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Grounds & Facilities Maintenance Assistant

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville

Operations
Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Description
CLASS SUMMARY:

This is the first of six levels in the Grounds and Facilities Maintenance series. Incumbents perform unskilled and semi-skilled manual labor as directed. Responsibilities may include operating mowers, weedeaters, chainsaws, and other similar equipment; operating a vehicle; maintaining landscaping; clearing roads and public areas of debris; patching potholes; and performing routine maintenance on equipment.

***PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN THROUGH SEPTEMBER 28, 2020, OR UNTIL FILLED.***
Example of Duties
TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)
  • Performs grounds and maintenance activities, which includes: mowing; edging lawns; watering and weeding lawns and gardens; trimming and pruning shrubs, hedges, and trees; performing weed abatement activities; applying mulches; and/or performing related activities.
  • Operates and maintains a variety of grounds maintenance equipment and machines, which includes: lawn mowers, trimmers, blowers, edgers, weed eaters, chainsaws, and related hand and power tools.
  • Performs a variety of road maintenance activities including patching potholes, clearing roads and public areas, and performing related duties.
  • Maintains a variety of records related to equipment operation and maintenance, service requests, and/or other grounds maintenance activities.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
     
Typical Qualifications
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):
Ability to read, write, and follow directions; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
 
Supplemental Information
LICENSING REQUIREMENTS: (positions in this class typically require):
Licensing Requirements:
  • Driver's License
KNOWLEDGE (position requirements at entry):
Knowledge of:
  • Basic work etiquette;
  • Manual labor.
  • SKILLS (position requirements at entry):
    Skill in:
    Following written and oral instructions;
    Performing manual labor;
    Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Positions in this class typically required: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

    Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of forces constantly to move objects.

    Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, bloodborne pathogens, and chemicals.

    NOTE:
    The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.