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Seasonal Maintenance Worker - Parks

Job Description
The City of Saratoga Springs currently has several openings for Seasonal Maintenance Workers - Parks; this is a seasonal position with the Saratoga Springs Public Works Department of approximately 40 hours per week. This is position under the specific supervision of the Parks Superintendent or designee. This position performs skilled work pertaining to landscape maintenance, and maintenance of Saratoga Springs City parks, streetscapes, park facilities and other Saratoga Springs City property.
Responsibilities
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
â ¢ Perform all aspects of turf management, mowing, line trimming, edging, aerating, fertilizing, herbicide spraying, overseeding, and sod replacement using a variety of application equipment and techniques.
â ¢ Provide care and maintenance of trees, shrubs, and flowers (i.e. planting and proper pruning)
â ¢ Assist in the repair and maintenance of equipment, vehicles, and tools
â ¢ Assist in the repair, maintenance & cleaning of City buildings
â ¢ Repair and installs irrigation systems
â ¢ Remove graffiti and repairs vandalism of City property
â ¢ Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications
JOB QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES:
Education & Experience:
â ¢ A limited number of under 18 years old positions are available, majority of positions are for applicantâ  s over 18 years of age.
â ¢ Graduation from high school, or GED preferred.
â ¢ Previous experience in parks maintenance, landscaping, or related field to demonstrate aptitude or ability to perform above or related duties is preferred.
Certifications Required:
â ¢ A valid Utah Driverâ  s License
â ¢ First Aid and CPR Certification (ability to obtain)
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
â ¢ Demonstrate the ability to follow City policies and procedures
â ¢ Knowledge of the principles and practices of park maintenance
â ¢ Ability to maintain records and task lists
â ¢ Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others (i.e. employees, volunteers, and the general public)
â ¢ Ability to understand and follow oral instructions
WORKING CONDITIONS:
The physical demands and work environment 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.
â ¢ Work involves walking, talking, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reaching with hands and arms
â ¢ Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus
â ¢ The employee may be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 80 pounds
â ¢ The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet while in the office and moderately loud when in the field
â ¢ Work may periodically require the employee to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl
â ¢ The employee may be required to work in outside weather conditions, in wet and/or humid conditions, in high, precarious places, near moving mechanical parts, near fumes, airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals, or near risk of electrical shock and/or vibration
Additional Information
SCHEDULE:
Working approximately 40 hours a week, specific schedule to be set with the Parks Superintendent upon hiring; students may apply to work a reduced work week while enrolled in school.
APPLICATION PROCESS:
To apply, please submit a City application form in person or by mail to the City of Saratoga Springs, Human Resources, 1307 North Commerce Drive, Suite 200, Saratoga Springs, Utah, 84045, or by email to hneibaur@saratogaspringscity.com, or by fax to (801) 766-9794. Applications forms may be obtained on-line at www.saratogaspringscity.com.
SALARY RANGE:
Hiring at $12.00/hr.
BENEFITS:
There are no benefits offered as part of this position.
CLOSING DATE:
Open until filled. Send questions to Holly Neibaur at hneibaur@saratogaspringscity.com.
SUSPENSION OF PROCESS, ETC.:
The City reserves the right to reject any and all applicants, to waive any requirement set forth in this announcement, and to hire anyone as the City Manager or designee deems to be in the Cityâ  s best interest, all subject to legal requirements. Any application in response to this Announcement is at the applicantâ  s sole risk and expense. Although the City anticipates hiring one of the applicants responding to this announcement, there is no guaranty that any responding applicant will be hired.
Saratoga Springs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The City will provide reasonable accommodations as needed.
Pre-employment drug testing, proof of employment eligibility, and background check required.

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