Facilities Maintenance Worker I/II

City of Ventura

The City of Ventura is hiring! We are continuing to accept applications for the position of Facilities Maintenance Worker I/II.  The current vacancy is with the City's Public Works Department.

The Facilities Maintenance Worker I/II performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled construction, installation, maintenance, and repair work on municipal buildings and equipment.

The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively on a team or individually. The selected person will be skilled at performing maintenance and repair in either the HVAC (Public Works), plumbing, or electrical trades and can perform skilled construction and installation maintenance repair work at or approaching a journey level. The ideal candidate will have experience completing work via a computerized work order system and demonstrate excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills.  

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

Electrical - Repairs, replaces and maintains electrical wiring, fuses, switches, motors, generators, lighting systems, control systems, and other fixtures and equipment.  Installs conduits, wires, pull boxes, and switches required in making additions, extension, or alternations in electrical systems. Troubleshoots and repairs damaged or worn electrical components.  Trains and assists less experienced personnel.

Carpentry - Makes repairs on doors, windows, floors, gates, roofs, and ceilings. Repairs, installs, and constructs tables, shelves, cabinets, counter tops and other wood and equipment fixtures.  Performs hand and bench work, operating planers, joiners, drill presses, power saws, and other woodworking machinery. Installs tile and carpet as necessary. Constructs new walls, ceiling, and flooring.  Finishes cabinets and counter tops as required. Constructs, installs, maintains, and repairs a variety of park equipment such as benches, tables, signs, fences, posts, and playground equipment. Trains and assists less experienced personnel.

Painting - Prepares surfaces for painting or staining. Applies paint to buildings, fixtures, or equipment. Trains and assists less experienced personnel.

Plumbing - Installs, maintains and repairs plumbing systems and a variety of plumbing fixtures such as faucets, sinks, toilets, and water heaters, and pumps. Unstops drains and toilets. Checks heating and ventilating equipment. Trains and assists less experienced personnel.

H.V.A.C. - Troubleshoots mechanical systems for basic problems, performs routine maintenance, cleans and services units, adjusts thermostats and dampers, and coordinates with vendors as needed.

General - Purchases needed supplies, parts, and materials. Writes service orders from verbal requests, completes paperwork when repairs are finished. Operates and maintains a computerized work order system. Maintains tools and equipment. Inspects park and building components and performs preventive maintenance. Moves and sets up furniture. Performs general locksmith duties. Opens and secures City buildings and facilities.  Leads assigned temporary helpers.

Position Qualifications

Facilities Maintenance Worker I:

 A combination of education, training and experience equivalent to completion of twelfth grade supplemented by specialized facilities construction and maintenance apprenticeship or trade school and two years of facilities maintenance and construction work experience involving a wide range of current systems, components, and related equipment.

 Facilities Maintenance Worker II:

 A combination of education, training and experience equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized facilities construction and maintenance apprenticeship or trade school and 18 months work experience performing duties comparable to those of a Facilities Maintenance Worker I with the City of Ventura (3-1/2 years directly related maintenance/ construction work experience).

License:  Possession of a valid California Class C driver license.

Certificate: Building Operator Certification at time of application is highly desirable (Public Works).

Apply today if you want to work in a progressive, dedicated, and supportive team environment!

Salary and Benefits

The City offers a compensation package that includes both a generous salary and excellent benefits!

Salary: $21.88 - $29.23 Hourly

How to Apply
To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete an online City Job Application and supplemental questionnaire now! !

The filing deadline is Monday, February 27, 2023, at 5:30 p.m.

Go to www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs and Apply!  EEO/ADA

salary plus 6 Medical options, CalPers Retirement, Dental, Vision, FSA, 457

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