Senior Maint. Worker (Parks Division)

City of Oakdale
OAKDALE, CA Full-time   Marketing
Posted on February 12, 2020


Senior Maint. Worker (Parks Division)



Recruitment #: PSD-20-001

Comre join our City of Oakdale FAMILY and be part of the best Public Works Department around! With a great team, rewarding work, and excellent benefits, you can be part of an elite group of highly trained professionals!

Continuous Recruitment - Until Filled


Salary $3,874 - $4,648 / PLUS 2% COLA increases in Jul 2020 & Jul 2021.

Performance Pay – 2.5% to 5%

Retirement - CalPERS enrollment. The City does not participate in social security.

Health Insurance – Excellent health benefits including medical, dental vision coverage. City pays $980 per month plus one half of any premium costs in excess of $1050 each month towards medical, dental and vision coverage.

Life Insurance – $20,000 term life policy

Holidays – 12 paid holidays per calendar year

Vacation – 80 hours annually increasing based upon years of service, with annual cash payment option for those with maximum accrual

Sick Leave – Accrues at 8 hours per pay month (96 hours annually) with option to convert up to 24 hours to pay or leave with pay

Uniform Allowance - $200 per year boot allowance 

Performs skilled advanced journey level work and provides technical and functional supervision of the work of a crew in the maintenance of streets, water distribution, sewer collection, buildings and other public works areas. This position will work in the Parks Division. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


  • Supervise and direct the work of a crew of maintenance workers in performance of duties at a work site. 
  • Perform advanced journey level maintenance work assignments on streets, water and sewer lines and other public works. 
  • Read, understand and apply safety procedures in operating equipment and performing work assignments. 
  • Operate specialized and motorized equipment used in public works maintenance work. 
  • Read, understand and implement schematic diagrams and blueprints. 
  • Establish, maintain effective relationships. 
  • Meet schedules and time lines. 
  • Maintain records and prepare reports. 
  • Understand, follow oral and written directions. 


  • Assignment, direction and oversight of crews working on public works maintenance work. 
  • Safety procedures in use of tools and equipment and performance of duties. 
  • Principles and practices of maintenance and repair of streets, water and sewer lines and other public works. 
  • Pumps, valves and backflow devices. 
  • Techniques and procedures of basic carpentry, metalworking, masonry, painting, mechanical and electrical work. 
  • Reading and implementing blue print and schematic directions. 
  • Use and operation of tools and equipment used in maintenance work. 
  • Department operations and policies. 
  • Applicable sections of codes and laws. 


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); four years’ experience as a Maintenance Worker II with the City; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 


  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license. 
  • Obtain a minimum of a Class B driver’s license permit within 90 days of hire and the Class B license within 1 year of hire. 
  • Equipment operators license if assigned to heavy equipment operations


  • Interested and qualified persons are invited to submit a City of Oakdale Application to Human Resources at 
  • As an alternate method, you may also mail your application to City of Oakdale, Attn: HR, 280 North Third Avenue, Oakdale, California, 95361. Additional job information and City Application are available at or call (209) 845-3595. 
  • Following review of the applications, interviews will be scheduled with the candidates whose qualifications most closely match the position.