City of Copperas Cove
  • Parks and Recreation Maintenance (5410)
  • Copperas Cove, TX, USA
  • $11.51
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Workers' Compensation, Part-Time Holidays


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DEFINITION / GENERAL PURPOSE: 3/2017 - PART TIME
Maintains parks, athletic fields, and golf course by mowing, trimming and edging turf areas, prepping athletic fields/golf course for use, assisting in maintaining irrigation systems, providing landscaping as assigned, picking up trash, cleaning restrooms, adhering to the scheduled maintenance of parks and dragging and marking fields. May serve as custodian for Parks and Recreation and Economic Development Corporation buildings.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
Under the general supervision of the Crew Leader.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintains and cleans interiors of City buildings and surrounding areas by mowing grass, maintaining landscapes, maintaining irrigation systems, picking up trash and other related duties as assigned.

Assist with field, class or court setup and tear down, including field maintenance

The employee must have the ability to work well with others and have a good/pleasant attitude.

Performs other essential duties as required to achieve successful operations of the department.

Must be able to follow directions.

Contribute to team effort by performing other related duties as assigned.

Regular and timely attendance is an essential job function.

PERIPHERAL DUTIES:
Serves as a member of various employee committees, as assigned.

Other Duties as assigned.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum education: High school diploma or GED equivalent.

Minimum experience: 6 months related experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Valid, Class "C" Texas Driver's License.

Possible shift work due to evening, weekend events, job location varies due buildings supported.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of rules, regulations and procedures of recreational programs and various recreations, aquatic and athletic events;

Knowledge of equipment, materials and supplies used in building, grounds and/or turf maintenance;
Ability to have basic computer skills and ability to operate field maintenance equipment;

Ability to conduct building cleaning and grounds maintenance operations;

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form;

Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations;

Ability to work independently and to complete daily activities;

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees and general public.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview, reference check, criminal background checks, and drug screens are required. Job related tests may also be required.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Pickup truck; lawn/turf and landscaping equipment, including tractors, mowers, acidifiers/aeration equipment , chain saw, edger's, backflows, weed trimmers, trailers, backhoe, electric motors, pumps, sprinklers, irrigation systems; miscellaneous hand and power tools for lawn maintenance; use of general building/office cleaning supplies.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical effort will include a full range of physical activity to include lifting, carrying and positioning objects up to 100 lbs; frequent bending, stooping, reaching, stretching and sitting.

The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works in high, precarious places and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration.

The work environment is moderately quiet to noisy and distracting with multiple areas that need attention to detail.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

No one will perform the duties of a higher position without prior authorization from an individual authorized to approve.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.


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