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PARKS GROUNDSKEEPER

PARKS GROUNDSKEEPER

Requisition ID 
2017-3224
Department 
PUBLIC SERVICES
Minimum Salary 
USD $12.98/Hr.
Maximum Salary 
USD $16.93/Hr.
Post End Date 
10/18/2017
Location 
US-UT-Salt Lake City

More information about this job

Overview

Incumbent performs routine grounds maintenance of city-owned grounds, parks, cemeteries, and recreation facilities.

Responsibilities

  • Performs a variety of duties required to main­tain the cleanliness of City-owned grounds, parks, cemeteries, and recreation facilities, including: mowing, aerating, and weeding turf; cleaning restrooms; picking up trash; raking leaves; clearing sidewalks; and, removing debris. Assists with park-related projects such as laying sod, re-seeding, and planting.
  • Operates various types of handheld and light mechanical equipment including: mowers, sweepers, blowers, and other grounds maintenance equipment.
  • Inspects parks, cemeteries, ball fields, and other facilities to assess necessary work and care. Performs preventive maintenance and minor repairs of playground and other recreational equipment or facilities required for proper operation and safe use.
  • Operates motorized vehicles and various types of equipment and irrigation. Inspects and performs basic preventive maintenance necessary for safe operation and use of motorized vehicles and equipment, including: cleaning, minor adjustments and repairs.
  • Makes necessary preparation of ball fields, parks and picnic areas when areas are specifically reserved by the public.
  • Reports problems needing attention to supervisor. May respond to public comments or make referrals to persons for appropriate assistance.
  • Performs snow removal duties for an assigned district in accordance with the snow removal program. May be responsible for snow removal on sidewalks, overpasses, stairways, and other City-owned areas. Operates shovel, snow blowers, hand-operated plows, or small-to-medium-sized drivable snow-removal equipment as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license or Utah driving privilege card.
  • Ability to operate small hand tools and small gasoline operated equipment in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to perform manual labor both indoors and out of doors, including inclement weather.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work and relate well with coworkers, supervisors and the general public under varying circumstances and display common courtesy.
  • Ability to understand and follow simple instructions and maintain an assign­ed route.

 

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