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Park Attendant III (Open Until Filled) at Leon County BOCC in Tallahassee, Florida

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Job Description:

Salary: $35,443.20 - $58,468.80 Annually   Location: Parks & Rec - 1907 South Monroe St. Tallahassee, FL   Job Type: Career Service Full Time   Job Number: 051-24   Department: Office of Resource Stewardship   Division: PARKS AND RECREATION SERVICES   Opening Date: 05/16/2024   Closing Date: Continuous   Pay Grade: 103   Leon County Government offers an extensive benefit package for FULL TIME employees. EXECUTIVE LEVEL employee benefits are determined through contract negotiations.  Below are some of the highlights.
  • Medical Insurance-Employer and Employee Contributions
  • Voluntary Dental Insurance
  • Voluntary Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Group Term Life Insurance-Employer Paid
  • Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Legal Insurance
  • Voluntary Individual Insurance Coverages with AFLAC & Colonial
  • State of Florida Retirement Plan-Employer & Employee Contributions
  • Voluntary 457(b) Deferred Compensation Savings for Retirement
  • Retirement Savings Match-for-employees earning less than $50,000
  • Annual Leave Accrual
  • Sick Leave Accrual
  • 3 Personal Days
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Loans At Work Program
This is manual, semi-skilled, and skilled work maintaining park facilities. Work involves the inspection, repair, and maintenance of facilities, playgrounds, systems, and structures within the division. Work also involves coordinating the needs of buildings with Facilities Management, to ensure that Parks are operating in a safe and efficient manner.   NOTE: The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.  The Job Description Questionnaire (JDQ) reflects a more detailed description of the position. Neither the   job description nor the JDQ constitutes an employment agreement. Both are subject to change as the needs of the County and requirements of the job change.  
ESSENTIAL DUTIES
  • Serves as Lead Worker. Acts as lead worker of two to three maintenance workers or park attendants which includes overseeing the work of others and assigning tasks at the direction of the Superintendent. Determines work procedures to be followed to reach work goals while promoting efficiency, productivity and safety among crew members. Recommends personnel actions and need of additional staff to Supervisors.
     
  • Performs park maintenance. Performs major and minor carpentry tasks to effect Parks C.I.P, repairs existing park structures, layout carpentry improvements and repair and replace roofs, siding, trusses as needed. Installs and repairs small plumbing improvements, also minor electrical repairs to include wiring of lights and equipment as needed. Performs masonry tasks with layout of concrete foundations, finishing concrete slabs and sidewalks, and laying concrete blocks. Paints new parks for improvement, cleans and paints existing park structures. Serves as a liaison for Facilities Management by recommending repairs and large-scale maintenance and projects.
     
  • Performs maintenance and equipment operations. Operate and maintain various types of light and heavy equipment in park projects. Account for assigned power tools, mowers, tractors and vehicles assigned to your responsibility. Performs ground and park maintenance duties and complete inspection duties as required. Completes requisitions for materials and supplies necessary to complete assigned tasks. Inspects, lubricates, and operates all power tools and equipment according to manufacturer's specifications.  Sharpens, fixes and/or repairs all hand tools necessary to perform maintenance tasks.
 
OTHER IMPORTANT OR MARGINAL DUTIES Compiles material lists for various projects and fills out paperwork for permits, materials, and purchasing as necessary. Maintains records and complies with procedures associated with purchasing cards. Informs public of County policies and procedures, Division policies and procedures, state, federal and local laws as applicable to the work assignments, and County general use rules of facilities. Maintains daily log book to record work assignments, materials expended, et cetera.  
DIFFICULTY  Independent judgment is required to make decisions in construction methods when supervision is not available. Large improvements in parks are often impacted by other maintenance or repair emergencies that require shifts in attention. Problem solving is exercised when deciding how to compete a project on time with available materials, while ensuring that complete work is safe to the public.   
RESPONSIBILITY:
Supervision Received
This position's duties are somewhat defined and periodically checked.  This position has access to supervisor and/or lead co-worker when needed.
 
Supervision of Others Employee does not officially supervise; however, employee performs lead worker assignments that may include overseeing the work of others and assigning tasks at the direction of the Superintendent.  
INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CUSTOMER CONTACT  Work requires interaction with park users and contact with Operations personnel to borrow or lend equipment to complete projects.  
EQUIPMENT AND TOOLS USED Some equipment and tools used in this position are a personal computer, adding machine/basic calculator, car and/or light truck, large truck, tractor with front-end loader, backhoe attachments, tree spade, and small hand tools associated with carpentry and finish construction.  
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS  Work is performed mainly outdoors.  Work environmental factors include exposure to vapors, fumes, chemicals, odors, inclement weather conditions, exposure to insects and animals, et cetera.  Physical demands require lifting in excess of 50 pounds.  Physical demands include crawling, stooping, kneeling, balancing, climbing, reaching, handling, et cetera.  
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Knowledge of carpentry.  
  • Knowledge of plumbing.  
  • Knowledge of masonry.
  • Knowledge of painting.  
  • Knowledge of equipment operation.  
  • Ability to read and write.  
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.  
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively through oral and written communication.
  • Ability to comprehend math and basic geometry.  
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, peers, supervisors, and the general public.  
  • Ability to follow through on assignments with attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of construction estimating procedures.
  • Ability to read and comprehend technical manuals, specifications, blueprints, and construction drawings.
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal permitting requirements, OSHA standards, and other construction requirements.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Requires a high school diploma or an equivalent and two years of job-related experience.
 
Necessary Special Requirements:
  • Must possess a valid State of Florida Class "E" operator's license and have a favorable driving record.
     
  • A Playground Safety Inspector Certification is preferred, however, certification must be attained within 18 months)
     
  • A CDL Class "B" operator's license with an "N" endorsement is preferred.

  • All Leon County employees (regular full-time and part-time, OPS, and PRN) are required to work before, during and after a Declared Local State of Emergency (DLSOE). Participation is considered a condition of employment.

Selection Guidelines:
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check, and drug testing.
 
FLSA STATUS:   Position is Non-Exempt: this is manual, semi-skilled, and skilled work maintaining park facilities.  Work involves performing primarily carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, and masonry tasks. 

Click APPLY NOW to submit your application today!   Leon County is an equal opportunity employer.
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