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Seasonal Maintenance Assistant I/II (Streets)

The City is currently accepting applications for Seasonal Assistant in the Streets Division of the Public Services & Engineering Department. This is a temporary, non-benefited position (not to exceed 1,000 hours in a fiscal year).These part-time positions are currently available in the Public Services & Engineering Department and are typically scheduled between 18-20 hours per week.
Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
Under supervision (Seasonal Maintenance Assistant I) or general supervision (Seasonal Maintenance Assistant II), to provide general assistance for a limited period of time in support of assigned operations including, but not limited to, general manual labor and maintenance and repair duties for various City facilities including the beach, sidewalks, streets, parks, golf courses, sewers and storm drains.
CLASS CHARACTERISTICS
Seasonal Maintenance Assistant I: This is the entry level class in the limited term Seasonal Maintenance Assistant series. This class is distinguished from the Seasonal Maintenance Assistant II by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within the series. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Advancement to the "II" level is based on demonstrated proficiency in performing the assigned functions, and is at the discretion of higher level supervisory or management staff.
Seasonal Maintenance Assistant II: This is the full journey level class within the limited term Seasonal Maintenance Assistant series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Seasonal Maintenance Assistant I by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned including general maintenance, construction and repair of City parks, beaches, golf course, wastewater, streets and related buildings and facilities. Employees at this level receive limited instruction or assistance, and are aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level.
Key Responsibilities
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
The following tasks are typical for positions in this classification. Any single position may not perform all of these tasks and/or may perform similar related tasks not listed here:
1. Perform limited term general manual labor supporting the maintenance and repair of various City facilities including the beach, sidewalks, streets, parks, golf courses, sewers and storm drains.
2. Perform general beach maintenance functions; clean restrooms, pick up trash and debris, clear walk ways and stairs, rake sand and clean fire pits.
3. Perform sewer and storm drain maintenance functions; operate a vactor, rodder and video camera; participate in the repair sewer pumps; read and interpret gas gauges.
4. Perform general parks maintenance functions; operate a variety of groundskeeping power equipment and hand tools including tractors, mowers, weed eaters, chemical sprayers, dump trucks, backhoes and power blowers.
5. Plant, water and maintain landscaped areas including turf, bushes, trees, flowers and shrubs; trim and prune bushes, trees and shrubs; stake trees as necessary; water, mow, weed, renovate and aerate turf.
6. Apply herbicides, fungicides, pesticides, and fertilizers safely and accurately; maintain records of fertilizers and chemicals used.
7. Perform a variety of duties in the installation, maintenance and repair of irrigation systems; repair sprinkler heads and lines; locate and repair water breaks.
8. Provide assistance in vehicle maintenance and repair; make routine repairs; check fluid levels, tires and brakes.
9. Provide assistance in patching City streets and sidewalks; replace street signs; paint sidewalk curbs.
10. Operate pressure washer to clean sidewalks and remove graffiti.
11. Provide general assistance and support within assigned operation.
12. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
Minimum Requirements
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Seasonal Maintenance Assistant I
Experience: No experience is required.
Education/Training: Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance.
Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License with a safe driving record.
Seasonal Maintenance Assistant II
In addition to the qualifications for Seasonal Maintenance Assistant I:
Experience: At least two years of general maintenance and repair experience.
Education/Training: Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance.
Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License with a safe driving record.
Knowledge of:
Seasonal Assistant I:
Basic principles and practices of maintenance and repair within the assigned area.
Ability to:
Provide routine assistance and support for assigned programs and operations.
Perform heavy manual labor within the area of assignment.
Learn the operations, services and activities of the assigned maintenance and repair program.
Learn to operate a variety of equipment and tools related to area of assignment.
Learn occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
Deal tactfully and effectively with the general public.
Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
Establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Seasonal Assistant II
Operations, services and activities of the assigned maintenance and repair program.
Operating characteristics of a variety of equipment and tools related to area of assignment.
Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
Ability to:
Perform general maintenance, construction or repair duties within the area of assignment.
Safely and effectively perform assigned duties with limited supervision.
Operate a variety of equipment and tools related to area of assignment.
The physical demands herein 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 these essential job functions.
Productivity: Incumbents must perform work in an efficient, effective and timely manner with minimal direction.
Mobility: Incumbents are required to participate in assigned recreational activities or perform heavy manual labor which may include standing, walking, running, heavy, moderate or light lifting, stooping, kneeling, and crawling; operate motorized vehicles and equipment.
Vision: Vision sufficient to read printed documents.
Environment: Incumbents work at indoor or outdoor facilities and travel from site to site to provide general assistant and to perform heavy manual labor; exposure to inclement weather conditions, noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, gases, potentially hazardous chemicals.
Other Factors: Incumbents may be required to work extended hours including evenings and weekends.
EXAMINATION PROCESS
A completed City of Coronado employment application must be received in the Human Resources Division at www.coronado.ca.us, under the Quick Link to Employment. This recruitment will remain open until filled. Applicants considered most qualified will be invited to an oral interview. Candidates are subject to the successful completion of a pre-employment background check, physical examination, and drug screening, and will be required to submit verification of legal right to work in the United States.
The City of Coronado is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities who will require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in any portion of the application, interview, and/or testing process may voluntarily request the accommodation from the City five working days prior to the requested accommodation. Documentation of the need for the accommodation may be required upon receipt of the request.
Note: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

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