|Employer||County of San Mateo, CA|
|Job Type||Full Time|
The Department of Public Works seeks well-qualified candidates for the position of Locksmith.
Locksmiths work in the Facilities Maintenance and Operations Division of the Public Works Department and install, maintain, repair, and service all the locking devices in County facilities.
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION: Candidates will be required to complete an extensive security clearance package and undergo a thorough background check conducted by the County of San Mateo Sheriff's Office prior to hire. The selected candidate MUST BE cleared to work around detainees in a locked facility.
Duties of the Locksmith include but are not limited to: servicing, repairing, and maintaining locks, door closers, and related hardware; maintaining stock for replacement of lock units and parts; maintaining repair and maintenance records, key issues, and duplicate key schedules; picking jammed locks using special tools; devising and adjusting master key systems; and planning lock security systems for County facilities.
The ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience working as a locksmith in a commercial, governmental, or industrial facility and have jail lock and electronic lock experience.
Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.
Anyone may apply. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire.
The examination will consist of a written test (weight: pass/fail) and/or a performance test (weight: 100%) which may also include the completion of a written exercise. Depending on the number of applications, an application appraisal may be conducted in lieu of the examination. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination process. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense.
TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE:
Application Deadline: March 8, 2021
Written/Computer-Based Exam: March 11 - 16, 2021
Performance Exam: March 31 and/or April 1, 2021
IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the " Apply" button. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date.
At the County of San Mateo, we welcome and celebrate the diversity of our employees, and strive to create a workplace where they feel valued every day.
The County of San Mateo is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Analyst: Chet Overstreet (02-22-2021) (Locksmith - T027)