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|Posted On:||Friday, 19th May 2023|
|Category:||Regular Full Time|
|Department:||Parks and Recreation|
|Shift:||7:00 am to 3:00 pm, may vary|
Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
|Pay Rate:||$25.9845 per hour|
Working under the general direction of the Supervisor Grounds Management, incumbent is responsible for the care and maintenance of assigned park areas, athletic fields, ball diamonds, restrooms, park grounds and facilities. Incumbent shares responsibilities with other Working Leaders in directing work of Grounds / Facilities employees in all parks and related buildings, grounds and other facilities. The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with the City safety rules and operating regulations, policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local regulations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the ability to interact with the public, City incumbents, and outside agencies with patience, tact, respect, and professionalism and the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
The incumbent is responsible to manage their performance in accordance with this job description and the performance expectations provided to them by management. If at any time the incumbent is unsure of their role or specific responsibilities, it is the incumbent’s responsibility to refer to their job description and ask for clarification from their supervisor. Management will work with the incumbent, as needed, to ensure performance expectations are clearly communicated and performance goals are achieved.
Incumbent assists in the supervision of full time and seasonal employees in all Facility and Grounds Management positions. Directs work of assigned crews during Supervisor’s absence;
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and/or ABILITIES
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Must be able to clearly write routine reports and various correspondences;
Ability to add subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentages;
DIFFICULTY OF WORK
The work consists of moderately complex, relatively standardized assignments. Incumbent must understand work processes in operating a variety of equipment and machinery as well as an understanding of higher mathematics with fertilizer and weed control applications and landscaping. Work is performed under moderate supervision; incumbent applies knowledge of technical manuals to procedures. Incumbent has limited authority to deviate from general work instructions.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee lifts 75 pounds and carries the weight a minimum of 50 feet. Maintains medical certification and approval to use a personal respirator without restrictions. The physical effort involves heavy lifting, pushing, and pulling usually performed in a non-sitting position with high manual dexterity.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Incumbent is responsible for a variety of different operations to be able to complete assignments with accuracy required to protect tools, materials, and prevent injuries of others. Work is performed with considerable independence from supervisor and has authority to deviate from general instructions and makes decisions and judgments affecting quality and adequacy of work. The jobs' duties and tasks are of a limited amount of involvement in the overall operation of the Parks and Recreation Department. Working conditions are adequate with minimum environmental conditions and minimum hazardous working conditions to assure health, safety and comfort to others.
All applications for currently posted positions will be submitted on line at www.cityoffortwayne.org. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.
(Those individuals who accept employment with the City and live outside one of the six contiguous Indiana counties that border Allen County (DeKalb, Whitley, Noble, Huntington, Wells, and Adams) will have six (6) months from their start date to become residents of either Allen County or one of the six counties listed above. Policy and Procedure Number 204 Page: 1 of 1).
Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran's status, national origin, or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.