Facility & Bike Path Maintenance Technician

Responsible for basic routine maintenance of park buildings and shared use paths, and janitorial duties for the Parks department, including but not limited to cleaning park and public restrooms, removing trash, restocking supplies, repairing broken items, and assisting the Parks Building Foreman with basic construction tasks.

Full-Time


Job Location

Whitefish


Job Description

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Performs a variety of unskilled, semi-skilled, and skilled tasks in the maintenance of buildings, park facilities and trails.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Works under the supervision of the Parks Building Maintenance Foreman and the Parks and Recreation Director, or designee.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Supervises community service workers or temporary employees as required and assigned.

Job Duties

The following duties are typical for this classification. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

It is expected that every employee should be on time, fully prepared, every day that the employee is scheduled to work.

Responsible for basic routine maintenance of park buildings and shared use paths, and janitorial duties for the Parks department, including but not limited to cleaning park and public restrooms, removing trash, restocking supplies, repairing broken items, and assisting the Parks Building Foreman with basic construction tasks.

Performs semi-skilled interior and exterior building maintenance such as painting, plumbing, carpentry, roofing, and electrical work.

Performs all functions of the position with a high level of proficiency and in accordance with sound safety practices set forth by the Parks Building Foreman.

Proficiently and safely operate all assigned equipment, tools, and vehicles to perform any operation within the capacity of the machine as necessary to accomplish required work.

Ability to check, update, and close service requests and work orders using Cityworks software, complete weekly inspections of buildings and pathways, and assist in maintaining janitorial records.

General phone skills; the ability to receive and send text messages using a smartphone; occasionally answer the shop phone and respond to general inquiries professionally.

Attend and participate in bi-weekly departmental meetings and annual/bi-annual conferences; and maintain awareness of new trends and developments in the field of facilities maintenance and operation.

Participates in a flexible on-call schedule for emergency callouts during off time.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Desired Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, AND

Two years’ experience in repair and maintenance work, OR

Any equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Must have sufficient experience in the field of building maintenance to have acquired an extensive knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in all phases, including a basic general knowledge of electricity, plumbing, carpentry, and cement work.

Working knowledge of equipment, materials and supplies used in building and bike path maintenance.

Working knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions.

Skill in the operation of listed tools and equipment.

Ability to read and interpret technical materials pertaining to grounds maintenance, including catalogs, blueprints on buildings and irrigation systems, journals, and manuals.

Remove snow accumulations after each snow event according to the schedule made by the Parks Foreman.

Ability to work independently and to complete daily activities according to work schedule; ability to work effectively as a team member; ability to communicate orally and in writing; ability to work safely; ability to understand, follow, and transmit written and oral instructions; ability to establish effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, and the public.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Valid Montana State Driver’s License.

Supplemental Information

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Pickup truck; lawn and landscaping equipment, including tractors, mowers, aerator, chain saw, edger, weed trimmers, electric motors, pumps; miscellaneous hand and power tools for carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, and cement finishing work; janitorial equipment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and rarely lift and/or move more than 100 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works in wet and/or humid conditions, with fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:

Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.

The duties listed above 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 position.

This 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.

In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


Facility & Bike Path Maintenance Technician
Employer City of Whitefish
Posted Nov 14, 2022

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