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Parks Technician I/II (Recreation & Parks)
PRIMARY JOB TASKS:
 Maintenance of parks, athletic fields, recreational equipment and related facilities.
  1. Assist skilled trade workers in the completion of maintenance, repair & construction projects.
  2. Operate and maintain grounds maintenance equipment, hand and power tools, City vehicles and heavy equipment.
  3. Possess the ability to follow oral and written instructions and to communicate effectively, and to work well with fellow employees.
  4. Possess knowledge of occupational safety rules and practices. Consistently use safe work practices as defined by OSHA, TOSHA, City policies and Departmental policies.
  5. Maintain an accurate record of work performed; complete and submit a Labor Distribution Sheet daily.
Position: Parks Technician I/II (Recreation & Parks)
Organization: City of Oak Ridge
Location: Oak Ridge,  TN 
United States
Salary: Parks Tech I (E – 1) $13.03/hr & Parks Tech II (H – 1) $16.11/hr
Posting Start Date: 7/12/2021
Date Posted: 7/12/2021
Requirements EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATIONS:
 
Parks Tech I:
 
  1. High School Diploma or GED and two years’ experience performing manual labor in the landscaping and/or construction industry.
  2. Knowledge of principles and techniques of landscaping and grounds maintenance. In the future, may be required to obtain a TN commercial pesticide applicator certification.
  3. Excellent physical condition with good manual dexterity. Must possess the ability to lift or carry 75 pounds, to work in all weather conditions, to bend, stoop, and climb ladders when necessary.
  4. Must possess a valid TN driver’s license with a good driving record. In the future, may be required to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License.
 
Parks Tech II:
 
  1. High School Diploma/equivalent and four (4) years of experience in facility or recreational maintenance operations.
  2. Must have Commercial Driver’s license.
  3. Must have the following certifications:
    1. State Pesticide certification; and
    2. Confined Space certification.
  4. Certified Playground Safety Inspector certification preferred.
 
Individuals interested in applying for this position must apply online.  Please visit our website,
https://tn-oakridge.civicplushrms.com/careers/ before 12:00 noon, Monday, July 26, 2021.
 
 THE CITY OF OAK RIDGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
INCLUDING THE DISABLED
Status: This listing expires on: 8/11/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
City of Oak Ridge
Address:
1401 Oak Ridge Turnpike
PO Box 1
Oak Ridge,  TN 37831
United States
Email:
cgordon@oakridgetn.gov
Phone:
(865) 425-3559
Fax:
Contact:
https://tn-oakridge.civicplushrms.com/careers/