The City of Overland Park has a Parks Facilities Technician I position available in the Parks Services Department. Responsibilities: Performs semi-skilled and skilled work in the maintenance, construction, and repair of park and pool facilities. Responsible for the inspection, maintenance and repair of playground equipment, shelters, athletic courts, pools, pool ladders, diving boards, guard stands, irrigation systems, and other outdoor structures. Maintains and assists in certification of backflow preventers. Troubleshoots and repairs electrical and plumbing systems and fixtures. May supervise the work of park maintenance employees as required. Assists in emergency operations, including snow removal.
Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Possession of a commercial driver’s license, Class A with air brake and tanker endorsement or ability to obtain within 60 days from date of hire. Must maintain an insurable driving record. Must obtain Backflow Certification, Pool Operator Certification, and Playground Safety Inspection Certification within 2 years from date of hire. Two years of experience in parks construction, repair and maintenance; or pool repair and maintenance to include electrical and plumbing. Must be able to successfully pass a background check, drug screen, and physical. 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri. $3,058-$3,822/mo. Open until filled. Apply online, attach a resume, and view your online application at www.opkansas.org. If unable to apply online, visit the Human Resources Office between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.