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 IV - Trails and Greenways Crew Leader

Job Description: Supervises and participates in the work of a crew of highly skilled, semi-skilled, and/or unskilled maintenance technicians and maintenance workers responsible for maintaining paved and natural surface trails and adjacent mowing. Tasks include but are not limited to constructing and maintaining natural surface trails and roads, maintaining and repairing asphalt and concrete trails, mowing, trimming, leaf mulching, applying herbicides, performing turf maintenance such as seeding, aerating and fertilizing as well as performing landscape maintenance tasks such as pruning, mulching and weeding. Discusses job requirements with and receives detailed instruction from supervisor, then assigns daily tasks to crew. Inspects work in progress to assure conformance with instructions and regulations. 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, dump trucks, box trucks, front-end loader, forklift, backhoe, bobcat, mini skid steer, hand trail building tools, chainsaw and tractor. Must have the ability to read and prepare plans and detailed reports. 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/ice removal. Must possess a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) and three to five years training and/or experience in turf and landscape maintenance or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have a minimum of a Class B Commercial Driver Learner's Permit and the ability to obtain the Class B CDL license within 3 months of hiring. Must have the ability to obtain a Registered Technician spraying license within 6 months, a Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification in 3A and 3B within 18 months and a Fertilizer Applicator certification within 1 year of hiring. Experience building or maintaining natural surface trails preferred but not required.

Job Start Date: 8/15/2019

Application Deadline: 7/9/2019

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