Assists in the training and/or supervision of lower level employees or community service workers.
Serves as the lead worker in mowing and maintaining park and open space areas such as athletic fields, parks, open spaces and other areas as assigned.
Responsible for various maintenance practices such as, but not limited to weed removal; volleyball and tennis court maintenance, maintains sprinkler systems and assists in the repair and installation of sprinkler lines and heads, and others as assigned.
Performs athletic field maintenance including dragging of skinned areas, weed control, laying out field dimensions, lines fields for games, and others as assigned.
Inspects, washes, and performs routine maintenance of park drinking fountains and restrooms at athletic facilities.
Sweeps, washes, paints, and repairs or replaces amenities at athletic complexes such as press boxes, dugouts, restrooms, bleachers, store room areas and more.
Performs semi-skilled interior building maintenance such as painting, plumbing, carpentry, and other unskilled and semi-skilled trades work on an as needed basis.
Performs routine maintenance on lawn and power equipment.
Maintains ornamental lawns, trees, shrubs, and flowers locate in or around athletic complexes.
Carries out the seeding, fertilizing, top dressing, soil conditioning, watering, and the pest and weed control of athletic fields, parks and open spaces.
Maintains and adjusts specialized turf care equipment and tools, including electric motors, pumps, sprinklers, tractors, mowers, and irrigation systems.
Operates tractors, mowers, front end loaders, man lifts, bucket trucks, jack hammers, welders, trucks, steam cleaners, buffers, washers, and other listed equipment as needed.
Maintains current skills and knowledge in the proper and safe techniques of building and grounds maintenance functions.
Collects and disposes of solid waste from buildings and grounds; picks up litter from premises.
Opens and closes, locks and unlocks facilities as needed.
Assists in setting up and taking down equipment for various park and recreation programs, prepares facilities for park and recreation program use.
Installs and maintains goal posts and nets for sports facilities, including soccer, volleyball, baseball, softball, tennis and basketball.
Assists in the construction of new parks facilities, including clearing, grading, drainage, and foundation work.
Keeps records of work completed.
Assist with any additional job related tasks as instructed by the Park Operations Supervisor or Park Operations Coordinator.
Serves as a member of various employee committees, as assigned.
Drives recreation van on field trips as assigned.
Serves as a member of the City of Deer Park's Emergency Management team.
1. Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, and 2. Four years experience in repair and maintenance work, or 3. Any equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. 4. NIMS Certifications will be required for position. 5. Valid state driver's license or ability to obtain one.
NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 1. Working knowledge of equipment, materials and supplies used in building and grounds maintenance; Working knowledge of equipment and supplies used to do minor repairs; Working knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions. 2. Skill in the operation of listed tools and equipment. 3. Ability to work independently and to complete daily activities according to work schedule; Ability to lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods of time, and to perform strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions; Ability to communicate orally and in writing. 4. Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely; Ability to understand, follow, and transmit written and oral instructions; Ability to establish effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, and the public. 5. Knowledge of report and record maintenance principles and procedures. 6. Ability to exercise sound judgment and make independent decisions in accordance with established City policies and procedures. 7. May be required to obtain certifications or training in specialized areas, such as turf maintenance or athletic field maintenance, on an as needed and assigned by the Park Operations Supervisor.
1. Herbicide applicator's license 2. Certifications or education in skilled areas such as athletic field maintenance, electrical, plumbing, or other applicable areas related to Park Operations. 3. Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Endorsement or the ability to obtain all within 90 days of hire.
Internal Number: 694
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