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|Posted On:||Wednesday, 25th October 2023|
|Category:||Regular Full Time|
|Department:||Parks and Recreation|
|Shift:||7:00 am to 3:00 pm, overtime as required|
Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
|Pay Rate:||$22.4766 per hour|
Working under the general supervision of the Supervisor of Grounds Management, incumbent is responsible for the care and maintenance of buildings, grounds, restrooms, facilities, and other assigned park areas. Incumbent directs the work of maintenance employees to accomplish general and/or specific tasks. Incumbent is responsible for assuming duties of park personnel as required. To perform this job successfully, an incumbent must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative samples of the knowledge, skills, and / or ability required. 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.
Performs other duties as required.
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.
Directs the work of up to six employees when assigned. It could be more or less depending on peak periods or non-peak periods.
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
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Must be able to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Incumbent is responsible for simple, routine, repetitive tasks. Work is performed under moderate supervision where instructions are relatively complete. Incumbent may recommend or request deviations from general instructions when necessary. The jobs' duties and tasks are of a limited amount of involvement in the overall operation of the Parks and Recreation Department.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Indiana Driver’s License with a For-Hire endorsement.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS 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 is frequently required to stand, walk, lift 75 pounds and carry the weight a minimum of 50 feet, repetitive bending over, heavy lifting, pushing, and pulling usually performed in a non-sitting position with high manual dexterity.
WORK ENVIRONMENT 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 expected to carry out simple, repetitive routine assignments. Practical knowledge of the use of motorized maintenance equipment is required. Incumbent must understand the general work required in the maintenance and general appearance of assigned parks. The working conditions are adequate with minimum seasonal exposure to dust, grass clippings, pollen, extreme temperature or severe outdoor weather conditions with minimum hazardous work conditions. Incumbent works in an outdoor environment year-round when requested and is available to work weekends and overtime throughout the year.
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.