PARK MAINTENANCE WORKER I/II
ABOUT THE POSITION
Performs unskilled and semi-skilled work in the care and maintenance of parks, playing fields, campsites and other landscaped and recreation areas; performs semi-skilled maintenance and repair to park facilities.
Park Maintenance Worker I - is the entry-level class in this park maintenance series. Initially under close supervision, incumbents learn and perform a variety of duties in the care and maintenance of plants, shrubs and lawns, and also clean and maintain park landscaped areas. As experience is gained, responsibilities also include the routine maintenance of facilities and equipment associated with work usage. This class is alternately staffed Park Maintenance Worker II, and incumbents may advance to the higher level after gaining experience and demonstrating proficiency which meet the qualifications for the higher level class.
Park Maintenance Worker II - is the full journey level class in this maintenance series. Incumbents are expected to perform the full range of landscape and semi-skilled facility maintenance duties in an assigned area. This class is distinguished from Senior Park Maintenance Worker in that the latter is a working lead level class and assigns and reviews the work of a crew on an ongoing basis while individually performing the more skilled landscape maintenance work.
This recruitment is limited to the first 400 applications received, and will close without notice, regardless if the closing date has been reached, when that number is received.
This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.
Education and Experience: For all Park Maintenance Positions (Excluding Lee Canyon):
Park Maintenance Worker I - Equivalent to graduation from high school AND one (1) year of horticultural or landscape maintenance experience.
Park Maintenance Worker II - In addition to the above, one (1) year of experience in landscape maintenance experience.
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.
Working Conditions: Work outdoors, sometimes in adverse weather conditions and extreme temperatures. Work extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations and work evening, night, weekend and holiday shifts. Work with exposure to potentially hazardous herbicides and pesticides. Work with exposure to animals, insects and/or noxious plants.
Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Nevada Class C Driver's License
Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.
Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician. Lee Canyon positions require a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) test as part of the exam.
Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
For all Park Maintenance Positions (Excluding Lee Canyon):
Mows, trims, edges, fertilizes, and waters parks, playing fields and other landscaped areas; weeds, prunes, mulches, and fertilizes trees, plants and shrubbery; prepares soil for planting; seeds and re-sods lawn areas; plants trees, seedlings and shrubs. Installs, repairs and maintains irrigation systems; adjusts, repairs and replaces timing mechanisms; reads and interprets standard plans, specifications, blueprints and schematics; prepares as-built sketches. Inspects assigned areas; corrects or reports safety hazards; cleans and maintains park grounds, athletic fields, campsites, paved areas and paths; grooms and prepares ball fields and other park facilities for public use. Maintains and performs repair work on a variety of park and camp facilities and equipment; may paint facilities, assists with plumbing and carpentry work; builds concrete forms and assists with finishing work. Operates and maintains a variety of hand and power landscaping tools and equipment, including hand and power mowers, tractors, spreaders, edgers, blowers, hedge trimmers, weed eaters, chainsaws, rakes, shovels, hoes, brooms and other tools; operates trucks, trailers and tractors with attachments. Observes safe work methods and uses safety equipment; secures worksites from safety hazards as necessary; attends safety meetings. Responds to questions and complaints from the public; carries out assignments in a non-disruptive manner in areas receiving heavy public use. Maintains basic records of work performed. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Instructs and directs the work of part-time or less experienced staff; may instruct the work of unskilled and/or volunteer labor. Responds to emergency situations in off hours as required.
For Lee Canyon Maintenance Positions Only:
Performs camp facility maintenance to include cleaning toilets, countertops and mopping floors, particularly for Hantavirus mitigation which requires the use of a self-contained breathing apparatus (respirator). Maintains and performs repair work on a variety of park and camp facilities and equipment. May paint facilities, assist with plumbing repairs, carpentry work; build concrete forms and assist with concrete finish work. Performs routine preventive maintenance on generators. Observes safe work methods and uses safety equipment; secures work sites from the public; carries out assignments in a non-disruptive manner in areas receiving heavy public use. Operates and maintains a variety of hand and power tools and equipment, including tractors, chain saws, log splitters, rakes, shovels, hoes, brooms and other tools; operates trucks, trailers and tractors with attachments. Uses and maintains snow removal tools and equipment including snow shovels, and a snow blower/plow. Installs repairs and maintains plumbing systems; adjusts, repairs and replaces timing mechanisms; reads and interprets standard plans, specifications, blueprints and schematics; prepares as-built sketches. Inspects assigned areas; corrects or reports safety hazards; cleans and maintains camp grounds, campsites, paved areas and paths. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Instructs and directs the work of part-time employees or less experienced staff. Maintains basic records of the work performed. Responds to emergency situations in off hours as required.
Strength and mobility to work in a typical park maintenance setting, including operating hand and power tools; stamina to perform sustained physical labor, including standing, walking, climbing and working in confined or awkward spaces; strength to lift and maneuver materials and equipment weighing up to 90 pounds with proper equipment; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over a radio or telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Closing Date/Time: 2/25/2020 5:01 PM Pacific