SUMMARY: Performs a wide variety of semi-skilled and skilled work in the operation of equipment, machinery, and tools used in facility and vegetative management in the parks and rails-to-trails system.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Operates and services parks maintenance equipment.
Trains and supervises summer seasonals as directed.
Maintains, services, and repairs various park equipment such as playground equipment and area, park lands, tennis courts, buildings, lavatories, picnic areas and equipment, vegetation and irrigation maintenance, and all aspects of park maintenance and propagation.
Operates a variety of hand tools and other equipment as assigned.
Performs snow removal and skate pond maintenance.
May be required to attend schools, conferences and/or seminars.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Exercises supervision over personnel as assigned.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of the Chief Operator
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION: Must possess a valid Wyoming Commercial driver’s license of the required status; ability to be insured under the City’s municipal automobile insurance policy coverage; must be at least 18 years of age.
OTHER REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: General knowledge of park vegetation management techniques. General knowledge of irrigation techniques and irrigation repair. General knowledge of park maintenance equipment and operation. Ability to supervise and train summer seasonals. Knowledge of plumbing, lavatory operation and repair. Ability to use various hand tools related to park maintenance.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.