Hourly City Worker / Youth Employment Apprentice

  • Glendale, California
  • Aug 29, 2023
Part Time Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $15.00 Hourly USD

Job Description

The Position


Under close and general supervision, this entry-level classification participates in most youth employment activities, aimed at developing leadership knowledge, skills and abilities.

Essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to, the following:
Ensures Department services are provided with exceptional customer service and the highest level of ethical standards.

Performs hillside brush clearance, weed abatement, landscaping, debris clearance and other general labor tasks on private and public property.

May also perform general office work.

Uses a power and hand tools; hauling and dumping of debris; and maintenance of tools and equipment.

Works weekday, evening and weekend hours.

Performs hillside brush clearance, general labor tasks, and general office tasks.

Assumes responsibility for ensuring the duties of the position are performed in a safe efficient manner.

Performs other related duties as assigned or as the situation requires.

Minimum Requirements
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to:
Provide exceptional customer service to the community, clients, youth, patrons, and other Department staff. Adapt to changing work assignments.
Comprehend directions in English.
Establish and maintain smooth working relationships and independently resolve interpersonal conflicts.
Establish and maintain smooth working relationships with fellow employees and the public.
Foster a teamwork environment.
Read, write and comprehend directions in English.
Safely use power and hand tools for landscaping.
Work a flexible schedule, including weekends, evenings and holidays.
Work independently.
Work outdoors in the sun and climb hillsides.

Other Characteristics
Willingness to:
Assume responsibility for maintaining a safe working environment.
Demonstrated interest and capacity to develop positive leadership qualities.

No specific requirement.

Graduation from high school or attainment of GED or CHSPE certificate, or enrolled in High School.

If over 18, valid Class C California driver's license.

Special Conditions
If under 18, must be able to secure a valid work permit.

An equivalent combination of experience, education and/or training may substitute for the listed minimum requirements.

Exceptional Customer Service Policy The City of Glendale places a high importance on quality customer service and prides itself for the high level of services it provides by every employee of the organization. As employees of the City of Glendale, we are committed to providing our diverse community and each other with courteous, considerate, and personal attention.

Please click on the link to read the Exceptional Customer Service Policy .
Selection Process
EVALUATION OF APPLICATION: All applications, resumes and submitted reference materials will be reviewed and evaluated and only the best-qualified candidates based on applicable experience will be invited to the selection process. Due to the high number of applications anticipated, the City of Glendale cannot guarantee that all individuals filing applications for this position will be called for an interview.

ORAL INTERVIEW: (Weight of 100%) To evaluate the applicant's experience, education, and general background for the position.

TIME AND PLACE OF THE EXAMINATION WILL BE ANNOUNCED. Any evaluation will be based on the candidate's education and experience as related to the position. Any examination will be to evaluate the candidate's education, experience, knowledge and skills for the position. The selected candidate will be subjected to a background check including Livescan fingerprinting. The City of Glendale reserves the right to modify the above stated examination components and/or weights. Should this be necessary, the candidates will be notified of the specific examination components and weights prior to the administration of any examination. The City of Glendale conforms with State and Federal obligations to make reasonable accommodation for applicants and employees with disabilities. The Human Resources Department asks that it be advised of special needs at least five days prior to the first test part so that a reasonable accommodation may be made. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Glendale requires that all new employees provide documentation to establish both work authorization and identity.

All hourly employees will be enrolled in the Public Agency Retirement System - Alternate Retirement System (PARS-ARS). Hourly employees may also participate in the Flexible Benefit Plan.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Base Pay


Job Address

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