CITY OF LOVELAND, COLORADO Loveland, CO, USA
May 16, 2021Full Time
GENERAL PURPOSE: Assist Parks Division workers to help ensure safe, clean, well-maintained facilities, hardscapes and sports fields at assigned locations. Many positions require a flexible schedule involving work on weekends including split shifts. Typical schedules are Monday - Friday, Thursday - Monday or Friday – Tuesday. Must be at least 18 years of age. This is a part-year position working 40 hours per week with medical coverage option only. A typical season runs through the end of October. Expected hiring pay of $16.00 per hour depending on experience and qualifications. Position will close to applicants 5/24/21 at 12:00 P.M. M.S.T. Eligible for: Retirement – 457 employee funded plan Medical Leave – Up to 48 hours accrued. Accrue 1 hour of leave per 30 hours worked Per the ACA, employees working 30 plus hours per week are eligible to enroll in one of the two 2 medical plan options – HDHP & PPO ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Specific job functions will depend on crew location and position assignment. Most assignments will require regular weekend hours of a Thursday through Monday, or Friday through Tuesday work schedule. Some positions will work a traditional Monday through Friday schedule. General Operation: Positions will perform maintenance duties including opening, cleaning and stocking restrooms. Other duties also include preparing shelters for reservations and special events; emptying trash receptacles and debris management; daily inspections of sites for trash, vandalism and graffiti; and taking corrective actions. Field Maintenance: Positions will perform duties including dragging, watering, and lining softball and baseball fields; cleaning and stocking restroom facilities, cleaning spectator areas and other hardscapes daily. Other duties will include pesticide applications, weeding, edging, trimming fields and common areas as well as the minor maintenance of tools and equipment. Turf and Irrigation Maintenance: Positions will perform tasks including weekly trimming and mowing of sports fields and common areas. Other duties will include weekly field painting, irrigation system maintenance, and pesticide applications. Works as an effective part of the Division and City team by responding to change and special needs with flexibility in a positive manner and by taking initiative to resolve conflicts with others independently. Maintains dialogue and relationships with the public and City staff on a constructive level by employing effective interpersonal skills. OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS: Assists with Department projects as needed including special events. Performs other duties and may be moved to other locations as assigned. SUPERVISORY DUTIES: May serve as lead worker for other temporary employees. JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge, skills and abilities: Must be able to follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively in written form and orally with a variety of people directly and using cellular phone. Ability to walk throughout facility grounds of various topographical conditions to visually identify needed work and inspect work results. Must be 18 years of age. Core Competencies: Accountability & Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy & Kindness Education and/or experience: One year of experience in parks maintenance or closely related field with an emphasis on duties most closely related to the essential job functions. Licensure and/or certifications: Must possess a valid driver’s license. Material and equipment directly used: City vehicle, utility vehicle, hand tools related to facility and landscape maintenance, riding and push mowers, various power tools. Working conditions and physical requirements: Ability to do strenuous physical work and to work in all weather conditions including: Scheduling will include evenings, weekends and holidays. Operating various types of tools and equipment associated with facility, landscape and ball field maintenance. Lifting, carrying and stocking heavy items and materials. Removing snow by hand with shovel and snow blower. Digging, sweeping, raking various landscape materials. This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. A driving record and criminal history background check will be obtained pre-employment.