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Maintenance Worker

Company: Government jobs
Location: Rosemead
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:



MONTHLY SALARY: $3,817 - $4,982


The selection process will consist of a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on a review of the Application and Supplemental Questionnaire; therefore it is to your advantage to provide as much detailed and relevant work experience. A resume will not be accepted or reviewed in lieu of the application materials. Please note that only applicants who are deemed most qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process.


Application Deadline: Continuous

First review of applications: Monday, September 19, 2022, 6:00 PM

**All dates are subject to change at the discretion of Human Resources. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and may close at any time with or without prior notice**


SUMMARY: Under general supervision, performs a variety of semi-skilled and unskilled construction, maintenance and repair of City streets, parks, and facilities, landscape, city-wide graffiti abatement, plumbing, irrigation systems, trees, alleys, and traffic signals for the Public Works Department; operates vehicles, equipment, and tools in accordance with all safety regulations and quality standards. Performs other duties as required or assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job announcement does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Performs construction, maintenance, and manual labor in the maintenance and repair of City infrastructure and facilities; duties will vary according to job assignment.
  • Uses various methods to cover and remove graffiti and vandalism on public and private property city-wide.
  • Performs a wide variety of unskilled and semi-skilled work tasks and maintenance procedures; cross-trains in Public Works work procedures and equipment operation; performs work in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures.
  • Performs routine maintenance of City infrastructure to include streets, roadway, storm water drainage systems, parks, grounds, and facilities as assigned.
  • Maintains landscaping; installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of irrigation systems; mows and trims lawns and grounds; clears trash, brush, weeds, and debris; removes graffiti, applies herbicides, pesticides, fertilizers, and other chemicals.
  • Performs building cleaning and maintenance duties; cleans and repairs public facilities and grounds.
  • Operates and maintains a variety of specialized vehicles, equipment, and hand and power tools; assists with maintenance work on tools and equipment; identifies and reports mechanical problems requiring additional repair.
  • Assists with setup and teardown and other tasks for special events as directed.
  • Assists with seasonal roadway maintenance duties; clears foliage and debris; replaces and repairs road signs; paints and maintains street markings and lane controls.
  • Assists in the construction, maintenance and repair of roadways, structures and structural components, pavement, storm water drainage system, and public areas.
  • Utilizes proper safety precautions in all work performed; reports safety hazards, traffic problems, equipment problems and emergency situations; performs traffic control activities as directed.
  • Supports the relationship between the City of Rosemead and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Education, Training, and Experience Guidelines:

    High School Diploma or GED equivalent; AND two (2) years of maintenance work experience or repair work.

    Knowledge of:
    • City policies and procedures.
    • Basic tools and equipment used in streets, parks, facilities, and grounds maintenance.
    • City safety rules and regulations, occupational hazards, and safety precautions.
    • Proper use and storage of hazardous chemicals used in the workplace.
    • City geography, streets, landmarks, and facility locations.

      Skill in:
      • Operating and maintaining power and hand tools and equipment in a safe and effective manner.
      • Following and maintaining safety standards.
      • Closely following verbal and written instructions and procedures.
      • Establishing and maintaining effective working relations with other employees.
      • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

        License and Certifications:
        • Must possess or have the ability to obtain a Class C California Driver's License and maintain a satisfactory driving record during employment.
        • Possession or ability to obtain a California Traffic Control Flagger card within one (1) year from date of hire, may be required.
        • Possession or ability to obtain a CPR/First Aid/AED certification within one (1) year from date of hire may be required.
        • Possession or ability to obtain a Pesticide Safety certification within one (1) year from date of hire may be required.
          Physical Demands and Working Environment:

          Work is performed indoors and outdoors at work sites throughout the City; requires constant physical efforts and ability to lift and move items weighing up to 50 pounds. Must be able to work extended hours, weekends, and holidays as needed, and respond to emergency call-outs. May be required to travel to various sites, locations, and/or events. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours; employees are required to assume duties of a disaster worker in the event of a locally declared emergency.



          Applications must be submitted online. Employment application and supplemental questions must be completed. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City application. Applicants must be specific in describing their qualifications for this position. Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from consideration. Stating "See Resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application. If you submit multiple applications, only the most recent application will be considered. Application packets will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in the job announcement. Applicants whose qualifications best meet or exceed the requirements and needs of the City, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. Copies of the required certifications must be submitted with the application. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure continuing in the recruitment process. The selection process may include a panel interview, written exercise, and other testing processes designed to predict successful job performance. It is the applicant's responsibility to notify Human Resources of any changes to their contact information.


          The City of Rosemead is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Rosemead to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, religion, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression and pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, marital status, age, sexual orientation (including homosexuality, bisexuality, or heterosexuality), military and veteran status.


          The City of Rosemead is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Individuals with qualified disabilities who need reasonable accommodation during the selection process must specify the accommodations needed, in writing, at the time when the employment application is submitted.


          The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new hire employees to submit verification of the legal right to work in the United States within three (3) business days beginning with the first day of work. The City is legally prohibited from employing anyone who cannot provide such verification or documentation.


          City of Rosemead employees are registered as an Emergency Disaster Worker. In the event of a declared emergency, City employees shall initially remain at work, or if recalled, shall report to work after completing critical personal and family emergency responsibilities.


          The provisions of this job announcement do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provision contained in this job announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.

          City of Rosemead

          Karina Rueda, Human Resources Manager

          (626) 569-2145

          "The City of Rosemead is an Equal Opportunity Employer"

          The City of Rosemead offers an extensive and excellent benefits package which includes:
          • 2%@55 formula for classic California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) members,
          • 2%@62 formula for "new" CalPERS members;
          • Employees hired after December 1, 2021, receive up to $1,800 per month to use towards the City's medical, dental, and vision health premiums. Employee who opt-out, receive $500 per month.
          • 4/10 work schedule;
          • Section 125;
          • 457 plan;
          • Generous paid leave time;
          • Life insurance;
          • Disability insurance;
          • Wellness program;
          • Bilingual pay;
          • Employee assistance program;
          • Computer purchase program;
          • Progressive and team oriented work environment; and
          • Work-life balance.
          • The City also participates in the Social Security retirement system.
          • New members under the Public Employment Retirement Law (PERL) hired as of 1/1/13 will have a mandatory CalPERS contribution established by PERL.A "New Member" is defined as:
          • A new hire that is brought into CalPERS membership for the first time on or after January 1, 2013, and who has no prior membership in any other California public retirement system.
          • A member who established CalPERS membership prior to January 1, 2013, and who is hired by a different CalPERS employer after January 1, 2013, after a break in service of greater than six months.Effective January 1, 2013, Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA) prohibited employers from paying any portion of a "new member's" member contribution rate. All new members must pay 50% of total normal cost as employee contribution rate. By January 1, 2018, all "classic members" will be required to contribute their full share up to 7% of the employee contribution of the CalPERS rate.

            To view the benefit summary, please click here.

            01 Completion of the following supplemental questionnaire is REQUIRED. The information you provide will be evaluated to determine your eligibility to participate in the next phase of the recruitment and selection process. Comments such as, "see resume" or "see application" are not valid responses. All submitted information is subject to verification at any time during the recruitment and selection process. Falsification of any information or failure to complete this questionnaire as instructed may result in disqualification. I understand and will abide by the above information and instructions (Please type your full name).

            02 Do you possess a High School Diploma or GED equivalent?
            • Yes
            • No

              03 Do you possess two (2) years of full-time work experience in maintenance or repair work?
              • Yes
              • No

                04 If you answered "Yes" to the previous question, please list related work experience by including the following: 1) Employer Name 2) Position Title 3) Employment Dates 4) # of hours per week 5) Job function related to performing maintenance or repair work. If you answered "No", please type N/A.

                05 Do you possess any of the following certifications: 1) Traffic Control Flagger Card 2) CPR/First Aid/AED Certification 3) Pesticide Safety Certification.
                • Yes
                • No

                  06 If you answered yes to the previous questions, please list the certifications you possess. If you answered no, please type N/A.

                  * Required Question

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