Willows, California

Home of the Thunderhill Raceway

Parks & Public Works Division

THE PARKS & PUBLIC WORKS DIVISION is responsible for operating, maintaining, and improving the City’s infrastructure, public rights-of-way and facilities.  Key areas of responsibility include: streets, sewer, storm drains, street trees, parks, and municipal buildings.  Our goal is to provide an attractive and well-maintained City that reflects the attitude of citizens who care about their community. We appreciate all the cooperation we receive in achieving this goal. 




James Corneliussen

Under the direction of the Community Development Services Director, supervise the activities of the Parks and Public Works Maintenance crew. Assign duties, instruct and oversee the performance of construction, maintenance and repair of city parks, streets, storm water drainage, sanitary sewer, municipal buildings and public grounds. Perform technical functions including electrical, mechanical, water and wastewater treatment plant maintenance.


 Maintenance Worker II

Natisa Pfyl and Ed Schnurbusch

This is the advanced level in the maintenance worker series. Positions in this class are normally filled by advancement from the Maintenance Worker I or when filled from outside, required significant prior related work experience. Incumbents are assigned significant responsibilities above the journey level, possessing specialized knowledge, abilities, skills and experience and are assigned specialized duties. They perform independently more complex work exercising judgment and initiative.


Maintenance Worker I

Mark Entz  and Ceasar Vasquez

This is the journey level position in the maintenance series. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the Maintenance Worker class, or when filled from the outside, require prior experience in the construction and maintenance of streets, grounds, buildings, or related facilities. Appointment to the higher class requires that the employee be performing substantially the full range of duties for the class and meet the qualification standards for the class. All positions assigned to this class required the ability to work independently exercising judgment and initiative. Duties will normally require the ability to operate mechanical equipment related to a specific assignment.



Steve Abold

This is the advanced journey level performing more difficult and complex types of duties including maintenance, repair and overhaul of vehicles and a wide variety of specialty and miscellaneous equipment. Troubleshoot and diagnostic skills. Responsible for developing or implementing Equipment Shop policies and procedures, contract management, coordinating inventory, order and control tools, supplies and materials for Equipment Shop. Employee is expected to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility.


Part-Time Maintenance Worker

Sitxay Sengmany

This is the entry level class in the Maintenance Worker series. Positions in this class will usually perform most of the duties required of Maintenance Workers I. Work is usually supervised while in progress and fits a pattern which has been established and explained before the work is started. Generally, changes in procedures or exceptions are explained in detail as they arise.