Facilities Maintenance Worker I/II/Senior

COUNTY OF LAKE, CA
Published
May 11, 2023
Location
Lake County, CA
Job Type
 

Description

General Recruitment Information

Recruitments for County positions are typically conducted to establish eligibility lists to fill countywide vacancies that occur during the active status of those lists (approximately 3 -12 months). Any person on a promotional eligibility list will be considered first by the hiring department(s) before persons on an open eligibility list.

The County of Lake only accepts applications for permanent positions when actively recruiting. Only online applications are accepted. It is the responsibility of each applicant to review the full job description and requirements.

The County is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. Veteran's Preference.

To apply for County examinations - All applications for County examinations must be submitted through the County's online application system. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire must be submitted with each online application. All permanent County recruitments will be posted at www.co.lake.ca.us with a link to the online application. The County of Lake reserves the right to limit the number of applications that will be accepted for any open recruitment, and any such limit will be included on the job posting. When a limit is posted, the recruitment is subject to close at any time prior to the final filing date. Completed online application packets must be submitted by the close of business on the date that the recruitment closes. All relevant experience must be included on the application to be considered - resumes and other attached documents will not be used to qualify an applicant. Relevant experience and/or education may be substituted at a ratio of 2 to 1 for the purpose of meeting minimum qualifications and applicants should contact the Human Resources department for details.

Important Notice - The provisions listed on job postings, job descriptions, or other recruitment materials do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Benefits may vary between bargaining units. Any provisions contained within job postings, job descriptions or other recruitment material may be modified or revoked without notice. All County of Lake applicants who are given a conditional employment offer must comply with the County's pre-employment medical review program before they may be appointed to the County position.

Minimum Qualifications

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE WORKER I

Licensing and Certifications:

Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License.

Education and Experience:

Previous work experience in custodial and/or ground maintenance work is highly desirable.

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE WORKER II

Licensing and Certifications:

Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License.

Education and Experience:

Three (3) years of full-time experience in gardening, grounds, and building maintenance comparable to that of a Facilities Maintenance Worker I with the County of Lake.

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE WORKER SENIOR

Licensing and Certifications:

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver's license.

Education and Experience:

Two (2) years in gardening, grounds, and building maintenance experience comparable to that of a Facilities Maintenance Worker II with the County of Lake.

Full Job Description

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE WORKER I

DEFINITION
Under direct supervision, assists with performing a variety of general cleaning and janitorial work; performs a variety of work in clean-up and maintenance of landscaped areas; keeps assigned areas and County buildings in a clean and orderly condition; and performs related duties as assigned.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the entry and working level in the Facilities Maintenance Worker series. Incumbents learn and perform a variety of duties in the maintenance and repair of County buildings, facilities, and related machinery and equipment, as well as perform janitorial duties in cleaning county buildings and facilities.

This class is distinguished from the Facilities Maintenance Worker II in that incumbents work with more guidance and supervision, performing a narrower range of assignments, which require a lower level of skill.

Positions in the Facilities Maintenance Worker series are flexibly staffed. Incumbents may advance to the higher classifications after gaining the knowledge, skill, experience, licenses, and certifications which meet the qualifications for and demonstrating the ability to perform the work of the higher-level class.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives direct supervision from a variety of supervisory or management positions, depending upon the department or program area where assigned. Exercises no supervision over staff.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the scope of duties performed by employees in this class and are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.

  • Assists with performing limited building and facilities maintenance, including painting, the repair of lights, basic repairs of plumbing fixtures, and other facility and equipment repairs in County buildings.
  • Responds to repair requests and makes requisite repairs.
  • Performs a variety of custodial work such as sweeping, mopping, waxing, and buffing floors.
  • Empties and cleans waste receptacles.
  • Cleans and disinfects restrooms.
  • Replenishes supplies.
  • Turns out lights and locks doors and windows.
  • Operates scrubbers, buffers, waxers, and other equipment and machinery.
  • Requisitions supplies as needed.
  • Performs duties such as mowing, edging, and weeding lawns, flowerbeds, and other landscaped areas.
  • Sweeps and rakes grounds.
  • Cleans walks, parking areas, and other areas of leaves and other debris.
  • Removes trash.
  • Operates, maintains, and repairs in-ground sprinkler systems.
  • Observes and reports needed repairs to buildings and equipment.
  • Maintains equipment used during work.
  • Performs routine maintenance and equipment safety inspections.
  • May wash windows.
  • May move and arrange furniture and equipment.
  • May prepare areas for planting by clearing, grading, fertilizing, and watering grounds.
  • May cut weeds and clear debris.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of:

  • Cleaning supplies and equipment.

  • Proper methods used in cleaning work.
  • Basic hand tools and equipment used in routine building maintenance and groundskeeping work.
  • Safe work practices.
  • Customer service principles and techniques.
  • Written and oral communications skills.
  • Proper English spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Computers and software programs (e.g., Microsoft software applications) to conduct research, assess information, and/or prepare documentation.
  • Principles and techniques for working with groups and fostering effective team interaction.

Ability to:

  • Learn and perform a variety of general maintenance and repair work of County buildings and facilities.
  • Use and care for hand and power tools used in custodial and groundskeeping work.
  • Clean and care for an assigned area and equipment.
  • Follow oral and written instructions.
  • Read and write at a level required for successful job performance.
  • Learn to recognize and locate conditions, which require maintenance and repair.
  • Regularly work well under pressure, meet multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Utilize a computer, relevant software applications, and/or other equipment as assigned to perform a variety of work tasks.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Licensing and Certifications:

Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License.

Education and Experience:

Previous work experience in custodial and/or ground maintenance work is highly desirable.

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE WORKER II

DEFINITION
Under direct supervision, performs a variety of general cleaning and janitorial work; performs a variety of work in clean-up and maintenance of landscaped areas; keeps assigned areas and County buildings in a clean and orderly condition; assists with and performs basic repairs to County buildings and facilities; and performs related duties as assigned.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the experienced working level in the Facilities Maintenance Worker series. Incumbents perform a variety of duties in the maintenance and repair of County buildings, facilities, and related machinery and equipment as well as the full range of janitorial duties in cleaning County buildings and facilities. Incumbents also maintain the grounds around County facilities.

This class is distinguished from the Facilities Maintenance Worker I in that incumbents work with less guidance and supervision, performing a broader range of assignments which require a higher level of skill.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives direct supervision from assigned supervisory or management staff, depending upon the department or program area where assigned. Exercises no supervision over staff.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the scope of duties performed by employees in this class and are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.

  • Performs a variety of building and facilities maintenance, including painting, the repair of lights, basic repairs of plumbing fixtures, and other facility and equipment repairs in county buildings.
  • Responds to repair requests and makes requisite repairs.
  • Performs a variety of custodial work such as sweeping, mopping, waxing, and buffing floors.
  • Empties and cleans waste receptacles.
  • Replenishes supplies.
  • Turns out lights and locks doors and windows.
  • Operates scrubbers, buffers, waxers, and other equipment and machinery.
  • Requisitions supplies as needed.
  • Performs duties such as mowing, edging, and weeding lawns, flowerbeds, and other landscaped areas.
  • Sweeps and rakes grounds.
  • Cleans walks, parking areas, and other areas of leaves and other debris.
  • Removes trash.
  • Operates, maintains, and repairs in-ground sprinkler systems.
  • Observes and reports needed repairs to buildings and equipment.
  • Maintains equipment used during work.
  • Performs routine maintenance and equipment safety inspections.
  • May clean and disinfects restrooms.
  • May wash windows.
  • May move and arrange furniture and equipment.
  • May prepare areas for planting by clearing, grading, fertilizing, and watering grounds.
  • May cut weeds.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of:

  • Safe grounds maintenance methods and techniques.
  • Basic building and equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Cleaning supplies and equipment.
  • Proper methods used in cleaning work.
  • Basic hand tools and equipment used in routine building maintenance and groundskeeping work.
  • Safe work practices.
  • Customer service principles and techniques.
  • Written and oral communications skills.
  • Proper English spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Computers and software programs (e.g., Microsoft software applications) to conduct research, assess information, and/or prepare documentation.
  • Principles and techniques for working with groups and fostering effective team interaction.

Ability to:

  • Use and care for hand and power tools used in building trades and groundskeeping work.
  • Clean and care for an assigned area and equipment.
  • Follow oral and written instructions.
  • Read and write at a level required for successful job performance.
  • Recognize and locate conditions, which require maintenance and repair.
  • Work on initiative without close supervision.
  • Regularly work well under pressure, meet multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Utilize a computer, relevant software applications, and/or other equipment as assigned to perform a variety of work tasks.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Licensing and Certifications:

Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License.

Education and Experience:

Three (3) years of full-time experience in gardening, grounds, and building maintenance comparable to that of a Facilities Maintenance Worker I with the County of Lake.

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE WORKER, SENIOR

DEFINITION

Under general supervision, provides lead direction and participate in performing a variety of general cleaning and janitorial work; performs a variety of work in clean-up and maintenance of landscaped areas; keeps assigned areas and county buildings in a clean and orderly condition; performs semi-skilled building and facility repairs; and performs related duties as assigned.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is the advanced journey/lead worker level in the Facilities Maintenance Worker class series. Incumbents provide lead direction and work coordination for other staff, as well as perform a variety of duties in the maintenance and repair of county buildings, facilities, and related machinery and equipment. Also, incumbents perform the full range of janitorial duties in cleaning buildings and facilities.

This class is distinguished from the Facilities Maintenance Worker II in that incumbents perform a broader range of assignments and exercise a higher level of maintenance skills. They may also be assigned lead work responsibilities.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Receives general supervision from a variety of supervisory or management positions, depending upon the department or program area where assigned. May provide lead direction, work coordination, and training, as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the scope of duties performed by employees in this class and are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.

  • Provides lead direction and work coordination for other staff, when assigned.
  • Performs a variety of building and facilities maintenance, including the repair of lights, basic plumbing fixture maintenance, painting, and other facility and equipment repairs in county buildings.
  • Responds to repair requests and makes requisite repairs.
  • Performs a variety of custodial work such as sweeping, mopping, waxing and buffing floors.
  • Empties and cleans waste receptacles.
  • Cleans and disinfects restrooms.
  • Replenishes supplies.
  • Turns out lights and locks doors and windows.
  • Operates scrubbers, buffers, waxers, and other equipment and machinery.
  • Requisitions supplies as needed.
  • Performs grounds keeping duties, such as mowing, edging and weeding lawns, maintaining flowerbeds, other landscaped areas, and sweeps and rakes grounds.
  • Cleans walks, parking areas, and other areas of leaves and other debris, and removes trash.
  • Operates, maintains, and repairs in-ground sprinkler systems.
  • Observes and reports needed repairs to buildings and equipment.
  • Maintains equipment used during work.
  • Performs routine maintenance and equipment safety inspections.
  • Performs a variety of semi-skilled trades work.
  • May participate in the selection of new staff.
  • May wash windows.
  • May move and arrange furniture and equipment.
  • May prepare areas for planting by clearing, grading, fertilizing, and watering grounds. May cut weeds and clear debris.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

  • Principles of lead direction, work coordination, and training.
  • Safe grounds maintenance methods and techniques.
  • Basic building and equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Building trades methods.
  • Cleaning supplies and equipment.
  • Proper methods used in cleaning work.
  • Basic hand tools and equipment used in routine building maintenance and groundskeeping work.
  • Safe work practices.

Ability to:

  • Perform semi-skilled building trades work.
  • Provide lead direction, work coordination, and training for assigned staff.
  • Use and care for hand and power tools used in building trades and groundskeeping work.
  • Clean and care for an assigned area and equipment.
  • Follow oral and written instructions.
  • Read and write at a level required for successful job performance.
  • Recognize and locate conditions, which require maintenance and repair.
  • Use and care for tools used in work assignments.
  • Work on initiative without close supervision.
  • Regularly work well under pressure, meet multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines.
  • Constantly demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues, supervisors, and customers/clients.

Licensing and Certifications:

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver's license.

Education and Experience:

Two (2) years in gardening, grounds, and building maintenance experience comparable to that of a Facilities Maintenance Worker II with the County of Lake.

WORKING CONDITIONS, ADA AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

The County of Lake is an equal opportunity employer and will comply with its obligations under the law to provide equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Incumbents generally work outside of a typical office environment and may be exposed to extreme temperatures, loud noise, fumes, noxious odors, dust, mist, gases, and poor ventilation; underground, confined, or restricted workspaces.

Positions in this class typically require: sitting, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Light Work: Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Heavy Work: Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Positions in this class may require local and statewide travel as necessary.

A successful candidate will be required to submit to and pass a background check prior to the appointment. Depending upon the position and/or assigned department, the background check may include but is not limited to civil and criminal history check, reference check, Live Scan, and/or credit check (as allowed under state law).

Disaster Service Workers: As members of the County of Lake Emergency Services Organization, all Lake County employees are designated as Disaster Service Workers during a proclaimed emergency and may be required to perform certain emergency services at the direction of the department and / or County.

The contents of this class specification shall not be construed to constitute any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee, nor shall it constitute a contract of employment. The County of Lake assumes no responsibility beyond the general accuracy of the document, nor does it assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information contained herein. The contents of this specification may be modified or revoked without notice. Terms and conditions of employment are determined through a "meet and confer" process and are subject to the Memorandum of Understanding currently in effect.

RETIREMENT - County employees are members of the California Public Employee Retirement system (CalPERS).CalPERS provides a defined benefit pension at retirement for County employees.The pension formulas and employee contribution amounts may vary by bargaining unit, date of hire, prior qualifying service, and classification. Please contact Human Resources for more information.

HEALTH AND INSURANCE BENEFITS - Medical, dental, hospital, vision, life and disability coverage is available to employees and their dependents. The County contributes $1,000 of the monthly premiums for the insurance plan options.

VACATION ACCRUAL may be adjusted for current city or county government employees.

VACATION - 80 hours per year during the first five years of service, 120 hours per year after five years, and additional accruals based on years of service beyond fifteen years. Pro-rated for part-time employees.

SICK LEAVE - Accrues at a rate of 96 hours per year. Pro-rated for part-time employees.

HOLIDAYS- An average of twelve paid 8-hour holidays per year. Pro-rated for part-time employees.

SALARY - Lake County has an adopted salary schedule. The salary range for most classifications is in five increments with a provision for longevity increases. Appointments are normally made at the first step of the salary range.

SOCIAL SECURITY - County employees participate in Social Security.

CALIFORNIA STATE DISABILITY INSURANCE - SDI is available to some County employees.

DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLANS and CREDIT UNION MEMBERSHIPS are available to County employees.

Closing Date/Time: 5/18/2023 5:00 PM Pacific

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