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City of North Kansas
North Kansas City, MO 64116
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Summary of Duties

Under the direct supervision of the Park Maintenance Foreman this position performs manual and semi-skilled work in construction, maintenance, operation and repair of related service activities for the citys parks, athletic fields; and to performs other related duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs a variety of landscaping duties; mows grass; plants flowers and shrubs; weed eats around signs and fence lines; clears leaves, tree limbs and other debris from park areas; spread ground cover, dirt or mulch; prunes trees and shrubs; watering; pull weeds from flower beds; spread grass seed;
  • Manages the daily operations of the spray ground at Dagg park to include but not limited to; daily start up and shut down, scheduled water testing and recording, cleaning filter basket and back washing filter; clean out the holding tank with skimmer; drain and scrub on a weekly basis;
  • Assesses condition of the parks on a regular basis through physical inspection and address problems as needed or assigned;
  • Prepares baseball and soccer fields for play (chalking, drag, line, rake, etc);
  • Hauls trash from all bins throughout the park system;
  • Performs janitorial duties, minor plumbing repairs and light carpentry;
  • Assists in maintaining exterior and interior of restrooms, park office and maintenance shed, including walls, ceiling, roofs, gutter, windows, doors;

Assists in maintaining a clear record of maintenance, accident reports and repair activities. Informs Park Foreman of materials and equipment needed to perform job;

  • Assists with special events and projects and seasonal work; installs and removes holiday decorations; clears parks areas of debris following special events;
  • Assist Municipal Services as needed, either as planned or joint projects.
  • Works a rotating weekend shift,
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Helps direct, oversee and assist seasonal attendants in all aspects of park and facility maintenance duties described herein or as assigned.

Budgetary Responsibilities

  • None

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED, supplemented by one (1) year of experience in maintenance, landscaping, custodial or construction; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job.
  • Must have a valid drivers license.
  • Must possess and maintain the following certification; first aid and CPR certification within 6 months of hire date;
  • May be required to obtain special certifications related to landscaping, aquatics and playground safety;
  • Must be available to be on call as needed, with overtime, weekend and holiday work required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

  • Ability to understand the parks infrastructure and related policies and projects;

  • Ability to exchange information for the purpose of clarifying details within well-established policies, procedures and standards;
  • Requires the ability to operate and control the actions of equipment, Kubota and John Deer tractor, hand tools, machinery and or materials to complete task;
  • Must have the ability to perform the essential functions of this position, especially for extended periods of time and in unfavorable weather conditions;
  • Ability to use sound judgment to detect unusual, harmful, or emergency situations and act accordingly;
  • Ability to comprehend, process, and apply both verbal and written skills appropriate to the job;
  • Possess the ability to interpret and explain city policies and procedures to park patrons.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Other Requirements

  • Tasks requires the regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demand work, typical involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and that generally involves lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (50lbs).
  • Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain fumes, temperate and noise extremes heights, confined spaces, toxic agents, irate customers.
  • Exposure to blood borne pathogens or human bacteria possible.
  • Requires a post offer drug test.

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The City of North Kansas City, MO is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, marital status, race, color, creed, mental or physical disability, religion, national origin, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, source of income, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law, in the admission or access to, or employment in, its programs or activities. All interested parties are encouraged to apply!


Posted: 2021-06-04 Expires: 2021-07-06

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