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SALARY: Beginning biweekly salary: Level I: $1,198.81, Level II: $1,311.43 & Level III: $1,435.60
A 5% step increase is provided upon satisfactory completion of the 6-month probationary period.

The County of Del Norte, Building Maintenance Department is seeking a qualified candidate to fill one (1) vacancy for
the position of Building Maintenance Worker I/II/III. This position is classified as permanent full-time. A standard
application is required. Resumes are encouraged, but will not be accepted in lieu of required application materials.
Candidates who meet all the minimum qualifications may be invited to an oral interview. This recruitment will
establish a list of candidates to be used in filling the vacancy as well as an eligibility list that may be used for future
vacancies or temporary help for up to one (1) year.

1. Carefully read recruitment flyer.
2. Download and fill out a standard Del Norte County application on our County Site.
3. Submit application by 5:00pm on September 17, 2021.
4. Applications are required to be submitted by email to, by fax (707) 465-1470 or by mail Attention:
Human Resources, 981 H Street, Suite 250, Crescent City CA 95531.
5. Candidates will be notified via phone or mail about their status within two weeks of the closing date as the recruitment proceeds.

Note: Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted. Applications which are incomplete as of the
final date to apply will be eliminated from consideration.

The Building Maintenance Worker position performs routine, skilled and semi-skilled repair and maintenance of
county buildings and/or facilities. Operates a variety of hand tools and powered equipment such as saws, planer,
router, shaper, sander, and drill press. Repairs and maintains furnaces, boilers, heating and refrigeration systems
under direction of specialized maintenance staff. Installs, repairs, and maintains electrical fixtures and equipment
such as conduits, interior and exterior wiring for equipment and appliances, wall, floor and ceiling receptacles,
controls, lights, and a variety of electrical motors. Acts as information source on specialized maintenance and
repair problems. Trains new personnel in performance of building maintenance and repair.

For a full detailed description of the job functions and requirements visit our Job Descriptions Page.


Building Maintenance Worker I:

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent, &
  • Valid Driver’s License &
  • Ability to read and write at a level sufficient for successful job performance and some course work or
    experience in building maintenance;


  • An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Building Maintenance Worker II: In addition to the stated above, the II level requires:

  • Ability to read and write at a level required for successful completion of duties; &
  • Two (2) years’ experience; one (1) year as Building Maintenance Worker I level or equivalent.

Building Maintenance Worker III: In addition to the stated above, the III level requires:

  • Ability to read, write and perform simple arithmetic at a level required for successful job performance, &
  • Two (2) years’ experience in maintenance and repair including electrical, plumbing, locksmithing, and
    equipment servicing, and some lead person experience
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience.

A generous package of benefits is provided, including: health and dental care benefits, life insurance, and a retirement plan. Paid leave: Vacation: 1-5 years of continuous service: 10 working days per year. Sick Leave: 1 day of sick leave with pay for each month of service from the date of employment. Holidays: 13 working days each year. Floating Holidays: 3 working days each fiscal year. Retirement: The County is a member of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) integrated with Social Security. Group Insurance: The County pays a portion of the employee’s group health, dental, and life insurance premiums with dependent health and dental care benefits available at group rates.

Note: The information listed above is a general summary of benefits for this position. This information is not legally binding, nor does it serve as an employment contract.

The County of Del Norte does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual preference, or disability in any of its programs, activities, or hiring practices. All applications will be reviewed and those individuals with backgrounds most closely meeting the needs of the county will be selected for further review. In the event of a large number of qualifying applicants, a written examination may be given to determine which applicants will be invited to attend an oral interview.
An eligibility list will be established upon completion of the oral interviews. Expenses (i.e. travel, food, lodging) incurred in connection with the interview shall be the burden of the applicant. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if special accommodations are necessary at any stage of the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Office prior to the interview/examination so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, Del Norte County is required to verify, within three days of employment of any person, that he/she is: 1) a citizen or national of the United States; 2) an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence or authorized by the Immigration and Naturalization Service to work in the United States.

Del Norte County is an equal opportunity employer hiring employment eligible applicants. Disabled applicants who require special testing arrangements should contact the Human Resources Department prior to the filing deadline. In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, applicants must provide acceptable proof of identity or authorization to work in the United States. A thorough background investigation will be conducted prior to employment. The investigation may include reference checks, fingerprinting, credit check, driver history and inquiry to local, state and federal files to obtain criminal history information. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the selection process. Selection processes may include, but are not limited to, one or more of the following: application review, competitive screening, written examination, performance examination, and/or oral examination. This bulletin is solely for the purpose of announcing a job opening. It does not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained herein may be modified or revised without notice.

981 H Street, Suite 250
Crescent City CA 95531
Call: (707) 464-7213
Fax: (707) 465-1470

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Salary Range: Beginning biweekly salary: Level III: $1,609.44