The Public Works Maintenance Worker III operates a variety of heavy construction, maintenance and transportation equipment as necessary to complete assignments in the maintenance of roadways, drainage systems and the County solid waste site; performs semi-skilled and skilled maintenance tasks. This is the journey-level class in the Public Works Maintenance class series, and is distinguished from the Public Works Maintenance Worker II by the primary responsibility to operate heavy diesel and gasoline-powered construction equipment in the maintenance of roadways, drainage systems and the County solid waste site. May supervise paving crew. This position is scheduled for forty (40) hours per week. This recruitment may be used to establish a list to fill future vacancies for the next six (6) months.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
- Operates heavy construction equipment, including a backhoe, bulldozer, motor grader, front loader, road mixer, chip spreader, semi-trucks, dump trucks, water trucks, boom truck, power broom, tractor, rollers, snow plow, etc., as needed for daily construction, maintenance and repair tasks.
- Prepares roads for patch repairs, overlays, or chip seals; prepares mix for patching roads; repairs and reconstructs roads.
- Constructs and repairs bridges, culverts and drain pipes; installs guard rails.
- Grades and crowns roads.
- Removes snow and ice from roads in inclement weather; removes mud / debris resulting from mud slides.
- Maintains, cleans and performs minor repairs to assigned equipment and tools.
The ideal candidate will be able to communicate clearly and perform the duties assigned following safety guidelines and regulations.
ARE WE A MATCH?
- You are able to follow established safe work rules and practices.
- You have knowledge of operation and maintenance requirements of trucks and heavy power-driven equipment.
- You are able to understand, interpret and apply pertinent laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
- You have knowledge of traffic laws, rules and ordinances involved in truck and heavy equipment operations; traffic control regulations.
Two years of experience as a Public Works Maintenance Worker II or equivalent experience performing maintenance work in the construction and repair of roads or at a Solid Waste Disposal Facility.
Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE:
Possession of a valid California Class A driver’s license with proper endorsements.
13 paid holidays per year and an additional twenty four hours of Holiday Leave. An employee must be employed the last working day before and the first working day after the holiday in order to receive holiday compensation. Employees on leave without pay shall not accrue holiday benefits.
88 hours (approximately 11 working days) per year during the first 2 years of service; 128 hours (approximately 16 working days) per year during years 3 through 12; 168 hours (approximately 21 working days) per year during years 13 through 19; 208 hours (approximately 26 working days) per year after 20 full years of service.
96 hours (approximately twelve working days) per year of paid sick leave.
40 hours with pay for each instance for immediate family members. Immediate family includes spouse, child, stepchild, grandchild, stepparent, parent, grandparent, parent-in-law, grandparent-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, brother or sister.
Service is based on employment with Glenn County. The County shall provide a longevity differential above the employee’s base rate of pay for those employees represented by this unit as follows: after 10 full years of service 5%, after 15 full years of service 1%, after 20 full years of service 1%, after 25 full years of service 1% and after 30 full years of service 1% for a total of 9%.
Glenn County contracts with PERS for medical insurance. The County pays a portion of the medical insurance premium based on the carrier and amount of the total premium.
The County pays the employee premium for a vision plan with Medical Eye Services (MES). The employee may enroll dependents at the employee’s expense.
GCGU employees are offered a choice of two voluntary dental insurance plans; Delta Dental (PPO) and DeltaCare (HMO). The employee pays 100% of the premium through payroll deduction.
The County offers three IRC § 457 voluntary Deferred Compensation Plans (tax deferred long-term savings plans): Voya, Nationwide and Edward Jones.
SHORT TERM DISABILITY:
The County coordinates with State Short Term Disability Insurance for regular employees.
The County pays the premium on a $10,000 Term Life Insurance policy for regular County employees. The employee pays the premium for optional life insurance.
The County participates in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) which is coordinated with Social Security. The employee is responsible for 100% of the employee’s portion. Unused accrued sick leave can be converted to service credit at retirement.
GCGU employees participate in the Laborers’ International of North America (Industrial) Pension Fund.
Premium pay such as shift differential, bilingual, and working-out-of-class pay may be paid depending upon the employee’s work assignment and class.
*Benefits are listed for full-time employees; certain benefits are pro-rated for part-time employees.
IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION
To apply for this job opportunity, submit a completed County of Glenn employment application packet online at calopps.org or to the Personnel Department: 525 W. Sycamore Street, Willows, CA 95988 by
5:00 P.M., Friday, September 17, 2021.
Application packets must include the following
• A Glenn County Employment Application • Résumé
• Transcripts and/or Certificates • Cover Letter
Apply online at: www.countyofglenn.net
The County of Glenn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process should contact the Personnel Department.
The above information is general in nature and does not constitute an expressed or implied contract. The County of Glenn has the right to rescind this recruitment at any time.