300-013 - MAINTENANCE WORKER 1
|Class Title: Maintenance Worker I|
Grade Number: 6M; $17.5398 per hour
Department: Parks & Recreation
Performs a variety of duties to maintain the grounds, lawns, plant life, and structures of city operated parks and gardens.
Works under the supervision of the Maintenance Foreman, Maintenance Supervisor, Parks Superintendent, and occasionally a higher ranking union member that would be serving as crew leader on a specific job.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
" Works from established routines, specific instructions and basic knowledge of park maintenance methods
" Operates hand, power and riding rotary grass cutting equipment
" Performs seeding; weeds and trims using handheld power tools
" Polices grounds, rakes or vacuums leaves and disposes of debris
" Makes minor repairs to park benches, tables, structures, walks and parking areas, and cleans comfort stations
" Ability to work atop a 20-foot ladder
" Uses park maintenance equipment, vehicles, chain saws (on occasion), ladders and hand tools
" Other duties include: perform general laboring activities, may perform major pruning activities and to operate tractors, riding mowers, and other park equipment; make pickups and deliveries using small trucks; spread salt; shovel and remove snow as required; make minor equipment repairs
" Performs other duties, including those of other classifications (higher or lower) and standby crews as assigned and/or as conditions warrant. Observes rules and practices on quality of work, personal conduct, safe, effective and courteous service to the community.
" Required to spray pesticides under the supervision of a licensed applicator.
Performs related work as may be required.
Provide quality and effective customer service with courtesy and understanding to our customers, citizens and internal departments.
Education and Experience:
(A) High school diploma or equivalent; and
(B) one year work related experience is desirable; or
(C) Equivalent combination of related education and experience
(D) Valid PA Driver's License of appropriate classification
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(A) Knowledge of reading, writing, and simple arithmetic
(B) Knowledge of care and use of common tools for general maintenance and grounds maintenance
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Frequently use shovels, rakes, loppers, and all similar types of hand tools used in ground maintenance, also small power equipment, such as rototillers, lawn mowers, leaf blowers, hedge trimmers, power planting augers, etc.
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 constantly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 (sixty) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
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.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.