Public Works Maintenance Worker I/II/III

Glenn County | Willows, CA

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Posted Date 5/30/2024

Glenn County is recruiting individuals to fill three full time and multiple Part Time/ Extra Help positions in the Public Works Agency. The Public Works Maintenance Worker I/II/III position performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled labor in the construction, maintenance and repair of County roads, bridges, and other related structures, and in various traffic control maintenance and  repair activities of the Public Works Agency; operates a variety of construction, maintenance and transportation equipment as necessary to complete daily tasks at the Glenn County Public Works Agency. The Public Works Maintenance Worker III position is the journey-level class in the series, and is distinguished from the Public Works Maintenance Worker II by the primary responsibility to operate heavy diesel and gasoline-powered construction equipment in the maintenance of roadways, drainage systems. 


  • Prepares roads for patch repairs, overlays, or chip seals; prepares mix for patching roads; repairs and reconstructs roads.
  • Cleans roadsides and drainage systems; inspects and clears debris from drainage systems; conducts roadside burning as needed.
  • Prunes trees and other vegetation as needed.
  • Directs and controls traffic around work sites.
  • Operates semi-trucks, dump trucks, water trucks, boom truck, front loader, rollers, snow plow, etc.; operates a compressor, sand blasters, jack hammer, chipper machine, welding equipment, cutting torch, compaction tools, weed eater, blower, and other hand and power tools.


I-   $18.29 - $22.24 Per Hour
II-  $19.70 - $23.94 Per Hour
III- $20.72 - $25.19 Per Hour

Job Description URL:…

Job PDF: 

 PW Maint Worker I-II-III 5-2024.pdf

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will possess a Class A California Drivers License.


I/II - Some experience in the construction trades or road maintenance is desirable. III - Two years of experience as a Public Works Maintenance Worker II or equivalent experience performing maintenance work in the construction and repair of roads or at a Solid Waste Disposal Facility. 

I/II/III - Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance. 

I - Possession of, or ability to obtain an appropriate, valid California Class B driver’s license within one year of employment. II - Possession of, or ability to obtain an appropriate, valid California Class A driver’s license with proper endorsements within one year of employment. III - Possession of a valid California Class A driver’s license with proper endorsements. 



13 paid holidays per year and an additional twenty four hours of Holiday Leave.  An employee must be employed the last working day before and the first working day after the holiday in order to receive holiday compensation.  Employees on leave without pay shall not accrue holiday benefits.


88 hours (approximately 11 working days) per year during the first 2 years of service; 128 hours (approximately 16 working days) per year during years 3 through 12; 168 hours (approximately 21 working days) per year during years 13 through 19; 208 hours (approximately 26 working days) per year after 20 full years of service.


96 hours (approximately twelve working days) per year of paid sick leave.


40 hours with pay for each instance for immediate family members.  Immediate family includes spouse, child, stepchild, grandchild, stepparent, parent, grandparent, parent-in-law, grandparent-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, brother or sister.


Service is based on employment with Glenn County.  The County shall provide a longevity differential above the employee’s base rate of pay for those employees represented by this unit as follows: after 10 full years of service 5%, after 15 full years of service 2%, after 20 full years of service 2%, after 25 full years of service 2% and after 30 full years of service 2% for a total of 13%.


Glenn County contracts with PERS for medical insurance.  The County pays a portion of the medical insurance premium based on the carrier and amount of the total premium. 


The County pays the employee premium for a vision plan with EyeMed.  The employee may enroll dependents at the employee’s expense.


GCGU employees are offered a choice of two voluntary dental insurance plans; Delta Dental (PPO) and DeltaCare (HMO).  The employee pays 100% of the premium through payroll deduction.


The County offers three IRC § 457 voluntary Deferred Compensation Plans (tax deferred long-term savings plans): Voya, Nationwide and Edward Jones.


The County coordinates with State Short Term Disability Insurance for regular employees. 


The County pays the premium on a $10,000 Term Life Insurance policy for regular County employees.  The employee pays the premium for optional life insurance.


The County participates in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) which is coordinated with Social Security.  The employee is responsible for 100% of the employee’s portion. Unused accrued sick leave can be converted to service credit at retirement.


GCGU employees participate in the Laborers’ International of North America (Industrial) Pension Fund.


Premium pay such as shift differential, bilingual, and working-out-of-class pay may be paid depending upon the employee’s work assignment and class.

*Benefits are listed for full-time employees; certain benefits are pro-rated for part-time employees.

Special Instructions

To apply for this job opportunity, obtain and submit a completed County of Glenn employment application packet online at or to the Personnel Department: 525 W. Sycamore Street, Willows, CA 95988 by 
5:00 P.M., Friday, June 7, 2024.

This recruitment may be used to establish a list to fill future vacancies for the next six (6) months.

Application packets must include the following
•         A Glenn County Employment Application      •         Résumé
•         Cover Letter


THE SELECTION  PROCESS: Candidates must submit a completed job application packet. Application packets will be screened and candidates considered best qualified will move forward to a competitive examination process, which may include a written exam, practical skills exam, an oral interview, fingerprinting/background check or medical examination process if applicable.  Eligible lists are used for Full-Time (40 hrs./wk. with benefits), Part-Time (20-39 hrs./wk. with benefits), and Extra Help Employee (EXE) temporary (limited benefits).

The County of Glenn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process should contact the Personnel Department.
The above information is general in nature and does not constitute an expressed or implied contract. The County of Glenn has the right to rescind this recruitment at any time.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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