Parks and Grounds Maintenance Worker I
The responsibilities include: mowing and maintaining park and open space areas. Mows weeds; cleans and maintains tennis courts and nets; drags ball fields; lines fields for games. Assists in the maintenance of the municipal swimming pool facility; inspects, washes, and performs routine maintenance of park drinking fountains and restrooms. Sweeps, washes, paints, and repairs or replaces park tables and slabs; performs minor semi-skilled interior building maintenance such as painting, plumbing, carpentry, and other unskilled and semi-skilled trades work. Performs routine maintenance on lawn and power equipment; plants lawns, trees, shrubs, and flowers. Operates tractors, mowers, jack hammers, trucks, 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. Performs custodial work such as required and assigned; 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; assists in the construction of new parks facilities. Keeps records of work completed.
The qualifications for this position include the following:
Graduation from a high school or GED equivalent.
Any combinations of education and experience which demonstrates the knowledge and experience to perform the work.
Some knowledge of equipment, materials and supplies used in building and grounds maintenance;
Some knowledge of equipment and supplies used to do minor repairs;
Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions;
Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment.
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;
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.
The selected candidate must successfully complete the following:
Pre-employment Drug Screen.
A City application or resume must be submitted to apply for this position. A blank application and a full job description may be obtained at https://www.urbanaohio.com/job-opportunities.html or by calling: (937) 652-4313. To be considered, an application or resume must be returned to the Human Resource Office by 4:00 p.m., September 2, 2022 at 225 South Main Street Urbana, Ohio 43078. Applications and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.
The City of Urbana is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The City of Urbana operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, national origin sex, age, disability, or low-income status in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and its related statutes.
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