Job Posting

Department of Parks & Recreation



Final Filing Date: 5/23/2017

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Position Details

Job Control Details
Job Code #: JC-63555
Position #(s):
$12.29 - $13.85
# of Positions: 2
Work Location: San Luis Obispo County
Job Type:

Department Information

The mission of California State Parks is to provide for the health, inspiration and education of the people of California by helping to preserve the state's extraordinary biological diversity, protecting its most valued natural and cultural resources, and creating opportunities for high-quality outdoor recreation.

Department Website:

Job Description and Duties


The reporting location for this position is the hilltop maintenance complex at Hearst Castle at Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument.  This classification works under the supervision of the Restoration Supervisor II with some supervision in daily activities by the lead workers.

Employment is typically 3-4 days a week year-round.  This position may require working weekends and holidays.  Hours are 6:30am – 3:00pm.

This position must wear a DPR uniform acquired at their own expense and adhere to DPR grooming standards.  Duties of the Senior Maintenance Aide include daily cleaning of offices, visitor use areas and public restrooms.  This includes mopping, sweeping, vacuuming floors, scrubbing toilets, washing windows and floors, removing trash and dusting.  Daily cleaning and maintenance of historic pools, including taking daily P.H. and chlorine readings and operation of pool cleaning equipment.  Under supervisor, may assist in the completion of maintenance projects involving various trades such as painting, carpentry and plumbing, with mindful consideration of the historic fabric.  Operates light vehicles, tools and equipment in a safe manner.  Washes and fuels vehicles.  Performs minor maintenance and repairs under the direction of Park Maintenance Personnel.

Priority consideration will be given to any person receiving State public assistance under the CalWORKs program.  Applicants who receive State public assistance need to identify their status as a CalWORKs recipient in the comments area on the application.  Applicants must submit a verification of their CalWORKs eligibility status, which may include the most recent Notice of Action showing TANK eligibility or a copy of your last aid check stub.  If verification is not submitted with the application, the application will not be processed.  (Applicants may obtain verification from the CalWORKs program).

State Housing is not available. For further information regarding the position, contact John Bales at (805) 927-2089 or .  The California State application-STD 678 is available online at

Mail application, please note the position number on the application, include a cover letter, how you heard about the position, and references to:

Attention: John Bales
San Luis Obispo Coast District
750 Hearst Castle Road
San Simeon, CA  93452

Application Instructions

Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 5/23/2017

Who May Apply

This is a non-testing Classification, therefore, anyone meeting the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification may apply for this position. Individuals in specific programs, such as the Welfare to Work Program, are encouraged to apply and will be given priority according to the applicable Laws and Rules. Please note on your application your current participation in these programs.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.

How To Apply

Completed Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. A completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included, when submitting your application in hard copy.

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Parks & Recreation
Attn: John Bales
750 Hearst Castle Road
San Simeon, CA 93452

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

John Bales
750 Hearst Castle Road
San Simeon, CA 93452
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Documents

Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

  • Department Website:
  • Hiring Unit Contact:
    John Bales
    (805) 927-2089
  • Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

    EEO Contact:
    Human Rights Office
    (916) 653-8148
  • California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Additional Instructions

If submitting your completed Application Package (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD. 678) along with all applicable or required documents) by mail or hand delivery, you must include the Position # (549-742-0996-901) in the “Examination or Job Title for which you are applying” section on the STD. 678.You must list your most current employment history first in the “Employment History” section on the STD. 678 providing the “From” and “To” dates with the month, day and year.
Note: If you are applying for multiple positions, you must complete a STD. 678 for each position separately. Incomplete applications or applications received with multiple positions listed on one application will not be considered.


You can apply for this job via the following method(s):

  • By Mail
  • Drop-off
Additional Documentation
Class Specification(s):
Alternate Application Process

While we recommend that you utilize your CalCareer Account to take advantage of all the tools available, you may choose to apply for this job without using your account. In this case, print and complete the Job Application Package Checklist and include it if you submit a hard copy application.

Job Application Package Checklist

Blank Application Form (STD 678)