Sr. Maintenance Worker
Employment Type: Part-Time
The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitudes, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a PASSION for public service. Having the best employees provides the best service to the community.
This is a part-time position with a regular work schedule of up to 19 hours per week between the days of Monday to Friday and hours of 6:00 am to 4:00 pm. The regular work schedule will not occur during evening hours or weekends unless necessary. Work schedules are issued by management based on City needs. This recruitment is open until further notice and can close at any time and without notice.
Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To
Under general supervision, performs concrete, asphalt, and general construction, maintenance, and repair activities of City streets, alleys, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, fences, and walls, including resurfacing and pouring sidewalks, curbs, and gutters; sealing cracks; applying applicable chemicals to surfaces; raking, compacting, and paving surfaces; and cleaning up work areas. Cleans City right-of-way by removing abandoned items, including homeless encampments, non-hazardous spills, and other debris. Operates, cleans and maintains vehicles and a variety of light to heavy construction and maintenance machinery and equipment, including those powered by pneumatic, gas and electric power. Operates, maintains, and stores power spray equipment and chemicals. Maintains and installs street markings and signage. Sets-up traffic safety devices and barricades. Performs tree services and weed abatement duties, which may require the use of tree chippers, chainsaws, and other gas-powered equipment and includes helping to lower tree limbs, trimming shrubs, pruning small trees and bushes, sectioning limbs, assisting in removing trees, and planting trees. Removes graffiti markings by paint or other chemical application. Maintains vehicles, storage sites, and other work areas. Prepares, lifts, moves, loads, and unloads objects and materials weighing up to 95 pounds. Maintains and records accurate work logs and documentation. Uses a computer or similar devices to input data and retrieve work orders for public service requests. Responds to emergency requests during and after work hours. Follows safe work practices, policies and procedures when performing work and operating equipment. Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
The successful Senior Maintenance Worker is a reliable individual who has a strong work ethic, demonstrates initiative and takes pride in the quality of their finished work. They enjoy working outdoors as a member of a crew performing physically demanding work. Appropriate individuals prefer a wide variety of work, as assignments will rotate and hours vary. They must be self-starters with strong decision-making skills, detail-oriented, organized and able to work independently to effectively carry out projects and responsibilities to completion.
One year of laboring or related experience involving construction, maintenance,and repair of streets, sidewalks, water or sewer lines, or trees. Possession of a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is preferred but not required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the knowledge, skills,and abilities listed below.
* Must possess and retain a valid California Class C Driver's License as a condition of employment. Some assignments will involve performing duties considered safety-sensitive under the Department of Transportation (DOT). Those assigned to these duties are required to possess and retain a California Class B Driver's License. Applicants who possess a Class B Driver's License are preferred.
* Employees will be required to wear appropriate personal protective equipment when cleaning and removingpropertyand performing other assignments.
* Must be willing and able to work irregular hours, including weekends and evenings on an occasional basis, as a condition of employment. Incumbents may be required to respond toemergencyrequests during and after work hours.
* Must be willing and able to perform work of a strenuous physical nature, including lifting up and carrying objects weighing up to 95 pounds.
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of: common tools and equipmentusedin construction, maintenance,andrepair work,basic knowledge of safety precautions andpractices intheoperation of thesecommon tools andequipment.
Ability to: operate a computer; understand and follow specific oral and written instructions; perform strenuous manual tasks, often for extended periods and under occasionally adverse climatic conditions; operate standard transmission vehicles.
Skill in: the safe use of common tools and equipment used in a variety of construction, maintenance,and repair work.
All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form online, which includes a supplemental questionnaire.Resumes or faxed copies will not be accepted in lieu of an original application.
To apply, clickon the 'Apply' link located at the top of this page.New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time:Online Employment Application Guide.
The Human Resources and Public Works Departments will reviewall applications and those candidates who possess the most pertinent qualifications may be invited for an oral interviewby the hiring agency. If you have any questions about the duties or work schedule,please call Public Works MaintenanceServices at 714-647-3306.
NOTE:Prior to appointment, a background records check and medical exam will be conducted.
The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer.If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation.