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TWO temporary Road Maintenance Workers needed to support the Solid Waste Division (landfill) for six months. Apply now. This position is open until filled.
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Apply now!  Position is open until filled.


Salary: I: $15.77 

             II: $17.78

Range: I: 7105 / 7150

             II: 7205/7243

Unit: Unrepresented / Temporary

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Calaveras County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Calaveras County Integrated Waste Division of the Public Works Department is currently accepting applications to fill TWO temporary 6 month assignments for a Road Maintenance Worker I.   The schedule for the first full-time position is Thursday- Monday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm.  The schedule for the second full-time position is Friday - Tuesday 7:30 am - 4:00 p.m.  However,  schedules could change to meet demands or to cover absences so flexibility is required.


Distinguishing Characteristics

Road Maintenance Worker I: This is the entry-level class in the Road/Landfill Maintenance Worker series. Incumbents perform a wide variety of unskilled and semi-unskilled duties in support of the Solid Waste Division.  On a training or emergency basis, incumbents may operate heavy trucks and equipment and be assigned duties normally assigned to the Road/Landfill Maintenance Worker II class.


Road Maintenance Worker II:  This is the journey level position in the Road Maintenance Worker series; incumbents in this class operate a variety of power-driven equipment, such as trucks, front-end loaders, backhoes, rollers, and striping machines.  A Road Maintenance Worker II may operate some of the equipment normally assigned to the Road Maintenance Worker III class on an emergency, training, or relief basis.


Road Maintenance Worker I:

  • Performs a variety of unskilled and semiskilled duties such as clearing debris and cleaning ditches and culverts.
  • Operates jackhammers and chain saws.
  • Cuts weeds and assists in repair of landfill fencing and gates. 
  • Attend weight scale, inspection of incoming loads, litter pick up.
  • Sorting and processing salvaged and recyclable materials.
  • Material handling, sorting, loading and transport.
  • Installation and maintenance of erosion control and drainage systems.
  • General facility maintenance
  • Other hazardous waste related duties as assigned


 Road Maintenance Worker II:

  • Operates dump and other trucks of all sizes in the hauling of road fill materials for road construction, snow removal or facility maintenance and repair work.
  • Operates tractors with backhoe attachments, striping machines, front end loaders or other power-driven equipment fabricates, assembles, installs, maintains, replaces and repairs county road traffic control and warning signs.
  • Orders and stocks needed materials.
  • Builds and paints barricades.
  • Performs semiskilled carpentry and concrete work in the construction and maintenance of steel reinforced bridges, culverts, cattle guards, retaining walls, curbs and related structures.
  • Builds forms, mixes and pours concrete.
  • As required may work in a variety of road or facility maintenance functions such as:
  • Patching roads, cutting brush, cleaning culverts or ditches or painting guard rails.
  • Care for and services equipment.
  • Installation and maintenance of erosion control and drainage systems.


Knowledge of:

Road Maintenance Worker I

Tools, equipment and materials used in road construction and facility maintenance work.


Road Maintenance Worker II

Operation and routine maintenance of road and construction equipment including loaders, trucks, rollers, tractors, compressors and related equipment tools, methods and materials used in construction and maintenance. When assigned to the Solid Waste Division, knowledge of solid waste handling and disposal operations and operation and routine maintenance of equipment associated with solid waste operations.


Skill to:

Road Maintenance Worker I

Operate light and medium-sized trucks and wheel tractors; perform heavy manual labor; understand and carry out written and oral directions; work cooperatively with others; speak, read and write English; communicate with and assist members of the public and other facility users.


Road Maintenance Worker II

Skillfully and safety operate light and moderately heavy power equipment; understand and carry out oral and written directions; perform physical labor requiring manual dexterity and agility; detect required mechanical repair work; read, write and communicate at the level required for successful job performance; maintain cooperative working relationships. 


Education, Training and Experience:

Equivalent to graduation from high school; AND


Road Maintenance Worker I

One (1) year of responsible experience in road or facility maintenance or general construction work.


Road Maintenance Worker II

Two (2) years of road or facility maintenance and construction experience involving the operation of trucks or other motorized equipment. 



Licenses, Certificates, or Registrations:

Possession of a valid California driver’s license.


When assigned to the Solid Waste Division: Must participate and pass HAZWOPER certification as required for handling of household hazardous waste, pursuant to 29 CFR 1910.120 .


Interested individuals must submit the following:

  • Calaveras County Application
  • Current DMV Printout required at time of application.  Must be no more than 30 days old.

Application materials will be reviewed to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant and determine which applicants will continue in the screening process.  Incomplete application information will result in the candidate being screened out of the process.  Those candidates identified as having qualifications best suited for the position will be invited to participate in the interview process.



Human Resources Division

891 Mountain Ranch Road, Building C, San Andreas, CA 95249
Phone (209) 754-6303 ~ Fax (209) 754-6333 ~


Calaveras County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming), national origin, age (40 and above), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), marital status, sexual orientation ( heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, gender identity, gender expression, transgender), medical conditions (cancer and genetic information including family medical history), disability (medical, mental or physical, including HIV or AIDS), request or denial of family medical care leave and pregnancy leave, AB60 driver's license or military or veteran status.

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