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Maintenance Worker I (Park Maintenance)

Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record with ability to obtain an Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License Class A within six (6) months’ probationary period. Must obtain State of Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Service Technician License within six (6) months’ probationary period. Performs grounds maintenance duties. Knowledge of hand and power tools and maintenance and construction work. To view entire job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents, please print all documents below and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069


Posting Information
Department: 
Parks & Recreation - Park Maintenance
Location: 
215 East Constitution
Shift: 
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (Weekends, holidays and after hours maybe required)
Salary: 
$13.90 per hour
Date Posted: 
Mon, 07/03/2017 - 8:00am
Job Description
Duties: 
Performs grounds maintenance duties. Mows and waters grass. Trims shrubs and hedges. Operates weed eater whips, edgers, and blowers. Places pine straw around flower beds and shrubs. Cleans restrooms, picks up trash and other debris. Rakes leaves and removes snow from walkways. Operates chainsaws, trimmers, pole nippers, and bucket truck. Removes limbs and stumps and places in chipper or stump cutter. Maintains athletic fields. Fills and packs holes. Fixes bases. Waters, mows, and marks fields. Drive trucks and pull trailers, haul equipment. Interfaces with citizens in person regarding minor complaints or questions. Inspects equipment for safety hazards before use. Works in a manner safe to the individual and public. Follows safety rules. Uses safety equipment as required. Keeps work area clean and safe. May be required to perform Lead Worker functions. Performs related duties as required.
Other Responsibilties: 
Interfaces with citizens in person regarding minor complaints or questions. Inspects equipment for safety hazards before use. Works in a manner safe to the individual and public. Follows safety rules. Uses safety equipment as required. Keeps work area clean and safe. May be required to perform Lead Worker functions. Performs related duties as required.
Working Conditions: 
Frequent exposure of up to 80% of work time to dirt, dust, extreme temperatures, noise, and noxious fumes and odors. Exposure to hazards associated with equipment, machinery, upgraded terrain at construction sites, and moving vehicles on roadways. On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergencies.
Job Requirements
Education and Experience: 
Ability to understand, follow and/or provide verbal and written instructions or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Knowledge: 
Hand and power tools. Maintenance and construction work.
Skills: 
Interpersonal skills necessary to be courteous of fellow employees and citizens while performing duties.
License and/or Certification: 
Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record with ability to obtain an Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License Class A within six (6) months’ probationary period. Must obtain State of Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Service Technician License within six (6) months’ probationary period.
Mental & Physical: 
Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail. Ability to lift and carry moderately heavy (25-50 lb.) and heavy (50-75 lb.) supplies, materials, and debris frequently. Work requires continued walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing. Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.
Additional Information: 

Applicant must have a home telephone or number where he/she may be reached. Selected applicant must pass a background investigation, physical examination and drug screen.