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Parks Maintenance Aide

Company: Stafford County
Location: Stafford
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Benefits Supplemental Questions Performs responsible unskilled work in the repair, maintenance, and care of the County's grounds and related structures and equipment; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision. Examples of Duties: Assisting with building and grounds maintenance work; Operates a variety of mowers in grass cutting operations; Assists in repairing drives and walkways; Marks off athletic fields to prescribed standards; Operates light automotive or power equipment in connection with above tasks; Runs errands, picks up and delivers supplies and materials; Assists in the propagating, planting, cultivating, watering and spraying of flowers, plants, shrubs and trees, and turf areas; Cuts, prunes and trims trees, shrubs and hedges, rakes leaves and removes fallen limbs and trash; Performs litter control duties; Performs custodial and maintenance tasks for recreational facilities; Performs related tasks as required. This is medium work requiring the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects, and some heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for use of measuring devices, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and oils. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of the eighth grade and some experience in grounds work. Possession of a valid appropriate Driver's License valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia and ANSI approved steel-toed boots or shoes. Supplemental Information: Some knowledge of the tools, materials, and equipment used in horticulture; some knowledge of the materials, equipment, tools, and techniques of the standard building trades; some knowledge of safety precautions applicable to the duties of the class; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to use common hand tools; ability to operate machinery and equipment.

Keywords: Stafford County, Alexandria , Parks Maintenance Aide, Professions , Stafford, Virginia

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