Maintenance Assistant I (non-career)

Port of Long Beach Long Beach, CA

The Port of Long Beach is seeking a Maintenance Assistant I Non-Career to fill an open position in the Maintenance Division of the Engineering Bureau. The Maintenance Division is responsible for maintaining the Port's Infrastructure and Port-owned facilities. Their crews include Roads and Streets, Landscaping, Plumbing, Electrical, Garage, Docks & Piers, Carpentry, Building Mechanical, Custodial, General Maintenance as well as a small office staff and warehouse. Their work is generally performed in response to work requests from other Divisions of the Harbor Department or for the Port's tenants on a for-hire basis. Factors that affect their work include inclement weather, special events and the shipping schedules of the Port's tenants. Preventative maintenance work is also performed on an ongoing basis to keep our properties and assets in good condition.

The selected candidate may work up to 29 hours/week or less for up to a 2 year period.


Under supervision, the Maintenance Assistant I Non-Career will be responsible for:

* Performing routine maintenance duties such as emptying trash cans, sweeping, dusting, etc, at Port facilities

* Performing semi-skilled maintenance duties such as shampooing carpets, waxing floors, and brush cleaning decks and other areas

* Assisting clients in moving or storing their items

* Restocking custodial supplies to various locations throughout the Port of Long Beach

* Following both oral and written directions

* May lift and move medium to heavy objects

* Performing other relevant duties as required


Minimum Qualifications

* High school diploma or GED preferred

* Must be able to endure long periods of physical labor

* Experience using basic hand and power tools is required

* Previous experience with stripping/waxing floors and maintaining carpets is desirable

* Must be able to work independently without extensive direction or oversight


Additional Information

Interested candidates should submit an application on line by clicking on the "Apply" link and following the appropriate procedures. Applications will be evaluated to determine the most qualified candidates, who will then be invited to participate further in the selection process, with an appointment anticipated shortly thereafter. If you need this information in an alternate format, please contact the Human Resources Division at 562-283-7500. If you require an accommodation because of a disability in order to participate in any phase of the application process, please request when submitting your application or call 562-283-7500.

NOTE: The Port reserves the right to extend the closing date without notice in order to accept additional applications. In addition, the Port reserves the right to close the recruitment prior to the initial closing date without notice if a sufficient number of applications have been received to fill the vacancy.

The Port of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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