Job Summary: Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of a park unit to ensure quality facilities and amenities and a safe environment; preserve and enhance department assets; ensure quality service and product delivery.
Three (3) total openings are available, one (1) at each of the following units: North, Central and South Park Units.
Work Schedule: Employee must have availability to work days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
Equipment Maintenance - Inspect and maintain all equipment and tools related to the performance of job duties.
Turf and Grounds Maintenance - Maintain park green space to include, but not limited to: mowing, trimming, fertilization, aerification, seeding, weeding, planting, mulching, and irrigation.
Athletic Field and Sport Court Maintenance - Maintain baseball, softball, t-ball, soccer, rugby, football, hurling, and cricket fields. Maintain tennis, basketball, futsal, and bike polo courts. Maintenance of fields and courts include, but not limited to: crack filling, weeding, lining, goal set up, dragging and spiking infields, and net replacement.
Building and Amenity Maintenance - Maintain buildings and facilities such as pavilions, shelters, service yards, clubhouses, and pool buildings. Maintenance to include, but not limited to: general cleaning, rental set up, waxing and stripping floors, graffiti removal, inspection, building and repairing picnic tables.
Parkway, Path, and Parking Lot Maintenance - Maintain park roadways, drives, parking lots, and pathways. Maintenance to include, but not limited to: cold patching, line striping, cleaning catch basins, snow removal, and salting.
Special Assignments and Projects - Participate on special project teams and community outreach efforts.
Use of Equipment, Tools and Machinery – Operate vehicles, heavy machinery, hand tools, power tools and general office equipment.
Other duties as assigned.
Education, License/Certification and Experience Required
High School diploma or GED required
Associate’s degree in Parks & Recreation, Horticulture, Agronomy or Turf Management preferred
Valid WI Driver’s License required and must be maintained throughout incumbency
One (1) year of work experience in park maintenance required
Valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required
Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) preferred
Category 3.0 Pesticide Applicator certification required or must be obtained within 6 months of hire
First Aid certification required or must be obtained within 6 months of hire
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to push, pull, lift and carry 50 lbs.; ability to operate vehicles, hand tools, power tools, and machinery to complete job tasks; knowledge of parks and recreation; knowledge of general maintenance; knowledge of sport court and field maintenance; ability to troubleshoot and make decisions.
PG 13Z3 Org. Unit: 9000 R.Vasquez