Parks/Facilities Worker Community Services Parks & RecreationPosition Overview Operates various types of light and medium equipment used in the maintenance, construction, and/or repair of City parks; 29+ city facilities; performs various types of grounds and facility maintenance tasks; assists in the construction and/or renovation of park structures; provides assistance in maintaining athletic fields; provides assistance in maintaining 1699+ acres of park spaces; provides assistance in maintaining designated downtown facilities; assists in the setup of special events; and performs other related duties as assigned. Job DutiesConducts routine grounds maintenance work:Mows and maintains lawns and/or other turf areas.Removes and disposes of trash and debris from grounds.Cleans and maintains public restroom facilities.Operates various types of light and medium maintenance, construction, and/or repair equipment including but not limited to line mowers, gang mowers, tractors, bucket truck, chipper, graffiti blaster, aerator; utilizes chain saws, weed eaters, welders, and other power tools. Performs gardening/landscape application to include pesticide, herbicide and fertilizer.Participates in soil and turf management.Performs maintenance, construction, and repair of park buildings, structures, and related public facilities.Provides assistance in the construction and/or renovation of park space.Performs plumbing repairs; assists in installing irrigation systems.Participates in preparing and maintaining athletic fields.Assists in setting up tents, tables, and chairs for City-sponsored special events.Performs other related duties as assigned or required.QualificationsHigh school diploma or equivalent required. Three (3) years parks/grounds maintenance and/or other related experience (construction or repair) is required.Three (3) years operating light to medium equipment is required.Class B CDL within 6 months of employment.Valid Texas Driver's license with acceptable driving record required. Starting Salary/Non-Exempt: $12.61-$13.24 per hour (DOQ). The City of San Marcos offers regular non-exempt employees a great benefits package which includes vacation, paid holidays and accrued sick leave. POSITION CLOSES: FEBRUARY 25, 2013A City of San Marcos on-line application is required. Visit https://jobs.sanmarcostx.gov and select 'Search Postings' to apply and/or to obtain the complete job description. You may attach a copy of your resume/cover letter at time of application. You should receive an online confirmation once you have successfully submitted your application.Human Resources Office - City Hall630 E. HopkinsSan Marcos, Texas 78666Telephone: 512.393.8066 Fax: 512.393.8074 E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.orgInternet Address: www.sanmarcostx.gov The City is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, Drug-Free Workplace. Location: San Marcos Compensation: $12.61-$13.24 per hour (DOQ)Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.Phone calls about this job are ok.Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.