Maintenance Repair Technician Job Description

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Under the supervision of the Parks Maintenance Supervisor, 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.




Repairs City public playgrounds, bleachers, benches, and fencing.

Digs trenches using shovels and power trenchers.

Estimates materials needed for jobs, get quotes for materials, 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.



High school graduate or GED. NRPA Certified Playground Safety Inspector certification required at hire. Five (5) years maintenance and repair experience in a public or private setting repairing play structures, bleachers, and fences.  Must possess a valid Florida Class "B" commercial driver’s license with air brakes.  Applicants who possess a valid out of state Class “B” commercial driver’s license with air brakes must obtain the Florida Class “B” commercial driver’s license with air brakes within 10 days of employment.



Knowledge of methods and practices used in the inspection and repair of playground equipment.

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.



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 conversation spoken at various levels and rates of speed.

Ability to see, read, 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 up 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.


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.


Revision 11/28/17