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Maintenance Worker II - Storm/Sewer

City of Marysville
Marysville, WA Full-time
Posted on October 2, 2019
Salary $4,814.00 - $6,112.00 Monthly
Location Marysville, WA
Job Type Full-time regular
Department Public Works
Job Number 00360
Closing 10/24/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Position Summary
Up to two vacancies may be filled from this recruitment process.

The testing process may include a practical exam and oral interview.

This position performs journey level work in the maintenance of city storm drainage, retention ponds and sanitary sewer collection systems and other related work pertaining to the maintenance operations of city-owned infrastructure. 
This is the journey level position in the maintenance worker job series requiring some technical knowledge. Positions in this class perform a variety of maintenance activities and other duties related to repair, construction, or preventive maintenance. Work is performed within established procedures with individual judgment limited to proper handling of, and minor changes to, accepted routine. Although the position may operate independently, supervision or guidance is readily available, and the incumbents' work is frequently reviewed.
This class differs from the Maintenance Worker I job class in that the latter class performs entry level maintenance work requiring less technical knowledge.  The Maintenance Worker II classification performs driving duties requiring a class "A" Washington State Commercial Drivers' License.


Examples of Job Duties
Other duties may be assigned as needed.
When assigned to Storm/Sewer Maintenance Division:
  1. Maintains city storm drainage, retention ponds and sanitary sewer collection systems.
  2. Assists other crew members when performing routine maintenance on sanitary, storm and retention pond systems and other related work pertaining to the maintenance operations of city-owned infrastructure.
Maintenance Worker II assigned to all departments perform these essential functions:
  1. Installs, inspects, maintains, repairs, and services municipal utilities, facilities, or equipment as assigned.
  2. Effectively maintains and updates files, maps, and other records, related to installation, inspection, maintenance and repair of municipal facilities or utilities; submits work orders.
  3. Operates assigned equipment, makes minor field repairs and adjustments; reports need for major repair to supervisor and Fleet/Facilities Manager.
  4. Responds to customer inquiries and requests.
  5. May supervise the work of workers assigned to crew. 
  6. May be assigned to other divisions performing work requiring similar skills during times of peak work loads, manpower shortage, public emergency, or other times when critical work needs to be completed. 


A combination of the experience, education, and training listed below which provides an equivalent background to perform the work of this position.
  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • Must possess a Washington State Driver's License.
  • Three years experience performing a variety of the essential duties of the position or a related position.
  • Knowledge of storm and sanitary sewer collection systems; processing, testing and disposal of waste material; and operation of decant facility.
  • Must possess, or have the ability to possess within twelve months of hire date, a Washington Wastewater Collection I certificate.
  • Must possess, or have the ability to possess within six months of hire date:
a.  class "A" Washington State Commercial Driver's License without air brakes restriction and with tanker endorsement. Hazardous materials endorsement also required for Vactor/Surface Water Maintenance Divisions. 
b.  First aid and CPR certifications.
c.  Flagging certification.
d.  Confined space certification.
e.  Public Operator Pesticide Applicator's license may be required within Public Works divisions.
f.  Competent Person certification may be required for Public Works divisions

Work Environment

The physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those occurring in the performance of the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; kneel, bend, or climb and to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee must be able to lift up to 25 pounds on a frequent basis; lift up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis; and lift and/or move between 50 - 100 pounds with assistance. Employees in the Sanitation Division must occasionally push and/or pull, without assistance, heavy commercial containers weighing up to 150 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
This position regularly works outside in various weather conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee may be exposed to physical hazards from mechanical and electrical equipment and also will sometimes work in hazardous areas under hazardous conditions. The employee occasionally works in traffic, near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and the risk of electrical shock and radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
This position works a regular schedule, however, incumbents may be called in to work at irregular times in emergency situations.
Regular and reliable attendance is an essential function of this position.
This position description generally describes the principle functions of the position and the level of knowledge and skills typically required. It does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and it is subject to change as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change.

The City of Marysville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability.

Posted in-house only:  10/3/19 - 10/9/19.

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