Seasonal Park Maintenance (w/ CDL)

Application Deadline: 2024-05-31
Job Type: County
Job Description:

General Summary
This seasonal position is under the direction of the Maintenance Technician-Parks Lead from April thru October or November. This position performs upkeep on all Door County Parks; operates, repairs and completes scheduled maintenance on all equipment. Regular attendance and punctuality along with being prepared to commence work at designated work locations, on the assigned or scheduled days and hours is expected. This position is responsible for providing truthful and accurate written and verbal communications.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Job Functions
Primary duties entail daily cleaning and policing of recreational facilities and areas within the park.
• Cleans public latrines, recreational pavilions, and other facilities.
• Replaces towels and tissue and empties trash containers.
• Scrubs sinks, floors, and other fixtures.
• Picks up trash around the grounds.

Additional duties may include maintaining park picnic and pavilion recreational areas.
• Performs grass-cutting requirements using non-commercial riding lawn mowers / garden tractors, push mowers, edgers, blowers, weed eaters, pruners, etc.
• Performs operational maintenance on parks equipment.
• Applies fertilizer and chemicals as directed.
• Required to operate various truck and trailer types. Performs operational maintenance on park vehicles and equipment.
• Weeds flower beds, prunes shrubs and trees, clear scrub trees and brush, and waters grass, trees, and plants.

Assists in setting-up, maintenance, and takedown of all special planned programs/events.
• Sets up and maintains recreation equipment such as water sprinklers, picnic tables, barbecue grills, park benches, playground equipment, trash containers, etc.
• Performs routine repairs and maintenance on park equipment such as painting, replacing hardware, boards, etc.
• Assist other personnel in the completion of other in-house maintenance/construction projects for the park.

Provides assistance to patrons by answering questions about facilities and parks, giving directional information, explaining rules and regulations, etc.

General Job Functions
1. Assist with Dock System installation and removal in April and October if needed.
2. May be required to operate with training: farm tractor, riding mowers, wood chippers, jackhammer, pick-up trucks, including towing various trailers and equipment. Small and medium size tractor/loader.


Required Training and Experience
1. High school diploma or equivalent.
2. Valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Class A with air brake endorsement.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
1. Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
2. Ability to work alone or work as part of a team.
3. Ability to operate a wide variety of hand and power tools.
4. Ability to operate a wide variety of construction equipment.
5. Ability to perform heavy manual work.
6. Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions.
7. Ability to make mechanical repairs.
8. Ability to communicate with public to determine needs.
9. Knowledge of methods, materials and equipment used in parks, grounds and facilities installation; maintenance and repair to include basic knowledge of woodworking/carpentry and landscape maintenance.

Physical & Working Conditions
Almost all of the time spent outdoors with exposure to various weather conditions, cool temps in spring and fall, hot temps in summer. Some exposure to noise and vibration in the operation of tools and equipment. Exposure to mechanical hazards is present on a daily basis. Exposure to chemicals, heights, fumes, dust, etc. are present occasionally but can be minimized with proper safety precautions to limit potential for injury.

Perform manual labor for extended periods of time, occasionally lifting as much as 60 lbs. Bending, kneeling, crawling, standing, sitting, and climbing are part of job.

Work schedule maybe 7a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, maybe 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, or variations depending on time of year and weather. Occasionally, some weeks may not be a full 40 hours due to weather conditions. Some weekend work may be required. Occasional overtime may be required.

The above is intended to describe the general content of the requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation of other reasons.

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