RECREATION TECHNICIAN III
Under general supervision, performs a variety of manual, semi-skilled and technical duties related to parks and recreation landscape installation and maintenance; responsible for sports fields maintenance, opening and closing facilities, and the maintenance and repair of parks and recreation facilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Prepares sports fields and ensures safety of fields prepared by other organizations;
- Performs wide variety of skilled and semi-skilled construction, landscape, and maintenance work;
- Serves as technical advisor to the division;
- Operates hand and portable power tools;
- Operates vehicles and equipment;
- Assists in installation and repair of lawn sprinkler systems, sports fields, field fencing, and facilities;
- Maintains the Recreation Division’s ball field maintenance program;
- Keeps records and prepares reports of work performed;
- Performs general maintenance, cleaning and repairing of recreation facilities such as community centers, amphitheater, playgrounds, school-based program sites, and other municipal facilities;
- Assists recreation staff in the setup of facilities for comprehensive municipal recreation programs and activities;
- Oversees, operates, and maintains the public address systems;
- Oversees and operates stage lighting at the amphitheater;
- Oversees and operates computerized lighting at fields and facilities;
- Oversees and coordinates opening and closing of facilities;
- Prepares information for billing use of computerized lighting system;
- Collects, analyzes data and makes recommendations;
- Prepares special reports;
- Reads and interprets directions and sketches.
Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
May spray for pest and weed control.
Supervision is received from a Supervisor I, II, or III. Supervision is exercised over Recreation Technician I and II’s as well as Maintenance Aides and various part-time employees.
- General construction and maintenance procedures;
- Safe working practices;
- Mechanical operations of motorized equipment;
- Power equipment pneumatic and hand tools;
- Computer technology;
- Supervisory skills;
- Principles of customer service.
- Perform strenuous physical work with agility and endurance;
- Perform a variety of repairs to City facilities;
- Follow oral and written instructions;
- Collect & analyze data;
- Operate required vehicles and equipment efficiently and safely;
- Keep accurate records and prepare reports;
- Work in a cooperative manner with others;
- Detect needed mechanical work;
- Safely use a variety of hand tools;
- Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing ;
- Demonstrate an awareness and appreciation of the cultural diversity of the community.
Education and Experience - Education equivalent to graduation from high school and at least three (3) years of experience in the installation, construction, repair, maintenance of City facilities, ball fields, streets, parks, and/or recreation facilities. Some experience working with computers is desirable.
License and Other Requirements - Must possess an unrestricted Class C California Commercial Driver’s License. Must be willing to work overtime, evenings and weekends as required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS - In addition to Essential Functions required in each maintenance area, the following physical, environmental and communication demands are essential.
PHYSICAL: Positions in this class during a typical work shift are required to sit, stand and walk in the performance of their duties. Due to the physical nature of this position, the majority of tasks performed by incumbents involve a combination of two or more physical operations simultaneous requiring, but not limited to the following: Twisting neck and body, bending, pushing/pulling and standing. Lifting - Ability to grasp and lift tools and bags of concrete weighing up to 70 pounds and carry items over 100 feet in distance. Hearing - Ability to monitor sounds for traffic control, hear back-up alarms on trucks and other equipment, calls for help from co-workers and radio dispatched calls and/or signals. Vision - (may be correctable) that enables them to see work orders, repairs, construction, landscaping, mixing pesticides, dials and gauges and operate vehicles and equipment and monitor traffic control conditions. Verbal - Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner with both the public and co-workers.
ENVIRONMENTAL: May be required to: work in inclement weather including sun, cold and rain; wear protective apparel, including goggles, face protectors, respirator noise insulator, apron and shoes; work on an overtime or call-back basis; and work around hazardous material and substances.
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