Parks Technician II
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POST DATE 8/7/2020
END DATE 8/8/2020
City of Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi, TX
We welcome and appreciate your interest in employment with the City of Corpus Christi. We are an equal opportunity employer; no information obtained during the recruitment/selection process is intended for any discriminatory purposes.
PAY, BENEFITS, & WORK SCHEDULE
Salary: $11.03 - $14.12 Hourly (Dependent on Qualifications)
Department: Parks and Recreation - Beach Operations
ATTENDANCE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION ARE AS FOLLOWS: Rotating 40-hour work week, Sunday - Saturday, between 7:00 am 8:30 pm. shifts may vary depending where you are placed, must be available to work additional hours as needed.
WHO MAY APPLY?
All persons legally authorized to work in the United States
The Parks Technician II objective is to maintain and mow the City of Corpus Christi s developed and undeveloped parkland, facilities, right of ways, and beaches.
Collect litter, large debris, animal carcasses, and tree limbs from parkland, facilities, right of ways and beaches
Sanitize restrooms and restock toilet paper, soap, hand towels
Operate a zero-turn riding mower, standup mower, push mower, tractors in different terrains and slopes
Operate gas and electric equipment to: weed eat and/or edge around sidewalks, fences, trees, shrubs, poles, signs, guardrails, inlets, meter boxes, alleys
Blow grass clippings and other miscellaneous debris off sidewalks, street curbs, parking lots and playgrounds
Operator must be able to drive work truck with trailer forward and reverse; Operator must be able to negotiate turns in a safe manner without damaging trailer and tow hitch
Install new or transplant plant life such as trees, shrubs, flower; application and distribution of compost and mulch by hand, hand tools or powered equipment
Lead assigned staff to complete tasks assigned by Park Operations Technicians III and Park Operations Supervisors
Reporting all injuries from assigned staff to Park Operations Supervisors
Responsible for maintaining preventive maintenance logs and submissions for fleet repairs; liaison between department and citizen; responsible for ensuring assigned staff return and secure all issued equipment
Must be able to remove graffiti using chemicals or pressure washer
Must be able to apply paint to walls, ceilings, poles, playgrounds, meter boxes, accessories, and any other assigned locations using a roller paint brush
May be asked to perform other duties as assigned
High School Diploma or GED
Two (2) years of work related experience
Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes
Requires operation of pickup trucks with trailers, motor vehicles, backhoes, tractors, aerial lifts up to 65 feet, and utility vehicles
Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds to move and deliver work material
Must be able to walk for long periods and distances
Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel and climb to perform various maintenance functions.
Must be able to work safely outdoors in all seasons and weather conditions
Must be able to work around plant material such as trees, shrubs, bushes and grass
A valid driver's license is required
Successful out of state candidates must be able to obtain a valid Texas driver's license within 90 days of hire
The City offers an excellent benefit package that includes:
Texas Municipal Retirement System the City offers a 2 to 1 match. Each employee automatically contributes 7% of their total compensation. The City matches 2 dollars for every 1 dollar you contribute.
Medical/dental/vision/life coverage for employees and their eligible dependents.
Vacation 88+ hours per year
Personal leave 40 hours per year
Sick leave 96 hours per year
Voluntary 457b deferred compensation plan
Eight (8) Holidays
Flexible Spending Account
City Employee Health & Wellness Clinic & City Employee Fitness Center
Learning & Development Academy
Tuition Reimbursement Programs
Employee Recognition Programs
BASIS OF RATING
Application review and the City may also conduct additional skill assessment tests, in addition to the panel interview.
Selected applicants must be able to pass a background investigation and a pre-employment drug test.
Any position that lists a minimum qualification for education level and/or license/certification will require the applicant to provide proof of documentation if selected for hire into the position with the City of Corpus Christi.
In the event of an emergency, employees are required to work to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services.