Park Maintenance Assistant Job at Department of Parks & Recreation, Monterey County, CA

  • Department of Parks & Recreation
  • Monterey County, CA

Job Description

Job Description and Duties

Park Maintenance Assistant – Monterey DISTRICT / Asilomar Sector

Post & Bid: This classification is subject to the Post and Bid process. Applications from a certification list, transfer change in class, reinstatement, re-employment, and training and development assignment candidates will be accepted for this position but consistent with the MOU/Bargaining Agreement BU12/13 contract cannot be acted upon unless the Post & Bid process does not result in a hire.

The reporting location for this position is the maintenance shop at 2211 Garden Road, Monterey, CA 93940. The position may be required to work at other locations throughout the District as assigned, based on operational need. This position will work under the supervision of Park Maintenance Chief.   

The incumbent’s work schedule will be Saturday to Wednesday from 6:30 AM to 3:00 PM.  

The Park Maintenance Assistant will perform specific tasks required to accomplish the care and maintenance Monterey District locations, as operational needs require. The Park Maintenance Assistant position will be assigned to work weekends and holidays to meet operational needs such as the Community Service Worker Program, various volunteer work forces, and unforeseen occurrences. The Park Maintenance Assistant shall maintain a current California Driver License. Responsibilities include caring for Housekeeping, ground cover, shrubs, irrigation systems, maintaining tools and equipment.

This position requires a valid Class C driver’s license. You must answer the questions addressing your driver’s license on your application. Ensure you provide your driver’s license number, class, expiration date, and any endorsements and/or restrictions on your application.

This position is designated as not telework eligible.

The selected candidate is required to submit to a background investigation process utilizing Live Scan fingerprinting prior to appointment.

Training and Development Assignments may be considered.

State housing is not available. For further information regarding this position, please contact Andrea Sinkler-Kim at (831) 643-6324 or at .

This recruitment may be used to fill identical vacancies which may occur within 180 days of the Final Filing Date of this job posting.

You will find additional information about the job in the .

Working Conditions

Prolonged standing, bending, and stooping. works inside and outside in varying temperatures may have extensive exposure to dirt, dust fumes, unpleasant odors and/or loud noises. May work in remote locations as well as fast paced equipment. May require heavy physical work including lifting, pushing or pulling equipment and materials, weighing up to 40 pounds frequent walking on even an uneven terrain; works from elevated surfaces such as from ladders and scaffolding; may be required to work in confined spaces.

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) a valid California Drivers License (CDL). You must answer the questions addressing your CDL on your application. Ensure you provide your CDL number, class, expiration date, and any endorsements and/or restrictions.
  • The position(s) require(s) a Background Investigation be cleared prior to being hired.
  • The position(s) require(s) Medical Clearance prior to being hired.

Candidates that believe they meet the Minimum qualifications based on a pattern of education from the classification description (specifications) must provide a copy of your degree/transcripts and/or license along with your application (STD. 678) to be considered for this position. If selected for the position official sealed transcripts will be required prior to appointment.

DO NOT include any confidential information to your application or supporting documents (i.e., Social Security Number, birthdate, marital status, medical information, examination results, method of eligibility, etc.)

SROA/SURPLUS Applicants: You must check the SROA/Surplus as your claimed method of eligibility and attach your SROA/Surplus letter as an additional document.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:


Benefit information can be found on the CalHR and CalPERS websites.

Additional Instructions

If submitting your completed Application Package by mail or hand delivery, you must include the Position # 549-952-6229-001 and the Job Control # JC-438313  in the “Examination or Job Title for which you are applying” section on the STD. 678.  

Note: If you are applying for multiple positions, you must complete a STD. 678 for each position separately. Incomplete applications or applications received with multiple positions listed on one application will not be considered.

Employment History on the STD 678 must be complete and include dates, accurate hours per week, total time worked, duties and responsibilities, and contact names and phone numbers of supervisors. Failure to submit a completed STD 678 may result in you being screened out. Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview.

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Permanent employment, Full time, Contract work, Remote job, Weekend work, Saturday,

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