Maintenance Worker (open until filled for NHSD, Parks and Public Works)

  • City of Kansas City, MO
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Mar 16, 2021
Building Maintenance Parks and Recreation Public Works

Job Description

Department/Division: Neighborhoods & Housing Services Department/Solid Waste Division/5300 Municipal; Parks & Recreation Department/North Region Park Maintenance Division/1301 NE Chouteau; Parks & Recreation Department/South Region Park Maintenance Division/6901 Elmwood; Parks & Recreation Department.Central Region Park Maintenance Division/1520 W. 9th St; and Public Works Department/Operations Division/2400 Northeast Russell Road
Salary Range: $14.82 - $23.16/hour
NHSD: Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (some weekends); Parks: Normal Work Days/Hours: work days vary, 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Public Works: Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Application Deadline Date: Open Until Filled


Responsibilities

NHSD: Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (some weekends). Collects refuse and loads into trucks on established route in trash, recycling, bulky, yard waste illegal dumping and/or nuisance. Operates packing and dumping controls. May operate mowers, tractors, weed eaters and other equipment used for mowing. May operate trucks associated with snow plow operations. Must be physically fit and capable of lifting a minimum of 40 lbs. and work in adverse conditions and locations.

Parks: Normal Work Days/Hours: work days vary, 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Performs general maintenance and some equipment operations. Performs grass mowing, groundwork for landscaping, playground repairs, shelter cleaning, walking trail installations and repairs, tree and limb removal, daily trash removal with packer truck, hauling, and snow operations. Performs litter control, landscape maintenance, graffiti removal, operating tractors, riding mowers, skid loaders, flatbed 2-ton trucks, packer trucks, and a variety of power and manual hand tools and performs general maintenance for parks.

Public Works: Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Operates chain and hand saws in cutting up tree branches and limbs. Flags traffic, operates weed eater, picks up trash/debris. Participates in the construction/maintenance of streets, bridges and culverts. Prepares street potholes/depressions for asphalt patching. Shovels hot or cold asphalt mix into potholes/depressions. Rakes asphalt. Rolls and tamps asphalt. Occasionally operates light to moderately heavy automotive and related equipment as necessary. Participates in snow removal activities. Performs related duties as required.


Qualifications

REQUIRES high school graduation; OR 6 months of general labor experience. May be required to possess a valid state-issued driver's license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. May be required to possess a valid MO Class A, B or C CDL prior to the end of the probationary period as determined by the department. Must possess a valid Class A CDL issued by the State of Missouri prior to the end of the employee's probationary period. If moving from a non-safety-sensitive position, must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City. For Parks-Central Region, preference given to those who possess a Class A CDL and have experience with operating some light and heavy equipment.


Other Information

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The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE.

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