Maintenance Worker I (Part Time) - Parks, Recreation & Culture

County of Volusia Deland, FL
Major Functions

The County of Volusia is seeking a Maintenance Worker I for the Parks, Recreation & Culture Division. This is a Part-Time (17 - 20 hours per week, days may vary) located at various County locations and will be responsible for unskilled manual labor to include cleaning brush from roadside, sweeping walkways, removing trash and paper from grounds, as well as, cutting, trimming, watering, and fertilizing lawn and bushes. The preferred candidate, having met the minimum requirements, will have at least one (1) year of experience in maintaining a park, operating professional lawn maintenance equipment and facility maintenance experience.

Note: position may include working weekends.

Illustrative Duties

(NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.)

* Clears brush from roadside. Sweeps walkways. Removes trash and paper from grounds. Cuts, trims, waters, and fertilizes lawn and bushes.

* Loads and unloads heavy material from trucks and vans

* Moves and aids in moving furniture or equipment and large and bulky objects.

* Performs scheduled housekeeping duties throughout the facility and area grounds.

* Performs minor repairs under close supervision such as changing lights and unstopping toilets.

* Washes and cleans vehicles and equipment as required.

* Keeps restrooms and locker rooms supplied with necessary papers, soaps, and towels.

* Picks up and delivers parts and supplies as directed.

* Cleans and sanitizes restrooms.

* Cleans and prepares pavilions, ball fields and buildings for rentals.

* Operates commercial power equipment. Mows, trims & edges turf and maintains landscapes and park fixtures and equipment.

* Facilitates set up and tear down of special events and may be required to work events.

* May be assigned to other county locations based upon operational needs.

* Attends work on a regular and consistent basis.

* Must adhere to Federal, State, County and Local ordinances.

* Responds to emergency situations.

* Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

High School diploma or GED or equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities (For example, building or ground maintenance experience). Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license at the time of hire. The preferred candidate, having met the minimum requirements, will have at least one (1) year of experience in maintaining a park, operating professional lawn maintenance equipment and facility maintenance experience.

Note: position may include working weekends.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

* Able to perform routine unskilled manual work.

* Able to read and write English.

* Able to follow oral instructions.

* Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

* Able to work under stressful conditions.

* Able to interact effectively with others.

* Must be able to relocate to other county locations based on operational needs.

ADA REQUIREMENTS:

ADA requirements may vary depending on division of assignment.

Physical Demands: Medium to heavy work. Ability to see, talk. Ability to lift (weight requirement determined by division of assignment), grasp, push, pull, handle, reach overhead, climb, balance. Ability to traverse uneven, wet or broken terrain. Peripheral vision

Environmental Demands: Generally outside work. Ability to tolerate inclement weather including heat, humidity, cold. May require exposure to chemicals, dust, insects, fumes, noise, or confined areas.

Mental Demands: Ability to read and comprehend safety instructions, procedures, memos, and written directions. Ability to write simple sentences relaying information. Ability to perform basic math such as addition and subtraction.

Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.