Temporary Maintenance Worker Job at Hillsborough, San Mateo County, California

Temporary Maintenance Worker

Town of Hillsborough , California

Job Information 


Public Works

Entry Level


$20.00 - $30.00 Hourly

Application Deadline 

Open Until Filled

No Application Deadline

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive


Performs a variety of unskilled or semi-skilled maintenance work, and operates a variety of equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance and replacement of Town water, sewer, street and storm drainage facilities and systems.


Typical duties include but are not limited to:

  • Perform required labor involved in construction and maintenance projects as part of a crew, including pavement cutting, ditch digging, manhole and line cleaning, main and pipe repair, laying and backfilling.
  • Perform routine cleaning, inspection and preventive maintenance of equipment and refers defects or needed repairs to supervisor.
  • Performs all duties in conformance with appropriate safety and security standards.
  • Maintains Corporation Yard and other Town facilities.
  • Responds to residents' requests for service.
  • Maintains a variety of records relating to maintenance activity.
  • Assists in determining the locations of water, storm drain and sewer lines from the appropriate sources prior to excavation.
  • Drives trucks of various sizes and weights in the loading, hauling and unloading of equipment and supplies.

Ideal Candidate


  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent
  • Valid California state driver's license during appointment
  • Some knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in maintenance, construction and repair activities
  • Skill in operation of vehicles and maintenance equipment
  • Ability to perform heavy manual tasks for extended periods of time; work safely
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public
  • Understand and carry out written and oral directions.
  • Water certification and/or Class B license are highly desirable.

 This is a temporary, unbenefitted position.  Maximum number of hours that can be worked is 29 hours per week, and 960 hours in the fiscal year.

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1320 La Honda Road

Hillsborough, CA 94010