Do you enjoy working outdoors as part of a team? Do you enjoy making a difference in the community? Are you looking for a career with growth opportunities? As a Crew Worker II, you'll spend about 90% of your time working on projects in the field and 10% driving commercial motor vehicles (including snowplow, streetsweeper, heavy equipment, trucks, etc.).
About City of Lake Stevens
Lake Stevens is generally a residential community with access to numerous commercial, retail and recreational opportunities. Of course, the crown jewel of the community is the lake itself, which boasts some of the greatest water recreational opportunities in the county. Lake Stevens is also uniquely situated, being close to the lake, ocean, and Cascade mountains, to take advantage of many outdoor activities. The Lake Stevens Schools are excellent and coupled with a city priority of parks and increased walkability, makes Lake Stevens an ideal place to raise a family.
The City of Lake Stevens operates under the mayor-council system. The city’s motto, “One Community Around the Lake”, embodies our quality of life, top-ranked school district, and the City Council’s commitment to providing excellent services and amenities for its residents.
Why City of Lake Stevens?
This position performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance, operation, and repair tasks to City streets, surface water facilities, buildings, structures, parks, and other City owned facilities. Operates a variety of construction and maintenance equipment and small hand power tools including dump truck, snow plow and sander, front-end loader, street painting machine, vactor trucks, riding turf mower, backhoe, track hoe, tractors, jack hammer, backpack blower, chainsaw, brush trimmers, boom bucket, paint sprayer, concrete saw, boom mower, and other specialized equipment; maintains hand tools and assigned equipment; performs limited servicing, operational servicing, safety inspections, and general preventive maintenance on equipment.
This is the full journey level class within the Crew Worker series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Crew Worker I by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned including the more complex construction, maintenance, operations, and repair duties, operating a variety of equipment, providing training to less experienced Crew Workers, and possesses a Commercial Driver’s License. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. Positions in this class require prior experience. This is a broad classification with individual positions assigned to specific functional areas; duties and assignments may overlap depending on the operational needs of the department and staffing levels.
Work is performed under general supervision. Supervisor defines objectives, priorities, and deadlines; and assists incumbent with unusual situations, which do not have clear objectives or precedents. Incumbent plans and carries out assignments and handles problems and deviations in accordance with instructions, policies, procedures and/or accepted practices. Work is evaluated for technical soundness and conformity to practice and policy.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Physical Duties/Work Environment
Please see the attached questionnaire for position specific physical requirements and typical working conditions. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described in the attached form are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk; and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit for extended periods of time and type on a keyboard for extended periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus.
Work is primarily performed outdoors, subject to travelling by City vehicle from site to site several times each day. While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; regularly works in outside weather conditions, and exposed to changing weather conditions such as rain, sun, and snow; and regularly works in confined spaces, pits, open excavations, and heavy vehicle traffic areas on urban streets. The incumbent is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration and frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The incumbent is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock; and occasionally works in extreme cold, extreme heat, and on elevated reservoirs. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud to very loud while operating machinery or working near equipment.
The incumbent may also be required to work on weekends, evenings, and holidays; subject to call back after normal work hours for emergency work. The incumbent may be required to carry a city phone after hours and on weekends. The incumbent may be required to work alone during work hours and on emergency call outs after hours. The incumbent may also be exposed to individuals who are irate or hostile.
Education: High school diploma or GED; and
Experience: Minimum four (4) years of maintenance, repair, and construction experience in streets, storm, or other comparable public works area of service;
Or: Any combination of education and experience, which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the job, may be substituted for these qualifications.
Examples of these skills may include:
Licenses, Certifications and Other Requirements:
This position is subject to the drug and alcohol testing requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA). For more information, please go to Drug & Alcohol Testing Program.
How to Apply
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Your relevant experience may be evaluated to determine salary. Therefore, it is very important that the “Work Experience” portion of the application be completed in as much detail as possible.
In order to be considered for this opportunity, please include the following with your online application:
The City of Lake Stevens is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, veteran’s status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.
There are no limitations to who's a best fit to serve this community. If we contact you for an interview and you need specific accommodations, please let us know. We're happy to make the arrangements. We’ll need to know ten (10) days in advance to make sure we get you situated, so Human Resources at (425) 622-9400. You're also welcome to mail your request to City of Lake Stevens Human Resources, P.O. Box 257, Lake Stevens, WA 98258; or email to HR@lakestevenswa.gov.
|Snohomish County Only||This job is either located or can be performed in Snohomish County|
|Yearly Salary||$65,000 - $74,999|
|Estimated Start Date||2021/03/22|
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