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Park Serv Spec Lead Job Description Sample

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									PARKS SERVICE SPECIALIST - LEAD
JOB CLASSIFICATION
GENERAL FUNCTION Assigns and directs the work of crews and individuals performing varied manual work and equipment operations to maintain City Parks and Recreation facilities. Performs the more complex maintenance and equipment operations. Work is performed with latitude for independent judgment and action. REPRESENTATIVE ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Note – This list is intended only to illustrate the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements does not exclude them from the position. ) Operates equipment such as: backhoe, loader, truck, dump truck, bucket truck, and trencher. Assigns and directs the work of appropriate Parks crew. Handles all work orders and follows up on all unresolved work orders or special concerns resulting from work orders. Troubleshoots project-related problems. Assists the Parks Maintenance Supervisor and acts in his/her absence on emergency requests, job assignments and job priorities. Installs and maintains irrigation systems. Installs, monitors and records backflow prevention devices. Prepares and maintains athletic and park turf areas. Fertilizes, aerates, top dresses, and overseeds areas. Recognizes or diagnosis turf diseases and applies proper pesticide for control. Other Duties – Regular attendance is an essential requirement – Performs related work as assigned and/or required

Knowledge of: • • • Structural strength of building materials. Hydraulics and surface tension of soils and sub-soils. American Disabilities Act (ADA), American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and National Playground Safety Institute (NPSI) guidelines for playgrounds and buildings. Basic welding safety and procedures. Safe and proper use of all power equipment and hand tools. General construction methods and procedures, including but not limited to, carpentry, plumbing and roofing methods. Sports surfaces, i.e. tennis courts, volleyball courts, skateboard surfaces, soccer, and softball fields. Horticulture and related landscape maintenance of parks grounds and athletic fields.

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Ability to: • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

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Calculate the amount of materials using basic math skills. Install and maintain systems, including static and dynamic water pressures and frictions, water volume and pressure in relation to precipitation rates and hydraulic and electrical theory. Understand and operate sight level (Transit) and meter ohms and voltages. Operate test equipment in backflow prevention. Calibrate and adjust hydraulic and electrical hardware. Troubleshoot, detect and problem solve.

QUALIFYING EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (Minimum Requirements) Any combination of education and experience equivalent to High school diploma or G.E.D. AND 5 years in park maintenance construction and irrigation repair AND 2 years experience in a lead position. Special Requirements (Required within six months of employment) Washington State CDL w/airbrake endorsement; Washington State Pesticide public operators license; Washington State Backflow Assembly Testers (BAT) license; First Aid/CPR certification. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Ability to perform heavy manual labor. Lifting in excess of 50 pounds is required. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed outdoors in varying weather conditions. Employee risks physical hazard from mechanical and electrical equipment, traffic and exposure to noise, fumes and paint. Physical effort is required to perform heavy manual labor in uncomfortable, confined and dirty conditions. Occasionally works at heights greater than 30’ requiring use of a bucket truck. LEGAL and REGULATORY EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS Fair Labor Standards Act: The classification is non-exempt under the laws of fair Labor Standards Act minimum wage and overtime provisions. Representation: The classification is included in the bargaining unit pursuant to the Recognition Article of the current labor agreement between the City of Bremerton and the Teamsters Local 589. Civil Service: The classification is included in the City's Civil Service System. Appointment and Removal Authority: The position is filled by appointment by the Department Head. Removal is by action of the Department Head in conformance with Civil Service Rules. This classification specification does not constitute an employment agreement between the City and employee. It is subject to change by the City, with approval by the Civil Service Commission, as the needs of the City and requirements change.

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