San Bruno

Parks Lead Maintenance Worker

Parks Maintenance
San Francisco/Peninsula
2/23/2018 at 5pm or until 999 applicants
$68,328.00-$83,856.00 Annually


1125 Crystal Springs Road San Bruno, 94066



The Position

The current vacancy is in the Parks Maintenance Division of the Community Services Department. Under the supervision of the Parks Field Supervisor, the Parks Lead Maintenance Worker performs a variety of skilled tasks and complex assignments in maintenance, repair, or construction work. The Lead Maintenance Worker is a working supervisor position. The position exercises direct supervision over crews engaged in service, maintenance, and repair.

A Lead Maintenance Worker may also be required to perform duties similar to those customarily performed by a Maintenance Worker I/II. Work assignments may also involve considerable skill in various construction and mechanical crafts and the operation of heavy construction and maintenance equipment.

Typical job duties include assigning and reviewing work of Maintenance Worker I/II and seasonal staff; trains, supervises, and provides input into performance evaluations and performance issues. Inspects and repairs equipment at frequent intervals , maintains records related to inspections and maintenance activity.


Minimum Qualifications


Possession of high school diploma or GED equivalent


A minimum of one (1) year of experience as a crew leader or a skilled worker in public works, parks, facilities, and/or utility construction and maintenance

Completion of the probationary period for the position at a level comparable to a Maintenance Worker II with the City of San Bruno

Special Requirements:

Possession of a valid California Commercial Driver’s License certification (Class B license)

Possession of a Qualified Pesticide Applicators Certificate (must provide proof of current certificate as part of application, or bring to oral board interview)


Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in plant identification, possess skills in the proper pruning techniques of both shrubs and trees, and be knowledgeable in the care and maintenance of turf including aeration, fertilizing, and water management. The candidate will have extensive knowledge of irrigation systems including installation and repair, troubleshooting valve issues, programming of irrigation controllers, and effective water management techniques. The candidate must be able to identify, troubleshoot and perform repair and maintenance issues independently. The candidate must also be able to understand and carry out written and oral instructions, plan, estimate, direct, coordinate, schedule and review the work of others.


Necessary Knowledge and Skills

Applicants should possess advanced knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in maintenance, construction and repair activities including: hazards associated with the work and proper safety precautions, traffic laws, ordinances, and rules involved in truck and heavy equipment operations, purposes and uses of a variety of vehicles, equipment, power tools and hand tools including motorized, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment, standards relating to installation, location and required maintenance of street trees, properties of athletic field materials, construction materials, paints, pesticides, and a variety of other materials used in maintenance work, equipment, methods, and materials used in the installation, repair, maintenance, and cleaning of city parks and facilities, preparation and operation of spray painting equipment; methods of installing and maintaining play equipment, materials, methods, practices, equipment and elements of construction technology as they relate to the assigned operations; principles of personnel supervision and training; regulatory safety programs and procedures; and computer applications required for the job assignment.


Excellent Benefits

CalPERS retirement (2.7%@55 classic member or 2%@62 new member)

10-23 days vacation based on years of service

14.5 paid holidays annually

Medical, dental and vision benefits provided with employee contribution

Life insurance equal to one year’s annual salary 

Long term disability insurance provided at no cost to employee

Matching deferred compensation contribution up to $300/yr

Home loan assistance program

Credit union membership


Application Process

Candidates are encouraged to read the entire job description prior to submitting an application. Interested candidates may apply on line at After an initial screening of applications, candidates that best fit the needs of the Department will be invited to participate further in the recruitment process.


Filing Deadline: 5:00 pm, Friday, February 2, 2018


The City of San Bruno is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and as such does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, gender, religion, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or national origin in its employment actions, decisions, policies and practices. If you require special accommodations, please contact us to discuss your needs.




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