NOTICE: THIS IS A PART-TIME WEEKEND POSITION (20 HRS/WEEK) WITH PRO-RATED BENEFITS. SEE BENEFITS TAB, ABOVE, FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. WORK SCHEDULE WILL BE SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS FROM 6:30 AM - 5:00 PM .
Performs routine, semi-skilled, and unskilled work in the care and maintenance of parks, greenways, and other Town maintained facilities. Performs related work as required.
Work is performed under regular supervision by an Expeditor. Requires regularly scheduled weekend work as well as the ability to work a flexible schedule on occasion.
Anticipated hiring range: $11.87 - $13.00 per hour
Public Works positions are "critical positions", meaning you are required to report to work during adverse weather or other emergency situations, assisting in any capacity or performing any assignment necessary to continue Town operations. (Examples include snow or debris removal).
Typically performs maintenance work independently following specified route and/or schedule;
Rotates to assigned facilities to inspect and perform routine maintenance, repair, and cleaning;
Reports problems observed in facilities; Reports facility repair needs to supervisor for work order creation;
Maintains reports on work performed; Completes work order data accurately and submits to supervisor for inspection;
Performs landscape maintenance tasks such as raking and blowing leaves, etc.;
Removes trash, litter, and debris from parks, greenways, and building grounds disposing of all materials in the appropriate manner;
Provides routine custodial services at designated recreational program buildings
Performs safety inspections and accomplishes minor repair tasks at all park playgrounds; specifically repairs to playground safety surfacing;
Inspects parks and greenways for vandalism; reports repair needs to supervisor;
Converses with facility patrons regarding questions, complaints and uses of facilities;
Provides setup and/or takedown assistance for town sponsored events or programs;
Will assist with facility cleanup during hazardous weather events;
Performs other job-related tasks as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
General knowledge of tools and equipment associated with building and grounds maintenance duties; general knowledge of rules and regulations governing parks use by the general public; ability to interact positively with the general public; ability to understand written and oral instructions; ability to work independently or within a team setting.
Must be able to walk and stand for long periods of time and lift/carry heavy objects (up to 50 lbs) on an occasional basis. Also requires exposure to various environmental conditions (rain, heat, cold, unpleasant surroundings, etc.)
Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:
Any combination of experience and education equivalent to graduation from high school with some knowledge of tools and equipment used in buildings and grounds maintenance duties
Driver's license with a good driving history
Some experience in grounds and/or building maintenance tasks
An upbeat, service-oriented demeanor to interact positively with the public
The ability to work independently, including a history of punctuality and reliability
Previous experience performing grounds and/or building maintenance on large commercial or municipal properties is a plus
Requires drug testing and background check (which may include criminal check, education verification and credit history review) prior to employment.
Town of Cary, NC - 20 months ago