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Park Maintenance Aide

Recruitment #0414-TC9227-TM

Approximate Salary:$11.46/hour
Opening Date:4/21/2014 8:00:00 AM
Closing Date:4/23/2014 11:59:00 PM
Employment Type: Part-Time
Temporary
Analyst: Kurt Shigematsu

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INTRODUCTION

This temporary recruitment is being given to fill 5 positions in the Parks and Recreation Division of the General Services Department and to create a referral list to fill future vacancies. Candidates must be available to work weekends, holidays, and various shifts.

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

  • Empties garbage cans and picks up litter and debris from park grounds and park facilities
    • Cleans park buildings, including restrooms; operates cleaning equipment such as floor cleaners, buffers, and vacuums
    • Sets up and takes down furniture for facility events
    • Assists Park Workers in irrigation system repair and operation; digs holes and trenches
    • Assists Park Worker in general grounds maintenance using a variety of equipment such as backpack blowers, trimmers, edgers
    • May operate pick-up truck and scooter
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Licenses:  Possession of a valid California Class C Driver’s license.      

    Note:  Supplemental application must be submitted with employment application.

    KNOWLEDGE

    General practices used in park grounds and facilities.

    ABILITY

    Follow oral and written instructions; perform a wide variety of grounds and facilities maintenance work; use tools and operate equipment used in park maintenance and facility cleanup; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

    PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

    Mobility-Frequent standing for long periods; frequent walking; frequent pushing, pulling, bending, squatting, crawling; occasional driving; occasional climbing ladders; Lifting-Frequent lifting of 5 to 70 lbs.; Visual-Frequent overall vision, color perception, eye/hand coordination, depth perception, and peripheral vision;  Dexterity-Frequent holding, reaching, grasping; occasional repetitive motion and writing; Hearing/Talking-Constant hearing normal speech; frequent hearing and talking on telephone/radio; constant talking in person; occasional talking over public address; Emotional/Psychological-Constant public contact, occasional heights, occasional hazardous materials; occasional working alone, frequent working weekends/nights; occasional overtime; Environmental Conditions-Occasional noise, dirt, dust, smoke, outdoor cold, heat, and rain.

    SELECTION PROCEDURES

    Applicants for part-time and temporary recruitments who meet the minimum qualifications are either referred to the hiring department for further selection or they may be required to take a written examination.  If a written examination is given, the top candidates may be referred to the hiring department for further selection.

    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. 

    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.

    Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grandparent, grandchild 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 Heads 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/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 current employment opportunities please call our 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/eeo.


    For more info contact us via e-mail at humanresources@sjgov.org or call (209) 468-3370.