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Grounds Maintenance Foreman



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Job description: Responsible for operation of ground maintenance. Performs tasks related to park maintenance and related work as required. May perform some duties independently with general supervision. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities: 1. General ground maintenance/manual labor as required. 2. Performs less skilled duties using hand tools such as pick and shovel. 3. Operates power tools such as chain saws, weed eaters, etc. 4. Assembles special equipment for use by the public; installs signs, barriers 5. Clean drainage ditches, pick up trash, and placing hot or cold asphalt mix. 6. Sets up street barricades and functions as a flagger for traffic. 7. Operates lawn maintenance equipment such as small tractors, riding mowers, etc. 8. Ability to read and write in order to be able to understand instructions and prepare daily activity logs. 9. Ability to follow safety rules and regulations while working in heavy traffic areas. 10. Assist during emergencies such as floods, severe weather, and accidents. May include sanding bridges, placing and maintaining warning signs, setting up barricades, cutting up fallen trees and assisting the public. 11. Occasionally confers with customers regarding service problems and reports information obtained to supervisor. 12. Regular and punctual attendance. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and to be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Ability to learn new skills. Ability to get along with co-workers. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to use hand and power tools (i.e. picks, shovels, rakes, chainsaw, weed-eater). Ability to cut, clear, drag and lift brush and tree limbs. Ability to operate department vehicles and trailers. Ability to read and follow written and oral instructions and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to follow safety rules and regulations while working in heavy traffic areas. Ability to work in continuous outdoor activity, frequent sitting, standing, walking, squatting, bending, twisting upper body, climbing, exposure to extreme heat, cold, noise, mechanical hazards, fume/odor hazards, toxic waste/material hazards, occasional kneeling, crawling, carrying/lifting up to 50 lbs. indoor activity, exposure to electrical, explosive, biological and , dust mites hazards. Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with other employees. Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or GED equivalent Read, write and converse fluently in English








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