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Maintenance Aide I - Parks

City Of Lakewood Ca

Maintenance Aide I - Parks

Lakewood, CA
Part Time
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    Maintenance Aide I - Parks Salary See Position Description Location Lakewood, CA Job Type Seasonal/Part-Time Department Recreation Community Services Job Number 2019-02 Description MAINTENANCE AIDE I - PARKS Limited Term - Seasonal Positions, No Benefits $12.4051 per hour Applications are being accepted on a continuous basis. Only applicants selected to continue in the selection process will be notified, all other applicants will NOT receive a response notice. The City of Lakewood is seeking hardworking and responsible candidates to fill limited term, summer seasonal help positions. Incumbents will work a varied schedule for the period of Mid-May through September. This seasonal position is limited to working 6 months per calendar year. Work hours may include weekends and holidays. Under close supervision, Maintenance Aides perform a variety of maintenance duties. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. These are at-will positions and the incumbents serve at the pleasure of the City Manager or designee. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to: landscape maintenance (weeding, planting, digging, pruning); turf maintenance (mowing, edging, weed-eating); facility maintenance (trash pickup, restroom cleaning, painting); and operating motor vehicles, cushmans, and hand and power tools. Qualifications Education: Graduation from High School or GED is desirable. Special Requirements: Possession of a valid Class "C" Operator's license issued by the California State Department of Motor Vehicles and a good driving record. Knowledge of: Basic landscape, maintenance and safe work practices. Skills Abilities: Communicate well and work effectively with staff and the public; and operate rotary mower, edger, backpack blower, string trimmers and motor vehicles. Physical and Mental Demands: Must be able to work with a full range of body movements involving reaching, bending, stooping, grasping, squatting and climbing; lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; and stand and walk for long periods of time; strength to perform heavy or moderately heavy labor; dexterity to use hand and power-driven tools; and operate a motor vehicle. Environmental Exposure: Frequently work outside and may be exposed to variable weather conditions; exposure to noise, vibration and fumes from power-driven tools equipment; exposure to chemicals contained in pesticides and herbicides. Supplemental Information Selection Procedure: All properly submitted applications will be reviewed and evaluated. Those candidates appearing to have the best qualifications for the position will be invited to participate in the examination process which may require any combination of the following: a written examination, a performance examination and one or more oral interviews. Not all applicants may be tested or interviewed. Important Information The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications must be filled out completely and clearly show that the qualifications are met. All statements made on the application are subject to investigation and verification. False statements will be cause for disqualification, removal from the Eligible List, or discharge from employment. Resumes may be attached, but will not be accepted in lieu of a standard City application form. All application materials become the property of the City of Lakewood and are not returnable. COMPENSATION: City employees are paid on a bi-weekly basis, therefore, published monthly salary is for illustration purposes only, rounded to whole dollars. Actual salary is based on hourly rate rounded to four decimal places. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The City of Lakewood does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital, disability status, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, or other protected class in its employment actions, decisions, policies and practices. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with disabilities, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, are encouraged to apply for City employment. Those who require a reasonable accommodation to take a test as part of the selection process must make such a request to the Personnel Department, in writing, at least three working days prior to the date of the testing procedure. Individuals requesting accommodation in the testing process will be required to provide documentation of such need. IMMIGRATION REFORM CONTROL ACT OF 1986: In compliance with the Act, all new employees must verify their identity and entitlement to work in the United States by providing required documentation. FINGERPRINTING: Applicants who are selected for hire are fingerprinted during the pre-placement processing period. All fingerprints will be processed with the Department of Justice to verify criminal records or absence thereof. RESTRICTIONS ON NEPOTISM: The employment of relatives can create undesirable results, particularly in connection with performance evaluation, discipline, and general morale of other workers. Therefore, it is the city's policy that no relative of any City officer or employee to which this resolution applies shall be employed, if said City officer or employee is in a supervisory, lead or subordinate position over said relative in the areas of hiring, setting compensation, discipline or termination. "Relatives" for this purpose include son, daughter, mother, father, brother, brother-in-law, sister, sister-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, mother-in-law, father-in-law, aunt, uncle, nephew, niece, stepparent, stepchild, grandparent, grandchild, or persons living in the same household. The City does not prohibit employment of two people who are married to each other or who are the registered domestic partners of each other pursuant to the California Family Code (section 297 et seq.). Nonetheless, the City will not employ spouses or registered domestic partners in the same division or facility in situations where such action is determined to be inappropriate because of reasons of supervision, safety, security or morale. PHYSICAL EXAMINATION: Employment offers are conditional based, upon the successful completion of a medical examination which includes drug and alcohol screening for safety sensitive positions. Physicals are performed by the City's designated physician at the City's expense. Candidates are cautioned not to quit their jobs or give notice to their current employers until they are determined to be medically qualified. TUBERCULOSIS TESTING: Candidates selected to work in a position requiring contact with children must submit a certificate or notice documenting that within the last two years they have been examined and found to be free of communicable tuberculosis. The certificate or notice must be signed by a licensed examining physician or public health agency. POSSESSION OF A VALID CALIFORNIA DRIVER'S LICENSE: Employees in classifications requiring possession of a valid California driver's license will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice program, which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects the driving record. LOYALTY OATH OR AFFIRMATION: All City employees are required to sign a loyalty oath or affirmation prior to actual employment. EMERGENCY SERVICE: All City employees are required to perform assigned Emergency Service duties in the event of an emergency or disaster. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Employees appointed to positions in the classified service are required to serve a probationary period of not less than six months. All other employees are considered at-will and serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority. AGENCY SHOP: Union dues are mandatory as a condition of employment for full time employees who are in classifications that are covered by Agency Shop provisions and have elected to become members. Part time employees are eligible to participate in the Citys alternate retirement plan. The City does not participate in Social Security. Part time employees are not eligible to participate in any other benefit programs except as may be required by law. 01 Do you possess a current valid Class "C" Operator's License issued by the California State Department of Motor Vehicles with a good driving record? Yes No 02 This position requires that you must be at least 18 years of age. Are you 18 years of age? Yes No 03 The Maintenance Aide I position is an at-will, limited term, seasonal position that runs for a period of no more than six (6) months. The work hours vary and will include weekends and holidays. Are you available and willing to work weekends and holidays? Yes No 04 Describe your experience performing heavy manual labor for long periods of time. No experience Less than 1 year of experience 1-2 year of experience 3-4 years of experience 5+ years of experience 05 Describe your experience performing maintenance work, including trash and brush removal and janitorial work for facilities. No experience Less than 1 year of experience 1-2 years of experience 3-4 years of experience 5+ years of experience 06 Describe your experience performing landscape maintenance work, including weeding, edging, blowing and trimming. No experience Less than 1 year of experience 1-2 years of experience 3-4 years of experience 5+ years of experience 07 Describe your experience mowing lawns using power mowers. No experience Less than 1 year of experience 1-2 years of experience 3-4 years of experience 5+ years of experience 08 Describe your experience mowing lawns using riding mowers. No experience Less than 1 year experience 1-2 years of experience 2-4 years of experience 5+ years of experience 09 Describe your experience using weedeaters to trim landscape edges. No experience Less than 1 year of experience 1-2 years of experience 3-4 years of experience 5+ years of experience 10 Describe your experience using power tools to trim bushes and hedges. No experience Less than 1 year of experience 1-2 years of experience 3-4 years of experience 5+ years of experience 11 Describe your experience planting trees, shrubs and other plant materials. No experience Less than 1 year of experience 1-2 years of experience 3-4 years of experience 5+ years of experience 12 Describe your experience applying pesticides. No experience Less than 1 year of experience 1-2 years of experience 3-4 years of experience 5+ years of experience 13 Describe your experience repairing and maintaining irrigation systems. No experience Less than 1 year of experience 1-2 years of experience 3-4 years of experience 5+ years of experience Required Question Agency City of Lakewood (CA) Address 5050 Clark Avenue Lakewood, California, 90712 Phone 562-866-9771, x2210 Website

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