Facility Worker - General Services
City of Bakersfield, CA - Bakersfield, CA

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Under direct supervision, performs routine and semi-skilled manual work of limited difficulty in the maintenance and improvement of City buildings or related areas. Performs a wide variety of manual work related to general maintenance activities. Employees in this class are not required to drive commercial vehicles. Performs other work as required.

Representative Duties:
In addition to the above, the following typical tasks and responsibilities are representative of the essential duties of the position. They are descriptive, not limiting. Essential Duties: Maintains interiors of City buildings including the cleaning of floors, furniture, walls, woodwork, windows, etc.; vacuums and shampoos rugs; sanitizes and services restrooms and other public facilities; disposes of trash. Performs non-technical work in construction, installation and repair of equipment and facilities; performs manual labor, etc. May be assigned other staff to assist in completion of assignments.

Minimum Qualifications:
Applications will be accepted only from those applicants who clearly demonstrate on the application, supplemental questionnaire and DMV printout that they have:
  • One (1) year of experience in the performance of grounds or building maintenance and repair, general labor or other related experience
  • Possession of a valid Class "C" California driver's license is required (NOTE: Applicant must submit a current DMV printout from the Department of Motor Vehicles dated within two months of the filing deadline. There will be no substitutions for the official DMV printout. DMV printout must be submitted with the City application by the filing deadline)
OTHER MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of: Common tools, equipment, materials and methods used in cleaning and maintenance; operation and maintenance of hand/power tools. Ability to: Make minor field repairs and adjustments to tools and equipment; safely perform a variety of routine grounds and building maintenance; follow oral and written instructions; interact courteously with the public and other City staff; prepare basic records and reports. Willingness to perform required manual tasks. Physical Requirements: Must possess sufficient strength and stamina to lift and remove objects weighing up to 50-80 pounds, depending on job assignment. Must be willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions, from heights and with exposure to unpleasant and potentially hazardous conditions. May be required to work nights, weekends and holidays.

Supplemental Information:
EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%): The method of examination may include one or more of the following: written exam; oral exam; evaluation of education, training, experience or other qualifications as shown on the application, or by other information submitted, or by the record; questionnaires submitted to references; or any other appropriate measure of fitness. A minimum passing score of 70% is required. ***NOTE: Admission to the Examination may be limited to those applicants who demonstrate the best combination of qualifications. Applicants possessing the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed admittance to the Examination. Employment applications must be properly completed in accordance with instructions on face of application form. All pertinent information needed to determine that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications must be shown on the application, supplemental questionnaire and DMV printout; otherwise, the application will be rejected. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completed application***.