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Senior Grounds Maintenance Worker (Park Maintenance) Full-time

at City of Lubbock, TX in Texas (Published at 21-09-2019)

Keep grounds of City parks and other recreational areas cleaned and maintained. Repair buildings, facilities, and equipment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


  • Construct forms, pour, and finish concrete in the construction of various structures including sidewalks, walls, and curbs.
  • Drive and service trucks, dump trucks, tractors, and mowers.
  • Install and maintain sprinkler systems, perform routine plumbing and carpentry work, and operate hole digger.
  • Mow and edge grass; plant, fertilize, and water trees, flowers, and grass; and clean park grounds by picking up trash.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on vehicles and equipment.
  • Perform related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:


Completion of a high school diploma or the equivalent with an additional one year of experience in groundskeeping or maintenance work; or any combination of relevant education and experience that provides the following:
Valid CDL Driver's License Physical Exam Required

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:


Knowledge of:
  • The tools, equipment, materials, and methods used in park maintenance;
  • The methods involved in routine plumbing, carpentry, and concrete construction work;
  • The methods involved in construction of turf areas.
Ability to:
  • Read, write, and comprehend daily instructions;
  • Perform basic plumbing, carpentry, painting, and gardening tasks;
  • Operate heavy equipment skillfully and safely;
  • Perform maintenance and service work on trucks and heavy equipment;
  • Make field repairs;
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Physical Requirements:
  • Continuously stand and walk during the shift;
  • Occasionally climb ladders, stairs, poles, scaffolding, and other inclined surfaces;
  • Frequently bend and kneel;
  • Continuously lift and carry up to 25 pounds;
  • Frequently lift and carry up to 50 pounds;
  • Occasionally lift and carry up to 100 pounds;
  • Occasionally push and pull objects;
  • Occasionally flex upper trunk forward at the waist and partially at the knees;
  • Occasionally rotate upper trunk to the right or left while sitting or standing;
  • Frequently reach above, at, or below shoulder height;
  • Coordinate eye, hand and foot movement in order to operate a vehicle.


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