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Park Maintenance Technician

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MetroParks of Butler County
Published
September 28, 2017
Location
Job Type
Deadline to Apply
2017/12/15
Hourly Wage
$12.50

Description

POSITION DESCRIPTION

TITLE: Park Maintenance Technician

GRADE: 8.00 (part-time, year-round) 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 conditions warrant.

STATUS: Regular non-exempt. As needed, employee may occasionally supervise other assigned personnel, such as seasonal and/or intermittent workers, volunteers, employment program participants, or community service workers.

REPORTS TO: Park Manager, or as assigned

GENERAL DUTIES: Under supervision of the Park Manager 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, applying pesticides and fertilizers, shoveling and plowing snow, and 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. Aids in general public programming and special events as assigned.

7. Maintains accurate records of tasks performed: including but not limited to: time sheets, vehicle mileage, equipment usage, etc.

8. Follows Board policies in Personnel Policy Manual.

9. Maintains confidentiality on sensitive issues and nonpublic records.

10. Other duties as assigned.

11. Assists with conservation, wildlife management, and land stewardship activities in assigned areas.

QUALIFICATIONS**:

1. High school diploma or GED; and a minimum of 18 years of age is required at the time of employment.

2. Previous grounds and building maintenance experience or experience in a related field is preferred for this position.

3. 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;

4. The physical ability to perform labor and the tasks noted above is required of this position as well as possession of the ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.

5. 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.

6. General good health and ability to perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

7. Ability to work in all outside weather conditions; wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold (below 32 F degrees) and extreme heat (above 90 F degrees). Ability to work around various outdoor contaminants, such as pesticides, herbicides, and airborne and plant allergens. Some work assignments and tasks will require exposure to and work in inclement weather conditions.

8. 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.

9. 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.

*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 performed under a job title or those to be performed temporarily outside an employee’s normal line of work.

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

 

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, applying pesticides and fertilizers, shoveling and plowing snow, and 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. Aids in general public programming and special events as assigned.

7. Maintains accurate records of tasks performed: including but not limited to: time sheets, vehicle mileage, equipment usage, etc.

8. Follows Board policies in Personnel Policy Manual.

9. Maintains confidentiality on sensitive issues and nonpublic records.

10. Other duties as assigned.

11. Assists with conservation, wildlife management, and land stewardship activities in assigned areas.

How to Apply

EMPLOYMENT
OPPORTUNITY

Job Title: Park Maintenance Technician

Location: Various Parks

Date Posted: September 30, 2017

Description: Part-time, year-round - This position qualifies for paid holidays, vacation and sick time. An employee in this position may work an irregular part-time schedule which may include evenings, weekends and holidays on a seasonal basis. Reports to Park Manager, Assistant Park Manager, Crew Leader or other assigned staff member. The Park Maintenance Technician 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 or contact the Administrative Office at 513-867-5835.

Salary: $12.50 - $15.60 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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