The City of Menlo Park is seeking applicants for temporary positions in the Public Works Maintenance Division. Depending on their experience, individuals may be assigned to work in Trees, Streets, Facilities, Parks, or Water. Temporary employees will operate and maintain a variety of maintenance equipment, including dump trucks, stump grinders, brush chippers, aerial lifts, forklifts, lawn mowers, backpack blowers, backhoes, jack hammers, lawn edger’s, hedge trimmers, concrete saws, chain saws and hand tools. Temporary employees will foster positive and effective working relationships and must be able understand and follow instructions.
Division tasks include but are not limited to the following:
Trees…You may be required to plant, water and trim trees, dig, clean up and haul debris, perform traffic control and work in the roadway.
Streets…You may be required to work in the roadway, dig, perform traffic control, paint curbs, replace street and road signs, spread asphalt, clean storm drain inlets, clean, sweep and haul debris.
Facilities…You may be required climb ladders, change light bulbs and ballasts, clean roof gutters, paint, sweep, clean sidewalks and/or clear clogged drains.
Parks…You may be required to plant and water lawns, shrubs and trees, mow, edge and fertilize lawns, dig, repair irrigation lines, clear drains, pick up and haul debris.
Water…You may be required to work in the roadway, dig, assist in the repair of water lines, climb into water filled holes, complete written and computer based work orders.
All applicants must have the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
Immediate openings are available. Length of employment shall not exceed 1000 hours per fiscal year (7/1-6/30). Typical assignments are 40hrs/week for 24 weeks.
High school graduate and one year of experience preferred. All applicants will be required to complete a background check.
These are non-benefited temporary positions. A temporary employee may not work more than 1000 hours per year and will receive sick leave in accordance with State Law.
This recruitment will be continuously screened and candidates may be asked to come in for interviews until the positions are filled.