Water Utility Maintenance Worker

City of Monterey Park | Monterey Park, CA

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Posted Date 4/27/2020

SALARY: $3,879 – $4,962, plus excellent benefits including $50/month bilingual pay for a qualified 2nd language.

DEADLINE:  May 15, 2020 at 4:30 P.M. or the first 25 qualified applications, whichever comes firstRecruitment may close at any time without notice. Completed City application, including any related educational or training documents must be submitted through the online application system within the filing period. Resumes may be attached but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed on-line application. Be sure to detail any education, training, or other relevant course work that would make you a particularly strong candidate. Incomplete employment applications will not be processed. Complete all requested information including the non asterisk boxes.  Please visit www.montereypark.ca.gov to apply online.

THE POSITION:  Under general supervision, performs a variety of skilled, semi-skilled or unskilled tasks in the construction, maintenance and servicing of City water system facilities, streets, public facilities and performs related duties as required. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Operates trucks, tractors, skip loader and other light and medium equipment, rollers, jack hammers, and sprayers as assigned; assists in the pouring and finishing of concrete slabs and walks; performs unskilled and semi-skilled labor in the installation, maintenance, and repair of water service meters, mains, and pipes; assists in the installation, maintenance and repair of fire hydrants, valves, and related facilities; hauls, spreads and rakes asphalt for new or repaired thoroughfares; sets up equipment and barriers; installs and maintains warning and directional signs; maintains manholes, sewers, and storm drains; assists in construction and maintenance of streets and street components as assigned; performs other related duties as required.  Those in this position may occasionally be assigned to work evenings, weekends, holidays and emergency response call out.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Knowledge of:  Working knowledge of basic construction and maintenance methods, equipment, materials, hand tools, power tools and equipment, pertaining to construction and maintenance; safe work practices.  Ability to follow written-and oral instructions; perform manual labor and strenuous tasks; perform semi-skilled duties; work safely and efficiently, deal tactfully with the public; establish and maintain effective working relationships. Education and Experience: Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Equivalent to graduation from high school or GED and one year of experience in construction maintenance work, related labor or semi-skilled work of Maintenance Workers.  Previous experience in a water utility is desired. Licenses/Certificates:  Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator's license and a satisfactory driving record is required at the time of appointment. Depending on the assignment, some positions may require a Class B Driver’s License. Class B License is highly desirable.  Possession of a State Water Resource Control Board, Water Distribution Operator 1 (D1) certificate within 12 months of appointment is required as a condition of passing probation and as a continuing condition of employment.  Possession of the D1 certificate at time of appointment is highly desired. Physical Effort:  Requires some physical effort including bending, stooping, climbing and lifting items weighing 20 – 100 lbs. Tasks are occasionally performed in inclement weather and in adverse conditions such as in muddy trenches and/or confined spaces such as vaults.

SELECTION PROCESS: Candidates whose education and experience are determined to best meet the City's needs, will be invited to an Assessment of Qualifications. An applicant must pass all components of the examination process to be considered for the position. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an invitation to further testing.
   Assessment of Qualifications                   Weighted 100%                 Date to be Determined
Regardless of the notification preference the candidate selected when creating the application (i.e., paper or email), APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE COMMUNICATION THROUGH EMAIL ONLY. Applicants should be diligent in checking their email and spam/junk mail after the deadline as all notices regarding their status in the current recruitment will be emailed.

After a conditional job offer is made, the candidate must pass a pre-employment medical examination, including a drug/alcohol screen.  Applicants with legal disabilities who require special testing arrangements must contact the Human Resources at least five (5) days prior to the examination date. 

Please visit www.montereypark.ca.gov for more information regarding the position and benefits. 

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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