Parks Maintenance


Van Buren Township, MI

Van Buren Township

<p><strong>Human Resources instrumentally progresses the Township culturally and competitively to create a modern form of municipal government by developing expert knowledge of HR trends. From four-day work&nbsp;<span class="bx-messenger-ajax bx-messenger-ajax-black" data-entity="date" data-messageid="139446" data-ts="1675951200">weeks</span>&nbsp;(4DWW&rsquo;s) to mitigating unconscious bias in employment decisions and talent practices, we create redefining engagement. Always fostering a diverse representation and inclusive environment within our teams promoting true equality.</strong></p>

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Seasonal Worker


Overview: <strong>Level</strong>:&nbsp;Seasonal<br /><strong>Hourly Wage:&nbsp;</strong>$18<strong><u><br /></u></strong> <p>VBT is looking for a highly self-motivated individual to be part of our team! We have several part-time opportunities available to help work around college schedules while gaining meaningful on the job skills need in today's workforce. Must be at 18 years of age with a valid driver&rsquo;s license. Under the supervision of the Director of Park, this seasonal employee is responsible for monitoring the parks, cleaning park pavilions, picking up litter, cleaning park bathrooms, emptying trash receptacles and general light maintenance during the summer months.</p>
Responsibilities: <p>An employee in this position may be called upon to perform any or all of the following essential job functions, duties and responsibilities. These examples are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by an employee assigned this classification and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed in this position.</p> <p>Parks part-time maintenance staff may work various shifts throughout the week, weekend and holidays.&nbsp; Employees need to be available to work shifts as early as 7:00 a.m. and as late as 10:00 p.m. Shifts generally last 7 hours, totaling 21-35 hours.</p> <ul> <li>Able to carry out written and oral instructions</li> <li>Able to work as part of a team as well as unaccompanied</li> <li>Knowledgeable in the safe use of hand tools</li> <li>Able to do light maintenance</li> <li>Able to operate park vehicles (automatic transmission)</li> <li>Able to empty trash receptacles (in excess of 50 lbs.)</li> <li>Able to work in an outdoor setting</li> <li>Self-motivated &ndash; may work unsupervised</li> <li>Must have a valid driver&rsquo;s license</li> <li>Must be 18 years old</li> <li>Must be able to empty trash receptacles (in excess of 50 lbs.)</li> <li>Must be able to use hand tools</li> <li>Must be available to work a varied shift, including weekends and holidays</li> <li>Performs related and incidental work as assigned.</li> <li>Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p>The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities and minimum qualifications necessary to perform the essential functions, duties and responsibilities of the position.</p> <ul> <li>Must possess high school diploma or equivalent.</li> <li>Ability to maintain a valid State of Michigan driver&rsquo;s license with no major traffic convictions.</li> <li>Ability to operate basic computers and software applications.</li> <li>Skill in communicating verbally and in writing and interacting with customers in a professional and ethical manner.</li> <li>Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, supervisors and the general public.</li> <li>Must be reliable and work cooperatively as part of a team.</li> <li>Ability to perform job duties with minimal need for direct supervision.</li> <li>Ability to adhere to deadlines.</li> <li>Must be willing to work evenings, and/or weekends to accommodate the needs of the Township.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong><u>Physical Abilities and Work Environment</u></strong>&nbsp;</p> <p>The conditions herein 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 job functions.</p> <p><strong><u>Environment</u></strong>: Work is performed primarily in an outdoor environment with some travel to different sites; when visiting the parks, the incumbent may be required to walk on uneven and slippery surfaces, be exposed to all weather conditions, dust and pollen, and mechanical hazards such as construction equipment; incumbents may be required to work extended hours including evenings and weekends.</p> <p><strong><u>Physical</u></strong>: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate to high amounts of weight up to 50 lbs. or more; if applicable to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; to travel to other locations using various modes of private and commercial transportation; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.</p> <p><strong><u>Vision</u></strong>: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.</p> <p><strong><u>Hearing:</u></strong> Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction</p>