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Park Caretaker

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MetroParks of Butler County
Published
July 17, 2017
Location
Job Type
Hourly Wage
$8.15

Description

POSITION DESCRIPTION

TITLE: Park Caretaker

GRADE: 9.00 (part-time, seasonal) Employment in this position is part time and may require an irregular work schedule including weekends, and holidays depending on the season of the year or as other conditions warrant

STATUS: Regular. For short periods of time employee may occasionally supervise other assigned personnel, such as volunteers, employment program participants or community service workers.

REPORTS TO: Supervisor of Operations, Park Manager, Environmental Projects Coordinator, or as assigned

GENERAL DUTIES: Under supervision, performs a variety of general-purpose duties and manual labor tasks related to the upkeep and improvement of park grounds, buildings, facilities, and equipment.

 

FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Maintenance duties may include, but are not limited to: litter pick up, landscape development and upkeep, cleaning and maintenance of park facilities and public areas, mowing and trimming around park grounds as needed, assisting with parking and crowd control for special events and programs.

2. Prepares and maintains park exterior and interior facilities for use by performing duties such as cleaning, painting and routine maintenance of reservable areas, recreational equipment, shelters, and park grounds adjacent to reservable spaces, common areas, storage rooms, kitchen areas and restrooms.

3. Uses and maintains wrenches, pruners, trimmers, brooms, mops, vacuum cleaners, blowers, brushes, rollers, shovels, rakes, hammers and other common hand tools.

4. Operates licensed and non-licensed motor vehicles, APVs, snow plows, tractors, mowers, brush hogs, loaders and other equipment.

5. Meets and deals with the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner. Acts as a good-will ambassador for the MetroParks at all times. Maintains a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members.

6. Follows Board policies in Employee Guide and Employee Safety Manual.

7. Maintains confidentiality on sensitive issues and nonpublic records.

8. May be assigned to alternate locations throughout the employment period.

9. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. High school diploma or GED; minimum of 18 years of age at the time of employment. Previous grounds and building maintenance experience is preferred for this position.

2. Ability to deal tactfully with the general public and co-workers as well as the ability to communicate effectively with fellow employees and the visiting public; general good health and ability to perform the physical labor tasks required of this position and having the ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner are all also required for this position.

3. Availability for a flexible and intermittent work schedule and ability to work independently and take initiative when required are necessary for candidates for employment and employees currently working under the provisions of this position description.

4. Good character with no history of serious criminal activity (felony convictions) is required of all persons who are candidates for employment or employees currently working under the provisions of this position description.

5. A valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record allowing insurability by the park district’s current vehicle insurance carrier under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment and thereafter. Candidates for employment may not have more than 4 total points (or equivalent penalty) issued by a recognized licensing authority for driving-related violations on their driving record at the time of employment.

*Alternates to the above qualifications may be allowed as approved by the Executive Director.

**The duties and responsibilities listed are not set forth for the purpose of limiting the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the many duties normally to be performed under a job title or those to be performed temporarily outside an employee’s normal line of work.

 

Job Requirements

FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Maintenance duties may include, but are not limited to: litter pick up, landscape development and upkeep, cleaning and maintenance of park facilities and public areas, mowing and trimming around park grounds as needed, assisting with parking and crowd control for special events and programs.

2. Prepares and maintains park exterior and interior facilities for use by performing duties such as cleaning, painting and routine maintenance of reservable areas, recreational equipment, shelters, and park grounds adjacent to reservable spaces, common areas, storage rooms, kitchen areas and restrooms.

3. Uses and maintains wrenches, pruners, trimmers, brooms, mops, vacuum cleaners, blowers, brushes, rollers, shovels, rakes, hammers and other common hand tools.

4. Operates licensed and non-licensed motor vehicles, APVs, snow plows, tractors, mowers, brush hogs, loaders and other equipment.

5. Meets and deals with the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner. Acts as a good-will ambassador for the MetroParks at all times. Maintains a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members.

6. Follows Board policies in Employee Guide and Employee Safety Manual.

7. Maintains confidentiality on sensitive issues and nonpublic records.

8. May be assigned to alternate locations throughout the employment period.

9. Other duties as assigned.

How to Apply

EMPLOYMENT
OPPORTUNITY

Job Title: Park Caretaker (Positions needed at various locations throughout Butler County)

Date Posted: July 17, 2017

Description: Part-time, Seasonal (Weekly hours vary). Employment in this position is part time and may require an irregular work schedule, including weekends, evenings and holidays on a seasonal basis. Reports to Supervisor of Operations, Park Manager, Environmental Projects Coordinator, or other staff member as assigned. The Seasonal Park Caretaker performs a variety of general purpose duties and manual labor tasks related to the upkeep and improvement of park grounds, buildings, facilities, and equipment. For a complete job description and application, please visit our website at www.YourMetroParks.net.

Salary: $8.15 to $11.50 per hour depending on level of experience.

Deliver in person or mail completed application to:

MetroParks of Butler County
2051 Timberman Road
Hamilton, OH 45013
Attn: Amy Pellman

Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., December 15, 2017.
To be considered for the position, a completed application must be received by this date.

MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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