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The Mission of General Services is to provide reliable, quality, innovative services that promote a safe and healthy place to live, learn, work and play. The Department of General Services unifies six divisions through centralized direction and administration, providing services to other County Departments and the public. These departments are: Capital Projects Management, Central Services/Purchasing , Facilities Operations, Fleet Management, Nut Tree Airport and Real Estate Services.
If you are keen on providing reliable and quality service, we welcome your application for the Stationary Engineer position.
To learn more about the General Services Department, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/depts/genserv/mission.asp
The General Services Department is recruiting for Stationary Engineer positions. Under direction, the Stationary Engineer is responsible for operating, maintaining, and repairing building support equipment in assigned County Facilities.
The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises.
Education: High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent; AND
Experience: Four (4) years of experience including three (3) years apprenticeship training in a program, or under a journey worker in heating, ventilating, air conditioning and/or refrigeration AND one (1) year of full-time paid experience at the level of a journey worker in heating, ventilating, air conditioning and/or refrigeration.
A Journey worker certificate as a Stationary Engineer is highly desirable.
LICENSING, CERTIFICATION AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants are required to possess, or obtain prior to employment, a valid California Driver's License, Class C.
Applicants are required to possess a current Environmental Protection Agency, Section 608, Universal Certification.
Note: All licenses, certificates, and registrations must be kept current while employed in this class.
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BENEFITS/ WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?
Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage for the 2020 calendar year is $1,498.55 per month. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage.
Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County.
Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security.
The County observes twelve (12) full day fixed and two (2) half day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this bargaining unit receive two (2) floating paid holidays per year.
Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years. Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year.
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Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Sick Leave for every full hour worked.
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CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs:
• Tuition Reimbursement Program
• Annual Education Fair
• County Mentoring Program
• Leadership Academy
• Supervisory Trainings
• Skill Development Trainings
• Self-paced learning opportunities
04/24/2020 - First review of applications and any required documents deadline
Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
A minimum score of 70% is required to continue in the selection process, unless otherwise announced.
All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change.
RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retiree
HOW TO APPLY
Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com, to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted with the Document Cover Sheet, available on the employment website: https://jobapscloud.com/Solano/sup/doccover.pdf or at the Department of Human Resources’ office, and are due by the final filing date.
Previously submitted application materials (e.g., copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment.
Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170 or at 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800 Fairfield 94533. The office is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA.
Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time.
DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS
Environmental Protection Agency, Section 608, Universal Certification is required for this position. All candidates must submit a copy of their certification by the final filing deadline. Candidates who fail to submit their certification by the final filing date will be disqualified from the recruitment.
A Journey worker certificate as a Stationary Engineer is not required, but highly desirable. Candidates who indicate possession of a Journeyman Certificate are asked to submit a copy of their certificate by the final filing date.
How to Submit Your Documents
In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents in-person or by mail at Solano County Department of Human Resources 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800, Fairfield CA 94533, by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to email@example.com. When submitting documents in-person, by mail or by fax, include the recruitment title (Stationary Engineer) and the recruitment number (20-873040-02). If submitting documents by email include the recruitment title and recruitment number in the subject field.
This Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position and assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the recruitment process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly and completely. Omitted information will not be considered or assumed. Applicants who have no experience in a specific area are recommended to state "no experience in this area" instead of leaving the space blank.
Please note that the experience in your answers must be reflected in your employment history.
1. Do you currently possess or have the ability to obtain EPA Universal Certification for refrigerants? Y/N
Please submit a copy of your certificate with your application if you posses one.
2. Did you complete an Apprenticeship Program? Y/N
If Yes, what craft(s):
3. Did you receive a Journeyman Certificate or equivalent? Y/N
If Yes, please submit a copy of your certificate wit your application.
4. Do you have experience working with blueprints, diagrams, and schematics? Y/N
5. Do you currently posses or have the ability to obtain a valid Class C driver's license issued by the State of California? Y/N
6. Do you possess three (3) years experience of apprenticeship training in a program, or under a journey worker in heating, ventilating, air conditioning and/or refrigeration? Y/N
7. Do you possess at least one (1) year of full-time paid experience at the level of a journey worker in heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and/or refrigeration? Y/N
VETERANS PREFERENCE POINTS
To be eligible, applicant must have served at least 181 consecutive days of active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions. A COPY OF THE DD 214, SHOWING DISCHARGE TYPE (GENERALLY COPY 4), MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT BY THE FINAL FILING DATE. Applicants who have a service connected disability must also submit a recent award letter from the VA stating they are receiving disability benefits for service connected reasons.
Veteran applicants for initial County employment with an honorable or general under conditions discharge shall receive five (5) points added to their combined score. Disabled veterans rated at not less than 30% disability shall have ten (10) points added to their combined score. Veteran’s preference points will only be added to passing scores in competitive open examinations.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job.
APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215.
This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request.
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- Live – Solano County as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability.
- Learn – Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include: Solano Community College, CSU Maritime Academy, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis.
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County Population (2018): 439,793
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