City of Glendale
NOTE: In an effort to ensure a safe and healthy workplace for all employees, City of Glendale has implemented a Mandatory COVID-19 Testing Policy. The Policy will require all City employees, volunteers, interns, and new hires to test for COVID-19 on a weekly basis unless they provide proof of having received their single dose of a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine regimen or the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine regimen. This Policy is currently suspended but may be re-implemented depending on the circumstances.
THIS IS AN UNCLASSIFIED, NON-CIVIL SERVICE, HOURLY POSITION WITH NO MEDICAL, DENTAL OR ACCRUED LEAVE BENEFITS, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF AB1522 – HEALTHY WORKPLACE HEALTHY FAMILY ACT.
Under general supervision, these positions are responsible for supervising and directing up to ten youth workers (14-24 years of age) performing hillside brush clearance, weed abatement, landscaping, debris clearance and other general labor tasks on private and public property.
Essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to, the following:
Ensures Department services are provided with exceptional customer service and the highest level of ethical standards.
Performs hillside brush clearance, weed abatement, landscaping, debris clearance and other general labor tasks on private and public property.
May also perform general office work.
Uses and/or supervises the use of power and hand tools; the hauling and dumping of debris; and the maintenance of tools and equipment.
Works weekday, evening and weekend hours.
Transports youth workers in City vehicles; facilitates staff meetings; prepares and reports time sheets and other paperwork.
Evaluates subordinate staff; performs other related duties as required.
Assumes responsibility for ensuring the duties of the position are performed in a safe efficient manner.
Performs other related duties as assigned or as the situation requires.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Provide exceptional customer service to the community, clients, youth, patrons, and other Department staff.
Adapt to changing work assignments.
Comprehend directions in English.
Effectively supervise others.
Establish and maintain smooth working relationships and independently resolve interpersonal conflicts.
Establish and maintain smooth working relationships with fellow employees and the public.
Foster a teamwork environment.
Provide clear work instruction.
Read, write and comprehend directions in English.
Review and evaluate employee’s job performance.
Safely use power and hand tools for landscaping.
Work a flexible schedule, including weekends, evenings and holidays.
Work outdoors in the sun and climb hillsides.
Assume responsibility for maintaining a safe working environment.
One year of recent supervisory experience, preferably in the supervision of youth.
Graduation from high school or attainment of GED or CHSPE certificate and completion of 30 semester units of college work.
Valid Class C California driver’s license.
Must obtain CPR Certification within six months of employment.
An equivalent combination of experience, education and/or training may substitute for the listed minimum requirements.
Exceptional Customer Service Policy
The City of Glendale places a high importance on quality customer service and prides itself for the high level of services it provides by every employee of the organization. As employees of the City of Glendale, we are committed to providing our diverse community and each other with courteous, considerate, and personal attention.
Please click on the link to read the Exceptional Customer Service Policy.
EVALUATION OF APPLICATION: All applications, resumes and submitted reference materials will be reviewed and evaluated and only the best-qualified candidates based on applicable experience will be invited to the selection process. Due to the high number of applications anticipated, the City of Glendale cannot guarantee that all individuals filing applications for this position will be called for an interview.
ORAL INTERVIEW: (Weight of 100%) To evaluate the applicant’s experience, education, and general background for the position.
TIME AND PLACE OF THE EXAMINATION WILL BE ANNOUNCED. Any evaluation will be based on the candidate’s education and experience as related to the position. Any examination will be to evaluate the candidate’s education, experience, knowledge and skills for the position. The selected candidate will be subjected to a background check including Livescan fingerprinting. The City of Glendale reserves the right to modify the above stated examination components and/or weights. Should this be necessary, the candidates will be notified of the specific examination components and weights prior to the administration of any examination. The City of Glendale conforms with State and Federal obligations to make reasonable accommodation for applicants and employees with disabilities. The Human Resources Department asks that it be advised of special needs at least five days prior to the first test part so that a reasonable accommodation may be made. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Glendale requires that all new employees provide documentation to establish both work authorization and identity.
All hourly employees will be enrolled in the Public Agency Retirement System – Alternate Retirement System (PARS-ARS). Hourly employees may also participate in the Flexible Benefit Plan.