City of Kent
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Parks Operations Laborer (Limited Hour)
at City of Kent
- General Purpose
Park Operations Temporary Laborer (Limited-Hour)
Hourly Rate: $13.50 - $18.00 per hour depending on experience
Hours: Limited Hour up to 28 Hours per week
Schedule may vary based on work assignment
**Open until filled. If you have technical difficulties, please feel free to call our office at (253) 856-5270 and we will do our best to assist you.**
- Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Assist Parks staff in routine grounds maintenance including, but not limited to, mowing, weed-eating, seeding, and fertilizing lawns; maintenance and preparation of athletic complexes, natural and synthetic; set out and move portable sprinklers; perform routine landscaping including weeding and cleaning of shrub and flower beds; clean and stock restroom buildings and portable restrooms using cleansers and disinfectants; change trash receptacles and remove litter; clean walkways and perform other tasks as required; operate small tractors and small riding lawn mowers. Assist by supporting staff during special events and volunteer projects. Must be able to operate standard size pick-up and/or sedans with standard hand and foot controls.
- Education, Experience and Other Requirements
Applicants must have a valid Washington State Driver's License at the time of applying and must be able to verify employment eligibility at time of hire; must have high school diploma or equivalent; must successfully pass the City's pre-employment substance abuse screening and driving record check; and must be at least 18 years of age. Applicants are subject to Washington State background check.
While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk and hear. The incumbent is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The incumbent is frequently required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds or more with assistance. Specific vision abilities required include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Work is performed in a field environment; may be exposed to individuals who are difficult; and may be required to travel to different sites. Work is usually performed outdoors in all types of weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Incumbent is subject to irregular work schedules including weekdays, weekends and evenings.