The City of Stockton is seeking to fill a vacancy for a Public Works Field Specialist in our Public Works Department, Parks Section. General duties of this position will include, but are not limited to: monitoring the work of park, street landscaping, and City facilities grounds maintenance contractors; monitoring of swimming pool chemical levels and swimming pool mechanical systems and filtration systems maintenance by contractors; checking playgrounds and play areas for CPSC and ASTM compliance; routine monitoring and programming adjustments of the Citywide Calsense central irrigation control system for the City's 65 parks; routine monitoring and work order entry in the Department's CityWorks computerized maintenance management system; working after hours and weekends seasonally upon request. Incumbents will work a 9/80 schedule: 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Fridays, with alternating Fridays off.
Final Filing Date:Friday, September 4, 2020, 5:00 p.m.
Possession of a high school diploma or GED and three (3) years of general maintenance, building, or regulatory inspection experience. An Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in environmental science, industrial technology or closely related field is desirable.
Must possess and maintain a valid California Class “C” Driver License;
Must possess strength and stamina to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 pounds and agility to perform job duties from ladders;
Must be willing to work outside in adverse weather conditions;
Must be willing to respond to after-hours calls for service; and
Specified positions may require additional certifications to perform inspections which certify the City’s compliance with regulations.
About City of Stockton
Located in California’s great Central Valley, Stockton has grown from a community with rich agricultural roots to an urban destination with an emerging arts and cultural scene, fine dining, shopping, sports, recreation, and family activities. Stockton is the home of two major sports teams as well as the University of the Pacific, a California State University, Stanislaus extension campus, San Joaquin Delta College, and the robust and thriving Port of Stockton which has direct waterway access to the San Francisco Bay. Year-round events and activities make Stockton a destination for events, venues and attractions such as the Annual Jazz Brubeck Festival, Bob Hope (Fox California) Theatre, Children’s Museum, Haggin Museum, San Joaquin County Fairgrounds, and the Stockton Symphony. The 10,000 seat multi-purpose, waterfront Stockton Arena is home to the Stockton Heat, recently purchased by the Calgary Flames. The adjacent 5,000 seat Stockton Ballpark is home to the Stockton Ports single-A minor league baseball team.Stockton is the 13th largest city in California with a dynamic, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural population of over 300,000 residents. It is centrally located and offers... excellent quality of life for its residents. Stockton has a long tradition of established families who have called Stockton their home for generations in addition to many new residents who have chosen Stockton as their home. The city has a number of beautiful residential communities along waterways and tree-lined streets, and it offers affordable cost of living.Downtown Stockton is located on the waterfront that has renewed energy with new development and increased opportunities as the community rediscovers its historic roots. Stockton also enjoys a bounty of fresh fruit and produce from the rich agricultural area that surrounds the City.With all of this and so much more to look forward to, Stockton’s future is bright.