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Employer: Arkansas City
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Job Title: Parks & Facilities Maintenance Worker
Salary: $12.00 Hourly


Job Description:

Parks & Facilities Maintenance Worker

 (Parks & Facilities Division)

Duties of this full-time position include performing a variety of tasks in the maintenance and operation of parks and facilities, public grounds, open spaces and a cemetery.  This job requires heavy lifting, bending, stooping and performing duties in all types of weather and, potentially, at all times of the day and night.

Candidates must possess a high school diploma/acceptable equivalent and a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record as determined by the employer. Candidate shall obtain a Class B CDL within 60 days of employment.

The successful applicant must pass post-offer, pre-employment drug/alcohol screens along with physical capacity profile and background checks.

Pay Range: $12.00/hr. - $16.24/hr.

Please apply through Kansas HRePartners at www.hrepartners.com

Applications accepted until all positions are filled.

*The City utilizes temporary workers from The Arnold Group for these positions, which may or may not, lead to regular City employment. Direct hiring may be possible.

For more information, please visit

The Arnold Group at www.the-arnold-group.com

EOE/ADA

 

CITY OF ARKANSAS CITY

PARKS AND FACILITIES MAINTENANCE WORKER

Department:  City Manager                                                                                                             Pay Range:  16

Division:  Parks & Facilities                                                                                                            Location: Park Shop   

FLSA: Hourly, Non-Exempt                                                                                                 

Work Shift: Generally M-F (unless otherwise necessary)                                   

Work Status: Full-Time              

PCP Level: 4 - Heavy Work                   

KPERS: KPERS Covered Position                                                                                                                                        

Residency: None                       

Response Time: None                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Cell Allowance:  No         

 

City Manager Signature:              -ON FILE-                                                                                          Date Approved: 1/10/13

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL OVERVIEW OF POSITION AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance and operation of parks and facilities, public grounds, open spaces, and cemetery.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general guidance and direction of the Parks & Facilities Director.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

None.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Essential functions of the job may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Mows and maintains park and open space areas; mows weeds; cleans and maintains tennis courts and nets; maintains sprinkler systems and assists in the repair and installation of sprinkler lines and heads.
  • Assists in the maintenance of the municipal swimming pool.
  • Paints and repairs or replaces picnic tables and benches.
  • Performs minor semi-skilled interior building maintenance such as painting, plumbing, carpentry, and other unskilled and semi-skilled trades work.
  • Performs routine maintenance on lawn mowers, power equipment, and irrigation systems.
  • Carries out the seeding, fertilizing, top dressing, soil conditioning, watering, and the pest and weed control of the City's parks and open spaces.  Plants lawns, trees, shrubs, and flowers.
  • Operates backhoe, tractors, mowers, jack hammers, welders, trucks, steam cleaners, washers, and other listed equipment as needed.
  • Skills and knowledge in the proper and safe techniques of parks, facilities and cemetery maintenance functions.
  • Performs custodial work as required and assigned, including: change light bulbs; sweep floors; dump garbage and reline cans with liners; clean and sanitize restrooms and replenish supplies; clean spills; clean drinking fountains, mirrors, tables, walls, fixtures, light fixtures, etc., walls, metal and woodwork.
  • Collects and disposes of solid waste from port-a-pots; picks up litter from premises.
  • Opens and closes, locks and unlocks facilities as needed.
  • Prepares facilities for park and recreation program use.
  • Assists in the construction of new parks facilities, including clearing, grading, drainage, and foundation work.
  • Keeps records of work completed.
  • Open and closing of graves.
  • Assists in locating of lots and open spaces in the Cemetery.

 

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Attendance at training, workshops and seminars.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Some knowledge of equipment, materials and supplies used in parks, facilities and cemetery maintenance; some knowledge of equipment and supplies used to do minor repairs; some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions.
  • Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment.
  • Ability to work independently and to complete daily activities according to work schedule.
  • Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely.
  • Ability to understand, follow, and transmit written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, and the public.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or acceptable equivalent.

 

CERTIFICATION(S) AND LICENSE(S)

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record as determined by the employer.
  • Must be able to obtain Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within sixty (60) days of employment.
  • Must obtain and maintain a Non-Doc Card from the Department of Corrections.

 

PRE- EMPLOYMENT TESTING

Components of the following pre-employment testing will be conducted and successfully completed by the employee:

  • Criminal history background checks.
  • Physical Capacity Profile – Level 4.
  • Drug screen.
  • Alcohol testing.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND CONDITIONS

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  While performing duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions.

 

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL FUNCTIONS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

Must meet Level 4 in Department of Labor’s Dictionary of Titles – Heavy Work exerting  up to 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, an/or up to 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.

 

LIFTING

Maximum Force

None

Limited

(0-1 hour)

Occasional

(1-3 hours)

Frequent

(3-6 hours)

Constant

(6-8 hours)

Objects

01-10lbs.

(Sedentary)

 

 

 

 

x

 

11-20lbs.

(Light)

 

 

 

 

x

 

21-50lbs.

(Medium)

 

 

 

x

 

 

51-100lbs.

(Heavy)

 

 

x

 

 

 

100 + lbs.

(Very Heavy)

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

CARRYING

Maximum Force

None

Limited

(0-1 hour)

Occasional

(1-3 hours)

Frequent

(3-6 hours)

Constant

(6-8 hours)

Maximum Distance Carried

01-10lbs.

(Sedentary)

 

 

 

 

x

 

11-20lbs.

(Light)

 

 

 

 

x

 

21-50lbs.

(Medium)

 

 

 

x

 

 

51-100lbs.

(Heavy)

 

 

x

 

 

 

100 + lbs.

(Very Heavy)

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

PUSHING/PULLING

Maximum Force

None

Limited

(0-1 hour)

Occasional

(1-3 hours)

Frequent

(3-6 hours)

Constant

(6-8 hours)

Maximum Distance Moved

01-10lbs.

(Sedentary)

 

 

 

 

X

 

11-20lbs.

(Light)

 

 

 

 

X

 

21-50lbs.

(Medium)

 

 

 

X

 

 

51-100lbs.

(Heavy)

 

 

X

 

 

 

100 + lbs.

(Very Heavy)

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

REACHING

 

None

Limited

(0-1 hour)

Occasional

(1-3 hours)

Frequent

(3-6 hours)

Constant

(6-8 hours)

Comments

Total Reaching

 

 

x

 

 

 

Below waist

 

 

x

 

 

 

Waist to Shoulder

 

 

x

 

 

 

Overhead

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

OTHER PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

None

Limited

(0-1 hour)

Occasional

(1-3 hours)

Frequent

(3-6 hours)

Constant

(6-8 hours)

Comments

Sitting

 

 

x

 

 

 

Standing

 

 

 

x

 

 

Walking

 

 

 

x

 

 

Climbing/Balancing (stairs, ladders, other)

 

 

x

 

 

 

Operating Foot Controls

 

 

 

x

 

 

Rotation of head/neck

 

 

 

 

x

 

Flexion (head bend down & head bend back)

 

 

 

x

 

 

Bending at the waist

 

 

x

 

 

 

Twisting at the waist

 

 

x

 

 

 

Kneeling

 

 

x

 

 

 

Crouching (squatting)

 

 

x

 

 

 

Crawling

 

 

x

 

 

 

Lying down (back, side, front)

 

 

x

 

 

 

Handling/grasping

 

 

 

x

 

 

Forceful Gripping

 

 

x

 

 

 

Fine Finger Manipulation

 

 

 

x

 

 

Keyboarding/Mouse

 

 

x

 

 

 

Repetitive motion (multiple manipulation of same muscle group)

 

 

x

 

 

 

High Impact vibratory tools (bucking/riveting)

 

 

x

 

 

 

Low Impact vibratory tools (drilling/sanding)

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

SEEING

Near Acuity: Required

Far Acuity: Required

Depth Perception: Required

Field of Vision: Required

Color Discrimination:  Required

Note Colors: Full Spectrum

         

 

 

HEARING/TALKING

Co-workers and public (in person and telephone).

 

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, PARTS USED

Motorized vehicles and equipment, including: dump, pickup, and utility-truck, aerial bucket truck, mowers, backhoe, loader, skid loader, tamper, chemical sprayer, saws, pumps, compressors, sanders, generators, common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches, detection devices, mobile radio, phone, and trencher.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL/ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS

20% Inside

80% Outside

Temperature Extremes: All temperature extremes when outside

Noise Level:

Low:

Moderate: x

High:

Vibration:  Present

Dust: Present

Odors:  Present

Fumes:  Present

Vapors:  Present

Mists: Present

Gases: Present

Chemicals:  Present

Note Types:

Blood Borne Pathogens Present: May be present

                 

 

COGNITIVE & BEHAVIORAL CAPACITIES

 

Present

Comments:

 

Yes

 

No

Where appropriate: frequency or % of job

COMPREHENSION, REMEMBER & PLAN

 

 

 

Articulate and comprehend information in conversation.

x

 

Frequent basis

Read, comprehend, and use written materials.

x

 

Frequent basis

Use technology/instruments/tools & information systems.

x

 

Frequent basis

Remember spoken instructions.

x

 

Frequent basis

Remember written instructions.

x

 

Frequent basis

Remember visual instructions.

x

 

Frequent basis

Remember simple instructions.

x

 

Frequent basis

Remember detailed instructions.

x

 

Frequent basis

Perform repetitive or short-cycle work.

x

 

Frequent basis

Work under specific instructions.

x

 

Frequent basis

Completed complex tasks.

x

 

Frequent basis

 

 

 

 

ATTENTION & CONCENTRATION

 

 

 

Fine detail:  Regularly deals with data or things requiring attention to minute detail.

x

 

Frequent basis

Interruptions:  Requires quickly resumed attention after multiple interruptions, or ability to easily shift between tasks.

x

 

Frequent basis

Sustained Attention:  Requires unbroken lengthy attention to same/similar tasks.

x

 

Frequent basis

Multitasking:  Job requires ability to attend to more than one activity simultaneously such as typing while answering phones.

x

 

Frequent basis

Visual or aural distractions:  busy, noisy environment making focusing difficult.

x

 

Frequent basis

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE FUNCTION

 

 

 

Decision making:  Makes critical decisions potentially affecting costs to company or public safety.($ or lives)

x

 

 

Planning:  Responsible for laying-out and planning sequence of work activity.

x

 

 

Simple, repetitive, short-cycle tasks:  Must frequently deal with boredom.

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

INFORMATION PROCESSING

 

 

 

Processes highly technical information:  reads, understands and uses complex or highly technical information or computation (calculus, etc.)           

x

 

 

 

Present

Comments:

 

Yes

 

No

Where appropriate: frequency or % of job

Integrating Information: Obtains information (reads, hears) from multiple sources, then must be able to synthesize, integrate, and then utilize the information.

x

 

Frequent basis

High productivity or highly speeded work

Meets expectation for high level of output with little “down-time” between tasks.

x

 

Frequent basis

High level visual-spatial reasoning:  Processes information in graphic form.  Perceives 3 dimensional objects from 2 dimensional representations (drawings plans, etc.).

x

 

Frequent basis

 

 

 

 

ACADEMIC COMPETENCE

 

 

 

High School or equivalency

x

 

 

       Competence beyond H.S.: AD or BD (circle 1)

 

x

 

Graduate level education needed.

How much?  What kind?

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS

 

 

 

Works alone:  must work independently, with little oversight or supervision and/or contact with others

x

 

Frequent basis

Works in close proximity to others:  works in same physical area as others but interaction is either limited or not required.

x

 

Limited basis

Frequent &/or extensive interaction with others, such as customers, public or peers (e.g. cashier, receptionist).

x

 

Frequent basis

Deals with people under adverse circumstances:  deal with people who are angry or confrontational, critiques work of others, gives “bad news” etc.

x

 

Frequent basis

Deals with people under pressure of time or numbers (Customers with construction or code problems)

x

 

Frequent basis

Teamwork:  Works as integral part of team, must cooperate with others, divide tasks, integrate output, and put team goals, ideas or plans before ones’ own.

x

 

Frequent basis

 

 

 

 

ATTENDANCE

 

 

 

Maintain predictable and reliable attendance.

x

 

Frequent basis

Be punctual.

x

 

Frequent basis

Take rest periods at set times or only times determined by breaks in job responsibilities.

x

 

Only as conditions and circumstances allow.

Adjust to a flexible schedule of work days or shifts.

x

 

Limited basis

 

 

GENERAL COMMENTS

This job description is intended to identify and illustrate the kinds of duties that may be assigned.  It should not be interpreted as describing all of the duties that may ever be required or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments given.  The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

The City of Arkansas City is an At-Will employer.

 

 

 

I, __________________________________________, have read and understand the information contained herein.

                                (Print Name)   

 

 

_________________________________________________                              _____________

                                  Signature                                                                                      Date                                

 



Vacancy Number: 201706

Open Date: 8/31/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: