GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the administrative supervision of the Service Department Director and direct supervision of the Service Foreman, works alone or as part of a crew performing a variety of maintenance tasks using hand tools and the operation of various types of motorized equipment.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION: For purposes of 42 USC 12101:
75% (1) Perform assigned tasks in timely manner: mowing, trimming, cleaning, clearing, painting, watering, sweeping, planting, and ditching as needed. Maintain athletic fields, ball diamonds, athletic courts, green spaces, cemeteries, right-of-ways, bike paths, walkways, park facilities, cutting grass, trimming shrubs, seeding fields, equipment; assist with litter pick-up and restroom cleaning as well as provide support to community special events.
20% (2) Attend all assigned meetings and trainings and inform supervisors of suggestions or ideas that could better the City operation. Enforce safety policies and procedures, and maintains disciplinary action as necessary. Maintain equipment and report problems to supervisor. Inform supervisor of items needing special attention and communicate with staff. Assist in the development of goals and objectives.
(3) Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
5% (4) Performs other job related duties as necessary.
QUALIFICATIONS: An example of acceptable qualifications:
Must be at least 16 years of age. Enrollment in High School or higher education; or possession of High School Diploma or equivalent (i.e. G.E.D.). Preferred qualifications: prior experience in building and/or grounds maintenance.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess and maintain a valid Ohio driver's license, and must maintain insurability under the City's vehicle insurance policy. Must be American Red Cross (or equivalent) CPR/AED and First Aid certified.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE CHARACTERISTICS: (*indicates developed after employment)
Knowledge of: *City and departmental goals, objectives, and functions; *geographic layout of region; *material requirements and characteristics, and methods of street and grounds maintenance; *lockout/tagout procedures; *standard office practices.
Skill in: Motor vehicle operation; hand and portable power tools; machinery and equipment used in service department (including but not limited to tractors, mower, etc.); interpersonal communication; organization and time management; spelling, grammar, and mathematics.
Ability to: read, analyze and understand various directives; define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; apply principles to solve practical problems; deal with variety of variables in familiar context; communicate effectively, and develop and maintain effective working relationships with employees, coworkers, department heads, officials, and general public; maintain records; travel to and gain access to work site(s).
Other Desirable Attributes
EQUIPMENT OPERATED: The following are examples only and are not intended to be all inclusive:
Automobile; personal computer (including software/applications); miscellaneous office equipment.
INHERENTLY HAZARDOUS OR PHYSICALLY DEMANDING WORKING CONDITIONS:
The employee is exposed to noisy operations or activities; works in or around crowds; has contact with potentially violent or emotionally distraught persons; has exposure to potentially vicious animals. Required to use personal protective equipment, including but not limited to, eye and face protection due to potential exposure to flying objects, impact, and other hazards; occupational head protection due to potential impact to the head from objects, electricity, and other hazards (required only when hazards are present or likely to be present); occupational foot protection due to potential impact of objects, compression, or other hazards to the feet; hand protection. Exposure to chemical compounds found in an office environment (e.g., toner, correction fluid, etc.); employee is often required to walk, use hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate objects, tools, or controls and to reach with hands and arms; exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy weather conditions; exposure to hazardous driving conditions; specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to focus; may require working second and/or third shift.
Note: In accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor physical demands strength ratings, this is considered medium work.
In cases of emergency, unpredictable situations, and/or department needs, may be required to lift, push, pull, and/or carry objects heavier than D.O.L. strength ratings recommend.