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Seasonal Maintenance Worker

Company: Government jobs
Location: San Ramon
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:


Under direct supervision, Seasonal Maintenance Workers assist in the performance of a variety of entry-level and unskilled maintenance and repair duties in assigned maintenance operations, which may include parks, landscape and lighting, facilities, service center, traffic signals and street/drainage; and performs related work as required.
Supervision Received and Exercised
Receives direct supervision from assigned supervisory or management personnel. Exercises no direct supervision over staff.

Class Characteristics
This is the first-level in the field maintenance class series in the City's Public Works Department. Incumbents work under the immediate direction of an employee in a higher-level field maintenance class performing routine activities such as gathering equipment and supplies, general laboring work and cleaning up work sites and equipment.

Typical Duties

  • Performs preparatory work for maintenance activities, including gathering equipment, materials and supplies, loading and unloading materials, and laying out materials and equipment for projects.
  • Performs a variety of routine physical labor tasks, depending upon area of assignment, including posting general notices, pulling weeds, picking up litter, raking leaves and debris, planting, painting curbs, replacing light bulbs, emptying trash bins and performing minor custodial work.
  • Performs cleanup at the end of the day or when the job is completed, including picking up tools, spills, and debris, cleaning work areas and performing touch-up work as needed.
  • Sets up facilities for meetings and events; opens and provides information regarding facilities for users.
  • May operate a vehicle for pickup and delivery duties.
  • May perform office assistance duties such as answering telephones, receiving deliveries and stocking supplies.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level. Knowledge and Abilities

    Knowledge of:
    • Basic preventive maintenance techniques.
    • Safe working practices and procedures.
    • Basic mathematics.
    • Safe driving rules and practices.
    • Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and basic software.
    • Principles and procedures of record-keeping and reporting.
    • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff.Ability to:
      • Use hand and power tools.
      • Work independently or in a team situation.
      • Follow department policies and procedures related to assigned duties.
      • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
      • Make accurate arithmetic calculations.
      • Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
      • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone or radio, and in writing.
      • Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.
      • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Minimum Qualifications

        Completion of coursework equivalent to the eighth grade; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as noted above


        Valid class C California Driver's License required and a satisfactory driving record

        Other Requirements
        • Must be 18 years of age or older
        • Must be able to work various weekday hours between 6:00 AM and 4:00 PM up to 40 hours per week.
        • May require weekend hours and holidays (including Memorial Day and Fourth of July)
          • Other various shifts may become available over the next 12 months; shifts are subject to change based on operational needs of the Department Recruitment Process

            The most qualified applicants, as determined by initial screening of applications, will be invited to participate in an interview and testing process that may consist of written and oral board interview.

            The City of San Ramon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex origin or disability. In accordance with Federal law, the City of San Ramon will only hire individuals who are legally authorized to work in the United States. As a condition of employment, you will be required to present proof of your identity and employment eligibility. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, should special accommodations be necessary at any stage of the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Division at (925) 973-2523.

            The City's excellent benefit package includes: CalPERS retirement; medical, dental and vision plans; 12 days of vacation and 12 days of sick leave accrued annually; 10.5 paid holidays; 2 floating holidays; adoption benefits; short and long term disability; employee assistance program; group and supplemental life insurance; and a retiree health savings plan.

            Click here for a detailed summary of our benefits by bargaining unit.

            01 Do you currently possess a California Driver's License?
            • Yes
            • No

              02 Will you be at least 18 years old on date of hire?
              • Yes
              • No

                * Required Question

Keywords: Government jobs, San Ramon , Seasonal Maintenance Worker, Professions , San Ramon, California

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