Park Maintenance Worker I/II Job at Woodland, Yolo County, California

Park Maintenance Worker I/II

City of Woodland , California


Job Information 

Full-Time

Community Services

Mid Level

Salary/Wage 

$3,418.03 - $4,815.24 Monthly

Application Deadline 

Continuous

12/10/2021 05:00 PM PST

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive

Details 

To perform a variety of skilled and semiskilled horticulture tasks in the construction, maintenance and repair of parks, pools, recreation, and cemetery facilities and buildings.  The purpose of this recruitment is to fill a current vacancy in the Community Services Department, as well as establish an eligibility list for future vacancies.

Park Maintenance Worker I:

This is an entry-level classification in the park maintenance worker series. Positions in this class normally perform a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled duties. May be required to work any shift, including a regular work-shift that includes weekends and holidays, and routinely participate in a weeklong stand-by shift. Park Maintenance Worker I will usually exercise less independence, discretion and judgment on matters related to work procedures and methods.

Park Maintenance Worker II:

This is the journey level in the park maintenance worker series. This class differs from Parks Maintenance Worker I in that incumbents perform more complex parks maintenance duties, including the requirement to work any shift, weekends, and holidays, to work independently, exercise judgment, and operate the full range of tools and mechanical equipment related to a specific assignment. The incumbent Park Maintenance Worker II may also be expected to assist in the oversight and training of less experienced personnel. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the Park Maintenance I level, or when filled from the outside requires prior work experience.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

The City of Woodland is looking to fill a Park Maintenance Worker I/II position in the Community Services Department. The Ideal Candidate for the current vacancy is someone who has a good understanding of many aspects of the maintenance of facilities, parks, and horticulture. This position requires a “team player” with good interpersonal, time management, and communication skills. The Ideal Candidate must be highly self-motivated, able to work independently with minimal oversite, demonstrate good judgement, as well as be organized, flexible, approachable, resourceful, and a positive team contributor on a consistent basis. This position will also require the selected candidate work weekends, standby and overtime as necessary.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Performing general grounds cleaning, including emptying trash receptacles, mopping, sweeping, and raking City parks and recreation sites and Cemetery as needed. Maintain irrigation, maintain synthetic turf, mow, cultivate, prune, weed, renovate, and fertilize grass, plants, trees, flowers, and shrubs. Operate power mowers, turf groomers, chain saws, rototillers, aerators, hedgers, spreaders, front-end loader, edgers, air compressors, and other equipment. Utilize proper safety precautions related to all performed work, while all safe work procedures i.e. necessary PPE. Drive vehicles and equipment as required. Prepare and maintain athletic fields and related facilities, swimming pools, and cemetery/interment operations.  Regular, predictable, consistent and timely attendance is an essential function of the position, in that the failure of such attendance undermines the City’s ability to provide critical services to the employees, department and the public.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

Install, maintain and replace playground equipment and fences; assemble tables, benches and bleachers. Works as a member of the City pest control crew spraying various fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides in City park and recreation areas. Respond to inquiries from the general public. Install, maintain and repair irrigation systems. Assist in setting up community services and special events. Maintain, repair and replace plumbing systems and fixtures such as light switches, motors, wall receptacles, conduits, faucets, drinking fountains, water heaters, water closet, urinals, water regulators and pressure valves, and   building maintenance as required. Work cooperatively with others. Meet all Standby Program requirements; take standby duty, work any shift including weekends and holidays. Perform related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Park Maintenance Worker I:

Education:  High School Diploma or equivalent.

Experience:  Six (6) months of experience in the care and maintenance of landscapes or facilities.

License and Certificate:  Required upon hire, possession of a valid California Driver’s License.

Park Maintenance Worker II:
Education:
  High School Diploma or equivalent.

Experience:  One (1) year of experience performing duties comparable to those of a Park Maintenance Worker I in the City of Woodland.

License and Certificate:  Required upon hire, possession of a California Driver’s License. 
It is highly desirable to possess a State of California Qualified Applicator Certificate, Category B.

APPLICATION

Apply with a City of Woodland application by visiting www.cityofwoodland.org/employment or the Human Resources Office, City Hall, 300 First Street, 2nd Floor, Woodland, CA 95695 by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 10, 2021.  Supplemental questionnaire must be submitted with application by the final filing date to be considered.  Résumés and cover letters are encouraged but will not be accepted in lieu of the application form.  Postmarks will not be accepted.  

Review Process:  Based on the information provided in the application documents, the best qualified applicants will be invited for further examination.  All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination.  Depending upon the number of applications received, the examination may consist of an application screening, written and/or practical exam, oral interview or any combination thereof. 

Applicants will be required to take and pass a medical examination by a City of Woodland physician to insure their physical suitability to perform the assigned duties.  If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least seven days prior to the event.

Panel interviews tentatively scheduled for the week of December 13, 2021.

BENEFITS

Current Salary:                    
Park Maintenance Worker I            $3,418.03 - $4,362.38 per month
Park Maintenance Worker II           $3,772.86 - $4,815.24 per month

Retirement:                          
CalPERS Retirement system (2% @ 60 Formula for current CalPERS members and 2% @ 62 Formula for new CalPERS members).  The City does not participate in social security

Deferred Compensation:                  
Choice of deferred compensation plans

Medical:                                
CalPERS Medical Insurance Plans, including HMOs and PPOs.  City provides an allowance toward the cost of insurance.  Maximum Family Allowance (2022): $2,197.66 per month

Dental/Vision:                      
City paid Delta Dental and Medical Eye Services

LTD/STD:                             
City paid wage protection for long/short term disabilities

Life Insurance:                     
City provides $50,000 life insurance policy

Supplemental Benefits:     
Voluntary Supplemental Life, Cancer and Accident Only insurances, and Flexible Spending Accounts available

Vacation:                              
6.7 hours per month during first three years of service

Holidays:                               
12.5 paid holidays (including two floating holidays)

Sick Leave:                          
8 hours per month

Bilingual Pay:                      
$200 per month upon certification

Education Incentive:          
$625/year towards additional education or professional activities

The City of Woodland hires only U.S. citizens and individuals lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

The City of Woodland is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 

(530)661-5811

Contact email: 

hr@cityofwoodland.org

Location 

300 1st St

Woodland, CA 95695