CPRS Job Listing

Job Ad ID: 739

Service and Maintenance Aide (Hourly)

Salary: $14.00 - $17.02 Hourly
Location: Modesto
Closing Date:

This is an hourly position, limited to working approximately 19 hours per week or 1000 hours annually, whichever comes first. This position is non-benefitted and is designated as a non-classified, at-will position.    

The City of Modesto is currently recruiting for Service and Maintenance Aides to join our team. The Service and Maintenance Aide is used to provide unskilled/semi-skilled labor and maintenance work. Service and Maintenance Aides are assigned to the City's Public Works Department, Utilities Department, Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department and Modesto Police Department are used in various divisions including parks, streets, community forestry, graffiti abatement, building services, and water operations.    
Employees must be willing to work flexible hours including weekends, nights, holidays, and/or split-shift assignments.   
Applicants will be assessed on the application submitted. Due to the volume of applications received, resumes will not be screened for the purpose of determining who is the most qualified to compete in the testing process. It is the applicant's responsibility to fill out the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application with complete information and adequate detail. Do not substitute any part of the application with the words "SEE RESUME."    
All applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be invited to the next phase of the testing process which will be a oral board interview.  

The following information is provided for you to use as a reference and as a planning tool. Human Resources is unable to schedule make-up interviews.  

Tentative Testing Schedule  

Applications received by 5:00 pm on May 28, 2021 will be invited to a selection interview to be conducted in June 10, 2021.  

Human Resources reserves the right to revise the testing process to best meet the needs of the City.  


Knowledge of:

Safe work practices.

Tools, materials, and equipment used in general maintenance work.
Ability to:
Understand and follow oral and written directions.
Depending on assignment, perform occasional lifting of 75 to 100 lbs.
Work in confined spaces.
Perform manual labor and custodial duties of a routine nature in assigned maintenance area.
Read and write at a level necessary for acceptable job performance.
Perform basic arithmetic.
Follow and interpret written instructions.
Respond appropriately to deadlines and emergencies.
Prepare basic reports and maintain work records.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work.

Experience and Training Guidelines:
 Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
No specific experience is required.
High School diploma or GED equivalency.
Possession of a valid California driver's license. Before an offer of employment can be made, candidates are required to provide a current DMV printout.
Additional Requirements:
Must be a minimum 18 years of age at time of application.
When assigned to Airport, a FAA background is required.
When assigned to Police, candidates are subject to a background investigation including fingerprinting.

How To Apply:

Visit https://www.modestogov.com/345/Job-Listings to apply. This is a continuous recruitment. 

Agency: City of Modesto
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