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Maintenance Worker I

at City of Greenacres

Pay: $14.45 to $21.89/hour
Salary : $14.45 - $21.89 Hourly
Posted: 9/26/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2504825
Keywords: landscape

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Maintenance Worker I
Opening Date/Time: Tue. 08/06/19 12:00 AM Eastern Time
Salary:$14.45 - $21.89 Hourly
Job Type:Full-time
Location:5800 Melaleuca Lane, Greenacres, Florida
Department:Public Works
 

*The City of Greenacres' Compensation Plan allows for hiring at a maximum rate of up to 20% above the minimum range for the position based on experience, education, training, and specialized or unique knowledge, skills and abilities over and above the minimum requirements.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Greenacres.  At a minimum, you must be able to meet the following requirements:

  • Must have graduated from an accredited high school, or have obtained a State of Florida G.E.D. certificate or equivalent.
  • Must possess a valid State of Florida driver's license.
  • Must submit to a post-offer physical examination. The offer of employment will be conditioned on the results of testing and/or examinations.


Individuals with disabilities who will need reasonable accommodation in order to complete a test must inform the City of Greenacres a minimum of 48 hours prior to the administration of the test.  Documentation supporting the need for accommodation must be submitted a minimum of 48 hours prior to the administration of the test.  (29CFR1630.14(a)App.).

REQUIRED INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS

  • A minimum of three (3) professional/personal references must be provided within the application. 

Please upload the following documents to the application:  

  • H.S. Diploma/G.E.D. Certificate
  • College Diploma (if applicable)
  • Veterans Preference documentation (if applicable)

Applications received without required attachments will be considered incomplete.


 Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Position Summary: Semi-skilled and manual labor involving minor construction, repair, and maintenance of public facilities including roadways, drainage systems, parks, athletic fields and public grounds.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
(The duties listed are intended to serve as an example of the typical functions performed.  They are not exclusive or all-inclusive and will vary with assignments.)

  • Performs ornamental landscape and sports turf maintenance at City parks, public facilities, roadways, medians and right of ways including but not limited to, tree planting/trimming/pruning, litter/debris removal, household chemical application and irrigation system repairs.
  • Performs roadway and storm sewer system maintenance and repairs including patching of potholes, repair/replacement of traffic signs, repair/replacement of sidewalks, minor asphalt overlays and cleaning of drainage structures.
  • Performs landscape maintenance functions including cutting and edging of grass, removal of weeds, trimming of hedges and shrubs and clearing of brush with the use of hand/power equipment and tools.
  • Prepares various athletic fields and playgrounds for safe play through daily maintenance and other related tasks.
  • Inspects, repairs and cleans walkways, tables, signs, grills, exercise equipment, and playgrounds.
  • Ensures timely reporting of preventive maintenance and repair of tools, equipment and vehicles.
  • Adheres to safety rules, regulations and policies of the City and the Department.
  • Provides input on improvements to work procedures and safety practices to improve the functions of areas of responsibility.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
 Knowledge of:
  • Occupational hazards, environmental regulations and compliance thereof, and safety precautions of the trade.
  • Principles, practices and techniques of general construction, landscape maintenance, or related field.
  • Proper use and operation of hand and power tools.
  • Basic computer software proficiency/understanding of, but not limited to, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat and other Department software programs.
Ability to:
  • Understand and adhere to Policies and Procedures.
  • Follow safety rules and regulations of the City and the Department and utilize personal protection equipment as required.
  • Performs heavy manual labor, repair and upkeep of landscape maintenance.
  • Identify or discover existing and potential problems/opportunities and use reason, vision and creativity to reach conclusions and decisions that best resolve issues.
  • Plan, organize, track and follow-up on details and meet deadlines for multiple projects with varying completion dates. 
  • Identify issues, generate and evaluate alternate solutions and make sound recommendations.
  • Maintain high standards for professional and ethical conduct.
  • Maintain a courteous and professional demeanor; respectfully listen to others to gain a full understanding of issues before making decisions.
  • Utilize common hand and power tools and landscaping equipment.
  • Operate various types of mechanical equipment including, but not limited to mowers, small tractors, aerial lifts and backhoe/front loaders.
  • Understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
  • Weekends and Holiday's may be required.
  • Understand and interpret various City codes and regulations.
  • Handle complaints in a courteous and effective manner.
  • Work to make sound decisions based on well-established procedures.
  • Respond to supervision, guidance and direction of superiors in a positive, receptive manner in accordance with stated policies.
  • Maintain high standards for professional and ethical conduct.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, public agencies, vendors and the general public.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Follow safety rules and regulations of the Department and the City.
  • Support the City's Mission, Values, and Goals.

 Education & Experience:
  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in construction, landscaping, field maintenance and equipment operation, or closely related field.
  • Possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Driver's License.