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      Maintenance & Construction Worker

      County of Riverside
      Posted : 2022-09-27

      ABOUT THE POSITIONA list of eligible candidates will be established to fill current and future vacancies. The County of Riverside's Flood Control and Water Conservation District has opportunities for multiple Maintenance and Construction Worker (MCW) positions who will be assigned to the Operations and Maintenance Division in Riverside.The incumbents will operate a variety of motorized equipment such as two-axle or three-axle trucks, water spray trucks, loader, mowers, skid steers, chippers, and compressors. The incumbents will also open and close gates to control flow and depth of water; clear trash racks and inlets of debris; perform a variety of maintenance and construction work such as vegetation trimming, debris removal, brush clearing, mowing, homeless encampment removal, and other maintenance work related to flood control facilities. Additionally, the selected candidates will operate a variety of equipment related to fence installation and repair, graffiti abatement, and herbicide spraying, as well as hand and power tools. The District seeks applicants with a minimum of one year of experience in construction/maintenance work which required operation of light truck and related construction equipment.The most competitive candidates will have considerable experience in construction trades and maintenance of roadways, landscapes, and vegetation. Applicants with a Class A or B commercial driver's license are highly desired.Meet the Team!
      The Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District provides for the control and conservation of flood and storm waters and for the protection of watercourses, watersheds, public highways, life and property from damage within its boundaries. The Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District provides for the control and conservation of flood and storm waters and for the protection of watercourses, watersheds, public highways, life and property from damage within its boundaries.EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
      - Construct and maintain roads, fencing, flood control channel walls and levees, and culverts.
      - Perform construction, maintenance and recycling work at refuse disposal sites; spray and cut weeds; patch holes in black top roads; clear roads, channels, and other facilities of storm debris and damage.
      - Install signs; chop and clear brush; mix and pour concrete; erect traffic and street signs.
      - Use a variety of hand and power tools; operate dump trucks to load, haul and deliver a variety of debris and materials; operate water spray trucks, loaders, mowers and other light motorized equipment.
      - Perform a variety of maintenance and construction work such as vegetation trimming, debris removal, brush clearing, mowing, homeless encampment removal and other maintenance work related to flood control facilities.
      - Operate hand and power tools; participates in a vermin and rodent control program and applies proper control material as required.
      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSExperience: One year of performing construction work or field maintenance work (e.g., roads, flood control facilities, refuse sites, recycling facilities, public works projects or closely related work) which required operation of light trucks and related construction equipment.License:Possession of a valid Class "C" Driver's License and must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Class "A" or "B" California Driver License within six months from the date of employment.Knowledge of:The operation and maintenance of trucks and light motorized equipment; equipment and traffic safety procedures; the tools and materials commonly used in field maintenance, recycling, or construction work.Ability to:Safely operate trucks and light motorized equipment; perform a variety of semi-skilled maintenance or construction tasks; operate power saws, chippers, and a variety of hand tools; follow oral and written instructions.Physical and Environmental Requirements: The MCW works outdoors and will be exposed to inclement weather conditions. This position requires lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling up to 50 pounds in weight or more with assistance. Additionally, the incumbent will be required to walk on uneven ground or wet surfaces, and bend or stoop repeatedly or continually over time.Department of Transportation Requirements:This position is designated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) as safety-sensitive. Detailed requirements can be viewed HERE. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATIONReasonable Accommodations - The County of Riverside is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process should contact the recruiter for the position noted above. For additional information and/or to obtain the appropriate form for requesting a reasonable accommodation, please visit the Disability Access Office web page located at: . Veterans' Preference:The County has a Veterans Preference Policy. Upload a copy of your (or your spouse's) Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22) indicating dates of service, and a copy of your spouse's letter of disability (if applicable) with your application. For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove your social security information from the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if you qualify for veterans' preference. See the policy HERE .What's Next?
      T his recruitment is open to all candidates. Applicants who are currently County of Riverside employees and/or current employees of the Transportation & Land Management Agency may be considered before other applicants depending on the volume of the applications received. Qualified applicants may be considered for future vacancies throughout the County. Applications received prior to the closing date will be considered based on the information submitted. Changes or alterations cannot be accepted. No late applications will be permitted. Include relevant work experience details on resume and/or application.
      Applicants who fail to provide information demonstrating they possess the position requirements may not be considered further in the application process. A description of job duties directly copied from the job classification or job posting will not be considered. Upload a copy of any license(s), official/unofficial transcript(s), degrees, and/or related employment documents to your NeoGov account. If your education was completed outside of the United States, you will need to provide a copy of your Foreign Education Equivalency evaluation from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( NACES ) or Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. ( AICE ). For specific questions regarding this position, contact Silvia Trammell at [email protected] .
      Important Information:
      Employees are subject to DOT alcohol/drug testing on a random basis or for reasonable suspicion. Typical Working Conditions: 40-hour workweek Monday through Friday (4/10's Monday through Thursday will most likely be regular schedule). May be required to work extended shifts or be called back in during emergency situations. Available for any emergency call-out as required 7 days/week, 24 hours/day. Travel by car, truck or heavy equipment. BASED ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED, THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE. MEDICAL/DENTAL/VISION INSURANCE: A choice of different medical, dental and visions plan are available to elect. The County provides a Flexible Benefit Credit contribution as governed by the applicable LIUNA Memorandum of Understanding to contribute towards the cost of these plans.Note: Employees on assignment through the Temporary Assignment Program (TAP) receive different benefits. See the list here .
      MISCELLANEOUS RETIREMENT: County of Riverside has three retirement Tiers through the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS).
      - Tier I (Classic Member - Formula 3% @ 60): Applicable to current and former County of Riverside local miscellaneous employees hired prior to 08/24/2012 and did not withdraw CalPERS contributions. The employee contribution is eight (8%) percent.
      - Tier II (Classic Member - Formula 2% @ 60): Applicable to local miscellaneous employees 1) hired after 08/23/2012 through 12/31/2012; 2) Previously employed with another CalPERS contracting public agency or a reciprocal retirement system, with a break in service of less than six months between the separation date with the previous employer and the appointment date with the County of Riverside. The employee contribution is seven (7%) percent.
      - Tier III (PEPRA New Member - Formula 2% @ 62): Applicable to CalPERS local miscellaneous new members hired on or after the implementation of the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA) which took effect January 1, 2013. As of July 1, 2020, the employee contribution is 7.25% and subject to change annually.
      A new member is defined as any of the following:
      - A new hire who enters CalPERS membership for the first time on or after January 1, 2013, and who has no prior membership in any California Public Retirement System.
      - A new hire who enters CalPERS membership for the first time on or after January 1, 2013, and who was a member with another California Public Retirement System prior to that date, but who is not subject to reciprocity upon joining CalPERS.
      - A member who first established CalPERS membership prior to January 1, 2013, and who is rehired by a different CalPERS agency after a break in service of greater than six (6) months.
      CalPERS refers to all members that do not fit within the definition of a new member as "classic members".Contribution rates are subject to change based on the County of Riverside annual actuarial valuation.Note:This summary is for general information purposes only. Additional questions regarding retirement formulas can be sent to [email protected] or by calling the Benefits Information Line at (951) 955-4981,
      Option 2.If you have prior service credit with another CalPERS agency or within agencies, please contact CalPERS at (888) 225-7377 to determine which retirement tier would be applicable to you. CalPERS is governed by the Public Employees' Retirement Law. The Retirement Law is complex and subject to change. If there's any conflict between this summary and the law, the law will prevail over this summary.
      DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Voluntary employee contribution with a choice between two 457 deferred compensation plan options.VACATION ACCRUAL (Bi-Weekly Accrual):0Maximum Vacation leave accumulation is 480 hours.SICK LEAVE: Four (4) hours Sick Leave accrual per pay period with unlimited accrual.HOLIDAYS: Normally 12 paid holidays per yearBEREAVEMENT LEAVE: Allowed 5 days (3 days are County paid; 2 additional days can be taken from accrued Sick Leave balance)BASIC LIFE INSURANCE: Equal to one times annual base salary not to exceed $50,000 of term life coverage. Premiums are paid by the County. Additional Supplemental Life plan is available for employee purchase.DISABILITY: Short-term Disability benefit pays up to a maximum of $461.54 weekly, payable up to a maximum of 52 weeks.POST RETIREMENT MEDICAL CONTRIBUTION: A monthly contribution is made by the County towards retiree health insurance offered through the County as governed by the applicable Memorandum of Understanding.OTHER: There may be other benefit provisions as specified in the applicable Memorandum of Understanding. Please contact the recruiter listed on the job posting directly for more information.

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