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PT Four Oaks Maintenance Worker (Seasonal), 30 hours weekly

Published on April 21, 2021

Department(s): Four Oaks Golf Course

Location: Pittsburg, KS

The primary function is to perform mowing and trimming of Four Oaks Golf Course, complete landscape maintenance duties and perform general labor and maintenance work under the supervision of the Four Oaks Golf Course Superintendent. Other work may include soil and plant cultivation, cleanup duties, restroom cleaning and maintenance. An employee in this class may be assigned to other maintenance duties in the assigned Department. This position may require evening and weekend work.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

*Performs mowing, trimming, weeding, planting, cultivation, fertilization, watering, and pruning operations;
*Cleans and sanitizes restrooms;
*Applies fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides as instructed;
*Performs general landscape and cleanup duties, including trash and debris removal, graffiti removal, and litter pickup;
*Performs cleanup and maintenance duties on tennis and basketball courts;
*Assists with sprinkler irrigation systems;
*Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures;
*Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring.


Qualifications

Knowledge of:
Basic grounds maintenance skills, including but not limited to, mowing, trimming, planting, weeding, pruning, cultivation, and fertilization;
Applicable regulations and city policies regarding safe work practices, including application of herbicides and pesticides.

Ability to:
Follow written and oral instructions;
Operate power equipment, including but not limited to, riding and walk-behind mowers, weed cutters, blowers, trimmers, chainsaws, loppers and hedge clippers, and spray applicators;
Operate hand tools, including but not limited to, shovels, rakes, brooms, and hoses;
Operate a motor vehicle and learn the safe operation of other heavy equipment used in the performance of duties;
Communicate effectively with the public and other employees.


Requirements

*Strong work ethic
*Valid driver’s license and clean motor vehicle record required
*Grounds maintenance experience preferred
*Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
*Must be able to pass pre-employment screening: background check, drug screen and physical