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Job Announcement: Susanville Indian Rancheria: Maintenance Worker II

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

Susanville Indian Rancheria: Maintenance Worker II

POSITION TITLE: Maintenance Worker II
STARTING SALARY: $ 14.72/hr.
STATUS: Temporary
HOURS: Full Time (40 per week)
SUBJECT TO P.L. 101-630: No
BENEFITS: Highly competitive package *See below

Under immediate supervision, performs unskilled and/or skilled manual labor in the construction, maintenance and repair of public works facilities including water and sewer systems, tribal roads, sidewalks, signs, graffiti removal, storm drains, tree trimming and abatement of nuisances in the public right of way and animal control ordinances. Performs a variety of semi-skilled and unskilled tasks involved in the maintenance, limited construction, or repair of tribal buildings and facilities, performs related work as assigned.

1. Within the Public Works Water Department, participates in the work of a water crew engaged in installing, removing and repairing large and small services, cutting, fitting, laying and repairing water mains, cleaning and flushing water mains, repairing mains, valves and hydrants. Inspecting, testing and operating valves, fittings and related water distribution equipment, keeping truck stocked with supplies and materials, repairing fire hydrants and flow testing related equipment. Locating, excavating and repairing water lines and related facilities. Inspecting water projects for leaks, decayed pipes, spills, installing barricades, and routing traffic in a safe manner.
2. Within the Public Works Sewer Department, participate in the work of a sewer crew engaged in installing, removing and repairing large/small services, cutting, fitting, laying and repairing sewer mains, cleaning and flushing sewer mains, repairing mains and valves; inspecting, testing and operating valves, fittings and related sewer equipment; keeping truck stocked with supplies and materials; locating, excavating and repairing sewer lines and related facilities; inspecting sewer projects for leaks, decayed pipes and spills, installing barricades and routing traffic in a safe manner. Assists in the SCADA system, including, gathering input/output data into computer database management software.
3. Within the Public Works Department, participates in the work of the street maintenance crew engaged in repairing and replacing concrete sidewalks, curbs, gutters and other concrete structures and maintaining Tribal street/roads with hot or cold asphalt mix; cleaning storm drains and catch basins, operating a variety of equipment and using a variety of tools/equipment such as rollers, dump trucks, jack hammers, air compressors, tractor, setting up traffic control and safety zones.
4. Participates in the work of the traffic crew engaged in installing and maintaining street signs and street markings; uses a variety of equipment and tools such as welders, paint striper,
airless painter, and chemical sprayer.
5. Participates in the work of a crew engaged maintaining and repairing sewer mains, storm drains and lift station; assists in the operation of the hydrojetter to clean sewer lines, cleans blockages to sewer lines and drains and catch basins.
6. Performs weed abatement related tasks; assists in trimming and removing trees from a boom truck.
7. Assists with a variety of carpentry, masonry, plumbing and electrical repair work; cleans plugged drains, performs routine maintenance on valves, fitting and other fixtures; installs new plumbing fixtures, builds cabinets and shelves, constructs or repairs walls, platforms and ramps, finishes wood and repairs a variety of wooden objects, prepares surfaces for painting, applies paint varnish, shellac, enamel, or other protective finishes to various surfaces. Repairs and finishes concrete for monuments and plaques.
8. Reads meters and enters readings, rereads meters and notes, correct meter reading, evaluates meter condition and meter service area; repair line fittings such as gate valves, meter connections, angle stops, pipes, and curb stops, repairs meters in the field by changing glasses, replacing registers an re-setting boxes, cleans dirt and weeds from meter boxes and trims bushes and trees obstructing meter boxes.
9. Learns to operate and operates a variety of light, medium and heavy equipment including street sweeper, backhoes, boom truck, dump trucks; checks equipment and performs routing maintenance; operates a variety of hand and power tools.
10. Maintains and cares for supplies, facilities and equipment; performs routine maintenance and equipment, safety inspections; reports maintenance and safety hazards to appropriate personnel.
11. Other duties as assigned.

1. One (1) to three (3) years’ experience.
2. Working knowledge of common tools and equipment used in construction and maintenance work.
3. Knowledge of grounds maintenance methods and techniques.
4. Knowledge of operation and maintenance of tools and equipment used in grounds maintenance.
5. Knowledge of basic safety precautions and procedures.
6. Knowledge of traffic laws, ordinances and rules related to truck and heavy equipment operations, equipment and procedures involved in the construction, maintenance and repair of street, roads and drainage systems.
7. Knowledge of the materials, tools, and methods used in general building repair and maintenance.
8. Possess basic skills in the operation of a variety of equipment and vehicles.
9. Possess basic skills in the use of hand and power tools.
10. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent from an accredited high school.
11. Must have a valid driver’s license.
12. Must pass pre-employment background investigation.
13. Must pass pre-employment drug test.

1. PHYSICAL SAFETY: The work requires moderate physical exertion such as long periods of standing, repetitively lifting lightweight objects with frequent bending or stooping, recurring lifting of moderately heavy items. Occasionally lifts heavy objects (over 50 pounds). Job requires average agility and dexterity.
2. WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Regular exposure to unfavorable environments such as weather, industrial chemicals, or confined, dirty and noisy locations. Employees may be required to use personal protective equipment such as masks, boots, goggles, gloves, or shields.

• Uphold all principles of confidentiality.
• Adhere to all professional and ethical behavior standards.
• Interact in an honest, trustworthy and respectful manner with employees, visitors and vendors.
• Participate in departmental staff meetings, quality management activities, cultural and educational programs.
• Comply with policies and procedures.
• Maintain a current insurable driver’s license.
• Display respect and understanding of Susanville Rancheria’s traditions and values.
• The way the employee relates to fellow employees, customers and visitors is considered parallel in importance to technical knowledge and ability.
• Any attitude or behavior that will tarnish the name or reputation of the Susanville Indian Rancheria will not be tolerated and is subject to disciplinary action.

1st Preference: Enrolled member of a Federally Recognized Tribe.
2nd Preference: Documented proof of Veteran Status, i.e. DD-214, Veterans Benefit Card.
3rd Preference: Non-Native applicant.

The Susanville Indian Rancheria offers its Full-Time employees a highly competitive benefits package, including: annual cost-of-living increases (based on SSA COLA); eligibility for annual merit increases; twelve paid holidays; thirteen days paid sick leave; up to twenty-six days paid annual leave (depending on length of service); maternity leave; paternity leave; affordable group health, dental, vision, and life insurance; and 401(k) retirement plan.

All applicants are required to submit a Susanville Indian Rancheria/ Lassen Indian Health Center application. Applications can be found on our website at: www.sir-nsn.gov/human-resources/ (SIR – LIHC – Gaming Commission Application for Employment P.L. 101-630 Requirements) or picked up at 745 Joaquin Street, Susanville, CA.

Only complete applications will be considered. For your application to be considered complete you must attach the following:
1. Completed Susanville Indian Rancheria/Lassen Indian Health Center Application.
2. Copy of your High School Diploma or College Degree or transcripts documenting your graduation or completion of your Degree.
3. Copy of your valid Driver’s License.
4. Copy of any other certification required.
5. Copy of Tribal Card, if claiming Indian Preference.
6. Copy of DD214 or other proof of Veteran status, if claiming Veteran’s Preference.
7. An additional statement on how you meet each minimum qualification.

Complete applications can be dropped off in person to the Human Resources Office at 745 Joaquin Street, Susanville, California, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. They may also be emailed to nmerkle@sir-nsn.gov or faxed to (530) 251-1895 or mailed to the above address. All applications must be received by 5:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement.


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