City of Garland, TX

Grounds Attendant

US-TX-Garland
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-4910
# of Openings Remaining
1
Department
PRCAD - Park Operations
Min
USD $11.43/Hr.
Mid
USD $13.76/Hr.
Target Hiring Range
$11.77
Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Code Category
General Labor

Position Summary

Responsible for performing basic maintenance for litter and debris removal from public parks, medians and parkways for the PRCAD (Parks) Department.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Collect and dispose of litter and debris from parks, medians and right of ways, grounds and related facilities.
  2. Operate riding mower, edger, line trimmer, backpack blower, push lawnmower, tree trimmer, etc.
  3. Perform minor preventive maintenance on tools and equipment as needed.
  4. Operate a city vehicle to assist in carrying out routine maintenance.
  5. Clean and sanitize public restrooms.

Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

Education/ Experience:     

  • 6 months to 1 year grounds maintenance experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:           

  • Basic knowledge of operating equipment in a safe manner
  • Basic knowledge of vehicle and equipment maintenance
  • Skill to operate various equipment including mowers, edger, tree trimmers, etc
  • Ability to understand and implement verbal and written instructions

Licenses & Certifications

 Valid State of Texas Class C Drivers License

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

The incumbent works with frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk. May be exposed to extremes of heat and cold, rain, humidity, insects, noxious odors, fumes, and physical stress from exertion and lifting. Exposed to physical exertion such as bending, lifting, stooping, reaching, pulling, and pushing. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Competencies

Adaptability/Flexibility
Communication
Customer Service
Dependability
Personal Organization
Productivity
Teamwork

Minimum Education & Work Experience

 High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
 No experience required
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

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