Location: Avila Beach / San Luis Obispo, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $5,826 - $7,436 / month
In addition to salary, Port San Luis Harbor District offers an excellent benefits package including PERS retirement (New members: 2% @ Age 62; Classic members: 2.7% @ Age 55); medical, dental, and vision insurance; generous sick & vacation leave; 13 holidays per year; life insurance, voluntary participation in Flexible Spending accounts, cell phone allowance and more. The District also participates in Social Security. FLSA designated non-exempt.
Internal Number: 280HCL23B
MUST APPLY BY APPLICATION THROUGH PORT SAN LUIS WEBSITE
Under general direction, maintains, replaces, and rebuilds portions of the piers and docks; replaces piles, caps, stringers, and decking; uses heavy equipment and various devices related to heavy construction and repair; constructs and maintains shore side facilities; performs crane mounted dredging; supervises others and performs other duties as required. Reads plans, orders materials and at times acts as department supervisor in the absence of Facility Supervisor.
Should have knowledge of heavy construction, equipment, and materials usage; safe working rules and practices; pier design and construction; use of hand and power tools; principles of supervision; basic carpentry, masonry, plumbing, electrical, concrete and asphalt construction techniques and systems; and heavy equipment operation and maintenance.
Ability to operate and maintain heavy equipment; supervise and work with a crew involved in heavy construction in a safe manner; plan, organize, and direct the work of others; swim; apply knowledge of construction trades in carrying out the maintenance and construction of Port facilities; lift heavy timbers and utilize tools and equipment in close quarters; work under adverse weather conditions; and read and interpret construction plans; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; work cooperatively with a diverse group of patrons, lease operators, District employees and members of the public.
High school graduation and four years of heavy construction experience including the operation of heavy equipment preferably in wharf or pier construction and maintenance; or any combination of education and/or experience that could likely provide the desired knowledge and abilities.
Valid California Driver's License; possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain within one year of appointment: crane operator certification as well as certification as a hazardous materials first responder. Work nights, weekends and holidays on occasion, and return to work after hours when requested.
About Port San Luis Harbor District
The Harbor District manages and operates the tidelands and coastal properties of Avila Beach and Port San Luis. Within its jurisdiction are Avila Beach, Olde Port Beach, Fisherman’s Beach, Avila Pier, Harford Pier, the Cal Poly Pier, and the Port San Luis Lighthouse. It provides services for boat launching, moorings, recreational and commercial fishing, beach recreation, water safety and enforcement, camping, and businesses. The District employs 27 full time staff members along with seasonal lifeguards and support personnel. The Harbor District is governed by 5 elected Harbor Commissioners