Facilities Technician (Part-time/Contract)
Company: Government jobs
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Contract Facilities Technicians work under general supervision and
are responsible for maintaining City buildings and facilities.
The Contract Facilities Technician position performs a variety of
manual, semiskilled, and skilled duties related to the maintenance
and repair of various City and facilities and structures including
plumbing, electrical, painting, and carpentry work, as well as the
safe operation of a variety of tools and equipment necessary to
perform the tasks assigned. This position will work directly with
supervisors to coordinate more technical repairs with licensed
contractors. Work schedule may vary including working weekends and
Reserve Facilities Technicians are part-time, temporary positions.
Incumbents work less than 999 hours a year at approximately 19
hours a week. Work schedules may vary and incumbents may be
required to work weekends.
Examples of Important & Essential Duties (included but not limited
Essential Duties:(These duties are a representative sample;
position assignments may vary.)
- Repairs and replaces fixtures, bulbs, switches, outlets,
fluorescent tubes and other minor electrical work; coordinates with
contractors for major repairs.
- Prepares surfaces for wall patching, texturing and painting,
paint touch up, and graffiti removal.
- Replaces intake filters and programming thermostat controls;
coordinates with contractors for repairs.
- Inspects plumbing fixtures including sinks, toilets, faucets
and pipes, operating shutoff valves, performs minor leak detection
and assessment, and unclogs drain lines; coordinates with
contractors for major repairs.
- Repairs and replaces hinges and handles, installs new locks,
repairs or replaces windows.
- Performs door, cabinetry, and furniture repairs, such as
re-attaching arms and legs to chairs, securing chair seats, and
adjusting door closers.
- Works and sets up and breaks down for special events, program
events and meetings.
- Performs minor repairs to interior and exterior building
surfaces including ceilings, walls, flooring and roofing.
- Moves, hauls and repairs or replaces furniture, filing cabinets
and other office equipment; hangs pictures and name plates.
- Operates hand and portable power tools necessary to complete
any assigned task.
- Maintains accurate records of supplies, materials, equipment
and time spent on repairs; requests necessary materials, supplies
and equipment necessary to perform efficiently and independently to
complete maintenance or repair tasks.
- Responds to public inquiries in a courteous manner, providing
information within the area of assignment, and resolving complaints
in an efficient and effective manner.
- Responds to emergency maintenance or repair calls.
- Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
- Building maintenance practices, heating and air conditioning
- Painting techniques;
- Operational characteristics of various maintenance equipment
and tools including light power driven equipment, and power and
hand tools used in the maintenance and repair of buildings and
- Shop math applicable to the trade(s) in use;
- Principles and practices of record keeping;
- General design, construction, installation, repair and
maintenance of building, facilities, grounds and open space;
- Plumbing, pipe fitting and mechanical devices used in water
- Occupational hazards and standard safety practices;
- Methods and techniques of safe chemical use, storage and
- Safe driving principles and practices.
- Perform strenuous physical labor with agility and
- Operate a variety of vehicular and stationary mechanical
equipment in a safe and effective manner;
- Operate a variety of maintenance and repair tools and equipment
in a safe and effective manner;
- Operate a motor vehicle safely, observing legal and defensive
- Perform semi-skilled work in carpentry, plumbing, roofing,
painting, mechanical, heating, air conditioning, and
- Identify building maintenance needs and take corrective
- Estimate time and material requirements;
- Troubleshoot mechanical problems;
- Repair and maintain a variety of mechanical equipment;
- Read, interpret and apply a wide variety of technical
information from manuals, drawing, specifications, layouts,
blueprints and schematics;
- Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment
- Apply good judgment and practical knowledge to resolve unusual
or irregular problems in the area of facilities maintenance;
- Perform duties in a manner to maximize public safety in the
area of building maintenance and construction;
- Exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and
sensitivity in response to changing situation and needs;
- Understand pertinent procedures and functions quickly and apply
them without immediate supervision;
- Prepare and maintain complete and accurate records;
- Work independently in the absence of supervision;
- Understand and follow oral and written instructions;
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in
- Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public;
- Establish and maintain positive working relationships with
those contacted in the course of work;
- Comply with all pertinent Federal, State and local codes, laws
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction
with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to
exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Training and Experience:
High School Diploma, or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.), plus
two years' experience in a wide variety of construction trades or,
an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to
successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those
- California Driver's License Application Process and
An on-line application is required please apply by August 14,
The City of Encinitas and the San Dieguito Water District provide
equal opportunity employment for all persons without regard to
race, color, religion/religious creed, sex, sexual orientation,
national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression,
physical disability, mental disability, marital status, age,
physical disability, ancestry, genetic information, medical
condition, political affiliations, veteran status, Family Leave Act
status, AB60 CA Driver's License status or status with pregnancy,
child birth or breastfeeding. The City and Water District encourage
minorities, disabled persons and women to apply. Qualified
applicants who move to the next level of the selection process must
notify the Human Resources Office if accommodation is needed. A
thorough background check will be conducted for the candidate(s)
seriously considered for the position including fingerprinting and
reference checking. A contingent job offer may be given pending the
results of medical evaluation, which includes a physical, TB test
and drug and alcohol screening. Applicants will be required to
submit verification of the legal right to work in the United
States. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an
expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this
bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. All employees
must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination (including booster if
eligible) as a condition of employment.
City of Encinitas & San Dieguito Water District
2022 Benefits Summary
Cafeteria Health Plan
The City provides $14,600 annually towards the purchase of
qualified benefits on a pre-tax basis under the City's Section 125
Cafeteria Benefits Plan. Qualified benefits include: health,
dental, vision, dependent care flexible spending account (FSA),
healthcare FSA, parking and transit FSA. The remaining balance is
available as additional taxable income, up to $7,098 per year
($295.75 twice monthly). Health insurance benefits are provided
through California Public Employees' Retirement System
The City contracts with the California Public Employees' Retirement
Tier 1 - Classic 2.7% @ 55
Tier 2 - Classic 2% @ 60
Tier 3 - New Member 2% @ 62
457 Deferred Compensation
The City offers a 457 and/or 401(a) deferred compensation. These
accounts are voluntary and employee funded.
Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment and Long Term Disability
The City provides Basic Group Term Life Insurance, Accidental Death
and Dismemberment (AD&D) and Long Term Disability Insurance
(LTD). Group Term Life Insurance is equal to 1x your basic annual
earnings up to a maximum of $150,000. AD&D is up to the amount
of your Group Term Life Insurance. LTD benefits are 66% of monthly
earnings up to a maximum of $8,000 per month. San Dieguito Water
District employees pay for their LTD premium. Employees may choose
to purchase additional life insurance through the City's Voluntary
Optional Life Insurance program.
Sick Leave (Maximum Four Units)
The City's Income Protection Plan (IPP) protects employees who
become incapacitated by a single episode of illness, injury or
disability for one or more work days, not to exceed ninety (90)
calendar days (520 hours). New hires shall receive one Unit of
Benefit upon hire. Subsequent units shall accrue at the rate of one
Unit every quarter until twelve (12) months have been completed.
After twelve (12) months of employment, the employee shall accrue a
Unit per month, except for any month in which an absence has
occurred. Employees who were hired prior to June 30, 2003 and
remain consistently employed by the City and/or SDWD earn five (5)
Employees earn vacation hours based on the following years of
Hours of Paid Vacation Per Year
Hire - 5 Years 104 Hours
6 - 10 Years 128 Hours
11 - 15 Years 152 Hours
16+ Years 184 Hours
Credit is given to new employees for related continuous prior
public service employment at the rate of one year for every two
Paid Leave for Family Member Illness
Each new full time employee is granted a beginning balance of
fourteen (14) hours of paid time off to attend to family member(s)
in need of the employee's assistance in times of illness. One hour
of additional paid leave is accrued each pay period. The maximum
accrual is seventy-eight (78) hours.
Employees receive twelve (12) fixed holidays and four (4) floating
holidays (36 hours) per fiscal year.
The City is closed from Christmas Eve through New Years Day.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Confidential services are available to employees and household
members to assist with personal and professional issues. Eight
sessions per issue are available each calendar year.
Computer Purchase Program
The City will loan employees who successfully complete the
probationary period of employment an interest free loan of up to
Eligible employees may receive up to $1,200 in reimbursement per
fiscal year for approved coursework tuition, required textbooks and
Social Security and Medicare
The City does not participate in the Social Security program. The
City and employees each pay 1.45% to Medicare Insurance.
This is intended to provide a general summary of benefits available
to employees of the City of Encinitas and San Dieguito Water
District. Exact benefits an employee is entitled to receive are
determined by the City Council through collective bargaining
agreements between the City and the union representing the
employee's classification, as well as through various Resolutions
and Ordinances. If there is a conflict between the information in
this summary and the official plans/contracts, the official
documents will prevail.
01 I understand that the City of Encinitas requires employees to
provide proof of the COVID-19 vaccine (including booster if time
eligible) upon hire.
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