Maintenance Worker I/II

City of Manhattan Beach | Manhattan Beach, CA

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Posted Date 2/20/2020

Under the general supervision, the incumbent performs a variety of manual labor and maintenance duties that include but are not limited to the operation of various power-driven machines, equipment and vehicles in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance and replacement of City parks, irrigation systems, fencing, playground equipment, open space/park maintenance, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, roadways, contracts and performs other related duties as required.

Salary/Pay Rate: $4,127 - $5,664 per month.

This classification has two levels. Maintenance Worker I is the entry-level position. Positions in this class are distinguished by the performance of unskilled and semi-skilled duties under the direction of a lead person or supervisor. Persons in this position are expected to progress to Level II within the prescribed time frame with appropriate training, experience, certification and satisfactory job performance.

Maintenance Worker II is the journey level position assigned to the maintenance section of the Public Works Department. The position in this class is distinguished from the Maintenance Worker I position in that they perform the full range of duties in the maintenance, construction, and repair work in assigned areas and are expected to work on projects independently, receiving occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise. Positions in this class are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit and may also be assigned to act as a leader of a small work crew for projects of limited scope and duration, along with assisting the Urban Forester with landscape and tree contract administration. Appointment to Level II requires that employees meet the qualification standards established for this level and perform duties at the required level and ability to work with other City Departments. This position may be required to work shifts, weekends and/or holidays and be designated "stand-by "status.


Maintenance Worker I: One (1) year of experience performing construction, repair, water or maintenance functions.

Maintenance Worker II: Two (2) years of experience performing construction, repair, water, or maintenance functions.

License: Must possess a valid California "C" driver's license at the time of employment. Persons hired at the Maintenance Worker I level must obtain a Class "A" drivers license with tanker endorsement within one year of appointment.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a completed City Employment Application to Human Resources Office by 4:00 pm, Monday, March 16, 2020. Facsimiles, electronic mail, photocopies, and final filing date postmarks will not be accepted. Applications are accepted by mail, on-line submission (at the City of Manhattan Beach website,, or in-person at Human Resources Department, City Hall, 1400 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. If you need special assistance with the recruitment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 310-802-5258.

All applicants will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in this job announcement. Candidates will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate in the selection process.

NOTE: Verification of your college degree or official transcripts is required at time of employment. Failure to do so will cause for disqualification.

The selection process will consist of the following components and weights: WRITTEN: 25%;    PERFORMANCE TEST: 40%;   and  ORAL INTERVIEW: 35%

The City of Manhattan Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
NOTE: A drug test may be administered as part of the pre-employment medical exam.
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Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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