|PARKS SERVICE WORKER|
|Performs skilled maintenance work in the care of special Parks facilities. Employees in this class are responsible for the performance of a variety of tasks in the maintenance and repair of parks buildings, facilities and equipment which requires general knowledge of maintenance functions, skill in the use of hand and power tools, and the ability to operate medium and heavy equipment such as water trucks, tractors, dump trucks, tree spades, and/or front end loaders. Work is performed outdoors and employee is exposed to weather conditions, insects, and various chemicals. Work is performed with limited supervision and is reviewed while in progress and upon completion.|
|Operates trucks, tractors, riding mowers and other specialized equipment to mow and spray water, fertilizer, insecticide and/or herbicides in designated areas.
Maintains and repairs lift stations and main water well; checks, lubricates, and performs minor repairs to pumps and motors; tests water and reads meters.
Performs general maintenance and routine repair of buildings, facilities and equipment to include carpentry, plumbing, painting, electrical, and mechanical work.
Maintains ground sprinkler systems; installs pipes, repairs/replaces sprinkler heads.
Operates a variety of power and hand tools to perform grounds maintenance; examines plants, shrubs and trees for control of disease and plant infestation, prunes as required to enhance development; transplants plant material as required.
Provides daily care for animals by feeding and cleaning barn and pens.
Performs other duties as assigned.
|Knowledge of maintenance and safe operation of medium and heavy equipment.
Knowledge of standards, tools, methods, materials and work practices of various trades such as electrical, painting, plumbing, carpentry and mechanics.
Knowledge of principles and practices of disc golf course maintenance.
Knowledge of standard operation and maintenance of lift stations.
Knowledge of principles and practices of grounds maintenance to include
knowledge of plant diseases and infestations.
Knowledge of methods, materials and equipment used in maintenance and cleaning of buildings and property.
Knowledge of principles, practices, and methods of animal care and feeding.
Knowledge of occupational safety and health hazards.
Skill in the proper use and care of hand and power tools.
Ability to operate pick up truck, tractors, riding mowers and small power equipment.
Ability to walk for extended periods of time over uneven terrain.
Ability to lift and carry heavy material, and perform manual labor for extended periods of time.
Ability to perform a variety of skilled and semi skilled assignments associated with building and facility maintenance and repair.
Ability to diagnose malfunctions and perform required repairs.
Ability to recognize disease/illness in plants/animals.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
|High school graduate and two (2) years experience in grounds and general building maintenance; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:
Florida Driver's License required.