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30+ days ago

Location

Spokane, WA

Description


Traffic Sign Technician 1 - SEASONAL




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Traffic Sign Technician 1 - SEASONAL









Salary








$33,618.00 - $45,362.88 Annually











Location








Public Works Building 1026 W Broadway Spokane, WA















Job Type







Regular











Department







Public Works















Job Number







21-00021






















Closing







2/26/2021 4:30 PM Pacific













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Job Summary




Assembles, erects, maintains and makes repairs to road signs, sign supports, and pavement markings.



Watch a short video to learn more about our Public Works department: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnnJggpZf0Q



THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE USED TO FILL UP TO SIX (6) VACANCIES. THESE ARE 5 TO 9 MONTH SEASONAL POSITIONS WITH FULL BENEFITS.





Examples of Duties





Performs routine sign maintenance under general supervision.


Manufactures traffic control signs and street plates.


Paints pavement marking legends including stop bars, crosswalks, and railroad crossings.


Performs delineation of roads, plastic retracing, marking of sealed roads with tabs, and other jobs not requiring extensive lay outs.


Documents signing and pavement marking activities.


Drives all traffic sign shop vehicles and equipment except for the highway striper.


Operates all traffic sign shop equipment necessary to complete required work.





Minimum Requirements





TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or G.E.D. and one (1) year of manual labor experience required. Note: Experience installing or manufacturing signs preferred.


LICENSE: Must have a valid driver's license at time of appointment.


Note: Will be expected to work in and around heavy traffic an/or adverse weather conditions.







Selection Factors





Ability to:

• understand the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices;

• understand the Washington State Sign Fabrication Manual;

• do heavy manual labor;

• work while standing for long periods;

• understand and carry out oral and simple written instructions;

• work cooperatively with others in a work crew.


Skilled in:

• the efficient and safe use of tools and equipment.
















SPOKANE COUNTY

Employee Benefits Summary



The following is a brief list of benefits available to Spokane County regular employees. Complete information is available from Human Resources Department. This information is subject to change.




PAID TIME OFF


Spokane County Observed Holidays

Up to 10 (ten) paid holidays are observed by Spokane County.



PTO

Non-represented and a select group of represented employees receive a bank of hours that combine both vacation and sick leave into a paid time off bank. There is no waiting period to use this time and it starts out at almost 2 days per month accrual.



Vacation

For employees with less than five (5) years of continuous service, the accrual rate is 1 day of vacation each month for a total of 12 days per year. After six (6) months, employees are eligible to take accumulated vacation time. (Please note the vacation time accumulation may vary depending on contract language).



Sick Leave

Sick leave is earned at 1 day per month and can be taken as the days are accumulated.



Other Leaves

Spokane County provides several other paid leaves such as: bereavement leave, jury duty and military duty leave.



INSURANCE BENEFITS


Medical Insurance

Two plans are currently available: Premera Blue Cross (PPO) and Kaiser Permanente (HMO). Spokane County pays 95% of the premium for full-time employees and 90% of the premiums for spouses and dependents. Premiums are deducted each pay period (pay periods: 15th and last day of the month).



2020 Rates:



Premera

Employee Only: $17.18 per pay period

Employee & Spouse: $67.55 per pay period

Employee & Family: $94.70 per pay period

Employee & Child(ren): $61.52 per pay period


Kaiser:

Employee: $16.23 per pay period

Employee & Spouse: $63.50 per pay period

Employee & Family: $88.58 per pay period

Employee & Child(ren): $58.09 per pay period



Dental Insurance

Two plans are currently available: Delta Dental of Washington (PPO) and Willamette Dental (DMO). Spokane County pays 95% of the premium for full-time employees and 90% of the premiums for spouses and dependents.



2020 Rates:



Delta Dental Willamette Dental

Employee: $2.71 per pay Employee: $2.99 per pay

Family: $5.42 per pay Family: $5.98 per pay









Group Life Insurance

The County provides a $25,000 group life insurance policy to employees that are non-represented, elected officials, 1553, 1553S, 280, 1135, 17, PWG, SPA, 492J, 492N, DSA, Road Supervisor Guild, RIC, OLC, and 690. The County provides a $10,000 benefit for those represented by 492. This benefit is paid in full by Spokane County.



Long Term Disability Coverage

Provides an income protection benefit in the event of a long-term illness or injury at rate of 60% of income up to a maximum of $5,000 per month. Spokane County pays the full premium for this plan.



RETIREMENT



Retirement Plan (401a)

Spokane County employees are automatically included in the Washington State Retirement System. Both the employer and the employee contribute to the plan. This retirement plan provides a guaranteed lifetime monthly benefit once vested and eligible for retirement.



Additional Retirement Plan Option (457b)

Employees may supplement their retirement income and save money on taxes by participating in this optional County program. Roth (after-tax) option is also available through this retirement plan.



VOLUNTARY BENEFITS



AFLAC

Supplemental insurance is optional and is provided by AFLAC to help pay for benefits not covered by major medical insurance. The employee pays 100% of the premium.



Travel Assistance

Provides additional travel protections anytime you travel more than 100 miles from home. Includes pre-trip information, emergency ticket replacement, and emergency evacuation coverage. This benefit is paid in full by Spokane County.



Flexible Spending Plan (FSA)

Spokane County sponsors a Section 125 Flexible Spending Account to allow out-of-pocket Medical & Daycare Expenses to be paid with Tax Free Dollars. Premiums are automatically set up pre-tax under the FSA.



Voluntary Term Life Insurance

Voluntary Term Life Insurance is additional optional life insurance provided through The Standard Insurance. New employees are guaranteed up to $50,000 for self and $20,000 for a spouse with no medical underwriting needed.



WORK/LIFE PROGRAMS




Employee Assistance Program

Employees and their family members are eligible to receive free counseling. There are also benefits relating to financial and legal concerns.



Reduced Cost Bus Pass Program

Spokane County participates in a program with STA which discounts bus passes to $5 a month.



Wellness Programs

There are opportunities for nearby exercise programs at reduced cost and education programs around wellness themes including financial well-being, nutrition and stress reduction.



Discounts

There are local and national discounts available to Spokane County employees.


















Agency



Spokane County











Address




824 N Adams
Spokane, Washington, 99260












Phone



509-477-5750











Website




http://www.spokanecounty.org/employment