City of Shawnee
Job Opening


Job TitleParks Maint Worker I
DepartmentParks
Date Posted7/16/2013
Posting Expires7/22/2013
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Parks Maintenance Worker I FLSA:
DEPARTMENT: Operations PAY RANGE: 6 Starts at $11.06/hr
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Parks Supervisor

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general direction performs manual and semi-skilled work of the Parks Maintenance Division. Work varies, requiring independent judgment in the oversight and coordination of the Division activities within established policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Physical demands include bending, stooping, climbing, twisting, reaching, walking on rough or uneven terrain, kneeling, and pulling or lifting up to 80#s (greater with assistance).

• Work is often performed in uncontrollable working conditions of inclement weather of heat, cold, dampness, dust, moderate noise levels, and hazardous chemicals;

• Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:
• Mows, weeds, trims, and picks up debris aroundstreets, parks, city facilities, and right-of-ways, plants, waters, fertilizes, and applies herbicides and pesticides per direction, trims shrubs, and trees, cleans restrooms, installs and repairs fences, guardrails, and walkways;paints and repairs park benches and other park equipment.

• Troubleshoots minor electrical mechanical equipment problems;

• Detects hazardous atmosphere and corrects problems before entry into confined space;

• Detects and reports and/or corrects unsafe working conditions of immediate work sites to the supervisor;

• Prepares daily logs and reports;

• Work is mostly performed outdoors subject to inclement weather conditions of heat, cold, and dampness and may be exposed to hazards and chemicals;

• Contacts with other agencies, departments, the public, and employees is incidental to work requiring common courtesy and respect;

SUPERVISION – RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS:May serve as a lead worker as assigned.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• Graduation from high school, or its equivalent, PLUS

• One yeargeneral work experience; experience with parks maintenance desirable;

• Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and maintain a status of insurability.

JOB TITLE: Parks Maintenance Worker I (continued)

EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND EXPECTATIONS:
• May periodically perform stand-by and call-back work during off duty hours;

Working hours could change seasonally to accommodate task/duty;

• Maintains up-to-date knowledge of parks and facilities management including construction, repair, and maintenance methods to enhance the facilities;

• Isresponsibleforequipment and facilities of value that requires care to prevent damage and the use of proper safety equipment following established safety procedures to prevent injury;

• Must possess knowledge of safe work practices and procedures;

• May be assigned to a specific work area of the City;

• Performs other duties that may be assigned.