Under general supervision, perform skilled work in general camp maintenance for all camp facilities including, buildings, grounds, equipment, mechanical operations, water and sewer systems and related support equipment; and, supervise, train, direct, and evaluate subordinate personnel.
Employees in this classification are non-career. Incumbents can work up to 1040 hours per year. The Camp Caretaker is independently responsible for the completion of assignments in general maintenance work. This class is distinguished from Assistant Camp Caretaker in that the Camp Caretaker level is responsible for supervising subordinate staff in addition to personally performing general maintenance work.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
General supervision is provided by the Camp Sacramento Supervisor. The Camp Caretaker supervises lower level personnel.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all the listed duties and/or may be required to perform related duties as needed.
- Supervise, train, evaluate, plan, schedule, and assign work to subordinate staff.
- Inspect, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain minor issues with camp facilities, buildings, vehicles, and equipment, including furnaces, motor generators, water heaters, electrical systems, plumbing pipes, leaks, toilets, sinks, faucets, hoses, and equipment.
- Maintain supplies, materials, tools, and equipment necessary for camp maintenance; submit requisitions for necessary supplies and tools.
- Lead staff and participate in winterizing buildings, equipment, and material; daily maintenance of restroom facilities, general use buildings, and camp grounds.
- Read and interpret blueprints, sketches, and diagrams.
- Pick up all refuse in camp area daily.
- Operate a variety of hand and power tools.
- Operate a motor vehicle safely.
- Operate computer and computer software.
- Follow staff policies and procedures.
- May assist in campground educational activities and special events/activities
- Principles and practices of supervising and training.
- General building maintenance and repair, including heating, plumbing, and electrical systems.
- Standard practices, materials, tools, and equipment used to perform minor carpentry, electrical, heating, and plumbing maintenance and repair work.
- Occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work.
- Safe and efficient work practices.
- Supervise, assign, train, and evaluate employees.
- Review and evaluate the work of employees.
- Perform a variety of skilled work in building maintenance and repair.
- Diagnose and repair minor heating, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical issues.
- Perform work assignments under minimal supervision.
- Use a variety of hand and power tools competently and safely.
- Perform manual labor for extended periods of time.
- Recognize and deal with hazards encountered in the course of work.
- Speak, read, and write English at a level necessary for effective performance.
- Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
- Read and interpret blueprints and sketches.
- Read charts and graphs for water treatment tests.
- Walk at an incline to inspect water lines.
- Operate a motor vehicle safely.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, staff, and the public.
Six (6) months of experience performing maintenance and custodial work in a camp, recreation, school, or hospitality setting or facility.
License or Certificate:
Possession of a Water Distribution Operator Grade II or higher certificate issued by the State of California is desirable.
Must be at least 18 years old by time of appointment.
If considered for appointment, candidates must:
- Pass a physical exam and a criminal background check.
- Pass a tuberculosis screening test.
- Successful candidates must participate in a mandatory staff training that is typically conducted in late May or early June of each year.
- This position is designated as a Mandatory Reporter; completion of Mandatory Report training is required within two weeks of appointment.
A Forklift operator certificate or license is desirable.
Successful candidates must provide their own transportation to the Camp Sacramento site.
Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License at the time of appointment. Loss of the Class C License is cause for discipline. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The conditions herein are typically required of an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Must possess strength, stamina, and mobility to perform physical work; frequent walking; operate a motor vehicle and various hand and power tools; vision to read fine print; Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work and inspect sites. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
Employees must be able to work outside in various types of weather, terrain, and elevations. Employees may be exposed to cold weather conditions.
Camp Sacramento is situated in the El Dorado National Forest located in Twin Bridges, California. Employees are required to reside at Camp Sacramento May to August, with the possibility to extend through September. Employees in this position are required to work weekend and night shifts.THE SELECTION PROCEDUREPlease note, the City of Sacramento’s preferred method of communication with applicants is via e-mail. As such, please ensure you verify the e-mail address on your application, and check your e-mail frequently, including your spam and junk folders. All e-mail notifications can also be accessed through the governmentjobs.com applicant inbox.
1. Application: (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit online a City of Sacramento employment application by the final filing deadline;
- Employment applications must be submitted online; paper applications will not be accepted.
- Employment applications will be considered incomplete and will be disqualified:
- If applicants do not list current and past job-related experience in the “Work Experience” section. Note: Qualifying experience is based on 40 paid hours per week (pro-rated if less than 40 hours/week).
- If “see resume” is noted in the “Work Experience” section; a resume will not substitute for the information required in the “Work Experience” section.
- Supplemental documents such as resume, cover letter, and proof of education are highly preferred and recommended at the time of application submission. Documents should be submitted to the City of Sacramento Employment Office in person, as attachment(s) via online with the employment application, emailed to email@example.com, FAX to (916) 596-1556, or by mail. If submitting in person, by mail or via FAX, please include your name and Job #009046-20-YPCE-2 on your documents.
2. Supplemental Questionnaire: (Pass/Fail) – In addition to the City of Sacramento employment application, all applicants must complete and submit online responses to the supplemental questionnaire to the City of Sacramento Employment Office by the final filing deadline;
- Responses to the supplemental questionnaire must be submitted online; paper questionnaire will not be accepted.
- Incomplete supplemental questionnaire will not pass the review process; omitted information cannot be considered or assumed.
- A resume will not substitute for the information required in the supplemental questionnaire.
3. Screening Committee: (Pass/Fail) – Human Resources will forward employment applications of individuals who submitted all the required documents (i.e. City of Sacramento Application and Supplemental Questionnaire) to the hiring department.
4. Hiring Interview: Those candidates determined to be the MOST QUALIFIED will be invited to participate in an interview process coordinated by the hiring department. There will be no eligible list established, as positions will be seasonal and/or part-time. A hiring interview is not guaranteed.
5. Conditional Hire: Upon receipt of a conditional offer, the selected candidate must complete and pass LiveScan/fingerprinting. If applicable, candidates may also need to pass a pre-employment medical exam, controlled substance and/or alcohol test, and possess any required licensure or certification prior to receiving a start date from the Department. Failure to meet these prerequisites will be grounds for withdrawal of your conditional offer of employment.
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- Visit the City of Sacramento Human Resources Department website at http://www.cityofsacramento.org/HR/Career-Opportunities;
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- Call the Human Resources Department at (916) 808-5726; or
- Visit the Human Resources Department at Historic City Hall, 915 I Street, Plaza Level, Sacramento, CA 95814.