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Organization:  City of Woodland
Job Category:  Water and Sewers
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  California (CA)
City:  Woodland
Salary and Benefits:  $3,485.79-4,237.00
05/08/2014

THE CITY OF WOODLAND INVITES YOUR APPLICATION FOR:

UTILITIES MAINTENANCE WORKER III
WATER PRODUCTION / DISTRIBUTION

Salary: $3,485.79 – 4,237.00/ mo. FT, plus excellent benefits

THE POSITION

To perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the construction, maintenance and repair of the City's storm drainage systems, water distribution and sewage collection facilities.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Act as a lead worker. Operate a variety of moderately heavy and heavy construction and maintenance equipment including such pieces as a backhoe, dozer, High Velocity Vacuum Cleaner (HVVC), loader, grader, roller, crane, three-axle truck and truck with trailer. Perform a variety of construction and maintenance operations requiring a high level of skill and expertise involving water distribution, storm drainage, and sewage systems and related facilities. Use concrete cutting equipment, operate a jackhammer; pour and finish concrete; construct concrete forms and perform rough carpentry work; make water and sewer taps. Act as a leadworker for a crew of maintenance workers on assigned projects. Comply with policy and procedures in the Department Injury and Illness Prevention Program. Utilize proper safety precautions and set a proper example for others. Operate telemetering and flow monitoring equipment. Prepare field designs as-builts when required to convey information to engineering for drawing documentation. Regular and consistent attendance.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

Provide general information to the public, other city departments, and vendors pertaining to area of assignment. Perform duties in the general maintenance and repair of water distribution and sewage collection facilities; install, test and backfill water and sewer service laterals; install, remove, and repair water meters, hydrants, and valves. Repair and maintain storm drains, pipes and catch basins. Meet stand-by program requirements and serve in a stand-by status after regular working hours and respond to emergency call-outs. Requisition of materials and supplies for assigned facilities and projects. Work cooperatively with others. Drive vehicles and equipment as required. Perform related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. Specialized coursework in construction or related field is highly desirable.

Experience: Three (3) years of experience performing duties comparable to those of a Utilities Maintenance Worker II.

License and Certificates:

Water Production/Distribution Assignment: Requires possession of a Grade II Water Distribution Operator certificate and possession of a Grade I Wastewater Collections System Maintenance certificate. Requires possession of a Grade III Water Distribution Operator certificate prior to permanent appointment. Grade I Water Treatment certificate is desirable.

Requires possession of a valid Class B California Driver's License with Tank and Air Brake Endorsements. Must possess a valid Class A driver’s license within six months of hire. Confined Space Certification, Competent Person Certification, valid First Aid and CPR certifications, acquire or possess Forklift Certification and a Work Zone Safety certificate from the International Municipal Signal Association prior to permanent appointment.

APPLICATION

Apply with a City of Woodland application by visiting www.cityofwoodland.org/employment or the Human Resources Office, City Hall, 300 First Street, 2nd Floor, Woodland, CA 95695 by 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Resumes and cover letters are encouraged but will not be accepted in lieu of the application form. Postmarks will not be accepted.

Panel interview tentatively scheduled for the week of June 2, 2014.

Review Process: Based on the information provided in the application documents, the best qualified applicants will be invited for further examination. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the examination may consist of an application screening, written and/or practical exam, oral interview or any combination thereof.

Applicants will be required to take and pass a medical examination by a City of Woodland physician to insure their physical suitability to perform the assigned duties. If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least seven days prior to the event.

BENEFITS

Retirement: CalPERS Retirement System
The City does not participate in social security

Deferred Comp: Choice of deferred compensation plans

Medical: CalPERS Medical Insurance Plans, including HMOs and PPOs

Dental/Vision: City paid Delta Dental and Medical Eye Services

LTD/STD: City paid wage protection for long/short term disabilities

Life Insurance: City provides $40,000 life insurance policy

Supplemental Benefits: Voluntary supplemental Life, Cancer and Accident Only insurances,

and Flexible Spending accounts available

Vacation: 6.7 hours per month during first three years of service

Holidays: 12.5 paid holidays (including two floating holidays)

Sick Leave: 8 hours per month

Education Incentive: $625/yr towards additional education

If a Temporary Employee is hired into a classification that received a PERS Member Share “swap”, that Employee’s salary will be 8% less for Miscellaneous Employees or 9% less for Safety Employees.

The City of Woodland hires only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

The City of Woodland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 





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