Maintenance Worker (Part-Time)

City of Montclair | Montclair, CA

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Posted Date 7/10/2018

Maintenance Worker (Part-Time)


City of Montclair


SALARY: $18.09 - 21.98/hr


Under supervision, performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance and construction work projects in the Public Works Department; operates vehicles, equipment, and tools; and performs related duties as required. Works approximately 38hrs. per week. This is a part-time position offering no supplemental employee benefits other than salary and sick leave accrual as per the Healthy Workplace/Healthy Families Act of 2014.




Operates a truck and other motorized vehicles; patches street holes with pre-mix; operates a skip loader; performs basic concrete, pipe fitting, carpentry, or painting work; operates a jack hammer and other equipment; assists in cleaning sewers and alleys; assists in building and repairing retaining walls and other structures; paints traffic legends; uses paint striper; paints curbs; paints and installs street name signs and posts; prunes trees and shrubs; performs minor preventative maintenance work on motorized equipment; places asphalt; puts in subgrades; digs and refills trenches; compacts earth; abates weeds using weed killers, weed eater, skip loader, or lawn mowers; rakes leaves, spades, waters lawns and landscaped areas; uses power tools in cutting lawns and trimming shrubs and hedges; fertilizes, prepares soils, plants and seeds landscaped areas; installs sprinkler systems; maintains and cleans sprinkler heads, water systems, walkways, simple electrical connections, timers, and other park equipment; cleans and sharpens tools; performs maintenance and custodial duties in park buildings, rest rooms, and recreational facilities; and may be assigned to operate a street sweeper, sewer jetter, or related equipment.




Graduation from high school or G.E.D. required. Previous experience in the above duties, and possession of a commercial Class B Driver License is highly desirable.


Knowledge of: common tools, materials, and safety devices or equipment used in parks, streets, and public works maintenance; basic operation of gasoline-driven motors; lawn maintenance; gardening methods; care and treatment of trees, flowers, plants, and shrubs; building maintenance methods/materials; and simple arithmetic.


Skills/Abilities to: understand and carry out oral instructions; operate trucks and motorized equipment; prepare rough working diagrams; work effectively in small groups or alone without continuous supervision; get along well with the public and other employees; and move or lift heavy objects properly.


Must possess: a current California driver license. If appointed, must obtain a Class B California driver permit within six months of hire date; and obtain the Class B license within one year of
hire date.




1. Completion of Montclair's application form, and a detailed resume are required.


2. All applicants applying before the filing deadline of 6:00 p.m. on Monday,


3. August 6, 2018, are to report for the WRITTEN EXAMINATION at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, in the Montclair Senior Center, 5111 Benito Street, Montclair.


4. Candidates passing the written examination with the highest scores will be invited to participate in a structured oral interview.


5. Successful candidates' names will be placed on an eligibility list from which a selection will be made. The City Manager will make final appointment, upon recommendation of the Public Works Director.


6. The top candidate(s) must pass a background investigation and a preemployment physical including a drug screening, prior to hiring.




City application forms are available at the reception desk, City Hall, 5111 Benito Street, Montclair, California, and on-line at


Completed and signed applications with required resume must be submitted to City Hall, Personnel Division either in person, by U.S. mail, fax (909) 621-1584, or via email to by the FILING DEADLINE of 6:00p.m. on Monday, August 6, 2018.


Applications submitted by fax or email must also be mailed in with original signature.




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Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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Address5111 Benito Street
Montclair, CA 91763