City of Moab, UT
  • Moab, UT, USA
  • 18.21
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision


GENERAL PURPOSE

 

Performs unskilled and semi-skilled labor and maintenance duties in the upkeep and improvement of park facilities for the City.

 

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

 

Supervision Received: The Parks Service Worker I works under the general and close supervision of the Parks Superintendent and Public Works Director.

 

            Supervision Exercised: N/A

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

Irrigates the lawns and keeps the irrigation facilities in operating condition; including the adjustment of valves and sprinklers.

 

Performs a variety of mowing functions including mowing of the park lawns, trimming along the edges and around trees, providing minor repairs to lawn mowers and trimming equipment.

 

Operates Lawn mowers, weed trimmers, leaf blowers and other landscape maintenance related equipment.

 

Performs a variety of routine grounds maintenance work; rakes, plants, transplants, sprays, trims shrubs and low trees; re-lays sod.

 

Removes various debris from the park grounds making the parks safe and clean.  Sweeps around picnic tables; cleans restrooms; paints the various facilities as instructed.

 

Weeds around trees and other places; burns trash if necessary; sprays for noxious weeds and insects if needed.  Performs related duties as required.

 

Maintains a clean and safe working environment; portrays a positive public image and works with the public and other employees in a courteous and professional manner.

 

            Performs other duties as required or assigned.

 

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  1. Education and Experience

 

  1. High school graduate or equivalent

 

  1. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

  1. Some knowledge of plants and plant care; working knowledge of use of lawn mowers.

 

  1. Ability to use small hand tools; ability to make minor repairs; ability to establish working relationships with other employees and the public.

 

  1. Special Qualifications (Licenses, Certifications, etc.)

 

            Upon employment, must possess a valid Utah driver's license.

 

  1. Basic knowledge of sprinkler and drip system functions and related components.

 

  1. Work Environment and Physical Demands

 

The Parks Service Worker I works in variable weather conditions.  The Parks Service Worker I performs heavy and light labor.  Tasks regularly include muscular strain, including walking, standing, stooping, reaching and lifting.  Talking, hearing and seeing are necessary for performing most essential functions.  Common eye, hand and finger dexterity is required for most essential functions.

 

 

SELECTION GUIDELINES

 

Formal application; interview with hiring authority.  Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test and background c

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