Close Date: Jan 31, 2013
Salary: $16.53 - $23.26 Hourly
Temporary/Part Time Recruitment No. 12.065
Date Opened: 1/31/2013
PARKS MAINTENANCE WORKER I
(MAIDU COMMUNITY CENTER)
SALARY: $16.53 to $23.26 per hour
FINAL FILING DATE: Accepting the first 50 qualified applications or closing at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday February 14, 2013, WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST.
The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the TEMPORARY/PART-TIME position of PARKS MAINTENANCE WORKER I at the Maidu Community Center. The normal work schedule will be temporary, part-time, which may include early morning and/or late evening hours and weekends.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Performs maintenance duties of park and recreation facilities including a community center, playgrounds and surrounding areas; and performs related work as required, including but not limited to, setting up and tearing down tables, chairs and special equipment, cleaning restrooms, walkways, windows, emptying trash and all related tasks; operates various power and hand tools; repairs various types of office furniture; orders various janitorial supplies, and cleans up spills and unsanitary conditions when they occur; locks and unlocks doors; identifies and reports possible defects and faults in construction; identifies equipment needs for each assigned project; utilizes proper safety precautions related to all work performed; responds to requests and inquiries from the general public; identifies equipment needs for each assigned project; and performs related work as required. In addition to the duties above, this position may also Oversee the safe and proper operation of assigned facility; ensure facility rules and safety guidelines are followed; maintain order with disruptive patrons and exercise crowd control when warranted; refer escalated issues to assigned supervisor or proper authorities. Complete written reports and records as required; organize and monitor equipment inventory of assigned facility.Know, understand and communicate department programs and services. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Education: Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance.
Experience: No experience is required.
Knowledge of: Basic methods, tools, materials and equipment used in maintenance; basic repair methods; purpose and use of park and recreation facilities; safe work practices.
Ability to: Learn to perform semi-skilled maintenance activities; work independently, exercising judgment and initiative; learn to operate appropriate equipment efficiently and safely; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Working Conditions: On a continuous basis, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist and reach while operating equipment and perform parks maintenance and/or custodial activities; lifting tables and chairs; exposed to dust; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; know and understand parks maintenance operations and/or construction projects, observe safety rules. Intermittently, analyze problem equipment; identify safety hazards; remember and locate equipment and tools.
License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.
Applications will be screened by the Human Resources Department and then forwarded to the Maidu Community Center for final consideration. Those applicants meeting the qualifications may be contacted for an interview. Final appointment is contingent upon passing a City-paid pre-employment physical, a drug and alcohol screening test and a fingerprint check.