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Grounds and Facilities Maintenance Technician

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville

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Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Description

CLASS SUMMARY:
This is the third of seven levels in the Grounds and Facility Maintenance series. Incumbents maintain assigned buildings and grounds. Responsibilities may include cleaning assigned facilities; maintaining landscaping; operating heavy equipment; setting up for meetings and events; touching up paint; replacing light bulbs, filters, and similar items; performing minor repairs to plumbing and electrical systems; performing rough carpentry and minor welding; installing small electrical appliances and furniture; and securing buildings.

***PLEASE NOTE: KNOWLEDGE IN ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING IS PREFERRED: HVAC, PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL, HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATION, WELDING, AND/OR CARPENTRY. THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT CITY OF CLARKSVILLE PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES WHO HAVE BEEN IN THEIR CURRENT POSITION FOR AT LEAST SIX MONTHS. NO OTHER APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED.***

Example of Duties

TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)
  1. Repairs and maintains non-mechanical/electrical building systems and/or structures which includes replacing parts, repairing fixtures, and performing related duties.
  2. Paints interior and exterior surfaces; cleans and repairs surfaces; applies paint products.
  3. Sets up chairs and tables for events, assembles event structures, and performs related duties.
  4. Inspects systems, equipment, and/or structures and ensures safety requirements are met. Secures, locks, and opens buildings as necessary. Cleans and maintains assigned facilities.
  5. Prepares logs and operational records.
  6. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Typical Qualifications

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):
High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) and one year custodial experience; 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:
  • Grounds and facilities maintenance principles and practices;
  • Applicable system and structure repair techniques;
  • Painting materials and techniques;
  • Applicable equipment, materials, and tools used in grounds maintenance activities;
  • Applicable standards and regulations;
  • Recordkeeping principles;
  • Safe work practices.
SKILLS (position requirements at entry):
Skill in:
  • Maintaining grounds and facilities;
  • Operating and maintaining applicable grounds maintenance equipment and tools;
  • Cleaning, painting, and repairing surfaces and structures;
  • Inspecting facilities, equipment, and other structures;
  • Identifying and repairing/replacing unsafe equipment;
  • Maintaining records;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Positions in this class typically require: 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 force constantly to move objects.

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

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