Our client in Deerfield Beach is seeking a Maintenance Worker I to join their team.
Performs unskilled and semi-skilled manual work involving the maintenance of grounds, streets, utilities, athletic fields and general maintenance of City and community facilities. Performs a variety of tasks involving above-average physical effort, and operation of power tools and equipment requiring some manipulative skills and the ability to work without constant supervision once tasks are learned. Work is performed under close or moderate supervision of Division Managers, Supervisors or Crew Leaders and is reviewed while in progress and upon completion through direct observation to ensure accuracy and completeness.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform manual and/or laboring activities and general maintenance tasks in area of assignment.
Depending on area of assignment may operate, or assist with the operation of a variety of power tools, light and/or heavy equipment, and motorized vehicles.
Depending on area of assignment, may participate in the following tasks:
Perform routine grounds maintenance activities such as mowing and edging lawns, planting and trimming hedges.
Layout, plant, trim, weed, fertilize and apply mulch to flower and landscape beds.
Clean graffiti from City streets and structures.
Clean sidewalks, awnings, City buildings and recreation facilities as needed.
Secure various City facilities as needed.
Set up chairs, tables, and other equipment for activities as needed.
Assist street maintenance crews in removing and compacting earth with shovels, clearing debris, picking up litter, and carrying tools and equipment.
Pick-up and dispose of dead animals as is applicable.
Clean and sanitize City beach.
Load and unload materials on trucks; transport employees, materials, tools and/or equipment to and from appropriate locations.
Ensure availability of needed materials and supplies.
Visually check equipment and report maintenance or repair problems at the beginning and the end of the workday, assuring equipment is properly equipped, serviced and cleaned.
Assist in the installation and maintenance of irrigation systems, equipment and related components.
Perform custodial and general maintenance work for the City’s utility facilities and grounds as is applicable.
Perform installation, construction, maintenance, and repair of various parts, equipment and machinery involved in the water distribution and wastewater collection systems as applicable.
Dig trenches and weld pipes as applicable.
Assist in preparation of facilities for special events and 24-hour emergency callout as is applicable.
Construct, repair and maintain baseball, softball, soccer, and other types of athletic fields as needed.
Keep log book of all activities at each system as is applicable.
May perform work in confined space rescue.
Attend meetings as required.
Perform all other related duties as required.
High School Diploma or equivalent and at least one (1) year of experience in building and grounds maintenance, general construction, mechanical trades or custodial services.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of equipment, materials, and tools used in construction, grounds maintenance, utilities, or routine painting work. Knowledge of basic electricity. Knowledge of proper safety practices, procedures and regulations application to work being performed. Knowledge of the equipment, methods and materials used in ground maintenance. Knowledge of the proper methods and procedures used in cleaning work areas and equipment.
Skill in the use and care of tools, equipment and materials. Skill in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with other City employees and the public.