The Maryland National Capital Park & Planning Commission is one of the largest organizations servicing both Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. In both counties we manage the park systems, but in Prince George’s county we also develop the public’s recreation programs.
Within our Department of Parks & Recreation, the Maintenance & Development Division (M&D) is the largest division in Parks & Recreation. We provide high quality maintenance and maintenance support services for all of the parks and recreation facilities within Prince George’s County. We have five major work areas: Fleet Management, Buildings & Structures (Trade Shops), Horticulture & Forestry (Roads & Grounds), Major Maintenance & Inspection and the Administrative section.
We offer an excellent benefits package, including health, dental and vision, as well as 43 paid vacation/sick/holiday/personal days the first year; opportunities for advancement and steady employment. You may be required to come in for storm and emergency work.
The Locksmith function falls under the operational supervision of the Building & Structures (B&S) Section which installs, maintains, repairs and inspects master key systems and electronic devices for Commission facilities. Locksmith’s mission is to be responsible for reviewing blueprints, inspects facilities, meet with managers, provide estimates, maintain inventory. Installs and repairs locks in doors, cabinets, desks, safes, equipment, etc. Cut duplicate or new keys using key-cutting machines, impressions or key code machines. Sets or changes combination of safes and other combination locks including primus and be familiar with historic locks and mechanisms. Locksmith will maintain locking systems by repairing and replacing damaged or worn hardware and thresholds.
As Locksmith your major responsibilities will be to: conduct preventive maintenance program on commercial/residential properties as required. To review our facilities and structures periodically to determine the life cycle of our locks. Working with your supervisor to define the priorities/schedule, troubleshoot locksmith problems that require addressing as they arise, as well as accurately measure, cut, drill, route and shape various materials. Make purchases, maintains master key systems and keeps computerized records.
You must have a good knowledge of locksmith methods, materials and equipment; doors and hardware; master key systems, electronic access systems and automatic door operating systems Experience operating bucket trucks, aerial platforms and forklifts is preferred, as well as the ability to work without constant supervision. In addition, you must not be afraid of heights and you must be able to climb high ladders. You should also be a team player who gets along with other employees. You should possess excellent customer service along with basic carpentry skills. Responds to park police requests on 24-hours basis. Provide training to supervisor recommendation.
(Work Hours are 6:30 am – 3:15 pm)
High School diploma or Certificate of General Educational Development (GED).
Completion of an approved Locksmith apprenticeship, or four (4) years of progressively responsible locksmith experience.
Two (2) years of journey-level locksmith experience.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted, which together total six (6) years.
A valid driver's license in accordance with both State and Commission rules and regulations. Driver's licenses must be unencumbered by restrictions, revocations, suspensions, or points that could limit the employee's ability to drive Commission vehicles or perform driving duties required by the position of assignment.
Pass Commission medical examination.
Internal Number: 11124
About The Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Created in 1927, The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission embodies the vision of forward-looking community leaders who saw the need to plan for orderly development and protection of the natural resources in the two suburban counties bordering the District of Columbia. During the Commission's proud 80 plus years of existence, the population of the area it serves has increased to more than 1.6 million residents who inhabit a bi-county area of great economic, racial, ethnic and geographic diversity.The Commission's facilities, programs and responsibilities have constantly evolved and expanded to keep pace with the needs of this vibrant community. From assuming responsibility for the entire public recreation program in Prince George's County in the '70s, to building and strengthening ongoing regional business partnerships, the Commission has continued to plan, fund and deliver quality, innovative programs, facilities and services for over three-quarters of a century. M-NCPPC benefits the citizens of Montgomery and Prince George's Counties by Turning Visions Into Reality.