type and extent of accommodations required.
The provisions in this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked at any time.