Parks Maintenance Worker

Parks Maintenance Worker

01 Apr 2024
New Mexico, Las cruces, 88001 Las cruces USA

Parks Maintenance Worker

Parks Maintenance WorkerPrint (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lascruces/jobs/newprint/4453078) ApplyParks Maintenance WorkerSalary$15.57 HourlyLocation Las Cruces, NMJob TypeFull-time RegularJob NumberK014 04-24 LLDepartmentParks and RecreationOpening Date04/01/2024Closing Date5/6/2024 11:59 PM Mountain

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Nature of WorkPerforms the maintenance and renovation of the City's parks.Environmental FactorsWork is primarily performed outdoors in all weather conditions; exposure to mechanical and electrical hazards, explosives, chemicals, fumes, odors, gases, dust and poor ventilation. Safety equipment and clothing includes gloves, vests, back brace, steel toe boots, glasses and ear plugs.Physical FactorsModerately heavy work involving frequent balancing, bending, stooping, climbing, crouching, kneeling and squatting; pushing, pulling and lifting items weighing up to sixty (60) pounds; lifting and/or carrying with assistance bleachers and stages weighing up to four-hundred (400) pounds.Work Situation FactorsRequires shift work, flex time, occasional overtime and competing demands. Regular attendance is an essential function of this job to ensure continuity of services. Position is subject to drug testing in accordance with applicable State and Federal regulations and City of Las Cruces policies.Meeting or exceeding the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the process.FIRST CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO CURRENT CITY OF LAS CRUCES EMPLOYEES WHO MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS.Full-time, regular, non-exempt, union-represented positionThis position is graded at a BC04.Duties and Responsibilities Conducts inspections of park structures and equipment; makes repairs of damaged structures and equipment. Performs landscaping, including plant, tree and shrub plantings and pruning; weeds area, uses spry, tool and equipment. Mows grass; cuts weeds; fertilizes and applies pesticides to grass, trees and shrubs; lays sod. Removes or paints over graffiti; cleans and maintains restrooms; empties trash and picks up litter. Performs minor maintenance of equipment and vehicles. Delivers bleachers, garbage cans, stages, chairs, tents, picnic tables and related items to event sites; performs clean up prior to and following the events. Assists in the maintenance and repair of athletic fields (baseball, softball, soccer, etc.); repairs bleachers, backstops, and fencing; Provides assistance to irrigation and construction workers as necessary. May assists with playground equipment maintenance and repair; may assist with installing and repairing irrigation systems.Minimum QualificationsNo specific educational requirement. Six months of experience in grounds maintenance, horticulture maintenance or a related area. A combination of education, experience, and training may be applied in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy.Licenses/Certification(s)Valid driver’s license required. Position requires an acceptable driving record in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy.Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesKnowledge of:Principles, practices, methods and techniques of parks building and grounds maintenance.Ability to:Use hand and power tools and motorized vehicles and equipment; perform basic reading, writing and mathematics.Skills in:Tool and equipment use.To view a summary of benefits offered by the City of Las Cruces,Click here (http://www.las-cruces.org/207/Employee-Benefits) 01 Are you a current City of Las Cruces employee? (If you fail to include this information under the work experience section of your application, you may be disqualified from the process).

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Do you have, at a minimum, at least six (6) months of experience in grounds maintenance, horticulture maintenance or a related area? (If you fail to include this under the work experience section of your application, you may be disqualified from the process.)

Yes

No

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Do you have a valid driver's License?

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No

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If you answered "yes" to the previous question above, please indicate the type of license, license number, expiration date, any restrictions or endorsements, and the state that issued the license. If none, type N/A.

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Do you have experience in tree inspection, soil content, fighting disease, environmental impact, and knowledge of tree care each species requires to maintain a long healthy life? (Please remember to include this information within your application.)

Yes

No

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AgencyCity of Las CrucesAddressP.O. Box 20000Las Cruces, New Mexico, 88004Phone575-528-3100575-528-3100Websitehttp://www.lascruces.govApplyPlease verify your email addressVerify Email

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