Parks Maintenance Worker - Athletic Field Programming
Company: Government jobs
Posted on: January 24, 2023
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
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
We Dream Big and Deliver
We are dedicated to delivering superior services to enhance the
lives of everyone in our community.
Innovation: We excel in creativity, flexibility and the use of best
practices while valuing diverse backgrounds, ideas and
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
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?
02 Are you 18 years of age or older?
* Required Question
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