Salary: $21.7988 - $35.8628 hourly
Highlights of the position:
- Make a direct impact on your community
- Play a key role in maintaining 415 miles of wastewater collection mains and 6,500 manholes
- Be a part of the division that is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the City’s water storage and distribution system, which includes 230 miles of water mains and 1,900 fire hydrants
- Opportunity to work in a team environment and interact regularly with multiple divisions within the Public Works Department
The Public Works Department is seeking a highly motivated and results oriented Utilities Maintenance Worker Trainee/I/II for the Water/Wastewater division. Dependent upon candidate qualifications, the vacancy will be filled at either the Utilities Maintenance Worker Trainee or Level I or Level II. The successful candidate will work at the City’s Municipal Service Center in the Newbury Park area of Thousand Oaks.
- Perform a variety of construction, maintenance and repair duties as it relates to the wastewater and water
- Perform light and heavy manual labor
- Inspect and perform maintenance on various pump and lift stations
- Operate a variety of maintenance and construction equipment
The ideal candidate should possess:
- Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade
- Experience in utility or public works-related maintenance and construction work
- The ability to lift, carry and push tools, equipment, and supplies weighing 25 pounds or more
- Pride in their personal work product; demonstrate initiative, and be safety conscious
- Proficient computer skills
- Outstanding interpersonal skills including excellent customer service skills
- Attention to detail and accuracy with recordkeeping
- A team player approach and motivation; affinity for new challenges
- A valid Class C California driver’s license
- Trainee Level: Ability to obtain and maintain certification through the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) as a Water Distribution Operator Grade D1 within 18 months of employment. Ability to obtain a valid Class B California driver’s license with tanker endorsement within six months of employment.
- Level I: Possession of, and ability to maintain, certification through the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) as a Water Distribution Operator Grade D1. Ability to obtain a valid Class B California driver’s license with tanker endorsement within six months of employment.
- Level II: Possession of, and ability to maintain, certification through the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) as a Water Distribution Operator Grade D1. State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) as a Water Distribution Operator Grade D2 is preferred. A valid Class B California driver’s license with tanker endorsement.
Perform after-hours emergency work on an “as needed” basis and on-call duties on a rotating basis. Must be able to respond to on-call responsibilities at the Municipal Service Center within 30 minutes.
Work Schedule: Monday – Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
- Classification is part of the US Department of Transportation (DOT) program and is regulated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA). Pre-employment and random drug testing is a requirement of the program.
- Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT) to obtain a valid Class B California driver's license
- In accordance with Cal/OSHA regulations, in order to get an airtight face seal while working with a respirator, employees in this position are required to be clean shaven (no beards, long mustaches, long sideburns or lengthy head hair).
- Problem Solver and Decision Maker
- Results Oriented
- Strategic Thinker
- Technically Knowledgeable
Overview of 2023 Benefits please click here.
FILING DEADLINE: Recruitment may close at any time. Open until sufficient number of qualified applicants has been received.
First review of candidates: Thursday, March 30, 2023
SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE: Applicants are required to complete the Supplemental Questionnaire. This will be used throughout the process to assist in determining each applicant's qualifications for the position.
Additional information about the City is available on our website at www.toaks.org.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The City of Thousand Oaks makes reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities to participate in the selection process. If you wish to request an accommodation in order to participate in the selection process, you must inform the Human Resources Department in writing no later than the final filing date. Applicants requesting an accommodation should document the request including the type and extent of accommodations requested to participate in the selection process and/or perform the duties of the job for which applied.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: In order to qualify for Veteran’s Preference a Form DD214, or other acceptable proof of service, must be submitted by the deadline date/time noted in the job announcement. Any veteran who has successfully completed all phases of a selection process for employment with the City shall be granted a final interview regardless of his or her ranking on the eligibility list, providing he/she meets the criteria for an eligible veteran.
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