Maintainer-Parks and Recreation PT

Town of Branford Job Announcement
Maintainer-Parks and Recreation

Department: Parks and Recreation
Location: 46 Church Street
Employment Type: Part Time
Days/Hours: Mon-Thurs. 8am to noon; Friday 8am to 11:00am
Pay Scale: $16.32 an hour.
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The position performs all tasks and duties that are required for the proper, orderly, and effective maintenance of the Community Center’s buildings, parks, fields, ball diamonds, recreation and sports equipment and other facilities under the jurisdiction of the Branford Parks and Recreation Department.

Essential Job Functions;
The essential functions or duties listed below 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

• Maintains general order and cleanliness of all assigned facilities.
• Inspect facility and the surroundings to help insure safe and proper conduct of patrons
• Maintain supplies needed for all restrooms, kitchens, etc.
• Assume all routine tasks, including sweeping, scrubbing, dusting, and polishing floors, washing walls, washing windows, cleaning restrooms, walks, fields, and fixtures, perform painting and general repair work at the centers, fields, cleans all sidewalks after snow or other weather conditions including snow removal, etc.
• Assist with the refinishing and preparation of the gym floor and conference and all-purpose rooms.
• Load and unload supplies and materials
• Keeping all department vehicles and equipment clean and in proper running order
• Cut grass and other landscaping responsibilities for all parks and fields
• Keep all fields and parks clean, tidy, and neat
• Mark all softball, baseball, football, and soccer fields, or other recreation areas necessary
• Assist with the moving of playground equipment and supplies when needed.
• Assist with the set-up, general maintenance, and tearing down of the Town beaches, such as floats, lifeguard stands, etc.

Other Functions:
Perform other related duties as may be directed by the Lead Maintainer/Supervisor. Drives recreation van on assigned field trips.

Supervision received: Works under the immediate supervision of the Lead Maintainer/Supervisor.

Supervision Given: None

Minimum Required Qualifications:
Education Training and Experience: Any combination of education and experience, which demonstrates the knowledge and experience to perform the work.

Special Requirements
Valid state driver's License. CDL endorsement preferred.

Knowledge, Ability and Skills:
Knowledge: Of equipment, materials and supplies used in building and grounds maintenance

Ability: To work independently and to complete daily activities according to work schedule; ability to lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods of time, and to perform strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions; ability to communicate orally and in writing; ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely; ability to understand, follow, and transmit written and oral instructions; ability to establish effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, and the public.

Skill: In operation of listed tools and equipment.

Tools and Equipment Used
Must know how to safely use lawn and landscaping equipment.

Job 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works in high, precarious places and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.

Physical and Mental Requirements
Work Environment None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3
Outdoor Weather Conditions X
Work in high, precarious places X
Work with toxic or caustic chemical X
Work with fumes or airborne particles X
Non weather related –extreme heat/cold X
Work near moving mechanical parts X
Risk of electrical shock X
Vibration X

Physical Activity None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3
Standing X
Walking X
Sitting X
Talking & Hearing X
Using hands/fingers to handle/feel X
Climbing or balancing X
Stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling X
Reaching with hands and arms X
Tasting or smelling X
Bending, pulling, pushing X
Driving X

Lifting Requirements None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3
Up to 10 pounds X
Up to 30 pounds X
Up to 50 pounds X
Up to 75 pounds X
Up to 100 pounds X
Over 100 pounds X

Noise Levels None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3
Very Quiet (forest, isolation booth) X
Quiet (library, private office) X
Moderate noise (computer, light traffic) X
Loud Noise (heavy equipment/traffic) X
Very Loud (jack hammer work) X

Vision Requirements:
__X__ Close vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 inches or less)
__X__ Distance vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 feet or more)
__X__ Color vision (i.e. ability to identify and distinguish colors)
__X__ Peripheral vision (i.e. ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or left and right while the eyes are fixed on a given point)
__X__ Depth perception (i.e. three dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)
____ No special vision requirements

(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.)

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Town of Branford reserves the right to limit the number of qualified candidates who will be considered for the position. All candidates must successfully pass a post-offer alcohol and drug substance abuse tests given at the Town's expense. The Town of Branford conducts background investigations for all positions prior to hiring. Refusal to sign the release form will terminate the candidate from further consideration.


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