Skilled Craftsworker - Maintenance & Operations

Jun 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Skilled Craftsworker - Maintenance & Operations

Kern Community College District

Position Number: 03353

Posting Date: 06/03/2021

Position Closing Date:

Initial Screening Date: 06/17/2021

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Classified


Work Week: 40 hours per week, 12 month position

Minimum Salary: $3,985.00 per month

Maximum Salary: $5,630.70 per month (maximum entry $3,880.23 per month)

Kern Community College District provides a rich health and welfare benefits offering to our employees, including Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Long-term Disability.
In addition to the above benefits, the District also offers a robust voluntary benefits selection:
• Flex 125
• Additional products and services through American Fidelity
• Supplemental voluntary life insurance
• Tax Shelter Annuities

The District participates in CalPERS retirement system and Social Security benefits for Classified and Management employees. Employees covered under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), are vested 100% after five years of full time service credit. All coverages begin on the first day of the month following the hire date.

College/Site: Porterville College

Location: PC-Main Campus

Basic Function:
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform a variety of skilled duties related to carpentry, plumbing, painting, electrical and general building maintenance duties at an assigned campus location; perform skilled field maintenance duties.

Representative Duties

-Design, construct, install, repair and maintain cabinets, shelves, built-in desks, tables, windows, chairs; cut openings; construct frames and hang doors.

-Design and construct walls and partitions to increase or decrease the size of rooms; prepare and spray repaired cabinets, desks, files, interior offices and classrooms.

-Construct and install forms; pour and finish cement for forms and walks; construct ramps and platforms; inspect and repair roof leaks.

-Repair other equipment involving the application of plumbing, electrical, locksmithing and a variety of the trades.

-Repair exterior and interior door locks; repair desk and file locks; strip, sand, varnish and refinish exterior walls including plastering.

-Repair furniture, carpeting, light fixtures, tiles, fan motors, drapes, window screens, sinks and toilets; install venetian blinds, drapes and shades.

-Mount projector screens, chalk boards, pictures and tack boards.

-Repair backboards and paint baseball backstops and dugouts.

-Construct and paint signs; install and remove signs on score board at the stadium.

-Paint curbs and parking stripes and numbers.

-Perform related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school supplemented by formal training in one of the skilled crafts AND two years of journey-level skilled craftsworking and maintenance experience.

  • Satisfactory completion of pre-employment physical assessment.
  • Satisfactory completion of pre-employment drug testing.

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Methods, practices, equipment and tools used in carpentry, plumbing, painting, electrical work and concrete construction.
  • Record keeping techniques.
  • Basic math.
  • Safe work practices.
  • Perform a full range of assigned skilled maintenance work including carpentry, plumbing, painting, light construction and electrical work.
  • Use and care for tools and equipment used in maintaining and repairing assigned maintenance area.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, sketches and drawings.
  • Maintain records related to work performed.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

Salary Grade: 42.5

Special Instructions to Applicants:
First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on June 17, 2021 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:
  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
  • Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
  • List of six (6) professional references - Listed on application form

It is the applicant’s responsibility to redact (or remove) any personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of the applicant.

Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
EEO Plan 2018-2021

Note: The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures or practices.
Discrimination Free Work Environment

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.

All applicants must apply online at Emails will not be accepted.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.

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