Maintenance Worker- West District, Fort Worth, Texas

Created 01/12/2019
Reference 269702
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Texas
City Fort Worth
Salary 12.77
Requisition Number:

51420

Department:

Park and Recreation

Full-Time/Part-Time:

Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:

Regular

The Park & Recreation Department maintains more than 200 parks and public spaces citywide as well as providing recreational activities and educational programming that makes Fort Worth a great place to live, work and play.

The City of Fort Worth Park & Recreation Department is recruiting for a full-time position for West District.

Work Schedule: 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, 40 hours per week, schedule varies.

Selected candidate will perform a variety of construction and maintenance activities in the completion of assigned divisional services and operations which may include those related to water distribution or collection systems, utility services, transportation/public works, parks and community services and other manual labor responsibilities.

  • Candidate will operate a variety of hand and small power tools and equipment such as push mowers, weed eaters, shovels, rake, trucks, pick axes and various other equipment in support of a variety of maintenance and construction operations.
  • Clean and maintain tools, vehicle, and equipment; complete and assist in strenuous repair, installation, or construc-tion activities.
  • Perform grounds maintenance duties such as mowing grass, operating a weed eater, removing and trimming shrubbery, raking leaves and removing trash.
  • Clean debris from ditches, culverts, and creek beds; collect and haul trash, garbage, debris, dirt, sand and gravel; backfill jobs as required.
  • Perform additional construction and maintenance tasks such as grading, pouring concrete, asphalt, spreading, and fill-ing potholes.
  • Work with and around heavy construction equipment such as tractors, riding mowers, frontend loaders, jackhammers, cement mixers and various other equipment in support of a variety of maintenance and construction operation.


REQUIREMENTS

High School Diploma/GED and no experience required or, no High School Diploma/GED and one year of experience as substitution by specialized training in general maintenance and construction operations.

Proper techniques and uses of a variety of hand and power tools and machinery are required.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Valid Texas Driver's License.

PREFERENCES

Landscape maintenance experience preferred.

One year of general maintenance, park maintenance, and /or construction experience preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS

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. Depending on assignment, positions in this class typically require indoor and outdoor environments; exposure to extremes in weather conditions; exposure to vibrations, and noise; work on slippery or uneven surfaces, work with electrical energy; work with and around heavy machinery, in or near vehicle traffic; exposure to dust and fumes from motorized equipment; possible exposure to toxic chemicals.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing, or walking for extended periods of time; moderate and heavy lifting and carrying, pulling, reaching, bending, climbing, and kneeling; use of fingers, both hands, and both legs required; must be able to distinguish colors; must be able to operate assigned vehicle. 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.

Heavy Work - Depending on assignment, positions in this class typically exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects.


Closing Date/Time: 1/25/19
Employer City of Fort Worth, TX

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