CITY OF OVERLAND PARK - POSITION DESCRIPTION
JOB SUMMARY STATEMENT: Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled work in the maintenance, and repair of Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead facilities. Assists in daily maintenance of the Farmstead including cleaning and trash pickup. Assists in emergency cleaning and spot cleaning of facilities as needed. Assists in the planting and maintenance of flowers, trees, shrubs, and sod.
One weekend day may be required to cover 7 day operations during the open season.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Maintains, inspects, repairs, lubricates and cleans equipment and tools per manufacturer specifications listed in equipment manuals. Follows proper storage, maintenance and use techniques according to City policies and procedures.
Under supervision assists with construction, maintenance, and repair of landscape, hardscape, grounds and facilities.
Assists in emergency operations, including snow removal and storm clean up, as required.
Performs facility opening and closing procedures for daily operations, may support opening and closing procedures for special events. Supports and maintains facility restrooms, stocking and general tidiness.
Under supervision assists with the planting and maintenance of landscape beds including shrubs, perennials, annual flowers and trees. Works with hand tools, string trimmers, backpack blowers, and water tanks.
Performs landscaping maintenance to include: mowing, mulching, weeding, and watering.
Assist with the setup and tear-down of special events on the Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead facility.
Performs other duties as assigned.
The employee must work the days and hours necessary to perform all assigned responsibilities and tasks. Must be available (especially during regular business hours or shifts) to communicate with supervisors, customers, and any other persons or organization with whom interaction is required to accomplish work and employer goals.
The employee must be punctual and timely in meeting all requirements of performance, including, but not limited to, attendance standards and work deadlines; beginning and ending assignments on time; and scheduled work breaks, where applicable.
Minimum 16 years of age. No experience required.
Basic math skills.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Ability to carry out assignments through oral and written instructions.
Ability to work under distracting conditions.
Ability to work in a hectic environment with many interruptions.
Ability to make and receive phone calls.
Ability to operate power and hand tools.
Exposure to inclement weather conditions.
Exposure to chemicals, dust, sprays, fogs, and mists.
Ability to identify and distinguish colors.
Ability to lift 50lbs
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY (Direct & Indirect):
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.