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Maintenance Aide (Seasonal) (0987)

Maintenance Aide (Seasonal)

California State Personnel Board Specification

  • Schematic Code: BS10
  • Class Code: 0987
  • Established: 06/03/1966
  • Revised: 07/09/2002
  • Title Changed: 07/09/2002


Under supervision, on a temporary or seasonal basis only, to perform unskilled manual labor in cleaning up and maintaining State property; and to do other related work.

Typical Tasks

Performs a variety of manual labor work in raking, shoveling, loading, unloading, stacking, and removing debris, brush, refuse, scrap lumber, and rubble to prepare or maintain State property; assists in the demolition of unsafe structures by burning, razing, or disassembling; hoes or chops brush, handgrades terrain, waters shrubs, cuts lawns, and clears firebreaks and trails; washes garbage cans and works on garbage pickup crew; maintains and operates light vehicles; cleans restrooms and other facilities; picks up litter; and washes windows.

Minimum Qualifications

When driving is a requirement of the position: Possession of a valid driver license of the appropriate class and a safe driving record as documented by the Department of Motor Vehicles within 60 days prior to appointment. (A safe driving record is one free from convictions in the past two years for repeated moving violations or a single serious violation such as drunk driving or reckless driving.)

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of: Good physical work methods.


Ability to: Accept and benefit from training in maintenance work; follow simple directions; work cooperatively with others; perform heavy sustained physical work; and use tools, supplies, and equipment appropriate for the job.

Special Personal Characteristics

Willingness to: Perform varied manual tasks; work Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, odd or irregular hours, and under adverse weather conditions; and conform to departmental uniform requirements.

  Updated: 6/3/2012
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