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LEAD FACILITIES WORKER (Athletic Field Maintenance)

Company: City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY This position requires a CDL Class B with Airbrakes and work experience in Athletic Field Maintenance - only apply if you meet the qualifications The City of Fort Lauderdale employees possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers. PLEASE READ BEFORE APPLYING Do not apply if you do not meet these requirements. 1. Possess a CDL Class B with Airbrakes2. Work experience in Athletic Field Maintenance is required.3. Out of state candidates who possess a CDL must be able to obtain a State of Florida CDL Class B with Airbrakes within 30 days of hire date4. Possess or be able to obtain a Public Ornamental and Turf Pest Control (O&T) license within 6 months of hire.This is skilled work in operating equipment in the maintenance of municipal facilities and property and/or supervising and participating in the work in any of a variety of functional areas in the Parks and Recreation Department; such as beach maintenance, cemetery, tree planting, landscape maintenance, and athletic field maintenance. Work is distinguished from the Facilities Worker II classification by one or more of the following: complexity of the equipment operated, lead worker responsibilities, and specialized knowledge of area of assignment. This job classification is included within the bargaining unit represented by Teamsters Local Union769 and therefore is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769. The City offers a wide variety of benefits to employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) which offers an investment option and a pension option, and requires a 3% contribution from employees. New hires are automatically enrolled in FRS. NOTE: The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position.

  • Leads the work of assigned staff; delegates, reviews, and prioritizes work assignments; provides guidance on the more complex activities
  • Supervises and participates in repairs and maintenance of municipal facilities, property, and city parks including playgrounds, fencing, athletic courts, signage, asphalt/concrete repair
  • Maintains records of maintenance and repair work performed; creates reports on equipment and facility projects
  • Operates or supervises the operation of a variety of equipment applicable to area of assignment ; surf rakes, chippers, front-end loaders, aerial bucket trucks, small graders, stump grinders, tractor-trailers and various trucks
  • Inspects and maintains tools, equipment, and materials; ensures proper inventory levels
  • Responds to and resolves questions and complaints from the public
  • Ensures safety laws and city ordinances are being applied
  • May supervise and participate in performing unskilled, semi-skilled or skilled manual tasks; climbing trees, using ropes, hooks, mechanical hoists, etc., in order to accomplish tree trimming assignments
  • May supervise and participate in repairs and maintenance of municipal facilities and property such as: beach maintenance, landscape maintenance, including tree, shrubbery and flower planting, trimming, pruning, fertilizing, ball field maintenance, and some painting
  • May supervise and participate in repair and maintenance of city parks facilities including playgrounds, fencing, athletic courts, signage, asphalt/concrete repair;
  • May supervise and participate in the construction of sidewalks, slabs, steps, ramps, decks
  • May perform lubrication and minor non-electrical maintenance on mechanical equipment
  • May select proper materials for projects
  • Completes work order forms for projects completed
  • Attends in-service training when required
  • Performs related work as required JOB REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in the safe operation and maintenance of assigned equipment, tree trimming, beach maintenance, landscape maintenance, maintenance and repair of parks facilities or other work appropriate to area of assignment.
  • Requires Class B with airbrakes
  • Possess or be able to obtain a Public Ornamental and Turf Pest Control (O&T) license within 6 months of hire. Special Requirements: Essential Employees: may be required to work during a declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine who will be required to work. PHYSICAL STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The position involves heavy physical demands, such as exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.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.Closing Date/Time:

Keywords: City of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Fort Lauderdale , LEAD FACILITIES WORKER (Athletic Field Maintenance), Professions , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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