The Greater Vallejo Recreation District invites applications for:
This position will be open until filed. Applicants should plan for the following tentative dates for this recruitment and the interview process:
6/1/2022 - start reviewing applicants
6/7/2022 - tentative date for first round of in person-interviews, candidates should plan for 3 hour interview that will include a testing exercise and oral interview panel
6/15/2022 - tentative date for second round of in-person interviews, candidates should plan for 2 hour interview that will include a testing exercise oral interview panel
6/17/2022 If needed, this will be the date for a final interview round, candidates would plan for a 1 hour oral interview panel
Position: Irrigation Specialist Department: Maintenance
Job Opening Date: February 25, 2022 Location: Vallejo, CA
Deadline for applying: ASAP Position Type: Full-time
Pay Range: $31.19 - $37.92
The Greater Vallejo Recreation District is a Special Service District that has been serving area residents for over sixty years. As a Special Service District, GVRD operates as a separate government agency from the City of Vallejo. GVRD manages 407 acres of public park space including 20 neighborhood parks, 10 community parks, 6 special purpose parks, and Olympic-size swimming pool and 4 community centers. GVRD maintains over 1,000 acres of public land.
GVRD is governed by a five-member Board of Directors. With 30 plus full time and approximately 155 part-time and seasonal employees, GVRD operates on a 2019-2020 fiscal year budget of $7.9 million for general fund operations and Measure K funding amounting to $2.2 million. The Measure K funding is being utilized to purchase necessary equipment, improve parks, facilities.
This position is responsible for fixing broken irrigation, installing new irrigation, and irrigation clocks, assisting in the management of a budget for irrigation, ordering parts for equipment and repair equipment, and working with vendors in the installation and troubleshooting of irrigation clocks .
This is a lead & technical journey level class in the Parks series. Incumbents are responsible for ensuring that District irrigation systems are properly maintained and operating at peak efficiency. Incumbents in this position contribute to the design, perform the installation, modification and maintenance of irrigation and sprinkler systems in parks and other properties owned and operated by the Greater Vallejo Recreation District.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees in this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
HUMAN COLLABORATION & JOB IMPACT
This area describes the personal interaction with others outside direct reporting relationships as well as the impact the job has on GVRD, the department or unit objectives, the output of services, or employee or public satisfaction.
This section describes the accountability and participation if any, as it relates to the fiscal accountability within department or assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Required Education and Experience
Required Licenses or Certifications
COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE OF JOB DUTIES
WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position requires frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards and requires heavy physical effort. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk. Incumbents may be required to exert up to up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects. The intent for the Leads was to acknowledge that their exposure would be reduced due to the core competencies of their day-to-day functions.
Oral Examination and writing assessment may be required if selected for initial interview.
GVRD will consider applicants who meet the minimum qualifications for the position and who have provided all requested application materials for an interview.
GVRD reserves the right to limit the number of candidates to those determined to be best qualified based upon all requested application materials, including training and experience, cover letter, current resume, and responses to supplemental questions.
Selected candidate will be required to successfully complete pre-employment background check including fingerprint check and reference check.
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
GVRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawful discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age or sexual orientation or military status of such person.
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