Created 01/15/2022
Reference 489366
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State California
City Ventura
Salary $20.83 - $27.84 Hourly

The City of Ventura is hiring! We are continuing to accept applications for the position of Facilities Maintenance Worker I/II. There are currently two vacancies that we are looking to fill immediately. One vacancy is with the City's Parks and Recreation Department and the other 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, aquatics systems and parks 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, installation maintenance repair work at or approaching a journey level. The ideal candidate will have experience completing work via 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.

Perform related duties as assigned.


Facilities Maintenance Worker I is the entry-level class in the facilities maintenance series. Under immediate supervision, incumbents perform entry to journey-level work in one or two trades and are expected to work at an increasing skill level in all of the trades utilized by the Facilities Maintenance Section. Under this training concept, incumbents are expected to advance to the Facilities Maintenance Worker II level.

Facilities Maintenance Worker II is the journey-level class in the facilities maintenance series. Under general supervision, work is performed at a level approaching journey level skills in all the skilled trades utilized by the Facilities Maintenance Section including electrical, carpentry, plumbing, heating ventilation and air conditioning, and painting trades as well as at the full journey level in one or more trades. Positions are flexibly staffed and normally filled by advancement from Facilities Maintenance Worker I. When filled from the outside, the job requires the journey level skills described above.


City of Ventura

The City of Ventura is located just north of Los Angeles County and south of Santa Barbara County and is frequently considered one of America's most desirable places to live. The City is a full-service municipality that was founded in 1782, incorporated in 1866, and serves nearly 110,000 residents within its 32 square miles. With nearly 600 employees, the City is dedicated to delivering key services to our businesses, residents, and visitors to ensure Ventura remains a fiscally stable, economically vibrant, safe, clean, and desirable community.

Locals and visitors enjoy Ventura's impressive park system that includes 32 parks and historic sites, and more than 800 acres of open green space. The City offers a remarkable year-round climate , friendly people, and a spectacular coastline. Ventura is an exciting location for a variety of outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, kayaking, paddle-boarding, sailing, surfing, whale watching and windsurfing. Other activities include the Channel Islands National Park, championship golf, world-class shopping, wine tours, and more. Learn more about the City of Ventura at www.CityofVentura.ca.gov


Benefits and Additional Information

The City offers a total compensation package that includes both a generous salary and other benefits! Refer to the benefits tab on the job posting for more information.

To be considered for the current vacancies, please complete an online City Job Application and supplemental questionnaire by the filing deadline, Friday , February 18, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.

For additional information on the duties and responsibilities of the position, refer to the job descriptions located on the City's Career Page at www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs or by selecting here Facilities Maintenance Worker I / Facilities Maintenance Worker II .

If you have questions about the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at recruitment@cityofventura.ca.gov .

Minimum 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 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).

Selection Process

Submit a City application and supplemental questionnaire by the filing deadline. The preferred method to submit your application is online at www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs . If you are unable to submit an online application, you may request paper application materials by calling (805) 654-7853 during regular business hours or emailing recruitment@cityofventura.ca.gov. Paper applications and answers to the supplemental questionnaire can be Faxed to (805) 648-4467 or mailed to City Hall at: 501 Poli Street, Room 210; Ventura, CA 93001. If you FAX, it is highly recommended that you also send the original documents via mail.

It is important that your City job application show all the relevant education, training, and experience you possess. Resumes, CVs and cover letters may be attached to your application but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed job application or supplemental questionnaire. Submitting an incomplete application or supplemental questionnaire, may disqualify you from further consideration in the recruitment process.

Application Filing Deadline :

Applications and supplemental questions will be accepted until Friday , February 18, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.

Application Review Process :

All applications and supplemental questionnaires submitted will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in this job announcement. Candidates will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. Candidates will be notified about their status after the filing deadline.

Department Selection Interview :

A select number of candidates will be invited to a qualifying panel interview process that is tentatively scheduled for the week of March 7 , 2022 . Select candidates will be notified of specifics after the filing deadline. Please note, given the current COVID-19 situation, initial panel interviews may be conducted via video teleconference. Selected applicants will be notified of specifics at the appropriate time.

The department selection interviews will be scheduled promptly after the panel interview process is completed.

The Eligibility List established for this classification may be used to fill other regular and temporary vacancies at the discretion of the City.


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you need an accommodation in a selection process, please notify the Human Resources Department in writing by the final filing date of the position you are interested in. The Human Resources address is: 501 Poli Street, Room 210, Ventura, CA 93001, (805) 654-7853, e-mail: recruitment@cityofventura.ca.gov.

Diversity and Inclusion

The City of Ventura values human rights, goodwill, respect, inclusivity, equality, and recognizes that the City derives its strength from a rich diversity of thoughts, ideas, and contributions. As leaders in public service, we aspire to be an employer of choice by promoting an organizational culture that reflects these core values. We seek to attract, develop, and retain a talented and dedicated workforce where people of diverse races, genders, religions, cultures, political affiliations and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment that empowers our employees to provide the highest level of service to our community of residents and businesses; they're counting on us.

The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to attract qualified applicants from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create an environment that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our workforce. We welcome you to join our team!

Closing Date/Time: 2/18/2022 5:00 PM Pacific

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