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Maintenance Worker & Senior Maintenance Worker I - (Open)

Company: Government jobs
Location: Fullerton
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:




This recruitment will remain open until a sufficient number of applications have been received. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time, without notice, once a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.

Testing and interviews for these classifications are anticipated to take place on a continuous bi-monthly basis until all available vacancies have been filled at the discretion of the Public Works Department.

NOTE: Vacancies may be filled at either level contingent upon the qualifications of the successful candidate and based on the needs of the Public Works Department.


Maintenance Worker
$16.24 to $20.72 per hour

Senior Maintenance Worker I

$19.13 to $24.41 per hour

Under direct or general supervision performs a variety of general and manual duties related to the maintenance and repair of public works, parks, municipal utilities and other City facilities and performs related work as required.

Employment Guidelines

Knowledge of:
Maintenance Worker:

Standard hand and power tools; methods used in basic laboring work; safety precautions and practices necessary when working with hand and power equipment; chemicals used in landscape applications; routine maintenance practices as related to buildings, grounds, streets, water and related tasks.

Ability to:
Maintenance Worker:

Perform strenuous manual labor at a variety of work sites; operate job related power equipment; lift and carry heavy objects safely; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; communicate effectively orally; read at the level required for successful job performance; establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Senior Maintenance Worker I
Knowledge of those items listed under "Knowledge of" for Maintenance Worker, plus the following: Safety precautions and practices necessary when working with specialized equipment; general trade duties such as concrete work, rough carpentry, plumbing, electricity, water and sewer systems, asphalt work and landscaping.

Ability to do/perform those items listed under "Ability to" for Maintenance Worker plus the following: Exercise independent judgment; direct a small crew as needed; assist in training other Maintenance Services staff; write simple reports, record data and transfer data from one form to another.

Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

Maintenance Worker:

Completion of tenth grade AND six (6) months general maintenance/laboring experience.

Senior Maintenance Worker I:

Graduation from high school AND one (1) year of general maintenance experience.

Special Requirements for both classifications:

  • Valid California class "C" Drivers License and acceptable driving record at time of appointment and throughout employment in this series.
  • Certain positions or assignments may require the possession of or the ability to acquire a specialized motor vehicle operator's license.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to accommodate City needs. Certain positions or assignments may require shift work and are subject to overtime and emergency call back..
    Physical Requirements:
    Work is performed indoors and outdoors. When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to the elements. Incumbents perform strenuous physical labor for extended periods of time requiring physical strength and endurance, drive a vehicle on City business and may work under damp conditions and in confined spaces. Incumbents crouch, sit, stand, walk on slippery and/or uneven surfaces, bend, crawl, kneel, pull, reach, push, twist, climb ladders and sloping surfaces, and grasp, drag, lift and carry items weighing 75 pounds or less. Incumbents may work above shoulder level with power and/or hand tools weighing 25 pounds or less for sustained periods of time. Incumbents may work in damp/wet conditions and be exposed to chemicals, solvents, paint, dust, grease/oil, fumes, electrical and mechanical hazards, vehicular traffic, vibration and noise. With or without reasonable accommodation, the incumbent must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed.

    Examples of Duties

    The responsibilities and essential duties performed on a frequent and recurring basis by an incumbent. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

    • Operates a variety of equipment including hand and power tools, blowers, dump trucks, jack hammers, parking lot sweepers, small and large gang mowers, small skip loaders, trenchers, large and small trucks, chippers and aerial equipment.
    • Performs a wide variety of landscape and infrastructure-related general and/or laboring work such as planting, cultivating, fertilizing and pruning.
    • Mows and edges lawns with hand and/or power tools, lays landscape/slope protection materials and assists with terracing slopes.
    • Operates sprayer for pest and weed control and to chemically treat lateral surfaces.
    • Cleans and maintains tools, brushes and equipment.
    • Cleans offices, restrooms, buildings and other facilities, cleans and rakes planted areas and pathways and removes litter, debris and graffiti.
    • Cleans and maintains signs, drainage channels, catch basins, wells, underpass sump pumps, tanks, reservoirs, yards and buildings.
    • Lifts and moves objects weighing 75 pounds or less and loads/unloads tools, supplies, equipment and refuse.
    • Cleans pipes, fittings, meters and valve boxes, settling basins and reservoirs; installs and repairs posts, fences, gates and guard rails.
    • Mixes mortar, pours and finishes concrete floors/slabs and removes concrete.
    • Makes minor adjustments/repairs to equipment; paints building interiors and exteriors, tables, benches, sign boards, fences and equipment.
    • Digs trenches using air tools and back fills manually.
    • Assists with asphalt, pavement and sidewalk maintenance activities.
    • Paints and checks operation of fire hydrants and makes repairs to hydrants as necessary.
    • Assists in the installation, removal, maintenance and repair of pipes, valves, meters and overhead or underground utilities.
    • Assists in tapping water lines and the maintenance of lateral services and other water and sanitary sewer utility components.
    • Assists trade workers in specialized areas; dives a vehicle on City business.
    • Performs hazardous waste clean up and disposal.
    • Performs pool maintenance duties; performs other projects/tasks as assigned. Note

      ASSESSMENT PROCEDURE Applicants must be specific and complete in describing qualifications for the position. BASED UPON THE INFORMATION PRESENTED ON THE APPLICATION MATERIALS, those applicants possessing the most suitable qualifications will be invited to a written examination, performance examination, oral interview and/or other assessment instrument.

      Candidates who successfully complete the assessment process for Maintenance Worker or Senior Maintenance Worker I will be placed on an eligible list for the respective Maintenance Worker or Senior Maintenance I classification, which will remain in effect for at least one year or until an insufficient number of candidates remain on the list.

      Current City of Fullerton employees may be given preference during the testing and/or selection process.

      All employment offers, including appointment offers to City of Fullerton employees, are conditional based upon the successful completion of a medical examination performed by the City's designated physician, at City expense. Medical exams are administered to assess an individual's ability to perform the physical requirements of this position. In addition, City of Fullerton employees appointed to safety sensitive classifications and all new hires will undergo a drug screen.

      All new hires, including City of Fullerton non-regular employees, will be fingerprinted. Fingerprints are verified with the Department of Justice.

      All new hires, including non-regular City of Fullerton employees appointed to this position, will serve a one (1) year probationary period. Regular City of Fullerton employees promoted to Senior Maintenance Worker I will serve a six (6) month probationary period.

      Employees appointed to Maintenance Worker and/or Senior Maintenance Worker I will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles Government Pull Notice Program.

      The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires that you must be a U.S. citizen or an alien lawfully authorized to work in the United States to be eligible for hire. All new hires will be required to provide documentation to verify their status.

      California Government Code -3100 - 3109 requires that all public employees are to be declared disaster service workers and shall take and subscribe to the related oath or affirmation as required.

      The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The City of Fullerton is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, political or religious affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, other non-job related physical or mental disability, medical condition, or other functional limitation in employment or the provision of service. The City is committed to making its programs, services and activities accessible to individuals with qualified disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodations to complete the employment application and/or participate in the testing process, please contact the Human Resources Office at (714) 738-6361 prior to the filing deadline. We will attempt to reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request.

      Employee under this classification are represented by the Fullerton Municipal Employees Federation (FMEF). For further information please see the appropriate MOA:
      Fullerton Municipal Employees Federation (FMEF) MOA

      Insurance - Personalized benefit alternatives, including a choice of health insurance coverage with Cigna (PPO or HMO) or Kaiser, and dental insurance through Delta Dental. Employees may choose to forego the City's medical benefit and receive a cash payment in lieu thereof.

      Retirement - Membership in the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). Employees currently pay a 7% contribution. Fullerton does not participate in the Social Security retirement system.

      Other - Eleven holidays, vacation benefits and tuition reimbursement of up to $2,500 per fiscal year for job-related education.

      Please click HERE for more detailed benefit information.

      01 How many years of experience do you have performing maintenance related work?
      • No Experience
      • 6 months to 1 year
      • 1 to 2 years
      • 2 years or more

        02 Do you possess a valid Class A or B California Drivers License?
        • Yes
        • No

          03 Please describe any additional knowledge, skills, and abilities which feel qualify you for the position of Maintenance Worker and/or Senior Maintenance Worker I.

          04 Please indicate which public works division you are interested in being considered for?
          • Landscape Division
          • Streets Division
          • Water Division
          • Sewer Division
          • All Divisions

            * Required Question

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