Senior Parks Maintenance Worker

  • City of Galveston, TX
  • Galveston, Texas
  • Nov 28, 2021
Full Time Building Maintenance Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $31,200 - $39,101 USD

Job Description


Job Description
Under general supervision, performs various maintenance and repair activities of the City’s parks and recreation center facilities. This designation is distinguished from the Parks Maintenance Worker designation by greater work independence and a broader range of work activities performed.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Performs grounds maintenance around parks, recreational fields and buildings; mows grass; removes weeds; grooms fields.
  • Operates light motorized vehicles and equipment.
  • Conducts inspections of parks and recreation facilities to determine the need for maintenance or repairs.
  • Performs electrical work for parks and recreational centers.
  • Replaces or repairs damaged locks or doors.
  • Performs minor plumbing repair projects.
  • Performs concrete repairs; sets up forms for concrete slabs and sidewalks; repairs and patches brick walls.
  • Installs and/or repairs wire and/or wood fences.
  • Performs minor maintenance on maintenance equipment.
  • Cleans gutters.
  • Supports the relationship between the City of Galveston and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
  • Employees may at any time be required to work in order to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services, in the event of an emergency.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Knowledge:
  • City organization, operations, policies, and procedures.
  • Parks building maintenance and repair operations.
  • Basic plumbing system maintenance and repair methods and procedures.
  • Basic electrical system maintenance and repair methods and procedures.
  • Basic concrete repair methods and practices.
  • Fence installation and repair methods and practices.
  • Business and personal computers, and spreadsheet software applications.

Skill in:
  • Handling situations requiring diplomacy, fairness, firmness and sound judgment.
  • Providing efficient customer service.
  • Understanding and applying City policies and procedures.
  • Operating various light motorized equipment and vehicles.
  • Using various hand and power tools.
  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with all levels within the City.
  • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High School diploma or equivalent; AND two years’ experience in parks facilities maintenance and repair operations; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION:
  • Possession of a valid Texas Driver’s License.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
Work is performed both in an indoor and outdoor work environment. May be exposed to dangerous machinery, extreme weather conditions, potential physical harm and hazardous chemicals. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds. May be required to climb ladders.


Closing Date/Time: January 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST

Job Address

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