City of Escondido, California
LEAD MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN (TREE TRIMMER)
SALARY RANGE: $4,270.91 - $5,191.31 Monthly
CLOSING DATE: MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2020
If you want to join a hard-working team that shares a commitment to keep the City of Escondido safe, clean and efficiently run, consider a career with the City of Escondido. We have an opening for the position of Lead Maintenance Technician (Tree Trimmer) in our Public Works Department/Streets Division. For a complete listing of job duties and qualifications, please refer to the corresponding job description, which can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded from the City's website.
Under direction, leads, oversees, and participates in the more complex and difficult work of staff responsible for performing a variety of skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled duties in support of the assigned Department's operations and services including those involved in constructing, repairing, installing, maintaining, landscaping, and cleaning City parks, streets, city facilities, trees, and channel maintenance systems; ensures adherence to safe working practices and procedures; provides training to lower level personnel; and performs a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility.
This is a broad classification with individual positions assigned to specific functional areas; duties and assignments may overlap depending on the operational needs of the departments and staffing levels.
This is a journey level class in the Maintenance Technician series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed and the complexity of duties assigned. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series including providing lead supervision to assigned staff, performing the more technical work of the unit, and providing administrative support to the assigned unit. Lead Maintenance Technicians differ from the Maintenance Technician I/II by having greater responsibility, autonomy, and discretion in planning and completing a wide variety of activities. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility.
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Supplemental specialized training in area of concentration is highly desirable.
Three years (full-time equivalent) of increasingly responsible maintenance and repair experience in assigned program area.
License, Certificate or Other Requirements:
Incumbents must possess a valid Class "C" California driver's license at the time of application. Designated positions require a Class "A" or Class "B" unrestricted commercial driver's license within six months of employment with the City. A Commercial driver's license with a tank endorsement is required of some positions.
Certified Tree Worker Certificate (ISA) and Certified Line Clearance certificate is required within twelve months of appointment of some positions. ISA Arborist Certificate is required for some positions.
First Aid and CPR certificates within twelve months of appointment are highly desirable.
Incumbents must be willing to work mandatory overtime when required; may be required to work nights, weekends and holidays as required in emergency situations.
Safety regulations prohibit incumbents from wearing contact lenses when working with certain chemicals. Incumbents in positions requiring use of a respirator are prohibited from wearing beards or other facial hair which prevents a proper respirator fit.
TO VIEW FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT:
201 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025