Maintenance/Parks (Summer LTE/Seasonal)

Application Deadline: 2022-05-14
Job Type: County
Job Description:




EMPLOYMENT PERIOD:  JUNE – SEPTEMBER  Actual start and end dates are somewhat flexible. 



Under the general direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, it is the responsibility of the Maintenance/Parks & Recreation Worker (Summer-LTE) to perform unskilled and/or semi-skilled maintenance tasks at all Green Lake County properties.


The percent of time spent on various jobs in the Maintenance/Parks & Recreation Worker (Summer-LTE) classification can vary from task to task, day to day, and within the season based on many variables that need to be taken into consideration. 

Given these elements of change, the duties and percentage of time to be spent completing these duties are approximately as follows:

Perform and assist in minor repairs to buildings and facilities to include plumbing, electrical and structural: 10% of the time
Landscaping: 10% of the time
Load and unload supplies and materials: 10% of the time
Maintain service park buildings and grounds around buildings and in parks, as required; collect and properly dispose of trash: 50% of the time
Perform routine maintenance to equipment, as needed: 5% of the time
Drive County truck when required: 10% of the time
Perform other related duties as assigned: 5% of the time

Ability and skill to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, or with hand and arm signals.
Ability to adapt to changing conditions.
Ability to work a flexibly 40 hour/week schedule to accommodate maintenance needs of the County.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, all County departments, and the public.
Ability to understand and follow verbal and written directions; ability to read, write and complete simple mathematical equations.
General knowledge of the use of mechanical equipment; skill in the operation of such equipment; knowledge of and skill to provide simple adjustments on equipment, machinery, and tools.
Ability to perform repeated standardized tasks with initiative and sound judgment.
Ability to utilize a variety of hand tools; skilled in the operation of power tools.
Ability to perform moderate or extensive physical efforts to complete required tasks. 
Ability to apply safety standards to all work performed.

EDUCATION:  High school diploma or GED equivalent is preferred.

EXPERIENCE / JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and must have daily access to a reliable vehicle.  Some related experience and/or training is preferred or a combination of education, training, and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Given the variable and seasonal functions of this position, physical demands vary greatly from work assignment to work assignment and day to day. Approximately 75% to 90% of the time, depending on the actual work assignment, the employee will be performing work which could involve acute vision demands, walking, bending and twisting, feeling, standing, reaching, sitting, climbing hills or stairs, stooping, kneeling, communicating verbally, grappling, doing medium amounts of lifting (up to forty pounds), crouching, balancing, crawling and climbing ladders and getting on and off equipment at various times and for various assignments. Good physical dexterity of arms, hands, legs, and feet is necessary for accurate and safe operation of equipment. Communications while working may be verbal. Vision and hearing are important for this job, as are hand and eye coordination. Approximately 10% to 25% of a shift may be spent pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying up to 80 pounds, as required. Approximately 10% of the time is spent driving.

ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:   Up to 95% of work duties and responsibilities can be performed outdoors, where one may be exposed to seasonal weather elements, including extreme hot, cold, or humid conditions. 75% of work duties and responsibilities include exposure to noise or involve vibration; 5% of work could be performed indoors. 10% of the time may be spent at heights greater than twelve feet. Hazards related to this position include dangers from mechanical equipment, fast moving vehicles, heights, burns, fumes, mists or gasses, noxious odors, exposure to weather, dust, heat, equipment noise and fumes, electrical, and chemicals.  Employee may be required to work long or unusual hours as necessary to meet departmental needs.

Deadline Note:

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