Unclassified hourly employees are paid on an hourly or per diem basis and shall not be eligible for benefits nor be subject to Civil Service Rules. Although hourly employees are at-will, they are still subject to all other City policies and procedures.
To perform a variety of routine manual work in the maintenance, repair, and construction of streets, signs, sewers, storm drains, and related structures; to operate and maintain related tools and equipment; and to perform related work as assigned. This is the entry-level class in the Maintenance series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience and work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. The Maintenance Worker I class is distinguished from the II level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the II level. Incumbent works under immediate supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to general supervision as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned.
Functions may include, but are not limited to, the following: perform a variety of routine manual work in the maintenance, repair, and construction of streets, signs, pavement markings, graffiti eradication, sewers, storm drains, and related structures; operate and maintain a variety of construction and maintenance equipment, light and heavy trucks, and power tools, such as jackhammers, concrete saws, tampers, rollers, compressors, generators, skip loaders, spreader boxes, berm machines, backhoes, rodding machines, sewer flushers, bobcats, gas and leak detectors, airless spray equipment, heat bonding machines, and stripers; perform preventive maintenance on tools and equipment; fuel and lubricate vehicles and related equipment; operate City trucks, trailers and tractors with attachments skillfully and safely; wash and clean assigned vehicles; use appropriate safety equipment; inspect vehicles, perform minor maintenance and report the need for major repairs and service; paint traffic control markings and stencils on pavements and curbs using airless spray equipment and brushes; install, repair, and replace street signs and posts; clean and maintain existing signs; remove graffiti from City property; install raised traffic bars and reflectors; operate and maintain a wide variety of hand and power tools; fabricate traffic and other signs according to established standards; install, repair and maintain sewer mains and laterals; raise manholes; clear mains and laterals with jet and hand rods; clean and maintain storm drains, pipes, catch basins, and flood channels; chemically treat mains; break, remove, and replace concrete and asphalt; dig, shovel, haul, load and unload soils, sand, asphalt mixes and other materials; haul materials to and from sites; remove concrete, build forms and prepare sub grades; mix, pour and finish concrete sidewalks, curbs, gutters and driveways; repair private property damaged in the course of the work; spread, shovel, rake, float and roll asphalt; spray oil; sand seal surfaces; chip seal streets; repair potholes; respond to customer complaints; respond to emergency situations in off-hours as required; may be required to work overtime and off-hours shifts as needed; observe safe work methods and use safety equipment; secure work sites from traffic hazards as necessary; keep work related records using a computer; assist in the instruction and training of less experienced staff; build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service; and perform other related duties as assigned.