The County of San Mateo currently has a full-time opportunity for a Locksmith in the Facilities Maintenance and Operations Division of the Public Works Department. The incumbent will install, maintain, repair and service all of the locking devices in County facilities.
Duties 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.
Minimum qualifications include journey-level status as a locksmith and demonstrated proficiency in the repair of locks and the maintenance of master key systems and possession of a Class C California driver’s license or equivalent.
Requires knowledge of master key systems; fabrication of master keys; locking devices and hardware; methods, materials, tools and equipment used in repairing locks and making keys; basic hand tools and their proper and safe use; common safety practices in the workplace; basic arithmetic for measuring, calibrating and estimating; asbestos awareness and recognition; applicable NFPA (fire) codes; and ADA standards and requirements.
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 San Mateo County Sheriff's Office prior to hire. The selected candidate MUST BE cleared to work in and around a locked facility and detainees.
Final Filing Date: September 25, 2017
To learn more about the position and to apply online, please visit our website at http://jobs.smcgov.org. Applications are only accepted online. EOE