CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS
Under the supervision of the Parks Maintenance Supervisor. Performs skilled manual labor repairing, replacing or reconstructing Park equipment and irrigation systems using a variety of hand tools and power tools. Work is reviewed in progress and upon completion. Performs other work tasks as required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
A. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
General repair of small engine and mowing equipment.
Perform laboring tasks requiring the use of hand and power tools and equipment.
Installs, repairs and troubleshoots irrigation systems.
Clean and maintain assigned equipment.
Operate City vehicle.
Deal with public complaints.
A. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or G.E.D. preferred. Knowledge and experience in the methods and equipment used in landscape and irrigation maintenance. Proven record of dependability. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class “B” commercial driver’s license.
B. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of occupational and safety rules.
Knowledge of operation and routine maintenance of equipment.
Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
Ability to perform strenuous work in all weather conditions.
Knowledge of occupational hazard conditions.
Knowledge in assisting on insect and weed kill control.
Knowledge of procedure of purchasing and follow the City guidelines.
Ability to operate hand and power tools.
C. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to lift loads up to 50 lbs. above the head for brief periods of time.
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.
Revised - 12/3/04