At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do and they are proud to tell people “I work for the County of Marin.” Read on to find out more about this opportunity:
ABOUT THE POSITION
There is currently one (1) full time vacancy and one (1) fixed-term, full-time vacancy for a Maintenance Equipment Operator in Marin County Parks. Maintenance Equipment Operators independently perform a full range of maintenance work, including the use of hand/power tools and operating small, medium, and heavy equipment. Under the direction of the supervisor, this position will work on projects associated with the Marin County Open Space District’s Road and Trail Plan, from winter storm damage to routine maintenance. Incumbents use a variety of hand / power tools, and motorized equipment to perform minor carpentry, plumbing, grading and maintenance work. Maintenance Equipment Operators also participate with other agencies in training in the use of Best Management Practices for fire road and trail maintenance and construction. The Maintenance Equipment Operator works with team members within Marin County Parks, including seasonal staff and volunteers, on erosion control projects on fire roads, trails and in the development of park recreational facilities.
We are looking for someone skilled in the use of light, medium and heavy equipment, hand/power tools, including chainsaws, motorized equipment such as tractor mowers, mini-excavators, bulldozers, skip loaders and motorized wheelbarrows. The ideal candidate has experience giving direction to contract crews and seasonal staff and have the ability to work well as part of a group while maintaining good communication with co-workers. Experience training others in work and safety procedures, using sound independent judgment within established procedural guidelines, and safely using hand and power tools, including chainsaws in urban and backcountry locations, is essential. They have some knowledge of basic water dynamics associated with erosion control and Best Management Practices associated with fire road and trail maintenance. The ideal candidate for this position has personal and professional integrity, is highly organized, possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and demonstrates a strong commitment to customer service by working effectively with all visitors and members of the public.
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