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- Eureka, California
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extra Help Laborer Department Of Aviation job at County of Humboldt in Eureka CA
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DEFINITIONNOTE: The successful candidate for this position will be required to undergo Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) background investigations.These Department of Aviation positions perform minor maintenance and repairs on airport buildings facilities equipment and vehicles; operates and maintains a variety of vehicles and equipment such as trucks tractors forklifts pumps and power and hand tools. These positions will be part-time.Under direct supervision performs light and heavy semi-skilled manual labor for a variety of County maintenance projects.DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICSThis is a semi-skilled class with incumbents performing a variety of duties involving manual labor on County maintenance projects. Positions are characterized by the presence of fairly clear guidelines from which to make decisions and the availability of supervision in non-routine circumstances.EXAMPLES OF DUTIESDuties if assigned to Road Maintenance: Assists County road crews to break and remove surfaces; digs shovels hauls loads and unloads soils sands asphalt mixes and other materials. Operates and maintains a variety of hand and power tools related to the work including jackhammers pavement breakers and tampers. Operates a variety of small trucks and light construction equipment. Assists in repairing and maintaining culverts ditches and drainage structures; excavates and clears roads and ditches. Assists in traffic monitoring and control including the flagging of vehicles and the distribution of signs and safety cones. Performs brush clearance tree removal and weed control work. Observes safe work methods and safety practices related to work and uses appropriate safety equipment. Maintains basic records of daily work performed. Performs related work as required.Duties if assigned to Facilities Maintenance: Moves and maintains office furniture and equipment. Sets up and removes furniture for meetings. Sets up and removes furniture and other miscellaneous items for clients as needed. Makes repairs on doors windows floors lockers gates roofs and ceilings. Oils and replaces chair casters; recovers desk tops; lubricates drawer slides. Constructs new walls ceilings and flooring. Installs new plugs on electrical appliances. Maintains facility grounds; performs mowing and basic grounds keeping picks up trash. Unstops drains and toilets. Assists custodial staff in maintaining clean work and office areas. Prepares surfaces for painting wallpapering or staining. Applies paint to building interiors and exteriors fixtures and equipment. Prepares and paints or stains cabinets doors woodwork and other surfaces. Orders parts and materials as directed. Maintains an inventory of necessary cleaning and maintenance supplies. Keeps accurate and timely records of building maintenance activities. Uses computerized/electronic equipment as required. Makes deliveries. Performs related work as required.QUALIFICATIONSKnowledge of: Safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work. Operation and maintenance of a wide variety of hand and power tools.Skill in: Safely operating a pickup truck or assigned vehicle. Maintaining routine records of work activities. Understanding and following written and oral instructions. Communicating clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Establishing maintaining and fostering positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Performing heavy physical labor. Using and caring for tools supplies and materials required in the work. Using computerized/electronic equipment as required. Reading and understanding blueprints construction drawings and schematics.Other Requirements: Must possess a valid California drivers license. Essential duties require the following physical abilities and work environment: Ability to sit stand walk kneel crouch squat stoop reach crawl twist climb and lift heavy objects up to 100 lbs; exposure to noise outdoors confining work space electrical hazards mechanical hazards heavy traffic in addition to other workplace hazards.Desirable Education and Experience: A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills outlined above is: Sufficient formal and/or informal education to assure successful job performance and some full-time work experience.WORKING CONDITIONS and ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONSelection ProcedureThe Countys Human Resources system operates by a set of rules and procedures which ensure that employees are hired and promoted on the basis of merit and fitness for the job. Jobs are filled through competitive examinations.A complete online application is required for this position. All application materials will be reviewed by a panel of subject matter experts. Those candidates considered to be the most qualified based on the application materials submitted will be invited to a written and/or oral examination or an evaluation of education and experience.Policy of NondiscriminationThe County of Humboldt does not discriminate on the basis of mental or physical disability in the admission or access to treatment or employment in its programs or activities. Human Resources is wheelchair-accessible by entering the Courthouse from the ramp located on the east side of the building next to the marked handicapped parking. Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities or religious convictions. Contact Human Resources at (707) ###-#### well in advance of the examination for assistance.The County is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race religion or religious creed color age sex sexual orientation national origin ancestry marital status medical condition mental or physical disability military service or any other classification protected by federal state or local laws or ordinances. Reasonable accommodation may be made in the testing procedure as well as the work site. If you need accommodation for an exam due to a disability please contact the Human Resources office as soon as possible.How to ApplyA complete original application must be filed for each position you are interested in applying for. Applications may only be submitted online through the Countys automated application system at no later than the final filing date listed on the job flyer. All applications are screened by subject matter experts. The most qualified candidates may then be invited for further testing.It is important that your application show all the relevant experience and education you possess.Please read the job requirements section of the announcement. Be sure you meet these requirements since they will be carefully evaluated during the selection process. Your performance in this examination will be compared with the performance of others who take the test. All candidates who pass will be ranked according to their scores. The examination results will be emailed to you as quickly as possible. Scores will be provided in writing only.MEDICAL EXAMINATION: A pre-employment medical examination provided by the County may be required upon offer of employment.OTHER EXAMINATIONS: Some positions also require psychological evaluation and/or extensive background investigation.LICENSES: Some classifications require possession of valid professional and/or technical licenses. Some classifications may require the possession of a valid California drivers license.PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Persons appointed to regular County positions serve a probationary period. This is normally six months but may be up to one year. All designated safety employees serve a one year probationary period.EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY: It is the Countys intention to hire only those workers who are authorized to work in the United States pursuant to the Immigration Act of 1990. If you are offered employment you will be required to verify your eligibility to work in the United States. For law enforcement positions you will be required to verify your U.S. citizenship or legalized status.The County is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race religion or religious creed color age sex sexual orientation national origin ancestry marital status medical condition mental or physical disability military service or any other classification protected by federal state or local laws or ordinances. Reasonable accommodation may be made in the testing procedure as well as the work site. If you need accommodation for an exam due to a disability please contact the Human Resources office as soon as possible.All County of Humboldt employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.THE PROVISIONS OF THIS BULLETIN DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN EXPRESS OR IMPLIED CONTRACT. THE COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE NECESSARY MODIFICATIONS TO THE EXAMINATION PLAN IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE HUMBOLDT COUNTY MERIT SYSTEM RULES.
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