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Hourly City Worker/ Police Maintenance Worker

Company: City of Glendale, CA
Location: Glendale
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Position


This non-sworn, non-peace officer classification, performs staff and support duties related to law enforcement. This position may work variable shifts and may be assigned to several administrative and maintenance duties.

Essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to, the following:

Facilitates and oversees maintenance and repair activities in the Glendale Police Department building including, but not limited to; electrical, plumbing, appliances, and the pneumatic tube system often in conjunction with City Maintenance personnel and/or contractors.

Makes minor repairs utilizing small hand tools and assembles furniture as needed.

Purchases office supplies and ensures all areas of facilities are properly stocked.

Schedules and oversees visiting contractors and technicians and monitors their work.

Sets up tables, chairs, and other heavy equipment, which may weigh up to 25 pounds.

Facilitates assignment of building keys to personnel and manages and performs minor repairs on the proximity access card system for Police.

Performs routine inspections of the Police building to maintain fire extinguishers and first aid supplies.

Coordinates replacement/repair and refurbishment of office furniture.

Reconfigures the Police Community Room setup to meet daily needs.

Manages facilities related projects.

May drive on City business depending on the needs of the position.

Ensures Department services are provided with exceptional customer service and the highest level of ethical standards.

Assumes responsibility for ensuring the duties of this position are performed in a safe, efficient manner.

Performs other related duties as assigned or as the situation requires.

Minimum Requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of:

Exceptional customer service practices.

Department policies, rules, regulations and responsibilities.

Ability to:

Communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

Develop necessary skills from on the job training and meet standards of performance for the classification by the end of the probationary period.

Establish and maintain smooth working relationships, resolve inter-personal conflicts, and tactfully deal with all levels of employees and the public.

Foster a teamwork environment.

Lift and unload heavy materials and move heavy furnishings and equipment, which may weigh up to 25 pounds.

Listen attentively to retain and follow detailed verbal instructions.

Make independent decisions in accordance with established policies, procedures, regulations and ordinances.

Model and practice the highest standards of ethical conduct.

Multitask in a fast paced working environment.

Quickly and accurately operate complex computerized and mechanical equipment.

Understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions.

Work effectively with other employees.

Other Characteristics

Willingness to:

Assume responsibility for maintaining a safe working environment.

Work rotating shifts, weekends, and in emergencies.


Experience performing maintenance and minor repairs preferred. Work in a public safety environment is desirable.


Graduation from high school or attainment of GED or CHSPE certificate.


Valid California Class C driver's license.

Background Investigation

A comprehensive background investigation will be conducted on all finalists, which will review and verify personal history including, but not limited to, financial responsibility, criminal history, drug use history, driving record, and verification of application materials. Significant issues or omissions in the above-stated areas may be grounds for disqualification. Background investigations will include livescan fingerprinting and a polygraph.


An equivalent combination of experience, education and/or training may substitute for the listed minimum requirements.

Selection Process

The examination may consist of an evaluation, a written exam, a performance exam, and an oral interview, with the evaluation as a qualifying step, written - pass/fail, performance exam - pass/fail, and oral interview - 100%. The written exam will consist of general comprehension questions related to the position. Approximately the top 15 scoring candidates who achieve a minimum passing score of 70.00% on the performance exam will be invited to the further stages of the examination process. Candidates must pass each exam component with a minimum score of 70.00% in order to be placed on the eligible list. All applications, resumes and submitted reference materials will be reviewed and evaluated and only the best-qualified candidates based on applicable experience will be invited to the selection process. Any evaluation will be based on the candidate's education and experience as related to the position. Any examination will be to evaluate the candidate's education, experience, knowledge and skills for the position. The City of Glendale reserves the right to modify the above stated examination components and/or weights. Should this be necessary, the candidates will be notified of the specific examination components and weights prior to the administration of any examination. The selected candidate will be subjected to a background check including Livescan fingerprinting. TIME AND PLACE OF THE EXAMINATION WILL BE ANNOUNCED. The City of Glendale conforms with State and Federal obligations to make reasonable accommodation for applicants and employees with disabilities. The Human Resources Department asks that it be advised of special needs at least five days prior to the first test part so that a reasonable accommodation may be made. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Glendale requires that all new employees provide documentation to establish both work authorization and identity.

Keywords: City of Glendale, CA, Glendale , Hourly City Worker/ Police Maintenance Worker, Other , Glendale, Arizona

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