Perform park and yard maintenance duties as well as certain construction and maintenance projects on County road rights-of-way
(THE SELECTED CANDIDATE(S) FOR THIS POSITION MUST TAKE AND PASS
A DOT PRE-PLACEMENT PHYSICAL EXAMINATION AND DRUG SCREEN)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintains equipment and material availability Maintains Poly Sub-Courthouse, Southwest Sub-Courthouse, Child Protective Services, and Alta Mesa Probation Center lawns Maintains Echo Lake Park and Babe Stephenson Park Maintains County road right-of-ways Maintains County easement Maintains County park perimeter cables/posts Maintains pavilion and playground equipment Repairs roofs, painting of pavilions and restrooms, and replacing of park benches Maintains ballparks Trims and plant trees along County right-of-ways Picks up discarded trash Maintains Precinct Compound grounds Operates small engine and heavy traction mowing equipment Operates loader/backhoe Fills potholes and rakes asphalt behind lay down machine Performs all other related duties as assigned
TO APPLY , must have a High School Diploma or GED or higher education + three (3) full-time years' worth of experience in park and yard maintenance and/or road construction and maintenance
TO APPLY , must have eight (8) full-time years' worth of work experience in park and yard maintenance and/or road construction and maintenance (Note: Full-time = 2,080 work hours per year).
NOTE: YOU MUST FILL OUT THE WORK HISTORY and EDUCATION SECTIONS OF APPLICATION TO SHOW YOU HAVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION AS REQUIRED BY HIRING DEPARTMENT OR BE DISQUALIFIED.
Must obtain Class “B” CDL license within six (6) months of hire.
Basic knowledge of equipment operation and maintenance.
If hired, must provide proof of educational attainment at new hire processing.
Tarrant County will conduct background checks on new hires that will include a criminal background check related to convictions and deferred adjudications in the past seven years and may include credit reports, motor vehicle records, employment records and educational attainment. A conviction or deferred adjudication is not an automatic bar to employment. Each case is considered individually.
Physical Demands and Work Environment & Other Requirements:
While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop, climb, lift, push and pull. May be exposed to hazardous chemicals and extreme heat and cold.