Parks Maintenance Worker
|July 17, 2018 - July 31, 2018|
|Salary Range:||Grade 8, $15.60 - $21.00|
|Benefits:||Full Benefits package|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Department:||Buildings & Grounds|
|Description:||Under the general direction of the Parks Supervisor, performs duties necessary for the operation, maintenance, and upkeep of the parks and public properties. |
|Duties:||-Operates mowers, dump trucks, backhoes, and other associated parks maintenance equipment.|
-Performs daily maintenance of mowers and other park maintenance equipment.
-Performs general maintenance of all mowers and other equipment.
-Assists with removal of snow and ice from City facilities as needed.
-Performs park improvement projects.
-Performs general park maintenance.
-Performs turf and irrigation preparations and maintenance for City sports programming.
-May cross over to assist Recreation Department as needed.
-Assists City Urban Forestry Staff with general tree maintenance and planting.
-Performs other duties as assigned.
|Qualifications:||Must be a high school graduate or equivalent and be at least 18 yrs of age. Previous experience with operation of wide area mowers preferred. Experience with equipment maintenance preferred. Experience with parks maintenance, golf course maintenance, or landscape maintenance preferred. Must have a valid Utah driverís license.|
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Must be able to read, write, and keep accurate records. Must be physically capable of performing moderately heavy labor such as bending, stooping, lifting up to 100 pounds, and operating equipment for extended periods of time. Must have the ability to operate and maintain wide area and small area mowers. Turf and irrigation maintenance for sports programming is preferred. Must have the ability to operate blade sharpening equipment. Must have the ability to operate dump trucks, backhoes, tractors, snowplows, etc. Must have a knowledge of grounds maintenance procedures. Must work well with a team. Must be able to work well and communicate with the general public and provide customer service.
Some weekends and holiday working hours may be required.