Roanoke Parks and Recreation

Contact Name: Renee Powers

Company/Organization/Agency: Roanoke Parks and Recreation

Address: 215 Church Avenue, SW, Room 303, Roanoke, VA 24011 United States

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Contact Phone: (540) 853-2236

Job Title: Maintenance Technician I - Trails and Greenways (Three Openings)

Job Description: Responsible for maintaining paved and natural surface trails and adjacent mowing. Performs skilled turf maintenance including mowing, weed-eating, edging, leaf mulching, aerating, fertilizing, and seeding. Must have knowledge of and ability to skillfully operate and do routine daily service and maintenance on a wide variety of mowers and equipment, including Groundsmaster 580D, Ventrac, zero turn and walk-behind mowers, weed-eaters, edgers, blowers, pickups, dump trucks, box trucks, front-end loader, backhoe, bobcat, mini skid steer, hand trail building tools, chainsaw and tractor. Performs semi-skilled maintenance, including chemical spraying, minor tree and shrub pruning, brush removal, mulching and other greenway and trail duties. Must have the ability to perform word processing, record keeping and report preparation on a computer and effectively use basic office equipment including computers, calculators, copiers, cell phones and mobile radios. Operates heavy and light equipment for snow removal. Must be able to obtain a Class B Commercial Learner's Permit prior to starting work, and be able to obtain a full CDL license within 6 months. Must be able to obtain a Registered Technician Spraying License within 6 months and a Fertilizer Applicator Certification within 12 months. High school diploma, general education degree (GED) or one to three years related experience and/or training in turf or landscape maintenance, one to three years related experience and/or training in the operation of medium to heavy motorized equipment and the performance of heavy manual labor; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Start Date: 8/15/2019

Application Deadline: 7/9/2019

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