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Locksmith (Substitute)

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Position Information

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Classification Title Locksmith
Job Category: Short-Term Temporary (non-teaching)
Job Open Date: 07/01/2016
Job Close Date:
Initial Screening Date
Position ID: NBU320
Job Open ID: NBU320
Position Title: Locksmith (Substitute)
Location 40-Saddleback/IVC
Department Administration (SC-021-000)
Term: Short-term
Salary Schedule Link: $ 27.10/hr
Pay Basis: Hourly
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Hours per week: Varies as needed.
Work Schedule Varies as needed.
Receives Benefits: No
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Additional Information

Summary Description:

The District’s goal as an academic community is to sustain a working environment that is welcoming to all, fosters and celebrates diversity, and promotes and rewards excellence. An exemplary academic community promotes an inclusive environment that best prepares our faculty, staff and students to live, work, and contribute to a global society.

This position is a short-term, hourly, non-bargaining unit position, not to exceed 160 days per Fiscal Year. You will be contacted should the hiring department/division be interested in scheduling an interview with you to discuss your qualifications and skills. Please do not call the Human Resources Office regarding the status of your application. The most current status of all applications will be available for you to view on our website. This position is open until filled or withdrawn.

Under direction from the Facilities/ Maintenance Supervisor, performs skilled work in the installation, repair and maintenance of the District locking systems through a variety of mechanical and electronic devices including locks, keys and related parts and hardware; maintains security of District keys.

Distinguishing Characteristics:
Representative Duties:

The following duties are only a partial list, please refer to the Job Duties tab for more. Install, repair and maintain District locking systems to support a controlled access system of the campus through a variety of mechanical and electronic devices including locks, keys and related parts and hardware; re-combinate locks; maintain doors and hardware in a safe operational condition.. Repair, replace, install and adjust door locks, cabinet locks and hardware, padlocks and other locking devices; repair and maintain electrically controlled doors; specify electronic access control systems; track and maintain computerized records of facility wide usage. Repair and adjust various types of door closers and holders; repair panic bars and other exit hardware; disassemble door closing and holding parts as necessary for repair purposes. Maintain master and duplicate key files and records; prepare keys by duplication or from key code; key and re-key various types of locks; maintain keying records. Input and retrieve keying information using a computerized key system. Open and repair jammed and vandalized locks; respond to emergency situations as required.

Knowledge of:

Modern methods, materials, tools and equipment used in locksmith work including electronic door systems. Master key systems. Hardware specifications and reference codes used in construction specifications and plans. Occupational hazards and standard safety practices. Basic electronic theory. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Principles and practices of record keeping.

Ability to:

Perform skilled work involving the installation, repair and replacement of locks and related hardware. Operate and maintain specialized locksmith tools, materials and equipment. Maintain computerized and manual records. Maintain tools and equipment is safe, clean and proper working conditions. Plan and organize work to meet changing deadlines and priorities. Program electronic locks and locking devices. Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems. Work independently with little direction. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience Guidelines:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education/Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by completion of a recognized locksmith trade school or journeyman level certification. Experience: Two years of increasingly responsible locksmith experience.

License or Certificate:

Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver’s license and proof of insurability.

Conditions of Employment:

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Work Environment:

Work is performed in an indoor and outdoor environment; travel from site to site; exposure to noise, dust, grease, oil, solvents and inclement weather conditions. Occasional exposure to risks controlled by safety precautions.

Physical Demands:

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to travel to various locations to perform locksmith work; stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; requires a sense of touch, finger dexterity, gripping with fingers and hands; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Additional Position Information:

Employment is contingent upon verification of employment history, DOJ background verification as governed under Education Code requirements, eligibility to work in the United States, and approval by the SOCCCD Board of Trustees. It is the employee’s responsibility to pay costs associated with Pre-Employment Live Scan Fingerprinting. The fee is approximately $50. Please note that all NBU positions are paid once per month. The NBU pay period runs from the 15th of one month to the 14th of the next. They are paid the month after on the 10th. Upon successful completion of the Human Resources NBU pre-employment process, NBU employment will be on an “if and as needed” basis, as determined by the District. NBU employment is at-will, and either party may terminate this working relationship at any time. NBU employees shall not have reemployment rights or recourse to petition to be reinstated. NBU employees are limited to working in a single position in one department/site. NBU employees working as Classified substitutes for vacant positions may be able to serve up to 90 calendar days while the District recruits to fill the position. NBU positions do not offer benefits or pay for holidays or time not worked. Upon hiring, Payroll requires that you present your original Social Security Card for IRS purposes. This requirement is in no way connected to completion of the I-9 form for employment eligibility purposes.

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