Position Summary: This position works under general supervision to perform a variety of maintenance and repair work in the upkeep of agency facilities and grounds. Work will include installation of new structures; maintenance and repair of facilities; general landscape maintenance and clean up; trash removal; excavation; building forms for concrete slabs/pads; pouring and finishing concrete slabs/pads; operating hand and power tools and light to heavy vehicles used in construction and maintenance work. This position may also perform custodial duties as needed.
This position reports to the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor.
Salary Range: The salary range for this position is $19.92 - $26.14 per hour. The salary upon hire is $19.92 per hour and will increase to $21.23 after six months of satisfactory performance.
Benefits: Full-time employees receive a generous benefits package including subsidized medical insurance and fully paid dental insurance for employee and dependents, as well as short-term disability insurance and life insurance. This position participates in the Washington State Public Employees’ Retirement Plan with the option of participating in a state administered deferred compensation plan. Employees receive a generous general leave accrual and 11 holidays for which pay is pro-rated based on the number of hours worked per pay period up to a maximum of 80 hours per pay period.
Kitsap Transit also provides employees and certain dependents with a free transportation pass on Kitsap Transit.
Hours of Work: Work is conducted between the hours of operation for Facilities Maintenance which currently is Monday – Saturday, from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm. Shifts will be assigned based on seniority and/or business needs.
Kitsap Transit employees who wish to apply must have a satisfactory performance and attendance record. Kitsap Transit Operators with any of the following criteria in the last twelve months are excluded from recruitment opportunities:
- a current Decision Making Leave or higher in the Safety category
- more than two held customer complaints
- more than four unscheduled absences
- more than two late reports
Education and Experience: High school diploma or GED and six months of general facilities maintenance experience, with increasing demonstration of dependability and independent work. Must be 18 years of age to apply, have a current Washington state driver’s license and a good driving record.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The following are some highlights of what is needed to be successful in this position.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, outside agencies and the general public.
Work independently and interact effectively and positively as a team member.
Knowledge of materials, tools, equipment and methods used in repair and maintenance of buildings, facilities, and landscape.
OSHA safety standards related to assigned tasks and equipment operation and maintenance.
Procedures & regulations for handling and cleanup of hazardous materials.
Skill in reading basic blue prints, schematics, diagrams and technical manuals.
Ability to keep accurate records.
React with sound judgment under stress while doing several things at once.
Follow oral and written instructions.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: This position is regularly exposed to weather conditions and vehicle traffic. Work will include climbing ladders, regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, twist, reach and grasp. Regularly required to lift and carry up to 60 pounds. Will be required to drive an agency vehicle throughout the county.
Selection Process: After evaluating the completed applications, we will invite the most qualified applicants to interview for the position. The successful candidate should also be able to satisfactorily complete a functional assessment. We will not make any hiring decisions until all steps in the selection process are completed, including reference and background checks.
Kitsap Transit is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer