The City of Glendale/Infinity Park Public Works Department is seeking a full-time Maintenance Worker I position.
Salary Range $ 19.00 – $ 21.00 hour
Performs a variety of manual labor, and operates a variety of equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance and replacement of streets, sewers, water lines, parks, sports fields, trees, buildings, and other municipal facilities and systems; drives a truck and operates light equipment incidental to the work. This employee may be required to work overtime and to change his/her regularly schedule work hours as needed. This employee is also subject to be called in for emergency assignments and occasional weekend work.
Works primarily under the direction of the Field Operations Manager, but also under Deputy Director of Public Works, depending upon assignment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:
Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Reads water meters and replaces/repairs water meters.
- Operates irrigation systems, setting irrigation time clocks, installs and repairs irrigation systems, and repairs water sprinklers, which may require trenching work at times.
- Assists other workers in various maintenance, repair and construction work; may work alone.
- Assists in servicing wells, pumps and other equipment in the non-potable water system.
- Assists in repairing pipe, sewer lines, drainage facilities and water mains.
- Assists others in maintaining and repairing engines and equipment.
- Performs work in the complete maintenance of the park system, including trash pick up, playground and public restrooms maintenance, grounds keeping, landscaping, and equipment operation.
- Sprays weeds, prunes trees and shrubs, plants flowerbeds, fertilizes turf; and checks for insect damage to trees, shrubs and turf. Keeps related records.
- Drives two axle vehicles; operates light park equipment and mowers. Checks oil, fuel, water, etc. in vehicles and equipment.
- Insures the proper maintenance of equipment and tools by cleaning, and checking equipment and tools after use.
- Performs routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refers defects or needed repairs to supervisors.
- Neatly and accurately fills out various log sheets and forms.
- Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.
- Cleans storm water inlets and assists in the cleaning of sanitary sewer mains.
- Picks up and collects trash from the parks, bus stops and other areas. Removes graffiti.
- Performs hand watering of flowers throughout the city.
- Shovels and plows snow, primarily on walks and paths. Spreads de-icing chemicals as needed.
- May be called in to respond to emergency needs during evenings and on weekends. This position may also work rotating weekends.
- May perform backup duties for any related positions as required.
- May be called upon to perform some office-related duties.
- May be asked to perform some janitorial duties.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Working knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods, and procedures used in the maintenance, construction and repair activities.
- Skill in the operation of tools and equipment listed.
- Ability to communicate orally and in writing, to understand, to follow, and transmit written and oral instructions.
- Ability to establish effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, and the public.
- Ability to remain calm in difficult situations, display tact and good judgment in dealing with confidential or sensitive matters, respond politely and courteously to citizen inquires and complaints.
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education & Experience:
- Graduation from high school or general equivalency diploma (GED); and
- At least two years’ experience as a laborer or maintenance worker in the upkeep of grounds, streets, buildings, facilities, or utilities; or any equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
- Must be a U.S. citizen and/or have authorization to work in the United States.
- Must be able to read and write the English language.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, & SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
- Possession of a valid Colorado Class “R” driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. Must have, or obtain within six months of appointment, a valid Colorado Class “B” CDL.
- Must have or obtain a Class I Water Distribution Certification within 18 months of acceptance of the position.
- Must have or obtain a Class I Wastewater Collection Certification within 18 months of acceptance of the position.
The above mentioned licenses and/or certifications must be maintained as long as the employee is employed as a Public Works Maintenance Worker I, with the City of Glendale. The City of Glendale reserves the right to request employees to seek additional certification and training if additional training and certifications are required to perform their job duties.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
A variety of tools and equipment related to maintaining parks, streets and other facilities which includes, but is not limited to: Dump trucks, Pickup trucks, Tractors, Loaders, Snowplows, Trenchers, Sewer Cleaning Machine, Air compressors, Jackhammers, Riding Mowers, Trimming Equipment, Shovels, and various other hand tools and equipment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, and use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Maintain physical condition and stamina necessary for using hand tools, operating motorized equipment and vehicles and working in outside conditions.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works in high, precarious places and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance
- Employee is at no cost. Contribution required for dependents.
- Flexible spending account
- Life insurance in the amount employee’s current salary.
- Long Term Disability paid out at 60% of normal salary.
- 8% of employee’s annual salary paid into 401(a) with 5-year vesting period
- Membership for employee and dependent family members to Glendale Sports Center.
- 12 paid holidays.
- Paid vacation:
- 80 hours vacation annually for 1st 5 years
- 120 hours vacation annually after 5 years
- Sick pay accrued at 96 hours annually