Public Works Maintenance Worker I/II (Yuba County)

Date Posted: 1/2/2019

Employer: Yuba County

Salary Range: See job description for details

Phone: 530-749-7860


Closing Date: 1/15/2019

The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the flexibly staffed position of Public Works Maintenance Worker I/II in the Public Works Department. Currently, three vacancies exist. Depending on background, experience and the needs of the department, the position may be filled directly at the Public Works Maintenance Worker Il level. The primary responsibilities under this position are to learn and perform semi-skilled and skilled work in the construction, maintenance, and repair of roads, bridges, rights of way, parks and related County infrastructure in a centralized or rural location; operate and perform basic maintenance and adjustment to light and heavy equipment in the performance of the work; install street and traffic signs for County roadways and perform related work as assigned.

Hiring Range Level I: $2,665 - $2,932 Monthly + Benefits
Hiring Range Level II: $3,088- $3,397 Monthly + Benefits

Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the construction industry, including safety regulations pertaining to the work; and have experience practicing safe work methods. The successful incumbent has the ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships and excels in a team environment. They will also be motivated and demonstrate initiative in their work. The ideal candidate will be comfortable operating a variety of vehicles and using tools related to the work.

Required Qualifications: Must provide a copy of driver’s license with application.

Minimum Level I: Possess and maintain a valid Class C driver’s license; graduation from high school and one year of experience in public works, road or related maintenance work.
Preferred: Possess a valid California Class A or B driver’s license with a tanker endorsement, graduation from high school and two years of experience in public works, road or related maintenance work, preferably in a public setting.

Minimum Level II: Graduation from high school, a valid California Class A or B driver’s license with a tanker endorsement and two years of public works, road or related maintenance experience with at least one year equivalent to the County's class of Public Works Maintenance Worker I.

Preferred: In addition to the minimum, a valid California Class A driver’s license with a TN or X endorsement (tanker with hazardous materials placard); three years of experience in public works, road or related maintenance work which has included the operation of heavy construction equipment and some experience directing the work of others.

Special Requirements: Must provide a current DMV printout upon offer of employment. Must successfully complete an extensive and thorough background investigation which includes Live Scan fingerprinting prior to hiring. Must comply with U.S. Department of Transportation regulations as a “Safety Sensitive” or “Safety Supportive” classification depending on the license, including pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion and post-accident drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment.

Working Conditions: Work extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations. Exposure to all weather conditions and machine noises. Work with exposure to potentially hazardous paints, chemicals, solvents, and sealants, exhaust fumes, or other potentially dangerous conditions.

About Yuba County:
Yuba County is situated in the Northern Sacramento Valley, approximately 40 miles north of the State Capitol in Sacramento and two hours away from San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. The boundaries stretch from the farms and orchards of the valley to the timberlands of the Sierras. Yuba County offers its residents the many advantages of a rural lifestyle away from the pressures of the urban areas. The County’s rivers, lakes, and outdoor recreation areas provide excellent hunting, fishing, boating and skiing opportunities. Our County vision is to create a “golden” future for Yuba County by inspiring a community of participation, embracing our unique history, and discovering the wealth of our untapped potential.