Parks And Recreation Worker Iv

Parks And Recreation Worker Iv

City Of Casper, Wy





Parks And Recreation Worker Iv

Details of the offer

Incumbents are responsible for a variety of complex and specialized work relating to an assigned workgroup. Responsibilities may include building maintenance, grounds keeping, ski trail maintenance, equipment operation, emergency response, and assisting with complex service requests. Employees at this level are expected to work independently with minimal supervision, and may be assisted by one or more co-workers. Receives general supervision from higher level recreation and/or parks supervisory and management staff.
(This position is driving essential)Typical Class Essential Duties1.Performs complex and specialized work relating to an assigned workgroup which may include: building and/or playground maintenance; painting and marking curbs, pavement and parking lots; applying various fertilizers, soil amendments, herbicides, pesticides and chemicals; grounds keeping; ski maintenance duties; inventory checks; and working with crews to perform construction or maintenance repairs in areas of the Parks and Recreation Division.
2.Fabricates, installs, maintains and repairs a variety of structures including playground equipment, signs, traffic signals, asphalt and concrete structures, fences, bollards, pathways, streets, alleys, storm drains, irrigation systems or other structures as assigned.
3.Performs assessments, packs and transports patients, provides first aid for injured customers and determines the need for additional medical care; documents and records all accidents per slope, location and terrain park features.
4.Completes daily operational reports and performs studies using mechanical devices or computers as assigned.
5.Operates vehicles and equipment such as dump trucks, front end loaders, backhoes, boom trucks, light sanitation vehicles, tractors, mowers, lawn trimming equipment, chain saws, jackhammers and other related tools and equipment.
6.Conducts hill sweeps to identify, fix, remove, or mark ski area hazards and unsafe conditions; opens and closes ski trails as conditions dictate.
7.Inspects equipment for proper performance and safety and performs routine maintenance or repairs on tools and equipment.
8.Assists in identifying equipment needs and assist in developing work plans and procedures for assigned projects; may order and maintain first aid supplies and equipment.
9.Trains, leads and coordinates other staff as assigned and participates in the selection of new staff including volunteers and seasonals.
10.Provides general customer service and communicates with the public regarding fees, policies, rules and general information about a facility or event within the Parks and Recreation Division.
11.Represents the City of Casper by responding to the public, citizens, its employees, and others in a prompt, professional, and courteous manner while continuously maintaining a positive customer service demeanor.
12.Follows all City safety procedures. Reports all accidents/incidents immediately to supervisor.
13.Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
Knowledge(position requirements at entry):
Knowledge of:Operation, maintenance and repair requirements of power-driven equipment.

Practices, methods and materials used in construction and repair work.

Applicable tools and equipment utilized in the trade.

Manual labor practices.

Standard safety practices and procedures.

A variety of specialized maintenance and manual tasks and techniques.

Ski patrol principles and practices.

Ski lift operations.

First aid techniques.

Abilities(position requirements at entry):
Ability to:Work a variety of shifts including weekends, nights, and holidays as needed.

Apply chemicals and chemical mixtures.

Perform a variety of complex and specialized manual tasks for prolonged periods, often under adverse weather conditions.

Be flexible with changing assignments.

Access and maneuver difficult terrain while carrying a variety of hand tools.

Safely work around pesticides and in landscapes.

Work in holes, dig trenches, climb ladders and clean-up work sites in a neat and orderly fashion.

Coordinate ski area volunteers and staff regarding first aid issues.

Safely operate, maintain and repair a number of hand tools.

Assess problems in the field and conduct measures to correct problems.

Safely operate, service, check and load a variety of power-driven equipment and attach auxiliary pieces of equipment to power-driven equipment.

Work both independently and as part of a team.

Serve in a lead capacity and assist in training staff.

Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Follow written and verbal instructions and direction.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Skills(position requirements at entry):
Skill in:Skiing.

Operating in a courteous, knowledgeable and tactful manner with staff and general public.

Proper handling of chemicals.

Monitoring and maintaining inventory.

Preparing and maintaining logs, records, and related documentation.

Use and maintenance of applicable tools and equipment of the trade.

Complex and specialized manual labor.

Prioritizing activities.

Using computers and related software applications.

Administering first aid.

Emergency response principles.

Leading employees.

Oral and written communication sufficient to exchange or convey information and to provide and receive work direction.

Providing customer service.

Training, Experience & CertificationsTraining and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.)

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Minimum of two years combined experience in operation and routine maintenance of equipment used in assigned division and/or ski area operations or patrol.

Experience with tree work as well as pesticide spraying is preferred.

Licensing and Certification RequirementsPossession of, or ability to obtain a valid Wyoming Class B CDL Driver's License.

Possession of, or ability to obtain, an Outdoor Emergency Care Medical Technician certification (OEC-T), within one year of hire..

Possession of, or ability to obtain certification in a field appropriate to assigned work group. Certification should be as an arborist, pesticide applicators license, or certification of comparable complexity in a field appropriate to the work group.

I.S.A. Certified Arborist preferred.

Licensed pesticide applicator preferred.

Supplemental Information & Physical RequirementsThe above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Employment with the City of Casper is contingent upon a successful background screen and pre-employment drug test. Applicants who have failed a pre-employment screen or have been terminated from the City of Casper are ineligible for employment consideration for 12 months. You will become eligible for consideration 12 months from the date of your incident (pre-employment screen or termination).

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must utilize direct deposit for payroll purposes.

Driving records are required for all new employees regardless of the position's driving requirements. If the employee has not held a Wyoming driver's license for the last three years, the employee must provide at their own initiation and expense a driving record from their previous state(s) of residence.
Physical Requirements:Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, and pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
Incumbent may be subject to extreme temperatures, high vibration and noise levels using various equipment types.
Incumbent may be subject to dusts, odors and chemicals. The nature of duties involves constant mental and visual attention.
Driving Requirements:
For driving essential positions, employment with the City of Casper is contingent upon a satisfactory driving record. A driving record that reflects any of the following criteria is considered unsatisfactory:
1) Convicted of three (3) or more moving violations within the previous 36 months (three separate, individual incidents);
2) A conviction within the previous 36 months of any of the following:Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol;

Leaving the scene of an accident;

Fleeing to avoid arrest;

Reckless Driving;

Homicide or assault by motor vehicle;

Driving without auto insurance;

Driving on a suspended license;

Refusal to take blood/breathalyzer test for suspected DUI or impaired driving.

If you have questions regarding the background screen, pre-employment drug test or driving record, please contact the Human Resources Office at (307)235-8344 prior to accepting a job offer.

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