Roseville

Refuse Maintenance Worker I (20036482)

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Solid Waste
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Sacramento/Metro Area
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Full-Time
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Continuous
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$3,066.93-$4,315.50 Monthly
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Location

311 Vernon Street Roseville, 95678

Description

FINAL FILING DATE: Open Until Filled. First cut-off is June 1, 2020.

IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.

THE POSITION

The Human Resources Department is establishing a list for the position of Refuse Maintenance Worker I in the Environmental Utilities Department. The list established for this recruitment may be utilized to fill any regular, limited term or part-time, temporary vacancies. The term length for limited term placements is not guaranteed but cannot exceed 36 months. A part-time temporary position cannot exceed 25 hours per week. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8 –5 pm; a flex schedule may be available.

The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.

THE CITY

The City of Roseville (COR) incorporates the following Core Competencies as part of the City’s culture:

  • Focus on people: Develop and deliver service-oriented solutions that meet or exceed expectations.
  • Build trust: Ensure honesty and integrity to gain confidence and support of others.
  • Ensure accountability: Take responsibility for the outcomes of one’s own work and foster a sense of ownership in others.
  • Communicate effectively: Deliver clear, concise messages and actively listen to ideas and questions.
  • Collaborate inclusively:  Build effective working partnerships, alliances, and teams.
  • Make quality decisions: Make sound, timely decisions and recommendations.
  • Be adaptable/agile: Change approach or methods to best fit the situation and effectively balance competing priorities.

DEFINITION

To perform semi-skilled and skilled labor in the maintenance and repair of refuse bins and vehicles used in residential and commercial refuse collection.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is the entry level class in the Refuse Maintenance Worker series.  Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience and work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks.  The Refuse Maintenance Worker I class is distinguished from the II level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the II level.  Incumbents work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to general supervision as procedures and processes are learned.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Receives immediate supervision from a Refuse Supervisor, receives technical and functional supervision from a Senior Refuse Truck Driver.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Maintain and repair refuse collection bins, including cleaning, painting, and making structural repairs such as replacing and/or fabricating wheels, castors, lids, and gate pins.
  • Inspect refuse collection vehicles and perform light maintenance as needed; steam clean refuse collection trucks.
  • Drive a bin truck and deliver refuse collection containers to new residential and commercial customers/units; exchange bins or cans as needed.
  • Clean up waste spills, fluids, glass, and trash at various locations.
  • Fill out and submit required forms.
  • Assist Refuse Truck Drivers on residential and commercial routes, as necessary.
  • 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

  • Uses and purposes of general mechanical tools and equipment; safe work practices.

Ability to:

  • Learn to perform unskilled and semi-skilled tasks related to a variety of refuse equipment maintenance activities; perform heavy physical labor.
  • On a continuous basis, know and understand operations, and observe safety rules.  Intermittently analyze problem equipment; identify and locate equipment; interpret work orders; remember equipment location; and explain jobs to others.
  • Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing reports; bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist when performing installation of equipment; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; and lift or carry weight of 40 pounds or less.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Experience:

No experience is required; some general maintenance experience is preferred.

Training:

Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade, GED, or higher level degree.

License or Certificate:

Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license by date of appointment.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE

  1. Your responses to questions 2-4, the applicant’s education, training and experience, will be scored using a pre-determined formula.  Your responses to these questions must be consistent with your employment application information.  This experience must also be described in the “Work Experience" section of this application.  Responses to the supplemental questionnaire that are inconsistent from your “Work Experience” section in the application will not be scored.  I understand and agree with the above instructions.
  • Yes
  • No
  1. Was any of the work experience listed on your application an unpaid internship, or volunteer work?  If so, please list below which ones.
  2.  How many years of professional experience do you have performing semi-skilled and skilled labor in the maintenance and repair of refuse bins and vehicles used in residential and commercial refuse collection?

• Less than 1 year

• 1-2 Years

• 2-3 Years

• 3-4 Years

• 4+ Years

  1. Please describe your experience using each of the following hand tools: Hammer, Wrench, Screw Driver, Pruner, Tape Measure.
  2.  Please describe your experience using each of the following power tools: Weed Eater, Drill, Pressure Washer, Blower, Grinder, Impact Wrench.
  3.  Please describe your experience operating the following equipment: Air Compressor, Forklift, Backhoe, Refuse Truck, Tailgate Lift, Wire Feed Welder, Trash Compactor.
  4.  Select the option that describes your valid California Driver’s License.
  • None of these
  • Class B or higher
  • Class C

SELECTION PROCESS

All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will have their application scored in a Formula Rate Examination.  The applicant’s experience and education will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the Employment List.  Supplemental questions will be utilized by the department hiring authority to make interview and selection determinations.  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.

THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE A SCHEDULED INTERVIEW/EXAMINATION PROCESS.  MEDICAL DISABILITY VERIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ACCOMMODATION.

Benefits

For more information regarding the City's benefits, visit our website at here.  This position is in Local 39.

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(916)774-5206