City of Monrovia

Utility Maintenance Worker

Onsite - Monrovia, CA
$50K - $75K Annually
Full-Time
Application Deadline: 4/7/24

For more information or to apply, please visit: CityofMonrovia.org/jobs

Are you looking for a career that is fulfilling and provides you with a sense of pride for the work you do? Look no further and join the City of Monrovia! This position will be part of a dynamic team that works together to repair and maintain the City’s water and wastewater services and facilities. We are looking for someone who is motivated, hardworking, and willing to roll up their sleeves to get the job done. If you are intrigued by this opportunity, you should apply now!

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY

The City of Monrovia offers opportunities for individuals of all experiences and backgrounds to come together for a singular purpose – to serve the people of Monrovia to create a community that offers a premier quality of life. Monrovia is a community where diversity, equity, and inclusion are celebrated, and where intellectual curiosity, respectful dialogue, and a commitment to inclusion are vital to our success.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

The Public Works Department is responsible for operating the City’s water and sewer utilities, maintaining safe streets, sidewalks, and transportation, preservation of the City’s eight parks and other green spaces, providing a variety of environmental services, and maintaining all public facilities. Monrovia Public Works strives to provide the highest level of service to residents and businesses. The department is organized into two sections: Administration and Operations and together are responsible for all planning, construction, and maintenance of the City’s public infrastructure to preserve and maintain natural resources and provide a premier environment to improve the quality of life for residents and visitors. The Public Works department is in the midst of an aggressive five-year CIP that provides direction and organization to ensure the City’s financial resources are focused on projects that are priority for community enhancements.

THE POSITION

This position is responsible for a variety of ongoing operational responsibilities including, but not limited to:

· Performing maintenance and construction in the installation, chlorination, pressure testing, excavation, and backfilling of new mains, main modifications and abandonments;

· Maintaining pipeline and distribution systems including valves, service taps, large meters, vaults, and fire hydrants;

· Installing traffic barricades to safely route traffic;

· Operating utility lines and assisting with video inspection;

· Hauling and operating equipment such as a jack hammer, front loader, jetting and rodding, trenching machine; and

· Working with a dynamic team towards building a premier organization and community.

QUALIFICATIONS

Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge, abilities and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the qualifications would be:

High School graduation and one (1) year experience in the maintenance and repair of water and sewer lines, including operation of equipment and machinery. Experience working with diverse groups and ability to exercise cultural sensitivity and awareness is highly desirable.

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE

Possession of a valid Class C California Driver’s License and a good driving record. Class B license with air brakes endorsement. Grade I Water Distribution Certificate is required within one year of appointment. Grade II Water Distribution Certificate highly desirable.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

Applications will be reviewed and those candidates whose applications indicate that they are most qualified will be invited to continue in the examination process. Candidates will be notified via email or telephone if they qualify for the next step in the recruitment process. The selection process may consist of: Application Evaluation (Qualifying) and Qualifications Appraisal Interview (100%). If you have a disability that may require an accommodation in the selection process, please notify Human Resources in writing when you submit your application.

RECRUITMENT TIMELINE

Application Deadline             April 7, 2024

Oral Interview                      April 25, 2024

Candidate Start Date             June 10, 2024

This recruitment is open to the first 150 applicants and may close at any time with or without notice depending on the number and quality of applications received. The dates listed above are subject to change.

APPLICATION SUBMITTAL PROCESS

For more information or to apply, please visit: CityofMonrovia.org/jobs