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Mission Oaks Recreation and Park District

Carmichael , CA

Park Maintenance Worker II

Mission Oaks Recreation and Park District
Carmichael, CA Full-time
Posted on October 4, 2018
(Open until filled, Next review is November 2, 2018) This is a full time position with the Parks Division. The salary range is: $29,636.88 to $39,716.25 The Mission Oaks Recreation and Park District is looking for a motivated individual who possesses the skills necessary to successfully perform the wide variety of tasks required for the Park Maintenance Worker II Position. DEFINITION: Under supervision, performs a variety of manual labor and semi-skilled tasks involving maintenance, repair, and upkeep of District parks, landscaped areas, buildings, facilities and structures. Performs the more difficult and specialized maintenance and construction assignments involving application of basic craft skills; and to perform other job-related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This is the experienced working-level classification in the Parks Maintenance Worker class series. Incumbents are expected to perform a variety of public works maintenance, repair, and construction assignments with minimal supervision and training, and may provide work direction and instructions to other staff and volunteers on specific tasks. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Assignment, responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following: Assists with maintenance, repair, and construction of parks, landscapes, recreational areas, buildings, and other public facilities. Operates grounds and parks maintenance power equipment. Maintains plantings, grounds, and structures in District parks, recreation areas, and related facilities. Maintains and repairs tools and equipment. Performs minor plumbing, masonry, carpentry, and electrical repairs. Assists in the planting, pruning, trimming, spraying, and removal of shrubs and trees. Trims, plants, transplants, irrigate, cultivate and maintain trees, shrubs, flowers and turf. Plants, weeds and maintains bedded shrubs and flowers. May assist in installation, operation, and repair of sprinkler systems. Prepares and maintains parks grounds and special function recreation activity areas. Operates a variety of hand-held power equipment, mowers, vehicles and light tractors. Performs routine maintenance and repair tasks on vehicles and other power equipment, including washing and vacuuming. Completes reports and records on computers and hand-held devices. Conducts inspection to identify and list of grounds and facilities in need of maintenance and repair. May provide work direction and oversee the work of other staff and volunteers. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: Common practices, methods, and materials used in park maintenance and construction work. Operation and maintenance requirements of various park maintenance equipment and machinery. Safety procedures involving common machinery and commonly-expected situations encountered in park maintenance activities. The use and purpose of common hand tools used in park maintenance. Operate various park maintenance machinery and equipment including light trucks. Work in an office setting to maintain written records and reports. Perform heavy manual laboring duties. Work in inclement weather conditions. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Prior to an offer of employment, successful applicants will be fingerprinted and undergo a background check in accordance with applicable law. Prior to an offer of employment, successful applicants will be required to take a drug screen and physical exam. Being drug free is a condition of continued employment. MEDICAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand for long periods of time and walk without aid. Must be able to bend, squat, and kneel. Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs using proper lifting techniques. Must be able to see clearly to drive and operate equipment necessary to completing the job. MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school with diploma or G.E.D. with the ability to read and write the English language and perform basic math functions at a level necessary for efficient job performance. Twenty-four (24) months of maintenance or landscape management experience. Advanced training in aspects of park maintenance and management is desired. LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: Possession of the category of California Driver's License required by the State Department of Motor Vehicles to perform the essential duties of the position. Continued maintenance of a valid driver's license and compliance with established District vehicle operation standards are conditions of continued employment. Loss of the Class C Driver License is cause for discipline. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Possession of a valid California Class A Driver License and/or California Class B Driver License with Passenger Vehicle and/or Hazardous Materials endorsements is highly desirable and may be mandatory for some assignments. OTHER: FLSA status for this position is Non-Exempt. The probationary period for this position is one year. To Apply: Interested applicants can apply by submitting a District application (found online at morpd.com) and a resume. This position is open until filled. The next review will be November 2. Applications can be emailed to Debra Tierney, Office Manager at dtierney@morpd.com, or they can be mailed or hand delivered to the District Office at 3344 Mission Ave., Carmichael, CA 95608.