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Employment Notice-The City of Arkadelphia is accepting applications for a Parks Maintenance Worker until January 27, 2021. 

PARKS MAINTENANCE WORKER

Parks and Recreation

Salary: Full-time

Relationships

Report to: Facilities Maintenance Manager, Assistant Facilities Maintenance Manager

Subordinate staff:  None

Job Summary

Performs a wide variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks related to care and maintenance of the City’s Parks & Recreation facilities. Operates maintenance equipment such as small tractors, push mowers, and handheld gasoline grass trimmers. Expected to represent the department, and its philosophies in a favorable and professional manner while performing all of the position’s duties.  This position is Safety Sensitive due to the duties and responsibilities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

GENERAL DUTIES

Inspect facilities for cleanliness, safety, and general maintenance of sports facilities and playing fields on a daily basis.

  1. Maintain the dirt infields by leveling, grading, and dragging
  2. Identify unsafe areas both in the infield and outfield and correct those as soon as possible.
  3. Install lines at the beginning of the season and maintain those lines.
  4. Follow the standard operating procedure checklist for all facilities.
  5. Report any damages or repairs that exceed your capacity to immediately fix.
  6. Maintain park areas for cleanliness which requires cleaning bathrooms, storage room, picking up litter, remove fallen trees and limbs, and any other debris or unsightly material.
  7. Planting, trimming, and care of trees, shrubs, and flowers in the city park areas and designated city facilities.
  8. Perform other tasks for the maintenance of parks and playground equipment repair.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Capable of operating standard size trucks and riding lawnmowers.
  2. Physically capable of preparing playing fields for games through the actions of hand-raking, shoveling, and dragging.
  3. Physically capable to operate maintenance equipment such as gasoline grass trimmers.
  4. Physical ability to lift a minimum of 75 lbs. to height equal to the end of a city flatbed truck in one single lift.
  5. Physical ability to perform outdoor work in adverse weather conditions which includes heat above 100 degrees and cold below 32 degrees.
  6. Must possess both experience and knowledge of indoor and outdoor maintenance material to operate park maintenance equipment and methods and practices essential to the care and maintenance of parks and recreation areas.
  7. Possess the ability to comprehend new techniques and training developed in park maintenance.
  8. Have a personality that will allow you to work closely with others and get along with the public.
  1. Ability to remain calm in public in order to resolve disagreements with appropriate tact and procedures of a professional.
  2. Possess a valid Arkansas Driver’s License.
  3. Must possess the capability to work well with others in a team atmosphere.

Applications will be accepted through January 27, 2021, and maybe picked up and returned to Arkadelphia Parks and Recreation Center at 2555 Twin Rivers Drive, Arkadelphia, AR 71923 7:30 to 5:30 Mon – Fri or found online at www.arkadelphia.gov. Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Employment Notice-The City of Arkadelphia is accepting applications for a Front Desk Aide until January 29, 2021. 

DESK AIDE

Parks and Recreation

Salary: Part-Time/Hourly

 Relationships

Reports to: Recreation Center Operations Manager

Job Summary

Responsible for assisting patrons with program registrations, enrollment, & rentals of the facilities. To ensure the safety of participants & building.  Maintain a clean & organized working environment and facility.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Unlock facility and perform opening procedures.
  2. Receive and receipt all transactions.
  3. Check calendar for daily events and activities.
  4. Observe all actions of participants at the entrance and other locations of the building.
  5. Provide friendly and professional customer service at all times.
  6. Issue and print memberships.
  7. Answer phones, take accurate messages, and transfer calls.
  8. Take registration for participation in activities and sports programs.
  9. Issue and retrieve equipment after usage.
  10. Enforce all rules, regulations, and policies concerning the use of the recreation center. (ZERO TOLERANCE!)
  11. Ensure the safety of the facility’s members and guests.
  12. Give out information and promote the use of the building to citizens and potential users.
  13. Inform the Recreation Center Operations Manager of any problems with the building or participants.
  14. Fill out daily recaps.
  15. Lock and secure the facility on closing.
  16. Setup & teardown as requested for events.
  17. Perform cleaning and sanitizing checklist duties daily.
  18. Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Ability to speak & write effectively to the public.
  2. Provide excellent customer service to all patrons.
  3. Ability to read fine print and numbers.
  4. Ability to respond to verbal communication.
  5. Ability to learn and use recreation software.
  6. Cash handling skills.
  7. General knowledge of office equipment.

Applications will be accepted through January 29, 2021, and maybe picked up and returned to Arkadelphia Parks and Recreation Center at 2555 Twin Rivers Drive, Arkadelphia, AR 71923 7:30 to 5:30 Mon – Fri or found online at www.arkadelphia.gov. Equal Opportunity Employer.