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Maintenance Technician - Recreation Services

Company: City of Prescott
Location: Prescott
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

ANNOUNCEMENT OF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYMaintenance TechnicianRecreation Services DepartmentHiring Range: $18.36 to $21.84Pay Grade: 106Pay Range: $18.36 to $27.54FLSA Status: Non-ExemptDeadline to Apply: 7/29/22Position Summary:Under general supervision of a Recreation Services Supervisor, this position performs a variety of manual and semi-skilled work in the maintenance and repair of grounds, facilities, buildings and/or landscape areas that are part of the Recreation Services. The Maintenance Technician is assigned to one or more areas within the division, such as Parks/Community Services, Lakes, Landscape, and/or Trails. Essential Duties:Performs or assist in mowing, aerifying, top dressing, turf seeding, fertilizing and the application of pre-emergent, post emergent, herbicide, and insecticide. Perform or assist in scheduled preventative maintenance and emergency repair of irrigation systems such as water line breaks and broken irrigation heads Operate wood chippers, mowers, trimmers in the care and maintenance of assigned areas Use and maintenance of hand and power tools. Help maintain public facilities and grounds; pick up trash, debris and tree limbs; trims bushes, trees, weed abatement. Perform minor and preventive maintenance and repairs on a variety of assigned equipment; maintains irrigation systems; sweeps sidewalks and parking lots; grooms sports fields; performs, snow removal duties; performs safety inspections on recreational facilities and equipment. Assist in the set-up, preparation and clean-up for special events Keep records, files, logs, ledgers, etc. of activities in order to provide accurate documentation of work performed or information that can easily be retrieved Mandatory overtime for nights, weekends, and special events may be required. May be placed "on-call at times". Serves as a representative of the City of Prescott Other duties as assigned. Qualifications:Education and/or Experience: High School diploma or equivalent preferred. Minimum three (3) years previous experience in general maintenance and/or construction required, and 1-year previous experience in Turf and Irrigation maintenance. Must have excellent customer service skills. Licensing, Certification, and Other Requirements: Must obtain Arizona Class A CDL within six (6) months of hire date. Must possess a valid Arizona State Applicators license (Turf and Ornamental & Right of Way Categories) or obtain within 12 months of hire. Night, evening, weekend and split shifts may be required. Employee Core BeliefsCity of Prescott employees should seek to uphold the City's core beliefs throughout their day-to-day business and with every customer they come in contact with, both internal and external. Our core beliefs are: Act with Integrity, Work as a Team, Have Personal Commitment and Loyalty, Solve Problems, Take Pride In Excellent Results, High Level of Productivity and Being Nice.Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:Knowledge of basic electricity and hydraulics. Knowledge of basic usage of computers. Knowledge of basic record keeping. Knowledge of irrigation system installation, repair, and maintenance. Knowledge of operation of a variety of heavy and light equipment and vehicles. Knowledge of hazard and safety precautions associated with golf course irrigation maintenance. Knowledge of OSHA safety standards and practices. Skill in utilizing public relations techniques in responding to inquiries and complaints Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with state/federal/local officials, elected officials, assigned staff, and City residents. Ability to work cooperatively with City employees and the public. Ability to communicate effectively in the English language with employees or the public by phone, in person, or group settings. Ability to produce written documents with clearly organized thoughts using proper sentence construction, punctuation, and grammar. Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements. Ability to learn job-related material through oral instruction, observation, reading, or classroom setting. Ability to work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.Physical Demands And Working Conditions:Sufficient to effectively perform required duties and to safely operate required equipment and city vehicles as neededSufficient to clearly, concisely and effectively communicate in person, over the radio and by telephone. Must possess ability to perform manual labor for extended periods of time, perform repetitive lifting, climbing ladders, stooping, bending, and twisting and capable of lifting 60 pounds frequently with a maximum of 100 poundsJob hazards present may include adverse weather conditions, confined space, high traffic areas, exposure to raw sewage, chemicals, rotating equipment, noise, high-medium-low voltage, and other potentially hazardous environments.Successful candidate will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include:Drug screeningMotor vehicle records checkCriminal background screeningCity of Prescott Contact Information201 N. Montezuma Street, Suite 303Prescott, AZ 86301Email: Website: Phone: 928-777-1410 / Fax: 928-832-1222Major Benefits For Full-Time Regular Employees: Paid time off; ten paid holidays and one floating holiday per year; employee and/or family health and life insurance; short term and long term disability; Arizona State Retirement and Social Security contributions; other optional benefits such as deferred compensation plans and additional life insurance. PROBATION: Each employee must satisfactorily serve an established probationary period. NOTE: When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the selection process. In accordance with A.R.S. 23 - 493, this position has been identified as "Safety Sensitive". The City of Prescott is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Keywords: City of Prescott, Prescott , Maintenance Technician - Recreation Services, Professions , Prescott, Arizona

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