Maintenance Worker

City of Montclair | Montclair, CA

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Posted Date 2/05/2019



FULL-TIME SALARY: $3,197 - $3,886/Mo. (PERS Retirement Plan – Formula determined by PERS depending on candidate’s new or prior PERS enrollment)


PART-TIME SALARY: $18.44 - $22.42/hr. (Approximately 38 hrs. per week. No supplemental employee benefits other than salary and sick leave accrual as per the Healthy Workplace/Healthy Families Act of 2014.)


Under supervision, performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance and construction work projects in the Public Works Department; operates vehicles, equipment, and tools; and performs related duties as required.


There are both Full-Time and Part-Time positions available. Please indicate CLEARLY if you are applying for Full-Time, Part-Time, or Both by adding the type on the application position line after “Maintenance Worker”.

For example: Maintenance Worker (Full-Time), or Maintenance Worker (Part-Time), or

Maintenance Worker (Full-Time and Part-Time).



Operates a truck and other motorized vehicles; patches street holes with pre-mix; operates a skip loader; performs basic concrete, pipe fitting, carpentry, or painting work; operates a jack hammer and other equipment; assists in cleaning sewers and alleys; assists in building and repairing retaining walls and other structures; paints traffic legends; uses paint striper; paints curbs; paints and installs street name signs and posts; prunes trees and shrubs; performs minor preventative maintenance work on motorized equipment; places asphalt; puts in subgrades; digs and refills trenches; compacts earth; abates weeds using weed killers, weed eater, skip loader, or lawn mowers; rakes leaves, spades, waters lawns and landscaped areas; uses power tools in cutting lawns and trimming shrubs and hedges; fertilizes, prepares soils, plants and seeds landscaped areas; installs sprinkler systems; maintains and cleans sprinkler heads, water systems, walkways, simple electrical connections, timers, and other park equipment; cleans and sharpens tools; performs maintenance and custodial duties in park buildings, rest rooms, and recreational facilities; and may be assigned to operate a street sweeper, sewer jetter, or related equipment.



Graduation from high school or G.E.D. required. Previous experience in the above duties, and possession of a commercial Class B Driver License is highly desirable.


Knowledge of: common tools, materials, and safety devices or equipment used in parks, streets, and public works maintenance; basic operation of gasoline-driven motors; lawn maintenance; gardening methods; care and treatment of trees, flowers, plants, and shrubs; building maintenance methods/materials; and simple arithmetic.

Skills/Abilities to: understand and carry out oral instructions; operate trucks and motorized equipment; prepare rough working diagrams; work effectively in small groups or alone without continuous supervision; get along well with the public and other employees; and move or lift heavy objects properly.

Must possess: a current California driver license. If appointed, must obtain a Class B California driver permit within six months of hire date; and obtain the Class B license within one year of hire date.



1. Completion of Montclair’s application form, and a detailed resume are required.

2. All applicants applying before the filing deadline of 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, are to report for the WRITTEN EXAMINATION at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, March 4, 2019, in the Montclair Senior Center, 5111 Benito Street, Montclair.

3. Candidates passing the written examination with the highest scores will be invited to participate in a structured oral interview(s).

4. Successful candidates’ names will be placed on an eligibility list(s) from which selections will be made. The
City Manager will make final appointment, upon recommendation of the Public Works Director/City Engineer.

5. The top candidate(s) must pass a background investigation and a preemployment physical including a drug screening, prior to hiring.



City application forms are available at the reception desk, City Hall, 5111 Benito Street, Montclair, California, and on-line at

Completed and signed applications with required resume must be submitted to City Hall, Personnel Division either in person, by U.S. mail, fax (909) 621-1584, or via email to by the FILING DEADLINE of 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.


Applications received by fax or email will be requested to be submitted
with original ink signature if invited to structured oral interview.



Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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