Maintenance and Construction Worker I - Joshua Tree

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Building Maintenance Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $36,691.20 - $50,523.20 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received.

The Department of Public Works is recruiting for Maintenance and Construction Workers who perform various tasks in the construction, repair and maintenance of roads, flood control channels and other public works facilities. This list will be used to fill an i mmediate vacancy in Joshua Tree only.

For more detailed information, refer to the Maintenance and Construction Worker I job description.


License: Must have a valid Class C Driver License at time of application and a class A or B learner's permit at time of hire. Must be able to obtain a valid Class A or B Driver License with endorsements for air brakes, tank and manual transmissions within 120 days of hire or be terminated. Some positions may require a valid California Class A Driver License with appropriate endorsements. The Department of Transportation (DOT) mandates drug testing of all employees in jobs requiring a Class B or higher license. Incumbents must pass a medical examination and drug test. Employees are subject to random drug testing, as well as drug testing following accidents, promotions, or upon reasonable suspicion. The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) requires that all applicants submit a work history for the past 10 years; this information is required at the time of a selection interview.

Availability: During critical response situations employees must be able to respond to their assigned road yards within 60 minutes if assigned to valley and desert yards and within 45 minutes if assigned to mountain yards. A telephone or other method of immediate communication or contact is required. Employees are subject to 24-hour emergency callbacks.

Physical: Incumbents frequently bend, stoop, kneel, work on rough and uneven terrain, are subject to extreme climates, and lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Employees are frequently exposed to dust, vapor, hazardous materials, noise and extremes in temperature or humidity.

Minimum Requirements

Availability: Applicants MUST be available to work in Joshua Tree or application will not advance in the process.

License: Must have a valid Class C Driver License.


Experience: Three (3) months experience working in a construction, maintenance, mechanical, industrial or fabrication environment OR working as a field laborer using hand, pneumatic, power, or hydraulic tools and equipment.

Substitution: Completed high school, vocational or college coursework in a related trade/subject may be considered on the basis of one (1) semester course completed for (1) month of qualifying work experience.

Selection Process

Evaluation: There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the application materials.

Application Procedure : Please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire to be considered. This position will be open until sufficient applications are received; recruitment may close at any time without notice . Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaires.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note: if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application, we have not received your application.

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Closing Date/Time:

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

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