City of Garland, TX

  • Parkkeeper II

    Location US-TX-Garland
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/22/2018 10:41 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-5577
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Department
    PRCAD - Park Operations
    Job Family
    Maintenance Services
    Target Hiring Range
    Depending on qualifications
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Code Category
    Parks and Recreation
  • Position Summary

    Responsible for performing complex maintenance and upkeep duties of City parks, grounds, buildings, athletic fields and related facilities. Also, responsible for assisting, training and supervising lower level Parkkeepers with duties as necessary.

     

    Target Hiring Range: $15.03/hr - $18.14/hr

    Essential Job Functions

    1. Operate tractor with mower attachments, including one ton truck with trailer, riding mower, edger, line trimmer, backpack blower, push lawnmower, etc.
    2. Collect litter and debris from parks, grounds, buildings, athletic fields and related facilities.
    3. Perform tree maintenance and removal throughout at City parks, grounds, buildings, athletic fields and related facilities. Plant replacement trees as necessary.
    4. Service, maintain and clean all equipment and tools used.
    5. Clean and prepare shelters/pavilions for reservations.
    6. Assist in the set up and tear down of special events.

    Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

    Education/ Experience:     

    • 2-4 years of experience in park maintenance, operating trucks, tractors or related equipment

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:           

    • Intermediate knowledge of operating equipment in a safe manner
    • Intermediate knowledge of or experience grounds maintenance and heavy equipment
    • Skill in operating smaller, parks maintenance equipment
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Ability to pick up litter and debris, clean, mop and sanitize all parks pavilions and generally police all parks and recreational areas and facilities
    • Ability to work independently of the supervisor

    Licenses & Certifications

    Valid State of Texas Class C driver's 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, wetness, 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 50 pounds.

    Competencies

    Adaptability/Flexibility
    Communication
    Customer Service
    Dependability
    Personal Organization
    Productivity
    Teamwork
    Work Environment/Safety

    Minimum Education & Work Experience

    High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
    2 years of related experience
    Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

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