City of Odessa
  • Odessa, TX, USA
  • $2,371 Per Month
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Retirement, Health and Dental Insurance


PLEASE NOTE: It is important that your application show all the relevant education you possess, list all employment for the past ten years, explain any break of employment over 30 days, and include three references. (References can NOT be relatives)

Double Check your Application, incomplete applications will be rejected.  All communication will be done via email, we suggest you monitor your email for any correspondence.

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF COMPLETED APPLICATIONS.

All applications will be screened for eligibility using the essential qualifications, experience and skills outlined in the Job Specification.  Only those applicants who possess the required essential criteria will be progressed to the next stage of the selection process.

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SUMMARY: Under basic supervision, performs unskilled and semiskilled general labor work in cleaning and maintenance of City parks; operates vehicles, equipment, and tools in compliance with all safety regulations and standard procedures.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Performs general labor tasks to maintain safe, attractive, and user-friendly City parks; maintains park facilities, grounds, sports fields, playgrounds, and public areas; duties may vary according to job assignment.
  • Performs park maintenance tasks, including weed control, mowing, and watering; cleans up trash, debris, and restrooms; prunes and trims trees and shrubs; assists with setup and cleanup for special events; cross-trains in a variety of skills; maintains and operates vehicles and equipment according to Parks Department standards.
  • Utilizes proper safety precautions in all work performed; reports problems and emergency situations; recognizes, avoids, and reports unsafe acts, conditions, accidents, and injuries.
  • Supports the departmental operations with regular and timely attendance.
  • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: High School Diploma/GED equivalent preferred. Some related outdoor work experience is preferred but not required.


Knowledge of:
• Basic safety procedures and regulations, and tools and equipment used in grounds maintenance.


Skill in:
• Safe and efficient operation and maintenance of tools and equipment.
• Following standard operating and safety procedures.
• Closely following verbal and written instructions and procedures.
• Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers.


License and certification requirements: A Texas State Driver's License is required.


Physical demands and working environments: Work is performed indoors, outdoors, and at City facilities; requires constant physical efforts, and the ability to bend, reach, stoop, and lift objects; may be exposed to safety hazards and dangerous tools and equipment; safety precautions must be followed, including use of safety equipment. City approved safety shoes must be worn.

 

 

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