City of Garland, TX

  • Grounds Attendant

    Location US-TX-Garland
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-5463
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Department
    PRCAD - Park Operations
    Min
    USD $12.00/Hr.
    Mid
    USD $14.70/Hr.
    Target Hiring Range
    $12.00 - $12.25
    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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