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Park Maintenance Worker/Specialist - Lower Huron Metropark

LOCATION: Lower Huron Metropark

BARGAINING UNIT / LEVEL: Non-Supervisory Level 04/06

SALARY RANGE: $42,973 - $57,429 annually DOQ  

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:   Under the supervision of the District Park Maintenance Manager, Park Maintenance Supervisor and/or Golf Course Maintenance Supervisor, work activities in this position primarily involve performing unskilled and skilled labor in connection with the maintenance of buildings, structures, grounds, construction and development of parks, utilities, roads and special facilities (including aquatic facilities).     

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - Park Maintenance Worker – Level 04

Associate’s Degree in related field required.
Two years of related experience, may be substituted for each year of college.         
Four years-experience in related field for Worker/level 4.
Must maintain a valid Michigan driver's license and an acceptable driving record.
Ability to use hand tools and power tools.
Ability to operate push or power driver mowers, trucks, tractors and heavy equipment.
Ability to load, unload and move materials between work locations.
Ability to stand, stoop and bend for extended periods and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
Ability to traverse sandy, marshy or wooded areas with even or uneven terrain.
Ability to work in all weather conditions.
Ability to work varied hours depending upon park demands.
Possession of Pesticide Applicator License or ability to obtain within 3 months of employment.
Possession of a Michigan Commercial Driver License (CDL) or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment.
May be required to obtain other certifications as required by Management. Possession of Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) or Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification or ability to obtain within 12 months of employment will be required for this position.
Will be required to work assigned Special Events, Weekends, Evenings and Holidays.
Will be required to adjust schedule to meet organizational needs.
Ability to perform essential duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – Park Maintenance Specialist – Level 06

Meets all of the minimum qualifications of the Park Maintenance Worker – Level 04.
Ten years-experience for Specialist/level 6.


Ability and aptitude to follow instructions.
Ability to apply knowledge of plumbing, heating and cooling, and electrical methods.
Ability to apply knowledge of materials, tools, practices and methods of grounds maintenance.

Knowledge of turf grass and landscape maintenance practices.  

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