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$24.15-$29.07 hourly / $4,186.00-$5,039.00 monthly / $50,232.00-$60,465.60 yearly


Under general supervision, to perform a variety of semiskilled carpentry, painting, plumbing and electrical work in the repair and maintenance of animal shelter buildings and equipment; and to do other work as required.

Distinguishing Characteristics

This is a journey level class. Incumbents perform a variety of semiskilled carpentry, painting, plumbing and electrical tasks in the repair and maintenance of Shelter buildings and equipment.

Typical Tasks

Performs rough carpentry work in erecting partitions, repairing and hanging doors, building shelves, repairing walls and ceilings, building window frames and making minor repairs to wooden fixtures and furniture; does minor electrical work such as replacing switches, sockets, wall plugs, floor receptacles, light bulbs or fluorescent fixtures, fuses and breakers; does simple wiring; repairs or replaces leaky faucets, pipes, toilets, sinks and drains; performs routine maintenance on mechanical equipment such as greasing, oiling, and replacing worn or defective parts; repairs furniture; replaces broken windows; paints interiors and exteriors of buildings; assists skilled workers in more complex electrical, mechanical and plumbing work; may direct the work of temporary staff.

Employment Standards


  • Some knowledge of the basic methods, materials and tools used in the building maintenance trades.

Ability to:

  • Use and care for standard hand and power tools utilized in the building trades;
  • Follow oral and written instructions;
  • Work in cramped, confined surroundings and on ladders;
  • Perform heavy manual labor;
  • Maintain simple records;
  • Work cooperatively with others.
  • Perform a variety of tasks connected with repair and maintenance of Authority buildings and fixtures.

Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be:

One year of experience in either general building maintenance work or in any of the building trades or as a Maintenance Custodian for a public or private agency.


  • Possess and maintain a California Class C Driver's License is required for most positions in this class.
  • Hours: Availability to work a flexible schedule, which may include nights, weekends, and/or holidays.
  • Lifting: Incumbent must be able to lift, push/pull or carry up to 50 lbs. unassisted.
  • Special Working Conditions: Exposure to Animals who may be hostile or dangerous. Pre-rabies vaccination may be required.


Bargaining Unit:41
Workers Comp Code: 0399
EEOC Code: 08
Occ Unit: 36
Analyst: ES

CLASS: AC3; EST: 6/1/2002;