Town Of Truckee

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Street Maintenance Worker I

Town Of Truckee
Truckee, CA Full-time
Posted on April 8, 2019

Seasonal Help Wanted - Street Maintenance Worker I, Town of Truckee, CA. ($19.86 per hour - $26.82 per hour). The Town of Truckee is currently accepting applications for Temporary Summer Road Maintenance personnel. Expected duration of temporary position is approximately May 2019 through September 2019.

Definition
To perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance and repair duties to Town streets, easements, and rights-of-way; to safely and efficiently perform snow and ice removal from Town streets in adverse weather conditions; and to respond to hazardous materials spills or other road hazards in support of public safety departments.

Distinguishing Characteristics
Street Maintenance Worker I - This is the entry level class in the Street Maintenance Worker series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience. The Street Maintenance Worker I class is distinguished from the II level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the II level. Incumbents work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to general supervision as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned.

Street Maintenance Worker II - This is the journey level class in the Street Maintenance Worker series and is distinguished from the I level by the ability to perform the full range of duties assigned with only occasional instruction or assistance as unusual or unique situations arise. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level based on the performance of the full scope of work, meeting performance standards, and meeting the requirements of the II level.

Supervision Received And Exercised
Street Maintenance Worker I
Receives immediate supervision from the Street Maintenance Supervisor.
Street Maintenance II
Receives general supervision from the Street Maintenance Supervisor.

Examples Of Important And Essential Duties - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Perform a variety of duties involved in the maintenance and construction of streets, easements, and rights-of-way including paving, patching, crack sealing, removing obstructions, and laying gravel.
  • Perform responsible duties involving the striping and painting of Town streets, parking stalls, cross walks, turn arrows, stop bars, school zones, and curbs.
  • Operate a full range of heavy equipment including graders, loaders, backhoe, tandem and single axle trucks, sweepers, tractors, and pavers in the repair and maintenance of streets, the clearing of brush for flood control and drainage purposes, and the removal of fallen trees.
  • Participate in winter snow and ice removal operations to ensure safe passage of the general public, school buses, and emergency vehicles including plowing, snow removal, sanding, salting, and snow blowing.
  • Install and repair guardrails and snowpoles.
  • Fabricate, install and maintain street signs.
  • Clean Town streets including removing brush, debris, and leaves.
  • Set out appropriate signs to ensure worker and traffic safety; flag traffic as necessary.
  • Respond to hazardous materials spills, vehicle accidents or other road hazard conditions in support of public safety personnel.
  • Provide training and technical project oversight to less experienced and seasonal staff.
  • Perform maintenance checks and perform minor repairs and maintenance on equipment, tools and vehicles; check tires, oil, lubricant, and water levels, lights, and fuel; wash and lubricate equipment.
  • Maintain shop and storage areas used in performing assigned tasks; maintain cleanliness of work area and tools.
  • Complete and maintain a variety of records and reports.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools in the performance of duties and loading and hauling of equipment.
  • Perform heavy manual labor.
  • Operate and use modern office equipment including computers and applicable software.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relations with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Apply and uphold the Town-wide and departmental goals and the Town Employee values of Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability, Commitment and Excellence.

Experience and Training Guidelines:
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:

Experience:
Some experience performing field maintenance and equipment operation duties desirable.

Training:
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.

License or Certificate:
Possession of, or ability to obtain a Class B driver's license.

Knowledge of:
Operations, services, activities methods and techniques of street maintenance. Methods, techniques and tools used in the operation of a wide variety of heavy and light equipment for street maintenance, street painting and striping, sign installation and snow removal.

Ability to:
Independently perform the full range of semi-skilled and skilled equipment operation, construction, and repair tasks associated with the maintenance of Town streets, painting and striping of streets, sign installation and snow removal Effectively control traffic; draw traffic control plans; set up, maintain and take down traffic control equipment.

Experience and Training Guidelines:
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:

Experience:
Two years of increasingly responsible experience similar to a Street Maintenance Worker I with the Town of Truckee.

Training:
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.

License or Certificate:
Possession of, or ability to obtain a Class B driver's license.

Working Conditions
Work is performed in a typical outdoor environment on a year-round basis subject to typical street or field noise and environment including exposure to traffic, loud equipment, machinery, exposure to fumes and inclement weather. Positions require occasional overtime and weekend work, stand by and shift work.

Truckee is an equal opportunity employer. 

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.