Maintenance Worker II - Water/Wastewater

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Jan 02, 2023
Full Time Building Maintenance Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Salary: $46,924.80 - $62,961.60 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

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San Bernardino County's Department of Public Works, Special Districts, Water and Sanitation Division is recruiting for Maintenance Workers II to perform a variety of general and semi-skilled maintenance tasks pertaining to the operation of a water distribution or wastewater collection system. Maintenance Workers are required to perform their duties in all weather conditions, and at any work site; work sites are located throughout the County, including high/low deserts, mountains, and valleys.
Working Conditions: Applicants must be able to perform heavy manual labor and work outdoors in varying weather conditions; work in desert and mountainous areas, remote locations, and other locations as needed; have the ability to drive in all weather conditions; and work weekends and holidays, and respond to emergency calls as needed. Must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and have the ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend over, and crawl for extended periods in the performance of job duties for this position.
Health and Physical: Persons seeking appointment to this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper for performance of the duties established by the San Bernardino County Special Districts Department.
Certification: Some facilities require the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Water Distribution Operator Grade D3 certification. Additional compensation may be available for employees possessing certifications at a higher level than required for the assigned site, and/or for specialized industry-specific certifications.
Additional Certification: Must possess and maintain both a State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Water Distribution Operator Grade D2 certification and a Water Treatment T2 certification within 18 months from date of employment, or be terminated.
License: Must obtain and maintain a CA Class A unrestricted driver license with tanker endorsement within 24 months of Maintenance Worker series employment, or be terminated. Subject to DOT random testing requirements.
Travel: Travel throughout the County is required. A valid CA driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance is required at time of appointment.
Assignment: Employees on call must respond by phone within 30 minutes. Employees may be assigned to one region, but are expected to work any site located throughout the County, to meet the Department's needs. Incumbents are required to be available on-call evenings, weekends, and holidays, as needed. Sites/locations encompass the mountains, the deserts, and the valleys.

Special Districts Department provides cost-effective services to 100+ unincorporated areas throughout San Bernardino County. Services are provided with a commitment to safety, quality, and focus on customer satisfaction.

Minimum Requirements

Must meet the following Certification, Experience, AND License requirements:

A. One of the following certification combinations:
  • Current CA SWRCB D2 Water Distribution Operator and T1 Water Treatment certifications
  • Current CA SWRCB T2 Water Treatment and D1 Water Distribution Operator certifications
B. Experience: Two (2) years of recent experience (within the last 5 years) in the maintenance and repair, or inspection, of water/wastewater equipment and machinery.
C. License: Must possess a valid CA Class "C" driver license (or higher).

NOTE: Copy of required certificates must be attached to the application.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess a valid CA Class A unrestricted driver license with tanker and hazmat endorsements, in addition to possession of the SWRCB Water Distribution Operator Grade D3 certification, SWRCB T2 Water Treatment certification and SWRCB Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade II certification.

Selection Process

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in the Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire. You are encouraged to include detailed descriptions of your qualifying experience and skills, as only the most highly qualified applicants will be referred to the Department. Candidates who demonstrate exceptional qualifications will be referred to the appointing authority for a selection interview.

Applications will be accepted and processed until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. This recruitment may close without further notice; interested candidates should apply as soon as possible.

All communications regarding the recruitment process will be via e-mail. Applicants are encouraged to check their e-mail frequently to learn additional information regarding this recruitment. Check your GovernmentJobs account for notifications. Update your firewalls to allow e-mails from San Bernardino County through Update your Spam, Junk, and Bulk settings to ensure it will not spam/block/filter communications from e-mail addresses with the following domain: "". Finally, be sure to keep your personal information updated. Taking these steps now will help ensure you receive all communications regarding this recruitment.

EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

ADA Accommodation: If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.

Veterans' Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

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Application Procedure : To be considered for this excellent opportunity, please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire by the stated deadline. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note: if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application, we have not received your application.

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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