Building Maintenance Worker II Job at Daly City, San Mateo County, California

Building Maintenance Worker II

City of Daly City , California

Job Information 


Public Works

Mid Level


$5,384.00 - $65,543.00 Monthly

Application Deadline 


10/30/2020 05:00 PM PDT

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive


Applications accepted until Friday, October 30, 2020 OR upon receipt of the first 200 applications- whichever occurs first.

Written Exam: TBA

Oral Exam: TBA

Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Resumes are not accepted in lieu of completing a City application.


Under general supervision, to do general building and facilities maintenance work and other related duties as required.

Building Maintenance Worker I is the entry-level class and Building Maintenance Worker II is the journey level class in the series. Incumbents in the Building Maintenance Worker I class will progressively perform most of the duties required in the Building Maintenance Worker series but are not expected to function at the same skill level and will usually exercise less independent direction and judgement on matters related to work procedures and methods. Work is usually supervised while in progress and fits an established pattern that has been explained before the work is started. Generally, changes in procedures or exceptions are explained in detail as they arise. Under the flexible staffing concept, Building Maintenance Worker II positions that may become vacant may reasonably be filled at the Building Maintenance Worker I or Utility Maintenance Worker level for training purposes.

Positions in the Building Maintenance Worker II class are flexibly staffed and normally filled by advancement from the Building Maintenance Worker I class, or when filled from the outside, require prior specific experience in building-related construction and maintenance. Appointment to this class requires the employee to be performing substantially the full range of building maintenance duties and to meet the qualification standards for the class. This class requires the ability to work independently exercising judgement and initiative. Duties will normally require the ability to operate the full range of mechanical equipment related to building maintenance.


Assists in, and at the journey level, performs such functions as painting, glazing, repairing plumbing, installing locks, windows, doors, or lighting fixtures; cleaning, waxing, or refinishing floors, walls, and furniture; cleaning and repairing toilet fixtures; sweeping and cleaning interior and exterior of buildings as needed. Makes routine inspection of proper operation and safe conditions of park and playground equipment, walks, roads, and courts; assists in repair or installation of playground equipment of facilities. Assists in the adjustment, and minor repair of heating and air conditioning units; building and finishing cabinets, countertops, and office furniture and staining and varnishing various wood furniture and surfaces. Performs remodeling and renovation tasks for municipal facilities, paints interior and exterior of City buildings as required, and safely operates various power and hand tools.


Knowledge of: Use and care of general carpentry and maintenance tools; general techniques of carpentry, concrete work, painting, glazing and plumbing.

Ability to: Follow oral and written directions; learn and use skilled tasks and apply current practices and procedures; maintain an appropriate public service demeanor; interact positively and cooperate with co-workers, respond politely to customers, work as a team member, function under demanding time pressure, respond in a positive manner to supervision, and attend work and perform duties on a regular and consistent basis.

Physical Capability to: Perform sustained, strenuous manual labor; climb, lift, crawl, stoop and bend to reach work; may work outdoors in temperature extremes and inclement weather.

Experience: Building Maintenance Worker II: two (2) years full-time experience in general building maintenance, carpentry, plumbing, or painting.

Education: Building Maintenance Worker II: High school graduation or the equivalent.

License: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License.

Job PDF:
PDF icon building maintenance worker II bulletin 2020.pdf

Ideal Candidate

Experience: Building Maintenance Worker II: two (2) years full-time experience in general building maintenance, carpentry, plumbing, or painting.

Education: Building Maintenance Worker II: High school graduation or the equivalent.

License: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License.


 A.F.S.C.M.E., Local 919

 Effective December 1, 2019


A.        Section 125 Options: Unreimbursed Medical Expenses and Dependent Care Plans available to all eligible full-time employees.

B.         Wage Supplements

For employees hired on or after January 1, 2020 the City’s monthly contribution towards the Cafeteria/Flexible benefits wage supplement shall be:

No Coverage            $400.00

Employee Only         $768.49 (100% Employee Only Kaiser Rate)

Employee + 1           $1,460.13 (95% Employee +1 Kaiser Rate)

Employee+ Family   $1,898.17 (95% Employee + Family Kaiser Rate)

From the Wage Supplement Dollars, employees must purchase the following qualified benefits:

City-sponsored dental/orthodontic insurance
             Maximum annual dental benefit $2,500 Non-PPO/ $2,600 PPO

  Maximum lifetime orthodontia $2,500

Monthly premium of $132.05 effective 1/1/2020

City-sponsored life insurance ($50,000 effective 6/1/2008)                                                                        Monthly premium at the current coverage rate of $0.225 per $1K effective 1/1/2014.

C.     City-sponsored Short/Long Term Disability Insurance

                              Monthly Premium:              $35.00

                               City Pays:                            $26.50 per employee

           Employee Pays:                 $  8.50 ($4.25 biweekly for 24 pay periods)


D.     Vision Reimbursement Plan

Effective January 1, 2020, employees and their dependents are eligible for a maximum of $200.00 per year per family for frames or lenses. The reimbursement may be requested every 12 months.


II       RETIREMENT - PERS 3% At Age 60

         3% @ Age 60 for Classic Members Effective 01/01/2013; Third Level of 1959 Survivor Benefit, One Year Final compensation, annual cost of living allowance (3%); Pre-Retirement Optional Settlement 2 Death Benefit.

         2% @ Age 62 for New Members Effective 01/01/2013; Three Year Final Compensation

         Employer contribution:            44.159% (includes 7.596% bond) effective 7/01/20                         Employee contribution:          8.00% for Classic Members or 6.50% for New Members        

         The City pays 0% of employee contribution. In lieu, the City provides 414h, a one-time, irrevocable option for employee to elect to have his or her mandated PERS member contribution picked up by the City. Electing this option authorizes the City to designate the mandatory contribution on a tax-deferred basis.

III      EDUCATION EXPENSES: Employees may be reimbursed for educational expenses with prior department head approval and with proof of successful completion of the course.

IV     STANDBY PAY: Effective 7/1/2009, $350.00 weekly reimbursement to eligible employees.

V      SAFETY FOOTWEAR ALLOWANCE: Reimbursement up to $350.00 as needed to eligible employees for the purchase and/or repair and maintenance of safety footwear (including socks, boot laces, and inserts). Employee may select type of footwear and must obtain advance approval of the Department Head. Employees receiving such reimbursement are required to wear the approved footwear at all times while on duty.  Eligible classifications are:                           

                  Building Inspector                                  Lead Meter Reader

                  Building Maintenance Worker I/II        Lead Public Works Maint Worker

                  Certified Tree Worker                            Mechanic

                  Chief Mechanic                                      Meter Reader

                  Custodian                                                Public Works Inspector

                 Engineer I                                                 Street Maintenance Worker I/II           

                Groundskeeper/Gardener I/II                Street Sweeper Operator

                  Junior Engineering Technician            Traffic Signal Street Light Technician

            Utility Maintenance Worker


VI     CLOTHING: Employees required to wear uniforms shall be required to wear them at all times while on duty.

         A.     Coveralls: The City will provide coveralls to employees in the following classifications:

                  Building Maintenance Worker I/II

                  Junior Engineering Technician

                  Groundskeeper/Gardener I/II

                  Lead Public Workers Maintenance Worker


                  Senior Building Inspector

                  Street Maintenance Worker I/II

                  Street Sweeper Operator                     

                  Utility Maintenance Worker

In addition to coveralls, the City provides pants, shirts and jackets to affected employees in the Motor Vehicle Division.

Employees in the following classifications shall be required to wear uniforms as noted:

Recreation Services Coordinator (shirt/jacket)
Building Inspector (jacket)
Lead Meter Reader (jacket)
Engineer I (jacket)
Recreation Services Supervisor (shirt/jacket)

VII    DAMAGED CLOTHING REIMBURSEMENT: Clothing reimbursement pool provides up to a maximum of $150 per year to eligible employees for clothing damaged in the line of duty and replaced by the employee subject to Department Head approval. The $150 clothing reimbursement pool will not carry over from one fiscal year to the next. Eligible employees are those who hold position classifications of:

         Building Inspector                         Engineering Technician

         Engineering Aide                          Senior Engineering Technician


VIII   TOOL REPLACEMENT ALLOWANCE: City provides employees who work in the City Garage and hold one of the eligible classifications noted below, reimbursement up to $500 maximum per employee each year for the replacement of lost or broken tools normally used in the Garage. Reimbursement is made only upon presentation of receipts and purchase request must have prior approval by the Motor Vehicle Supervisor. Unused amounts may not be carried over to the following year.



                  Chief Mechanic




Employees who are designated by their department and assigned to operate a vehicle(s) requiring a valid Class A California driver’s license shall receive supplemental assignment pay at the rate of $145.00 a month.

Irrigation Specialist (Parks)                                                    $100/month
Sheriff Work Program Supervisor (Parks)                          $100/month
QAC (Qualified Applicator Certificate) (Parks)                   $100/month
Playground Inspector                                                            $150/month
Fire Mechanic (Mechanics)                                                  $100/month
Safe Food Handling (Recreation)                                        $50/month
Certified Arborist (Parks)                                                      $100/month
Fleet ASE Master Auto Technician (Mechanics)               $200/month
Traffic Signal Street Light Technician &
Lead Traffic Street Light Technician- Level III Certificate $100/month

Signs & Pavement Certificate                                              $100/month

X      TWO HOURS PERSONAL LEAVE: The City provides affected employees two hours of personal leave to be taken at any time during the calendar year that is agreeable to the employee and the employee’s department head in lieu of the employee taking two hours of holiday time off on the Friday before Easter.  Said two hours personal leave shall be taken each year pursuant to the above conditions and shall not accrue from year to year.


XI     HOLIDAYS: 11 paid holidays per year


XII    VACATION: Employees accrue vacation days after completion of service years reflected below.


                                    Years of Service         # Days

                                       Completed                Received

                                    After 1                            13

                                    After 5                            18

                                    After 13                          23

                                    After 21                          28


XIII   SICK LEAVE: Full-time employees accrue sick leave at the rate of 12 working days per year. Pay out of one-half of employee's total accrued sick leave hours applies ONLY at retirement, death, or abolishment of position for employees hired before January 1, 2020.


VIV   MILEAGE: Effective January 1, 2020, reimbursement rate is 57.5 cents per mile.




         Building Inspector

         Building Maintenance Worker I/II

         Building Permit Technician

         Certified Tree Worker

         Chief Mechanic

         Civil Engineer II


         Engineer I

         Engineering Technician

         Groundskeeper/Gardener I/II

         Junior Engineering Technician

         Lead Meter Reader    

         Lead Public Works Maintenance Worker

         Librarian I

         Librarian II

         Librarian III

Library Assistant I

         Library Assistant II

         Library Assistant III


         Meter Reader

         Recreation Services Coordinator

         Recreation Services Supervisor

         Senior Recreation Services Supervisor

         Senior Building Inspector

         Senior Engineering Technician

         Senior Custodian

         Street Maintenance Worker I/II

         Street Sweeper Operator

         Traffic Signal/Street Light Technician

         Utility Maintenance Worker

Special Instructions

Applications accepted until Friday, October 30, 2020 OR upon receipt of the first 200 applications- whichever occurs first.

Written Exam: TBA

Oral Exam: TBA

Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Resumes are not accepted in lieu of completing a City application.

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