Employment

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PARKS DEPARTMENT

 MAINTENANCE WORKER I

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Under general supervision, performs a variety of semi-skilled manual labor in the construction and maintenance of roadways, water and sewer systems, drainage facilities, fences, buildings, parks, cemeteries, golf courses and other public facilities and in weed and insect control; drives truck and operates light equipment incidental to the work.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Assists Maintenance Workers II, III and IV in various maintenance, repair and construction work, but may work alone.

Assists in routine repair and maintenance of equipment and engines including: checks oil, fuel and coolant in vehicles and equipment.

Performs building and facilities maintenance to include: painting; and placing and finishing concrete; and makes, installs various signs, barricades and other traffic control devices; use all types of hand and power tools.

Operates vehicles and trucks, light tractors, loaders, lawn and street equipment, aerators and gang mowers relevant to the work; operates ice and snow equipment.

Mixes and applies pesticides; prunes trees and shrubs; maintains park, cemetery and golf course plantings and turf; cleans ditches and other areas; occasionally leads other full time and temporary employees.

Assists in construction and maintenance of water, sewer and drainage facilities and structures and fences.

May train on heavy and light equipment under direction/supervision of higher level employees.

Feeds and cares for animals in zoo and parks.

May locate burial plots, bury or disinter remains.

Provide assistance to plumbers, electricians or electronic technicians; may operate sweepers, dozers and other heavy equipment.

Performs other work which is consistent with the essential elements of the job.

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Some knowledge of the maintenance of public roads and facilities.

Ability to learn operation and maintenance of trucks and light equipment and hand tools.

Ability to establish working relationships with employees, supervisors, officials, and the public.

Ability to communicate in person, by telephone and/or two-way radio; ability to comprehend instructions, manuals and blueprints.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Any combination of formal training and work experience equivalent to completion of high school, resulting in the ability to comprehend and follow written and oral directions and to perform basic arithmetic and some experience as an agriculture worker, construction laborer or maintenance worker in maintenance of grounds, utilities, buildings, roads or similar facilities.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a valid Commercial Driver’s License as required by the State of Nebraska.

Some positions may require possession of a pesticide applicators license as required by the State of Nebraska.

 

POSTING 2/10/17 to 2/21/17
PAY $14.56 to $20.29
UNION Yes
FLSA Non-exempt

Revised 2010

Please return applications to the Public Service Dept., 1402 N. Jeffers, North Platte, NE  69101

If you have questions, please call 308-535-6700

 

 BUILDING MAINTENANCE TECH II

NATURE OF WORK

Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled and skilled work in the maintenance and repair of buildings, public property, parks and associated heating, water, plumbing, ventilation and air conditioning systems associated with such property; may perform some routine building design work.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Maintains, repairs or replaces restroom fixtures, water service lines, drinking fountains, sewer lines and underground sprinkler systems; brings up wells in Spring and shuts down in Fall; winterizes plumbing; removes snow and ice from parking lots.

Designs and installs sprinkler systems, check for and repair leaks, repair sprinkler heads, manage system to ensure adequate water coverage; waters and fertilizes grass, trims shrubbery and trees; may perform some design work for new or remodeling construction projects.

Tests and operates emergency generators; checks elevator electrical system and hydraulic fluid; checks and repairs heating and boiler controls and systems; checks and maintains air compressor, pumps and motors; cleans and changes filters in air conditioners.

Repairs or replaces light fixtures and components; replaces broken glass; paints interiors; performs carpentry duties; repairs automatic and other doors, furniture, flooring and related installations; performs janitorial and custodial duties; and orders supplies/parts as needed.

Responds to after hours calls.

Operates light to medium trucks, graders, dozers, scrapers, loaders, boom trucks and similar equipment; welds or brazes metals; repairs concrete and plaster; and occasionally directs Helpers.

Performs other work which is consistent with the essential elements of the job.

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Knowledge of standard practices, methods, materials and tools used in the maintenance and repair trades.

Ability to diagnose mechanical and some electrical defects and determines parts and adjustments necessary to correct the problem.

Ability to communicate in person, by telephone and/or two-way radio and determine water flow and equipment malfunctions; ability to comprehend sketches, dials, instructions, plans, manuals and repair orders.

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, officials and the public.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Any combination of experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school and three years of experience in the building trades, involving plumbing and electrical work, supplemented by vocational or other training in low-pressure boiler operations, plumbing or a similar field.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a valid Commercial Driver’s License as required by the State of Nebraska; ability to obtain a master plumbing license.

 

POSTING Until hired
PAY $18.09 to $23.16
UNION YES
FLSA Non-exempt

 Revised 2010

Please return applications to the Public Service Dept., 1402 N. Jeffers, North Platte, NE  69101

If you have questions, please call 308-535-6700