Spanish Fork City
  • 09-Jan-2023 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Spanish Fork, UT, USA
  • Seasonal

EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2023

ALL ABILITIES PARK CARETAKER

Department: Parks & Recreation

Job Classification: Seasonal

Pay Grade PT3

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GENERAL PURPOSE

Working under the supervision of the Spanish Fork City Parks and Recreation Lead Worker the All Abilities Caretaker performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance duties in a park setting or similar facilities; and performs related work as required.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Performs daily maintenance of city parks and grounds which includes;
    • Turf grass care, flower and shrub planter care, tree care
    • Grounds maintenance and cleaning/trash pick up, facilities and restroom cleaning.
    • Keep the parks aesthetically pleasing for the public to use.
    • Enforce all park rules. Supervise park patrons and make sure all rules are followed.
    • In charge of locking up restrooms and park.
    • Makes minor alterations to irrigation systems; repairs sprinkler heads;
    • Operates hand and power equipment including shovel, rake, push mower, golf cart, weedeater, maintains tools and equipment used in park maintenance.
    • Performs simple and minor repairs to equipment and park structures.
    • Responds to assignments from the lead worker and supervisor.
    • Occasionally perform essential functions on holidays and weekends as assigned.
  • Must have a professional positive attitude with good communication skills.
  • Be productive while working alone and with others.
  • Employees are expected to deal effectively and courteously with the public.
  • Employees must show up to work shifts on time.
  • Must be able to work weekends and afternoons/evenings. Shifts are from 7am-2pm and 2pm to Sunset. Willing to work with school schedules during the school year. Park is open from March 1 to November 30.
  • Must abide by all city policies and procedures
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Applicants will be required to submit to a criminal background check and drug test.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience

  • Must be 16 years of age or older and prior experience in the maintenance of parks or similar experience including some exposure to horticulture, landscape maintenance or a related field; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge, abilities and skills listed below:
    • Knowledge of the maintenance and repair procedures and techniques used in park or grounds maintenance.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, co-workers, and the general public.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
    • Ability to safely operate various landscape maintenance and repair equipment and tools.
    • Must have transportation to and from work and speak English.
    • Must have excellent design, organizational and planning skills, and strong people skills.
    • Must be a self-motivated, open minded problem solver that adapts readily to change. This is a hands-on position.
  • Must have a valid drivers license.

MENTAL AND PHYSICAL APPLICATIONS:

  • Surroundings involve;
    • Contact with outdoors, dust, dirt, heat, cold, arid/dry, humidity, wetness noise, fumes and vibrations.
    • Requires working with and around other employees.
    • Occasionally requires working alone.
  • Health and Safety conditions include;
    • Constantly dealing with soil, water and plant materials.
    • Occasionally dealing with toxic materials and chemicals.
  • Physical activities include;
    • Constant standing, kneeling, crouching, handling, balancing, turning, pushing, pulling, reaching and carrying.
    • Requires occasional jumping, crawling, sitting, climbing, throwing and feeling.
    • Requires talking, hearing, and seeing.
    • Requires ability to lift up to 45 pounds without assistance
    • Physical dimensions include strength necessary in hands, arms, legs, and back.
    • Requires constant eye/hand coordination with occasional foot/eye/hand coordination.
    • Occasionally requires vision strain, rapid speed work, and extreme muscular exertion, along with finger, hand/arm, and foot/leg dexterity.
  • Mental applications include;
    • Constant memory for details and attention to many items.
    • Occasionally requires the estimation of the size, quality, and quantity of objects, along with the speed of moving objects.
    • Occasional discriminating thinking, rot/repetitive thinking, guided problem solving, creative problem solving, and memory for ideas, verbal and written directions.
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