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Park Athletic Fields Technician at City of Mesquite, TX

Park Athletic Fields Technician

City of Mesquite, TX Mesquite, TX Full-Time
GENERAL SUMMARY

Salary: $15.00/hr. minimum - $16.63/hr. midpoint (Depending on qualifications)

To lead, oversee, and participate in the more complex and difficult work of staff responsible for maintaining City parks and related facilities; and to perform a variety of technical tasks related to the maintenance of all athletic facilities and sport seasons.

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SUPERVISION

* General supervision is provided by the District Park Supervisor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* All behaviors comply with the Code of Conduct and Rules of Behavior as outlined in Chapter 8 of the General Government Policies and Procedures Manual.
* Adheres to assigned work scheduled as outlined in city and department attendance policies and procedures.
* Lead, plan, train, and perform the work for preparing a safe athletic facility (field maintenance).
* Drive to and from destinations as assigned by Supervisor.
* Visual inspection of athletic fields for hazardous conditions.
* Lead and participate in a variety of facilities maintenance duties including the preparation of baseball fields by re-sodding and leveling the base paths on the baseball diamond, dragging and marking of bases, cutting of lines, and clearing debris from the parking lots.
* Supervise the use of and operate a variety of tools and equipment including power tools, lawn mowers, trucks, and tractors; perform general maintenance duties including refueling, lubricating parts and changing oil in assigned equipment; make minor adjustments as necessary.
* Conduct park patrols and inspections to ensure the safety of the public and the park facilities; note possible safety hazards or causes of injury; contact appropriate law enforcement or emergency agency as required; prepare appropriate reports and documentation; perform general maintenance and repair to park facilities as required.
* Participate in park maintenance site inspection to assure work is completed in a satisfactory and thorough manner.
* Oversee and participate in the preparation and application of a variety of fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides and other pest and disease eradication and control chemicals as necessary.
* Oversee and participate in the installation, maintenance and repair of fencing.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION

* Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance.

EXPERIENCE

* Two years of increasingly responsible athletic field maintenance experience.

(or)
* four years parks and recreation maintenance operation experience.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES

* Possession of a valid driver's license.

WORK SCHEDULE

* Monday - Friday
* 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
* Overtime and weekends as needed

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

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