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Parks Technician

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Augusta City of
Physical Address
113 EAST 6TH
Augusta, KS 67010
Job Description


Under supervision, maintains the grounds and facilities of the City’s parks.


Performs landscaping duties including mowing, weed-eating, trimming trees and shrubs, pulling weeds, edging lawns, raking, watering plants and trees, sweeping and clearing fallen trees
Handles maintenance of existing and construction of new park equipment (benches, tables, signs, etc.)
Repairs and maintains equipment (playground, picnic tables, etc.)
Cleans restrooms
Picks up litter and debris from grounds and parking lots
Empties trash containers
Performs general maintenance on equipment, including refueling, changing oil, lubricating parts; making minor adjustments, as necessary
Operates a variety of hand tools, shovels, hoes, rakes loppers, litter sticks, and saws
Tests and maintains daily chemical levels on pool during swimming season
Assists in snow removal
Other duties as assigned

Attend mandatory monthly safety meetings
Insures the proper maintenance of equipment and tools by cleaning and checking equipment and tools after use
Safely operate vehicles and landscape equipment
Wear personal protective equipment, as required
Help other team members accomplish tasks
Abide by all standards, conduct and policies, as stated in Employee Handbook
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions, including temperature extremes. The employee may regularly be exposed to fumes, chemicals, dirt, dust and pollen. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Education, Licensure, or Certification

Valid Class B CDL Licensure preferred upon hire. Attainment required within 3 months of employment.
AFO (Aquatic Facility Operator) or CPO (Certified Pool Operator) certification preferred
Arbor Training preferred
Experience, Specialized Knowledge, and Other Requirements

General knowledge of use and maintenance of equipment and tools used
Methods of lifting heavy articles and loads in a safe manner
Skills and Abilities – With or without accommodations


Has ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and moving the whole body, such as sitting, standing, walking, bending, climbing, twisting, squatting, reaching overhead, grasping, lifting, balancing, kneeling, pushing, pulling and handling of objects
Has ability to frequently lift up to 25 pounds; occasionally lift up to 50 pounds
Has normal eyesight and depth perception, with or without correction
Hears normal tones, with or without correction
Has ability to work within environment described below

Work under supervision; work cooperatively with other employees
Ability to listen, understand and communicate information
Ability to demonstrate flexibility in work environments, performing a variety of frequently changing tasks
The physical and cognitive demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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