Conservation & Parks Technician Woodland Mound PT- Great Parks of Hamilton County

June 24, 2022 1:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

About this position:

Salary Range:

Up to $12.40 Annually

Join our team as a Conservation and Parks Technician! At Great Parks, our team members work together to preserve and protect natural resources and to provide outdoor recreation and education in order to enhance the quality of life for present and future generations.

Great Parks of Hamilton County is accepting applications for part time Conservation and Parks Technician at Woodland Mound. This part time position works various shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays.

Performs a variety of semi-skilled labor in developed and natural park areas. Assists in maintenance of park facilities, grounds, landscape beds, habitat, trails and equipment. Employee proceeds alone or with coworkers on regular duties, with guidance from supervisor. Refers unusual or difficult problems or situations to immediate supervisor. Required work on weekends, holidays, evenings and work outside of normal schedule

Assists with removal of invasive and nuisance plants from natural areas. Mows and bush-hogs grass and brush land areas. Collects, processes and plants native plants and seeds. Assists in collecting data on park flora and fauna, and conducting wildlife surveys. Performs various manual labor tasks to construct and maintain Great Parks’ trails, inspects trail conditions. Collects information to advise manager or functional supervisor and implements based on need.

Assists in the executing grounds and horticulture duties including mowing, planting, mulching and maintaining plants, flowers, shrubs and trees, prune trees and shrubs, weeds landscape beds, and removes leaf debris.

Assists with minor repairs to buildings, facilities and roadways, including minor plumbing repairs, rough carpentry, masonry, painting, replacing signs, repairing roadways and trails by patching pot holes, line striping, and other maintenance practices.

Performs janitorial duties in all areas. Picks up litter, sweeps and mops floors, empties wastebaskets, and cleans restroom facilities.

Assists with minor mechanical repairs and performs routine preventive maintenance to small gasoline engines in tractors, mowers, pumps, trucksters, trucks, and other equipment. Changes oil, lubricates moving parts, checks fluid levels, replaces belts, and performs other basic mechanical maintenance responsibilities.

Performs job responsibilities in accordance with performance expectations, and within Great Parks’ policy and procedure. Exhibits regular and predictable attendance and punctuality. Works assigned schedule and demonstrates willingness and ability to work outside of regular schedule as required and approved.

QUALIFICATIONS

An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience may qualify an applicant to demonstrate required knowledge, skills, and abilities. An example of an acceptable qualification is:

High School degree or GED and some prior experience or education in parks & recreation, natural resources, facility management, horticulture, grounds maintenance, or related field.

Must be 18 years of age or older

LICENSE & CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

State Motor Vehicle Operator’s License that meets GPHC current carrier guidelines.

Benefits include membership in Ohio Public Employees Retirement System and free or discounted use of many Great Parks of Hamilton County recreational activities.

Great Parks is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or any other classification protected under applicable law

More information and application can be found here.

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