This seasonal position works with the City’s maintenance staff to perform: unskilled labor in the parks and landscape medians, street and sidewalk maintenance, street sign maintenance, and building maintenance. Duties include, but are not limited to: raking, emptying trash cans and litter removal, irrigation repair, weeding, edging, street sign maintenance and graffiti removal. Work is closely supervised; work methods are explained in specific terms and work is subject to frequent review.
Incumbents must possess the physical and mental capacity to work under the conditions described in this document and to perform the duties required by their assigned position.
Seasonal, non-benefited position. Not to exceed 1,000 working hours per fiscal year. The forty-hour work week will include Saturday and/or Sunday shifts. Hours are 7AM-4:30PM and may fluctuate due to operational needs.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Knowledge of methods, materials, and equipment used in landscaping, street and sidewalk maintenance, and building maintenance, as well as safety practices and precautions to be used in work.
Skill in operating hand and power tool equipment such as rakes, pick and shovel, etc.
Ability to work outdoors in all weather and to follow oral and written instructions. Intermittently, sit while studying or listening to training; bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist when performing maintenance, repair, or installation tasks; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; and lift or carry heavy weights up to 90 lbs.; work in conditions of various outdoor exposure. Capable of working independently.
Driving a city truck is required for the position and the candidate must have an acceptable driving record, subject to California DMV pull records.