General Responsibilities Summary
Assists with parks maintenance by performing the following manual labor and semi-skilled duties.

Essential Functions
Include the following. The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary. Other duties may be assigned. Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this position.

Maintains park facilities: assists with repair of parks buildings and facilities; assists with plumbing repair and/or replacement of fixtures such as water heaters, lavatories, sinks, showers, and faucets; changes light bulbs; assists with maintenance of swimming pools, and weight rooms; assists with painting park buildings, playground equipment, picnic facilities, and pools; cleans restrooms in park system.

Maintains park grounds: assists with and provides manual and semi-skilled labor for grounds maintenance, landscaping, and mowing operations: mows grass, trims and prunes bushes and trees, uses weedeater and other similar equipment; maintains and prepares athletic fields; general grounds maintenance; picks up litter on park grounds; assists on park garbage truck as needed.

Assists with construction: assists in the construction of sidewalks, walls and other stone, brick, block or concrete structures; performs rough carpentry tasks.

Maintains storm and sewer systems: assists with digging, installing, cleaning, and maintaining storm and sewer systems in the park system.

Minimum Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Less than a high school education, a good work record, and 6-12 months experience performing heavy manual labor outdoors on a daily basis.

A Class D driver’s license and good driving record are required and must be maintained throughout employment.

Application Requirements
The complexity, guidelines, supervisory controls, and supervision responsibilities described below are representative of this position.

The work is closely controlled, either by a supervisor or the structured nature of the work. For both one-of a kind and repetitive tasks the supervisor makes specific assignments that are accompanied by clear, detailed, and specific instructions. The worker consults with the supervisor as needed on all matters not specifically covered in the original instructions or guidelines. The supervisor reviews most work.

Provides some task supervision to Intermittent Laborers. All supervisors are responsible for the safety and welfare of subordinates and must be familiar with EEO fair employment laws and practices (Title VII as amended, including sexual or racial harassment or discrimination, ADEA, ADA, FMLA) and for ensuring that fair and non-discriminatory employment practices are followed within his/her area of responsibility.

The work consists of tasks that are clear-cut and directly related; there is little or no choice to be made in deciding what needs to be done; actions to be taken or responses to be made are readily discernible; the work is quickly mastered.

Specific, detailed guidelines covering all important aspects of the assignment are provided; authorization is needed for deviations.

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