Maintenance Worker I/II (Part-time)
City of Upland - Upland, CA

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(Hours of Work: Varies, depending on work assignment; Household Hazardous Waste: Saturdays 8:00 am - 3:00 pm; Position is limited to 1,000 hours per Fiscal Year)

Under general supervision, performs a variety of tasks in the operation of the City’s Household Hazardous Waste Program; maintenance and servicing of City streets, storm drains, parks, trees, landscaping, park facilities, City facilities and equipment; operates a variety of light to heavy duty power-driven equipment when assigned; and performs other related duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this class. Other duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, either orally or in writing.

Perform custodial work which may include sweeping, cleaning, and sanitizing restrooms, stocking restrooms with supplies; order supplies when so assigned; paint interior and exterior surfaces; perform plumbing and minor electrical repair; strips/refinishes floors; clean carpets; repair locks; perform minor carpentry and metal work.

Perform tasks associated with the Household Hazardous Waste Program including but not limited to unloading hazardous waste from participants’ vehicles; sort waste and inventory by established protocol into appropriate shipping containers for recycling or disposal; public education activities at designated community events.

Remove concrete, set forms, pour and finish concrete to repair curbs, gutters, driveways, and sidewalks; remove asphalt and install temporary asphalt concrete repairs; spray emulsion, use hand tools, jackhammers, rollers, and other equipment to prepare and finish surfaces; clear City right-of-way by cutting brush, raking and hoeing; spray chemicals under direction.

Maintain athletic fields; assist in setting up, breaking down, and general maintenance for City sponsored events.

Use power and hand tools, landscape assigned properties as required; cut and plant sod; spread seed and fertilizer; plant or remove, prune, or trim trees, flowers, and shrubs; operate, maintain, and repair in-ground sprinkler systems; clean walkways, parking areas, and other areas of leaves and other debris; remove trash; operate power mowers, chain saws, stump grinder, hydraulic lopper, pole pruner, blowers, sweepers, edgers, hedge trimmers, clippers, sprayers, and other equipment or vehicles; make minor repairs such as sharpening blades; perform routine maintenance and equipment safety inspection.

Remove, replace, and repair street signs and street lights; perform traffic striping and painting; perform sand blasting or painting for graffiti removal; paint traffic legends and curbs; install, remove, and repair guard rails and barricades.

Answer emergency calls from the public and other agencies, take appropriate action such as placing barricades, remove fallen trees and limbs, replace street signs and emergency patching of streets, and repair storm drain systems.

Operate pickup and dump trucks, tractors, trenchers, loaders, boom sprayers, back hoes, clamp truck, aerial towers and bucket trucks, cement grinding and other maintenance equipment; operate air pressure equipment; assist with storm drain cleaning and maintenance; perform routine maintenance on equipment.

Participate in the control of traffic; set out cones, signs, or barricades; may direct traffic at the work site.

QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES:
Knowledge of:
Maintenance Worker I:
Proper use and maintenance of tools and equipment including the operational characteristics of light and moderately heavy motorized equipment; basic safety precautions and procedures; safe driving principles and practices.

Maintenance Worker II:
Operational characteristics of specialized street maintenance and repair equipment; materials, methods, practices, and equipment used in street maintenance and repair; occupational hazards and standard safety precautions necessary in street maintenance and repair work; pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations.

Ability to:
Maintenance Worker I:
Learn, interpret, and apply the policies, procedures, laws, codes, and regulations pertaining to assigned programs and functions; learn occupational hazards and standard safety practices necessary in the areas of street maintenance, repair, and construction; learn materials, methods, practices, and equipment used in street maintenance and repair; learn to read, interpret, and apply technical information from manuals, drawings, specifications, layouts, blueprints, and schematics; perform simple cement and masonry work; perform minor repairs and adjustments to equipment and tools; understand/follow oral and written instructions; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; understand and follow oral and written instructions; establish and maintain effective working relationships; deal tactfully with the public; ability to perform strenuous tasks, often for extended periods and/or adverse climatic conditions.

Maintenance Worker II:
Perform street maintenance and repair with accuracy, speed, and minimal supervision; read, interpret, and apply technical information from manuals, drawings, specifications, layouts, blueprints, and schematics; and interpret and apply the policies, procedures, laws, codes, and regulations pertaining to assigned programs and functions.

Education:
Graduation from high school or GED equivalent

Training/Experience:
Maintenance Worker I:
One year of experience in performing a variety of maintenance, repair, and construction and equipment operation work.

Maintenance Worker II:
Two years of experience as a Maintenance Worker I or equivalent.

Licenses/Certificates/and Special Requirements:
Possession of a valid California “Class C” driver's license, an acceptable driving record and evidence of insurability.

Must be able to complete a 24 hour HAZWOPER training class within 6 months of hire; Must be able to complete a 8 hour DOT training class within 6 months of hire.

Must be available to work on Saturdays

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:
Incumbents in this class series must have the ability to stand, walk, kneel, crouch, stoop, squat, twist, climb, push, pull, and lift up to 50 pounds; exposure to heat, noise, outdoors, vibration, chemicals, explosive materials, mechanical hazards, and electrical hazards; ability to travel to different site and locations; availability for on-call, stand-by, and emergency call-out.

Mental Demands:
While performing the duties of this class, the incumbent is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; use math; work with interruptions; and interact with officials and the public.

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