Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position.
Job Title: Seasonal Park Maintenance Worker
Closing Date/Time: Friday, 6/30/2023, 4:30 pm
Salary: $12.50 to $14.50 per hour
Job Type: Seasonal
Location: Davenport, Iowa
Under basic supervision, the Seasonal Maintenance Worker performs a variety of maintenance and grounds keeping functions at Glynns Creek Golf Course, Scott County Park, West Lake Park, or other locations as assigned.
Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Operates a variety of mowing equipment, weed eaters, tractors, and light trucks to maintain the various park locations.
Provides custodial duties to include picking up trash, cleaning restrooms, sweeping, and mopping; may operate garbage collection truck as directed.
Performs maintenance work to include minor repairs of buildings and equipment, cleaning grills and burners, laying sod, washing vehicles, light electrical work, and some plumbing and carpentry work; completes preventative maintenance on mowers such as changing oil and greasing.
Completes forestry work to include pruning trees and operating a wood chipper.
Demonstrates the ability to exemplify, by his/her actions, the County PRIDE philosophy.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Education, Training, and Experience Guidelines:
High school diploma or GED equivalent; AND some previous experience in park and grounds maintenance which includes equipment operation, electrical, plumbing, and/or carpentry experience is preferred; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Applicable local, State, and Federal laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances.
Work safety policies, procedures, and practices.
Tools, materials, equipment, and methods used for general grounds and facilities maintenance.
Interacting tactfully and professionally with County staff and the public.
Operating a variety of tools and equipment safely.
Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships.
Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
License and Certification Requirements
Must possess a valid driver's license, a Class C Commercial driver's license is preferred.
Physical Demands and Working Environment:
Work is performed outdoors and requires exposure to potentially dangerous tools and equipment and inclement weather conditions.
May be required to lift and move objects weighing up to 100 pounds.
This position is not benefit eligible.