CITY OF TWIN FALLS
DEPARTMENT: Parks Department
POSITION: PARK OPERATOR
EFFECTIVE DATE: Upon selection
HOURLY STARTING SALARY RANGE: $16.85 – $20.22
BENEFIT PACKAGE INCLUDES: Medical & Dental Insurance, Vacation & Sick Leave (accrued bi-weekly), Paid Holidays (10), Paid Long Term Disability and Life Insurance, Wellness Program and Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho-P.E.R.S.I.
WORK SCHEDULE: Monday – Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Friday 7:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
JOB DUTIES: Under the direction of a Parks Lead Operator, an Operator in the Parks Department must perform a variety of work associated with the repair, general maintenance, mechanical, and beautification of City parks, event centers, athletic fields; mowing, trimming, watering, renovation of turf areas; maintaining sprinkler systems and assisting in the repair and installation of sprinkler lines and heads, and apply fertilizers, insecticides, fungicides and other chemicals. Performs minor semiskilled repairs to restrooms, buildings, playground equipment, lawnmowers; operates riding mowers, large tractors and trucks, and performs other job related duties assigned by supervisor. On occasion, after hour emergency stand-by will be required.
QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or GED equivalent; Valid driver’s license; sufficient physical condition to perform the essential functions of the position which consists of continuous physical labor in all types of weather conditions, frequently lifting and/or moving 50 to 100 pounds; and any combination of education and experience which demonstrates a general knowledge of the operation and repair of mechanical equipment and various hand tools.
Familiarity with correct procedures for chemical application; understand both written and oral instructions; have the ability to work independently to complete daily activities according to work schedule; use equipment and tools properly and safely; and establish effective working relationship with employees and the public.
A State of Idaho’s Professional Applicator License is required within one year of hiring. Must live within 25 miles of the City of Twin Falls.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested individuals should submit an online application by vising our website at: www.tfid.org/jobs. Apply immediately. This position will remain open until filled. Initial review of applications will begin April 24, 2019.
For additional information, please call Human Resources at 208-735-7251 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Human Resources Department
An Equal Opportunity Employer – Drug Free Work Place
Qualified veterans who provide required documentation will be given preference in accordance with Idaho state law.