Facility Attendant Job at Seaside, Monterey County, California

Facility Attendant

City of Seaside , California

Job Information 



Mid Level


$15.84 - $19.25 Hourly

Application Deadline 


No Application Deadline

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive


INTERVIEWS WILL BE SCHEDULED ON AN ON-GOING BASIS UNTIL POSITIONS ARE FILLED. Priority screening of applications will take place on January 25th.

Under immediate supervision, assists custodial and recreation services staff in setting up rooms and facilities for various recreation activities and City events; assists patrons and facility users, performs general maintenance of recreation buildings and equipment; and performs related work as required.
Receives functional and technical direction from custodians and immediate supervision or mentoring from assigned supervisory or management personnel.  Exercises no direct supervision over staff.
This is an entry-level classification that performs general maintenance, customer service, and custodial duties to ensure facility users are provided the highest level of safety and service and  assists the recreation staff in implementing recreation activities, and events. Work is often performed in an assigned area and may involve working around other City staff and/or the public, depending upon assignment.  This class is distinguished from the Custodian in that the latter assists with coordinating and implementing the full range of custodial duties for City buildings and facilities, and may provide functional and technical direction to the Facilities Attendant classes.


Examples of Duties

Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Monitors facility use; opens, closes, and secures buildings and parks for activities, programs, and rental events; and prepares the facility and amenities for patron use.
  • Participates in ensuring compliance with relevant permitting and licensing laws and guidelines; interprets and applies policies, procedures, laws, codes, and regulations; assists enforcement of and ensures adherence to rules and regulations.
  • Ensures the safety of the public and staff at all times by inspecting, patrolling, monitoring, and instructing on the safe use of program facilities, equipment, and supplies; maintains a safe, clean, and tidy environment; reports unsafe conditions or illegal activities.
  • Performs routine maintenance of buildings and equipment.
  • Issues and collects recreation equipment and supplies.
  • Ensures that programs, activities, and facilities are in compliance with applicable City regulations, laws, and ordinances.
  • Responsible for performing custodial maintenance activities at City facilities including the pool and City  offices.
  • Interacts with children and parents; addresses issues, concerns, and questions that parents may have regarding the assigned programs and rentals.
  • Maintains a variety of logs, records, and files, and prepares reports related to assigned activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Typical Qualifications

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Completion of formal or informal education at a level which provides the ability to read and write at an eighth (8th) grade level.  No experience is required; however, knowledge of basic customer service and cleaning methods are required.

Possession of a valid California Drivers License by time of appointment. 

Facilities Attendants work various shifts including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Knowledge of:
  • Applicable safety precautions and procedures related to the program areas and facilities to which assigned.
  • Basic principles, practices, tools, and materials as they relate to the general maintenance and cleaning of buildings and equipment related to assigned area.
  • Safe driving rules and practices.
  • Occupational hazards and safety equipment and practices related to the work.
  • Standard office practices and procedures, including the use of standard office equipment, basic record keeping, arithmetic, and computer applications related to the work.
  • English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff.
 Ability to: 
  • Learn, understand, and apply facility use policies and procedures.
  • Provide courteous assistance to facility patrons.
  • Remain flexible and adapt as job responsibilities change.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Maintain facilities and equipment in a clean, safe, and secure manner.
  • Maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written reports of work performed.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone and in writing.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


Supplemental Information

Must possess mobility to work in various City buildings, parks, and facilities; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium physical work, operate varied hand and power tools and related equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio.  Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment.  Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach and climb to perform work and inspect work sites.  Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 50 pounds.

Employees work in buildings, parks, and facilities and are occasionally exposed to loud noise levels, controlled temperatures, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes.  Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives, and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.


440 Harcourt Avenue

Seaside, CA 93955