Carlsbad - TheCommunity: The City of Carlsbad is ideally situated in north San Diego County where a great climate, beautiful beaches and lagoons, and abundant natural open space combine with world-class resorts, family attractions, well planned neighborhoods, excellent schools, and a charming village atmosphere to create the ideal California experience. Covering nearly 40 square miles, the City of Carlsbad is currently home to about 115,000 residents. Thanks to an award-winning growth management plan, the city's infrastructure and services keep pace with development and promote an excellent quality of life.
Park Maintenance Worker II: This is the Journey level in the park maintenance worker series. Positions in this class normally perform a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled park maintenance activities as well as electrical, mechanical, and plumbing system repairs. All positions assigned to this class require the ability to work independently, exercising judgment and initiative. Park Maintenance Worker II may also be expected to assist in the preparation and training of less experienced personnel.
The Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will possess a positive attitude and a proven record of teamwork and cooperation. Parks employees must reflect Carlsbad’s high standards and values and be dedicated to the stewardship of public facilities and lands. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of playgrounds, irrigation, lighting, fencing and other park facilities, with experience in general masonry and carpentry construction. Must be able to work routinely on weekends and be willing to volunteer for after hours duty on a rotating basis.
Tentative Recruitment Schedule: Applications accepted until June 25th, 2021 Interviews tentatively scheduled the week of July 5th, 2021
Assist in the training of less experienced maintenance workers.
Clean walks, fields, courts, and other facilities.
Spade and otherwise prepare ground around plants and shrubs, including mixing and applying fertilizers.
Plant trees, flowers, shrubs and turf.
Pick up rubbish and paper and perform general grounds cleaning.
Perform routine cleaning and semi-skilled maintenance in park buildings and recreation buildings in the park area.
Drive vehicles as required and assist in routine maintenance on such vehicles.
Assist in moving and installing park and recreational facilities.
Install and maintain irrigation systems.
May assist in street maintenance, building maintenance, or other public works projects, as required.
Basic methods, tools, materials, and equipment used in maintenance and construction work.
Safe work practices.
Plant pests and diseases, and methods of their control and eradication.
Basic construction and repair methods, including carpentry, pipe fitting, painting, and cement work applicable to park maintenance and construction.
Maintenance and repair of light equipment.
Use the hand and light power tools required in general grounds and public works maintenance work.
Perform heavy manual labor.
Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with contacted in the course of work.
Perform semi-skilled and skilled park maintenance work.
Work independently in the absence of supervision.
Assist in the supervision and training of less experienced personnel.
EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:
Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be one year of experience performing duties comparable to those of a Maintenance Worker I.
Internal Number: 0053121
About City of Carlsbad Parks & Recreation Department - Carlsbad, CA
The Community: This nearly 40 square mile City is ideally situated in north San Diego County with an approximate population of 115,000. It offers a great climate, beautiful beaches, lagoons and abundant natural open space. World class resorts, family attractions, well-planned neighborhoods, a diverse business sector and a charming village atmosphere combine to create the ideal California experience.