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City of Austin

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Austin, TX

$21.18 – $23.56 per hour

The job entails performing grounds maintenance tasks, repairs, concrete work, equipment operation, safety inspections, and providing leadership and guidance.

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Duties, Functions and Responsibilities: - Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Performs skilled and semi-skilled grounds maintenance tasks. 2. Performs minor and major repairs 3. Performs general concrete work. 4. Operates department equipment 5. Operates hand tools. 6. Performs safety inspections and addresses deficits. 7. Drives service vehicles 8. Removes graffiti or paint 9. Assists the public with questions/concerns Responsibilities - Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of general grounds keeping processes, policies and procedures within the Parks and Recreation Department. Knowledge of assigned areas, i.e., hike and bike trail surfaces, athletic fields, equipment, etc. Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of assigned equipment and vehicles. Knowledge of city practice, policy and procedures. Knowledge of safety practices and procedures. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in planning and organizing. Ability to operate power tools. Ability to lifting and carry equipment or materials applicable to the work being performed Ability to train and lead others. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other city employees and the public.
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