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Published
January 16, 2020
Location
96001, California
Job Type

Description

DESCRIPTION

CURRENT VACANCIES ARE IN THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

ORAL EXAM IS TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 2020

SEE "SPECIAL REQUIREMENT" SECTION REGARDING POSSESSION
OF A VALID CLASS A DRIVER LICENSE

RESPONSES TO SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED

FINAL FILING DATE: JANUARY 31, 2020 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.

This position requires possession of a valid Class A California driver license.

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.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
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 ESSENTIAL 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.
TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS

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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Possession of a valid Class A California driver license
SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS
Responses to the following must be submitted with a completed application.
  1. I understand the applicant filling this position must possess a valid Class A California driver's license. Yes ___ No ___
  2. Do you have a valid Class A California driver's license? 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.

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
  • All new employees are required to have their paycheck directly deposited to a bank account.
  • Some positions may require a valid California driver's license and acceptable driving record according to County policy.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made for those persons who are disabled under the Americans with Disabilities Act to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • As part of the selection process, all individuals provided with a preliminary offer of employment with Shasta County will be subject to a background investigation, including a criminal history check (primarily completed through the taking of fingerprints). An image of your fingerprints will be captured and sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history, (if any), will be evaluated along with the other information received in connection with your application. Except as otherwise required by law, a criminal conviction will not necessarily disqualify you from the position. The nature of the offense, the date of the offense, the surrounding circumstances, and the relevance of the offense to the position applied for may, however, be considered.
  • Based on the results of the background investigation and criminal history check, applicants may then be provided with an offer of employment conditioned on the results of a medical examination, which includes drug/alcohol testing.
  • Shasta County participates in E-Verify. For more information click here. If you do not have internet access, contact Personnel at (530) 225-5515 to request a flier.
  • In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, County employees, in the event of a disaster are considered disaster workers and may be asked to respond accordingly.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURES

Shasta County Personnel will accept applications and responses to the supplemental questions until 5:00 p.m., on January 31, 2020. 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.

Applicants are encouraged to apply on-line at apply onlineor 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

NOTE:
Various bargaining units may have benefits that alter from this general summary. This summary of benefits is not a binding document and is provided as a courtesy. Refer to labor agreements (MOUs) for specific benefit information.

THESE BENEFITS DO NOT APPLY TO EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES

Holidays:
12 paid holidays (96 hours) per year.

Vacation:
10 working days a year during the first three years of service; 15 working days a year - 4 through 9 years of service; 17 working days a year - 10 through 15 years of service; 20 working days a year - 16 or more years of service. Note - accrued vacation leave may not be used until after six months of employment. For purposes of vacation accrual, a working day is no more than 8 hours.

Sick Leave:
96 hours of sick leave are earned each year with no maximum accrual. Employees terminating in good standing after completion of 5 years of continuous service will receive a pro-rata payoff of accumulated sick leave. Unused sick leave may be converted to PERS service credit upon retirement. Note - accrued sick leave may not be used until after three months of employment. Accrued paid leave benefits are used in conjunction with FMLA/CFRA as appropriate.

Bereavement:
Maximum of 24 hours for each non-concurrent death in the immediate family.

Health Plan:
Shasta County contracts with PERS for medical insurance and has an alternative Blue Cross plan. Employees in the Teamsters bargaining unit are insured through a Teamsters Trust plan. Depending on the plan selected, the County pays most, or all, of the employee premium, and contributes a portion of the dependent premium. Contributions are made for a portion of a retiree's insurance premium.

Dental Plan:
The County pays a portion of the employee's and dependents' premium for dental insurance. The employee pays the full premium during the first six months of coverage.

Vision Plan:
The County pays the employee premium and employees may enroll dependents at their own expense.

Life Insurance:
The County pays the premium for life insurance for most employees. The amount of coverage varies by bargaining unit.

Retirement:
The County is in the Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) coordinated with Social Security. Members hired prior to May 8, 2011 are covered under the retirement formula of 2% @ 55 benefit. Members hired after May 8, 2011 but before January 1, 2013 are covered under the retirement formula of 2% @ 60 benefit. Members hired after January 1, 2013 are covered under the California Public Employees Pension Reform Act (PEPRA) with a benefit formula of 2% @ 62. Please review the specific MOU for stipulated retirement formulas.

Employees pay 7.25% of his or her salary, on a pre-tax basis for a period of time as specified in his or her labor contact, or Personnel Rules as appropriate.

Miscellaneous:

? Deferred Compensation plans available through specified companies.

? IRC Section 125 plan available for pre-tax payroll deductions for contributions towards un-reimbursed medical expenses and dependent care.

? Optional insurance products are available.

SHASTA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Any information on this page or links is subject to change without notice.

Shasta County Personnel

1450 Court Street, Room 348
Redding, CA 96001-1676

(530) 225-5515

Comments, please email: [email protected]

01
I understand the applicant filling this position must possess a valid Class A California driver's license.

  • Yes
  • No
02
Do you have a valid Class A California driver's license?

  • Yes
  • No

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