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Employer: Arkansas City
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Job Title: Temporary/Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Worker
Salary: $10.00 Hourly


Job Description:

Temporary/Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Worker

(Public Works, Parks & Facilities)

The City of Arkansas City is seeking candidates to fill Temporary/Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Worker positions in the Public Works Department as well as the Parks & Facilities Division.  These positions mow and maintain City parks, open space areas, drainage ditches, walking trails, and the assigned department/division shop areas as well as trim and edge grass along buildings, walkways and flower beds.

Compensation rate is $10.00/hour.  This position does not include benefits as it is a temporary seasonal position.

The successful applicant must have a valid driver’s license and a high school diploma or acceptable equivalent.  Must pass post-offer, pre-employment drug/alcohol screens, background checks and motor vehicle report. 

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Applications accepted until position is filled.

EOE/ADA

 

CITY OF ARKANSAS CITY

TEMPORARY/SEASONAL GROUNDS MAINTENANCE WORKER

Department: Various                                                                                                         Pay Range:  10

Division:  None                                                                                                                   Location: N/A     

FLSA:  Hourly, Non-Exempt                                                                                               

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

Work Status: Temporary/Seasonal                

PCP Level: N/A                   

KPERS: Non-Covered Position                                                                                                                                        

Residency: None                      

Response Time: None                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Cell Allowance: No           

 

City Manager Signature:                 - ON FILE -                                                     Date Approved:     04/24/2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL OVERVIEW OF POSITION AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs a variety of unskilled or semi-skilled maintenance work and operates a variety of equipment in the maintenance of City property.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general guidance and direction of the assigned department/division supervisor.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

None.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

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

  • Mows and maintains City parks, open space areas, drainage ditches, walking trails, and the assigned department/division shop areas.
  • Trims and edges grass along buildings, walkways and flower beds.
  • Maintains a variety of records relating to job duties.
  • Insures the proper maintenance of equipment and tools by cleaning and checking after each use.
  • Performs routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refers defects or repairs to the appropriate person.
  • Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.

 

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of equipment, materials, methods and procedures used in the maintenance of mowers, weed eaters, trimmers,  and various lawn and garden tools.
  • Skill in operation of all listed tools and equipment.  
  • Ability to work safely.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments/divisions and the public.
  • Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to perform at a satisfactory level with limited supervision and/or assistance in job assignments.

 

COMMITMENT TO MISSION AND ORGANIZATIONAL VALUES

It is each employee’s commitment to uphold these core values while representing the City of Arkansas City in carrying out municipal duties as public servants.  These values should form the basis for interactions with the general public, with other agencies and with each other.

 

Mission

The City of Arkansas City strives to provide a high quality of life for its citizens by furnishing a variety of efficient services in a professional, courteous manner.

 

Statement of Organizational Values

We value Professional Ethics, which includes:

  • Honesty
  • Compassion
  • Fairness
  • Confidentiality
  • Reliability
  • Stewardship of resources
  • Respectfulness
  • Non-discriminatory behavior
  • Professionalism & personal courtesy

 

We value Commitment to Citizens through Customer Service, which includes:

  • Courteous interaction with the public
  • Pride & ownership
  • Programs that address citizen needs
  • A sense of urgency and responsiveness
  • A service-oriented approach to patrons
  • Listening as well as hearing

 

We value Commitment to Excellence, which includes:

  • An ability to see the big picture
  • A sense of pride
  • A commitment to employee knowledge
  • Employee professionalism
  • Accountability
  • Teamwork
  • Protection of health, safety & public welfare
  • A willingness to embrace change
  • A commitment to organizational goals
  • Clear communication

 

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. 

 

PRE- EMPLOYMENT TESTING

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

  • Criminal history background checks.
  • Motor vehicle report.
  • Drug screen.
  • Alcohol testing.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND CONDITIONS

The work environment characteristics 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

Lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, reaching, sitting, standing, walking and other physical functions as required by the job.

 

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: 201904

Open Date: 3/27/2019 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: