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City of Stockton, CA JANITOR in City of Stockton, California

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JANITOR

Salary

$3,211.82 - $3,924.84 Monthly

Location

City of Stockton, CA

Job Type

Classified

Department

Public Works

Job Number

1020-04384

Closing

10/22/2020 5:30 PM Pacific

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DEFINITION

OPEN/PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY

MONTHLY SALARY RANGE:

$3,211.82 - $3,376.89 - $3,550.46 - $3,732.96 - $3,924.84

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

TENTATIVE EXAMINATION DATE: Thursday, November 5, 2020 (Candidates must appear in person for the examination.)

The City of Stockton, Human Resources, will be following COVID-19 guidelines to ensure the safety of our attendees and staff. We will be enforcing social distancing throughout the examination process. If you are sick or having any symptoms, please do not attend the examination.

The City of Stockton's Public Works Department is seeking to fill a Janitor vacancy in the Operations and Maintenance division. This position reports to the Facilities Maintenance section, whose mission is to provide cost effective, reliable maintenance, janitorial and logistical support services to facilitate the delivery of safe, comfortable, high quality services in City facilities. Under general supervision, the Janitor performs routine custodial and cleaning duties and performs related work as assigned.

Schedule - The successful candidate will work a City of Stockton 9/80 schedule. In the 9/80 schedule employees work eight 9-hour days in a 2-week period, one 8-hour day and then receive one day off every other week. This means that every other weekend will be a three-day weekend. Working hours are 5:00 p.m. – 2:30 a.m. on the 9-hour days and 5:00 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. on the 8-hour day. To provide continuous janitorial services, candidate must be available for the following schedule: Tuesday through Saturday, with a Sunday/Monday weekend.

Incumbents in this position are included in the Civil Service system, in a "for-cause" employment status, and are represented by Operating Engineers Local No. 3, Trades and Maintenance Unit (Classified/Represented)

This recruitment is being conducted as an Open/Promotional recruitment. Current full-time City of Stockton employees may apply for this position as a promotional opportunity, and successful candidates will be placed on a promotional list. All other candidates may apply for this position as an open competitive opportunity, and successful candidates will be placed on an open list. The appointing authority will have the option of requesting names from the promotional list, the open list, or a combination of both.

This list may be used to fill future vacancies.

Prior to appointment, eligible candidates will be required to submit to and successfully pass an extensive Police Department background investigation, which will include fingerprinting.

Veteran's Preference:

This position is eligible to receive five (5) Veteran's Preference Points for entrance into the Civil Service. Veteran's Preference will not be granted on the promotional list. If you believe you may qualify for Veteran's Preference, a DD-214 Member 4 copy indicating at least 181 consecutive days of service must be received in the Human Resources office (see supplemental questionnaire for details in submitting DD-214 copy) by the final filing deadline.

Under general supervision, performs routine custodial and cleaning duties in municipal buildings and adjacent grounds; performs related work as assigned.

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS

This is the working level class in the janitorial series. Work is performed without immediate supervision in an assigned area. This class is distinguished from Senior Janitor in that the latter is the lead supervisory level in this series, responsible for assigning and reviewing the work of janitorial staff.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES (Illustrative Only)

  • Sweeps, mops, scrubs, and polishes floors; sweeps and vacuums rugs; spot cleans carpets.

  • Dusts and polishes furniture and woodwork; dusts radiators.

  • Empties, cleans and lines waste receptacles and disposes of trash.

  • Washes doors, windows, walls, ceilings, venetian blinds and furniture; polishes metalwork.

  • Cleans and disinfects restrooms; restocks restroom supplies as necessary.

  • Cleans lighting fixtures and replaces light bulbs and fluorescent tubes.

  • Moves office furniture and equipment and may make minor repairs; reports the need for maintenance and repair.

  • Strips, seals and buffs floors.

  • Closes windows, turns off lights, and locks doors to secure buildings.

  • Maintains equipment and materials in proper condition.

  • Keeps basic records of work performed, time sheets, etc.

  • Observes safe working practices, including maintaining storage areas in a safe condition.

  • Corrects or reports any safety or fire hazards.

  • Follows label instructions to mix and dilute cleansers, disinfectants and stripping agents to ensure proper strength for use.

  • Uses a wide variety of tools, equipment and supplies.

  • Reports unauthorized persons and other security problems.

  • Sets up meeting rooms and rearranges furniture.

  • Sets up stages for special events; operates curtains and lighting and sound systems; performs minor painting and carpentry repairs at the Civic Auditorium; moves risers and chairs to other sites for special events.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience:

Possession of a high school diploma or GED and six months of experience in janitorial or custodial work.

Other Requirements:

Must possess a valid California driver's license. Must possess sufficient strength and stamina to maneuver equipment weighing up to 40 pounds. Must be willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions and to work evening shifts, standby, and overtime as necessary.

Knowledge of:

  • Proper cleaning methods, and the safe usage of cleaning materials, disinfectants, janitorial tools and equipment;

  • Use and minor maintenance of hand and power tools and equipment used in janitorial work; and

  • Safety practices and equipment related to the work.

Skill in:

  • Understanding and following written and oral instructions;

  • Completing assignments independently without immediate supervision; and

  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those encountered in the course of the work.

This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirement of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Any essential function or requirement of this class will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent/applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodation for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent/applicant when possible.

The Examination:

Applicants who qualify in terms of relevant work experience and education, that best fit the needs of the City, will be invited to participate in the examination process. The examination process will include a written examination weighted 100%. However, the City reserves the right to utilize alternative testing methods if deemed necessary. Candidates must receive a minimum passing score of 70%, as determined by the relative performance of all candidates in all portions of the examination. In the event of identical ratings, candidates' names will be arranged in order of application date/time, and, if the same, then arranged alphabetically.

ALL APPLICATIONS AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS MUST BE COMPLETED FULLY AND SUBMITTED ON AN OFFICIAL CITY OF STOCKTON APPLICATION FORM. (DO NOT STATE "REFER TO RESUME" ON YOUR APPLICATION OR SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE.) INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS WILL BE REJECTED AND CANNOT BE REVISED AFTER SUBMITTAL ON OR BEFORE THE FINAL FILING DATE. POSTMARKS, FACSIMILES, AND PHOTOCOPIES OF THE CITY'S EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. RESUMES ARE WELCOMED BUT SHOULD BE SUBMITTED AS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ONLY.

The information in this announcement concerning the terms and conditions of employment does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract, and these provisions are subject to change.

NOTE:

  • After on-line submittal, immediate notification will appear on your screen indicating your application has been received. Please print this notice as proof of filing.

  • Notices and correspondence will be sent via emal only. No paper notices will be mailed to applicants. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure a correct email address is provided and that correspondence is received.

  • NeoGov.com: You will receive correspondence via the e-mail address you placed on your application. Some e-mail accounts have been known to place these e-mails in the spam/junk folder. Please check your e-mail folders and accept e-mails ending with neogov.com.

In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et seq., all City of Stockton employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath.

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