CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS
Under the supervision of the Recreation Superintendent, performs manual and skilled work of higher difficulty in the maintenance and repair of city-owned facilities. Incumbent utilizes skills in one or more trades/craft areas at the journeyman level. Work assignments are given verbally with some written assignments, and are reviewed upon completion of tasks by supervisor. Performs other work as required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
A. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Repairs City public pools, bathrooms, pavilions and park amenities.
Digs trenches using shovels and power trenchers.
Estimates materials needed for jobs, write estimates, and pick up materials.
Operates all types of divisional vehicles and equipment.
Performs a variety of maintenance tasks, including all aspects of building and grounds maintenance.
A. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent certificate of competency, supplemented by a Journeyman’s license in one or more of a skilled trade. Five (5) years maintenance and repair experience at the full performance level, or any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience. Proven record of dependability. Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license. Applicants who possess a valid out of state driver’s license must obtain the Florida driver’s license within 10 days of employment.
B. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge methods and practices of one or more of the major trades.
Knowledge of precautions necessary in repair and maintenance work.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions.
Ability to learn the use of a variety of repair and maintenance equipment.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the public.
Ability to read and understand blueprints.
C. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to work at heights of up to 55 feet.
Ability to climb up and down ladders or stairs while carrying up to 50 lbs.
Ability to identify colors.
Ability to drive and operate City vehicles.
Ability to work in adverse weather conditions including heat, humidity, rain and cold; work around unpleasant conditions such as fumes and odors; work around excessive noise for long periods of time not to exceed eight hours consecutively; and work around dirt and dust. Such conditions may occasionally be determined as unsanitary and hazardous.
Ability to hear and comprehend written communication of all sizes.
Ability to print and use cursive writing; write or draw letters, words, characters or symbols.
Ability to learn and remember simple and complex tasks and perform job requirements with limited direction.
Ability to walk, stand, or sit for periods of more than 30 minutes, but not for more than 8 consecutive hours.
Ability to walk continuously for more than 10 minutes at one time.
Ability to lift, carry, push or pull items which weigh up to 50 lbs.
Ability to carry items for long distances not to exceed 300 yards.
Ability to lift or carry items which may be considered unwieldy and awkward to grasp.
Ability to hold items which weigh up to 10 lbs for a period of time not to exceed 10 minutes.
Ability to push or pull items for distances not to exceed 20 feet, such distances may be level, inclining or declining.
Ability to bend, kneel, or squat, and move sideways while doing so, for periods of p to 10 minutes throughout the working day.
Ability to work in small, enclosed, or partially enclosed areas.
Requires the use of certain chemicals and chemical processes.
Ability to work below ground level and in swimming pools.
THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS AN ALL INCLUSIVE LIST OF ALL THE RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS OR WORKING CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE POSITION. WHILE IT IS INTENDED TO ACCURATELY REFLECT THE POSITION ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS, MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY, ADD OR REMOVE DUTIES AND ASSIGN OTHER DUTIES AS NECESSARY. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A WRITTEN OR IMPLIED CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.
Revised - 1/6/12