Road Maintenance Worker II - Temporary - Summer Season

  • Nevada County, CA
  • Grass Valley, California
  • Mar 09, 2023
Temporary Building Maintenance Other
  • Salary: $23.56 - $28.76 Hourly USD

Job Description

Definition and Class Characteristics

Join our Road Maintenance Team for the summer season! We are looking for individuals with a California Class B operator's license with a tanker endorsement to assist with road maintenance utilizing a variety of medium and heavy road maintenance equipment. This critical role will assist with minor road repairs, brush clearing, traffic control and other duties as assigned.
Ideal candidates will have:
Knowledge of:
  • Safe work practices
  • Geography and road names of a Nevada County road maintenance district
  • Methods, procedures, tools and materials used in the repair and maintenance of roads
  • Provisions of the California Vehicle Code and safety practices and procedures relating to the operation of medium and heavy road maintenance equipment on streets and roads
Skills in:
  • Learning to maintain and make minor repairs on roads
  • Performing physical labor requiring strength, manual dexterity, and agility
  • Understanding and carry out oral and written instructions
  • Reading and comprehending equipment operation manuals, performance standards and job instructions
  • Writing and completing vehicle accident, industrial injury, and safety inspection reports
  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with those contacted during work
Education and Experience Required:
Completion of 12th grade or equivalent, and two years of experience in public works or construction and maintenance involving the operation of medium and heavy road maintenance equipment such as graders, loaders, backhoes and 3-axle trucks.

Licenses and Certificates Required:
Possession of a valid Class B operator's license issued by a State Department of Motor Vehicles with tanker endorsement. If no tanker endorsement, must attain tanker endorsement within first six months of employment.

Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, sets us up to be a high-performing organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides significant programming to keep us safe and healthy.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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This summary of benefits is not a binding document and is provided as a courtesy. Refer to specific summaries and agreements (MOUs) for specific benefit information.

Sick Leave:

Temporary County employees shall accrue at the rate of one (1) hour of sick leave for each thirty (30) hours worked. Temporary County employees can accrue a maximum of 48 hours of sick leave per fiscal year.

Medical Benefits:

Temporary employees whose assignments average 30 hours per week or more are eligible to enroll in County-sponsored medical benefits.


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950 Maidu Avenue, Nevada City, CA 95959 (530) 265-7010

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