FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting applications on a continuous basis. PERS retired annuitants are not eligible to apply.
IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.
The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the temporary and part-time position of Parks and Facilities Maintenance Worker I in the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department. The normal work schedule will include evenings and weekends. Candidates hired will work one of two schedules: Seasonal employees are limited to a maximum of 1,000 hours over a 5 month seasonal period. 1,000 Hour employees are limited to 25 hours per week for a maximum of 1,000 hours per fiscal year. While the current vacancy is for a 1,000 hour position, this recruitment may be used to fill 1,500 hour positions in the future.
To perform a variety of duties related to maintaining the City’s natural resources, facilities, and property.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Operate golf cart type vehicle, mower or other machinery; operate small power tools and equipment.
- Note and correct safety hazards; refer difficult problems/hazards for more advanced attention and recommend possible solutions.
- Utilize proper safety precautions related to all work performed.
- Promote and enforce safety procedures; render first aid and CPR, if certified, as required.
- Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, and the public using principles of good customer service.
- Perform related duties as assigned.
When assigned to Park Maintenance:
- Prepare and condition City operated sports fields.
- Maintain, mow, and clean parks and playground facilities, restrooms and surrounding areas.
- Monitor/Check swimming pool pumps, filters and related equipment; monitor and apply chemicals; refer to appropriate staff for further attention.
When assigned to Open Space Maintenance:
- Assist in vegetation management; assist in tree care, creek, preserve and natural resource maintenance.
- Maintain bike trails, power tools, and irrigation systems.
- Perform general labor duties.
When assigned to Facilities:
- Set up and breakdown meeting rooms according to supplied floor plans
- Make minor repairs to site furniture and equipment
- Perform custodial duties within and surrounding facilities
- Assist facility renters with a variety of customer service needs.
- Basic methods, tools, and equipment used in natural resource and grounds maintenance and facility maintenance.
- Principles and practices of safety management.
- Practices and methods of public relations and customer service; techniques and principles of effective interpersonal communication.
- On a continuous basis, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist, and reach while operating equipment and perform maintenance and/or construction activities; perform heavy manual labor; operate a variety of hand and power tools used in maintenance activities; know and understand maintenance operations, janitorial and/or construction projects, observe safety rules.
- Intermittently, analyze equipment problems; identify safety hazards; remember and locate equipment and tools; may interpret and explain work orders; sit while completing work papers; travel from job-site to job-site sitting in assigned vehicle or on equipment; lift or carry cement bags, fertilizer sacks and/or bags of chalk, tables and stages weighing 65 pounds or less.
- Learn to perform semi-skilled tasks in a variety of maintenance activities.
- Swim, if assigned to Park Maintenance-Aquatics.
- Operate golf type vehicles, mower and other maintenance equipment.
- Understand and translate City policies and practices into everyday working practices; make sound decisions with solid problem solving methods.
- Learn principles and techniques of first aid and artificial respiration.
- Respond to emergency situations in a calm and effective manner; administer first aid and CPR, if certified.
- Learn to identify problems regarding the facility and programs; refer difficult problems/irregularities for more advanced attention and recommend possible solutions.
- Understand and carry out written and oral directions.
- Communicate tactfully with customers.
- Work outdoors in a variety of weather and environmental conditions.
- Communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Experience and Training
- None Required
- Education that ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance.
License or Certificate
- Possession of a valid California driver’s license by date of appointment.
- Possession of CPR and First Aid certificates within six (6) months of hire.
Necessary Special Requirement
- Must be 16 years of age or older.
Note: Minors may have preclusions or restrictions in duties assigned and licenses required pursuant to 29 CFR § 570.
1. Employees work one of two schedules; which schedule do you prefer:
- Seasonal: Employees work a maximum of 1,000 hours over a 5 month seasonal period.
- 1,000 Hour: Employees work up to 25 hours per week for a maximum of 1,000 hours per fiscal year.
- No preference
2. Are you a current CalPERS member? A current CalPERS member is someone who has funds on deposit with CalPERS.
Applications will be screened by the Human Resources Department for minimum qualifications. Qualifying applicants may be contacted by the Department to interview. Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid fingerprint check and depending on position applied for a pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test.