**This is a seasonal/short term assignment**
The purpose of this position is to provide grounds maintenance and to keep at a high level the appearances and services of Farmers Branch.
Essential Job Functions:
Provides grounds maintenance including: irrigation system installation, maintenance, and repair; vehicle maintenance; litter and trash control; pest control services; signage; maintenance of park benches, picnic tables, grills, and trash cans; trimming, planting, mulching, and landscaping; hauling heavy items and equipment; and overseeing assigned volunteers.
Provides general maintenance and support at special events including preparation activities and litter/trash control; hauling light and heavy items, installing temporary safety fences and trash cans.
Education and Experience:
Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines. Level of knowledge is equivalent to less than high school or equivalency. One year experience is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Work requires the occasional direction of co-workers.
Work requires regular interaction involving exchange and receipt of information.
This position normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results. There is some opportunity for discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. The assignment is usually reviewed upon completion.
Work requires the use of standard technical skills appropriate to the work environment of the organization.
Basic ability to recognize meaning of common two or three syllable words. Basic ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Basic ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or a series of numbers, names, and addresses.
May be subject to "stand by" duty outside of normal working hours.
Licenses and Certifications
Valid "Class C" Texas driver's license with good driving record and ability to maintain while employed.
Work involves exposure to disagreeable elements and noise. Involves continuous outdoor work with frequent exposure to poor weather conditions. Physical demands include frequent lifting of heavy objects weighing up to 100 lbs. Continuous physical exertion, requiring heavy muscular effort with resulting fatigue of arms, legs, back or sensory facilities.
Climbs, kneels, squats, stoops, bends or walks in confined spaces. Sits, stands, or walks for long periods of time. Works around and may be exposed to dust, chemicals and mechanical hazards.
City of Farmers Branch, TX - 16 months ago