Maintenance Worker I/ii

  • City of Newport Beach, CA
  • Newport Beach, California
  • Jun 22, 2022
Full Time Building Maintenance
  • Salary: See Position Description USD

Job Description

The City of Newport Beach is seeking three full-time Maintenance Worker I/II's to join our team. Check out our video to see what it's like working for the City!

This is a flexibly staffed series and the vacancy may be filled at either the Maintenance Worker I or Maintenance Worker II level depending on the applicant's qualifications.

Maintenance Worker I - $3,985 - $5,605 per month
Maintenance Worker II - $4,184 - $5,887 per month

Selection Components
  • Application Evaluation: Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with the first review date of Tuesday, July 5. The position will remain open until the positions are filled. Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time.
  • Virtual Interview: Tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, July 27. Passing applicants will be placed on an eligibility list that may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.

The City offers an excellent benefit package and membership in the California Public Employees' Retirement Systems (CalPERS). Retirement formula is based on appointment date and membership status with CalPERS and the employee is required to contribute 13% of pay toward retirement costs.

Essential Duties

Please see online job specification for a more detailed description of essential duties.

Maintenance Worker I Job Specification

Maintenance Worker II Job Specification


Please see online job specification for a more detailed description of qualifications.

Maintenance Worker I Job Specification

Maintenance Worker II Job Specification

Experience & Education and License/Certificate

A combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Maintenance Worker I:

Experience: One year of experience in performing semi-skilled maintenance, construction and repair work.

Education: High school graduation or equivalent.

License: Due to the performance of some field duties which require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid and appropriate California driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.

Maintenance Worker II:

Experience: Two years of increasingly responsible experience performing semi-skilled maintenance, construction and repair work, comparable to those performed by a Maintenance Worker I in the City of Newport Beach.

Education: High school graduation or equivalent. Additional coursework or vocational training in the skilled trades desirable.

License: Possession of, and ability to maintain, a California Class A or B commercial driver's license. Depending on assignment, additional Tanker Endorsement may be required.

All employees who operate commercial vehicles are required by California State Law, as a condition of employment, to submit to drug and alcohol testing. Prior to hire, former employers will be contacted regarding drug and alcohol testing results.

Please Note: Candidates deemed most qualified, as reflected in their application materials, will be invited to continue in the recruitment process. The prospective candidate must successfully complete a thorough background review, including being fingerprinted by the Newport Beach Police Department. The resulting report of your conviction history, (if any), will be evaluated along with the other information received in connection with your application. Except as otherwise required by law, a criminal conviction will not necessarily disqualify you from the position. The nature, date, surrounding circumstances, and the relevance of the offense to the position applied for may, however, be considered.

Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, City of Newport Beach Employees, in the event of a disaster, are considered disaster service workers and may be asked to respond accordingly.


This position is represented by the Newport Beach Employees League (LEAGUE). Total employee contributions towards retirement and benefits are 15.45%. Please review below for a list of compensation and benefits.

Compensation and Benefits
Retirement: California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS) plan, which offers reciprocity between agencies.  Classic tier II employees, who have been in the CalPERS system and are new to the City of Newport Beach, will receive a 2% @ 60 formula. Employees new to the City and CalPERS, and do not belong to a reciprocal agency of CalPERS, will receive the tier III formula of 2% @ 62.  Employees are required to contribute 13% of pensionable income towards their retirement benefit. Deductions are made on a pre-tax basis. Pension contribution limitations set by PEPRA are currently $161,969 for new members and $305,000 for classic members.
Cafeteria Plan:  Choose from CalPERS PPO and HMO medical plans, MetLife dental PPO and HMO plans and MetLife vision PPO. $1,725 monthly cafeteria allowance to purchase medical, dental and vision insurance plus an additional $149 monthly contribution if participating in a medical plan.  If electing medical coverage and spend less than the City contribution, the remainder will be taxable cash.  If waiving the City's medical insurance plan after demonstrating proof of alternate group medical insurance coverage, an opt-out allowance of $1,000 per month is provided.
Flex Leave:  This is a combination of sick and vacation leave which is earned at a rate of 6.00 hours per pay period (156 hours per year), with a maximum of 10.00 hours per pay period (260 hours per year) based on years of full-time City service.  
Holidays: Equivalent to 12 paid holidays per year which includes one floating holiday.
Life Insurance: City paid policy up to $50,000 in coverage based on annual salary.  Supplemental life insurance is available at the employee's expense and payroll deductions are made on a post-tax basis. Maximum supplemental life insurance coverage is $500,000. 
Disability Insurance:  Up to 66.67% of covered wages up to a maximum benefit of $1,846 weekly for short-term disability after a 30-calendar day waiting period and $15,000 monthly for long-term disability after 180 calendar day waiting period.  
Retiree Medical Benefit:  Employees are required to contribute 1% of salary for this benefit through pre-tax payroll deduction.  Vesting occurs after five years of full-time service, and City paid contributions based on age and years of service begin. Account funds may be used after separation from the City for reimbursement of eligible medical expenses.
Flexible Spending Account: Optional. Maximum pre-tax election per calendar year for medical is $2,750 and $5,000 per household for dependent care.
Section 457 Deferred Compensation Plan with Roth option: Optional participation. The City will match
each member's active contribution, up to $25 per month.
Employee Assistance Program: City-paid benefit which provides confidential counseling on work and life issues. 
Medicare:  Federal mandate requires all employees hired or rehired by any government agency on or after April 1, 1986 to participate in Medicare. The City matches the employee's Medicare contribution, which is 1.45% of salary. Enrollment and deduction amounts are subject to change based on negotiated terms and additional laws.

For more information, please visit the links below:
  • LEAGUE Memorandum of Understanding
  • LEAGUE Benefits Summary 

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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