The Parks & Streets position offers full-time year-round outdoor opportunities with Park City Municipal Corporation. The Summer season consists of technical irrigation job duties, and the Winter season brings snow removal. The areas of parks include recreational spaces, trails, sports fields, and landscaped areas. This position may require the operation of medium and heavy construction equipment and other specialized equipment while providing seamless cooperative service to our residents and visitors.
EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL JOB DUTIES
May operate specialized heavy and light equipment such as front-end loaders, backhoes, mowers, utility vehicles, and other similar equipment in the maintenance, and construction.
Checks and services assigned equipment performs routine maintenance and emergency repairs; reports mechanical problems to the Field Supervisor and/or Fleet Operations Team Leader
Monitors and adjusts the irrigation system to effectively irrigate parks including the installation, repair, and maintenance.
*Heavily involved in the removal of snow during the winter months including plowing and hauling of snow from City streets, sidewalks, trails, and parking lots.
*Ensures assignments such as snow removal, flood control, street repairs, signage, and maintenance is completed in a timely and professional manner.
Accurately applies fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, pesticides, etc. to stimulate growth or in control of various pests and plant diseases.
Monitors and evaluates the work of contract service providers. Oversees contract labor and construction projects. Provides input in the development of contracts.
Performs skilled construction functions related to repair and maintenance of all City assets.
Performs other job-related tasks as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to establish and maintain positive effective working relationships with employees, other divisions, and the public
Ability to understand, follow and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Knowledge of landscaping, horticultural, irrigation and field maintenance practices
Skilled in the safe application and use of chemicals and fertilizers
Must have the ability to act effectively in emergency and stressful situations
Ability to be a positive leader with seasonal staff, coordinating, facilitating, teaching, coaching, and training employees.
Ability to work collaboratively in a self-managed team environment
Skilled in the operation of a variety of light, medium and heavy equipment under varying conditions
Knowledge of minor equipment maintenance and repair functions
Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to mechanized equipment operation
Knowledgeable in the use of computer systems
Ability to work alone and make decisions
Ability to adhere to all City and departmental safety policies and procedures
Must have or ability to obtain City National Incident Management System Certification
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Must have or ability to obtain a Class B Utah Commercial Driver’s License with Tanker and Air Brake endorsements.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Working knowledge of Park City Municipal geographic area
2 years working with construction-type equipment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, run, and hear.
The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle or operate objects, controls, or tools. Ability to climb and pull own weight in and out of equipment
Must be able to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, taste and smell.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Often required to work non-traditional working hours which include, weekends, holidays and nights.
Physically demanding work environment.
The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places, and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
Work is performed primarily in vehicles and outdoor settings, in all weather conditions including extreme temperature extremes, and includes day, swing and night shifts.
Work environment may be physically demanding
The noise level in the work environment can be moderate to high.
Occasional on-call working hours including evenings and weekends.
Periodic exposure to stressful situations
The physical demands and work environments described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Accommodations will be examined on a case-by-case basis.