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

Sick leave, Workers Compensation, Vacation, Holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision and Eligible to participate in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS)


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DEFINITION / GENERAL PURPOSE: 3/29/2017
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.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
Under the general supervision of assigned crew leader assists in the training and supervision of all employees or volunteers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintains municipal buildings by mowing grass, maintaining landscapes, maintaining irrigation systems, picking up trash and performing 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.

Ability to effectively communicate and work with citizens who may have complaints on services provided.

Regular and timely attendance is an essential job function.

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

Good communication skills.

Other Duties as assigned.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED equivalent.

Six (6) months of custodial, laborer or related experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess a valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License by date of hire.
Probable shift work due to evening and weekend events.

Job location will vary due to seasonal sports.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the rules, regulations and procedures of recreational programs and various recreations, aquatic and athletic events as they relate to grounds maintenance operations;

Knowledge of equipment, materials and supplies used in building and grounds and/or turf maintenance;

Ability to have basic computer skills and ability to operate field maintenance equipment;

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 and criminal background checks, and drug screens are required. In addition, 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.

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 noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

The work environment is 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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