Company: Multnomah County
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Current employees: Please apply through the employee portal to
be considered for this opportunity.
$43.85 - $45.18 Hourly
Department of County Assets (DCA)
United States of America (Non-Exempt)
Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):
This work matters...
Are you an Electrician who's able to work independently, in a
service or maintenance team capacity? Do you apply well developed
subject matter expert knowledge? Provide superior customer service
and exercise judgment and initiative? If so, we may have an
opportunity for you.
Multnomah County's Facilities and Property Management Division is
seeking a journey level Electrician to join our team. In this role,
you will perform the full range of electrician duties and work
collaboratively with other trade teams, contractors, and the client
on identifying and resolving electrical systems, issues and / or
Our ideal candidate has exceptional customer service and
communication skills. You have experience working in a service van
or maintenance environment. You are comfortable interacting with
people at all levels in an organization, and you thrive in a
dynamic, fast-paced environment.
Multnomah County's Facilities and Property Management Division
Program comprises a broad spectrum of services ensuring Multnomah
County 160 buildings are operating and functioning as designed and
constructed, as well as, meeting the requirements of County
programs and operations. O&M is responsible for operations,
services and projects that are regulated by multiple federal, state
and local laws, codes and regulations.
County Electricians have the option to be on call or not on call.
If the successful candidate chooses to be on call and they live
within the county designated mileage radius there will be a take
home service vehicle assigned. County Electricians do get paid
standby time for when they are on call in addition to being paid
for call outs. It is not mandatory for the successful candidate to
be on call.
The County has an exceptional focus on work life balance with
designated shift options in the current labor contract, generous
time off, sick leave and no mandatory OT unless there is a major
Essential Job Responsibilities:
- Establish great communication and customer service with
Electrical team, Electrical Leads, Electrical Program Manager and
all County departments
- Have great computer knowledge, abilities and skills.
- Provide electrical preventative maintenance service as part of
the established Electrical PM Program.
- Provide reactive/troubleshooting of electrical service as
- Make electrical improvements and or repairs as requested by
- Coordinate and be the subject matter expert on county
Multnomah County offers an exceptional benefits package, including
employer-funded retirement savings; health and dental insurance at
very low cost to full-time employees and their dependents; paid
parental leave; wellness programs; a focus on work-life balance;
and much more. Find more details on our website. This position is
also eligible for a voluntary on-call program, where you can get
paid for standby time in addition to paid time for call outs and
the potential for a take home service van.
Our Commitment to Safety, Trust and Belonging: Multnomah County is
committed to developing, nurturing and continually improving
workforce equity by identifying and addressing the structural and
policy barriers to equal employment opportunity faced by our
employees and communities. County employees across the organization
have stepped forward to develop a strategic plan and help create a
workplace where everyone can reach their full potential. Learn more
by reading our Workforce Equity Strategic Plan and exploring our
Core Competencies for all County employees.
We will consider any combination of relevant work experience,
volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying
unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and
specific about how your
background is relevant.
Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills:
- A General Journey Electrician License issued by the State of
- Equivalent to the completion of High School (12th grade)
- A valid driver license, and
- The ability to pass a criminal records check and professional
Preferred Qualifications but not required:
- Service van or maintenance Electrician experience
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health of the
community and employees, Multnomah County requires employees to be
fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or
religious exception by the first day of work as a qualification of
The rule applies to all employees, as allowable by law. Candidates
who receive an offer of County employment must provide proof of
vaccination upon hire or submit an exception request prior to their
Screening and Evaluation
The Application Packet:
- A completed online application.
- A resume to include your State of Oregon General Journey
Electrician License Numbers, relevant experience and education.
Please be sure your resume includes the following for each
employer: name of employer, location, dates of employment, your
title, a brief summary of your responsibilities, the number of
employees under your supervision.
- A cover letter that expands on your resume, addresses why you
are interested in this position and demonstrates how your
experience and skill set align with the minimum and preferred
Note: The application, resume and cover letter should demonstrate
your work experience/skills and how it is related to those shown in
the Overview and To Qualify sections of the job announcement.
Please be thorough, as these materials may be scored and determine
your eligibility for an interview.
The Selection Process: For details about how we typically screen
applications, review our overview of the selection process page. We
expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows:
- Initial review of minimum qualifications: We may do an
additional preferred review and/or send out additional supplemental
questions to identify those highest qualified.
- Consideration of top candidates: We will consider qualified
candidates in order of rank and score from the list of eligible
candidates. This may include panel interview(s), a hiring
interview, and/or additional testing to determine the best
candidates for a position.
- Background check and reference checks: All finalists must pass
a thorough criminal records check and reference check.
This recruitment may be used to fill full-time, part-time,
temporary, limited duration and on-call positions.
Type of Position: This hourly union-represented position is
Location: 401 N Dixon St. Portland, OR 97227
Schedule: Monday-Friday 6:00am-2:30pm or 7:30am-4:00pm. There is
flexibility with the start and end times, possibility of 4/10
schedule after the onboarding process.
Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept
difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of
dignity and respect for our employees.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate
qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability,
veteran or protected veteran status, genetic information and other
legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is
available for your reference. Multnomah County is a VEVRAA Federal
Contractor. We request priority protected veteran referrals.
Veterans' Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may
apply for veterans' preference. Review our veterans' preference
page for details about eligibility and how to apply.
Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly
provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific
disability prevents them from completing an application or
participating in this recruitment process. Please contact the
recruiter below in advance to request assistance. Individuals with
hearing or speech impairments may contact the recruiter through the
Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711.
+1 (971) 4292935
Application information may be used throughout the entire selection
process. This process is subject to change without notice.
Disclaimer: This announcement is intended as a general descriptive
recruitment guide and is subject to change. It does not constitute
either an expressed or implied contract.
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