Under supervision, performs a wide variety of semi-skilled routine maintenance tasks and projects in the operation and maintenance of park facilities in a manner that will assure a safe, aesthetic, enjoyable, and high quality visitor experience.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
STARTING WAGE: The starting wage for this position is $14.92/hour - with the full range $14.92 - $20.73.
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.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Six months comparable maintenance experience in parks, golf courses, ski area maintenance, nursery or forestry operations or any combination of education and experience equal to the above.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to maintain records and complete report forms in detail. Ability to follow oral and written directions.
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 apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Basic knowledge of landscape, turf, and grounds maintenance procedures, equipment operation, basic hand tools, and building cleaning procedures.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Valid Class D Minnesota Driver's License required.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk on uneven and rough terrain as well as paved and unpaved trails; use hands and arms to handle and manipulate objects, tools, or controls; and operate foot controls on equipment. The employee frequently is required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, and hear. When operating equipment, the employee is frequently exposed to bouncing, jostling, twisting, and turning of upper body. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts, drive belts, blades, and gears. The employee regularly works in outside weather conditions year-round with regular exposure to cold often below zero degrees and low wind chill. Conversely, summer conditions are often hot and humid with exposure to dust, pollen, and equipment exhaust fumes. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee occasionally works at heights of up to 40 feet and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, and some risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is sometimes loud.
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