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Parks Maintenance Worker - Athletic Field Programming

Company: Government jobs
Location: Arvada
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Position Purpose

Assists in the effective operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of all sports fields. This position works a flexible schedule, which will include weekends, evenings and holidays. Performs routine and semi-skilled duties in the maintenance, repair and construction of playing fields.

Job Functions / Scope of Authority

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Provides program set-up and tear-down as scheduled. Ensures all facilities and playing surfaces are in safe and operable condition. Work closely with the lead worker position in daily field prep and rainout procedures. Tournament support on weekends for various user groups. Preparation of athletic fields to include: baseball, softball, soccer and lacrosse. Ability to operate field equipment. Prepares fields for games including dragging infield, chalking according to specified dimensions, watering infield, and setting bases. Performs other field maintenance duties include filling infield holes and adding clay to infield when necessary. Performs regular inspections and repairs of athletic facilities and amenities to include baseball field fencing and backstops, player benches, spectator bleachers, dugouts and dugout covers, backstop boards, play structures, and play areas. Accurately lays out soccer, football, rugby, and lacrosse fields using requested field dimensions. Paints athletic fields and sets out goals for games. Maintains safety and playability of athletic fields. Performs all maintenance tasks on athletic fields and sports turf areas including raking fields, sweeping, blowing and picking up clippings, paper, trash and other debris from athletic fields and surrounding grounds. . Utilizes independent judgment in performing grounds maintenance activities and makes recommendations to the supervisor for improvements. Operates, inspects and maintains equipment for safe and proper operation including but not limited to push mowers, light duty vehicles, blowers, trimmers, edgers, and backpack weed sprayers.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Drag, line, paint and setup baseball/softball/soccer/football/lacrosse fields at athletic complexes and parks as needed for all user groups including baseball programs, girls' softball program, football, lacrosse, soccer and any related tournament rentals. Ability to operate trucks, tractors, mowers and other field grooming or park maintenance equipment

Working Environment / Qualifications

Must be eighteen years of age or older. Must possess a valid driver's license with a safe driving record. Basic knowledge of machinery and field operations. Ability to carry out both written and verbal instructions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to lift more than 50 pounds on a frequent basis, sit, stand, walk, kneel, squat, stoop, bend, reach, turn, climb, crawl, repeatedly twist the upper body, talk, hear, see, grasp, demonstrate manual dexterity and perform repetitive body movement. The employee must demonstrate the ability to remain calm during routine and stressful conditions. The employee is also required to work outdoors in all weather conditions.

Vision Mission Values

Vision:

We Dream Big and Deliver

Mission:

We are dedicated to delivering superior services to enhance the lives of everyone in our community.

Values:

Innovation: We excel in creativity, flexibility and the use of best practices while valuing diverse backgrounds, ideas and perspectives.

Passion: We are a high performing, inclusive team inspiring each other to pursue excellence.

Opportunity: We value our diversity, embrace possibilities, face challenges, persevere and take action to deliver quality results

The City of Arvada does not offer benefits to temporary and/or seasonal employees. Temporary, Variable Hour and Health Plan Eligible employees will earn 1 hour of sick leave for every 30 hours worked, up to a maximum cap of 48 hours.

01 Do you have a valid Driver's License?

  • Yes
  • No

    02 Are you 18 years of age or older?
    • Yes
    • No

      * Required Question

Keywords: Government jobs, Arvada , Parks Maintenance Worker - Athletic Field Programming, Professions , Arvada, Colorado

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