City of Sherwood
SALARY: $22.61 – $28.67 Hourly
$1,808.80 – $2,293.60 Biweekly
$3,919.07 – $4,969.47 Monthly
$47,028.80 – $59,633.60 Annually
DEPARTMENT: Public Works
OPENING DATE: 05/29/19
CLOSING DATE: 06/11/19 11:59 PM
The City of Sherwood Public Works Department is currently seeking an applicant to fill a full-time Maintenance Worker II position. Under general supervision, depending on area of assignment, the Maintenance Worker II performs 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. May provide training and orientation to volunteers, students, seasonal and newly assigned personnel on site policies and practices.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
This description covers the most significant essential and auxiliary duties performed by the position, but does not include other occasional work, which may be similar, related to, or a logical assignment for the position.
- 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.
- 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
- Operate various public works equipment, e.g. dump truck, loader, backhoe, mower, jack hammer, chain saw, lance torch, handheld meter reading equipment, street sweeper, combo cleaner, Perform operator maintenance, such as conducting pre- and post-operation checks, maintaining proper fluid levels, changing parts, cleaning, etc.
- Respond to emergency situations as
- Maintain cooperative working relationships with City staff, other organizations and the general
- Follow all safety rules and procedures for work
Auxiliary Duties: 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.
Knowledge of: 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, water system water and general equipment servicing methods.
Ability to: Interact effectively with the public and employees. Operate all required vehicles and equipment, such as forklift, tractor/loader, brush chipper, tractor/mower, backhoe, combo cleaner, street sweeper, truck with or without trailer; use a variety portable power tools; and use a variety of hand tools.
Education and Experience: Typical education would include high school diploma or equivalent. Typical experience would include one year of relevant 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 within one year of appointment:
- Level I Wastewater
- Oregon-Grade I Water Distribution Operator
- Oregon Cross Connection Backflow Assembly Tester and Confined Space
Desirable Qualifications: Previous experience in a municipal public works department or in construction trades, water distribution experience.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, , 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.
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. Incomplete applications may not be processed.
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: Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee selection into the examination process. Application materials will be reviewed by subject matter experts and those applicants found best qualified may be selected for the examination process. The successful candidate must also pass all phases of the examination process, which may include all or any combination of the following: written test, oral interview, background investigation, and drug screen.
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