Utilities Maintenance Worker I

City of Dixon | Dixon, CA

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Posted Date 4/06/2020
Description

The City's Utilities Division of the Public Works Department is accepting applications to fill one (1) full-time, permanent position of Utilities Maintenance Worker I.

This position performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks related to the construction, maintenance and repair of utilities, including the sanitary sewer system and the storm water system; operates light and moderately heavy power driven equipment; performs related duties as assigned.

Utilities Maintenance Worker I – This is the entry-level class in the Utilities Maintenance Worker series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience. The Utilities Maintenance Worker I class is distinguished from the II level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the II level. Incumbents work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to general supervision as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned.

Receives direct supervision from the Street and Utilities Supervisor as well as technical and functional supervision from a Senior Utilities Maintenance Worker.

Knowledge of uses and purposes of general construction and maintenance tools, materials and equipment; safe working practices.

Ability to learn to perform unskilled and semi-skilled tasks in a variety of utility construction and maintenance activities; perform heavy manual labor; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those  contacted in the course of work.

Exam Process: A limited number of candidates whose applications indicate that they, among those competing, are better qualified in terms of related education, training and experience will be invited to participate in an interview process (weighted 100%). The most qualified candidates from this process will be placed on an employment eligibility list. Note: the examination process may be changed as deemed necessary.

Employment Processing: Those selected are subject to a 12-month probation period, and may be subject to pre-employment drug testing and fingerprinting. In accordance with Federal law, an employee must provide proof of identity and legal right to work in the United States.

Veteran's Preference Points: Veteran's Preference points will be applied. A PDF copy of the DD214 form must be filed at the time of application.

The City of Dixon is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / FEDERAL AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. Reasonable Accommodation in the application, examination and selection process will be made upon request by calling (707) 678-7000.

Knowledge and Abilities:

Knowledge of uses and purposes of general construction and maintenance tools, materials and equipment; safe working practices.

Ability to learn to perform unskilled and semi-skilled tasks in a variety of utility construction and maintenance activities; perform heavy manual labor; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience:

Any combination equivalent to experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying.  Typical ways to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Education:    Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.

Experience:   One year of construction, maintenance or repair experience in underground facilities or general construction.

Other Requirements:

This position requires possession of a valid Class C California Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment.

This position requires possession of, or the ability to obtain within 6 months of assignment, a Class B or A California Commercial Driver’s License with a tank and air brake endorsements.

This position requires possession of, or ability to obtain within 6 months of assignment, a valid California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Collections System Maintenance Grade I certificate.

May require possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Department of Pesticide Regulations (DPR), Qualified Applicator Certificate, as designated by management.

The maintenance of valid licenses and certificates, if required of the position by management, is a condition of continued employment.

Benefits

Full-Time Permanent Employees in this classification are represented by Public Employees Union, Local One 

BENEFIT INFORMATION

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS - BENEFIT SUMMARY SHEET
CalPERS TIER DEFINITIONS MOU INTERPRETATION OF CALPERS TIERS

Click Here to view the LOCAL ONE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING.

This summary is subject to change without notice, and does not constitute either an expressed or an implied contract.  If conflicts between this summary and basic policy statements occur, the basic policy will prevail.

 

Special Instructions

Complete an on-line application with required attachments and complete supplemental questionnaire by the final filing date. 

 
Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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