City of Sherwood
SALARY: $22.61 – $29.53 Hourly
$1,808.80 – $2,362.40 Biweekly
$3,919.07 – $5,118.53 Monthly
$47,028.80 – $61,422.40 Annually
DEPARTMENT: Public Works
OPENING DATE: 12/21/18
CLOSING DATE: 01/11/19 11:59 PM
The City of Sherwood Public Works Department is currently seeking applicants to fill a full- time Maintenance Worker II position in the Utilities Division. Depending on area of assignment, perform a variety of skilled manual tasks to maintain the infrastructure within the City, including streets, storm and sanitary sewer, and water. Operate, maintain, and repair various public works equipment.
The City of Sherwood has an exciting opportunity for someone who has experience in utility operations, maintenance and/or repair! Are you able to use specialized machines and hand, power, and automotive equipment to ensure the effectiveness of utility operations? If you are looking for a job where you can build cooperative relationships within and between diverse groups while performing work that helps to meet the needs of a growing community, the Maintenance Worker II (Utilities) may be the perfect fit for you!
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Clean, maintain, inspect and repair City streets, sidewalks, pathways and right-of-ways including street cleaning, pavement patching, concrete forming/finishing, sanding/removing snow and ice, and cutting and removing trees and vegetation. Layout and paint pavement markings. Remove old pavement markings as necessary. Install, inspect, repair and replace various street and regulatory signals/signs and barricades, posts, etc. Use and operate flagging equipment to control traffic in vicinity of public works crews.
Install, maintain, inspect and repair of City sanitary sewer and storm drain systems, including: clean sanitary sewer and storm lines, remove debris, inspect and repair manholes and catch basins, install and remove flow monitoring equipment, mow vegetation, mix and apply chemicals. Dye and smoke test system to establish service connection, flow tests and any infiltration/exfiltration that may be present. Conduct locates to accurately mark underground infrastructure lines.
Install, maintain, inspect, troubleshoot and repair of City water system, including installing and repair of water meters/meter boxes, installs and repairs water services; conducts rounds of reservoirs/pump stations/wells; mows/prunes around meter boxes, hydrants, wells/reservoirs sites; installs and repairs fire hydrants; operates, installs and repairs water valves, assists with various preventative maintenance programs, some operation of the telemetry system SCADA, reads water meters; provides outstanding customer service; completes various service requests, collects/performs various water samples, assist Utility Billing section.
Perform various special event tasks such as hanging banners, setting up and taking down of holiday decoration, etc.
Operate various public works equipment, e.g. dump truck, loader, backhoe, mower, jack hammer, chain saw, lance torch, handheld meter reading equipment, etc. Perform operator maintenance, such as conducting pre- and post-operation checks, maintaining proper fluid levels, changing parts, cleaning, etc. Adhere to and perform established maintenance schedules on vehicles and equipment, e.g. service, tune-ups, etc.
Maintain and organize tool room and stock. Ensure that all hand tools are accounted for and are placed in a safe and usable condition. Perform general inventory to account for all supplies, tools and equipment. Enter totals and reconcile in computer. Run related reports as necessary.
Perform other duties as assigned. Respond to emergency situations as needed.
Maintain cooperative working relationships with City staff, other organizations and the general public. Follow all safety rules and procedures for work areas.
AUXILIARY JOB FUNCTIONS: Provide assistance to other staff as workload and staffing levels dictate. Maintain proficiency by attending training and meetings, reading materials, and meeting with others in areas of responsibility. Maintain work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS: General knowledge of the proper operation and maintenance of vehicles, tools and equipment, practices, methods, hazards and safety precautions used in the maintenance and repair of City infrastructure including streets and right-of-ways, storm/sanitary sewer systems, parks, facility maintenance and general equipment servicing methods. Equivalent to high school education and over one year experience, or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES: Possession of valid Driver’s License and Class B Oregon Commercial Driver’s License, current CPR/First Aid card and Work Zone Traffic Safety certification. Ability to obtain a Fork Lift certification within six months of appointment. Depending on area of assignment, may require possession of any or all of the following certifications; Level I Wastewater Collection, Oregon-Grade 1 Water Distribution Operator Certificate, Oregon Cross Connection Backflow Assembly Tester and Confined Space Entry (within one year of appointment).
DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS: Previous experience in a municipal public works department or in construction trades, water distribution experience.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF POSITION: While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, extensive walking while reading water meters, bend, stoop, communicate, reach and manipulate objects, tools or controls. The position requires mobility. Many duties are physically demanding requiring entry to confined spaces and occasionally moving materials weighing up to 100 pounds. Movement of materials weighing up to 75 pounds may consume up to 15% of the work period. Activity and types of duties performed require manual dexterity and coordination.
WORKING CONDITIONS: The majority of duties take place outside of buildings with exposure to all types of weather conditions and on a year-round basis, sewage, bio-hazards, traffic, dirt, oil, grease, fumes, noise and chemicals. Entry to confined spaces is required on an infrequent basis. May require working on rotating shifts, weekends and holidays.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervision is not a typical function assigned to this position. May provide training and orientation to volunteers, students, seasonal and newly assigned personnel on site policies and practices.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of the Public Works Operations Supervisor.
APPLICATION AND EXAMINATION PROCESS:
Please be advised all notifications pertaining to this recruitment (e.g. exam invitations, exam results) will be e-mailed to you at the e-mail address provided on your employment application. Please be sure to provide your current and complete e-mail address. Check your inbox as well as your spam folder for correspondence as your e-mail provider or personal settings may flag the e-mail as spam. Contact the Human Resources Department with any questions.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested individuals must submit a City of Sherwood online employment application by the closing date in order to be considered.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE: It is the policy of the City of Sherwood to grant hiring and promotion preference to qualified veterans and disabled veterans in accordance with ORS 408.230, at each stage of the application and interview process. To claim veterans’ preference in hiring, a completed Veterans’ Preference form along with the required documentation, must be submitted at the time of application.
EXAMINATION PROCESS: Application materials may be used to determine which candidates will be invited to participate in an oral interview. The Oral Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of January 13, 2019.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The City of Sherwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or physical disability. The City of Sherwood provides access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation, contact Human Resources at (503) 625-4201.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
22560 SW Pine Street
Sherwood, OR 97140
MAINTENANCE WORKER II (UTILITIES)
Maintenance Worker II (Utilities) Supplemental Questionnaire
*1. Do you have at least one (1) year of experience working full time in a utilities related position? If yes, please describe your experience including number of years
and with which employer. If no, please type “n/a.”
*2. Please describe your experience in operation, maintenance and repair of a water system? If no experience, please type “n/a.”
*3. Please describe your experience in operation, maintenance and repair of a sanitary sewer collection system? If no experience, please type “n/a.”
*4. Please describe your experience in operation, maintenance and repair of a storm water system? If no experience, please type “n/a.
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