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Contra Costa County

5 February 2019

Company Name
Contra Costa County

651 Pine Street, 2nd Floor, Martinez, CA, 94553, United States

Contact Name
Human Resources

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Job Title
Maintenance Worker I


Part Time/Full Time/Other

Is it a student job?

$21.86 – $26.57 Hourly

Education Level
High School

Job Description

Bargaining Unit: Teamsters, Local 856 – General Services & Maintenance Unit

Contra Costa County’s Public Works Department is seeking hard-working individuals to join their organizations maintenance crews; and we are currently accepting applications to fill current and future vacancies for Maintenance Worker I.

The Maintenance Worker I customarily perform a variety of manual tasks as a member of a maintenance or clean-up crew; and to do other work as required. They will be assigned to perform a variety of manual labor tasks in all weather conditions in connection with the construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, buildings, flood control channels and other structures. Maintenance Worker I’s perform traffic control, move and transport materials and debris, dig holes, and level and sweep dirt. They also load and unload trucks, trim trees, cut brush, move and install timbers and boards. Maintenance Worker I’s are required to drive light trucks and operate a variety of hand powered and pneumatic tools. They are expected to follow safe working practices and procedures and to wear safety equipment as required.

Promotional opportunities may be available in the future to Maintenance Worker II ($3,981 – $4,839 monthly) and Maintenance Worker III ($4,683 – $5,693 monthly).

Maintenance Worker I’s are subject to passing a physical-fitness exam at the time of hire. Maintenance Workers at all levels are subject to drug and alcohol testing as required by law. All Maintenance Workers must be available to work a 4/10 work schedule, Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

If you are interested in learning more about the Maintenance Worker I position and the Public Works Department, click the following link: Maintenance Workers.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:
• Ability to perform strenuous, repetitive labor requiring manual dexterity, agility, and physical strength
• Ability to understand and carry out oral and written work-orders and instructions
• Ability to learn proper safety methods and perform work safely
• Good time management skills
• Ability to work safely outdoors, in all weather and work conditions
• Ability to think independently while working alone and in a team environment
• Self-motivated; team player
• Has a proven track record of reliable and ethical professional behavior

Read the complete job description at The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one (1) year.

Tentative Online Assessment Evaluation: February 27, 2019
Tentative Performance Evaluation: Week of March 11, 2019

How to Apply

Expiration Date
February 8, 2019

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