Maintenance Worker I/II, Streets - PTS
The City is currently recruiting part-time, temporary, and seasonal (PTS) employees to, under supervision, assist in all aspects of street maintenance. This position may be required to work a full weekend (Saturday and Sunday) schedule.
PTS Maintenance Worker I: $16.28/hour
PTS Maintenance Worker II: $19.07/hour
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assists in repairing concrete structures, such as curbs, gutters, small drainage structures, and sidewalks, sets forms, mixes, pours and finishes cement
• Assists in pavement patching, prepares sub-base; applies oil, rock, and asphalt; and tamp or rolls surface
• Assists in road construction projects, performing such work as checking the grade, spreading and smoothing base material, spreading oil and asphalt, rolling and tamping finished surface, and building berms
• Assists with the installation, repair, removal, and maintenance of various traffic signage, pavement markings, and guardrails
• Assists in providing traffic control services
• Assists with weed abatement and trash and litter cleanup
• Performs emergency work, including clearing debris from roads and drainage structures and placing sandbags in nearly flooded areas
• May assist in overseeing and monitoring the work of court-appointed community service workers
• Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• High school diploma or GED equivalent
• A minimum of six months of experience in a maintenance field (for example concrete maintenance, asphalt maintenance, building maintenance, etc.) or other related experience
• Possession of a valid Class C California driver’s license and a safe driving record is required
• Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary will be considered
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
• Ability to work 32-26 hours Monday through Friday and weekends, if needed
• Basic knowledge of and the ability to perform general maintenance including repairs in the following areas: asphalt, sidewalks, street signs, and street markings
• Knowledge and application of safety practices relating to working in the public right-of-way
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and work effectively within a team
• Strong customer service skills and the ability to interact with members of the public professionally, tactfully, and with a positive attitude
• Positive attitude, self-motivated, and ability to demonstrate exceptional work ethic
• The ability to communicate effectively and tactfully in a clear and concise manner both orally and in writing
• The ability to work in a safe and productive manner and operate various small power tools
• The ability to perform physical labor, bending, and squatting as well as working outdoors and in inclement weather
• The ability to lift, carry, and push tools, equipment, and supplies weighing up to 90 pounds
An online completed City application form is required to apply for this position. All employment information must be provided on the application. Providing a resume is not a substitute for completing this section of the application. Applications left incomplete or with a reference to attachments may be rejected.
All offers of employment with the City of Santa Clarita are made contingent upon receipt of proof of legal right to work in the United States and successful completion of a post-offer pre-employment physical, including a drug screen, and Department of Justice fingerprinting. Criminal offender information will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. The City uses the E-Verify program to electronically confirm the work authorization of newly hired employees.
As a City of Santa Clarita public employee, you may be called upon to work as a Disaster Service Worker (DSW) in the event of an emergency (in accordance with Government Code §§ 3100-3109). Before entering upon the duties of employment, all public employees, except those excluded by law, take and subscribe to an oath or affirmation set forth in the California Constitution, declaring them to be Disaster Service Workers in time of need.
In addition, part-time, temporary, and seasonal (PTS) workers may be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull-Notice Program. This program authorizes the City to receive a driver record report upon enrollment and during employment.
PTS workers are at will. Generally, PTS employees are limited to no more than 999 hours.
The City of Santa Clarita is an Equal Opportunity Employer.