MAINTENANCE OPERATOR HIGHWAYS, PARKS, BUILDINGS, AND GROUNDS
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs manual labor in the construction, upkeep and/or maintenance of Village buildings, parks, grounds, Village streets, storm sewers, equipment and property; does related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: An employee in this class performs manual tasks in the construction and maintenance of Village buildings, parks, grounds, streets, storm sewers, street lights, traffic signals/signs, vehicles and equipment. The operator may operate mowers, snow blowers, trucks, plows, hand tools, power tools, computer or other related equipment in the performance of assigned work. Emergencies, and or other circumstances may require working at any time of the day or night and extended hours. Assignments are outlined by the Superintendent of Highways, Parks Buildings and Grounds, Foreman, and/or Crew Leader. Standard procedures are followed and work is inspected for safety and economy of operation.
EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only) Performs Janitorial Duties; Vacuums, cleans restrooms, strips/wax floors, etc. Minor repairs and maintenance of buildings; heating, cooling, painting, electrical, plumbing, and rough carpentry Applies fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides Cuts Grass in Village Parks, medians, and, right of ways, Plants trees, shrubs, flowers and related landscape duties Operates chainsaw to fall trees, and remove brush; prunes trees and shrubs Performs repairs to road surfaces and right of ways Hwy, Parks, Bldg. & Grounds Operator Page 2 of 4 Plows snow in dump truck with wing and plow, loader, snow blower, salts village streets and parking lots, and sidewalks. Shovels snow at Village Buildings as required. Erects street signs in accordance with local, state, and federal requirements Has a working knowledge of traffic signals and street light maintenance and repair or the ability to learn Operates heavy equipment such as back hoes, loaders, and skid loaders Performs crack filling duties, operates power tools, jack hammer Fills out work sheets, and maintains maintenance records utilizing a computer Rough grades and lutes asphalt to finish grade Performs masonry work in repairing streets, sidewalks, curbs, catch basins, and manholes Picks up debris and trash in Village Parks and along Village right of ways Works overtime as required Does related work as assigned or required
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Good knowledge of road work, parks and grounds, building maintenance procedures and equipment and skill in operating such equipment; good knowledge of repair to equipment including repair to gasoline and diesel engines; ability to follow simple written and oral directions; thoroughness; dependability; good physical condition.
ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Some experience in road, building, and grounds maintenance work and completion of a standard high school course; or any equivalent combination of experience, and training which provides the required knowledge skills and abilities.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Snow plowing may require working more than 8 hours per day which may include working day time and night time shifts. While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb ladders and frequently climb stairs; operate in confined spaces and routinely traverse irregular surfaces. The employee must have the physical ability, strength and mobility necessary to complete the duties independently and in concert with others; ability to repetitively lift and move objects VILLAGE OF GERMANTOWN JOB DESCRIPTION Hwy, Parks, Bldg. & Grounds Operator Page 3 of 4 weighing up to 90 pounds without assistance, approximately four times per day, and lift and move objects weighing up to 200 pounds in concert with others approximately five times per week. The Employee is required to pass a DOT physical, drug screen, and respiratory evaluation.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This work environment has a moderate noise level.
SELECTION GUIDELINES, REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, AND RECEIPT: The selection process may include formal application, rating of qualifications and experience, oral interviews, reference checks, background examination, and job related tests. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. 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 does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. The Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with state and federal law, the Village will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. ____________________________________________________