GVRD is looking for a Maintenance Specialist who wants to join our great crew and help us better our community. This position is responsible for completing skilled maintenance tasks (electrical, mechanical, structural) in the operation and repair of District facilities, troubleshooting equipment, managing projects completed by contractors, and scheduling repairs. This is a lead & technical journey level class within the Facilities series.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES ·Assists management in establishing schedules and methods for providing maintenance and inspection services. Identifies resource needs and make recommendations to supervisor(s). ·Assesses technical requirements needed to repair, modify, maintain and rehabilitate buildings, structures and equipment throughout the District. Monitors, repairs, and adjusts swimming pool equipment and water chemistry. Maintains schedules for maintenance and inspection. Installs new parts and equipment. Cleans and chlorinates pool. ·Operates construction and maintenance equipment and power tools including, but not limited to, backhoes, graders, jack hammers, compressors, welders, saws, drills and truck mounted man-lifts. ·Operates, electrical or mechanical equipment including pump stations, swimming pools, moveable pool floor control and hydraulic systems. Troubleshoots problems and repairs or replaces equipment as required. ·Adhere to established safety regulations and precautions related to all work performed. ·Maintains District buildings and structures. Inspects, troubleshoots, and repairs electrical systems, plumbing, HVAC systems, and all other associated building maintenance including pest control and underground water supply and utilities. ·Participates in the acquisition of materials and supplies. Researches price and availability and solicits bids as needed. Purchases parts and materials for repairs and maintenance. ·Assists and participates in planning, setup, monitoring, inspection and sign-off of contracted work projects. Acts as a District liaison to work directly with contractors on projects. ·Prepares reports on operations, inspections, maintenance procedures and activities. ·Assists and participates in planning, coordinating and directing of preventive maintenance programs. ·Performs related work as required.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES ·Work requires providing functional and technical supervision over lower level Maintenance classifications. ·This position may assist Maintenance management in overseeing work quality, training, instructing, and work assignments.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Required Education and Experience ·High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalency ·Three (3) to five (5) years' experience in facility construction and maintenance or as a licensed contractor ·For incumbents in lower classifications within the series seeking promotion, at least three years experience as a Parks Maintenance Worker II or equivalent. ·Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities Required Licenses or Certifications ·Possession of a California Class C driver’s license. ·Possession of or ability to obtain Qualified Applicator Certificate upon hire or as soon as administratively possible within the probation period. COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE OF JOB DUTIES Knowledge of: ·English grammar, spelling, and punctuation ·Principles and practices of basic bookkeeping ·Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment ·Operations, services and activities of public works, parks, and landscape maintenance programs ·Principles of lead supervision and training ·Methods and techniques of construction, maintenance, and repair related park maintenance ·Operational characteristics of mechanical equipment and tools used in parks maintenance ·Occupational hazards and standard safety practicesSkill in: ·Interpersonal skills necessary to develop and maintain effective and appropriate working relationships ·Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature ·Performing basic mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, and ratios Ability to: ·Meet schedules and deadlines of the work ·Understand and carry out oral and written directions ·Accurately organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files ·Maintain the confidentiality of information and professional boundaries ·Perform skilled maintenance in construction and repair work in the area of work assigned ·Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing ·Establish and maintain effective working relationships ·Operate a variety of vehicular and stationary mechanical equipment in a safe and effective manner ·Read and interpret basic maps and blueprints WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL DEMANDS ·This position requires frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards and requires medium physical effort. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk. Incumbents may be required to exert up to up to 35 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects.
About Greater Vallejo Recreation District
The Greater Vallejo Recreation District is a Special Service District that has been serving area residents for over sixty years. As a Special Service District, GVRD operates as a separate government agency from the City of Vallejo. GVRD manages 407 acres of public park space including 20 neighborhood parks, 10 community parks, 6 special purpose parks, and Olympic-size swimming pool and 4 community centers. GVRD maintains over 1,000 acres of public land.
GVRD is governed by a five-member Board of Directors. With 30 plus full time and approximately 155 part-time and seasonal employees, GVRD operates on a 2018-2019 fiscal year budget of $7.9 million for general fund operations and Measure K funding amounting to $2.2 million. The Measure K funding is being utilized to purchase necessary equipment, improve parks, facilities.