Park Maintenance

Closing Date: upon hire

Wage: $11.00 Hourly

GENERAL PURPOSE

Performs a variety ofworking level semi-skilled dutiesrelated to the maintenance upkeep and repair of city buildings, recreation facilities, parks, cemetery grounds and general environs.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of the Parks Superintendent or Parks Maintenance Foreman.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

None

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Operates 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; removes weeds, plants and transplants trees, shrubs, bushes, grass, flowers etc. as directed to develop attractive parks and grounds.

Performs lawn cutting and trimming in preparation of cemetery burials; marks off and digs graves; installs and sets head stones and develops new cemetery sections.

Maintains playing fields; assures striping and placement of field markers; assures clean and operational facilities and lighting; trims and mows lawns and grooms playing areas, dirt and lawns.

Performs facility janitorial duties; cleans restrooms, empties containers, sanitizes receptacles; performs daily lock-up of buildings and restrooms; unlocks buildings in the mornings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION

Education and Experience:

A. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent (prefered).

B. One (1) year of experience in the maintenance, related environment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Working knowledge landscape and sprinkler system design; flow pumps; of hazards and related safety precautions associated with hand power tool operations; of herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, and pesticides. Some level skill in the use of general gardening tools.

Work Environment:
Functions of the position are periodically performed in an uncontrolled, hazardous environment, subject to all seasonal and weather extremes. Emergency response travel required in normal course of performing duties. Many functions of the work pose high degree of hazard uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning will be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application required, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, discriminate thinking, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills.

It is the policy of Washington City to comply with Equal Employment Opportunity standards in all phases of personnel administration: job structuring, recruitment, examination, selection, appointment, placement, training, upward mobility, discipline, discharge, etc, without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin or veteran status.



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