Maintenance Worker I / II (20442234)

Public Works Maintenance
Sacramento/Metro Area
Until filled
$3,661.39-$5,287.04 Monthly


655 N. Pioneer Avenue Woodland, 95776


The City of Woodland offers a competitive total compensation package including:

  • Starting income ranging from $21.12 to $30.50 per hour based on skills, training, certifications and years of experience, with regular, incremental pay increases
  • Robust Retirement Program including CalPERS Retirement Plan, Retirement Health Savings Plan, choice of 457 Deferred Comp plans with a 2% City-Paid contribution
  • Low-Cost & No-Cost Health Benefits, including choice of CalPERS Medical plans, and City-paid Dental Insurance, Vision insurance and Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Career Development, including City-paid Professional Growth Incentive, City-provided training & professional advancement opportunities
  • Home-Life Balance, inclusive work environment and predictable work schedule, as well as paid holiday, vacation, and sick leaves



To perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the construction, maintenance, and repair of streets, sidewalks, signs, water meters, sewers, storm drains, pump stations and tree maintenance.  The purpose of this recruitment is to fill a current vacancy, as well as establish an eligibility list for future vacancies.



The Ideal Candidate for this position should have previous Road Maintenance experience; sidewalks, driveways, roads, curbs, and gutters, although not required. The Ideal Candidate will be able to follow directions, demonstrate good communication skills (orally and in writing), be flexible, arrive on time, have good attendance, a positive attitude, be able to work independently with limited supervision, and a willingness to take on and learn new skills. Possessing a Class B commercial Driver’s license is desired, though not required upon hire. 


Maintenance Worker I:

This is the entry level class in the Maintenance Worker series.  Positions in this class will usually perform most of the duties required of Maintenance Workers I and II; however, as compared to the Maintenance Worker II, is not expected to function at the same skill level and will usually exercise less independent discretion and judgment on matters related to work procedures and methods.


Maintenance Worker II:

This is the journey level in the Maintenance Worker series. This class differs from Maintenance Worker I in that incumbent perform more complex maintenance duties, including the requirement to meet all Standby Program requirements, take standby duty, to work any shift, weekends, and holidays.  This incumbent Maintenance Worker II may also be expected to assist in the oversight and training of less experienced personnel



Operate a variety of light and moderately heavy construction and maintenance equipment including such pieces as a loader, dump truck, water truck, rubber-tired and steel rollers, rubber-tired tractor with all attachments (except backhoe attachment), striping equipment, and trencher in order to perform a variety of routine construction and maintenance operations.  Spread asphalt in patching and repairing streets.  Use concrete cutting equipment; operate a jackhammer; pour and finish concrete; construct concrete forms and perform rough carpentry work.  Paint and install traffic markings on streets, crosswalks, parking lots, and curbs; operate a striping truck; manufacture and install traffic signs and remove signs no longer required.  Install and remove traffic control barricades and cones.  Assist in a variety of tree maintenance activities including low limb, stump routing, tree watering, and tree planting.  Utilize proper safety precautions and comply with policies and procedures in the Department Illness and Injury Prevention Program.  Operate equipment and vehicles with possession of all necessary licenses and certificates.  Regular and consistent attendance.



Respond to inquiries from the general public.  Clean storm grates and drains.  Perform work in emergency situations as required.  Perform minor and preventive maintenance on paint spraying equipment, compressors, sprayers, compactors, and other construction equipment.  Work cooperatively with others.  Perform related duties as assigned.



Maintenance Worker I

Education:  High School diploma or equivalent.

Experience:  One (1) year of work experience in construction or related field.
License or Certificate:  Possession of a valid California Driver's License required upon hire.  Class B permit and DMV Medical Certification are required within three months of hire.  A valid Class B California driver's license, Completion of Work Zone Safety certification issued by the International Municipal Signal Association, First Aid and CPR Certifications required prior to permanent appointment.


Maintenance Worker II

Education:  High School diploma or equivalent.

Experience:  One (1) year of experience performing duties comparable to those of a Maintenance Worker I.

License and Certificate:  Possession of all certifications required of the Maintenance Worker I and a valid Class B California driver's license with Air Brake and Tank Endorsements required upon hire.  Possession of Railroad Worker Safety certification and Forklift certification is required prior to permanent appointment.



Apply with a City of Woodland application by visiting www.cityofwoodland.org/employment or the Human Resources Office, City Hall, 300 First Street, 2nd Floor, Woodland, CA 95695.  This recruitment is Open Until Filled.  First review of applications is scheduled for Monday, November 27, 2023.  Résumés and cover letters are encouraged but will not be accepted in lieu of the application form. Postmarks will not be accepted. 


Review Process:  Based on the information provided in the application documents, the best qualified applicants will be invited for further examination.  All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination.  Depending upon the number of applications received, the examination may consist of an application screening, written and/or practical exam, oral interview or any combination thereof. 


If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least seven (7) days prior to the event.


Virtual panel interview is tentatively scheduled for the week of December 4, 2023.


Maintenance Worker I

$3,661.39 - $4,672.98 /month

$1,689.87 - $2,156.76 /bi-weekly

$21.15 - $26.96 /hour

Maintenance Worker II

$4,142.53 - $5,287.04 /month

$1,911.94 - $2,440.17 /bi-weekly

$23.90 - $30.50 /hour



Future Salary COLAs:          
4% increase (eff July 2024), 1% increase (eff January 2025), 4% increase (eff July 2025) and 1% increase (eff January 2026)

CalPERS Retirement System (2 % @ 60 formula for Classic CalPERS members and 2% @ 62 formula for new CalPERS members).  The City does not participate in social security

Deferred Compensation:                    
Choice of deferred compensation plans (Traditional and Roth) with 1% City-match effective July 2024.  After successful completion of probation, new hires are also eligible for a 2% City contribution.

CalPERS Medical Insurance Plans, including HMOs and PPOs.  City gives an allowance toward the cost of insurance.  Maximum Family Medical Allowance (2024): $2,463.99 per month

City paid Delta Dental and VSP Vision Benefits

City paid wage protection for long/short term disabilities

Life Insurance:                       
City provides $50,000 life insurance policy

Supplemental Benefits:        
Voluntary Supplemental Life, Cancer, Accident Only, STD/LTD and Critical Illness insurance, and Flexible Spending Accounts available

6.7 hours per month during first three years of service

12.5 paid holidays (including two floating holidays)

Sick Leave:                            
8 hours per month

Bilingual Pay:                        
$200 per month upon certification

Certification Pay:                  
Additional pay for eligible certifications (up to a total of 4%)

Professional Growth Incentive:         
$625 per fiscal year for education or professional activities




The City of Woodland hires only U.S. citizens and individuals lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

The City of Woodland is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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