SALARY: $3,779 - $4, 594 per month. Appointment is generally made at the beginning step. (PERS retirement - 2% at 62 retirement formula for new CalPERS members, 2.5% at 55 retirement formula for CalPERS members covered under pre-2013 rules).
FILING DEADLINE: Thursday, May 28, 2015 by 5:30 p.m. (postmarks and faxed applications not accepted). City application must be completed and submitted either in-person, via mail or to the City email account email@example.com.
QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: High school graduation or equivalent desirable. Requires recent full-time experience in road maintenance. Previous supervisory experience desirable.
Knowledge and Ability: Requires working knowledge of tools, materials, methods and safe practices used in road/concrete maintenance and construction. Ability to operate a variety of hand tools and pneumatic tools and safely operate equipment and vehicles such as skip loader, patch truck, dump truck, vibra-tamp roller; repetitively lift 50 pounds; communicate clearly and concisely; work outdoors; work under pressure in emergency conditions; follow written and oral directions; ability to maintain a good working relationship with fellow employees.
License Required: Valid Class C California Driver License and acceptable driving record.
GENERAL DUTIES: Under general supervision, supervises and trains maintenance personnel, including evaluating employees, and performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled work. Trains personnel in the safe operation of tools and equipment, schedules field work and equipment usage. This position involves a great deal of maintenance work alongside employees, performing heavy manual duties. Supervises and assists in the installation, maintenance, paving and patching of asphalt and concrete streets, roadways, parking areas, and other City facilities. Supervises and assists in cutting and preparing streets for paving and patching, spreading pre-mix and oil, raking asphalt and making other necessary repairs to streets. Also supervises and assists in building forms for sidewalks, curbs, gutters, and other foundations; pouring and finishing cement work; operating painting equipment for painting street lines and street signing; cleaning walks, roadsides, gutters, curbs, culverts, and other facilities. Reports work progress; submits purchase requisitions for materials and equipment. Reads and works from blueprints. Responds to emergency calls. Other duties as assigned.
SELECTION PROCEDURES: The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the City's testing and interview process. Appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of a background investigation. The top candidate will be offered employment conditionally upon satisfactorily passing a health screening, which will be conducted at City expense. Proof of legal right to work in the United States will be required prior to employment. The City reserves the right to change any of the selection procedures. The City may change the duties of the position at any time.
HOW TO APPLY: Application and information may be obtained from the Personnel Office, 16400 Colorado Avenue, Paramount, CA 90723. Telephone: (562) 220-2080. Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday. City website: www.paramountcity.com. City application must be completed and submitted either in-person, via mail or to the City email account firstname.lastname@example.org.
16400 Colorado Avenue
Paramount CA 90723
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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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