PUBLIC WORKS MAINTENANCE WORKER
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The City of Wyoming Civil Service Commission will hold an open competitive examination on August 23, 2022 at 6 p.m. at the Wyoming Civic Center, 1 Worthington Avenue, Wyoming, OH 45215 to create an eligibility list for the position of Public Works Maintenance Worker. Photo identification is required for admittance to written examination. You will not be admitted after the scheduled testing time or without valid photo identification.

Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent; valid state driver’s license, prefer commercial driver’s license or it must be obtained within one year from appointment date; willingness and ability to perform regular lifting of up to fifty pounds; to work in adverse conditions such as in confined and awkward spaces, in heavy traffic, and in all types of weather as required; ability to work closely with others in a team environment; and to interact well with the public. Emergency call-ins and overtime work required when needed. The position performs various unskilled and skilled duties including but not limited to grass mowing, ballfield preparation and maintenance, repair and maintenance of storm sewers/catch basins, curbs, pothole repairs, concrete pouring and finishing, crack sealing, basic plumbing, electric, and drywall, water main and fire hydrant repair and installation, tree and shrub trimming, planting, and removal, snow and ice control, and curbside leaf removal. Must be familiar with a variety of equipment including but not limited to backhoe, leaf machine, commercial mowers, bucket truck, bobcat with attachments, hand tools and power tools such as chainsaw, power saw, hammer, shovel, etc. Prior experience with landscaping or construction preferred. The department serves a community of 8,756 residents.

A passing grade of 70% must be obtained on the written examination to be placed on the eligibility list. Oral interview, physical, drug screen, and background investigation must be passed by the successful candidate. In case of tied scores, priority on the eligibility list is determined by the date and time your application is received.

Salary and Fringe Benefits: Starting pay is $18.58 or $23.60 per hour depending on skills, qualifications, and experience plus comprehensive fringe benefits. Current benefits as defined in the 2021-2023 AFSCME contract include health insurance; dental, hearing, and vision insurance; life insurance; supplemental critical illness, accident, voluntary life, legal, and identity theft insurance available; twelve paid holidays per year; paid vacation leave; four paid personal leave days per year; bereavement leave; ten hours of sick pay earned per month with conversion to vacation ability and conversion ability at retirement; longevity pay upon evidence of merit annually after completion of defined years of service; tuition reimbursement; Ohio Public Employee Pension Plan and City pick up of employee’s required 10% contribution; uniforms and boots; wellness program; Employee Assistance Program; participation in Deferred Compensation Plan; Recreation Center membership; and ability to receive additional hourly pay for acquiring and retaining certifications as outlined in the current AFSCME contract. Please see the Maintenance Worker II Checklist available on the City’s website for skills, qualifications, and experience needed for the $23.60 per hour pay.

Interested candidates must complete and submit a City of Wyoming employment application to Karen Zeilman, Director of Administration, 800 Oak Avenue, Wyoming, OH 45215 or to kzeilman@wyomingohio.gov with Maintenance Worker in the subject line, or complete the online form below and submit it by 3 pm on August 18, 2022 to be eligible to participate in the written examination. The City is not responsible for electronic transmission errors, USPS delays, etc. The City employment application, job descriptions, AFSCME contract, Maintenance Worker II promotion checklist, benefit description, and 2022 Personnel Ordinance are available on the City’s website at www.wyomingohio.gov/human-resources-department/ (or see links below) or applications can be picked up at the City Building, 800 Oak Avenue.

The City of Wyoming is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage diversity in our workplace and do not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Maintenance Worker I Job Description
Maintenance Worker II Job Description
Maintenance Worker II Promotion Checklist
AFSCME Contract
AFSCME Contract Addendum
Employment Application-On Line Version
Employment Application-Paper Version
2022 Personnel Ordinance