Please see the SELECTION PROCESS below for required attachment(s) to the electronic application. Applicants will not be able to "submit" the application, without first electronically attaching the required documents.
If you have further job-related questions please contact staff in the HR Division at 805-925-0951 x2203. If you are experiencing any technical (computer related) difficulties, please call the NEOGOV help line for technical assistance at 1-855-524-5627.
The Facilities Maintenance Division currently has two (2) Crew Leader Maintenance Specialist vacancies. This recruitment may fill current and/or future City-wide vacancies, therefore we highly encourage you to apply.
WHO WE ARE:
The City of Santa Maria is a full-service City with a City Council/City Manager form of government with over 700 employees, an annual budget of approximately $222 million for FY 2019-20 and serves approximately 108,000 constituents. The City of Santa Maria is located on the beautiful central coast of California and covers over 23 square miles. The City has a harmonious balance of maintaining coastal and agricultural lands while promoting business. Santa Maria has been recognized nationally as an All-America City by the National Civic League and offers reasonably priced housing, community festivals, quality schools, and is in close proximity to beaches, cultural arts, a local airport, wineries, and higher education institutions.
WHAT WE DO:
The Facilities Maintenance Division of the Public Works Department works as a team to provide semi-skilled and skilled building maintenance tasks, including carpentry, painting, plumbing, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), custodial, and other duties as assigned in support of the City's 35-plus buildings to assure they are maintained in a presentable and safe condition.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
•Positive/Can Do Attitude
•Detail & solution oriented
•Well-rounded building maintenance and trades experience
•Emphasis on the electrical and mechanical trades
•HVAC experience desirable
The following duties are typical of this classification and are intended only to describe the various types of work that may be performed, the level of technical complexity of the assignment(s), and are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties. The omission of a specific duty statement does not exclude it from the position if the work is consistent with the concept of the classification, or is similar or closely related to another duty statement to address business needs and changing business practices.
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
FACILITIES MAINTENANCE DIVISION
CL/MS - Supervises, assigns and participates in the work of a large crew of semi-skilled or unskilled helpers on building maintenance or remodeling jobs; performs skilled carpentry, painting, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing work; may coordinate work at more than one job site; make every reasonable effort to continually improve the manner in which the job is performed and increase the quality of service to the public and performs other duties as assigned.
High school graduation or General Education Diploma.
CL/MS - A minimum of four years of full-time building maintenance, construction, or closely related field experience. Lead and/or supervisory experience is highly desirable.
OR any combination of education, training and/or work experience to demonstrate knowledge, skills, and abilities to meet the above minimum requirements.
Common hand tools and light power tools; sufficient verbal and written skills to follow oral and written instructions and to read and interpret maps, drawings, product label instructions, and equipment operation procedures; analytical skills for learning how to operate and perform minor adjustments to mechanical devices and motorized equipment; general construction and maintenance materials, procedures, and equipment as related to parks, streets and facilities maintenance, solid waste, water resources, or wastewater; and principles and practices of exemplary customer service. If acting in a lead capacity, includes knowledge of principles and practices of effective supervision.
Use common hand tools and light power tools; follow oral and written instructions; read and interpret maps, drawings, product label instructions, and equipment operation procedures; learn how to operate and make minor adjustments to mechanical devices and motorized equipment; stand and/or walk for long periods; do repeated bending, stooping, reaching, and lifting of weights up to 100 pounds; communicate effectively in both oral and written form; take a proactive approach to problem solving; learn the organization, procedures, and operating details of the City department to which assigned; establish and maintain effective working relationships; attend work, as scheduled, on a regular basis, to effectively perform the position's required duties and responsibilities, collaborate with a variety of diverse interest groups in reaching a consensus for the betterment of the community; demonstrate an awareness and appreciation of the cultural diversity of the community. If acting in a lead capacity, includes ability to effectively supervise subordinate staff.
Possession of a valid and appropriate Class "C" California Driver License; may be required to obtain a Class "B" California Driver License for operation of specialized equipment after employment. Must have and maintain a satisfactory driving record and be insurable to operate City vehicles.
Under the Department of Transportation Drug and Alcohol Program, may be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and submit to random drug and/or alcohol testing throughout employment with the City
Successfully complete a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and submit to random drug and/or alcohol testing throughout employment with the City.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Hand tools related to building maintenance and construction.
The completed electronic application packet will include the online application. If you are experiencing any technical (computer related) difficulties or need help with attaching documents to your application, please call the NEOGOV help line for assistance at 1-855-524-5627. The most qualified candidates will be selected to appear before a panel for an oral interview. Those applicants invited to interview will be notified electronically at the e-mail address provided by each candidate through application process. Therefore, it is the applicant's responsibility to provide an accurate email address and to allow their inbox to receive emails in regard to this recruitment. A tentative oral interview date has been scheduled for December 17, 2019. The oral board will recommend a limited number of candidates to the eligibility list from which the new Crew Leader Maintenance Specialists may be selected. This recruitment may also establish an eligibility list for future Crew Leader Maintenance Specialist openings.
Prior to an offer of employment, applicants must pass a thorough background investigation.
A "No Smoking" policy has been adopted in all City facilities to promote a health-based, smoke-free work place as part of the City's commitment to a pollution-free environment.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Minorities, women and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Interested parties may request a copy of the City of Santa Maria Equal Employment Opportunity Plan by contacting the Human Resources Division.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY ACT (ADA) AND CALIFORNIA FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT (FEHA)
Under the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons desiring a reasonable accommodation to compete in the recruitment process may contact the Human Resources Office at 805-925-0951, Extension 2203, or the California Relay Service at 1-800-735-2920 or 1-888-877-5378 for TDD (Telecommunications Devices for the Deaf), prior to the final filing deadline.
IMMIGRATION REFORM AND CONTROL ACT
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, if you are selected for employment with the City of Santa Maria, you will be required to provide proof of identity and work eligibility.
The provisions contained in these job postings do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and any provisions contained herein may be modified or revised without notice.
Once a recruitment has been announced for ten (10) calendar days, the City reserves the right to stop accepting applications prior to the initially posted deadline if we receive a sufficient amount of qualified applications. Therefore, applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible in the process, to ensure review of their application materials. The recruitment is officially closed once it has been removed from the City's web site.
If you do not have computer and internet capabilities available in your home, please visit the Santa Maria Public Library located at 421 S. McClelland or the Workforce Resources Center located at 1410 S. Broadway, for no cost computer access. Time usage restrictions may apply; thus it is recommended that you have all necessary background and experience information readily available.
The Human Resources Division contact info:
805-925-0951 ext. 2203