Parks Maintenance Technician I in NAMPA, Idaho

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Parks Maintenance Technician I\
City of Nampa\
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The City of Nampa Parks Department is seeking an individual who loves to
work outside and be a part of a team to beautify our city\’s parks and
trails. This position performs a variety of routine manual and
semi-skilled turfgrass management, landscape construction, maintenance,
and repair work in an assigned area of responsibility, including parks,
pathways, right-of-way areas, and other city properties. May serve as
the lead worker over an assigned maintenance crew; performs other duties
as required or assigned.

Positions Supervised: Supervision may be exercised over Seasonal
Maintenance Personnel.\
Work Schedule: Generally, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm; however, must be able to
work flexible and varied hours

Essential Functions Statement(s)\
Performs the full range of manual and semi-skilled turfgrass management,
landscape construction, maintenance, and repair work in an assigned area
of responsibility.\
Instructs or leads the work of an assigned maintenance crew and/or
seasonal workers to ensure the safe and efficient completion of all work
assignments.\
Maintains and repairs City parks, pathways, right-of-way areas, and
other city properties.\
Maintains and repairs light and heavy equipment and maintenance tools
and equipment, as necessary.\
Inspection and maintenance of park amenities such as playgrounds,
drinking fountains, benches, shelters, restrooms, and sports
courts/fields.\
Performs turfgrass management practices including mowing, irrigation
installation and calibration, aeration, fertilization, and pesticide
application.\
Maintains City pathways to comply with safety and regulations.\
Secures assigned work areas from hazards to ensure the safety of
recreational participants, maintenance crews, and the general public,
including flagging traffic.\
Maintains parks and City grounds in clean and safe conditions, including
picking up trash, tree and shrub pruning, weeding, spraying, plowing,
de-icing, and snow removal, and general maintenance, as necessary.\
Assumes responsibility for other duties as required or assigned and
attends meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions and
reviews publications and audio-visual materials to become and remain
current on principles, practices, and new developments in assigned work
areas.\
Install, operate, and troubleshoot irrigation systems including
conventional and 2-wire controllers, valve repair and maintenance, head
installation, cleaning, repair, and adjustment.\
Work closely with other City departments and/or civic organizations and
community volunteers.

SKILLS/ABILITIES\
Ability to lead and supervise the work of others as assigned.\
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Ability to efficiently operate related City vehicles, construction and
maintenance tools, and equipment, including trucks, tractors, backhoes,
mowers, sprinklers, and other related equipment.\
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Ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time with exposure to
varying weather conditions and day or night schedules as required.\
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Ability to meet the physical demands of mechanical and labor-intensive
duties including the ability to stand and walk for extended periods of
time and strength to lift and maneuver materials and equipment.\
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Ability to use a variety of hand tools and power tools safely.\
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Ability to understand and follow oral and/or written instructions,
operate GIS systems and blueprints, and perform shop mathematics.\
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Ability to prepare accurate and reliable record keeping.\
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Ability to perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with
accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines.\
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Ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in
writing, using both technical and non-technical language.\
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Ability and willingness to quickly learn and put to use new skills and
knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or
technology. Integrity, ingenuity, and inventiveness in the performance
of assigned tasks.

Education:\
High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): Required\
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Experience:\
1 plus year of experience in grounds maintenance, ballfield maintenance,
and/or turfgrass management.\
And/or any work experience related to the functional area of assignment
or any combination of experience and training which provides the
equivalent scope of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to
perform the work.\
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Computer Skills:\
Ability to operate a personal computer using standard or customized
software applications appropriate to assigned tasks and the ability and
willingness to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge
brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology.\
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Certifications & Licenses:\
Valid State of Idaho Class A CDL Driver\’s License with the
combination.\
Idaho Pesticide License with Core Competency and Ornamental Herbicides
endorsement.\
First Aid & CPR & AED Certification.


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