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The City of Manzanita is seeking a Full Time Utility Worker to join our team.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Utility Worker maintains, repairs, and operates public works facilities including parks, buildings, water distribution system, storm drainage system, and street system. Performs vehicle and shop maintenance.

Typical Duties/Examples of Work
1) Performs maintenance and clean-up of city buildings and properties. Empties trash and recycling receptacles, cleans bathrooms, and maintains dog waste stations.

2) Maintains grounds and landscapes including mowing, weeding, pruning, trimming, irrigating, and planting.

3) Repairs and maintains street and stormwater systems including patching roads, sweeping streets, maintaining rights-of-way, cleaning storm drains and catch basins, and maintaining street signs.

4) Performs light construction and concrete work as needed. Performs set up and preparation tasks for special
events throughout the year.

5) Cleans beach access ramp.

6) Performs light maintenance and repair of city vehicles and equipment, as assigned.

7) Operates and maintains light, medium, and heavy-duty equipment and trucks appropriate to the construction, maintenance, and repair of City infrastructure, systems, and facilities to which assigned.

8) Follows all safety rules and procedures for work areas.

9) Maintains effective and cooperative working relationships with those encountered in the performance of duties including employees, elected officials, other organizations, and the public.

10) Performs other related duties as assigned.

11) Repairs and maintains water distribution system including repairing leaks, reading water meters, performing meter change outs, conducting coliform testing, and checking wells.

To Qualify:
The following qualifications are required for this position:

1) Applicant must have a High School Diploma, or equivalent.

  • OR any satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience which ensures
    the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Obtain a Oregon Water Distribution 1 certification within 24 months of hire.

2) Within 60 days of hire applicant must be within 20 minutes of the Public Works office located at 1090 Oak St. in Manzanita, for one week a month. Good tool to check is https://www.mapquest.com/directions

3) A valid Oregon driver’s license and proof of an acceptable driving record are required.

4) Knowledge of operation and maintenance principles, practices, tools and materials for maintaining and repairing assigned City facilities and equipment.

5) Skilled in the operation and maintenance of equipment and tools used in the course of work.

6) Basic knowledge of general office procedures and practices; business English, spelling, and punctuation; and personal computer applications in a Windows environment.

7) Basic computer skills, preferably in Microsoft Office products.

8) Verbal and written communication skills.

9) Interpersonal skills.

10) Excellent customer service skills.

11) Strong organizational skills.

12) Ability to follow oral and written instructions; complete assigned tasks with little functional oversight; and meet deadlines.

13) Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered in the course of work.

14) Ability to pass a pre-employment criminal background check and drug and alcohol screening.

15) Ability to meet the physical demands of the position.

Why join the City of Manzanita?
The City of Manzanita is committed to offering benefits such as paid vacation, paid sick, and participates in PERS, the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System and Medical coverage.

Salary range is $3,669 – $4,460.

Recruitment Timeline:
Position Posted: 8/31/2022
First Application Review: 9/12/2022

Application Instructions:
Applicants must submit a résumé and application to the City of Manzanita:

Applications locations: Manzanita Public Works
1090 Oak St.
Manzanita, Or 97130
or ci.manzanita.or.us/employment

Drop off:
Manzanita Public Works
1090 Oak St.
Manzanita, Or 97130

Mail to:
City of Manzanita
P.O. Box 129
Manzanita, OR 97130

E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted.

Sincerely,
Dan Weitzel
Director of Manzanita Public Works Dept.

The City of Manzanita is seeking a Part Time Utility Worker to join our team.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Utility Worker maintains, repairs, and operates public works facilities including parks, buildings, water distribution system, storm drainage system, and street system. Performs vehicle and shop maintenance.

Typical Duties/Examples of Work
1) Performs maintenance and clean-up of city buildings and properties. Empties trash and recycling receptacles, cleans bathrooms, and maintains dog waste stations.

2) Maintains grounds and landscapes including mowing, weeding, pruning, trimming, irrigating, and planting.

3) Repairs and maintains street and stormwater systems including patching roads, sweeping streets, maintaining rights-of-way, cleaning storm drains and catch basins, and maintaining street signs.

4) Performs light construction and concrete work as needed. Performs set up and preparation tasks for special
events throughout the year.

5) Cleans beach access ramp.

6) Performs light maintenance and repair of city vehicles and equipment, as assigned.

7) Operates and maintains light, medium, and heavy-duty equipment and trucks appropriate to the construction, maintenance, and repair of City infrastructure, systems, and facilities to which assigned.

8) Follows all safety rules and procedures for work areas.

9) Maintains effective and cooperative working relationships with those encountered in the performance of duties including employees, elected officials, other organizations, and the public.

10) Performs other related duties as assigned.

11) Repairs and maintains water distribution system including repairing leaks, reading water meters, performing meter change outs, conducting coliform testing, and checking wells.

To Qualify:
The following qualifications are required for this position:

1) Applicant must have a High School Diploma, or equivalent.

  • OR any satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience which ensures
    the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Obtain a Oregon Water Distribution 1 certification within 24 months of hire.

2) A valid Oregon driver’s license and proof of an acceptable driving record are required.

3) Knowledge of operation and maintenance principles, practices, tools and materials for maintaining and repairing assigned City facilities and equipment.

4) Skilled in the operation and maintenance of equipment and tools used in the course of work.

5) Basic knowledge of general office procedures and practices; business English, spelling, and punctuation; and personal computer applications in a Windows environment.

6) Basic computer skills, preferably in Microsoft Office products.

7) Verbal and written communication skills.

8) Interpersonal skills.

9) Excellent customer service skills.

10) Strong organizational skills.

11) Ability to follow oral and written instructions; complete assigned tasks with little functional oversight; and meet deadlines.

12) Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered in the course of work.

13) Ability to pass a pre-employment criminal background check and drug and alcohol screening.

14) Ability to meet the physical demands of the position.

Why join the City of Manzanita?
The City of Manzanita is committed to offering benefits such as paid vacation, paid sick, and participates in PERS, the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System and Medical coverage.

Salary range is $1,834 – $2,230.

Recruitment Timeline:
Position Posted: 8/31/2022
First Application Review: 9/12/2022

Application Instructions:
Applicants must submit a résumé and application to the City of Manzanita:

Applications locations: Manzanita Public Works
1090 Oak St.
Manzanita, Or 97130
or ci.manzanita.or.us/employment

Drop off:
Manzanita Public Works
1090 Oak St.
Manzanita, Or 97130

Mail to:
City of Manzanita
P.O. Box 129
Manzanita, OR 97130

E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted.

Sincerely,
Dan Weitzel
Director of Manzanita Public Works Dept.

Currently there are no open opportunities for employment.