City of Paramount
 

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MAINTENANCE WORKER - WATER CUSTOMER SERVICE

SALARY: $3,455.47 - $4,200.15 per month.

 

FILING DEADLINE:  Friday, September 2, 2016, 5:00 p.m. 

Job Description
City of Paramount

MAINTENANCE WORKER - WATER CUSTOMER SERVICE

FILING DEADLINE:  Friday, September 2, 2016, 5:00 p.m. City application and supplemental questionnaire must be completed and submitted in person, via U.S. mail, or to City's e-mail account at jobs@paramountcity.com. Postmarks and faxed applications will not be accepted.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that results in satisfactory job performance including high school graduation or equivalent; recent experience in water distribution maintenance or closely related work; college education or specialized training courses offered by an accredited education institution(s) and/or professional association(s) (e.g. AWWA); possession of, or ability to obtain within one year of employment, a valid California State Health Grade I Water Distribution Operator Certificate.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Knowledge of methods, safe work practices, tools and equipment used in water works maintenance, including but not limited to soldering, welding, use of back hoe, dump trucks and other water works related equipment; ability to perform heavy manual labor, work outdoors under adverse weather conditions; operate a variety of water maintenance tools and equipment; perform physical work requiring strength and dexterity; frequently lift 50 pounds; detect the need for and complete basic repair work; prepare simple reports and maintain cooperative working relations with employees and the public.

License Required:  Possession of a Class C California Driver License and satisfactory driving record required at time of appointment.

GENERAL DUTIES:  Under supervision of the Water Superintendent, installs/exchanges/maintains water meters in the field; reads/records water meter readings; connects/disconnects water services; repairs minor leaks; responds to concerns from the public on matters such as water billing, high water usage, water outages, and high or low water pressure; uses a variety of tools and equipment including a jackhammer, air compressor, tamper, and pickup truck; responds to emergencies; assists other water personnel; and performs other duties as assigned.

MAINTENANCE AIDE (At-Will/Hourly/Part-Time Position)

SALARY: $12.21 - $14.84 per hour, appointment is generally made at the beginning step; approximately 20 hours per week - scheduling includes weekday and weekend shifts


FILING DEADLINE: Open Until Position(s) are Filled. 

Job Description
City of Paramount

MAINTENANCE AIDE (At-Will/Hourly/Part-Time Position)

QUALIFICATIONS:  Education and Experience: High school graduation or equivalent desirable. Requires recent paid maintenance experience.
Knowledge and Ability: Knowledge of the routine tasks relating to maintenance work. Ability to perform various types of heavy manual labor, repetitively lift up to 80 pounds, operate heavy equipment, work outdoors, safely operate power equipment used in grounds, building, road, and water maintenance; perform work requiring physical strength and dexterity; follow oral and written directions and work with fellow employees and the public.
License Required: Valid Class C California Driver License and acceptable driving record.

GENERAL DUTIES:  Under supervision, performs variety of maintenance duties for the City. May include mowing and edging of landscape; cleans drinking fountains, restroom facilities, and roadways; collects trash. Installs, maintains, paves, and patches asphalt and concrete streets and parking areas; builds forms for sidewalks; pours cement. Repair of electrical, electronic, plumbing and irrigation systems; maintenance of vehicle fleets; carpentry, painting, woodworking, and other building maintenance related projects. Reports work progress; submits purchase requisitions for materials and equipment and performs other duties as assigned.

HOW TO APPLY:  Application and information may be obtained from the Personnel Office at 16400 Colorado Avenue, Paramount, CA 90723. Telephone: (562) 220-2080. Office hours: Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Website: www.paramountcity.com. 

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16400 Colorado Avenue
Paramount CA 90723
(562) 220-2027

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Applicants must submit a completed job application and any required supplemental forms to the Human Resources Office by the filing deadline (must arrive by deadline). Postmarks and faxed applications are not acceptable.

Please note that the City of Paramount will never request personal information such as Social Security Number via telephone.  All such information requests will occur in person at the time of hire.

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