City of Port Townsend
  • 01-Mar-2019 to 01-May-2019 (PST)
  • Seasonal Maintenance
  • Port Townsend, WA, USA
  • $15.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal
  • Non-Represented
  • Crew Chief or Lead Operator

Non-benefitted


Seasonal Maintenance Workers  to work full time in the City of Port Townsend Streets or Parks Division.  

(4) persons needed to work a 4 month term either  April 1 - July 31  or  May 1 - August 31

These are important seasonal positions that assist our regular work crews with maintaining safe and attractive streets and parks facilities for our residents and visitors. 

$15.00/hour, non-benefitted, 40 hours per week    

Work Schedule:       

(2) Streets Positions:           7:00 a.m. 3:30 p.m. Mon Fri                                          

(2) Parks Positions:              7:00 a.m. 3:30 p.m. Mon Fri but may vary to include some evenings and weekends

 

Must be at least 18 years old, have a valid drivers license and pass criminal background check.   Job requires the ability to operate a motor vehicle driving a pickup with a small trailer to work sites, work with limited direction, and safely move and operate hand and small power tools.  Work may include vegetation control, landscaping, parks custodial, and working within road right-of-ways.

 

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply soon!  Application review begins March 15.  Positions open until filled.

 

JOB DESCRIPTIONS FOR PARKS AND STREETS POSITIONS BELOW: 

 

STREETS/STORMWATER/SEWER COLLECTION DIVISION JOB SUMMARY

Working Hours:   7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.   Monday - Friday

 Under general supervision performs a variety of maintenance and repair work to various streets, wastewater collection and stormwater systems.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Safely operate portable equipment and small hand and power tools necessary to maintain City properties.
  • Assist in patching roads, loading, raking and shoveling asphalt.
  • Assist in the maintenance and repairs or wastewater and storm water facilities.
  • Perform a variety of routine repair and maintenance tasks on equipment.
  • Serve as a flagger for traffic control.
  • Assist in the painting of street parking and crosswalks.
  • Set out and take down traffic control devices.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Proper safety practices concerning the operation of equipment and power tools; methods employed  in basic  maintenance work.
  • Traffic laws, ordinances and rules involved in traffic control.
  • Ability to adhere to health and safety requirements in the workplace

 

QUALIFICATIONS  (Required)

  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job.
  • Must pass criminal background check

Additional consideration may be given for the following qualifications:

  • Previous experience performing general maintenance work using hand tools such as shovels, rakes, small power equipment,
  • Washington State Flagger  certification  course
  • First AidCPR

 

PARKS DIVISION JOB SUMMARY

Working Hours:   Variable schedule to include some evenings and weekends

Under general supervision performs a variety of maintenance and repair work to various Park and Recreation facilities.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs various maintenance, landscaping, and custodial tasks to provide care and upkeep of parks, open space, trails and facilities.
  • Safely operates equipment such as riding and push lawn mowers, line trimmers, backpack blowers, edgers and hedgers.
  • Manually removes unwanted weeds from developed landscapes and/or native areas
  • Cleans and maintains public restrooms, picnic shelters, picnic tables, garbage cans and other facilities

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of basic landscaping and grounds maintenance practices, landscaping equipment, power and hand tools and custodial practices.
  • Ability to operate equipment and tools following oral and written instructions
  • Ability to adhere to WISHA and DOSH health and safety requirements in the workplace

 

QUALIFICATIONS  (Required)

  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job.
  • Must pass criminal background check

Additional consideration may be given for the following qualifications:

  • Previous experience working for a Parks and Recreation department/organization/agency; experience in a public setting; horticulture experience including local plant identification skills; equipment maintenance experience; custodial experience.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS for Streets and Parks Seasonal Maintenance Workers

  • Duties are performed primarily in the outdoors during all types of weather.
  • Walking for extended periods of time.
  • Repeated bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds.
  • Vision and hearing at level required to perform essential functions (may be corrected)
  • Requires full range of motor skills and dexterity to operate hand held tools.

 

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.

 

OTHER CITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Punctual and consistent attendance
  • Possess a Washington Driver's License and maintain a driving record acceptable to the City's insurance carrier.
  • Dress and grooming appropriate to the position.
  • Safety attire, equipment and practices appropriate to the position.
  • Deal tactfully and courteously with the public.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees

 

This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed. The employee occupying the position will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by their supervisors.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the City and the employee and is subject to change as the needs of the City and requirements of the job change.

The City of Port Townsend is an equal employment opportunity employer. The City employs, retains, promotes, disciplines and otherwise treats all employees and job applicants strictly on the basis of job-related qualifications and competence. These policies and all employment practices shall be applied without regard to any individual's sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation (including gender identity), pregnancy, age, marital status, military status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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