Maintenance Worker

City Of Cedar Falls   Cedar Falls, IA   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on May 27, 2024
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The City of Cedar Falls is accepting application materials from individuals interested in being included on and hired from the next Civil Service hiring list for full-time Maintenance Worker.  Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications below will complete a job-related interview to be internally scored and potentially included on the list approved by the City’s Civil Service Commission and effective for approved openings one year from approval.  The current pay range of $22.414 - $27.844 will increase to $24.233 - $29.854 on July 6th and the position is eligible for union contract and step pay increases and full-time benefits.  This position includes a variety of general maintenance and construction duties including the operation of automated and semi-automated refuse collection, recycling, Transfer Station, street, and water reclamation equipment such as dump trucks, snowplows, end loaders, skid steer loaders, and other Public Works equipment for related duties.


Candidates must have completed the 10th grade or equivalent combination of experience and training providing the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:  positive interaction with the public; operation of hand and power tools, and equipment; safety practices and precautions necessary to operate mechanized equipment; perform manual labor requiring physical strength and endurance to perform maintenance and construction; understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions; and develop the skills necessary for the maintenance and operation of assigned equipment.   


Candidates must also have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and possession of (or ability to obtain and maintain) the appropriate Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).  Position is subject to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Clearinghouse queries, driver’s license and driving record reviews, and DOT random drug and alcohol screenings.  Upon a conditional offer of employment, a background and physical exam including lifting assessment and drug screen will be required.


For consideration, apply online at (preferred) OR obtain an application from the same link (or Cedar Falls City Hall) and complete and forward to or mail/deliver to City of Cedar Falls, 220 Clay Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613 by June 10th.  Proof of education, relevant certifications, licensures, etc. are encouraged at the time of application and requested before interviews.

Equal Opportunity Employer