THE COUNTY OF SHASTA
INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR
$2,911 – $3,715 APPROXIMATE MONTHLY / $16.79 – $21.43 APPROXIMATE HOURLY
CURRENT VACANCY IS IN THE ROADS DIVISION OF THE PUBLIC WORKS
DEPARTMENT IN FALL RIVER MILLS, CA
ORAL EXAM IS TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 2019
SEE “SPECIAL REQUIREMENT” SECTION REGARDING POSSESSION
OF A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE
RESPONSES TO SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED
FINAL FILING DATE: December 9, 2019 AT 5:00 PM
ABOUT THE POSITION
Under supervision, to perform a variety of semi-skilled, unskilled and manual tasks in the maintenance of County roads, traffic control signs and pavement markings, tree trimming, and related areas and structures; to operate trucks and other maintenance equipment; and to perform related work as required.
Extra help positions are hourly employees that may work up to 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Benefits are not included.
The applicant filling this position will be working in Fall River Mills, California and must possess a valid Class A California driver license.
This is the entry level class for the Road Maintenance Worker series. Incumbents of positions in this class normally perform a variety of semi-skilled and unskilled maintenance tasks in road maintenance or traffic control, and operate the smaller and simpler trucks and snow removal equipment.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Clears brush and undergrowth and cleans culverts and ditches; operates chain saw to cut and remove fallen trees and other debris from roadways; assists in resurfacing, oiling and patching roads; loads and unloads gravel, dirt, timber, pipe and other maintenance materials; operates and may perform minor field maintenance, repair and adjustment to trucks and snow removal equipment of less than three axles; assembles, repairs and installs traffic control signs; may act as a flag person; may be required to operate heavier pieces of equipment normally associated with higher levels in the class series on a temporary, emergency or relief basis for training purposes.
Any combination of education and experience sufficient to directly demonstrate possession and application of the following:
Knowledge of: Basic methods, materials, safety practices and tools used in road maintenance and road traffic control; operation and preventive maintenance of trucks.
Ability to: Understand oral and written instructions; perform a variety of manual tasks and operate road maintenance and traffic control equipment; demonstrate strength, agility and endurance; keep simple records; work cooperatively with others.
These knowledges and abilities are typically attained with one year of work experience preferably involving construction work and/or the operation of trucks and equipment common to the construction and maintenance field.
• Possession of a valid Class A California driver license.
Responses to the following must be submitted with a completed application.
1. Do you have a valid Class A California driver license, as required for this position? Yes ___ No ___
2. I understand this position is located in Fall River Mills, California. Yes ___ No ___
3. I understand this is an extra help vacancy and extra help positions are hourly employees that may work up to 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Benefits are not included. Yes ___ No ___
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate the objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration. The employee routinely works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURES
Shasta County Personnel will accept applications and responses to the supplemental questions until 5:00 p.m. on December 9, 2019. A Resume and/or Cover Letter will be accepted in addition to the application form but will not serve as a substitute for a completed application. It is not acceptable to complete the application with statements such as, “Refer to Resume and/or Cover Letter,” or “See Attached Resume and/or Cover Letter” the employment application must be completed in its entirety prior to submission. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Closing date postmarks or faxes will NOT be accepted. This recruitment will establish a list that may or may not be used by other departments. Prior applicants must reapply to be considered.
Applicants will be screened and those considered best qualified will be invited to appear for an oral and/or written examination. Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee inclusion into the selection process. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of additional application screening, written and/or practical exam(s), oral interview, or any combination thereof.
Veterans’ Credit: Veterans (as defined by California Government Code section 18973) who have been discharged from military service under conditions other than dishonorable and who receive a passing score on all components of the employment examinations (up to and including oral examinations) shall receive credit for an additional five points to be added to their final examination score. To be considered for this credit, a veteran MUST provide a copy of his or her discharge document (DD-214 or equivalent) and information as to the type of discharge (honorable, dishonorable, etc.) WITH THE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION ON OR BEFORE THE FINAL FILING DATE.
Applicants are encouraged to apply on-line at https://agency.governmentjobs.com/shasta/default.cfm or submit an application to the Shasta County Personnel Office.
Arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities. Requests for accommodations may be made to the Shasta County Personnel Office by the filing deadline posted on this bulletin. Shasta County does not discriminate on the basis of disability. If you feel you are being denied service based on a disability, our ADA Coordinator may be reached at (530) 225-5515; relay service (800) 735-2922; fax (530) 225-5345.
SHASTA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Shasta County Personnel
1450 Court Street, Suite 348; Redding, CA 96001; (530) 225-5515