Extra-Help Grounds Maintenance Aide

  • Merced County, CA
  • Merced, California
  • Mar 17, 2020
Variable Shift Building Maintenance Clerical and Administrative Support Grounds and Landscaping Services
  • Salary: $13.00 Hourly USD

Job Description

Examples of Duties
Please note: Extra help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week.

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Clean walks, fields, and other facilities.
  • Does general grounds and facilities cleaning tasks.
  • Perform general janitorial tasks such as sweeps, mops, and scrubs floors.
  • Empty and clean waste receptacles.
  • Clean restrooms and building facilities in the recreational areas.
  • May perform toll station duties such as collecting fees and giving general assistance to park visitors.

Minimum Qualifications
Experience:
None required.

Education:
Sufficient to understand and carry out typical duties of the position.

License:
Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain.

Essential Functions
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Deal effectively with assigned groups.
  • Follow supervisor's instructions correctly with minimal follow-up guidance.
  • When assigned to the toll station, make arithmatical computations rapidly and accurately.
  • Perform heavy manual labor.
  • Repetitive motion, sitting for long periods, walking.
  • Occasional standing, pushing, pulling, bending, squatting, climbing.
  • Lifting - Frequently 5 pounds or less; occasionally 5 to 50 pounds.
  • Constant good overall vision and reading and close-up work.
  • Frequent color perception and use of eye/hand coordination.
  • Occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision.
  • Normal dexterity with frequent writing.
  • Frequent hearing of normal speech, hearing/talking on the telephone, talking in person.
  • Some assignments may require working weekends, nights, and/or occasional overtime.
  • Occasional exposure to noise; occasional contact with dirt, dust, indoor/outdoor cold and heat;
  • Frequent exposure to varied weather conditions.
  • Regular attendance is an essential function.


Knowledge of:
  • Methods, tools, materials, and equipment used in grounds, park, and recreational area maintenance and janitorial work.
  • Safe work practices.
  • County rules and regulations.


Ability to:
  • Skillfully use hand and power tools required in general grounds and janitorial work.
  • Perform heavy manual labor.
  • Perform maintenance and janitorial tasks.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work.


FAMILY CARE LEAVE

Family Care Leave applies to all employees who work 1250 or more hours in any twelve month period.

HEALTH PLANS AND LIFE INSURANCE

Extra-help employees are not entitled to County-paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance, Employee Assistance Program benefits and are not eligible to participate in the Deferred Compensation Plan.

JURY DUTY

Extra-help employees are not entitled to pay or receive reimbursement from the County for Jury Duty.

PAID TIME BENEFITS

Extra-help employees are not entitled to paid bereavement, vacation, or holidays.

PAID SICK LEAVE
Extra-help employees are entitled to accrue up to three (3) paid sick days (24 hours) in a 12-month period.

SOCIAL SECURITY

Extra-help employment earnings are not covered under Social Security. Merced County provides an alternate plan - Public Agency Retirement Services (PARS) - for extra-help employees who are otherwise not eligible for participation in the County's retirement system.

COMPENSATION/UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE:

The County does provide benefits to those eligible under the State Workers Compensation and Unemployment Insurance statutes.

THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY.

For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682.


Job Address

Merced, California United States View Map