Salt Lake City

WATERSHED WORKER - SEASONAL

Requisition ID
2018-3372
Department
PUBLIC UTILITIES
Minimum Salary
USD $10.87/Hr.
Maximum Salary
USD $35.00/Hr.
Post End Date
2/28/2018
Location
US-UT-Salt Lake City

Overview

Performs maintenance and support tasks as necessary in order to ensure all City watershed lands and facilities are operated and maintained to appropriate public health, safety and recreation standards.  Interacts and communicates with the public, agencies and watershed stakeholders concerning protection and preservation of the watershed.

Responsibilities

  • Performs maintenance work in repairing, painting, cleaning, altering, remodeling and landscaping of facilities in protected watershed areas.  Performs cleaning of watershed toilet facilities, picnic areas, campground areas, and other recreation facilities.  Performs landscaping maintenance in watershed areas including debris removal, weeding, tree and brush trimming and removal, shoveling, herbicide application, re-grading, stream and bank stabilization, etc.
  • Interacts and communicates with the public, agencies and watershed stakeholders concerning protection and preservation of the watershed.  Includes distribution of watershed pamphlets and materials, educating general public on watershed rules, and monitoring fee payments at watershed recreational facilities.
  • Reports to watershed management or responsible watershed personnel or other enforcement agencies any violations of Salt Lake County Watershed Ordinance or Salt Lake County Health Department Regulations encountered.  Monitors, maps and assists in the management and/or removal of invasive weed species in the watershed.  
  • May assist with stream flow and diversion measurements in the watershed.  
  • May work on irrigation systems, operate pumps or monitor and operate pump facilities.
  • May assist in providing response in emergency situations and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Ability to perform physical labor.  Experience with power and hand tools.  Ability to work independently or within a crew environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and relate to the public, agencies and other watershed stakeholders, sometimes under difficult circumstances.  Ability to complete maintenance forms and incident reports.  Ability to operate two-way radio equipment.
  • Possession of valid driver’s license or driving privilege card.

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