Utilities Maintenance Worker I-II-Trainee

City of Thousand Oaks | Thousand Oaks, CA

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Posted Date 12/09/2019
Description

APPLY ONLINE AT WWW.TOAKS.ORG/JOBS.

Salary: 19.70 - $32.41 per hour

FILING DEADLINE:  Recruitment may close at any time. Open until a sufficient # of qualified applications have been received.  

1st review of candidates scheduled for Monday, December 23, 2019.

The City of Thousand Oaks is seeking highly motivated and results oriented Utilities Maintenance Workers for the Water and Wastewater divisions. Dependent upon candidate qualifications, the vacancies will be filled at the I, II or Trainee levels. The successful candidate will work at the City’s Municipal Service Center in the Newbury Park area of Thousand Oaks.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Perform a variety of construction, maintenance and repair duties as it relates to the water/wastewater industries 
  • Perform heavy manual labor
  • Inspect and perform maintenance on various 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

Requirements

  • 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. 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. 

Special Requirement: In accordance with Cal/OSHA regulations, in order to get an air tight 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).

Core Competencies:

  • Flexible/Adaptable
  • Results Oriented
  • Accountable
  • Problem Solver and Decision Maker
  • Strategic Thinker
  • Customer-Focused
  • Technically Knowledgeable

Benefits

https://www.toaks.org/home/showdocument?id=21892

Special Instructions

FILING DEADLINE:  Recruitment may close at any time. Open until a sufficient # of qualified applications have been received.  

1st review of candidates scheduled for Monday, December 23, 2019.

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.

For additional information or questions, please contact Human Resources at (805) 449-2144.

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.

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.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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