• City of Long Beach, CA
  • Long Beach, California
  • Mar 17, 2020
Part Time Building Maintenance
  • Salary: $13.66 - $18.46 Hourly USD

Job Description


The City of Long Beach, Department of Health and Human Services is recruiting for a Maintenance Assistant I (Non-Career) position in the Collective Impact and Operations Bureau. Reporting to a Building Services Supervisor, this position will provide a variety of routine maintenance and custodial duties for Department facilities.

Non-Career employees are allowed a maximum of 1,600 work hours available over a 12-month period, and are considered temporary, at-will employees who are not typically eligible for benefits. However, Non-Career employees may qualify for health coverage and sick leave accruals subject to applicable federal and state provisions.

This position will be located at one of seven Department facilities located throughout the City of Long Beach.


  • Cleans, sweeps, mops, and waxes floor coverings and walkways;
  • Vacuums, cleans, and shampoos carpets;
  • Cleans, dusts, and polishes woodwork, walls, partitions, equipment, and furniture;
  • Washes windows;
  • Cleans restroom fixtures and replenishes restroom supplies;
  • Disposes waste and cleans waste receptacles;
  • Fills and maintains water coolers;
  • Replaces light bulbs and lamps;
  • Reports hazardous conditions and needed repairs; and,
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects up to 50 pounds (subject to medical exam by Occupational Health Officer).
  • Willingness and ability to work evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, on-call, and during emergencies as required.
  • Valid motor vehicle operator license (Required to obtain a California motor vehicle operator license within 6 months of employment if license is out of state. DMV K4 driver history report required during onboarding).
  • Professional experience performing maintenance duties.
  • Professional experience performing custodial duties.
  • Working knowledge of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
  • Working knowledge of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and their protocol and usage.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions;
  • Ability to use common hand and power tools used in skilled trades, maintenance, and custodial work;
  • Ability to use simple arithmetic;
  • Ability to endure long periods of physical labor;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, be flexible, and manage multiple assignments in a dynamic and fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people and populations by consistently exercising tact, good judgment, and a proactive, problem-solving focused style;
  • Ability to deal courteously with clients and members of the public;
  • Effective interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; and,
  • Proficiency in the use of computers, including email, internet, and Microsoft Office (e.g. Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.).


This recruitment will remain open until all vacancies have been filled. To be considered, please apply online under "Current Openings" at:
Applications will be reviewed for depth and breadth of experience. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in further selection procedures. The selected candidate will be required to go through a background check, including a review of driver history, and a physical examination prior to appointment. Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-4102.

In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public.Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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