Seasonal Parks Maintenance Technician

Seasonal Parks Maintenance Technician

Frederick County Government | Frederick, MD, 21705, US
Salary Range:$30,000 – $38,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 5 days ago

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Description

JOB INFORMATION

Non-exempt; full-time work through the summer; 40 hours per week; anticipated schedule is Monday - Friday; 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; plus Saturday/Sunday morning hours every other weekend; approximately mid March - late September 2023; early season & late season hours may be less than 40 per week; no benefits

This position will perform routine manual work consisting of a wide variety of parks maintenance and custodial tasks for the Division of Parks and Recreation. Supervision is received from a Park Maintenance Supervisor and/or Parks Maintenance Leader.

Frederick County Government recognizes the principles of diversity and inclusion, and strives to ensure equal opportunities for its workforce, applicants and community members. If you are a person who wants to make a difference, give back to your community, and be a voice for change, apply to Frederick County Government today. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

* Mowing grass
* Litter pick-up and trash removal
* Park shelter clean-up
* Planting
* General grounds maintenance
* Weeding
* Raking
* Perform other related duties as assigned

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Any single position may not be assigned all duties listed above, nor do the examples cover all duties that may be assigned. QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

The qualifications / requirements, knowledge/skills/abilities and physical demands or working conditions 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.

* Minimum 16 years of age at time of hire
* Possession of a valid automobile operator's license (for age 17 years andolder) with the ability to obtain and maintain a Frederick County Employee Driving Permit

KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES:

* Ability to operate and care for assigned tools and equipment in a safe and effective manner
* Effective spoken and written (English) communication skills, including the ability to accurately complete inventory forms and other paperwork



PREFERENCE MAY BE GIVEN FOR:

* Age 17yearsandolder for vehicle operation duties
* Previous grounds maintenance work experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORKING CONDITIONS:

* While working in this position, the employee is required to constantly walk, and lift up to 20 pounds; frequently sit, lift between 20 - 50 pounds, push up to and over 40 pounds, pull up to and over 40 pounds and reach; occasionally climb, stoop, perform repetitive motions and drive; and rarely crawl
* While working in this position, the employee is required to constantly work in a dirty, dusty and noisy environment, and near machinery; frequently work outdoors, walk on uneven ground and is required to wear protective equipment; occasionally work indoors, work in hot temperatures above 100 degrees and cold temperatures below 32 degrees, work in confined spaces and at heights, and near chemicals or fumes; and rarely has potential exposure to infectious diseases
* Physical requirements include the ability to perform physically demanding work for extended periods of time; use various types of hand tools and grounds maintenance equipment (string trimmer, edger, shovel/pick/mattock, tractor/hand lawn mower, etc.); andlift and/or move plantings and various pieces of equipment

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION / EXAMINATION PROCESS

* Available for other varied days and hours as assigned, including weekends and holidays
* Persons under 18 years of age must obtain a work permit before being placed in this job classification



EXAMINATION PROCESS (may include):

1) An evaluation of training and experience

2) One or more interviews

3) A pre-employment drug test

4) A pre-employment background investigation through a public records search

This description reflects management's assignment of essential duties; it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.