Seasonal Parks Maintenance Workers
GENERAL PURPOSE Performs a variety of entry level skilled and semi-skilled duties related to the construction, installation, maintenance, upkeep and repair of parks buildings, recreation facilities, parks grounds, playing fields and general environs.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED Works under the general supervision of the Parks Foreman.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED None.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Serves as a crew member; performs general building maintenance; constructs and maintains bowerys, small buildings, and storage facilities; assures proper operation of lighting fixtures, doors, windows and plumbing; may assist in framing, painting, roofing or other skilled construction and maintenance activities related to carpentry, plumbing, and electrical; performs concrete and masonry work; assures proper installation and maintenance of playground equipment; assists in the installation and repair of sprinkler systems. May perform operations such as spraying projects for the prevention or eradication of pests, fungus, and insects harmful to park plants, trees, shrubs and other environs; maintains records of spraying activities; assures chemicals are properly stored and used in conformity with city, state or federal regulations. May operate various types of heavy equipment such as front-end loader, back hoe, utility trailers, bob tail dump truck, etc,; transports materials and equipment; participates in various seasonal projects such as snow removal; operates and maintains trencher; operates a variety of types of small and light equipment such as mowers, sod cutters, chain saws, pruning equipment, aeration tractor, and various hand tools; performs routine and regular maintenance on equipment to assure efficiency and safety. Operates complex lawn mowing equipment; mows and trims grass, bushes and shrubs; assists in pruning activities on trees, shrubs and plants; removes dead, diseased, or injured trees; stimulates healthy plant growth through custom pruning and cutting. Performs general landscape and gardening duties; plants and transplants trees, shrubs, bushes, grass, flowers, etc., as directed to develop attractive parks and grounds; performs various fertilization techniques using dry and liquid chemicals. Performs cleaning of restrooms and bowery’s to accommodate the public use. May assist in various seasonal duties such as snow removal; water line repairs, etc. Performs related duties as required. Provides assistance to the Public Service Division when needed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 1. Education and Experience: A. Graduation from a standard senior high school; AND B. Two (2) years’ experience performing above or related duties; OR C. An equivalent combination of education and experience. Parks Maintenance Worker, page 2 2 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Some knowledge of maintenance equipment such as mowers, tractor, aerators, trimmers, etc; of hazards and related safety precautions associated with equipment operations; of interpersonal communication skills. Ability to communicate verbally; ability to develop effective working relationships with supervisor, subordinates, and the public.
Special Qualifications Must possess a valid Utah Driver’s License. 4. Work Environment: Tasks require variety of physical activities, generally involving muscular strain, such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, lifting, etc. Talking, hearing and seeing essential to the performance of the job. Common eye, hand, finger dexterity exist. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, discriminating thinking. Frequent local travel required in normal course of job performance. Periodic exposure to seasonal hot and cold weather extremes. Periodic exposure to hazards common to public works construction projects.
Disclaimer The above statements describe the general nature, level, and type of work performed by the employee(s) assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, demands, and skills required of personnel so classified. Management reserves the right to add, delete, or modify any and/or all provisions of this description at any time as needed without notice. This job description supersedes earlier versions. I acknowledge that I have received this job description and understand that the job description is not intended to and does not imply or create any employment, compensation or contract rights to any person or persons. I am responsible for reading this job description and complying with all job duties, requirements, and responsibilities contained herein, and any subsequent revisions. Signature _________________________________________ Date:_________________
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