Job Title: Park Laborer I & II
Location: Latimer Lake Park
Department: Parks & Recreation
Purpose of the Position
To keep the parks cut and maintained, as well as, to pick up the litter, repair street signs, and overall general maintenance of city owned parks and properties.
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the class.
Park Laborer - $11.00/hr
This is an entry-level classification in the Parks Department. Positions in this class normally perform a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled duties.
Park Laborer II - $12.00/hr
This is the journey level in the Park Laborer worker. This class differs from Park Laborer I, in that, incumbents perform more complex parks laborer duties, including the requirement to work overtime and weekends, to work independently, exercise judgement, and operate the full range of tools and mechanical equipment related to a specific assignment. The incumbent Park Laborer may also be expected to assist in the oversight and training of less experienced personnel and if advancing from Park Laborer, must have completed two (2) years of employment. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the level, or when filled from the outside requires prior work experience.
Major Discretionary Duties and Responsibilities
The Park Laborer is a full time, permanent position in the Parks Department. The immediate supervisor for this position is the Maintenance Supervisor, followed by the Director of Maintenance and Referees, Assistant Parks Director, and the Parks Director. The person in this position has no supervisory authority. The Park Laborer works regularly-scheduled hours year-round with occasional overtime and rarely requires night work. Typical hours for this positon are from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. year round. This position is 20% indoor and 80% outdoor. This position is responsible for ensuring safe operations according to state and federal regulations. The hazardous materials handled with this position can vary, but mostly consist of round up and herbicide. This position must hold a valid driver’s license. The education level for this position is high school diploma or GED. There are no years required or recommended for this position. The stress level of this position is average. The physical work involved within this position includes:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
· Federal and state statutes concerning the work of the department
· General functions and operations of municipal government
Skills and Abilities
· Work as a team member with other employees
· Meet specified or required deadlines
· Make decisions within specified time restraints
· Maintain confidentiality
· Work autonomously when necessary
· Handle multiple tasks simultaneously with frequent interruptions
· Deal with others in a professional manner
· Maintain professional composure in heated situations
· Follow departmental and City procedures
FLSA: Non - Exempt
REPORTS TO: Parks Director, Assistant Parks Director, Director of Maintenance & Referee’s, Maintenance Supervisor, and Park Labor III (when assigned).
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. Characteristics described in this job description are representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform them.
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* Revision adopted 5/07/2019Download Application