City of Roseville, CA
Description REFUSE MAINTENANCE WORKER I/II The Refuse Maintenance Worker I/II is a critical component of the amazing public service that we provide each day. The successful candidate will be responsible for refuse equipment maintenance and inspection and light maintenance of collection vehicles with The City of Roseville. Why choose to work for the City of Roseville? The City of Roseville organization continues our commitment to pave the way for our reputation of the City as one of the best places to reside in the United States and our passion for providing City residents a quality of life unmatched. Be a part of these revolutionary changes and come work for a City that has, once again , been named one of the best places to live in the nation! What the City of Roseville Offers: $20.10 to $31.11 hourly Opportunities to Learn and Promote And much more! The current vacancy is a Temporary 1500 hour position. The employment list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill future regular, limited-term, and temporary vacancies. DEFINITION To perform semi-skilled and skilled labor in the maintenance and repair of refuse bins and vehicles used in residential and commercial refuse collection. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Refuse Maintenance Worker I This is the entry level class in the Refuse Maintenance Worker series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience and work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. The Refuse 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 are learned. Refuse Maintenance Worker II This is the journey level class in the Refuse Maintenance Worker series and is distinguished from the I level by the ability to perform the full range of duties assigned, with only occasional instruction or assistance as unusual or unique situations arise. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Refuse Maintenance Worker I Receives immediate supervision from a Refuse Supervisor, receives technical and functional supervision from a Senior Refuse Truck Driver. Refuse Maintenance Worker II Receives general supervision from a Refuse Supervisor, receives technical and functional supervision from a Senior Refuse Truck Driver. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Maintain and repair refuse collection bins, including cleaning, painting, and making structural repairs such as replacing and/or fabricating wheels, castors, lids, and gate pins. Inspect refuse collection vehicles and perform light maintenance as needed; steam clean refuse collection trucks. Drive a bin truck and deliver refuse collection containers to new residential and commercial customers/units; exchange bins or cans as needed. Clean up waste spills, fluids, glass, and trash at various locations. Fill out and submit required forms. Assist Refuse Truck Drivers on residential and commercial routes, as necessary. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Refuse Maintenance Worker I Knowledge of : Uses and purposes of general mechanical tools and equipment; safe work practices. Ability to : Learn to perform unskilled and semi-skilled tasks related to a variety of refuse equipment maintenance activities; perform heavy physical labor. On a continuous basis, know and understand operations, and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze problem equipment; identify and locate equipment; interpret work orders; remember equipment location; and explain jobs to others. Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing reports; bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist when performing installation of equipment; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; and lift or carry weight of 40 pounds or less. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Experience and Training Experience : No experience is required; some general maintenance experience is preferred. AND Training : Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade, GED, or higher level degree. License or Certificate Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license by date of appointment. Possession of a valid California Class B driver’s license within six months of date of appointment. Refuse Maintenance Worker II In addition to the qualifications for the Refuse Maintenance Worker I: Knowledge of : Methods, techniques, tools and operating characteristics of mechanical equipment used in the maintenance and repair of refuse collection equipment. Ability to : Independently perform semi-skilled and skilled work in the maintenance and repair of refuse collection equipment. Operate a variety of vehicular and stationary mechanical equipment, including bin truck, flatbed truck, as well as grinders, cutters, saws, welding equipment, and generator. Experience and Training Experience : Two years of increasingly responsible experience performing maintenance and repair work of refuse collection equipment similar to that of a Refuse Maintenance Worker I with the City of Roseville. AND Training : Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade, GED, or higher level degree. License or Certificate Possession of a valid California Class B driver’s license, with airbrakes by date of application. EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: The City of Roseville offers competitive benefits packages to full-time employees. Regular part-time employees receive benefits on a pro-rated basis. For more information regarding the City's benefits, visit our website here . Benefits currently include: Health, dental, and vision insurance benefits Cafeteria plan, plus City paid Flex credit Life insurance (City paid and optional supplemental employee paid) Flexible spending accounts for dependent and health/medical costs Employee assistance plan Retirement savings plan Deferred compensation plan(s) Short-term and Long-term Disability employee paid plans Educational reimbursement Vacation leave, sick leave, personal/management leaves Holiday pay (plus two floating holidays annually) Bilingual pay Longevity pay GENERAL BENEFITS : A majority of the employee benefits are similar for all City employees. There are benefits that differ depending on which bargaining unit the job classification is assigned. Exact benefits information can be found by visiting the Benefits webpage and selecting the specific bargaining unit group. TEMPORARY POSITIONS: Most benefits do not apply to the City's temporary positions. Temporary employees that work 1,500 hours annually may elect medical insurance. Temporary employees contribute to a retirement plan depending on the status of total hours worked annually.
San Joaquin County, CA
Stockton, California, usa
Introduction This examination is being given to fill one vacancy in the Solid Waste Division of the San Joaquin County Public Works Department and to establish an eligible list which may be used to fill future vacancies. Pre-Employment Drug Screening and Arduous Physical : Potential new hires into this classification are required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made unless the eligible has passed the drug screen and physical.The County pays for the initial drug screen/physical. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline. NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail. TYPICAL DUTIES Operates loaders, forklifts, backhoes, compactors, cranes, and other light/heavy equipment; loads transfer truck trailers; moves refuse to keep it orderly and available for loading. Makes routine repairs and adjustments to equipment; does routine preventative maintenance. Performs light to heavy physical labor; maintains grounds and adjacent land free of refuse and litter; sorts and removes refuse and debris. Responds to questions and inquiries from the public. Maintains required logs and records, including records of daily work; documents and reports suspicious or unusual incidents; ensures compliance with regulatory requirements. May act as lead worker over staff; provides direction to Alternative Work Program and inmate program crews in proper work procedures. May be assigned to perform specialized work recovering and processing metals and other materials for recycling; dismantles, cleans, sorts, and grades recyclable materials for market. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EITHER PATTERN I Experience : Two years as a Solid Waste Recovery Worker in San Joaquin County service. OR PATTERN II Experience : Two years of paid experience operating and maintaining light or heavy construction equipment. AND License : Possession of a valid California driver’s license. KNOWLEDGE Law and regulations regarding solid waste disposal and materials recycling; safe operation and maintenance of light and heavy equipment commonly used at refuse transfer facilities and landfills; safe work practices and procedures; proper methods of lifting and carrying of heavy loads; occupational hazards and safety procedures relative to operation of equipment. ABILITY Understand and follow oral and written instructions; operate light and heavy equipment commonly used at refuse transfer facilities and landfills; operate a variety of hand tools; perform heavy manual labor, occasionally under adverse conditions; recognize and separate recyclable materials; maintain effective working relationships with others including acting as lead worker; operate and maintain assigned equipment. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility -Frequent sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, bending, for extended periods of time; occasional driving, climbing; Lifting -Frequently 5 to 30 lbs or less; occasional-30 to 70 lbs; occasionally restraining, lifting and/or turning heavy objects; Visual -Good overall vision, color perception, depth perception; occasional reading and close-up work; normal hand and eye coordination; good field of vision/peripheral; Dexterity -Frequent holding, reaching; grasping; repetitive motion; occasional writing; Hearing/Talking -Frequent hearing of normal speech, hearing/talking on the radio, talking in person, constant exposure to heavy equipment and machinery noise; ability to hear faint sounds; Emotional/Psychological -Frequent public contact, concentration, and decision making; occasional working alone; occasional exposure to hazardous materials; occasional dealing with emergency situations; Special Requirements -May require working overtime, weekends and nights; Environmental -Frequent exposure to cold/heat, dirt, dust, fumes, and varied weather conditions; work in or around traffic and/or equipment. Equal Opportunity Employer San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Accommodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. BENEFITS Employees hired into this classification are members of a bargaining unit which is represented by SEIU Local 1021 . Health Insurance : San Joaquin County provides employees with a choice of three health plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available. Dental Insurance : The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. Vision Insurance : The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s expense. For more detailed information on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under Human Resources/Employee Benefits. Life Insurance : The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows: 1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000 3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000 5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000 10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000 Employee may purchase additional term life insurance at the group rate. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan : This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). Retirement Plan : Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Law of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance. Deferred Compensation : The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $18,000 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $24,000. The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. Vacation : Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Holidays : Effective July 1, 2017, all civil service status employees earn 14 paid holidays each year. Please see the appopriate MOU for details regarding holidays, accruals, use, and cashability of accrued time. Sick Leave : 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one- half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year. Bereavement Leave : 3 days of paid leave for the death of an immediate family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child. Merit Salary Increase : New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step. Job Sharing : Employees may agree to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the Director of Human Resources. Educational Reimbursement Program : Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year. Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year. Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton: The County contributes up to $17 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area. School Activities : Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children’s school activities. Selection Procedures Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will go through the following examination process: Written Exam : The civil service written exam is a multiple choice format. If the written exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Oral Exam : The oral exam is a structured interview process that will assess the candidate’s education, training, and experience and may include a practical exercise. The oral exam selection process is not a hiring interview. A panel of up to four people will determine the candidate’s score and rank for placement on the eligible list. Top candidates from the eligible list are referred for hiring interviews. If the oral exam is administered alone, it will be 100% of the overall score. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% in order to be placed on the eligible list. Written & Oral Exam: If both a written exam and an oral exam is administered, the written exam is weighted at 60% and the oral exam is weighted at 40% unless otherwise indicated on the announcement. Candidates must achieve a minimum rating of 70% on each examination in order to be placed on the eligible list. Rate-out: A rate-out is an examination that involves a paper rating of the candidate’s application using the following criteria: education, training, and experience. Candidates will not be scheduled for the rate-out process. Note: The rating of 70 referred to may be the same or other than an arithmetic 70% of the total possible points. Testing Accommodation: Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. Veteran’s Points : Eligible veterans, unmarried widows and widowers of veterans of the United States Armed Forces who have been honorably discharged and who have served during wartime shall be given veteran’s points in initial appointment to County service. Eligible veterans receive 5 points and eligible disabled veterans receive 10 points. Disabled veterans must submit a recent award letter stating a 10% service connected disability issued by the United States Veterans Administration. Note: A copy of your DD214 showing the discharge type must be received in the Human Resources by the date of the examination. Acceptable wartime service dates: September 16, 1940 to December 31, 1946 June 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955 August 5, 1964 to May 7, 1975 Persian Gulf War, August 2, 1990, through a date to be set by law or Presidential Proclamation. Eligible Lists: Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for nine months, but may be extended by the Human Resources Director for a period which shall not exceed a total of three years from the date established. Certification/Referral: Names from the eligible list will be referred to the hiring department by the following methods. Rule of the Rank: The top rank orranks of eligibles will be referred for hiring interviews. The minimum number of names to be referred will be equal to the number of positions plus nine, or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. When fillingnine or more positions in a department at the same time, the top rank or ranks will be referred and the minimum number of names shall be two times the number of positions to be filled or 10% of the eligible list, whichever is higher. This applies only to open competitive recruitments. Rule of Five: The top five names will be referred for hiring interviews. This applies only to department or countywide promotional examination. Rule of the List: For classifications designated by the Director of Human Resources, the entire eligible list will be referred to the department. Physical Exam: Some classifications require physical examinations. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination. The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities. Pre-Employment Drug Screening Exam: Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment. Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen. The County pays for the initial drug screen. Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grand parent, grand child or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when; They are related to the Appointing Authority or The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other. Department Head may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule. Proof of Eligibility: If you are offered a job you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S. HOW TO APPLY Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/department/hr By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, CA 95202 Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370 Job Line: For currentemployment opportunitiesplease callour 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. ( The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division) . San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees. Equal Opportunity Employer : San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo . Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here . View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email , or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division. Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled