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Under the direction of the Parks Supervisor or a Senior Parks Maintenance Worker, perform grounds maintenance duties; including maintaining City parks, playgrounds, greenways, paths, ball fields, and all other vegetation and landscaped areas, as well as, routine maintenance of assigned tools and equipment.
Perform a variety of duties in maintenance, repair, turf care, and janitorial. Work to include but not limited to assisting with construction, ballfield maintenance, equipment operation and repair, irrigation installation and repair, weed control, and grounds/building maintenance of city parks and facilities. Specialized tasks to include pesticide application and tree work. The city is willing to assist in the obtainment of an Idaho pesticide applicators license and City of Moscow tree worker certification.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.
The incumbent shall work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes competing deadlines.
The incumbent shall at all times demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors.
Equipment operation and maintenance including mowing and small engine equipment as well as City vehicles.
Throughout all City parks, grounds, and playfields complete mowing, trimming, tree trimming, planting, turf maintenance, shrub bed maintenance, and other duties as assigned.
Throughout all City parks, grounds, playfields, etc., perform a variety of duties in maintenance, repair, custodial, waste management and operation as assigned.
Assist with irrigation repair.
Assist with sports field preparation and maintenance such as chalking, painting, infield skin maintenance, pitcher’s mound maintenance, etc.
As assigned work shifts to provide these essential functions at the Moscow Farmers Market and Moscow Community School District Playfields.
Valid Driver’s License
Ability to achieve Pesticide Application License provided by City
Ability to interact with members of the public respectfully at all times
Ability to work effectively with coworkers
Basic reading, writing, math, and computer skills
Ability to operate both light and heavy equipment
Ability to adhere to health and safety practices
Ability to adhere to laws, rules, regulation and policies
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, maintain routine records, and work cooperatively with others.
Ability to observe legal and defensive driving practices
Regular exposure to fumes, dust and odors
Weekend or evening work
Adverse weather conditions
Sitting and standing for extended periods of time
Lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds
Pushing or pulling
Reaching overhead and above the shoulders
Heavy physical labor
Working around and with machinery having moving parts
Fumes from man holes and stormwater piping
Work with chemicals
Affirmative Action/EEO statement The City has an equal employment opportunity policy. The City will not discriminate against an applicant for employment, which includes discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, physical or mental disability, age, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, and gender expression or identity.