Senior Parks Maintenance Worker – Irrigation

  • Full Time
  • Waco, TX

Website City of Waco

Senior Parks Maintenance Worker – Irrigation

 

City of Waco

 

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

 

Job Number: 2022-01326

 

Location: Waco, TX

 

Department: Parks & Recreation

 

Job Type: Full Time

 

Primary Duties

Minimum starting salary $16.31 per hour depending on qualifications

 

Under basic supervision, performs experienced semiskilled general labor work in cleaning and maintenance of City parks and grounds; cleans and maintains tools, equipment and heavy equipment.

 

Essential Functions

 

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

• Performs unskilled and semiskilled manual labor tasks to maintain safe and attractive park system; maintains park facilities and grounds and follows all safety rules and regulations; works independently and makes appropriate decisions based on work experience; duties may vary according to job assignment.

• Operates heavy mechanized equipment; performs parks cleaning and maintenance tasks, including weed control, mowing, planting and watering; cleans up trash and debris and cleans facilities; prunes and trims trees and shrubs; assists with irrigation systems and chemical applications; loads and hauls materials.

• Inspects specialty vehicles and heavy equipment for proper operating condition; repairs and adjusts equipment and performs maintenance and preventive maintenance as needed.

• Enforces rules and regulations; assists with training new staff; reports unsafe acts, conditions, accidents and injuries; performs emergency cleaning and maintenance work as directed.

• Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

• May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency.

• Perform other related or assigned duties as required.

• Driving is essential.

 

Qualifications

 

Required:

• High School Diploma or GED

• Three years’ experience in landscaping/grounds keeping work preferably with City of Waco. OR experience with heavy equipment and basic knowledge of landscaping/grounds keeping would be considered.

• Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.

• According to the needs of the City, specific training and certifications may be required.

 

Preferred:

 

• Certified Pool Operator (CPO) license

 

Hours:

 

• This position is part of the Special Events Crew that may be required to work holidays, evenings, and weekends as needed for events.

 

Physical Demands

Heavy work:

 

• Exerting in excess of 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

• Major activities are performed indoors and/or outdoors and may be exposed to all weather conditions.

 

EEO StatementThe City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

 

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The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

 

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